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Local Sports Briefs

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The Glenwood Springs Community Center ice rink is currently scheduled to open Oct. 30.

Registration for Learn to Skate programs is now open to most all ages – 4 years old to adults. Most classes will run twice a week for three weeks on Tuesday and Thursday evenings and the deadline to register is Oct. 30. The program cost is $45 for members or $55 for non-members.

Call the Glenwood Springs Community Center at 384-6301 or stop by to register. Classes begin Nov. 2.

New Castle Pride Soccer is hosting a tryout for boys spring soccer at 2 p.m. on Nov. 20.

The Pride program is looking to put together a U16 and U18 State League team and one U18 Western Slope State League team.

All players are welcome to attend tryouts, which will be held at VIX Ranch Park in New Castle. You do not need to be from New Castle. Last season, the Pride program had a State League U16 team with players from Rifle, Silt, New Castle, Glenwood Springs and Basalt.

For more information, contact the New Castle Recreation Department at 984-3352 or e-mail Bryan at bryan@newcastlecolorado.org.

Glenwood Springs High School is holding its winter sports information meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 10, at 6 p.m. The meeting will be held in the main gym, with breakouts to follow.

All paperwork must be complete before a student-athlete may begin practice. If your son or daughter participated in a fall sport, his/her paperwork is complete and a $75 participation fee is all that’s needed.

If they did not participate in a fall sport, they will need to have a current physical on file (check with Athletic Director Craig Denney to see if one is on file), the online paperwork complete and the participation fee. The paperwork is available online at http://www.rfsd.org under the “athletics” tab.

Practices for winter sports begin on Friday, Nov. 12.

Get a jump start on the 2010-11 basketball season at the Glenwood Springs Community Center with the Intramural Hoops program, which is geared toward seventh- and eighth-grade girls.

Coaches will be leading the girls through drills, game situations and conditioning. Sessions run from 4-5:30 p.m., Nov. 2-Dec. 2, at the community center.

The cost is $45 for members or $55 for non-members if signed up by Oct. 27. If signed up after Oct. 27, the cost goes up to $55 for members or $65 for non-members.

Register by Oct. 29. Visit http://www.glenwoodrec.com for more information.

Glenwood Springs Soccer Club will hold tryouts for the spring season on the following dates and times:

• Monday, Nov. 8, 5:30-7 p.m., U12-U14 boys/girls and 6-8 p.m. for high school boys

• Tuesday, Nov. 9, 5:30-7 p.m., makeups for U12-U18 boys/girls

Players rostered on a team this fall are not required to try out, but they must confirm their intention to play in the spring.

New players will be added as space allows for boys and girls on U12-U14 teams. A $100 deposit is required for new players at tryouts.

Full registration fees are due by Jan. 15, 2011.

More information is posted at http://www.glenwoodsoccer.org. Call the soccer office if you have questions: 945-6091.

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