Sports in Juneau

Posted: Monday, June 06, 2005

UPCOMING EVENTS

Saturday, June 11

• Juneau Rowing Club - Gastineau Channel Challenge: The regatta takes place on June 11 on the Gastineau Channel. The finals take place around 4 p.m. and can be viewed from the Juneau Yacht Club. Info: On the Web at http://www.juneaurowing.com.

• Southeast Road Runners - Windfall Lake Trail Challenge Run: Meet at 8:30 a.m. at the Windfall Lake Trailhead turnoff, near Mile 26 Veterans Memorial Hwy., for a 9 a.m. race start. This challenging course of about 14 miles features rugged trail and dirt roads, finishing on the paved Montana Creek Road at the West Glacier Trail parking lot just past Skaters Cabin. Info: Ben Haight, 780-4215, by e-mail at benpat@gci.net, or on the Web at http://www.juneau.com/serr/.

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MEETINGS / CLINICS / ANNOUNCEMENTS

• LIFE On The Move Flag Football - The Juneau School District will be hosting three seperate flag football camps. Taking place on June 13-16, June 27-30 and July 11-14, the camps will go from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Adair Kennedy field. The earliest camp is for 15-to-18 year olds, the second camp is for 12-to-14 year olds and the July camp is for 9-to-11 year olds. The camps will focus on conditioning, techniques, drills and strategies. Registration forms are at the Boys and Girls Club. Info: Mychal Bossio, 463-1700 ext. 294.

• LIFE On The Move Volleyball - The Juneau School District will be hosting two volleyball camps. Two camps are designed for incoming sixth and eight graders. It will take place July 25-28 and August 8-11 from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Dzantiki Heeni. These free camps will focus on fundamental skills of passing, setting and hitting through drills and scrimmages. A camp for incoming high school students will take place August 1-2 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Dzantiki Heeni. Registration forms are available at the Boys and Girls Club. Info: Nikki Mealiff, 463-1700 ext. 298.

• LIFE On The Move Outdoor Adventure Camp - The Juneau School District will be hosting an outdoor adventure camp for children ages 14-to-18 from June 30 to July 2. Teh cost is $10 and food, activities, lodging and transportation will be provided. Activities will include canoeing, hiking, campfires, archery, fishing, storytelling and more. Registration forms are available at the Boys and Girls Club and Zach Gordon Youth Center. Info: Jennifer Maier, 463-7190.

• Classic Women's Outdoor Soccer - Registration for women's classic outdoor soccer has begun and will be ongoing throughout June. Registration forms may be picked up and dropped off at the Zach Gordon Youth Center or online at juneausoccer.com The season begins the first week of July and is open to women who are new to the game or experienced players who which to play in a non-competitive league. Teams will play 14 games and usually play once a week. Games are usually played on Sundays and Mondays with a few midweek exceptions. Info: Kurt West, 364-2503.

• Capital City Men's and Women's Soccer League - Registration for the men's and women's outdoor season is currently in progress. Team registration for the women will be held at the downtown library on June 14 from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. The men's league draft will occur on June 21. Please drop off men's registration forms at the Zach Gordon Youth Center or mail them before on June 21 to CCSL, 1308 3rd St., Douglas, AK 99824. Additional registration forms may be picked up and dropped off at the Zach Gordon Youth Center or online at juneausoccer.com. New players are encouraged to sign up. Info: Kurt West, 364-2503.

• Carlos Boozer Basketball Camp registration - The Carlos Boozer Basketball Camp will take place at Juneau-Douglas High School from July 18 to July 22. The camp features both a boys and a girls session and will run from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. each day. It is available for boys and girls ages 7-to-15 and costs $265 for the weeklong camp. Info: Call 1-440-543-8558 or on the Web at http://www.carlosboozerbasketballcamp.com.

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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.

• Treadwell Arena schedule - The Treadwell Arena will be running four half-day (8 a.m.-noon), week-long summer camps for youth ages 6-12. Available camps: Camp 3: Survivor Week (July 11-July 15). Camp 4: Explore the Outdoors, (July 18-July 22). Please check our Web site for more information and registration forms. There will also be a roller hockey clinic from June 13-15 for one hour each night. Summer drop-in activities will be as follows: Drop-in gym is Monday-Friday, 3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Drop-in Floor Hockey/Gym is Monday and Wednesday, 6 p.m.-8 p.m., and Drop-in Roller Hockey is Tuesday and Thursday, 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Schedules for summer drop-in activities are also available on our website. Treadwell Arena will be closed for maintenance for May and will reopen June 13 for summer activities. Info: Treadwell Arena, 586-0410, or on the Web at http://www.juneau.org/parksrec/icerink/.

• Juneau Archery Club youth shooting - Archery shooting is held on Friday nights, with sessions at 6 p.m., 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. Space is limited and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. The cost of each session is $1, and they are designed to help youngsters learn the basics of archery. Info: John Cooper, 789-3422, or by e-mail at jcooper@gci.net.

• Juneau Community Schools open gyms - Basketball, volleyball and soccer open gyms for adults are available several times a week. Basketball and volleyball open gyms are held Fridays and Sundays from 7-9 p.m. at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. Soccer open gyms are held Sundays from 6:45-8:45 p.m. at Floyd Dryden Middle School. The cost is $5 per session, and 10-session punchcards are available for $40 each. Info: Juneau Community Schools, 463-1717.

• 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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