Area Sports Briefs |

Area Sports Briefs

Sports Camp 2008 is coming soon to the Glenwood Springs Community Center. Children 8-12 years old can give a number of different sports a try at this camp, which runs June 9-13 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Information: 384-6301;

Accelerate Human Performance, a new sports training studio in Glenwood Springs, is now accepting registrations for middle-school-age, all-sports, intensive athletic training. The training is open for students in sixth through eighth grade who would like to improve their speed, power, agility, endurance and jumping skills for football, volleyball, soccer, basketball, hockey, snow sports and track. The sessions run from 10:15-11:10 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, starting June 10. Information: John Norton, 379-1375 or 947-8900.

Carbondale’s annual Hershey Track and Field meet is returning to the town on Wednesday, June 11. The competition is open to boys and girls ages 9-14 and will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Participation is free.This nationwide program promotes physical fitness and participation in track and field. Discover your talents now by coming to the Hershey’s track and field competition, held at the Roaring Fork High School track.

The Roan Cliff Chaos mountain bike races are slated for June 14-15.Saturday is reserved for a cross country race, which begins at 8:30 a.m., while Sunday is the day for an uphill battle at 8 a.m. on the Bureau of Land Management’s JQS Trail.The cost to run one race is $25. Do both and pay $35. Each race has three heats: beginner, sport and expert.Register by June 11 or on race day by 8 a.m. on Saturday and 7:30 a.m. on Sunday.Information: Information: Rifle Recreation, 625-2151;

The June 14-15 Western Slope Omnium is a weekend of bicycle racing in Glenwood Springs, with a road race on Saturday and a criterium on Sunday. Bike racers from around Colorado will be competing in one or both events. Local riders 8 years old and up are encouraged to participate. Spectators are also welcome. This is an American Cycling Association-sanctioned event, and proceeds will support the Two Rivers Cycling junior development team.For more race information and course maps, visit

The Coal Ridge volleyball staff and players will be hosting two kids camps this summer. Camp is open to all kids prekindergarten through eighth grade. The camps will be held June 17-19 and July 8-10 from 1-4 p.m. at Coal Ridge High School. The cost is $40 for one session or $60 for both sessions. Preregister by June 13 by contacting Denise Greene at or 984-3813.

UNC’s coaches and players will be at Coal Ridge High School June 12-14 to put on a volleyball camp. The camp is open to seventh- through 12th-grade girls. The camp will consist of two intensive training sessions each day from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 2:30-5:30 p.m. The cost is $125. For registration information, please contact Denise Greene at or 984-3813.

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