Recreation: Activities, programs available in Glenwood, New Castle
• The Glenwood Springs Recreation Department has spring and summer activities that are now taking registrations.
Among the available activities are adult softball, which is taking registrations until April 23, adult doubles volleyball, which has a registration deadline of April 30, adult kickball, which closes registration on May 1, and adult kickball, which takes registrations until May 7. Registration deadlines have also been set for youth baseball and softball (May 14), along with youth tennis (June 1).
Registration can be done on the Internet at http://www.glenwoodrec.com, or by phone at 970-384-6301.
Information: James Main, 970-384-6311, or email@example.com.
• The Glenwood Springs Recreation Center has fitness classes and drop-in activities available each Monday.
Fitness and aerobic lasses throughout the day include spin pump, indoor cycling, aqua aerobics, zumba, TRX and kickboxing. A complete list of daily fitness classes can be found at http://www.glenwoodrec.com.
Also available are drop-in slots for Ricardo’s latin dance starting at 7 p.m. each Monday, adult drop-in basketball from noon to 2 p.m., and adult drop-in pickleball from 6 to 9 p.m.
Information: Glenwood Springs Recreation, 970-384-6301, or http://www.glenwoodrec.com.
• The New Castle Recreation Department, in partnership with Lakota Canyon Ranch, is offering golf programs for both youth and adults this summer.
Adult golf clinics are offered Tuesday evenings from 6:30-8:00 p.m. monthly throughout the spring and summer. Session 1 begins May 6 and runs through May 27. Cost is $99 per person for four classes or $30 for one class. Students should bring their own clubs, but rentals are available on a limited basis.
Junior golf clinics for ages 6-17 are offered in June from 1:30-4:00 p.m. There are three sessions: June 2-5, June 9-12, and June 16-19. Group instruction will include grip, stance, posture, correct swing technique and proper golf etiquette. Students need at least three clubs: a putter, pitching wedge and 7-iron. Cost is $79 per session, and pre-registration is required.
Information/registration: http://www.newcastlerec.com , or by phone at 970-984-3352.
• The New Castle Recreation Department is offering a spring indoor Pickleball program for adults on Wednesday evenings at Elk Creek Elementary School through May 7.
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. Participants do not need to be athletically gifted to play, and it is much easier to learn than many other traditional sports.
Cost is $5 per person at the door.
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