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By Melanie Hauze
Seward Parks & Recreation 

Volunteers needed for Pink Cheeks Triathlon

SPRD Bulletin

 

April 27, 2017 | View PDF



Volunteers are needed for the Pink Cheeks Triathlon, which is scheduled for May 6.

Volunteers are needed to assist with registration, traffic control, lap timing, the finish line and other areas. Volunteers are encouraged to sign up at http://www.runsignup.com and search Pink Cheeks. Click on volunteer and pick a spot. Responsible volunteers 12 and over are sought. For more information contact Josie at 224-5472 for more information.

Online registration for athletes looking to enter the Pink Cheeks race is now open at http://www.runsignup.com, Sign up today for this year’s race , which will feature a 5-kilometer run, a 10-kilometer bike ride and a 600-yard swim.

Sports and Recreation schedule:

• Free gym walking in the gym is from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

• Indoor Park is offered Tue – Fri: 11 a.m. to noon.

• Roller skating is Saturdays from 2 to 3:30pm

• Rock Wall is every Friday from 5 to 7 p.m.

• Dodgeball at the AVTEC gym Friday nights from 7-8 p.m.

Sauna hours are every Thursday from 7-9 p.m. and Saturdays from 4 -6 p.m.

• Call 224-4054 to reserve your 1 hour Racquetball time slot.

Terry’s Tires Bike Rodeo set for May 13

Terry’s Tires Bike Safety Rodeo, featuring Shoreside Petroleum’s “Helmet Junction” will be held on Saturday, May 13, from 10 a.m. to noon at Seward City Hall.

As part of the event, bike inspections and bike education will be presented. Shoreside’s “Helmet Junction,” as well as barrel racing, an obstacle course, and Pump It Up will be staged.

T-shirts are available to the first 75 participants.

Super Saturday Cleanup to be held on May 13

Pick up bags at Sports and Rec from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for the Super Saturday Cleanup. The event will be held on May 13.

City officials are asking residents for help to clean up the town. Prizes are available for those who collect the most trash. A hotdog dinner and awards ceremony will begin at 6 p.m. at Branson Pavilion.

For more information call SPRD at 224-4054

Challenger British Soccer Camp set for June 19-23

The Challenger British Soccer Camp will be held on June 19-23 at the Seward Elementary School soccer field.

On-line Registration is now available for the camp A free jersey is available to campers who register by May 5. To register online go to http://www.www.challengersports.com or call Austin at 224-4054 or email aledford@cityofseward.net

Challenger British Soccer Camp

Division Ages Cost

First Kicks 3-4 $90

Mini Soccer 5-6 $106

Player Development 6-9 $111

Player Development 10-13 $111

The Teen Rec Room

Easter week at the Rec Room included activities such as coloring eggs, stuff eggs and the Teen Easter Egg Hunt which was well attended on Saturday April 15th with 21 teens represented.  Beside the Egg Hunt there was a bon-fire and s’mores.

Activities at the TRR for the week of April 25 – April 29:  Tuesday Celebrate Earth Day with a recycling project and Tye Dying T-shirts, Wednesday - Open Mic 7-9, Thursday – Picnic at 4 Mile Beach, 3:30-6, Friday – Arbor Day, Plant a Tree and AVTEC gym for dodgeball, Rockwall climbing, rollers skating and more, Saturday - Pictionary.

Dodgeball anyone?

All middle school and high school students are invites every Friday to participate in Dodgeball and/or Rock climbing from 3:30-5 p.m. at the AVTEC gym. Permission slips signed by a Parent/guardian for both the City of Seward and AVTEC are required prior to using the rock wall.

Softball sign-ups underway

• Softball registration is now open! Call 224-4054 and ask for Austin. Or visit our website at http://www.cityofseward.net

The Teen Rec Room located at 336 3rd Ave between the Senior Center & TYC and is open is open for HS & MS Tue – Thu 2:30 – 10pm; Fri 2:30 – 6pm Middle School: 2:30 – 11pm for High School; Saturdays HS Only: 2:30 – 11pm. This free program is open to Teens free of charge offering ping pong, Skee ball, computers, Xbox, pool tables and more. Call 224-4056 for more info or stop by and see us! Offsite activities include dodgeball at AVTEC, roller skating, rock wall, hikes, and much more. Come hang out with us!

TYC Press Release

TYC ASP-We offer recreational activities for kids in Elementary school Mon- Friday. Sports, Crafts, Games, Computer, Wii, Ping Pong and more. We use the AVTEC gym 1-2 days a week to play sports, games and the rock wall. Homework help is offered from 3:30-4pm daily. Please join us from 3:15- 5:30 for some afternoon fun. Contact Josie at jmcclain@cityofseward.net for more information.

Summer camp registration begins

Summer Camp Registration has begun. This years’ program focuses on outdoors activities and STEM Programs.  Camp begins at 7:45 am and kids need to be picked up by 5:30. Please send your kids with full outside weather gear. Registration is now open Regular registration fee is $60 3 weeks prior to that week of camp.  Please ask about our discount rates. Call Josie at 224-5472 for more information.

Middle School; After Hours

TYC will be open Friday night from 6-10pm and Saturday Night from 5:00-10pm for Middle School activities. Coming up events: dinner and a movie, hiking, capture the flag, and cards and chips. Check out our schedule for April on Facebook TYC Seward or contact Josie at jmcclain@cityofseward.net for more information.

 

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