Auburn-area sports and recreation calendar | Dec. 21

  • Tuesday, December 21, 2010 2:15pm
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BASEBALL

AUBURN PARKS YOUTH LEAGUES

Leagues for players in grades 3-12 will be offered by Auburn Parks. League include Pinto (grades 3-4, season June 6-Aug. 1, $40 Auburn residents, $50 non-residents), Bronco (grades 5-6, season June 6-Aug.1, $40 Auburn residents, $50 non-residents), Pony (grades 7-8, season June 6-July 29, $60 Auburn residents, $75 non-residents) and Colt (grades 9-12, season June 6-July 29, $60 Auburn residents, $75 non-residents). Registrations are due by May 4 for Pinto and Bronco, and by April 27 for Pony and Colt, with an addition $10 charged for registrations received after those respective dates. More information: Auburn Parks at (253) 931-3043, or online at www.auburnwa.gov.

AUBURN PARKS T-BALL

This seven-week instructional program for boys and girls in pre-kindergarten and kindergarten emphasizes sportsmanship, fundamentals and fun. It is scheduled for June 6-July 27on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:30-6:30 p.m. The cost is $35 for Auburn residents and $44 for non-residents for registrations received by May 4, with an additional $10 for registrations received after that date. More information: Auburn Parks at (253) 931-3043, or online at www.auburnwa.gov.

AUBURN PARKS CUB CLINIC

This eight-week machine-pitch program is for boys and girls who will be entering grades 1-2, and emphasizes sportsmanship, fundamentals and fun. It is scheduled for June 4-July 28 on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30-8 p.m. The cost is $40 for Auburn residents and $50 for non-residents for registrations received by May 4, with an additional $10 for registrations received after that date. More information: 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 at www.baseballjazz.com, or e-mail to goucher15@hotmail.com.

BASKETBALL

AUBURN PARKS ADULT LEAGUES

Two spring leagues and two summer leagues will be offered at Rainier Middle School for players age 18 and older. They are call-your-own leagues without officials, trophies or playoffs. The SPRING schedule will be 10 games on Thursdays (March 31-June 7) for the National League and Tuesdays (March 29-June 7) for the Continental League. The team entry fee is $150, and registration is due by March 3, with a $25 late fee assessed for registrations received after that date. A MANDATORY coaches meeting is March 31 at 8 p.m. at the Auburn Parks and Recreation building, 910 9th St. NE. The SUMMER schedule will be eight games on Mondays (June 13-Aug. 8) for the National League and Tuesdays (Jun 14-Aug. 2) for the Continental League. The team entry fee is $120. Games are scheduled throughout the evening from 6:30-10. More information (including registration deadline and coaches meeting dates for the SUMMER league): Auburn Parks at (253) 931-3043, or online at www.auburnwa.gov.

FASTPITCH

AUBURN PARKS YOUTH LEAGUES

Leagues for players in grades 3-12 will be offered by Auburn Parks. League include Pigtail (grades 3-4, season June 7-July 28, $40 Auburn residents, $50 non-residents), Ponytail (grades 5-6, season June 7-July 28, $40 Auburn residents, $50 non-residents), Maverick (grades 7-8, season May 23-July 8, $50 Auburn residents, $63 non-residents) and Mustang (grades 9-12, season May 23-July 8, $50 Auburn residents, $63 non-residents). Registrations are due by May 4 for Pigtail and Ponytail, and by April 6 for Maverick and Mustang, with an addition $10 charged for registrations received after those respective dates. More information: 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.

FLAG FOOTBALL

AUBURN PARKS POLAR BEAR TOURNAMENT

This six-a-side, non-contact tournament offers a three-game guarantee in a round-robin format. It is open to players age 18 and older, and scheduled for Jan. 28-30 at Auburn’s Game Farm Park. Three divisions – Upper, Middle, and Lower-Recreational – will be available. The team entry fee is $300. More information: Auburn Parks at (253) 931-3043, or online at www.auburnwa.gov.

AUBURN PARKS LEAGUES

WINTER and SPRING leagues will be offered by Auburn Parks. Teams are six-a-side playing with an intermediate-sized ball on a modified field. All games are on Sundays at Game Farm Park, and teams play two games a day for a total of eight games. The winter league runs from Feb. 20-March 20. The spring league is April 10-May 22, with no games on April 24 (Easter) or May 8 (Mother’s Day). Division leaders advance to playoffs. The team entry fee for either winter or spring is $620, with registration due by Feb. 3 for winter and March 23 for spring. Registrations received after those respective dates are an additional $50. More information: Auburn Parks at (253) 931-3043, or online at www.auburnwa.gov.

