http://racerealty.com/

Sports in Juneau

Posted: Sunday, October 04, 2009

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Oct. 4

• The Juneau Soccer Club opens its season at the Dimond Park Field House Sunday, October 4. Returning players can register and pay new season fees. New players can check out the club free the first week. Schedule: 9 am - U12/13 boys; 10:30 am - U12/13 girls; Noon - U10/11 boys and girls, U14/15 boys; 1:30 pm - U14/15 girls; 3 pm - U17/18 girls; 4:30 pm - U16-18 boys

• Midnight Suns arena softball registration - 3-4 p.m. at the Riverbend school gym. Team picture at 4 p.m. Cost is $125. Call John at 209-6272 for more information.

• First week of Juneau Soccer Club skills and advanced training clinics begins Oct 5, with 10-11 skills clinic from 6-7pm. Oct 6 is U12/13 boys and girls ATP 7-8 pm and U14/15 Girls ATP 8-9p.m. Oct 7 is U13-15 skills clinic from 7-8 p.m., U14/15 boys ATP from 8-9 p.m. Oct. 8 is U5, U6/7, U8/9 skills clinic from 6-7 pm. Visit www.juneausoccer.org for more information, or call Matt Dusenberry 586-3053 or Tom Paul 463-3214.

Oct. 5

• JDHS Dance Team - The Crimson Bears dance team is holding a tryout clinic at JDHS from 7-9 p.m. in the Marie Drake gym. This tryout is open to all JDHS students. Check out the Web site at www.jdhsdance.com, or call coach Jodi Watts at 321-2522 for more information.

Oct. 6

• JDHS Dance Team - The Crimson Bears dance team is holding a tryout clinic at JDHS from 7:30-9:30 p.m. in the main gym. This tryout is open to all JDHS students. Check out the Web site at www.jdhsdance.com, or call coach Jodi Watts at 321-2522 for more information.

• Capital City Soccer League - Open soccer starts Tuesday from 9-10:30 p.m. at the Dimond Park Field House. Cost is $4. Visit www.juneausoccer.com for registration information, forms and schedules. E-mail admin@juneausoccer.com with questions.

Oct. 7

• JDHS Dance Team - First stage of tryouts, time and location TBA.

Oct. 8

• JDHS Dance Team - Final state of tryouts, time and location TBA.

Oct. 14

• Adult Ordway basketball team registration - Registration begins at 5 p.m. on Oct. 14 in the Assembly Chambers. Late registration will be Oct. 15-16 at the Parks and Recreation office from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. League play begins Nov. 8, and runs through the first week of February. For more information and a team registration packet, call 586-5226, or visit www.juneau.org/parkrec/adult/ordway.php.

Oct. 30

• Capital City Soccer League - Classic Women adn Coed Masters runs from 6-7:30 p.m. and 7:30-9:30 p.m., respectively at the Dimond Park Field House running Oct. 30-Dec. 18. Cost is $35. Visit www.juneausoccer.com for registration information, forms and schedules. E-mail admin@juneausoccer.com with questions.

•••••

ANNOUNCEMENTS

• Juneau Parks & Rec is in need of volunteer coaches for the upcoming indoor youth soccer season, which runs from Oct. 3-Dec. 5. If you have a positive attitude, enjoy soccer and working with youths, please consider volunteering. There is a need for coaches and assistants in many divisions. Referees also are needed, and are paid $10.31 per hour. Training will be provided. Call John Crawford at 586-5226 for more information, or e-mail john_crawford@ci.juneau.ak.us

• Juneau Douglas Ice Association's youth hockey registration is currently ongoing. If you have not registered your child for this year's session, please go to usahockey/juneaudouglasice.com to register online. Practices start next week, so don't delay. If you have any questions, please call Candy Held at 789-2180.

• Taproot Yoga Center instructor Christin Gelinas is inviting everyone to join her yoga practices in the valley this fall. Students receive a discounted $10 drop-in rate for all classes with a valid student ID. Classes are Saturdays, 9-10:30 a.m. for hatha yoga, level one, and Thursdays, 12:30-1:30 p.m., all levels. Go to www.taproot-yoga.com/schedule.php for more information.

• Adult Men's Basketball Division I team - Looking for players to help complete a team, the Positive Vibration, for winter season, which runs Oct. 31-Feb. 13. Please e-mail jojopicra@aol.com with "Men's Bball" in the subject line if you are interested. The player fee is $40. Also looking for local business sponsorships. The team is an Amateur Athletic Union (aausports.org) registered club, giving the team non-profit status. Only looking for players that want to combine competitive play with humility and compassion.

• Women's Classic Basketball League - Women who enjoy basketball and want to play for fun, on an organized team, but with women who are a "little older," or new to the game, or have less time due to kids, jobs or other commitments. Aggressive play is strongly discouraged in the Classic league. Pre-season practices will begin in November, followed by games which will be played through Feb. 3. Teams play once a week on Wednesday for a total of 10 games for the season. The cost is $47.25 per player, which covers the costs of the player fee and a share of the team fee, plus use of a numbered jersey for each player. Players will register with Juneau Parks and Recreation, and then staff and volunteers will put teams together. Registration forms and information are available at the Juneau Parks and Recreation office, which is located in room 218 of the Municipal Building. Classic registration forms are due by Oct. 23. For more information or to receive a registration form, contact Juneau Parks and Recreation at 586-5226, or visit the Parks and recreation web site at www.juneau.org/parkrec/adult/classic.php.

•••••

ONGOING

• Jambaars Youth Soccer Academy - Sept. 2-Oct. 10. Wednesdays, from 6-7 p.m. for ages 5-10, and 7-8:15 p.m. for ages 11-15; and Saturdays from 12-1 p.m. for ages 5-10, and 1-2:15 p.m. for ages 11-15 at JDHS turf downtown. Camp directed by Moctar Diouf. Mail-in or on-site registration available. Visit www.jambaarsoccer.org, e-mail keemane31@aol.com or call 586-3256 for more information.

• The Juneau Youth Football League is looking for volunteers for a variety of tasks: Fundraising, field photographer, webmaster and more. If you can spare a little time and would like to help out the kids, call Scott Jensen at 209-4644.

• TMHS Cheerleader Babysitting Club - The Thunder Mountain cheerleaders are offering a babysitting service throughout the school year. Red Cross/CPR-trained cheerleaders will work for you in pairs for your babysitting needs. Please call coach Victoria Scharen at 209-1878 for details and to schedule your babysitters.

• Mt. Jumbo Gym Preschool Open Gym - Preschool open gym runs through April, from 10:30 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday, in Douglas. Youths ages 1-6 must be accompanied and supervised by an adult at a maximum ratio of 4:1. Play equipment, tumbling mats, tricycles, scooters and more are available. Please bring clean, dry shoes and a snack. There is a $1 fee per child, though adults are free with a paid child. Punch cards are available for purchase at the gym. Please keep sick children away from the gym. Contact Juneau Parks and Recreation at 586-5226 for more information.

Sports in Juneau is a service provided by the Juneau Empire to provide information on upcoming sports and outdoors events in Juneau. 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 586-9097, or e-mail it to sports@juneauempire.com. Put the words "Sports in Juneau" in the subject line.



CONTACT US

  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-523-2295
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-3028
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2270
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback

ADVERTISING

SUBSCRIBER SERVICES

SOCIAL NETWORKING