Sports Briefs | Boreal to spin Castle Peak Quad on Saturday
Kids golf tournaments at PonderosaThe Truckee-Donner Recreation andamp; Park District has three tournaments scheduled for the summer for ages 6-15. The first tournament is Sunday, July 24 for kids ages 15 and under, for $15 per golfer. Sunday, Aug. 21, is for a parent and child, at $30 per team, and Sunday, Sept. 25, is for kids 15 and under. Tee off at 1 p.m. Costs include green fees, goodie bags, awards and lunch. Must have own clubs and proper attire. Register at TDRPD or at the course. Call 582-7720 to register. Space is limited.Boreal to spin chairlift July 23Boreal Mountain Resort will spin the Castle Peak Quad chairlift on July 23, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m., in celebration of the new Woodward Tahoe coming in the summer of 2012. Boreal will provide a full terrain park on one run available. Beginner terrain will not be available. Food, beverages, rental equipment and retail will be available. Lift tickets will cost $25 for teen/adults and $15 for children, while all 2011/2012 season passes will be accepted. More information can be found at http://www.rideboreal.com.Volunteers needed for lacrosse tournamentsThe Tahoe Truckee Lacrosse Association is seeking volunteers for its Tahoe Tournament from July 22-24 (Open Division) and July 30-31 (U19 or high school division). Later in the fall, additional volunteers are needed for the Laxtoberfest Tournament at Squaw Valley on Oct. 1. The Tahoe Truckee Lacrosse Association is also on the lookout for newbies to participate in the sport. Those interested in playing or volunteering should contact Bud Haley at 775-636-5978. For information visit http://www.highsierralax.org.Sam Brixey Micro 6 Soccer TournamentTeam registration is being accepted for the 5th Annual Sam Brixey Micro 6 Soccer Tournament, scheduled for Aug. 6 at Riverview Sports Park in Truckee. This tournament is an officlal fundraiser for the Truckee High School soccer teams. Registration forms and additional info can be found at http://www.seesam3.com.TDRPD youth basketball campsThe Truckee-Donner Recreation andamp; Park District is taking sign-ups for its July 25-29 basketball camps. Boysandamp;#8217; hoops for ages 6-10 with special guest coach Angelo Tenorio will be at the Truckee High School gym from 1-4 p.m. Advanced hoops for ages 10-14 will be from 9 a.m.-noon at the new rec center. Cost for both camps is $60. Call 582-7720 for more info.Fly fishing for kidsTahoe Truckee Fly Fishers is offering a two-day class for ages 11-15 to introduce boys and girls to the sport of fly fishing. Classes will be on Saturday and Sunday, July 30 and 31. Saturday will be an indoor class introducing students to equipment requirements, knot-tying and how to set up a balanced system. Sunday will be spent out on the water, learning wading safety, stream entomology, how to read the water, fly casting, etc. Parents are encouraged to join us to observe their child learning the basic skills. Cost is $ 50, with rods supplied for the class). Call 530-582-7720 for registration and more info.Sailing classes for adults and familyThe Truckee-Donner Recreation andamp; Park District is taking registration for summer sailing classes. Students will learn water safety, rigging, knots, sailing upwind and downwind, tacking, and jibing. Fee is $160 per person, per session. All students must be able to swim. Call 530-582-7720 for more info. Summer swimming race seriesThe Truckee Tahoe Aquatic Masters Swim Team will host a series of races this summer. Races are all 1-mile cable swims beginning from Donner Lakeandamp;#8217;s West End Beach. Remaining races will be held on July 30, Aug. 27 and Sept. 24. Races begin at 8 a.m., with day-of registration from 7:15-7:45 a.m. Swimmers do not have to be a registered USMS masters swimmer to compete. Pre-register on active.com or by calling 530-582-7720. Cost is $10 or $35 for the entire series. For more information e-mail email@example.com or call 530-582-2361.Elite alpine ski endurance trainingJulie Young of Truckee is offering a summer training program for J1 through J3 ski racers. Workouts include road and mountain biking, trail running and hiking to integrate with alpine-specific strength conditioning. Sessions last 1.5 hours and will be held Monday or Tuesday afternoons or Friday mornings weekly, for eight weeks. The first session starts the first week of July. Cost is $200 per eight-week session, or $20 a session for drop-ins. Contact Julie Young at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://www.o2fitness.net.Youth sailing campsThe Truckee-Donner Recreation andamp; Park District is offering junior Pico Laser sailing camps on Donner Lake. The camps are for ages 8-17, with registration for beginners, intermediates and advanced classes. Classes are four days, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Shoreline Park on Donner Lake. Participants must be competent swimmers. Cost is $190 for TDRPD residents per session or $200 for non-residents. Call 582-7720 for more info.Womenandamp;#8217;s trail-running groupJoin a womenandamp;#8217;s trail-running group led by Julie Young of Truckee. All abilities are encouraged to join. Training takes place Mondays from 6:30-7:30 a.m., in eight week sessions. Cost is $135 per eight-week session. For more information e-mail email@example.com or visit http://www.o2fitness.net.Womenandamp;#8217;s cycling training groupJulie Young of Truckee will lead a training group providing comprehensive cycling workouts as well as the opportunity to build overall strength and endurance for those seeking the cross-training aspect. All abilities are encouraged to join. Training takes place Thursdays from 5:15-6:45 p.m., in eight week sessions. Cost is $200 per eight-week session. For more information e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://www.o2fitness.net.Drop-in PickleballThe TDRPD will offer drop-in Pickleball on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:30-2:30 p.m. at the Community Recreation Center. Cost is $4 per session. For more information contact Pete Kristian at 530-550-4452 or email@example.com.Open gym at RideoutOpen gym is being offered at the Rideout in Tahoe City on Tuesday evenings from 6-8 p.m. Cost is $2 per person.
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