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Sandpoint High Spring 2016

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Boys Baseball - Varsity - Junior Varsity
Girls Softball - 
Varsity - Junior Varsity
Boys/Girls Tennis - 
Varsity - Junior Varsity
Boys/Girls Golf - 
Boys/Girls Track - Varsity

Argentine Tango :: April-June

For beginner or experienced dancers who want to explore this elegant, unique, improvisational walking dance. Couples and singles welcome. Class fee is $30 per person ($5 discount for residents within Sandpoint city limits). Class will be held Wednesdays at Sandpoint Community Hall, 204 S. First Ave., from 6:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m.
Session 1: April 6-27, 2016
Session 2: May 4-25, 2016
Session 3: June 1-22, 2016
Pre-register at Sandpoint Parks and Recreation, 1123 Lake St., or call 208-263-3613 for more information.

FSPW Winter Hikes :: April 23

The Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness has a hike for everyone this winter. The group also has a selection of snowshoes and hiking poles to lend. Join one of its organized hikes and see first hand why the Scotchmans deserve the protection of wilderness designation. Group size is limited and registration is required. To cancel, or if your chosen hike is full and you wish to be on a waiting list, e-mail FSPW at info@scotchmanpeaks.org. On occasion circumstances force schedule changes. To join any of these volunteer-led group hikes, sign up in advance and also re-confirm with the hike leader a day or so before the hike in case of any unavoidable last minute changes. See more information and the full hiking schedule here.

April 23 - 11th Annual Scotchman Peaks Winter Hike. Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness hosts a difficult hike for experienced hikers only, the 11th anniversary hike to the summit of Scotchman Peak (7,009 feet). This trail is steep and unrelenting but very rewarding in terms of views, with about 3,700 vertical feet of climbing over 4 miles. Hikers will need incredible stamina, good knees, hiking poles (recommended), and plenty to eat and drink. Come prepared for ANY weather! Space is limited; sign up early.

Free Community Track Meet :: May 6

A free community track meet, sponsored by Sandpoint Parks and Recreation, SHS Cross Country, and SHS Track Team, will be held Friday, May 6 from 3:30 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. at the Sandpoint High School track. This open track meet is for anyone ages 9 to 14 years of age. Pre-register at Sandpoint Parks and Recreation, or call 208-263-3613.

8th Annual Fry Healthcare Foundation
Golf Tournament :: June 10

Enjoy a fun-filled afternoon of golf and contests of talent, cleverness and skill at the 8th Annual Fry Healthcare Foundation Golf Tournament, held Friday, June 10, at the Mirror Lake Golf Course on Highway 95, south of Bonners Ferry. The full day of events is topped off with a cook-out dinner and prize presentations including witnessing The Great Golf Ball Drop  and a fly-over by the Life Flight Network Crew.
- Team registration forms are due by June 6; contact Mirror Lake Golf Course at 208-267-5314. Proceeds benefit the Fry Healthcare Foundation, a non-profit organization. Click to learn more at BoundaryCommunityHospital.org.

CHAFE 2016 :: June 18

Registration for the 2016 CHAFE ride on June 18 is now open, (early registration ends Feb. 11 for a chance to win prizes, and receive $10 off registration) so now's the time so sign up!

- In the past three years, CHAFE 150 has raised over $110,000 for children in the Lake Pend d'Oreille School District on the Autism Spectrum. Thanks to the riders, we're making great strides to provide a world-class education for these students! This year, we're looking to break all the records, and this is your opportunity to make a difference in the lives of local kids and ride a magnificent route on one spectacular day in June. CHAFE150.org.

Yoga, Dancing, Fitness and Wellness

March 26-May 7, 2016 -- Dynamic Psoas a Nia Series. Embody Center for the Healing Arts at 823 Main St. hosts Dynamic Psoas a Nia Series from 9 a.m. until 10 a.m. The Psoas is the only muscle in the body that connects upper to lower body and plays a vital role in the health of our core being. This series is dedicated to studying, strengthening and relaxing the dynamic psoas. Open awareness to the physical, emotional and spiritual components of the Psoas through movement. Find ease in traveling through the movement planes and learn ways to maintain a healthy psoas. Cost is $60 for the 7 week series. MoonDancerMoves.com. 208-304-3143

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. Please call Mike at 208-360-9647 for more information, or to sign up for the class. Cost is $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.

S.T.E.P. Training Centre

S.T.E.P. (Seeking To Encourage People) is a non-profit gymnastics and sports training center, offering gymnastics for all abilities and ages. S.T.E.P. Training Centre is the 2014 Xcel Program of the Year in Idaho, as well as a top 3 finisher at the 2014 Idaho State championships. S.T.E.P. has many classes, clinics, and camps throughout the year.
- Classes run Monday-Friday, 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. (times vary by day)
- Fees begin at $40 per month (scholarship programs are available)

Program offerings include:
- Summer Camp
- Summer Clinics
- Competitive dance,tumbling training
- Preschool and introductory classes
- Circus arts classes
- Corporate/Event silk perfomances
- Cheerleading
- Aerial awareness
- Competitive team levels
- Open Gym

For more information, call 208-290-4513 or e-mail steptc1017@hotmail.com. Located at 101 McGhee Rd.

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. GolfSandpointElks.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 grown out of their red and white youth league jerseys? Sandpoint Parks and Rec. is looking for laundered, gently used Youth Sports Jerseys. You can put those jerseys to great use by donating them back to Parks and Rec.

Each year Sandpoint's Recreation department 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.  Keep more money in our scholarship fund for kids to access for recreation program fees by donating jerseys back to us when your children finish the youth leagues.

- Drop off your jerseys during regular business hours, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., at Sandpoint Parks and Rec, 1123 Lake St. in City Hall. We appreciate your help!

For more information, please call Sandpoint Parks and Recreation at 263-3613.

Children's Intro to Taekwondo, Karate
and Self Defense :: April 12

Sandpoint Taekwondo offers children ages 5 to 14 an introductory session to Taekwondo, Karate, and Self Defense. Session will teach basic self-defense skills and highlight the importance of self-discipline and character building in a child-friendly setting. 

Session fee is $49 ($2 City discount), and includes a uniform and 2 weeks of lessons on Tuesdays and Thursdays, beginning April 12, 2016, from 3:15 p.m. to 4 p.m. Each session will meet at Sandpoint Taekwondo, 218 Main St., in downtown Sandpoint.
For more information, contact Sandpoint Taekwondo at 208-610-2577 or visit SandpointKarate.com. Pre-register at Sandpoint Parks and Recreation, 1123 Lake St.

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