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Sports in Juneau

Posted: Friday, April 07, 2006

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Saturday, April 8

• JDHS Dance Clinic - The Juneau-Douglas High School dance team will host their annual dance clinic on Saturday, April 8, at JDHS. The cost is $35 and registration is available at JDHS on the day of the clinic only. The first session is for grades K-3, registration at 7:45 a.m. and parent shot at 11:30 a.m. The second session is for grades 4-12, registration at 11:45 a.m. and parent show at 4:30 p.m. All participants will learn a fun hip-hop routine and will receive a clinic t-shirt and certificate. A light snack will also be provided. Info: Beni Laliberte, 789-1096, www.jdhsdance.com

Thursday-Friday, April 13-14

• JDHS Dance Team Showtime - The Juneau-Douglas High School dance team will host thier annualy community show on two nights at the JDHS gym. The show will feature this season's dance routines and will include special guest performances by the famous Dad's Drill Team, as well as many other performers. Both shows start at 7 p.m. and doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door, if available. Tickets available at Hearthside Books, from JDHS dance team members and at the JDHS activites office. Info: Karen Wilke, 789-9707, www.jdhsdance.com

Friday, April 14

• UAS/HoopTime/Fast Break Club Coaching Clinic - The University of Alaska Southeast, HoopTime and the Fast Break Club are presenting a middle school and high school coaching clinic featuring Gonzaga University's Jerry Krause from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the UAS Student Recreation Center in the Charles Gamble Jr.-Donald Sperl Joint Use Facility. Dinner will be served. There is no charge to attend, though preregistration is required. Clinic is limited to the first 40 coaches. Info: 796-6566 or rsvp@uas.alaska.edu.

Sunday, April 23

• Juneau Skating Club recital - The Juneau Skating Club will hold "A Sunday Matinee" at 3 p.m. at Treadwell Arena. The season-ending recital will feature Juneau's youth figure skaters. All students are invited to participate. There are 17 numbers planned, inlcuing solos from skaters and those who won medals in the JSC's first skating competition. There will be a free skate following the recital at 4 p.m. Info: JSC, 523-9115, juneausk8@hotmail.com.

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MEETINGS / CLINICS / ANNOUNCEMENTS

• Capital City Soccer League schedule - The Capital City Soccer League will hold its open soccer schedule on Sundays at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. On Wednesday, May 24 and May 31, at Adair-Kennedy from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Info: CCSL, 523-9196.

• Juneau Youth Football League volunteers needed - The Juneau Youth Football League is looking for volunteers to fill coaching and board vacancies. If you are interested in working with some of Juneau's young athletes or help shape youth football in Juneau, this would be the position for you. Info: Robyn Holloway, 209-8437, info@juneauempire.com

• Learn to ice skate - The Juneau Skating Club will be holding group skating lessons for all levels and ages starting this weekend. The six-week session starts Friday, March 3, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Registration forms are available at Treadwell Arena and online at www.juneauskatingclub.org. Info: 523-9115 or email at juneausk8@hotmail.com.

• Coed Classic Soccer League - The Coed Classic Soccer League is designed for soccer players ages 30 and older who wish to continue their glory days of playing in an exclusively non-competitive but fun and enjoyable environment. Games take place every Sunday at the Floyd Dryden Middle School gym from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. There is a $50 fee to join up for the season. Info: Moctar Diouf, 586-3256.

• Community Schools Open Adult Gym time - There will be open adult gym at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School for soccer on Fridays from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. For basketball and volleyball, there will be open gym time on Sundays from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. There is a $5 fee and players should bring their own soccer balls, basketballs or volleyballs. Info: Community Schools, 523-1774.

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OPEN GYMS / SCRIMMAGES / ONGOING

• Badminton open gym - There will be badminton open gym on Mondays and Thursday at the Auke Bay School gym from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. All skill levels are encouraged to attend. Bring a racquet if you have one. Birdies provided. Info: Theresa Walden, 790-2499

• Mount Jumbo preschool open gym - Preschool open gyms for children ages 1-6 and an adult parent or caregiver takes place from 10:30 a.m. to noon on Mondays, Tuesday, Thursdays and Fridays through April 28. There must be at least one adult present for every four kids. There is a $1 per child fee or punchcards for $10 or $50 can be bought at the gym, which is located at 909 4th St. in Douglas. Tricycles, mats, balls, a Little Tykes climber, building blocks and a kid-sized basketball hoop are availble. Info: Myiia Whistler, 586-5226.

• 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-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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