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Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado

Adult co-ed kickball is coming to Glenwood Springs this fall.

Glenwood Springs Parks and Recreation is coordinating a league that runs Sept. 6-Oct. 25 at Two Rivers Park.

Official rules are published at http://www.glenwoodrec.com. Rosters must have a minimum of eight players and a maximum of 10. At least four women must be on the field at all times.



The cost is $200 for a team sporting at least five Glenwood Springs Community Center members or a team that is sponsored by one of the center’s corporate member businesses. A non-member team is $250.

Register by Sept. 4 at the community center or by calling 384-6311. There will be a mandatory managers meeting Sept. 6 at 5:45 p.m.



Rock ‘n’ Rugby, a concert fundraiser for Glenwood Defiance Rugby Football Club, is slated for Sept. 8 at the Eagles Club in Glenwood (312 Seventh Street).

The doors open at 4 p.m. and the bands go on at 8 p.m.

Concrete Vibe, Glenwood’s very own rock band, Grand Junction’s The Haven Effect and Denver’s V.O.I.E.D. will be playing. You can find all three bands on Facebook, Reverbnation and their own websites.

Admission is $10 at the door or $7 if purchased in advance at the Eagles Club or online at Concretevibe.com.

The New Castle Recreation Department is currently accepting registration for two new youth volleyball programs.

The introduction to volleyball program is for boys and girls in third and fourth grades and includes weekly practice and scrimmage play beginning in early September.

The program is offered on Tuesday evenings and is perfect for the beginning player.

The six-week program will focus on teaching the basic skills of the sport: passing, serving, setting and hitting. The fee is $40 and includes a T-shirt.

The youth volleyball league is for boys and girls in fifth and sixth grades, and includes one to two practices a week with league matches scheduled against other local teams. The focus will be on continued skill development and fun. The registration fee is $60 and includes a T-shirt.

Registration can be done by phone at 984-3352, or online at http://www.newcastlerec.com.

Le Tour Defiance, a Glenwood Springs mountain bike race, is slated for Saturday, Sept. 8, at 9:30 a.m. The 10-mile race is for riders 10 years old and up.

Register at Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts or the Gear Exchange (Sixth Street in Glenwood).

Call 945-2414 for more information. Register at glenwoodarts.com.

Glenwood Springs Parks and Recreation is hosting a pickleball tournament this fall.

The tournament is on tap for Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 22-23, at the community center. Play begins at 9 a.m. on Saturday and at 11 a.m. on Sunday.

Depending on registration, there will be doubles, mixed doubles and singles divisions.

Register by Sept. 14. The cost is $10 for community center members or $15 for non-members.


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