Sports in Juneau

Posted: Friday, May 29, 2009

UPCOMING EVENTS

Saturday, May 30

• Valley Lumber Road Race - The Juneau Freewheelers present the Valley Lumber and Building Supply Auke Rec Circuit Road Race beginning at 10 a.m. at the Auke Rec picnic area near the totem pole. Riders can travel either two loops for 12 miles or four loops for 24 miles in an open category. For more information, contact director Jim Sheufelt at 463-1237.

Saturday, June 6

• 23rd annual 7-a-side soccer tournament - At Adair Kennedy Field. Cost is $15. Registrations can be dropped off at Zach Gordon or Pavitt Health and Fitness by Noon on Friday, June 5th or mailed to the CCSL at P.O. box 35421, Juneau 99803.

June 8-12

• Juneau Baseball Camp (ages 9-12) - The Gastineau Channel Little League is hosting its third annual Juneau Baseball Camp from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Miller Fields located behind Glacier Valley Elementary School. The camp is available to baseball players of all skill levels and provides an outstanding learning experience for all players that want to learn the fundamentals of baseball. Camp registration is available at www.juneaulittleleague.com. Cost is $200 for a full day or $100 for a half day. For more information, please contact Andy at 209-4567.

June 11-16

• Crimson Bears Youth Football Camp - The Juneau-Douglas High School Crimson Bears Youth Football Camp will run from June 11-16, with Sunday off, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Early drop off begins at 8 a.m. Cost is $95 per camper or $115 with early drop off at the football field behind Floyd Dryden. Participants will also receive a t-shirt. The camp is open to boys and girls ages 7-12. No football experience is necessary. Registration is limited to the first 80 registrants. For more information, please contact coach Rich Sjoroos at 789-4070 or 957-2586.

June 15-17

• Juneau Baseball Camp (ages 7-8) - The Gastineau Channel Little League is hosting its third annual Juneau Baseball Camp from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Miller Fields, located behind Glacier Valley Elementary School. The camp is available to baseball players of all skill levels and provides an outstanding learning experience for all players that want to learn the fundamentals of baseball. Camp registration is available at www.juneaulittleleague.com. Cost is $75 per player. For more information, please contact Andy at 209-4567.

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

• Elite spring cleaning - The Juneau Cheer Club is offering cleaning services for driveways and yards. All jobs big or small deserve a call. Services will be offered throughout the spring during weekends and after-school hours. For more information contact Monica Casipit at 790-3099.

• Sailing lessons - Join the fun in downtown Juneau for beginners to advanced sailors. Half-day classes starting each week from June 15-Aug 3 for ages 10-18, weekend classes for adults. We are a USSailing certified, non-profit group with 20 hour classes starting at $135. We provide everything except your life vest. Or join the Youth Race Team. Sign up online at www.juneauyouthsailinginc.org.

• Juneau Special Olympics volunteers needed - Special Olympics Alaska is run wholeheartedly by volunteers. The group is seeking key volunteers to ensure that the sports training and competition program continues for the more than 50 people with intellectual disabilities who participate in Juneau. Volunteer positions are needed in leadership, development, fundraising, sport specific areas, and communication. For more information contact Nicolle Egan at 1-888-499-7625 ext 629 or nicolle@specialolympicsalaska.org.

• Coed softball registration open - Registration for the 2009 coed softball tournament is now open until May 22 at 5 p.m. Scorekeepers are also needed for the tournament. Scorekeeper training is also available. For more information, please contact the Juneau Softball Association at 463-3633 or info@juneausoftball.com.

• Juneau Parks and Recreation summer sports registration - Youth outdoor soccer for youth ages 5-18, Start Smart Soccer Program for youth ages 3-4 and the Thunder Mt. Sports Camps for youth ages 5-18 registration begins on Saturday, May 9, 2009 at the Nugget Mall from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Registration will continue for two-weeks, and then space available, for the league/Start Smart and through the week before each camp. Forms and more information can be found on the Parks & Recreation site: www.juneau.org/parkrec/youth/youthsports.php. More information, contact Myiia Whistler at 586-5226 or Myiia_Whistler@ci.juneau.ak.us.

• Ladies Golf Association - The LowTide Ladies Golf Association will start its season with a shotgun start at 6 p.m. at the Mendenhall Golf Course. Organizers are looking for women interested in playing golf. No prior experience is necessary to participate. Clubs and carts can be rented at the course. Participants will play every Thursday at 6 p.m. through August 20. Golfers should contact the course if weather is questionable. For more information, please contact the Mendenhall Golf Course at 789-1221, Donna Schultz at 789-3996 or Lynne Gregg at 790-1960.



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