Tahoe Truckee Health andamp; Wellness announcements | SierraSun.com

Tahoe Truckee Health andamp; Wellness announcements

TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. andamp;#8212; Content is selected from e-mail submissions to Community Editor Amy Edgett at aedgett@sierrasun.com. Send 200-word Health andamp; Wellness briefs via e-mail. To enter an event online, visit http://www.sierrasun.com, locate the event calendar. Click on andamp;#8220;submit an eventandamp;#8221; and follow instructions. Keep event description to 50 words. Submissions are published in the print edition news space permitting.

Sugar Bowl Resort is hosting their final Caboose Kickers Kids’ Terrain Park Competition of the season April 16, benefiting the programs and exhibits of Truckee’s KidZone Museum for skiers and snowboarders ages 12 and under, in the Caboose Park above the Mt. Judah Day Lodge. Registration starts at 9 a.m. in the Mt. Judah Lodge; entry is $15. Each registered participant will receive a 50 percent off lift ticket voucher and a BBQ voucher. The competition starts at 11 a.m. with prizes awarded to 1st-4th place winners. Snow play activities will be available for little ones, as well as a fundraising raffle for a KidZone Birthday Party and a 2011/2012 Sugar Bowl Season Pass. For more information call 530-426-6726.

Sugar Bowl’s andamp;#8220;Any Mountain, Any Turn, Any Timeandamp;#8221; clinics offer two and three-day mountain adventures focused on the application of modern contemporary techniques to improve personal skiing and riding. Elite PSIA instructors will assess movement patterns, skill sets, and equipment selection to make recommendations that will enhance the mountain experience. Skiers or riders must posses intermediate to advanced skills in their discipline. April 16-18: Spring Conditions. For more information or to register call 530-426-6772 or visit sugarbowl.com/anyturn.

Founder of Sierra Conscious Dance (SCD) Steve Bollinger, aka DJSource, has a birthday coming up and a free dance is being offered to Truckee/Tahoe to celebrate. Starting in earnest at 6:30 p.m., two hours of compelling music on the theme of growing up will be featured at InnerRhythms Dance Studio in Truckee on Saturday, April 16. Come dance like no one’s watching and find your own rhythm. All ages welcome. For more information see the SCD page on Facebook or call 530-913-8256. InnerRhythms Dance Studio is located at 12047 Donner Pass Road, Truckee, 530-550-8464.

Carmen, your real estate consultant, shares her passion with the community by providing monthly, guided hikes and snowshoe trips of our beautiful backyard and its endless trail systems. Meet at 9 a.m. at the Pole Creek trailhead on Saturday, April 16. From Truckee, take Highway 89 south toward Squaw Valley. The trailhead is across from the Big Chief Lodge. Along the way there are stunning views of 8,424-foot Silver Peak.Visit http://www.CarmenCarr.com for the future hiking schedule as well as fun pictures. Call 530-550-5192 or e-mail Carmen@CarmenCarr.com.

Resort at Squaw Creek is combining a spa treatment at Spa at Squaw Creek with an appetizer and glass of wine in either Six Peaks Grille or Sandy’s Pub for $109, valid Monday-Thursday through May 12, 2011, includes either a 50-minute Swedish massage or 50-minute deep pore cleansing facial, a glass of red or white house wine, and an appetizer. Restrictions apply. Call 530-583-6300 or visit http://www.visitsquawcreek.com.

Build endurance, fight childhood obesity, increase mental health, and provide social interaction for your children in a fun environment. For boys ages 8 to 14, league play begins April 18 on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. and costs $80/$75 (you must be registered with US Lacrosse which costs $25.) Gloves, helmet, mouthpiece and cup are required. Rideout, 740 Timberland Lane Tahoe City, 530-583-3440. Visit http://www.tahoecitypud.com.

Mike Welch, a 17-year veteran NCAA college head volleyball coach and two-time USA Youth National Team Head Coach, will lead three Monday night volleyball clinics at Alder Creek Middle School in Truckee. The Tahoe Volleyball May Skill Clinic Series will include: May 2, Serve and Pass (and setting for setters); May 9, Hit (Set) and Block and May 16, Defense. Sessions run 6-7:30 p.m. for middle and elementary school players, with 7:30-9 p.m. for high school players. Cost for all three sessions is $99, or $35 for individual nights. For information or to register for the Tahoe Volleyball clinics, go to http://www.TahoeVolleyball.com, e-mail info@VBcamps.com or call 530-448-0519. Pre-registration encouraged, space is limited.

Join Girls on the Run andamp;#8212; Sierras, Sunday, June 5 at 9 a.m. for the New Balance/Girls on the Run 5K and newly added 10K Fun Run, Truckee River View Sports Park, 12200 Joerger Drive, off Soaring Way. The event is open to the entire community andamp;#8212; runners, walkers, children and strollers are all welcome (please, no dogs). Online pre-registration through June 3. Cost for 5K is $20; families of four (two adults, two kids) $50; online pre-registration for the 10K is $30 at http://www.girlsontherunsierras.org. On race day, 5K is $25 and 10K is $35. Youths age 5-12 are $10 pre-registered, $15 event day. Event festivities include music, games, a great raffle and food for purchase. Registration and pre-race festivities begin at 9 a.m., 10K run starts promptly at 9:30 a.m.; 5K at 10 a.m. Participating in this event will help raise money for a program that creates strong, confident women of the future.

North Tahoe High School, Tahoe City, July 19. The summer volleyball camp series will bring in college coaches and college players to work with all the participants at the camps. A team camp for Varsity, JV, Freshmen, and Middle School teams. It is the ultimate team camp with skills training, team systems, team building and competitions. Sessions are from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. and include lunches each day. Call 530-448-0519 or visit http://www.TahoeVolleyball.com.

Camp Director Mike Welch led teams to six nationally ranked seasons and five conference championships as an NCAA Division I and II college head volleyball coach, and was a two-time head coach for the USA Youth National Team. Open to adults and youth of all ability levels. Clinic is an opportunity for the whole family to learn and improve volleyball skills and play fun games. The clinic includes two days of lakefront outdoor volleyball training and games, and includes entry into the Lakefront Grass Volleyball Tournament July 24. Go to http://www.TahoeVolleyball.com to register.

Join Weight Watchers, Tuesday, 5:30 p.m. Community Arts Center, Church Street, Truckee. New Points Plus Plan. Their fearless leader will walk you through the most talked about plan ever. Simplify your life, go to http://www.weightwatchers.com, print and complete your registration form and bring to Tuesday meeting. Youandamp;#8217;ll quickly see results while learning how to manage your eating habits! Call 530-386-1191. Itandamp;#8217;s not a diet, itandamp;#8217;s a lifestyle.

Truckee Community Recreation Center climbing wall. Rock climbing is equally physical, mental and technical. It increases strength, flexibility, balance and coordination. Problem-solving, decision-making, and team-work are necessary to achieve success. Climbing is a challenging and fun activity that enhances self-confidence and patience. Whether you are an experienced climber, new to the sport, or want to involve your children there are programs available for everyone. The 29-foot top rope climbing wall is complete with four brand new Trublue auto belays, so donandamp;#8217;t worry if you donandamp;#8217;t have a partner or youandamp;#8217;re too inexperienced to handle the ropes. Experienced and certified staff is available to teach you all the necessary aspects of the sport to keep you safe and motivated to climb. Please visit tdrpd.com for more information or call 530-582-7720 to register. To speak to the climbing wall staff directly call 530-550-4419 or e-mail climbing@tdrpd.com.

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