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Monday is youth basketball deadline

SUN Columnist

Monday is the deadline to register for this year’s 9- and 10-year-old and 11-12 youth basketball leagues.

Children who will be 9, 10, 11 or 12 years old as of Jan. 1, 2014, are eligible to register. The seasons will not begin until early January.

Registrations are available at the recreation office in Town Hall. Registrations have also been supplied to local schools. Parents are reminded to return completed registrations to the recreation office.

Cost is $30 per player and $15 for each additional child in the same family who participates. Checks and money orders should be made payable to Town of Pagosa Springs.

Coaches and team sponsors for these divisions are needed and appreciated. Cost for sponsorship is $150, which includes sponsor’s name on team uniforms, commemorative plaque with team picture and recognition in media articles.

Gymnastics

Gymnastics classes for registered participants are being held through Dec. 20 in the middle school “mat room” (wrestling room) according to the following schedule: Classes for ages 6 and 7 will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4-4:50 p.m. Classes for ages 8 and 9 will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5-5:50 p.m. Classes for ages 10 and up will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-6:50 p.m.

In addition, classes will be held Fridays from 2-2:50 p.m. for ages 3-5 and from 3-3:50 p.m. for intermediate students (students in this class will need to be pre-approved by instructor). There is also an open-gym session available Fridays from 4-5 p.m. for ages 6 and up (younger students may attend with a parent) at an additional drop-in cost of $5 per session.

7-8 basketball

Schedules for the 7-8 basketball division are available online through the recreation department link at www.townofpagosasprings.com.

Sports hotline

General information concerning the Pagosa Springs Recreation Department can be obtained by calling the Pagosa Springs Sports Hotline at 264-4151, Ext. 301, or logging on to townofpagosasprings.com and going to the parks and recreation link.

If you have questions or concerns, or need additional information about any of the Pagosa Springs Recreation Department adult or youth sports programs, call 264-4151, Ext. 231 or 232.

This story was posted on December 12, 2013.