Area Sports Briefs |

Area Sports Briefs

The next United States Bowling Congress-sanctioned youth bowling league will begin at noon on Jan. 12 at Rifle Fireside Lanes. Arrive early to sign up for either the bantam league (first through fourth grades) or the youth league (fifth through 12th grades).Information: Jack, 625-2231.

The Glenwood Springs Recreation Department is taking registration for its adult co-ed recreational volleyball leagues. These 6-on-6 indoor leagues will hold matches on Wednesday nights at the Glenwood Springs Community Center starting Jan. 16. The regular season spans approximately eight weeks, followed by an end-of-season tournament.Fees are $220 for a resident team or $240 for a non-resident squad. Register by calling 384-6301.

The Glenwood Springs Recreation Department is holding a second adult developmental ice hockey clinic for those new or relatively new to the sport. The five-week, on-ice session is slated to begin in February for those wanting to give hockey a try of for those who are new to the game and want to participate in a relaxed, nonintimidating setting. The basics of the game will be covered, along with skills instruction and coached scrimmage playing time.Session 2 will take place from 9-10:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Feb. 12 to March 11, at the Glenwood Springs Ice Rink. A $40 resident/$50 nonresident registration fee is due by Feb. 9.Registration/information: Glenwood Springs Community Center, 384-6301; Ice Rink program coordinator, 384-6318,

New Castle Recreation is taking registration for boys third- to sixth-grade basketball. The season will start the week of Jan. 21. Register online at 984-3352.

New Castle Recreation and Coal Ridge High School’s basketball teams are joining forces to host a basketball camp on Jan. 12 at 9 a.m. at Coal Ridge High School. Register online at or at the New Castle Community Center.Information: 984-3352.

Carbondale Middle School is the site of open gym basketball on Wednesday nights from 7-9 p.m. Individuals must be at least 18 years old to participate. The cost is $5 per session or $60 for the whole season.Information: Becky, 704-4116.

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