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Wednesday, May 23
Juneau-Douglas High School softball - The Crimson Bears (17-0) end the regular season with two games against defending small school state champion Sitka at Melvin Park. The JV plays at 3 p.m. with the varsity following at 5 p.m.
Wednesday-Thursday, May 23-24
Southeast Conference baseball tournament - Juneau-Douglas, Sitka, Ketchikan, Prince of Wales and Wrangell will battle it out to see who will represent the Southeast Conference at the state tournament in Fairbanks. On Wednesday, Ketchikan faces Prince of Wales at noon with the winner playing Wrangell at 3 p.m. JDHS finishes the evening with a winner's bracket battle against Sitka. On Thursday, the semifinal will take place at noon, followed by the championship round at 3 p.m. and, if necessary, 6 p.m. All games will take place at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park.
Friday, May 26
Juneau Freewheelers Jack and Jill Relay - This is a time trial bike relay is for a two-person male/female team. This event is free, but riders must be Juneau Freewheeler members to enter. There will be a chance to join the organization for $10 at the race. Registration begins at 6 p.m. at the Rainforest Trailhead on North Douglas. Info: Jim Sheufelt, 463-1237.
Saturday, May 27
Sea Coast Relay - The Southeast Road Runners present the 16th annual Sea Coast Relay. The race, starting at Lena Beach and ending at the UAS Egan Library, is a 21.59-mile rely with exchange points along Juneau's most poplar areas. There will be live music on the course and at the finish. Teams can register at either JRC/The Alaska Club location or Nugget Alaskan Outfitter. Info: Dawn Walsh, 364-3410 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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.
OPEN GYMS / SCRIMMAGES / ONGOING
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-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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