GENERAL

AUBURN PARKS COACHES, SPONSORS

VOLUNTEER COACHES and ASSISTANT COACHES 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.

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 8×10 team photo plaque. More information on coaching or sponsorship: Auburn Parks at (253) 931-3043.

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.

DISC GOLF

An 18-hole course is available at Game Farm Wilderness Park, 2401 Stuck River Dr. SE. in Auburn. It is open year-round. More information: Auburn Parks at (253) 931-3043 or online at www.auburnwa.gov.

HOCKEY

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.

GYMNASTICS

HARTS GYMNASTICS CENTER CAMP

A HOLIDAY CAMP is scheduled for Dec. 27-29 from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. each day. Costs for one child are $125 for Auburn residents and $157 for non-residents. Two children from the same family are $88 each for Auburn residents and $110 each for non-residents. Three or more are $75 each for Auburn residents and $94 each for non-residents. Harts Gymnastics is located at 4520 B St. NW, Suite C.

A PRESCHOOL PROGAM for ages 3-5 will be offered on Thursday evenings, Jan. 6-27, Feb. 3-24 and March 3-24, from 6-6:45 p.m., and on Saturday mornings, Jan. 8-29, Feb. 5-26, and March 5-26, from 10-10:45. The cost is $50 for Auburn resident and $63 for non-residents. More information: Harts at (253) 520-1973, or Auburn Parks at (253) 931-3043.

AUBURN GYMNASTICS CENTER

The MIGHTY STARS program is being offered for ages 5-6. It takes place on Mondays, Jan. 3-17, Jan 24-Feb. 14, Feb. 21-March 14, and March 21-April 11, all from 6-7 p.m. The focus is on very basic tumbling skills, and building self-esteem and self-confidence. The cost is $45 for Auburn residents and $57 for non-residents, except for Jan. 3-17, which is $35 for Auburn residents and $44 for non-residents.

A MINI STARS program for ages 3-4 with emphasis on developing fine and gross motor skills, strength and beginning tumbling skills, is offered on Tuesday evenings, Jan. 4-18, Jan. 25-Feb. 15, Feb. 22-March 15 and March 22-April 12, from 5-5:45, and is offered on Wednesday mornings, Jan. 5-19, Jan. 26-Feb. 16, Feb. 23-March 16, and March 23-April 13, from 10:30-11:15. The cost for either morning or evening is $40 for Auburn residents and $50 for non-residents, except for Jan. 4-18 or Jan. 5-19, which is $35 for Auburn residents and $44 for non-residents.

A BEGINNING GYMNASTICS program for ages 7-12, which focuses on muscle control, flexibility, power, and coordination, will be offered on Wednesdays, Jan. 5-19, Jan. 26-Feb. 16, Feb. 23-March 16, and March 23-April 13, all from 6-7:30 p.m. The cost is $60 for Auburn residents and $75 for non-residents, except Jan. 5-19, which is $45 for Auburn residents and $57 for non-residents. More information on any of the programs: Auburn Parks at (253) 931-3043, or online at www.auburnwa.gov.

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.

RUNNING

AUBURN PARKS DOG TROT

This 3K/5K fun run is scheduled for Saturday, May 21, at 9:30 a.m. at Auburn’s Game Farm Park. It is part of the fourth annual Petpalooza event. The cost is $15 if registered by April 29 and $20 for registration after that date. The first 100 pre-registrants receive a free goodie bag. The course is flat, and water will be available for runners and for their dogs. More information: Auburn Parks at (253) 931-3043, or www.auburnwa.gov.

SCUBA DIVING

SCUBA ORIENTATION NIGHT FOR TEENS

This event is for boys and girls ages 10 and older. It is scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 28, from 6-9 p.m. at the Tukwila Pool adjacent to the Foster High School campus. It will explore the world of scuba through a multi-media presentation and then offer a chance to don a swimsuit and dive into a heated pool to learn basic scuba skills and play underwater games. ADDITIONAL CLASSES are scheduled for Jan. 19-20 and Feb. 9-10 from 6-8 p.m., with the first night at the Auburn Senior Center, and the second night at the Tukwila Pool. All gear is provided, and the experience can be credited toward a full PADI Scuba certification upon completion. The cost is $59 for Auburn residents and $74 for non-residents. The instructor is Cindy Ross. More information: Auburn Parks at (253) 931-3043, or www.auburnwa.gov.

