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Sports in Juneau

Posted: Sunday, April 01, 2001

Today, April 1

April Bike Rides -- Meet at Resurrection Lutheran Church at 4 p.m. for a recreational ride to Fred Meyers and back. Helmets are required. Info: Bill Johnson, 789-9095.

Ongoing/Meetings

Juneau Alpine Club meeting -- Meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 3, at the home of Kim and Barb Turley, 1136 Slim Williams Way. Info: Kim Turley, 789-7058.

Raincountry Flyfishers flytying course -- A four-week class on tying flies for fish in Juneau waters. Meets from 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday, April 3, 10, 17 and 24, at Floyd Dryden Middle School library. Beginners and anglers new to Juneau are encouraged to attend. Course fee of $44 includes class fees and supplies. Info: Community Schools, 463-1717, or club president Tony Soltys, 789-9159.

Juneau 4-H running club -- Registration for a new youth running club will take place at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 5, at the Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School Commons. The club is for runners in grades K-5 and will meet every Thursday through July 5 from 5-6 p.m. at locations to be announced. The club will have a final run on Saturday, July 7, during the Governor's Cup fun run. Local runners John and Jamie Bursell will lead the club, and volunteer coaches are welcome. Call the Bursells at 789-5997 to find out about the 4-H screening procedure. If there is interest for a middle school running club, contact the University of Alaska Cooperative Extension Service. The cost of joining 4-H is $6. Parents are encouraged to run with their children. Info: Jim Douglas at the University of Alaska Cooperative Extension Service, 465-8749.

Open Gyms

Youth open gyms -- From 8-11 p.m. on Saturdays (4/7 and 4/14) at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School, and from 8-11 p.m. on Fridays (4/13, no open gym on 4/6) at Floyd Dryden Middle School. No cost for students grades 5-12. Info: Community Schools, 463-1700, Ext. 325.

Adult volleyball/basketball open gyms -- at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School, Cost is $4. From 7-9 p.m. on Sundays (4/1, 4/8, 4/15 and 4/22) and Fridays (4/6, 4/13 and 4/20). Volleyball/basketball court rentals available Saturday mornings. Info: Community Schools, 463-1700, Ext. 325.

Badminton open gym -- From 8-10 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays at Auke Bay School gym. All skill levels encouraged to attend. Info: Theresa Walden, 790-2499.

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