Sports Briefs |

Sports Briefs

The New Castle Recreation Department offers a free pickleball clinic from 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28 in the gym at Riverside Middle School.

Pickleball is a sport that combines elements of badminton, tennis, table tennis and volleyball. It is played on a court with a hard paddle and small wiffle ball. All necessary equipment will be provided.

RSVP by phone at (970) 984-3352, or add yourself to the Pickleball Interest Group list online at for priority court time at the clinic.

For more information, contact New Castle Recreation at 984-3352.

Sign up for the Wednesday Night 9 pin No Tap league will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb, 27 at Burning Mountain Bowl in New Castle. Three-person teams will begin league play on March 6 for eight weeks.

Participate in The Longevity Project

The Longevity Project is an annual campaign to help educate readers about what it takes to live a long, fulfilling life in our valley. This year Kevin shares his story of hope and celebration of life with his presentation Cracked, Not Broken as we explore the critical and relevant topic of mental health.

Also, Tuesday Night Mixed League is still accepting teams for the spring season, the Thursday afternoon drop-in league is always accepting individuals, and the Saturday junior league takes place at 10 a.m. every Saturday.

For more information, call 984-2739.

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