Kodiak Daily Mirror - Parks and Rec June 29 July 6
Parks and Rec: June 29-July 6
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June 29-July 6


Since Wednesday, July 4, is a holiday and the swimming pool is closed, Morning Program, Afternoon Open and Youth Lessons, normally held on Wednesday, will instead be held Friday, July 6. The Teen Center and administrative office will also be closed.


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.


The Parks and Recreation Advisory Board monthly meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m., Tuesday, July 17, 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 include a review of parks and recreation fees and charges.

Advisory board members are Andrew Brown, Mary Kay Bunker, John Butler, Marcus Dunbar, Amy Fogle, Natasha Hayden, Derrik Magnuson and Jim Willis.


Youth swim lessons are separated by skill level and students must be at least 3 years old to participate. They are held Monday through Thursday, starting at 3:10 and 4:15 p.m., in the following five two-week sessions: June 4-14, June 18-28, July 2-12, July 16-26 and July 30-Aug. 9.

Registrater for swim lessons at the swimming pool.

Daily schedule: Following is the summer schedule (the pool is closed all day Wednesday, July 4):

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. (The morning program normally held on Wednesday, July 4, is rescheduled to Friday, July 6.)

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

Afternoon open: Monday through Thursday, 1:30 to 3 p.m.; Saturday 2 to 5 p.m. (Afternoon open normally held on Wednesday, July 4, is rescheduled to Friday, July 6.)

Youth lessons: Monday through Thursday, 3:10 and 4:10 p.m. start times. (Youth lessons normally held on Wednesday, July 4, are rescheduled to Friday, July 6.)

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.


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.


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.


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.



Morning program started 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.


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


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.

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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