Sandpoint High Fall 2017
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Walk with Jane :: Aug. 26-Oct. 28
Jane Hoover has been a nurse practitioner for 21 years, and her experience has shaped her unique perspective on health and what matters. Exercise, connecting with others, and experiencing nature are top on her list of what really matters in the big picture of life. Join her for an educational and enjoyable walk at various locations throughout our community. Walks are every 4th Saturday of the month, with a different theme or focus for each month. The walk starts with a few minutes of conversation and education, the remainder in walking and meeting new people in a relaxed, non-judgmental, fun atmosphere. No fee or pre-registration required! Grab a friend and join us.
Aug. 26 – Topic is the Art of Curiosity. Walk is at Pend d'Oreille Bay Trail.
Sept. 23 – Topic is Posture and Walking Mechanics. Walk is at Travers Park.
Oct. 28 – Topic is Don't Be Afraid of Fall(ing). Walk is at Sand Creek Trail.
Register online at SandpointIdaho.gov/parksrecreation or at 1123 Lake St. Call 208-263-3613.
WaterLife Discovery Center :: Through August
The WaterLife Discovery Center is open from noon to 4 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays now through Aug. 26. Staffed with volunteers from the Pend Oreille Chapter of the Idaho Master Naturalists, the grounds are open daily until dusk. 208-610-6784
Rhythmics and Acrosport :: Sept. 6-Oct. 11
Rhythmics is a beautiful activity that combines elements of ballet, gymnastics, dance, and manipulation of 5 apparatus; ball, clubs, hoops, ribbon and rope into skills and routines to music.
Acrosport uses partners and groups working together to perform acrobatic skills of tumbling, lifts, balances, tosses and catches of partners in combination with dance. Gymnasts of all sizes are needed. Bases are bigger and strong. Tops are petite.
Session 2 is Sept 6 through Oct. 11 at Community Hall, 204 N. First Ave., on Wednesdays. Beginners meet from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Intermediate (with instructor approval) meet from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Fees are $40/session ($5 city discount). There is a minimum of 5 and maximum of 12 participants needed. Pre-register by Aug. 30 at Sandpoint Parks and Recreation, 1123 Lake St. or go to the online registration.
Youth Flag Football :: Sept. 23-Oct. 28
Youth Flag Football registration is now open for this fun league is for youths in grades 3 thru 8. Play will be spilt into 3rd/4th grade (Nerf Balls) and 5th/6th grade and 7th and 8th grade (junior rubber balls) teams. Practices will be held once a week with games played on Saturday mornings at Travers Park. Adults interested in coaching the philosophies of FUN, fundamentals, and sportsmanship are needed.
- Games begin Sept. 23 and play through Oct. 28. Registration deadline is Sept. 5.
- Fees for one player are $35 county/ $30 city; discounts for multiple players; jerseys are $14 and can be purchased at Parks and Recreation, 1123 Lake St., or call 208-263-3613. Click to go to online registration.
Women's Volleyball :: Oct. 2-Dec. 12
Another exciting season of Women's Volleyball League is on its way, and registration is now open online. Play starts Oct. 2-3 and runs through Dec. 11-12. All sponsor and players fees are due at the mandatory captains meeting Sept. 21 at 5:30 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers, 1123 Lake St., Sandpoint. Sponsor fee is $225 and players fee is $250, for a total of $475/team. Registration deadline is Sept. 8.
- For more information call 208-263-3613.
Men's Volleyball :: Oct. 4-Dec. 13
Sandpoint Parks and Recreation offers a Men's Volleyball League Oct. 4 to Dec. 13. Games will be played at the Bonner County Fairgrounds. Click for online registration. All team captains must submit their completed roster and $20, which is applied to players fees, to hold their spot in the league by the Sept. 8 registration deadline. All fees will be due in full at the mandatory captains meeting Sept. 21 at 5:30 p.m. in City Hall Council Chambers.
- For more information call 208-263-3613.
Yoga, Dancing, Fitness and Wellness
Every Sunday - Yoga at the Beach. Sandpoint Parks and Recreation and Downtown Yoga offer this great program. Come on down Sundays from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. and enjoy the many benefits of yoga in a beautiful setting - City Beach! Bring your own yoga mat. Meet on the east side of basketball courts. In case of inclement weather, meet at Downtown Yoga. Best of all, it's free!
Every Saturday - Yoga & Beer at the Brewery. Join Danielle Spillman every Saturday at MickDuff's Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St., from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. for an hourlong Vinyasa Flow yoga class. This class is catered to students of all experience levels and will be conducted outside the brewery with mats. Bring their own mat or blanket along with class fee of $12 which includes a beer (afterwards) or a root beer. Class is weather dependent; any cancellations will be posted on Facebook (visit day of the event). 208-209-6700
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.
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!