Sports in Juneau

Posted: Friday, December 01, 2000

Saturday, Dec. 2

Seventh Annual Jingle Jog: Meet at 9 a.m. at Valley location of Juneau Racquet Club, race starts at 10 a.m. Race options are five-kilometer run or one-mile walk. Many door prizes available from JRC. Early registration $10, day-of-race is $12, children under age 12 are $3. Info: Leeann Thomas, 586-3140.


Juneau-Douglas High School International Auction: A benefit for the school's volleyball team, cheerleaders and world language program. Meet at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 2, at the high school commons to preview the auction items and bid on silent auction items. International smorgasboard available for $7 from 5-6 p.m., then regular auction starts at 6 p.m. Auction itself is free. Door prizes available. Info: Sandi Wagner, 463-1916.

Lindh Ski Pass Scholarship deadline: The deadline for the Hilary Lindh Olympic Medal Season Ski Pass Scholarship Program is Friday, Dec. 8, at the Eaglecrest Ski Area Business Office downtown. This scholarship program, which honors 1992 Olympic silver medalist Hilary Lindh of Juneau, awards two season passes to a deserving boy and girl from grades K-12 in Juneau. Applications are available at local schools, local ski shops, from the Juneau Ski Club and from Eaglecrest. Info: Gary Mendivil, 586-5284.

Avalanche awareness classes: Upcoming avalanche awareness classes from the Southeast Alaska Avalanche Center are Juneau Level I, Dec. 26-29 and Jan. 12-15; Juneau Level II, March 2-5; and Juneau Snowmachine, Jan. 5 classroom and Jan. 6-7 in the field. Mini-workshops for snowmachiners are Haines Snowmachine/Level I, March 16-18, and Petersburg Snowmachine/Level I, Feb. 2-4. Special snowmachiner discount this year. Info: Bill Glude, 586-5606.

Open Gyms

Youth open gyms: Saturdays (12/2 and 12/9) from 8-11 p.m. at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School, and Fridays (12/1 and 12/8) from 8-11 p.m. (starts 8:30 p.m. on 12/1 only) 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 (12/3 and 12/10) and Fridays (12/1 and 12/8), from 7-9 p.m. Also on Mondays (12/4 and 12/11) 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. All skill levels encouraged to attend. Info: Theresa Walden, 790-2499.

Sports in Juneau is a service provided by the Juneau Empire to provide information on upcoming sports and outdoors events in Juneau. It runs when space is available. To submit an item to Sports in Juneau, please fax the info to 1-907-586-3028 or e-mail it to

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