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Parks and Rec schedule: July 1-8
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July 1-8

JULY FOURTH 10K RUN AND WALK

Independence Day 10-K Run and Walk will start at 10 a.m. — with walkers to start at 9:30 a.m. — outside the entrance to the Coast Guard base on Monday, July 4. Entry forms will be taken up to 9:45 a.m. at the race start. American Legion will be awarding an American flag to both men’s and women’s winners and American flag pins to all participants. There is no charge for participation in this event. The race course is from the Coast Guard base main gate to the Island Hydraulics parking lot in front of the AllState sign. Race director is Ian Fulp.

ADVISORY BOARD

A Parks and Recreation Advisory Board meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m., Thursday, July 7, in the Baranof Park office. The agenda is as follows: 1. Roll Call; 2. Public Testimony on Non-Agenda Items; 3.Approval of Agenda; 4. Approval of Meeting Minutes; 5. Discussion Items; 6. Director’s Report; 7.Board Comments; 8. Adjournment.

Discussion items for July 7 include: 1. field-use policies, 2.action to be taken as a result of the governor’s budget, 3. discussion of forming a joint task force with the KIB Parks & Recreation group focused on the development of a field and park facility master plan.

Advisory board members are Gerie Botz, John Butler, Marcus Dunbar, Amy Fogle, Natasha Hayden, Derrik Magnuson, Ken McCarty, Richard Walker\ and Jim Willis.

Parks and Recreation Advisory Board studies issues and makes recommendations to the city council on matters relating to parks and recreation. Members serve three-year terms and must be residents of the city. This is a volunteer board and members are appointed by the mayor. Application information can be had on line at www.city.kodiak.ak.us/parks or by contacting Parks and Recreation at 486-8670 or the city clerk’s office at 486-8638.

MORNING PROGRAM

Morning program is for youths entering kindergarten through sixth grades. It runs in two-week sessions and the third session begins July 11. Activities are held in the high school gym and commons and in the swimming pool. Pool activities include Red Cross age-appropriate swimming safety classes, group games in the gym and arts and crafts in the commons. Sunny day activities may include games at Baranof Park, tide pooling at Northend Park, and visits to the touch tank at the Fisheries Research Center. Children will also be participating in the KIBSD Summer Lunch Program at Main Elementary from 11:30 a.m. to noon. Children are separated into three groups by age. The program runs from 9 a.m. to noon, Monday through Thursday in the following four two-week sessions: June 13-23, June 27-July 8, July 11-21 and July 25-Aug. 4. Sign up at the Teen Center.

AQUATICS

Youth swim lessons are separated by skill level and students must be at least 3 years old to participate. They will be held Monday through Thursday, at 3:15 to 4 p.m. or 4:15 to 5 p.m. in the following four two-week sessions: June 13-23, June 27-July 8, July 11-21 and July 25-Aug. 4. Register at the swimming pool.

Aquatots may use the wading pool during all lap swim and water aerobic times.

Following is the daily schedule of pool use:

Friday, July 1

Morning Lap 6-7:30 a.m.

King Fishers 7:30-9 a.m.

Noon Lap noon-1:30 p.m.

Evening Lap 5-6:30 p.m.

Evening Open 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Saturday, July 2

Morning Lap 7-8 a.m.

Water Aerobics 8-9:30 a.m.

Afternoon Open 2-5 p.m.

Evening Lap 5-6:30 p.m.

Sunday July 3

Family Swim 3-5 p.m.

Evening Lap 5-6:30 p.m.

Evening open 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Monday, July 4

Closed for July Fourth

Tuesday, July 5

Morning Lap 6-7:30 a.m.

Morning Program 9:30-noon

Noon Lap noon-1:30 p.m.

Open Swim 1:30-3 p.m.

Swim Lessons 3:15-5:15 p.m.

Water Aerobics 5:30-7 p.m.

Evening Lap 7-8 p.m.

Wednesday, July 6

Morning Lap 6-7:30 a.m.

King Fishers 7:30-9 a.m.

Morning Program 9:30-noon

Noon Lap noon-1:30 p.m.

Swim Lessons 3:15-5:15 p.m.

Evening Lap 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Evening Open 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Thursday, July 7

Morning Lap 6-7:30 a.m.

Morning Program 9:30-noon

Noon Lap noon-1:30 p.m.

Open Swim 1:30-3 p.m.

Swim Lessons 3:15-5:15 p.m.

Water Aerobics 5:30-7 p.m.

Evening Lap 7-8 p.m.

