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Sports Briefs

Sun Staff reports

Little LakersThe Tahoe City Public Utility District Parks and Recreation Department is taking registration for its Little Lakers sports program, open to boys and girls ages 3-5. The football session is scheduled for Mondays through Nov. 24 at Rideout Community Center from 10-10:45 a.m. The basketball session is scheduled for Mondays from Dec. 1 through 22 at Rideout Community Center from 10-10:45 a.m. Participation fee is $32 or $37 for non residents and includes a T-shirt. For more information call 583-3440, ext. 10.TCPUD youth hoopsThe Tahoe City Public Utility District Parks and Recreation Department is taking registration for its Les Miller Youth Basketball League until Dec. 19. The program is open to boys and girls in Kindergarten through eighth grade. Practices will be held weekdays after school. League games will be held at Rideout Community Center, Incline Village and Kings Beach. Coaches and sponsors are needed for each team. Participation fee is $75 or $80 for non residents. For more information call 583-3440, ext. 10.Sierra Mountain Soccer Club tryoutsSierra Mountain Soccer Club will be holding tryouts for its spring 2009 season through Nov. 25. For specific team tryout locations, times and dates, visit the clubs Web site at http://www.sierramountainsoccer.com or call 587-3361.U-13 girls soccer tryoutsThe Truckee Cool Heat U-13 girls soccer team is holding tryouts at Glenshire Elementary School on Sunday, Nov. 16 at 1 p.m. Players must be born after Aug. 1, 1995. Contact Jack Lighthiser at 559-8208 for more information.Turkey TrotAuburn Ski Club is hosting the 32nd Annual Donner Lake Turkey Trot on Nov. 16 at 10:30 a.m. The seven-mile race starts and ends at Donner Lakes West End Beach. The Mashed Potato Mile, a one-mile race for children, is also taking place the same day starting at 10:10 a.m. Proceeds benefit Far West Nordic Juniors. Registration is $10 before Nov. 16 and $20 the day of the race. For more information and registration go to http://www.active.com.Strider Glider XC skiRegister for the 10th Anniversary of the Strider Glider After-School Ski Program. The eight-week, after-school cross-country ski program stretches from Jan. 5 through March 6 from 3:30-4:45 p.m. Cost is $80. This includes eight days of instruction and season rental equipment. Registration for new participants is by mail-in or drop-off only at Tahoe Cross Country Ski Area. Forms are available online and at the ski area. Space is limited. Visit http://www.tahoexc.org/pages/stridergliders.htm or call 583-5475 for more information.Boys gymnasticsMy Playground in Truckee is offering new gymnastics classes for boys ages 6-10, working on skills specific for boys gymnastics such strength, flexibility, balance and coordination. Boys will learn skills on floor, horizontal bar, vault, rings and trampoline. Classes are held at My Playground in the Pioneer Commerce Center on Thursdays at 3:30 p.m. and 4:45 p.m. For more information call 587-7404.Adult gymnastics My Playground in Truckee is offering a new adult gymnastics class, with no experience required. This hour-and-a-half class offers a superior warm-up, including stretches and traditional floor work. Emphasis is on body alignment, tumbling, bar, balance beam, vault, rings and Acrosports. The class provides a moderate aerobic workout, a significant anaerobic workout and the fun of obtaining new gymnastic skills. Classes are held at My Playground in the Pioneer Commerce Center on Tuesdays at 6:15 p.m. For more information call 587-7404.XC ski shop moves to TruckeeSierra Nordic cross country ski shop has moved from Donner Summit to Gateway East in Truckee. Sierra Nordics new phone number is 582-4713.TDRPD pool programsStroke Clinic: Jessica Eisenberg, an experienced triathelete, is teaching stroke improvement two times weekly Wednesdays from 7:15-8 p.m. and Thursdays from 8-8:45 a.m. Cost is $15 per class; no pre-registration is needed. Call the Truckee-Donner Recreation andamp; Park District at 582-7720 for more information.Springboard Diving: This new springboard diving session is great for all ages, as an experienced instructor works with each participant at their own pace. Learn the proper way to dive, flip, pike or gainer. Call the TDRPD at 582-7720 to sign up. Mid-session entry is OK.Water Aerobics: The Truckee Pool now offers water aerobics four days a week. This is a good, low impact way to get in shape or continue to stay fit with an injury or pregnancy. Classes are offered Mondays and Wednesdays at 9 a.m. or Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11 a.m. Classes run for one hour and discounts are available for punch cards. Details: 582-7720 Masters Swim Team: The Truckee Pool has an adult aquatic masters program that meets three mornings a week. This is a great way to get in shape for experienced swimmers, or for beginner swimmers who want to learn how to swim a workout. Masters meet Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:45-8 a.m. and Saturdays from 7-8:15 a.m. Call Amanda at 582-2361 for more information.Drop-in hoopsThe Truckee-Donner Recreation andamp; Park District is offering adult drop-in basketball for $3 per player year-round on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at the Veterans Building in downtown Truckee from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Call 582-7720.