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Ladies Golf Clinics ::
June 11-July 16; July 23-Aug. 20

Join Mike Deprez on Monday nights this summer for a ladies golf clinic. Two sessions are available, and both sessions meet at the U of I Driving Range on Boyer Avenue from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
- Session 1: June 11 to July 16 (five weeks skipping July 2) with registration deadline June 5.
- Session 2: July 23 to Aug. 20 with registration deadline July 17.
Fee is $105 ($5 city discount) per session and includes range balls, fees and one round of golf at Stoneridge. Ages 18 and older.

- To register, or for other activities offered by P&R, visit SandpointIdaho.gov/parksrecreation or visit the P&R office located at 1123 Lake Street.


CHAFE 150 :: June 16

CHAFE 150 registration is now open for the June 16, 2018, ride. Be a part of the most beautiful Gran Fondo in America! Visit CHAFE150.org to learn more and to sign up.


Pine Street Woods Walks :: June 17, 23, 30

Members of the Kaniksu Land Trust's Pine Street Woods team will lead scenic walks - and bike rides - on the future Pine Street Woods property. Sign up to join a guided visit!
 
Sunday, June 17 at 10 a.m.: KLT's Eric Grace will lead a vigorous, more challenging hike.

Saturday, June 23 at 10 a.m.: Join Julie Meyer and Tim Martin for a Bike and Hike tour of PSW. This will focus on the future of multi-use trails in PSW. Tim will lead a gentle hike while Julie will lead a fun bike tour.

Sunday, June 30, at 10 a.m.: Here's another chance to bring your bike and ride along with Julie Meyer and discover the potential of PSW.

Pre-registration for these walks is required at KaniksuLandTrust.org. Please come prepared with appropriate shoes, clothing and a water bottle.


Tiny Hawk Soccer Camp :: June 18-22; July 2-6

Sandpoint Parks and Recreation partners with Skyhawks to offer the Tiny Hawk Soccer Camp for ages 3-4. Two sessions are available, and will meet at Travers Park, 2102 Pine St., from 8 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. The Tiny Hawk Soccer Camp is designed specifically for preschool-aged kids. It will introduce the essentials of soccer through games and activities, balance exploration, hand/eye coordination, and skill development. Participants must be toilet trained.
- Session 1 is June 18-22 for $69; registration deadline is June 11
- Session 2 is
 July 2-3, 5-6 for $49; registration deadline is June 26
Register online, or visit the Parks and Recreation office at 1123 Lake St.


Mini Hawk Camp :: June 18-22; July 2-6

Sandpoint Parks and Recreation partners with Skyhawks to offer the Mini Hawk Camp for ages 4-7. Two sessions are available, and meet at Travers Park (2102 Pine St) from 9 a.m. to noon. The Mini Hawk Camp is a baseball, basketball and soccer program designed to give young children a fun and positive first step into athletics. Through games & activities, campers explore balance, hand/eye coordination, and skill development at their own pace.
- Session 1 registration deadline is June 11; camp is June 18-22 for $129
- Session 2 registration deadline is June 26; camp is July 2-3, and 5-6 for $119
Register online, or visit the Parks and Recreation office at 1123 Lake St.


Personalized Adult Sailing Instruction ::
June 18-21; July 16-19; Aug. 13-16

Sandpoint Parks and Recreation and the Sandpoint Sailing Association offer this one-of-a-kind personalized sailing instruction; classes are taught on the Sandpoint Sailing Association's Capri 18 boat. Don't miss this unique opportunity to learn more about the adventure of sailing. Meet at Windbag Marina - Fred's Deck:
Session #1 registration deadline is June 10, classes are June 18-21 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Session #2 registration deadline is July 8, classes are July 16-19 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Session #3 registration deadline is August 5; classes are August 13-16 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
- Fees are $120/person and there is a multiple person discount. Register online, or visit the Parks and Recreation office at 1123 Lake St.