Friday, July 8

Morning Lap 6-7:30 a.m.

Morning Program 9:30-noon

King Fishers 7:30-9 a.m.

Noon Lap noon-1:30 p.m.

Swim Lessons 3:15-5:15 p.m.

Evening Lap 5-6:30 p.m.

Evening Open 6:30-8:30 p.m.

HIGH SCHOOL GYM

Indoor soccer is in the high school gym on Sundays and Thursdays from 7:30 to 10 p.m.

Volleyball: No volleyball in the high school gym this Saturday, July 2, due to the UAA basketball camp.

Volleyball is normally held Mondays from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Wednesdays 5 to 6:30 p.m. and Saturdays 5 to 8 p.m. Faaeseina Saoifanua is the supervisor.

Morning powerball is on Sunday, from 7 to 9 a.m., and Wednesday and Friday, from 6 to 7:30 a.m., in the high school gym. Mark Galindo is in charge.

Powerball is for adult players who have played organized ball and for high school players aspiring to play varsity ball.

ROLLER HOCKEY

Adult roller hockey is Wednesday and Sunday from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at Baranof Park ice rink. Men and women over 15 years old welcome. Contact Courtney Webster at 486-8671 for more information.

Youth roller hockey is on Sundays and runs from 6 to 7 p.m. It is for all boys and girls 15 and under. Full hockey gear is required. Those interested in playing or helping out please contact Courtney at 654-4928.

TEEN CENTER

General hours are Monday through Thursday noon to 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday noon to 11 p.m., and Sunday 1 to 8.

RACQUETBALL

Early riser racquetball: Saturdays s at the Teen Center from 7:30 to 9 a.m. and Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30 to 8 a.m. For information call Craig Johnson at 486-4826.

General court hours: Saturday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Sunday 1 to 8 p.m., Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

YOUTH SOCCER LEAGUE

Youth soccer league runs from June 27 through July 29 (except no soccer July 4). Coaches are high school and college students employed by Parks and Recreation along with adult/parent volunteers. The number of teams and number of players on each team will be determined by how many players register. Divisions are separated by the grade players enter in the fall. Following is a tentative schedule (may change depending upon the number of registrations): Micro I (kindergarten through first grade) practice and play on Monday and Wednesday from 1 to 2:30 p.m. and Friday from 1 to 2 p.m.; Micro II (second through fourth grades) are on Monday and Wednesday from 2:30 to 4 p.m. and Friday from 2 to 3 p.m.; Junior League (fifth through seventh grades) meets on Tuesday and Thursday from 1 to 2:30 p.m. and Friday from 3 to 4 p.m.; and Strikers (coed, seventh grade and up) are on Tuesday and Thursday from 2:30 to 4 p.m. and Friday from 3 to 4 p.m. Each player will receive a team photo and shirt. Deadline for registration was 1 p.m., Thursday, June 23. Late registrants pay an additional $5. Shinguards and team shirts will be provided. All games will be played at Baranof Park. In case of rain, games will be rescheduled, played under the roof, or canceled.

BRITISH SOCCER CAMP

British Soccer Camp: Challenger Sports, the No. 1 soccer company in the United States, Canada and Australia, will be holding one of their British Soccer training camps in Kodiak during the week of July 25-29, at Baranof Park.

The camp will run Monday through Friday and each child will be coached by a member of challenger’s British coaching staff. Challenger will hold over 2,000 British Soccer Camps this summer and will coach over 100,000 players between the ages of 4 and 18 and over 20,000 parents and coaches.

In addition to taking part in a daily regimen of foot skill development, technical and tactical practices and daily tournament style plays, British Soccer Camps include lessons on respect, responsibility, integrity, leadership and sportsmanship.

The most popular part of each camp is the Camp World Cup. The coaches use this daily tournament to teach the players about life, customs and traditions of other countries. The campers are asked to make up cheers, bring flags, dress up and learn as much as they can about the country they represent.

British Soccer Camp sessions for ages 4 to 6 are 9 to 10:30 a.m. and 10:40 a.m. to 12:10 p.m., ages 6 through 16 can sign up for either half-day sessions — from 9 a.m. to noon, or 1 to 4 p.m. — or a full-day session, in which they participate in both morning and afternoon half-day sessions.

Each camper will receive a free camp T-shirt, soccer ball, giant soccer poster and an individual skills performance evaluation. Space is limited. Parents are encouraged to sign up on line, www.challengersports.com.

To find out more about Challenger Sports visit www.challengersports.com.
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