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Glenwood Springs Middle School will be the site of the Elks Hoop Shoot on Saturday, Jan. 12.

Boys and girls 8 to 13 years old are eligible to participate. Registration will run from 9 a.m. until 10 a.m., with the competition beginning at 10 a.m. Participants must bring a copy of their birth certificate.

Contact John Pelland at 379-5625 for more information.

The New Castle Recreation Department is offering the new Slapshot Floor Hockey program for children 5 to 8 years old beginning in mid-January.

Although there isn’t any ice rink in New Castle, that doesn’t mean area youth can’t play hockey. This new six-week co-ed program includes weekly practices and scrimmage games, with the focus on teaching basic hockey skills in a fun active environment. The program will be conducted on Thursday evenings from 5-6p.m., Jan. 17-Feb. 21. No equipment is needed, as the Colorado Avalanche donated the sticks, pucks and goals.

The fee is $40 and registration can be done by phone at 984-3352 or online at http://www.newcastlerec.com.

The New Castle Recreation Department is offering a new Lil’ Kickers Futsal program for children ages 5-8 beginning in mid-January. This new six-week co-ed program includes weekly practices and scrimmage games, with the focus on teaching the basic soccer skills of dribbling, passing and shooting, in a fun indoor environment.

The program will be held on Tuesday evenings from 5-6 p.m., Jan. 15-Feb. 19. The fee is $40 and registration can be done by phone at 984-3352 or at http://www.newcastlerec.com.


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