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Sandpoint High Sports / Winter 2017-2018

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Season Calendars
Boys Basketball :: Varsity  -  JV  -  JV II

Girls Basketball :: Varsity  -  JV  -  JV II

Wrestling :: Varsity

Cross Country Ski Lessons :: Jan. 6, 2018

Join the Sandpoint Nordic Club for Introductory Skate and Classic Ski Classes. Participants must supply their own gear – skis, boots, poles. Rentals available at Syringa Cyclery, Alpine Shop and Outdoor Experience.
- Lessons are Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, at the UI property on North Boyer Avenue. Classic Ski Lessons are from 8:30 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.; a Skate Ski Lesson is from 10 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Each lesson is $20 per person ($2 city discount). Contact Sandpoint Parks and Recreation at 208-263-3613.

Intro to Snow Sports :: Jan. 6-Feb. 10

Outside 7B offers an Introduction to Snow Sports which includes snowshoeing, outdoor winter preparedness, and three weeks of ski or snowboard lessons at Schweitzer. This program will take place Saturdays Jan. 6 through Feb. 10, and is open to children ages 8-12 who have no prior experience skiing or snowboarding. Cost is $20.
Outside 7B is more than a program – it's a movement designed to connect people to nature, sponsored by Kaniksu Land Trust's ParkRx Program. To sign up, contact Cami at Kaniksu Land Trust at 208-263-9471 or e-mail [email protected].

Youth Basketball League :: Feb. 10-March 17, 2018

Sandpoint Parks and Recreation is offering a Youth Basketball League for grades 3-8, Feb. 10 to March 17, 2018. The focus is on FUN and FUNDAMENTALS for girls' and boys' teams. Practices are held weekly at area schools. Games are played on Saturdays. Sandpoint youth sport jersey is required.

- Registration deadline is Jan. 8. Fees are: 1 player - $38 county/$33 city limits, and discounts for more than one player in the family. Jerseys are $14. Scholarships are available, with $50 maximum awarded per child per booklet. View registration details and pre-register at SandpointIdaho.gov/parksrecreation, or visit Sandpoint Parks and Recreation, 1123 Lake St. 208-263-3613

Synchronized Swimming :: January-April 2018

Sandpoint Parks and Recreation and the Sandpoint West Athletic Club offer this new activity for those who like dancing, gymnastics, and swimming. Synchronized swimming uses the grace of dance and the power of gymnastics to perform fun water skills like somersaults, walkovers, oysters, torpedo sculls and more. Goggles and nose plugs recommended.

Prerequisites: Participants must be age 8 years or older AND have the ability to: competently float, submerge in 5 foot of water, and swim 25 meters each stroke - front crawl and breaststroke.

Classes are at Sandpoint West Athletic Club (1905 Pine Street) on Fridays from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sessions begin the first Friday of the month, January-April in 2018. Registration deadlines are two days prior to session start dates. Register for the Jan. 5 session by Jan. 3. Class fee is $40/session ($5 in-city limit discount). There is a minimum of 4 and a maximum of 10 participants for this class, so register early!

Pre-register online or call Sandpoint P&R, 1123 Lake St. at 208-263-3613.

Twilight Ski and Snowboard Special :: Winter '17/'18

The Schweitzer Mountain Twilight Ski and Snowboard Special is back! Sandpoint Parks and Recreation is now selling non-refundable $10 lift vouchers for twilight skiers and boarders of all ages. Good for any night of twilight skiing (3 p.m. to 7 p.m.) starting Dec. 26, 2017. Coupons will not be available at Schweitzer; they must be purchased before driving up. Ticket vouchers need to be redeemed for a valid ticket at the Ski & Ride Center or a ticket window on any valid night of the ski season. Vouchers are good for any valid night of twilight skiing at Schweitzer. Purchase tickets at Larson's, Yoke's (customer service desk) and Sandpoint Parks and Recreation at 1123 Lake St.

- Need to rent equipment? Participants can get a special ski or snowboard rental package for $15 + tax & fees when you show your ticket at the rental shop.
For more details on this program, call Sandpoint Parks & Recreation at 208-263-3613; for ski hill information call Schweitzer at 208-263-9555. This program does not provide any adult on-site supervision. 

Open Gym Basketball :: Sundays through March 11

Sandpoint Parks and Recreation partners with the Lake Pend Oreille School District to offer Open Gym Basketball at Sandpoint High School on Sundays through March 11 (except Feb. 4).
- YOUTH Open Gym is 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. for grades 3-12. Although a gym monitor is present, this is not a supervised activity.
- ADULT Open Gym is from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Entry fee for adults is $2 per player, payable at the door to the Gym Coordinator.
Contact Parks and Recreation with any additional questions at 1123 Lake St, or 208-263-3613.

Yoga, Dancing, Fitness and Wellness

Every Saturday - Yoga & Beer at the Brewery. Join Danielle Spillman every Saturday at MickDuff's Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St., from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. for an hourlong Vinyasa Flow yoga class. This class is catered to students of all experience levels and will be conducted outside the brewery with mats. Bring their own mat or blanket along with class fee of $12 which includes a beer (afterwards) or a root beer. Class is weather dependent; any cancellations will be posted on Facebook (visit day of the event). 208-209-6700

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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