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Walk With A Doc :: 2018 Schedule

These local walks are led by a health care provider; free and open to the public. WalkWithADoc.org.

- Sandpoint Saturday Schedule Start at Sandpoint City Beach and then proceed down Sand Creek Trail.
July 21 - 8 a.m. To be announced; Sand Creek Trail
Aug. 4 - 8 a.m. Ronald Jenkins, MD; Sand Creek Trail
Aug. 18 - 8 a.m. Scott Dunn, MD; Sand Creek Trail
Sept. 1 - 8 a.m. Kathy Holm, RN; Sand Creek Trail
Sept. 15 - 8 a.m. To be announced; Sand Creek Trail
Oct. 6 - 8 a.m. Russell Blakely, MD; Sand Creek Trail
Oct. 20 - 8 a.m. Nanci Jenkins, MS, RDN, LD; Sand Creek Trail

- Sandpoint Thursday Schedule
Start at the cement bear statue near the parking lot for Sand Creek Trail and then proceed down Sand Creek Trail
Through July 26 - 5:15 p.m. Jane Hoover, NP; Sand Creek Trail
Aug. 2 through Aug. 30 - 5:15 p.m. Jane Hoover, NP; Sand Creek Trail
Sept. 6 through Sept. 27 - 5:15 p.m. Jane Hoover, NP; Sand Creek Trail
Oct. 4 through Oct. 25 - 5:15 p.m. Jane Hoover, NP; Sand Creek Trail

- Sandpoint Monday Schedule
Walks are for teens 13-18 and are every Monday of the month. Start at Kaniksu Pediatrics, 420 N. Second Ave., and go through downtown
Mondays through Oct. 30 - 4:30 p.m. Mallory Ely, LCSW

Personalized Adult Sailing Instruction ::
July 16-19; Aug. 13-16

Sandpoint Parks and Recreation and the Sandpoint Sailing Association offer this one-of-a-kind personalized sailing instruction; classes are taught on the Sandpoint Sailing Association's Capri 18 boat. Don't miss this unique opportunity to learn more about the adventure of sailing. Meet at Windbag Marina - Fred's Deck:
Session #2 registration deadline is July 8, classes are July 16-19 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Session #3 registration deadline is August 5; classes are August 13-16 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
- Fees are $120/person and there is a multiple person discount. Register online, or visit the Parks and Recreation office at 1123 Lake St.

Ladies Golf Clinic ::
July 23-Aug. 20

Join Mike Deprez on Monday nights this summer for a ladies golf clinic. Meet at the U of I Driving Range on Boyer Avenue from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
- Session 2: July 23 to Aug. 20 with registration deadline July 17.
Fee is $105 ($5 city discount) per session and includes range balls, fees and one round of golf at Stoneridge. Ages 18 and older.

- To register, or for other activities offered by P&R, visit SandpointIdaho.gov/parksrecreation or visit the P&R office located at 1123 Lake Street.

Skyhawks Multi-Sport Clinic :: July 23-27

Sandpoint Parks and Recreation partners with Skyhawks to offer a Multi-Sport Clinic for children ages 6-12 years old. Clinic will take place July 23-27; preregister by July 16. Class will be located at Travers Park, 2102 Pine St., from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Class fee is $149. The clinic will introduce baseball, basketball, and soccer in one weeklong setting. Participants will learn the rules and essentials of each sport through skill-based games and scrimmages. By the end of the week, your child will walk away with knowledge of (2 or 3) new sports along with vital life lessons such as respect, teamwork, and self-discipline.
- To register, or for other activities offered by P&R, visit SandpointIdaho.gov/parksrecreation or visit the P&R office located at 1123 Lake Street.

Fastpitch Softball Mini Pitching Camp :: July 28

Fastpitch Softball Mini Pitching Camp is available to all girls entering 7th grade and higher, and is open to all skill levels. Pitchers must bring their own catcher or contact coach Elizabeth Hawkins-Williams ([email protected]) a week in advance to schedule a catcher.
- Camp takes place at the softball field behind Sandpoint Middle School, 310 S. Division Ave. Cost is $20 per pitcher for each camp day attended (catchers do not have to pay). Sign up and pay at the beginning of each practice day. The practices will be held from 10 a.m. to noon.

