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Auburn area Recreation Calendar | Jan. 9

AUBURN GYMNASIUM

AUBURN PARKS AND RECREATION OPEN GYM HOURS: The newly opened PRAB Gymnasium, located at Les Gove Park at 910 9th St. S.E., hosts open gym schedules for youth and adults. Open gym for children in grades 6-12 run from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. daily. Cost is $1 per day, $10 per month or $25 for a quarterly pass. The gym is also open for adults from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. from Monday to Thursday. Monday and Wednesday the gym features pickleball and basketball, Tuesday and Thursday are volleyball and basketball. Courts that are not in use at the gym may be used for any sport. For more information on any of the programs: Auburn Parks at 253-931-3043, or online at www.auburnwa.gov.

TODDLER INDOOR PLAYGROUND: The Toddler Indoor Playground is now open for ages 5 and under. Balls, games, mats, riding toys, climbing toys and more are available at the playground. The facility is open Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 9:30-11a, and Saturdays from 9-10:30 a.m. Cost is $2 per child per session, $1 per additional child. No more than three children per adult. No registration required. Parent or caregiver must provide supervision of children at all times. Closed January 16. For more information on any of the programs: Auburn Parks at 253-931-3043, or online at www.auburnwa.gov.

VOLLEYBALL

AUBURN PARKS GIRLS VOLLEYBALL FOR GRADES 4-8: Auburn Parks will offer two recreational volleyball leagues for girls beginning Feb. 2. Both leagues will play eight matches, beginning March 8. Each match will be best of three, with rally scoring. Cost for grades 4-5 is $40, $50 after Jan. 18. Cost for grades 6-8 is $50, $60 after Jan. 18. For more information on any of the programs: Auburn Parks at 253-931-3043, or online at www.auburnwa.gov.

AUBURN PARKS COED VOLLEYBALL: Coed recreational volleyball for adults begins Feb. 12 with each team playing eight league matches using best-of-three, rally scoring.The league will be self officiated. Cost is $130 per team, $180 after Jan. 25. For more information on any of the programs: Auburn Parks at 253-931-3043, or online at www.auburnwa.gov.

AUBURN PARKS WOMEN’S VOLLYBALL: This women’s recreational volleyball league for adults begins Feb. 12. Teams will play eight league matches using best-of-three, rally scoring.The league will be self officiated. Cost is $130 per team, $180 after Jan. 25. For more information on any of the programs: Auburn Parks at 253-931-3043, or online at www.auburnwa.gov.

FOOTBALL

AUBURN PARKS POLAR BEAR FLAG FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT JAN 27-29: This tournament will feature six player per side teams playing pass-only flag football on a modified field with an intermediate sized football. Each team is guaranteed three games with three divisions offered, an upper-level, a middle-level and a recreational-level. Games will be played at the Game Farm Park turf fields. Cost is $300 per team. For more information on any of the programs: Auburn Parks at 253-931-3043, or online at www.auburnwa.gov.

ADULT FLAG FOOTBALL WINTER LEAGUE: This league, featuring six player per side, begins Feb. 19. Teams will play eight league games, with top teams in the three divisions earning postseason games. Upper, middle and recreation leagues will be offered. Cost is $650 per team, $700 after Feb. 1. For more information on any of the programs: Auburn Parks at 253-931-3043, or online at www.auburnwa.gov.

BASKETBALL

AUBURN PARKS ADULT SPRING LEAGUE BASKETBALL: Two basketball leagues will be offered for adults beginning April 3 at Green River Community College. This is a call-your-own league with each team playing 10 games. A score keeper will be assigned to each game. Cost of the league is $175 per team, $200 after March 7.  A mandatory coaches meeting will be conducted March 30. For more information on any of the programs: Auburn Parks at 253-931-3043, or online at www.auburnwa.gov.

DODGE BALL

AUBURN PARKS DODGE BALL LEAGUE FOR ADULTS: Auburn Parks will offer a recreational dodge ball league for adults beginning Feb. 1. Cost is $175 per team, $200 after Jan. 18. Games will take place at the Auburn Parks, Arts and Recreation Gym. For more information on any of the programs: Auburn Parks at 253-931-3043, or online at www.auburnwa.gov.

