Sports Briefs |

Sports Briefs

Accelerate Human Performance is offering Middle School Sports Conditioning on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 4 p.m. This class will help your 6th-8th grade student improve in quickness, agility, speed, balance and help to prevent sports-related injuries. Sports conditioning is designed to improve all athletic abilities and self-confidence on the playing field, court, or ice. Please call John at 379-1375 or Judy at 618-1066 for information and to sign up.

The Glenwood Springers youth track and field club is hosting its annual community meet on July 9.

All ages are welcome to compete in the following events: 50-meter run, 100, 200, 400, 800, 5,000, 100 hurdles, 400 relay, sprint relay (100-100-200-400), distance medley (400-800-1,200-1,600), long jump, shot put.

The action begins at 5 p.m. at the Glenwood Springs High School track. The cost to sign up is $5 for youths, $10 for adults and $50 for corporate relays. Proceeds benefit the Glenwood Springers.

Call Mike Kishimoto at 379-3365 or e-mail for more information.

Defiance Volleyball Club will be having a youth skills camp July 20-22 from 9-11 a.m. at Glenwood Springs Middle School. All kids, preschool through eighth grade, are welcome. The cost is $45 and includes a T-shirt.

For more information or to register, contact Denise Greene at 984-3813, 379-9874, or

The annual Glenwood Open golf tournament will hit the links at Glenwood Springs Golf Club July 11-12.

Call the course at 945-7086 to sign up.

Glenwood Soccer is hosting two summer camps for players 4 to 13 years old. The camps will be held at the Glenwood Park soccer field from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Monday through Friday, July 13-17 and Aug. 10-14. The cost is $110 per session and registration is available online at or by calling the club office at 945-6091.

New Castle Recreation is bringing the nation’s top soccer camp company, Challenger British Soccer, to the community this summer. Challenger will conduct a camp at VIX Ranch Park July 27-31.

Online registration through Challenger Sports is available now. Visit

Challenger British Soccer Camp will be offered in Carbondale this summer and will run Aug. 3-7 at Triangle Park (River Valley Ranch). The camp is geared toward children 3 to 16 years old and morning and afternoon sessions are available.

This camp offers more than a week of drills and skills. In addition to taking part in a daily regimen of foot skill development, technical and tactical practices and daily tournament-style plays, each child will learn about respect, responsibility, sportsmanship and leadership.

For more advanced players, Challenger has added a new competitive evening camp for 11- to 18-year-olds, a session that focuses on full-sided strategy and higher-level technical development.

Online registration through Challenger Sports is available now. Visit

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