Friday-Saturday, Oct. 20-21
Fall Doubles Racquetball Tournament: Annual tournament at Juneau Racquet Club, open to both JRC members and non-members. Entry fee $10 plus tax and forms available at both JRC locations. Info: Russ Stevens, 789-2181.
Saturday, Oct. 21
Juneau Parks and Recreation Saturday hike: This week's hike is a difficult eight-mile hike along the Yankee Basin Trail to the divide between Eagle River and Cowee Creek watersheds, elevation 1,444 feet. Meet at at 9 a.m. at the trailhead that begins off Amalga (Eagle Glacier) Trail, one mile upstream. Hikers will start from Amalga Trailhead on the west side of Glacier Highway at the north end of Eagle River Bridge, Mile 28.4 Glacier Highway. Wear warm layers of clothing and waterproof hiking or rubber boots. Bring plenty of food and water. No dogs or firearms allowed. Info: Juneau Parks and Recreation, 586-5226.
Basketball referees to meet: Local basketball officials will meet from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays from Oct. 11 through Nov. 8 to prepare for the upcoming seasons. The meetings will be held at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School and anybody interested in becoming a basketball referee is encouraged to attend. Info: Mike Kelly, 789-6962.
Adult basketball scorekeepers needed: Juneau Parks and Recreation needs scorekeepers for the 2000-2001 Ordway League basketball season, which starts Nov. 12 and runs through the first week of February. Positions are paid. Info: Juneau Parks and Recreation, 586-5226.
Juneau Parks and Recreation adult basketball team registration: Manager packets for the 2000-2001 adult basketball season are currently available at the Juneau Parks and Recreation office, on the second floor of the municipal building, Room 218. Team registration took place on Thursday, Oct. 19, at the Assembly Chambers. Late registration will be taken from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Oct. 20, but a $10 late fee will be charged for teams registering after Oct. 19. Space is limited in the leagues. Info: Juneau Parks and Recreation, 586-5226.
Women's Classic Basketball League registration: Registration forms are due by Friday, Oct. 27, for this league designed for women who are older, new to the game or have less time available to play in the upper-level leagues. Preseason practices begin in November and teams play one game a week (Wednesdays) for 10 weeks through January. Fee of $47.25 per player (includes tax) covers part of team fee and numbered shirt. Info: Juneau Parks and Recreation, 586-5226.
Juneau Ski Club 47th annual ski sale: Sale is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 28, at Centennial Hall. Gear check-in on Thursday and Friday nights. Info: JSC Hotline, 586-5740.
Juneau Alpine Club meeting: Meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 7, at the house of Kim Turley, 1136 Slim Williams Way. Info: Kim Turley, 789-7058.
Youth open gyms: Saturdays (10/21) from 8-11 p.m. at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School, and Fridays (10/20) from 8-11 p.m. at Floyd Dryden Middle School. No cost for students grades 5-12. Adult volleyball/basketball open gyms, at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School: Cost is $4. Sundays (10/22, 10/29 and 11/5) and Fridays (10/20, 10/29 and 11/3), from 7-9 p.m. Also on Mondays (10/23, 10/30 and 11/6) from 8-10 p.m. Volleyball/basketball court rentals available Saturday mornings. Info: Community Schools, 463-1700, ext. 325.
Open Badminton Gym: Mondays and Thursdays from 8-10 p.m. at Auke Bay School gym starting Sept. 18. All skill levels encouraged to attend. Info: Theresa Walden, 790-2499.