Sports in Juneau

Posted: Friday, November 27, 2009

ANNOUNCEMENTS

• 17th Annual Holiday Cup - The Holiday Cup Competitive Indoor Soccer Tournament will be held Dec. 19-31, with six coed divisions: Elementary grades 4-5 (minimum age 9); middle school grades 6-8; junior high grades 9 through age 16; Senior Division ages 17-20; Masters Division ages 21-39; Classic Division ages 40 and over.

Coaches and managers interested in sponsoring a team must submit a roster by 5 p.m. on Dec. 4, dropped off at the Law Offices of Dillon & Findley at 350 N. Franklin St.

Team entries only. Electronic registration packets available. All tournament details are included in the packet. Contact Michelle at 586-4000, or e-mail holidaycup2009@hotmail.com.

The event is sponsored by the Law Offices of Dillon & Findley, and is free of charge.

• Interested in earning a day pass or lesson up at Eaglecrest? The ORCA Ski/Snowboard program is looking for ski and snowboard volunteers this winter. We are up at Eaglecrest every weekend, January through March, and provide adaptive ski/snowboard lessons to individuals who experience disabilities. Benefits include lessons and training regarding adaptive gear for skiing/snowboarding, a day pass or lesson earned for each day volunteered, and the opportunity to meet new people. A volunteer kickoff event will be held November 19th, 5:30pm at the Downtown Bullwinkles. Call 586-0104, or e-mail tlombardo@sailinc.org, for more information.

• Parks and Recreation Basketball Registration Now Open through Dec. 1. There are leagues and activities for ages 3-18. Volunteer coaches and paid referees still needed. If you're worried about schedule conflicts and coaching, we will work with you. No experience needed for refereeing, basketball knowledge a plus but not mandatory. We will train you. For detailed information and registration forms, visit www.juneau.org/parkrec/youth/y-bball.php. Stop in our offices at 155 S. Seward St., or give us a call at 586-5226 and ask for John Crawford.

• 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 Shelly Saviers at 790-2566 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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