Today, March 8
Annual all-day ski clinic for adults - Eaglecrest Ski Area's "Get Out of Yur Rut!" ski clinic is for adults who ski green slopes to black to progress in their skiing ability. It includes five hours of coaching on the hill by PSIA-certified instructors, continental breakfast, lunch, guest presentations, videoing and aprés ski. Info: Call 790-2000 ext. 211 or visit www.skijuneau.com.
Wednesday, March 18
Adult softball registration - Juneau Sports Association registration for adult softball leagues will be held March 18 at Riverbend Elementary School. Co-ed league registration begins at 6:15 p.m. Mens and womens registration begins at 7 p.m. in the Commons. Late registration will be accepted until 5 p.m. March 20, with a $50 late fee. Call 463-3633 for a packet to be mailed, or visit www.juneausoftball.com to download registration information and forms.
Saturday, March 28
Monte Carlo Bowling - The Juneau U.S. Bowling Congress Bowlers will hold a benefit bowing event from 7 to 10 p.m. March 28 at the Juneau Bowling Center. Fun night of bowling with cash prizes to raise money for youth bowlers to travel to state tournament. $35 per person. Call 586-2695 for more information.
Juneau Cheer Club offers elite snow removal - As long as there is snow, the Juneau Cheer Club will offer elite snow removal anywhere in Juneau from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on weekends and 4 to 7 p.m. on weekdays. These hard-working young athletes are trying to raise money for uniforms and competition travel. Info: Monica Casipit, 790-3099.
Classic Women's Soccer - Classic Women's Soccer is held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Fridays and began on Jan. 9. There will be 14 games. Cost is $49. Bring a light and dark shirt. Coed Masters Soccer is 7:30 to 9 p.m. Fridays and began Jan. 9. There will be 14 games. Cost is $49. Male players must be over 30 years of age. Bring a light and dark shirt. Open soccer is 9 to 10 p.m. Tuesday nights and began Jan. 6. Cost is $4. New this winter is Competitive Coed Soccer, held 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday nights and began Jan. 10. There will be eight games, and games may be added if enough players register to cover costs. Cost is $35. This will be run in the same format as Coed Masters. It will be played in a pick-up format. Bring a light and dark shirt. Registrations available at www.juneausoccer.com and at the field house. Info: e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Youth referees needed - Juneau Parks and Recreation is looking for referees for the upcoming youth basketball season. If you have any knowledge of the game of basketball, or have any experience playing or reffing, we would love to have your help. You will get paid for each game you referee. The season runs from January 17-March 14. For more information, please contact Cody Anderson at 586-5226.
Adult soccer - Men's and women's competitive indoor soccer league at the Dimond Park Fieldhouse have room for four men's teams and four women's teams. Form your team now. Games, held Sunday nights, start March 22 and run through May. Registration due March 9. Cost is $35. Open adult soccer is Tuesday nights, 9-10 p.m. Cost is $4. Classic Women and Coed Masters also are ongoing, Friday nights until April 24. Cost is $49. Information and registrations forms are available at www.juneausoccer.com or by e-mailing Kris or Jenni at email@example.com.
Court rentals - Community Schools has court rentals available from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. Cost is $30 per hour, per court. To reserve time, call 780-2075.
Juneau Skating Club - The Juneau Skating Club's final session of the year begins March 6. Classes meet one time per week for six weeks. Group lessons meet either Friday nights from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. or Saturday mornings from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Hockey skills classes start at 10:30 a.m. March 8. Registration forms and other information are available at www.juneauskatingclub.org or at the rink. Questions can be directed to JSC Coaches at firstname.lastname@example.org or 523-9115.
Mount Jumbo Gym pre-school open gym - Children must be accompanied and supervised by an adult, at a maximum ratio of four children to one adult. Play equipment and tumbling mats available. This program is open to parents or caregivers of youth age 1-6, Monday-Friday, 10:30 a.m.-noon. Bring clean dry shoes and a snack. Closed on all city holidays. Info: Myiia Whistler, 586-5226 or Myiia_Whistler@ci.juneau.ak.us.
Ultimate Frisbee Players of Southeast Alaska - The Ultimate Frisbee Players of Southeast Alaska will hold league play will take place 7-9 p.m. Wednesdays and Sundays at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Field. The league is open to players off all ages and ability levels. Info: David Job, 586-3845 or Andy White, 957-2985, email@example.com.
Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School court rentals - Community Schools has court rental times available, starting at 9 a.m., on Saturdays at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. Cost is $20 per hour, per court, which must be paid at the time of rental. Info: 780-2075.
Open gyms - Community Schools is offering open gyms from 3 to 5 p.m. Sundays at Thunder Mountain High School. Cost is $3 per person. Participants are asked to bring their own balls. For more information, call 780-2073.
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 crawl stroke and backstroke. Info: Augustus Brown swim pool, 586-5325.
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 Rec Hikes Hotline. Bring plenty of food and water, and wear warm layers of clothing and proper footwear for the hike. No dogs or firearms 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: Hotline, 586-0428.
Mount Jumbo Gym rentals - Parks and Recreation is accepting reservations for rentals of the Mount Jumbo Gym. The gym is open for rental from until Dec. 30. Rentals can be made noon-1 p.m. and 6-10 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturdays and noon-10 p.m. Sundays. Cost is $30 per hour. Terry Miller gym also is available for rent. Info: 586-5226.
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.
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