Sports Briefs | Sugar Bowl to hold Labor Day sale at Truckee High |

Sports Briefs | Sugar Bowl to hold Labor Day sale at Truckee High

Sugar Bowl to hold Labor Day sale at Truckee HighSugar Bowl Resort will hold its annual Labor Day ski and snowboard sale in the Truckee High School parking lot this weekend, offering 50 to 65 percent off all ski, snowboard and clothing items from brand names including Burton, Vans, K2, Volkl, Nordica, Helly Hansen, Cloudveil, Dakine, Smith and many more. Hours of operation are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. each day, Sept. 4-6. For more information visit open gymBasketball open gym for $2 per person will be held the month of September on Tuesday and Wednesdays at Rideout Gymnasium from 6-8 p.m.Tahoe Sierra Century cycling tourThe 8th Annual Tahoe Sierra Century cycling tour will be held on Saturday, Sept. 25. This fully supported scenic tour of the Tahoe, Truckee and Donner area benefits the North Tahoe middle and high school band programs. The bike tour begins and ends at Squaw Valley, with an after ride dinner and music performed by North Tahoe School bands. For more information go to Open Tennis TournamentThe Northstar Open Tennis Tournament is scheduled for Sept. 10-12. Player levels include 2.5 through open division singles and doubles. Visit for entries and information, or call 530-562-0321 to sign up.andamp;#8220;Deeperandamp;#8221; backcountry snowboard film premiereTeton Gravity Research and Truckee pro snowboarder Jeremy Jones will debut the new backcountry snowboarding film, andamp;#8220;Deeper,andamp;#8221; at a world premiere screening Sept. 10 at the Truckee River Amphitheater. Tickets are $15 at the door or in advance at Fifty-Fifty Brewery in Truckee. Entry includes a 2-for-1 voucher for Alpine Meadows Ski Resort and proceeds from the event go to support the Sierra Avalanche Center. Children under 8 are free with a paying adult. The expo starts at 6 p.m. and the film at 8 p.m., with an afterparty to follow at Fifty-Fifty Brewery. For more information visit and parent swim classesThe Truckee Community Pool is offering parent and child swim classes for children as young as 6 months old. The classes incorporate games, songs and lots of toys to ensure the child has a great time in the water. Classes are held Saturdays from 10:15-10:45 a.m. for children ages 6 months to 1.5 years, and from 10:50-11:20 a.m. for children 1.5 to 3 years of age. The first session starts Sept. 11. Fees are $32 per session. Sign up by calling the TDRPD main office at 530-582-7720. Childrenandamp;#8217;s group swim lessonsThe Truckee Community Pool is offering childrenandamp;#8217;s group swim lessons, with seven levels of swim lessons from absolute beginners to those looking to refine stroke technique, perform dives and even do flip turns. The first session begins Sept. 1. Classes run on Mondays and Wednesdays or Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5:30, 6:05 or 6:40, depending on level. Monday and Saturday morning classes are also available, as well as low income lessons to families who qualify. Call the TDRPD main office at 530-582-7720 for more information or to enroll. Synchronized swimming and water balletThe Truckee Community Pool is offering 20 classes of basic synchronized swimming skills. No experience is needed (just basic swimming skills). Classes are Mondays and Wednesdays 7:30-9 p.m. from Sept. 13 through Nov. 17. Call the TDRPD main office at 530-582-7720 to enroll. Fundamentals of swimming classesThe Truckee Community Pool is offering this program for teens and adults ages 15 and older who are beginner swimmers looking to become more confident in the water. Level-one classes are for those who are beginners or unable to swim more than 10 yards. Class times for level-ones swimmers are Thursdays from 1-1:40 p.m. and Fridays at 5 p.m. Level-two classes are for those who can swim on their own but may have a limited understanding of stroke technique or be uncomfortable putting their heads in the water. Call the TDRPD main office at 530-582-7720 to enroll. Menandamp;#8217;s fall call-your-own basketball leagueRegistration lasts through Sept. 17. Games are Tuesdays at Rideout Community Center from Oct. 5 through Dec. 14. Fees are $350 for resident teams and $400 for non-residents. There is a managers meeting at Rideout on Thursday, Sept. 23 at 6:30 pm. For more information visit under the Parks and Recreation tab and scroll down to Adult Programs.Learn to scuba diveOpen-water diver certification and advanced certification are being offered through the TCPUD Parks andamp; Recreation Department. Dates are flexible and classes can be custom made to your schedule with target dates before Sept. 10, when Lake Tahoe is the warmest. Open-water certification is $453 per person (includes equipment rental) and advanced certification is $195. For more information contact Wendy Wood at 530-559-2971 or wendylwood@earthlink.netCoed fall call-your own volleyball leagueRegistration lasts through Sept. 17. League play is Wednesdays at Rideout Community Center from Sept. 29 through Dec. 15. Fees are $225 for resident teams and $275 for non-resident teams. Managers should plan on attending a volleyball meeting at Rideout on Thursday, Sept. 23 at 6 p.m. For more information visit under the Parks and Recreation tab and scroll down to Adult Programs.Disc golf opens at SquawSquaw Valley USA recently opened an 18-hole mountaintop disc golf course. Disc golfers can ride the Cable Car to High Camp to play free of charge. The course will be open from 10:40 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Sept. 6. Holes 1, 2 and 18 are located directly behind the High Camp complex, forming a beginner loop for those looking to get a feel for the game. For more advanced players, holes 3 through 17 offer more extreme disc golfing.Trail Running GroupMaximize training time with specific workouts in group setting with instructor Julie Young, owner of o2fitness. Learn valuable injury prevention exercises while achieving efficient biomechanical stride via drills. Weekly workouts progress to train physiological and neuromuscular systems, starting with specific strength, technique intervals, power and speed, and progressing to tempo and lactate threshold intervals. All abilities are encouraged to join. Training takes place from 7-8 a.m. Tuesdays, in six-week sessions. Cost is $100 per six-week session. For more info e-mail or visit

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