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Parks and Rec: June 8-15
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June 8-June 15

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, starting at 3:10 and 4:15, in the following five two-week sessions: June 4-14, June 18-28, July 2-12, July 16-26 and July 30-Aug. 9.

Daily Schedule: Following is the daily schedule once the pool reopens on Sunday, June 3, following the completion of maintenance work.

Morning Lap Swim: Monday through Friday 6 to 7:30 a.m., Saturday 9 to 10:30 a.m.

Youth Morning Program: Monday through Thursday, 9 to 11 a.m.

Noon Lap: Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Afternoon Open: Monday through Thursday 1 to 3 p.m., Saturday 2 to 5 p.m.

Youth Lessons: Monday through Thursday, 3:10 and 4:10 p.m. start times.

Evening Lap: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday 5 to 6:30 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday 7 to 8 p.m.

Water Aerobics: Tuesday and Thursday, 5:30 to 7 p.m., and Saturday 9 to 10:30 a.m.

Evening Open: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Family Swim: Sunday, 3 to 5 p.m.

HIGH SCHOOL GYM

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

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

Baranof Park Ice Rink

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 Tim Hocum 539-2449 for more information.

Roller Derby is Monday from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon at Baranof Park ice rink. Women over 15 years old welcome. Contact Liz Mitchell, 486-5825, and Chris Lynch, 539-2494..

The Garden Club will be conducting their annual fundraising plant sale at the ice rink from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., on Saturday, June 9.

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 p.m.

RACQUETBALL

Early riser racquetball: Saturday at the Teen Center from 7:30 to 9 a.m. and Tuesday and Thursday from 6:30 to 8 a.m. For information call Craig Johnson at 486-4826.

General court hours: Monday through Thursday noon to 7 p.m., Friday and Saturday noon to 10 p.m., and Sunday 1 to 7 p.m.

SUMMER ACTIVITIES

MORNING PROGRAM

Morning Program starts June 18 for youths entering kindergarten through sixth grades. Activities held in the high school 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 North End 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 18-28, July 2-July 12, July 16-26 and July 30-Aug. 9. Sign up at the Teen Center.

SUMMER SOLSTICE 3-0N-3

TOURNAMENT

Summer solstice 3-on-3 basketball tournament — Saturday, June 23, in the Baranof Park ice rink. This tournament is sponsored by Parks and Recreation and will have the following divisions: Boys (sixth grade and under and eighth grade and under), Girls (sixth grade and under and eighth grade and under), Women’s Open, Men’s Open, Men’s A, and Men’s High School (10th grade and under). Grade is determined by the grade student will enter this fall. Each division will only have eight teams and will be split into two four-team groups.

Each group will play a round-robin after which the top two teams will advance to a four-team single-elimination playoff bracket.

Registrations will be taken at the Teen Center through Friday, June 22, and at Baranof Park until 4:45 p.m. on June 23.

The girls’, women’s and boys’ divisions (through eighth grade) will begin play at 5 p.m. with boys high school and men’s divisions starting at 8:30 p.m. There will be a $5 entry fee for each team. Each team is guaranteed three games. The top three teams in each division will receive tournament awards.

Each team consists of three players and may have one substitute. Baskets are scored as one point with two points awarded for three-point shots. Games are decided at the end of a 15-minute time limit (ties settled by sudden death) or when one team scores 15 points within the 15-minute time limit. Call Chris Pagsolingan for more information at 486-8669.

JULY 4TH 10K RUN AND WALK

July Fourth 10K: Independence Day 10K 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 Wednesday, 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 city parking lot in front of Food for Less. Race director is Ian Fulp.

YOUTH SOCCER LEAGUE

Youth Soccer League is canceled this summer due to Baranof Park construction.

BRITISH SOCCER CAMP

British soccer camp: Challenger Sports, the No. 1 soccer company in the United States, Canada and Australia, will hold one of their British soccer training camps in Kodiak during the week of July 30 through Aug. 3 at Woody Way Field or in the Baranof Park ice rink, depending on the weather.

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 Word 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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