Area Sports Briefs |

Area Sports Briefs

Post Independent
Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado

The Aspen Valley Ski and Snowboard Club will offer junior cross-country ski programs this winter at the Spring Gulch Nordic trails beginning Jan. 13.

One- and two-day-per-week programs from beginner through intermediate and grades kindergarten through 12 are available. For details and to register online, go to or call AVSC Nordic Program Director John Callahan at 205-5140.

Rifle Recreation’s Alpine Bank Rifle 3-on-3 Youth Basketball Tournament is slated for Saturday, Jan. 9, at Rifle Middle School. If needed, play will extend into Sunday.

This tournament will feature eight divisions and is open to boys and girls in the fifth through eighth grade. Teams consist of four players and the cost is $60 per team. The registration deadline is Jan. 4.

For more information, visit or call 625-2151.

Join the 2010 Fitness Challenge at the Glenwood Springs Community Center.

Sponsored by Fitness Systems, Inc., and the WIN Health Institute, the challenge can help motivate you with your fitness resolutions. This program offers fitness assessments, group “personal training” classes, an online support message board, a comprehensive final fitness challenge/healthy potluck and more.

Use this challenge to increase your level of personal fitness, awareness and knowledge, not to mention the fabulous prizes you can earn.

Participants must be at least 18 years old. Register by Jan. 3; the start date is Jan. 4. The fee is $15 for members and $20 for non-members.

Visit or call 384-6301 for more information.

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