Posted: Thursday, March 06, 2008


Today-Saturday, March 8

• Class 3A and 4A Southeast Conference Tournament - The Class 3A and 4A boys and girls region tournaments will take place Wednesday-Saturday at the JDHS gym.

Today's schedule - Haines vs. Met/Pet girls winner, 11 a.m., Petersburg vs. Met/Mt. E boys winner, 12:45 p.m., Wrangell vs. Mt.E/Craig girls winner, 3 p.m., Wrangell vs. Haines/Craig boys winner, 4:45 p.m., Juneau-Douglas vs. Sitka girls, 7 p.m., Sitka vs. Ketchikan boys, 8:45 p.m.

Friday's schedule - Class 3A girls fifth place game, 8 a.m., Class 3A boys fifth place game, 9:45 a.m., Class 3A girls third place game, 11:45 a.m., Class 3A boys third place game, 1:30 p.m., Class 3A girls championship, 3:30 p.m., Class 3A boys championship, 5:15 p.m., Class 4A girls championship, 7:30 p.m., Class 4A boys championship, 9:15 p.m.

Saturday's schedule - Class 3A/4A girls third-place crossover game, 1:30 p.m., Class 3A/4A boys third-place crossover game, 3:15 p.m., Class 3A/4A girls crossover title game, 5 p.m., Class 3A/4A boys cross over title game, 7 p.m.



• Juneau Sports Association adult softball team registration - Mailings have gone out to 2007 managers and team packets are now available for teams wanting to register for the Juneau Sports Association adult softball league. If you want to start a new team, if your address has changed, or you did not receive a packet, please contact JSA. Coed registration will be held 6-6:45 p.m. March 19 at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School followed by men's and women's registration from 7-7:45 p.m. Info: JSA, 463-3633 or

• Gastineau Channel Little League registration - The Gastineau Channel Little League is happy to announce that online registration is now available for those wishing to register their kids for the 2008 baseball, softball or teeball season. To register online, go to or call 635-3416. Info: Gastineau Channel Little League, 635-3416.

• Eaglecrest Ski Area events - Monday afternoons throughout the season will be Seniors Edge classes for skiers 55-and-older. This includes a brown bag lunch, socializing, discussions, tips from professional instructors, coffee and cookies. Rental and lift packages along with multi-clinic punch cards are available. Info: or 790-2000 x211.

• Classic Women's Soccer starting up - Classic Women's Soccer started Jan. 15. No experience necessary. Older women and new players are encouraged and welcomed to play. Games are Tuesday evenings at the Mount Jumbo Gym. Cost is $30. Co-ed Masters soccer for players over 30 started Jan. 27. Games will take place Sunday evenings at Floyd Dryden Middle School. Cost is $30. Registration forms and league information can be seen at Info: Juneau Soccer, 523-9196.

• Learn to ice skate with the Juneau Skating Club - The final session of the year begins Friday. Classes meet one time per week for six weeks. Group lessons meet either from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Fridays or 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Saturdays. Hockey skills classes start March 9. Registration forms and other information available at Info: Juneau Skating Club, 523-9115 or

• Treadwell Ice Arena - Treadwell Ice Arena is open seven days a week and is now selling hot chocolate and coffee. Open skate fees are $4 for adults, $3 for youth and $2 for skate rental. Hockey skills and drills winter sessions for January, February and March have begun and space is still available. Fee is $42 for four weeks. Parent/tot skating lessons are on Thursdays. Fee is $45 for four weeks or $15 to drop in. Fees include admission, skate rental and a 30-minute lesson for one adult and one child. Info: Treadwell Arena, 586-0410 or

• Mt. Jumbo Preschool open gym - Open gym will be held for youth up to age 6 with an adult. Cost is $1 per child and punchcards are available at the gym. Gym is open Monday-Friday from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Toys, climbers, tricycles, building blocks, mats and balls will be provided. Info: Parks and Recreation, 586-5226,

• Mt. Jumbo gym rental - Gym is available for $27 per hour. Soccer goals, balls, preschool play equipment, mats and basketball court are all available for use. Info: Parks and Recreation, 586-5226,

• JDHS turf field available - The turf field by Juneau-Douglas High School is available for community use. The charge for reserving the field is $5 per hour for non-profit youth groups, $10 per hour for non-profit adult groups and $15 per hour for all other groups. Individuals and groups are asked to keep food, drink, gum and animals off the field. Info: Community Schools at 523-1773.

• Juneau Ski Club Mighty Mites registration - Mighty Mites, a racing program available for young skiers ages 7 to 12, will start Jan. 5 and runs 10 weeks at Eaglecrest Ski Area. Program choices are from 9:30 a.m. until noon on Saturdays or Sundays, or all-day Saturdays. More information and registration forms are available at Forms can be picked up at Foggy Mountain Sports, the Nugget Alaskan Outfitter or Eaglecrest Ski Area. Registration forms can be mailed or dropped off at Eaglecrest. For more information, call 789-5761 or Eaglecrest Ski School.



• Dzantik'i Heeni open gym - Community Schools in cooperation with the PEP grant is sponsoring open gyms at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School on Saturdays from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. for youth in grades 6-12. There is no charge and youth are encouraged to bring a basketball or volleyball. Info: Community Schools, 523-1774.

• Zach Gordon Youth Center climbing wall - Climbing wall hours are 5-7 p.m. on Mondays, and 3:30-7 p.m. on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. The climbing wall can be used by people of all ages. Climbers age 20-younger climb free, while adults 21-older pay $5 to use the wall. Youth-adult interaction is encouraged, so an adult climbing with a youth pays no fee. Private rental times are available for $25 per hour. Info and scheduling: Zach Gordon Youth Center, 586-2635.

• Evening masters swimming program - The Augustus Brown pool hosts a twice-weekly evening masters swimming program. The program will meet from 6:30-7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and is designed to promote and improve the physical and mental well-being of adults age 19 and older. Participants must be able to swim crawlstroke and backstroke. Info: Augustus Brown swim pool, 586-5325.

• Basketball/volleyball court rentals available - The Juneau Community Schools program has basketball/volleyball court rental times available from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. The cost to rent the court is $20 per hour, which must be paid at the time of rental. This is for adult activities only. Info: Juneau Community Schools, 463-1717.

• Juneau Department of Parks and Recreation Wednesday and Saturday hikes - For updates on locations of Wednesday and Saturday group hikes, call the Juneau Parks and Recreation Hikes Hotline. Always remember to bring plenty of food and water, wear warm layers of clothing and proper footwear for the hike. No dogs or firearms are allowed. Wednesday hikes are limited to hikers 18 years of age or older. Saturday hikes are open to families, and children must be accompanied by an adult. Info: Juneau Department of Parks and Recreation Hikes Hotline, 586-0428.

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