Sports in Juneau

Posted: Wednesday, November 11, 2009


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 Register two or more days before the session starts and receive a discount. Call 523-9115, or e-mail for more information.



• 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 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/ 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 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



• 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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