Sports Briefs: Everyone invited to compete in Olympic Heritage moguls event
Olympic Heritage Freestyle Moguls CompetitionAlpine Meadows will host the Olympic Heritage Freestyle Moguls Competition on Tuesday, Jan. 12. Everyone is invited to compete. Judging will be based on best overall impression, best old-school trick and best alternative transportation. The event is also a costume contest; the skier wearing the best 60s, 70s or 80s gear wins a pair of new Fischer Watea Skis. Registration will be at the Race Kiosk in the main lodge from 8-10 a.m. Participants must have a ticket or season pass. Cost is $25 and includes a sausage and beer or soda at the after-party, as well as a T-shirt. The competition runs from noon-2 p.m. For more info visit skialpine.com.Truckee futsalBe a part of the first season of futsal in Truckee at the new Community Recreation Center. Open gyms will be held Wednesday, Jan. 13 and 20 from 6-8 p.m. Cost is $3 per player. The TDRPD also is offering a coed league starting Wednesday, Jan. 27. Game times are 6:15 p.m., 7:15, 8:15 and possibly 9:15. Cost for a team is $400, plus a $50 refundable deposit. Teams will play an eight-game season with playoffs. Futsal is a version of indoor soccer requiring skill and ball control. Officials are also needed. For more information visit tdrpd.com or contact Pete Kristian at 550-4452. Adult basketball open gymGet ready for the upcoming basketball season with pick-up hoops at Truckeeandamp;#8217;s new Community Recreation Center. Play year-round from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Evening pick-up games will be played from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Jan. 5, 7, 12, 14, 19 and 21. Cost for all basketball open gyms is $3. This is the best way to prepare for the upcoming full-court andamp;#8220;Bandamp;#8221; and full court andamp;#8220;Aandamp;#8221; leagues. For more information visit tdrpd.com or contact Pete Kristian at 550-4452.Camp C.O.O.L.Camp Challenge Ourselves through Outdoor Leisure (Camp C.O.O.L.) is coming to Alpine Meadows on Jan. 30-31. Camp C.O.O.L. is a two-day, one-night residential camp for youth and young adults with physical disabilities, ages 10-25. Camp C.O.O.L. consists of the following activities: two half-day downhill ski lessons from the staff of Disabled Sports, USA at Alpine Meadows; one session of sled hockey/skating; and one session of curling. All activities, food, lodging, transportation and equipment are covered under Camp C.O.O.L. fees. For more information, visit http://www.accessleisuresac.org/camps.htm.Recreation swimThe Truckee Community Pool is now open Monday mornings for recreation swim time. Cost is $2 for children and $3 per adult. Private swim lessons are also available during this time. Call or e-mail Amanda at 582-2361 or email@example.com for more info. Adult swim clinicsThe Truckee Community Swimming Pool has swim lessons and triathlon swimming clinics all year. Learn-to-swim classes are on Monday and Wednesday evenings, and the stroke clinic are on Thursday mornings from 8-9 a.m. Call Amanda at 582-2361. Truckee Tahoe Aquatic MastersJoin Truckee Tahoe Aquatic Masters for a coached swim workout four days a week. Practices are Tuesday and Thursday from 6:45-8 a.m., Friday from 5:30-6:30 p.m., and Saturday from 7-8:30 a.m. Open to any and all swim levels. Call or e-mail Amanda for more information at 582-2361 or firstname.lastname@example.org.Glen Jobe teaching biathlon clinics at NorthstarFormer U.S. Olympic Team biathlete Glen Jobe will teach private, three-hour biathlon clinics at the Northstar Resort Cross-Country, Telemark andamp; Snowshoe Center this winter. Clinics will be offered Monday through Friday, non-holidays, and by appointment only (conditions permitting). Reservations must be made 48 hours in advance. Participants must be 13 or older, with a minimum of an intermediate level of skill. Cost is $199 for the first person and $50 for each additional person (up to four). Call 562-3270 to make a reservation.Tahoe Triple Crown Climbing Series The remaining dates for High Altitude Fitnessandamp;#8217; inaugural Tahoe Triple Crown Climbing Series are Feb. 13 and April 3. Entry fee is $20 per event. The first event was held on Dec. 5. Competitorsandamp;#8217; points will be added up throughout the events, with winners crowned at the finals on April 3. There will gear prizes for the top three places in each category, as well as a $3,000 cash purse for the Open Category to be given out at the finals, and $5,000 in other gear and prizes. Go to http://www.highaltitudefitness.net for more details. Coed field hockey pickup gamesAll experience and age levels are welcome to play indoor field hockey this winter at North Tahoe High School. Extra sticks are available to borrow and in the spring they change to outdoor play. This is coed and beginners are invited. For information call (630) 401-4091.Call for adaptive skiing volunteers Disabled Sports Far West at Alpine Meadows Resort is looking for volunteers to help teach people with disabilities learn how to downhill ski and snowboard. The volunteer must be a strong intermediate skier or snowboarder and have a desire to share the andamp;#8220;mountain experienceandamp;#8221; with students. A two-day mandatory training is provided. Lift tickets are provided on volunteer day. View, download and print a volunteer application at http://www.disabledsports.net, or by calling (530) 581-4161.
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