Sports in Juneau

Posted: Wednesday, November 11, 2009

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Nov. 13

Learn to skate with the Juneau Skating Club - Classes meet one time per week for six weeks beginning Nov. 13. Group lessons meet either Fridays, 6:30-7:30 p.m., or Saturdays from 11:45-12:45 p.m. Hockey skills classes start Sunday, Nov. 15 at 10:30 a.m. Register and get more information online at www.juneauskatingclub.org. Register two or more days before the session starts and receive a discount. Call 523-9115, or e-mail juneausk8@hotmail.com for more information.

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

• Hooptime Basketball registration is ongoing for players in grades 4-8. The season begins Jan. 4, and registration is on a first-come-first-served basis. The deadline is Dec. 12, and late registrations will not be accepted this year. Forms can be found at www.hoop-time.org. Mail the forms to P.O. Box 33606, Juneau, AK 99803. Registration also will be held on Nov. 7 and 21 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Nugget Mall. Call Shlley Saviers at 790-2566 for more information.

• 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.

• Women's Classic Basketball League - Registration still being accepted for 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. 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.

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ONGOING

• 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 Julie Wyatt at 957-0380 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.

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