SOFTBALLAUBURN PARKS ADULT SPRING SOFTBALL LEAGUES: Auburn Parks offer recreational softball league’s of varying levels of play to adults beginning April 15. All team’s will play 12-14 games per season at local ball parks. Cost varies, depending on the league. A mandatory coaches meeting for all leagues will be conducted at 7 p.m. April 4 at the Auburn Parks, Arts and Recreation office at 910 Ninth St. S.E. Leagues include:• Men’s Continental League, games on Sunday, cost is $800 per team, $850 after March 14;• Men’s National League, games on Sunday,cost is $800 per team, $850 after March 14;• Men’s American League, games on Monday, cost is $930 per team, $980 after March 14;• Women’s Rainier League, games on Tuesday, ccost is $930 per team, $980 after March 14;• Coed Continental League, games on Wednesday, cost is $950 per team, $1,000 after March 14;• Men’s National League, games on Thursday, cost is $930 per team, $980 after March 14;•Men’s Continental League, games on Thursday, cost is $930 per team, $980 after March 14;• Coed American League, games on Friday, cost is $950 per team, $1,000 after March 14;• Coed National League, games on Friday, cost is $950 per team, $1,000 after March 14; and• Coed Continental League, games on Friday, cost is $950 per team, $1,000 after March 14. For more information on any of the programs: Auburn Parks at 253-931-3043, or online at www.auburnwa.gov.

SOCCER

AUBURN PARKS FUTSAL INDOOR SOCCER: Futsal is 5 on 5 indoor soccer played on a basketball court. This is an unofficiated league no awards, standings or playoffs. Field players must be 2 male & 2 female, goalie can be of either gender. All players must be a minimum of 18 years old. For more information on any of the programs: Auburn Parks at 253-931-3043, or online at www.auburnwa.gov.

HOCKEY

SNO-KING BEGINNERS PROGRAM: The Sno-King Junior Thunderbirds will offer a year-round, beginners-level program for boys and girls ages 5-10. No skating experience is necessary. The program will be on Saturdays at Castle Ice in the Renton Highlands, or at Kingsgate Ice Arena in Kirkland. Players are welcome to join at any time. More information: online at www.snokinghockey.com.

ICE SKATING

LEARN TO SKATE CLASSES: An eight-week series with group and private lessons for boys, girls and adults is being offered at KENT VALLEY ICE CENTRE. Instruction is based on criteria set forth by the Ice Skating Institute. Skating classes are a solid starting point for those interested in figure skating or hockey. The facility is located at 6015 S. 240th St. in Kent. More information: 253- 850-2400, ext. 19, or online at www.FamilyNightOut.com.

SWIMMING

AUBURN SCHOOL DISTRICT POOL: The Auburn School District Swimming Pool, located at 516 4th St. NE offers several programs including:• Morning Lap Swim from 5:45 to 7:15 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday;• Open Swim, from 8 to 9:15 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday, and 1 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday;• Water Walking and Lap Swim, from 8 to 9:15 p.m. Tuesday; and• Adult Water Polo, 7 to 9 p.m. Thursdays.For cost and more information call 253-939-8825.

BASEBALL

AUBURN PARKS T-BALL FOR PRE-KINDERGARTEN AND KINDERGARTEN: This six-week program is a coed instructional program that emphasizes sportsmanship and fundamentals. the program meets on Mondays and Wednesdays for practices and games. Cost is $40 per player, $50 after May 2. The program runs from June 4 to Aug. 1. For more information on any of the programs: Auburn Parks at 253-931-3043, or online at www.auburnwa.gov.

AUBURN PARKS CUB CLINIC FOR GRADES 1-2: This coed instructional machine pitch league runs from Jun 5 to Aug. 2. Teams practice and play games on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Cost is $40, $50 after May 2. For more information on any of the programs: Auburn Parks at 253-931-3043, or online at www.auburnwa.gov.

