Sports in Juneau

Posted: Wednesday, December 01, 2004

laska Native Brotherhood Hall. This is an age 21-older only show. Info: Marlintini's Lounge, 789-0799.

Saturday, Dec. 4

• Juneau Jumpers annual holiday fund-raising show and pie sale - The internationally known youth jump rope club will perform at 7 p.m. at the Glacier Valley Elementary School gym. The group, which has 54 active members in grades 2-12, will perform choreographed jump-rope routines to music and will demonstrate skills that have won members national and international awards. Pies and cakes will be auctioned off as a fund-raiser during the show. Admission is $3 per child, $5 per adult and $10 per family. Info: John and Judy Neary, 789-0317, or by e-mail at

• JRC/The Alaska Club 11th annual Jingle Jog - Check in at 9:30 a.m. for a 10 a.m. race start at JRC/The Alaska Club's Mendenhall Valley location. This 5-kilometer run/1-mile walk is sponsored by JRC/The Alaska Club's Aerobics Conference team and is open to everyone. There will be prizes, and Santa will be on hand to give out candy canes. Race fee is $10 for adults ($12 day of race), $3 for kids age 12 and under. Advance registration is available at either JRC/The Alaska Club location. Info: Terri Calvin, 586-2907.



• Juneau-Douglas High School swimming and diving team annual Christmas tree sale - Sale started Tuesday, Nov. 30, and continues until all trees are sold at the Fred Meyer parking lot next to Juneau Electronics. Hours are 5-8 p.m. on Monday through Friday, and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Info: JDHS swim coach John Wray, 789-1759.

• Raincountry Flyfishers monthly meeting - Meet from 7-9 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 2, at the Mendenhall River School library. This month's guest presenter is Brad Elfers of Juneau Flyfishing Goods, who will discuss Situk River steelhead and new tackle and gift ideas for the holidays. Info: Mark Vinsel, 586-3424.



• Treadwell Arena schedule - An ice rink schedule is posted on the arena's Web site. Info: Treadwell Arena, 586-0410, or on the Web at

• Recreational badminton - Auke Bay group: This group meets from 8-10 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays at the Auke Bay Community School gym. This badminton open gym is for teens and adults of all skill levels and it costs $3 per person per night. Bring a racquet, if you have one. Info: Theresa Walden, 790-2499.

• Juneau Department of Parks and Recreation Wednesday and Saturday hikes - For updates on locations of Wednesday and Saturday group hikes, call the Juneau Parks and Recreation Hikes Hotline. Always remember to bring plenty of food and water, wear warm layers of clothing and proper footwear for the hike. No dogs or firearms are allowed. Wednesday hikes are limited to hikers 18 years of age or older. Saturday hikes are open to families, and children must be accompanied by an adult. Info: Juneau Department of Parks and Recreation Hikes Hotline, 586-0428.

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