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Parks and Rec Activities and Upcoming Events

Volunteers needed for Pink Cheeks Triathlon. Registration, Traffic Control, Lap Timers, Finish line and more. Please sign up at Runsignup.com and search Pink Cheeks. Click on volunteer and pick a spot. We welcome responsible volunteers ages 12 and up. Call Josie at 224-5472 for more information.

Look for upcoming Softball Leagues… league starts in June!

Sports and Recreation schedule:

Free gym walking in the gym is from 9:30 am to 11 am.
Indoor Park is offered Tue – Fri: 11 am to 12 noon.
Roller skating is Saturdays from 2 to 3:30pm
Rock Wall is every Friday from 5 to 7pm
Dodgeball at the AVTEC gym Friday nights from 7 to 8pm
Sauna hours are every Thursday from 7 to 9pm and Saturdays from 4 to 6pm
Call 224-4054 to reserve your 1 hour Racquetball time slot.

Flea Market at Sports & Rec (AVTEC Gym 519 4th Ave) Sat, Apr 8th

Need to sell some STUFF? Reserve a table from 10am to 2pm Sat, Apr 8th. $10 a table, limit 2 tables per individual or group. Stop by or call 224-4054 to reserve your table today!

Egg Hunt NEW Location!

Dr. Moriarty, DDS Egg Hunt Sat, Apr 15th @ 3pm at the Alaska SeaLife Center. After the hunt enjoy refreshments and pictures with the Easter Bunny! This is a FREE event for ages 11 & under sponsored by: Dr. Moriarty, DDS, Alaska SeaLife Center, American Legion, TYC & SPRD

 30th Annual Diaper Derby

Sat, Apr 15th; 10 to 11:30am at the Sports and Rec (AVTEC) Gym for Newborn to 24 months. Best dancer, chubbiest legs, biggest eyes… parents sign your boy or  girl up before Wed, Apr 12th, sorry no on-site registration. Call Melanie at 224-4011 or email mhauze@cityofseward.net

TelAlaska Spring Classic Volleyball Tournament  Sat, Apr 29th

TelAlaska and Seward Parks and Recreation are proud to present the 15th annual TelAlaska Volleyball Tournament! Get your adult (18 or older) B, C or D league team together for a great day of competitive volleyball! Tourney Format will be based upon the number of entries. $150 earlybird fee due by 4/8 deadline to enter 4/22. Call Melanie at 224-4011 or email mhauze@cityofseward.net for more info!

Pink Cheeks Triathlon Sat, May 6th

Pink Cheeks online registration is now open go to www.runsignup.com and type in Polar Bear Pink Cheeks Triathlon. Sign up today for this year’s race while there is still room! 5K run, 10K Bike and 600 yard swim in that order. Call Melanie at 224-4011 or Austin at 224-4054; email mhauze@cityofseward.net or aledford@cityofseward.net.

 Terry’s Tires Bike Rodeo!!

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WANTED! Kids ALWAYS to wear helmets Terry’s Tires Bike Safety Rodeo Featuring Shoreside Petroleum’s “Helmet Junction” Saturday, May 13th; 10am to High Noon at City Hall. Bike Inspections, Bike Education, Shoreside’s Helmet Junction,  Barrel Racing, Obstacle Course, Pump It Up ! Prizes and the SPD Chuckwagon! T-shirts to the first 75 participants.

Super Saturday Cleanup Sat, May 13th

Pick up bags at Sports and Rec from 10 am to 4 pm. We need your help to clean up the town! Join the annual community litter and trash clean-up day! Prizes for those who collect the most trash! Hotdog dinner and awards ceremony beginning at 6 pm at Branson Pavilion. For more information call SPRD @ 224-4054

Exit Glacier Run                                                                                           

Seward Parks & Recreation is proud to bring you our 35th annual Sat, May 20th starting at10am. Terry Pollard Memorial Exit Glacier Race. The Exit Glacier Race is open to all ages and ability levels. The race consists of a 5K or 10K run on paved road with a gradual decline. Sign the whole family up for this popular Seward event!  Following the race, treat your team to a delicious lunch at the Resurrection Roadhouse and join us for the awards ceremony around 11:30 am. Register early to save money! See you at the starting line! For more info call Austin Ledford at 224-4054, email aledford@cityofseward.net or Melanie Hauze at 224-4011, email mhauze@cityofseward.net

Challenger British Soccer Camp June 19th – 23rd Online Registration Now Open!

Challenger British Soccer Camp is planned for June 19 – 23rd at the Elementary Soccer Field. Free jersey if registered by 5/5!

On-line Registration is now available for the British Soccer Camp, to be held June 19 – 23rd  FREE Jersey if registered 45 days prior to camp!www.challengersports.com; dleeming@challengersports.com or call Austin at 224-4054 or email aledford@cityofseward.net 

The Teen Rec Room

Check us out on facebook @teen.recroom.  Pictures of the activities and outing that have taken place over the winter are now posted.

Activities and activities for the week of April 4 – April 8Tuesday – Encouraging teens to attend the Job fair at AVTEC, Wednesday – Movie and Taco night, Thursday – Outing to 12 mile for sledding, Friday –  AVTEC from3:30 – 5:00p, activities include; dodgeball, roller skating, rock wall climbing and racquetball if available, Saturday – Flea market at AVTEC gym and a pool tournament.

Upcoming events: Easter Egg Hunt on April 15 for Teens at Forest Acre Campgrounds, for more information contact Traci at (907) 224 4057.

The Teen Rec Room located at 336 3rd Ave between the Senior Center & TYC and is open is open for HS & MS Tue – Thu 2:30 – 10pm; Fri 2:30 – 6pm Middle School: 2:30 – 11pm for High School; Saturdays HS Only: 2:30 – 11pm. This free program is open to Teens free of charge offering ping pong, Skee ball, computers, Xbox, pool tables and more. Call 224-4056 for more info or stop by and see us! Offsite activities include dodgeball at AVTEC, roller skating, rock wall, Sledding, Hikes, Ice Skating and much more. Come hang out with us!

TYC Press Release:

TYC ASP– is in full swing. We offer recreational activities for kids in Elementary school Mon- Friday. Sports, Crafts, Games, Computer, Wii, Ping Pong and more. We use the AVTEC gym 1-2 days a week to play sports, games and the rock wall. Homework help is offered from 3:30-4pm daily. Please join us from 3:15- 5:30 for some afternoon fun. Contact Josie at jmcclain@cityofseward.net for more information.

Summer Camp Registration has begun. This year’s program focuses on Outdoors activities and STEM Programs.  Camp begins at 7:45 am and kids need to be picked up by 5:30. Please send your kids with full outside weather gear. Registration is now open Regular registration fee is $60 3 weeks prior to that week of camp.  Please ask about our discount rates. Call Josie at 224-5472 for more information.

Middle School; After Hours- TYC will be open Friday night from 6-10pm and Saturday Night from 5:00-10pm for Middle School activities. Coming up Events: Wally ball @ AVTEC.

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