AUBURN PARKS PINTO BASEBALL AND PIGTAIL FASTPITCH FOR GRADES 3-4: This instructional league features 10-player teams who receive five pitches from their own pitchers. Game scores are not recorded. Teams begin practice May 29. Each team will play eight games beginning June 18. The league runs until July 30, for Pinto, July 31 for Pigtail Fastpitch. Cost is $50 for Pinto, $60 after May 2. Cost for Pigtail is $63, $73 after May 9. For more information on any of the programs: Auburn Parks at 253-931-3043, or online at www.auburnwa.gov.

AUBURN PARKS BRONCO BASEBALL AND PONYTAIL FASTPITCH FOR GRADES 5-6: Teams play with nine fielders and balls and strikes are called by umpires. Practices begin May 29 and each team will play eight games beginning June 18. Cost is $50 for Bronco, $60 after May 2. Cost for Ponytail is $63, $73 after May 2. For more information on any of the programs: Auburn Parks at 253-931-3043, or online at www.auburnwa.gov.

AUBURN PARKS PONY AND COLT BASEBALL FOR GRADES 7-12: Auburn Parks will offer Pony Baseball for boys in grades 7-8 and Colt Baseball for boys in grades 9-12 beginning April 23. Teams will play 10 league games on Monday through Thursday beginning June 4. Cost is $70 for Pony, $80 after April 25. Cost for Colt is $88, $98 after April 25. For more information on any of the programs: Auburn Parks at 253-931-3043, or online at www.auburnwa.gov.

AUBURN PARKS MAVERICK AND MUSTANG FASTPITCH FOR GIRLS GRADES 7-12: Auburn Parks will offer Maverick Fastpitch for girls in grades 7-8 and Mustang Fastpitch for girls in grades 9-12 beginning April 23. Teams will play 10 league games on Monday through Thursday beginning June 4. Cost is $60 for Maverick, $70 after April 25. Cost for Mustang is $75, $85 after April 25. For more information on any of the programs: Auburn Parks at 253-931-3043, or online at www.auburnwa.gov.

TRIPLE PLAY BASEBALL CLUB: Players ages 12-18 with a passion for baseball and a desire to take their game to the next level are invited to a workout with Triple Play baseball Club. More information: 253-249-9359.

SHARP BASEBALL DEVELOPMENT: Athletes are being accepted for upcoming programs. Private and group lessons in hitting and advanced infield, as well as strength and conditioning programs are available. More information: 425-306-0814.

EVERGREEN STATE SPORTS: Team facility rental requests are being accepted. Options include rental only, or team training provided by Coach Embery. Limited time slots are available. More information on all of the above is available by contacting Coach Embery at 253-218-9713.

BASEBALL JAZZ: Professional lessons, camps and coaches clinics are being offered by former Atlanta Braves scout Steve Goucher and the Jazz staff. More information: 206-230-9011, or online atwww.baseballjazz.com, or e-mail to goucher15@hotmail.com.

TRACK AND FIELD

AUBURN PARKS TRACK PROGRAM FOR GRADES 1-8: Auburn Parks will offer a recreational track and field program for boys and girls grades 1-8 beginning May 30. This program is designed to teach participants fundamentals such as sportsmanship, conditioning and leadership. Participants will compete in regional meets in June and July. Practices will be conducted at Auburn, Auburn Mountainview and Auburn Riverside high schools. Cost is $40, $50 after May 2. For more information on any of the programs: Auburn Parks at 253-931-3043, or online at www.auburnwa.gov.

FISHING

WESTERN WASHINGTON WALLEYE CLUB: The club meets the third Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. behind and below the Green Acres Learning Center, 1826 S. 240th St. (just past Highline Community College). Guests are always welcome. More information: 253-852-3296 or http://walleye-club.com or P.O. Box 4204, Kent, 98032, or e-mail: sports@foxinternet.net.

NORTHWEST BASSMASTERS: The club meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Bellefield Office Park Complex Center, 1150 114th Ave. S.E. in Bellevue. More information: Kirk Bain at 425-922-3469.

GENERAL

AUBURN PARKS COACHES, SPONSORS: Volunteer coaches, assistants and sponsors are need for various Auburn Parks programs. All coaches are certified through the National Youth Sport Coaches Association and must clear a Washington State Patrol background check. For more information on any of the programs: Auburn Parks at 253-931-3043, or online at www.auburnwa.gov.

