SPORTS IN JUNEAU

Posted: Friday, July 06, 2007

Saturday, July 7

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• Juneau Volleyball Association Beach Volleyball Tournament - The Juneau Volleyball Association will host a 2-on-2 beach volleyball tournament on Saturday, July 7, at Sandy Beach. All skill levels are welcome. Signups begin at 9 a.m. Games begin at 10 a.m. If weather is poor, tournament will be moved indoors. Cost is $10 per person. Info: Glenn, 321-8982.

Saturday, July 14

• JRC/The Alaska Club Governor's Cup 5K and Kids' ½ and 1-mile runs - The JRC/The Alaska Club Governor's Cup will take place Saturday at the Courthouse on 4th and Main. The 5K will start at 9 a.m., followed by the kids runs at 1 a.m. The 5K will end at the bike path just south of Hospital Drive. Info: Caro Rosier Polley, 586-8161, rosier-polley@gci.net.

Saturday, July 21

• Juneau Volleyball Association Beach Volleyball Tournament - The Juneau Volleyball Association will host a 4-on-4 beach volleyball tournament on Saturday, July 7, at Sandy Beach. All skill levels are welcome. Signups begin at 9 a.m. Games begin at 10 a.m. If weather is poor, tournament will be moved indoors. Cost is $10 per person. Info: Glenn, 321-8982.

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MEETINGS / CLINICS / ANNOUNCEMENTS

• Juneau Youth Football League registration - Registration for the Juneau Youth Football League begins Saturday, July 7, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the football field gear shed at Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park. Registrations will be taken every Saturday through July at the gear shed. In order to register, the following documents must be provided: Completed and signed registration form, participant's sports physical signed by physician or physician's assistant and the registration fee. Registration forms can be found at www.juneaufootball.com. Info: JYFL, 635-4401.

• UAS Middle School Adventure Camp - The University of Alaska Southeast is offering a Middle School Adventure Camp for entering 6th to 8th graders at the UAS Student Recreation Center. Two camps will be offered: a half-day adventure camp on the week of July 9-13 from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and a full-day camp from July 16-20 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The camp will feature a variety of outdoor activities such as hiking, kayaking, indoor climbing, gun safety, orienteering, mountain biking and fishing. Info: Shea, 796-6546, www.uas.alaska.edu/rec.

•Speed and agility camp - Pavitt Health and Fitness is holding a speed and agility camp for athletes ages 10-18 taught by Cassandra Hajicek, B.S. in Exercise Science/Sports. Each camp is Monday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to noon. Minicamps will run through August 2. Cost is $80 plus tax for the four-day session. The camp is open to the public. Register at Pavitt Health and Fitness, space is limited. Info: Pavitt Health and Fitness, 789-5556.

•Volunteer soccer coaches needed -Juneau Parks and Recreation is looking for volunteer coaches for the upcoming Outdoor Soccer Program. The season will run from July 7 to September 15. Persons knowledgeable about soccer, who enjoy working with youth, are encouraged to call Parks and Rec or drop by the office for more information. The commitment is no more than four hours per week and you must be at least 15 years old. Info: Parks and Rec, 586-5226.

• JDHS turf field available - The turf field by Juneau-Douglas High School is available for community use. The charge for reserving the field is $5 per hour for non-profit youth groups, $10 per hour for non-profit adult groups and $15 per hour for all other groups. Individuals and groups are asked to keep food, drink, gum and animals off the field. To reserve the field, contact Community Schools at 523-1773.

• Treadwell Arena summer schedule - Treadwell Arena will re-open with the summer schedule Monday, June 4 through July 20. Monday-Friday Drop-In Gym 1 p.m.-4 p.m., Monday and Wednesday Facility rental 6 p.m-8 p.m, Friday Inline and Roller Skating under the disco ball 6 p.m-8 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday Drop-In Youth Roller Hockey (ages 12 & under) 4 p.m-6 p.m, Tuesday Drop-In Roller Hockey 6 p.m-8 p.m (all ages), Thursday Drop-In Roller Hockey 6 p.m-8 p.m (ages 13 & up). Roller skates and inline skates will not be provided or available to rent. Treadwell Arena will open 15 minutes prior to the activity time. Info: Treadwell Arena, 586-0410, or www.juneau.org/parksrec/icerink.

• Adult Soccer - The Capital City Soccer Leagues are currently starting for the summer. Info: CCSL, 523-9196 or www.juneausoccer.com.

• Juneau Parks and Recreation Treadwell Summer Camp - The nature-based/non-competitive sports Treadwell Summer Day Camp will be based at Treadwell Arena in Douglas. There will be five weeks of camp beginning June 11 through July 20 for ages 7-11, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to noon. Fee is $73. Campers will have the opportunity to pan for gold, build volcanoes, plant trees, build sand castles at Sandy Beach and enjoy many other hands-on activities. Info: Parks and Rec, 586-0410, www.juneau.org/parksrec/icerink.

• Tuesday Best Ball Golf League - The 2007 Tuesday Best Ball Golf League, a fun golf competition for men and women, starts at 5:30 p.m. at the Mendenhall Golf Course. Teams of golfers will compete for points in a best-ball format with cash prizes at season's end. Players pay green fees and a $5 weekly entry fee. No registration is necessary. Games end by 8 p.m. Competition is open to new players throughout the season. Info: Doug Belknap, 780-8602.

• Juneau Women's Golf League - The Juneau Women's Golf League will play every Thursday, with a shotgun start at 6 p.m. at the Mendenhall Golf Course. The league is looking for women interested in playing golf. No prior experience is necessary to participate. Clubs and carts can be rented at the course. League play will be every Thursday at 6 p.m. through August 16. Golfers should contact the course if weather is questionable. Info: Mendenhall Golf Course, 789-1221, Donna Shultz at 789-3996 or Lynne Gregg at 790-1960.

Sports in Juneau is a service provided by the Juneau Empire to provide information on upcoming sports and outdoors events in Juneau. It runs when space is available and event notices should arrive at least one week before they are scheduled to take place. All press releases must include a contact name and a phone number that can be released to the public. To submit an item to Sports in Juneau, please fax the info to 1-907-586-3028 or e-mail it to sports@juneauempire.com. Put the words "Sports in Juneau" in the subject line.



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