Advanced Sailing Lessons :: 
Aug. 13-16

Sandpoint Parks and Recreation and the Sandpoint Sailing Association offer Advanced Sailing Lessons for ages 10 to adult. Personal flotation devices (PFDs) are required for this class, but students should also be comfortable in deep water. Beginner adults are also welcome to register for this class.
- Registration deadline for Session 2 is Aug. 8. Class is held from noon to 2 p.m., Aug. 13-16.
Class fee is $39 per person ($4 city discount) and class fee is all-inclusive. Participants are to meet at the Windbag Marina - Fred's Deck. Register online, or visit the Parks and Recreation office located at 1123 Lake St.

Youth Tennis :: Summer 2018

Register for 2018 Youth Tennis at SandpointIdaho.gov/ParksRecreation or visit the P&R office at 1123 Lake Street. Partial scholarships are available, call 208-263-3613 for more information.  

Tennis for Tiny Tots (Ages 4-5) - Special training techniques and toys will be used to keep our Tiny Tots, ages 4-5, smiling and having fun. Class size is very limited (6 kids per session), held at Lakeview Park Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. and the class fee is $12 (City $2 discount).
Session #7: July 24 & July 26

Tennis for Hot Hitters (Ages 6-7) - Hot Hitters enjoy training with age appropriate techniques, toys, and a healthy dose of fun. Lessons are held at Lakeview Park from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.; class fee is $23 (city $3 discount).
Session #7: July 23, 24, 25, 26

Tennis for Beginner Youth (Ages 8-12) - These lessons introduce beginner players to sound tennis fundamentals. All sessions are held at Lakeview Park from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.; class fee is $23 (city $3 discount).
Session #7: July 23, 24, 25, 26

Tennis for Intermediate Youth (Ages 8-12) - These lessons teach fundamentals, strategy, and play to intermediate players. Beginning lessons or play experience is required. Held at Lakeview Park from 11 a.m. to noon; class fee is $23 (city $3 discount).
Session #7: July 23, 24, 25, 26

Tennis Teen Skill Development (Middle School and High School JV Players) - These summer tennis sessions are designed for players with previous experience, to build upon basic fundamentals, to improve their game, and take it to the next level.  Players will work on stroke refinement, movement on the court, and strategy. Held at Lakeview Park from noon to 1 p.m.; class fee is $23 (city $3 discount).
Session #7: July 23, 24, 25, 26

Youth Match Play Week July 16-20
Held at Travers Park Courts; class fee is $34 (city $3 discount). Registration deadline is July 13. This program provides an ideal opportunity for budding young tennis players to put their skills into match play and boost their enthusiasm for the game. This weeklong league will focus on match play and take players through the fundamentals of playing in match formats. Skills taught will include the basics of scoring, singles, and doubles matches. Participants will be split by skill level and age and have four days of lessons with a Friday tournament to close the week. Beginners will play 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. and intermediates will play 10:30 a.m. - noon. Tournament on June 20 for all levels from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Lessons are not required, but recommended prior to participating in this program. To register, or for other activities offered by P&R, visit 1123 Lake St.

Adult Tennis :: Summer 2018

Registration for Beginner and Intermediate Adult Tennis Lessons has begun! Visit our web catalog and register at SandpointIdaho.gov/ParksRecreation or visit the P&R office located at 1123 Lake Street.

Intermediate Adult Lessons
Session #7 - July 23, 26

Yoga, Dancing, Fitness and Wellness

Yoga at the Beach (Summer '18). Sandpoint Parks & Recreation and Downtown Yoga offer Yoga at the Beach, Sundays from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Enjoy the many benefits of yoga in a beautiful setting that you can only get in Sandpoint. Bring your own yoga mat. Meet at City Beach on the east side of basketball courts. In case of inclement weather, meet at Downtown Yoga. Best of all, it's free! 208-263-3613

Goat Yoga
. Sweet Home Farm offers goat yoga -- sunrise sessions with brunch, sunset sessions with wine tasting,  and family sessions to introduce yoga to children in a fun setting. 5040 Westside Rd., Bonners Ferry.  Sign up at SweetHomeGoatYoga.com.