AUBURN PARKS SPONSORS: are needed for the teams that will take part in Auburn Parks leagues in various sports. The team sponsorship fee is $195, with that business having its name and logo on the T-shirt uniform. The sponsoring business also will receive an 8x10 team photo plaque. More information on coaching or sponsorship: Auburn Parks at 253-931-3043.

AUBURN PARKS ADULT SPORTS LEAGUE INDIVIDUAL PLAYER REGISTRATION: This program is for registration of individual players that wish to play on adult sports league teams during the year 2011. All players must be a minimum of 18 years old. If you are a free agent looking to be placed on a team please complete this registration and then send an email to sportsleagues@auburnwa.gov with what league you are wishing to get placed on. This is intended for individual players registering for and agreeing to the assumption of risk waiver form for themselves only. For more information on any of the programs: Auburn Parks at 253-931-3043, or online at www.auburnwa.gov.

GOLF

AUBURN GOLF COURSE OFF-SEASON PASSES: are now on sale at Auburn Golf Course, 29630 Green River Road S.E. Options include either a monthly pass with unlimited play, or a monthly pass with weekday play options. Cards are valid through March 31, 2011.

A 2011 PLAYERS CARD: is available, offering regular customers benefits that include a free 18-hole round, discounts off regular rates, the ability to book tee times 14 days in advance, discounts on 9-hole and twilight rates, and more. Prices for either the off-season pass or the players card are available by calling Auburn Golf Course at (253) 833-2350. More information about the course is available online at www.auburngolf.org.

GROUP GOLF LESSONS FOR ADULTS: Beginning golf instruction for adults will include golf rules, etiquette and physical skills. Instruction by Auburn Golf Course staff. Golf lessons will be conducted at the Auburn Golf Course, 29630 Green River Road SE. Ages 15 and older.

TENNIS

AUBURN PARKS TENNIS LESSONSADULT INTERMEDIATE: Participants will fine tune skills and learn and develop strategy for match play. Instruction will be in a 'team tennis style' practice atmosphere with both fundamental instruction and match play. Tennis experience is necessary. It is recommended that participants receive lessons prior to enrollment. Pre-requisite: minimum beginning lessons. Adult lessons are for anyone age 14 and older. Registrants are required to supply their own tennis racket and one can of new unopened tennis balls. For more information on any of the programs: Auburn Parks at 253-931-3043, or online at www.auburnwa.gov.

ADULT BEGINNER: Tennis lessons will be offered for beginner and advanced beginner players. Learn the fundamentals of tennis: forehand, backhand, and serving. Adult lessons are for anyone age 14 and older. Registrants are required to supply their own tennis racket and one can of new unopened tennis balls. For more information on any of the programs: Auburn Parks at 253-931-3043, or online at www.auburnwa.gov.

DISC GOLF

GAME FARM WILDERNESS PARK COURSE: An 18-hole course is available at Game Farm Wilderness Park, 2401 Stuck River Dr. S.E. in Auburn. It is open year-round. More information: Auburn Parks at (253) 931-3043 or online atwww.auburnwa.gov

FITNESS

AUBURN PARKS BEGINNING BOOT CAMP: Are you ready to get into the best shape of your life? You can with this 6-week military style fitness boot camp. This class is ideal for the beginner or if you have been away from working out for a while. The class is focused on circuit-style training exercises which give you an overall cardiovascular and muscle building workout. Each class consists of stretching and warm-up exercises, a 30-40 minute circuit training phase and cool-down stretches that will increase your overall strength, endurance and flexibility. For more information on any of the programs: Auburn Parks at 253-931-3043, or online at www.auburnwa.gov.

AUBURN PARKS ADVANCED BOOT CAMP: Are you ready to take your fitness to the next level? You can with this 6-week military style fitness boot camp. This class is for students who have mastered the beginning fitness boot camp and are ready for a more advanced High Intensity Interval Training and strength building routine. This class is a continuation of the beginning fitness boot camp and will take you to another level in your overall health and fitness goals. You will learn more advanced exercises, strength building and improve overall endurance and flexibility. Prerequisite Beginning Fitness Boot Camp. For more information on any of the programs: Auburn Parks at 253-931-3043, or online at www.auburnwa.gov.

