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Recreation calendar

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Sign up: Stars fastpitch U-18 traveling team is seeking players for the 2004 season. Call Tom Thompson at 922-7077 or 370-1845.


Sign up: 2004 Hoopfest entry forms now available. The deadline for guaranteed entrance has passed but Hoopfest will take entries through May 14 or until the tournament is full. Forms available at Yoke’s, Bruchi’s and Wells Fargo Banks in Spokane.

Sign up: Summer basketball league for 6th-8th grade boys and girls at The Warehouse Athletic Facility. Cost is $55 a player. For more information contact Katie Schuver at 484-2670 or email

May 22-23: Hoops on the Prairie tournament, a memorial to Mike Carlander, at Sky Prairie Park. The cost is $60 per team, with youth grades 2-8 and high school boys, girls and coed divisions open. Register by May 15. For more information call 466-0795.

May 29-30: 3-on-3 basketball tournament at The Warehouse Athletic Facility. Youth and adult divisions open. Cost is $76 per team. For more information contact Katie Schuver at 484-2670 or email

June 19: Four-on-the-Floor outdoor basketball tournament for all ages and categories. For more information call 299-3682 or go to


Sign up: Boys volleyball program starting at Sports USA Complex open to boys ages 12-18. No experience is necessary. Call Paul Christiansen at 370-1546 for more information.


May 15: 10K or 5K volkswalk at Liberty Lake Sewer and Water District from 8 a.m. to noon. For more information call Claudia at 327-7672 or Shirley at 255-9334.

June 19: 21st annual Trailblazer mini-triathlon. For more information call 869-0252.

July 11: Tiger Triathalon in Colville. Registration fees vary. For more information go to Registration deadline is June 25.

July 18: Valley Girl Triathlon in Liberty Lake. For more information call Marla at 326-6983 or Robin at Fitness Fanatics at 922-6080.

Continuing events

(Items published first Friday of month)


Corbin Hikers: Sponsored by Corbin Senior Activity Center, hike each Thursday at 8 a.m.; locations vary. Info: 327-1584.


Sign up: Baseball/Softball open batting cage times at Sports USA. Call Nick Pupo to reserve your time at 370-1549.

Drop-in sports

Sports USA: Basketball open gym is Monday and Wednesday from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. for ages 13-17. For adults, open gym will be Monday and Wednesday from 5-7 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., and Monday through Friday from 7-10 a.m. Drop-in cost is $5-$6. Info: Scott Davidson (509) 370-1545.

Sports USA: Volleyball open gym is Tuesday and Thursday from 3:30-5 p.m. for ages 13-17. For adults, open gym will be Tuesday and Thursday from 5-7 p.m., Monday and Wednesday from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., and Monday through Friday 7-11 a.m. Drop-in cost $5-$6. Info: Jeff Polello (509) 370-1546.


Continuing: Women’s Recreation Hockey League at Eagles Ice-A-Rena on Fridays from 7 to 8:15 p.m. Cost is $10 a game. All ability levels welcome. Info: Al Pierce (509) 534-2143 or


Continuing: Eastern Washington “Sporting Clays Youth Shooting Days” runs on the first and third Saturday of each month at Landt Farms Sporting Clays. Sessions are from 9-11 a.m. Cost is $20 which includes use of the gun, ammo, targets for up to 50 shots, earplugs and coaching. Info: 464-2070.

Continuing: Pheasant Valley shooting preserve and sporting clays. Open daily. For more information contact Jerry at (509) 549-3912 or Gun Club, 19615 E. Sprague, Greenacres, Trap, skeet, Saturdays and Sundays, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Info: 926-6505.Spokane Rifle Club, trapshooting Thursdays and Saturdays at noon; muzzleloaders second Sunday of each month at 8 a.m. Indoor range open 5-8 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays. 100- and 200-yard ranges open 8 a.m.-5 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.


Downtown Spokane YMCA master’s swimming welcomes all levels and meets every Monday and Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.. Cost is $22 per month for non-members, free for members. Info: Jeff 838-3577 ext. 143.Novice swim team for ages 5-18 at North Park Athletic Club with practices Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-7 p.m., and Saturdays noon-1 p.m. Fees: $25 for members, $35 non-members. Info: 467-5124.


North Park Racquet and Athletic Club classes for high school, middle school, beginners and tiny tots. Adults classes and private lessons also available. Call for prices/schedules. Info: 467-5124.

Unified recreation

Continuing: Spokane Parks Dept. offers a variety of activities year-round for those who are developmentally challenged. Info: 625-6200.


Continuing: Evening walking program for ages 18 and older sponsored by Spokane Parks and Recreation, Monday and Thursday from 6-6:45 p.m. around South Hill and Downtown areas. Info: 625-6200.

Continuing: Walking program for ages 18 and older sponsored by Spokane Parks and Recreation, Saturday from 1-4 p.m., to look at Spokane buildings and artwork. Call to register. Info: 625-6200.


Continuing: Free use of Forza-equipped weight room at Northeast Youth Center for ages 16 and up. Sponsored by Spokane Parks and Recreation, Monday-Friday from 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. and Tuesday and Thursdays from 7-9 p.m. Info: 482-0708.


Continuing: Yoga and Pilates classes available at The Warehouse Athletic Facility at 800 N. Hamilton. Yoga classes are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Pilates classes are Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 12-1 p.m. and 5:30-6:30 p.m. and a yoga/pilates blend is offered on Sunday from 5-6 p.m. Info: or 484-2670.

Youth associations

Wild Walls rock climbing lessons for youngsters, various classes. Info: 455-9596.

Submit listings at least two weeks in advance of event or entry deadline to: Recreation Calendar, The Spokesman-Review Sports Dept., P.O. Box 2160, Spokane, WA 99210. Items are limited to two weeks of publication.

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