Advanced Sailing Lessons :: 
June 18-21; Aug. 13-16

Sandpoint Parks and Recreation and the Sandpoint Sailing Association offer Advanced Sailing Lessons for ages 10 to adult. Personal flotation devices (PFDs) are required for this class, but students should also be comfortable in deep water. Beginner adults are also welcome to register for this class.
- Registration deadline for Session 1 is June 13. Class is held from noon to 2 p.m., June 18-21.
- Registration deadline for Session 2 is Aug. 8. Class is held from noon to 2 p.m., Aug. 13-16.
Class fee is $39 per person ($4 city discount) and class fee is all-inclusive. Participants are to meet at the Windbag Marina - Fred's Deck. Register online, or visit the Parks and Recreation office located at 1123 Lake St.


Swim Instruction Training Class :: June 22-July 6

Learning to swim and being safe in the water is one of the most valuable lifetime skills a person can have. Become one of the promotors of water safety and swimming through this 24-hour course of learning swim stroke mechanics, water safety awareness, child development, learning theory, lesson planning, and communications with students and parents. Swim Instructor Training Class is for 15 year olds and adults who are strong swimmers and comfortable in deep water. Classroom sessions are at Sandpoint Community Hall, June 22-23 and July 6; in-water sessions are June 29-30; shadow teaching sessions are June 25-July 6.
- Participants successfully completing this course will receive a locally recognized swim instructor certification and are eligible to apply for summer Swim Instructor positions with the City of Sandpoint. This course is taught by professionally certified, highly experienced Water Safety Instructors – Ciarra Benton & Deanna Benton.
- Online registration deadline is June 18. Fee is $75/person; partial scholarships available for high school-age participants.


7B - Drowning Free :: June 29

Sandpoint Parks and Recreation and the Sandpoint Athletic Club offer this new and important course on family/community water safety. After completing this presentation, participants will be able to recognize the importance of water safety training and swimming lessons, describe the Circle of Drowning Prevention and the Chain of Drowning Survival, understand the elements of water competency, and explain steps to take to remain safe in, on, and around water. Presented by highly experienced, certified water safety and lifeguarding instructors. Registration deadline is June 26; class is held from noon to 2 p.m. July 29 (meet at City Beach Lifeguard Shack). Free to the public; register online or visit 1123 Lake St.


Fastpitch Softball Mini Pitching Camp :: 
July 7-29

Fastpitch Softball Mini Pitching Camp is available to all girls entering 7th grade and higher, and is open to all skill levels. Pitchers must bring their own catcher or contact coach Elizabeth Hawkins-Williams ([email protected]) a week in advance to schedule a catcher.
- Camp takes place at the softball field behind Sandpoint Middle School, 310 S. Division Ave. Cost is $20 per pitcher for each camp day attended (catchers do not have to pay). Sign up and pay at the beginning of each practice day. The practices will be held on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to noon.
Session #2: July 7, 14, 28


Youth Tennis :: Summer 2018

Registration for 2018 Youth Tennis has begun! Visit our web catalog and register at SandpointIdaho.gov/ParksRecreation or visit the P&R office located at 1123 Lake Street. Partial scholarships are available on a need basis, call 263-3613 for more information or stop by. Each age group listed below has multiple sessions offered. Sessions will fill fast so register early!  

Tennis for Tiny Tots (Ages 4-5) - Special training techniques and toys will be used to keep our Tiny Tots, ages 4-5, smiling and having fun.  Note that the class size is very limited (6 kids per session and minimum of 2) Lessons are held at Lakeview Park, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. and the class fee is $12 (City $2 discount).
Session #1: June 12 & June 14
Session #2: June 19 & June 21
Session #3: June 26 & June 28
Session #4: July 3 & July 5
Session #7: July 24 & July 26