Yoga on Tap. Laughing Dog Brewing, 805 Schweitzer Plaza Dr., hosts Yoga on Tap at 11 a.m. in the brewery's taproom. * Held every Saturday.

Downtown Yoga, 301 Cedar St., Ste. 106, behind Pend d'Oreille Winery, hosts the following yoga classes:
- Yin Yoga and the Chakras. Every Monday, 4 p.m. to 5:10 p.m., $14 drop-in or class pass. In this class we will use Yin Yoga to liberate the chakras and create new promise in the energy body.

Hope Health Fitness Class. The Memorial Community Center, 415 Wellington Pl. in Hope, hosts Health Fitness Classes with Mike Ehredt every Monday and Wednesday from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Call Mike at 208-360-9647 for more information, or to sign up for the class. $5 per session.

Zumba classes. Zumba is a Latin-dance based fitness class that is fun and highly aerobic (but non-impact). Choose from two class days: Thursdays from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., or Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Classes are held at the InBody Pilates Studio; 208-290-2600. 66210.zumba.com.

International Folk Dance for Seniors. Luther Park, 510 S. Olive St., hosts classes on the second and fourth Saturdays of each month, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. The public is invited to attend, and class fee is $5.

Mindful Yoga. Every Monday and Thursday from 5:15 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Gardenia Center, 400 Church St. Deep, mindful yoga weaving dharana and pranayama throughout the sadhana with Maria Alberg. 208-263-2084

Pranic Healing Clinic.
The Gardenia Center hosts a free Pranic Healing Class upstairs in the library at 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on the last Sunday of every month with one of the following practitioners: Teri McDonald, Mesha Edwards, Gloria Waterhouse or Kelly Navaro.

Yoga Class. Sandpoint Yoga Studio, 1309 Ponderosa Dr., Ste. 202, offers a free yoga class every month. Aimed to help melt away stress, all levels and ages are welcome. Donations go to a charitable lottery.

Tai Chi

Laoshi Mark Duffner is a certified Tai Chi instructor and self-avowed Tai Chi geek. Duffner will be sharing his enthusiasm for the Tai Chi arts at the Black Bear Martial Arts Center, 114 N. Boyer. Drop-in classes are $10, and will be offered Mondays from noon to 1 p.m., and Thursdays from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Classes will include instruction on basic Tai Chi and Qigong forms and principles. Advanced students will receive training to an increasing level of depth and complexity in accordance with their readiness and willingness to learn more. To register or for more information, contact Black Bear Martial Arts Center directly at 208-255-1111.

Area Golf Courses

Elks Golf Club. This nine-hole course is closest to town, just outside the Sandpoint city limits off Highway 200 East. 208-263-4321. SandpointElks.com.

StoneRidge Golf. Located about 40 minutes southwest of Sandpoint off Highway 41 in Blanchard, StoneRidge has 19 holes on a scenic course with a par-72 layout. StoneRidge hosts a variety of specialty events; for a current schedule call 208-437-4653, or visit StoneRidgeIdaho.com.

Priest Lake Golf Course. Par-72, 6,500-yard course is located at 152 Fairway Dr. in Priest Lake amidst mountains, forests and wetlands on the west side of Priest Lake. Call 208-443-2525 or visit PriestLakeGolfCourse.com.

Youth Sports Jersey Recycling Program

Have your kids outgrown their red and white youth league jerseys? Put them to great use by donating laundered, gently used jerseys back to Sandpoint Parks and Recreation. Each year, Sandpoint's P&R gives out approximately $2,000 in scholarships to youth programs, generously donated by various organizations. That money covers jersey costs as well as program fees - unless we have previously used, donated jerseys we can offer those who can't afford to purchase them. Help keep more money in the scholarship fund for kids to access for recreation program fees by donating jerseys when your children finishes the youth leagues.

- Drop off your jerseys from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, at Sandpoint P&R, 1123 Lake St. in City Hall. Questions? Call 208-263-3613. Thanks!

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