AUBURN PARKS MOMMY FITNESS CAMP: Have you been struggling to lose that extra baby weight since having your baby? Well you can get in the best shape of your life with this circuit style fitness boot camp geared towards new mom's. This class is a combination of cardio and strength circuits to help you build strength, endurance, boost your metablism which will help you lose weight. In addition to the warm up, training and flexibility and cool down phases, you will receive dietary and nutrition advice to help keep you on track to the new you. Bring a water bottle, towel, yoga mat, and 5-10lbs dumbell. For more information on any of the programs: Auburn Parks at 253-931-3043, or online at www.auburnwa.gov.

AUBURN PARKS ZUMBA CLASSES: This high energy, low impact cardio dance class is for everyone, even non dancers. Zumba blends rhythms from Latin, African and international beats, with dance steps from Salsa, Meringue, Cha-cha, Hip Hop and Bellydance. Ages 14 and over. For more information on any of the programs: Auburn Parks at 253-931-3043, or online at www.auburnwa.gov.

AUBURN PARKS PILATES CLASSES: Pilates combines elements of yoga, weight training and breath work. A variety of controlled precise movements are performed that focus on stretching and strengthening the muscles in your abdomen, back and buttocks. Bring yoga or Pilates mat and a small exercise ball to class. The ball is also available from instructor for $13. For more information on any of the programs: Auburn Parks at 253-931-3043, or online at www.auburnwa.gov.YOGA

AUBURN PARKS BEGINNING YOGA: Beginning yoga in the Viniyoga tradition relieves emotional stress, tones the body, achieves balance in body, mind and emotions. Class includes both standing and floor poses. Bring a yoga mat and blanket to class. Ages 16 and over. Instructor Meng, ERYT. For more information on any of the programs: Auburn Parks at 253-931-3043, or online at www.auburnwa.gov.

AUBURN PARKS CONTINUING YOGA: Students deepen their understanding and practice of yoga postures and breathing. Bring a yoga mat and blanket to class. Prerequisite: Beginning Yoga or permission of instructor. Ages 16 and over. Instructor Meng, ERYT. For more information on any of the programs: Auburn Parks at 253-931-3043, or online at www.auburnwa.gov.

MARTIAL ARTS

AUBURN PARKS AKI-JUJITSU: The class encompasses basic training in three unique contemporary martial disciplines. Aikido, Brazilian Ju-Jitsu and Combative Martial Arts. Training is strictly defensive and non-competitive in nature. Training will employ the use of throws, pins, locks, holds and some basic striking. Conditioning and stretching component built into class. For more information on any of the programs: Auburn Parks at 253-931-3043, or online at www.auburnwa.gov.

AUBURN PARKS INTRODUCTION TO TAI CHI: Tai Chi students enjoy both mental and physical benefits including strengthening, flexibility and coordination. Students learn gentle exercises and the practice of individual movements. Ages 18 and over. Instructor Bortleson. For more information on any of the programs: Auburn Parks at 253-931-3043, or online at www.auburnwa.gov.

AUBURN PARKS INTERMEDIATE TAI CHI: Students will start with gentle exercises and practice refining individual movements learned in the introduction class and gradually work into more advanced movements. Prerequisite: Introduction Tai Chi. Ages 18 and over. Instructor Bortleson. For more information on any of the programs: Auburn Parks at 253-931-3043, or online at www.auburnwa.gov.

DANCE

AUBURN PARKS BALLERINA ENCHANTMENT DANCE CLASS: For ages 3 to 5. This class will allow participants to experience the pure joy and enchantment of being a swan princess, sugar plum fairy or anything else a ballerina could dream or imagine. Classes are from 4:15 to 5:15 p.m., at the Les Gove Park Building. Fee for the class is $66 for residents, $83 for nonresidents.

AUBURN PARKS PRESCHOOLER PREBALLET: This class is an imaginative introduction to music and creative movement from 9:15 to 10 a.m., Saturdays at the Parks Administration Building. Fee is $66 for residents, $83 for nonresidents.

 

 

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