Tennis for Hot Hitters (Ages 6-7) - Hot Hitters, ages 6-7, will enjoy training with age appropriate techniques, toys, and a healthy dose of fun.  Lessons are held at Lakeview Park, Monday - Thursday’s from 9 – 10 a.m. (min/max: 2/12 kids per session) and the class fee is $23 (City $3 discount).
Session #1: June 11, 12, 13, 14
Session #2: June 18, 19, 20, 21
Session #3: June 25, 26, 27, 28
Session #4: July 2, 3, 5, 6
Session #7: July 23, 24, 25, 26

Tennis for Beginner Youth (Ages 8-12) - These lessons introduce beginner players, ages 8-12, to sound tennis fundamentals.  All sessions are held at Lakeview Park, Monday – Thursday from 10 – 11 a.m. (Min/max: 2/12 kids per session) and the class fee is $23 (City $3 discount).
Session #1: June 11, 12, 13, 14
Session #2: June 18, 19, 20, 21
Session #3: June 25, 26, 27, 28
Session #4: July 2, 3, 5, 6
Session #7: July 23, 24, 25, 26

Tennis for Intermediate Youth (Ages 8-12) - These lessons teach fundamentals, strategy, and play to intermediate players ages 8 to 12.  Beginning lessons or play experience is required.  All sessions are held at Lakeview Park, Monday – Thursday from 11-Noon (Min/max: 2/12 kids per session) and the class fee is $23 (City $3 discount).
Session #1: June 11, 12, 13, 14
Session #2: June 18, 19, 20, 21
Session #3: June 25, 26, 27, 28
Session #4: July 2, 3, 5, 6
Session #7: July 23, 24, 25, 26

Tennis Teen Skill Development (Middle School and High School JV Players) - These summer tennis sessions are designed for middle school or high school age players, with previous experience, to build upon basic fundamentals, to improve their game, and take it to the next level.  Players will work on stroke refinement, movement on the court, and strategy.  All sessions are held at Lakeview Park, Monday’s – Thursday’s from Noon – 1 pm (min/max: 2/12 kids per session) and the class fee is $23 (City $3 discount).
Session #2: June 18, 19, 20, 21
Session #4: July 2, 3, 5, 6
Session #7: July 23, 24, 25, 26

Tennis Intensive Skill Development (High School Varsity Players) - This summer session is for High School age players who have considerable playing experience.  Participants will work on stroke refinement, movement, strategy, and what it takes to be a winning varsity player.  All sessions are held at Lakeview Park, Mondays through Thursdays from noon to 1 p.m. (min./max.: 2/12 kids per session) and class fee is $23 (city $3 discount).
Session #1: June 11, 12, 13, 14
Session #3: June 25, 26, 27, 28


Adult Tennis :: Summer 2018

Registration for Beginner and Intermediate Adult Tennis Lessons has begun! Visit our web catalog and register at SandpointIdaho.gov/ParksRecreation or visit the P&R office located at 1123 Lake Street.

Beginner Adult Lessons
Session #1 - June 11, 14
Session #2 - June 18, 21
Session #6 - July 16, 19      

Intermediate Adult Lessons
Session #3 - June 25, 28
Session #7 - July 23, 26


Yoga, Dancing, Fitness and Wellness

Yoga at the Beach (Summer '18). Sandpoint Parks & Recreation and Downtown Yoga offer Yoga at the Beach, Sundays from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Enjoy the many benefits of yoga in a beautiful setting that you can only get in Sandpoint. Bring your own yoga mat. Meet at City Beach on the east side of basketball courts. In case of inclement weather, meet at Downtown Yoga. Best of all, it's free! 208-263-3613

Goat Yoga
. Sweet Home Farm offers goat yoga -- sunrise sessions with brunch, sunset sessions with wine tasting,  and family sessions to introduce yoga to children in a fun setting. 5040 Westside Rd., Bonners Ferry.  Sign up at SweetHomeGoatYoga.com.