SOFTBALL

AUBURN PARKS ADULT PROGRAMS

League and teams for a variety of ability levels will be offered by Auburn Parks. All players must be 18 or older. The American League is the highest level, followed by the National League and the Continental League. Teams will play two games per night except for coed Continental leagues, and will play a total of 10-16 games for the season, depending on league and night of play. Team entry fees range from $635 (Wednesday coed Continental and Friday coed Continental) to $745 (men’s Sunday National and Continental) to $890 (Friday coed American and coed National) to $960 (men’s Monday American, Thursday National and Thursday Continental, and Women’s Tuesday Rainier League). All games are at Game Farm Park, except for Friday Coed Continental at Brannan Park. All seasons begin April 17 and continue through mid June, except for Wednesday Coed Continental and Friday Coed Continental, which go through mid July. All registrations are due by March 10, and any received after that date are assessed a $50 late fee. A MANDATORY coaches meeting is March 31 at 7 p.m. at the Auburn Parks and Recreation building, 910 9th St. N.E. Any teams not represented at that meeting will be assessed a $50 fee. More information: Auburn Parks at (253) 931-3043, or online at www.auburnwa.gov.

SNOWBOARDING/SKIING

AUBURN PARKS TEEN PROGRAM

This program at Snoqualmie Summit on five Saturdays (Dec. 18, Jan. 8, Jan 22, Feb. 5, and Feb. 19) is open to boys and girls ages 11-18. The program will provide transportation, supervision, equipment, and a lift ticket. Or, participants can bring their own equipment or rent it at the Summit. Transportation leaves the Auburn Parks and Recreation administration building (910 9th St. N.E.) at 6:30 a.m. and returns at 6 p.m. The cost is $70 for Auburn residents and $88 for non-residents. Transportation-only is $25. More information: Auburn Parks at (253) 931-3043, or online at www.auburnwa.gov.

SWIMMING

AUBURN POOL

The pool, located adjacent to Auburn High School at 516 4th St. N.E. offers several programs. PUBLIC SWIMS are Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 7-8 p.m.; and Saturdays at 1-3 p.m. and again from 7-9 p.m. The cost is $3.50 for adults and $2.50 for youths and seniors, except for the 1-3 p.m. Saturday sessions, which are $1 for everyone. LAP SWIMS are offered Mondays and Fridays from 6-7:30 a.m. and 12:15-1:15 p.m.; and Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 8-9 p.m. The cost is $4 for adults and $3.50 for youths and seniors. YOUTH SWIM LESSON SESSIONS are set for Jan. 3-27, Jan. 31-Feb. 24, Feb. 28-March 24, March 28-April 21, April 25-May 19, and May 23- June 23. The cost is $5 per lesson for ages 6 and older, and $6 for ages 3-5. Registration must be completed for lessons. More information: Auburn Pool at (253) 939-8825.

CITY OF AUBURN FREE SWIMS

Free family swims are scheduled for the Auburn YMCA, 1620 Perimeter Road SW, on Sundays through March 27, from 5-6 p.m. More information: Auburn Parks at (253) 931-3043, or www.auburnwa.gov.

TENNIS

AUBURN PARKS YOUTH TENNIS LEAGUE

This seven-week instructional league for boys and girls entering grades K-5 is scheduled for June 27-Aug. 10 on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Participants must supply their own tennis racket. The cost is $30 for Auburn residents and $38 for non-residents for registrations received by May 25, with an additional $10 for registrations received after that date. More information: Auburn Parks at (253) 931-3043, or online at www.auburnwa.gov.

TRACK AND FIELD

AUBURN PARKS YOUTH PROGRAM

This program is open to boys and girls who will be entering grades 1-8. It is scheduled for Mondays through Thursdays, May 30-July 14, from 5:30-7:30 p.m., with practices on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, and meets on Thursdays split among Auburn, Auburn Riverside and Auburn Mountainview high schools. The cost is $35 for Auburn residents and $44 for non-residents for registrations received by May 6, with an additional $10 for registrations received after that date. More information: Auburn Parks at (253) 931-3043, or online at www.auburnwa.gov.


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