Yoga on Tap. Laughing Dog Brewing, 805 Schweitzer Plaza Dr., hosts Yoga on Tap at 11 a.m. in the brewery's taproom. * Held every Saturday.

Downtown Yoga, 301 Cedar St., Ste. 106, behind Pend d'Oreille Winery, hosts the following yoga classes:
- Yin Yoga and the Chakras. Every Monday, 4 p.m. to 5:10 p.m., $14 drop-in or class pass. In this class we will use Yin Yoga to liberate the chakras and create new promise in the energy body.

Hope Health Fitness Class. The Memorial Community Center, 415 Wellington Pl. in Hope, hosts Health Fitness Classes with Mike Ehredt every Monday and Wednesday from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Call Mike at 208-360-9647 for more information, or to sign up for the class. $5 per session.

Zumba classes. Zumba is a Latin-dance based fitness class that is fun and highly aerobic (but non-impact). Choose from two class days: Thursdays from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., or Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Classes are held at the InBody Pilates Studio; 208-290-2600. 66210.zumba.com.

International Folk Dance for Seniors. Luther Park, 510 S. Olive St., hosts classes on the second and fourth Saturdays of each month, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. The public is invited to attend, and class fee is $5.

Mindful Yoga. Every Monday and Thursday from 5:15 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Gardenia Center, 400 Church St. Deep, mindful yoga weaving dharana and pranayama throughout the sadhana with Maria Alberg. 208-263-2084

Pranic Healing Clinic.
The Gardenia Center hosts a free Pranic Healing Class upstairs in the library at 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on the last Sunday of every month with one of the following practitioners: Teri McDonald, Mesha Edwards, Gloria Waterhouse or Kelly Navaro.

Yoga Class. Sandpoint Yoga Studio, 1309 Ponderosa Dr., Ste. 202, offers a free yoga class every month. Aimed to help melt away stress, all levels and ages are welcome. Donations go to a charitable lottery.


Tai Chi

Laoshi Mark Duffner is a certified Tai Chi instructor and self-avowed Tai Chi geek. Duffner will be sharing his enthusiasm for the Tai Chi arts at the Black Bear Martial Arts Center, 114 N. Boyer. Drop-in classes are $10, and will be offered Mondays from noon to 1 p.m., and Thursdays from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Classes will include instruction on basic Tai Chi and Qigong forms and principles. Advanced students will receive training to an increasing level of depth and complexity in accordance with their readiness and willingness to learn more. To register or for more information, contact Black Bear Martial Arts Center directly at 208-255-1111.


Area Golf Courses

Elks Golf Club. This nine-hole course is closest to town, just outside the Sandpoint city limits off Highway 200 East. 208-263-4321. SandpointElks.com.

StoneRidge Golf. Located about 40 minutes southwest of Sandpoint off Highway 41 in Blanchard, StoneRidge has 19 holes on a scenic course with a par-72 layout. StoneRidge hosts a variety of specialty events; for a current schedule call 208-437-4653, or visit StoneRidgeIdaho.com.

Priest Lake Golf Course. Par-72, 6,500-yard course is located at 152 Fairway Dr. in Priest Lake amidst mountains, forests and wetlands on the west side of Priest Lake. Call 208-443-2525 or visit PriestLakeGolfCourse.com.


Youth Sports Jersey Recycling Program

Have your kids outgrown their red and white youth league jerseys? Put them to great use by donating laundered, gently used jerseys back to Sandpoint Parks and Recreation. Each year, Sandpoint's P&R gives out approximately $2,000 in scholarships to youth programs, generously donated by various organizations. That money covers jersey costs as well as program fees - unless we have previously used, donated jerseys we can offer those who can't afford to purchase them. Help keep more money in the scholarship fund for kids to access for recreation program fees by donating jerseys when your children finishes the youth leagues.

- Drop off your jerseys from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, at Sandpoint P&R, 1123 Lake St. in City Hall. Questions? Call 208-263-3613. Thanks!

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