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Sports & Recreation Schedule at the AVTEC Gym (519 4th Ave)

Open Tue – Fri 9:30am to 9pm, Sat 10am to 6pm

Sauna is open Tue & Thu from 7 to 9pm. Men 7pm, Women 8pm
Women’s Racquetball Challenge: Thursdays 4 to 6pm
Wallyball: Thursdays @ 6:30pm
Pickle ball Fridays: 5 – 6:30pm
Open Volleyball: Fridays 6:30 to 8pm
Racquetball Challenge (Co-Ed): Saturdays 10am to 12 Noon
Adult drop in – $5


Seward Archery League

Fall Session: Nov 1 – Nov 30 at the Alaska Railroad Terminal. Grab your bow & arrows and come down to the Alaska Railroad Terminal for target practice and to compete with other archers. It’s $5 to drop-in or $20 for the whole Fall league. Bring your own equipment or some can be made available.  Bows should be 70lbs and lower. NO crossbows!  League is open to 16yrs and up (16 & 17 yr. olds welcome with an adult).

Sports and Recreation League Standings:


Recreational Volleyball:
B.U.  2-0
Jeff & the Fortune Cookies 2-0
Microspikers 1-1
Sun Setters 1-1
Marcospikers 0-1
Boomers 0-1
Hungry Horses 0-2

Competitive Volleyball:
Tony’s 5-0
Alehouse 3-2
Sealife Center 0-5  

Adult Basketball:
Miss Melody 4-0
Gunrunners 1-3
Rough Riders 1-3

Fred 2-0
Al 1-0
Jamie 1-0
Tim- 0-1
Mel 0-1
Mitchel 0-1
Joanna 0-1


Grateful Skate” party on Thanksgiving Eve

This year, commemorating our human ability to be thankful, grateful and sharing with others.  Roller skating will begin at 7 pm in the AVTEC Gym.  Those who bring food for the Food Bank will have free entry.  Those who do not have food to donate will be asked to contribute a $5 cash donation, which will go toward funding recreation for those who cannot afford recreation.  The skate party wraps up at 9 pm.  Immediately prior to the Grateful Skate, the Teen and Youth Center, (TYC) invites the community to attend the annual, “Eat Dessert First” event at the TYC at Third Avenue and Jefferson Street.

After School Program

TYC will be closed for Thanksgiving 11/24 & 11/25.

Please join us for Eat Dessert first on 11/23 from 5-7 at the TYC

TYC After School Program is in full swing. Grades K-5 are welcome to join us for some activities and excitement after school Monday– Friday. We offer a wide variety of activities daily including crafts, sports, cooking and team challenges. We also offer “Schools Out” Day Camps, Programs on Early Release days and Winter/Spring Break Camps. Scholarships applications are available, just ask Josie. Call 224-5472 or email

Teen Rec Room

The Teen Rec Room located at 336 3rd Ave between the Senior Center & TYC, starting August 22nd the Teen Rec Room hours will be as follows; for Middle School Students – Tuesday – Thursday 2:30 – 9pm Friday 2:30 – 6pm (Middle School at TYC Fridays 6 – 9 and Saturday 5 – 9p), For High School Students – Tuesday – Thursday 2:30 – 9p, Friday 2:30 – 11p and Saturday 5 – 11p.  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, hikes, and much more. All teens must have a permission slip signed by a parent or guardian. Come hang out with us!

Santa Skate

Sat, Dec 9th Roller Skate with Santa and friends! $3 per person, all ages are welcome. Music, Games, Prizes, Goodie Bags and more! Call for more info… 224-4054 Sports and Recreation is located at 519 4th Ave (AVTEC Gym)

Breakfast with Santa
Saturday, Dec. 16
1st Seating-9 to 10am; 2nd Seating-10:30 to 11:30am
Enjoy a delicious homemade breakfast with the big guy!
Complimentary pictures with Santa, candy canes and holiday goodie bags for the kids.

Adults – $9.00       Children – $7.00
Children under 9yrs old must be accompanied by an adult. All attendees require a ticket.

Limited seating!  Purchase tickets by Dec. 15th before 5:00 pm
Tickets available at TYC, Sports & Rec or City Hall utility counter.
Sponsored by Rotary Club of Seward & One Shot Photography
Hosted by TYC Councils, SPRD & Seward Senior Citizens Center

Urbach’s Youth Basketball Jamboree

Jamboree: Sat, Jan 13, 2018 @ 10 AM

*Meet the Coaches
*Drill Stations
*Skill Development

2018 Urbach’s Youth Basketball League 

Kick off the season with a free basketball Jamboree Sat, Jan 13th! Players will meet the coaches, go through drill stations, work on skill development and scrimmage. League begins Feb 3rd through Apr 7th for pre-school ages through 5th grade. Early bird fee due Dec 23rd, sign up by Dec 30th to receive a complimentary team jersey.

Saturdays @ Sports & Rec/AVTEC Gym Feb 3 – April 7

Pre-D’s (4 & 5yr Pre-sch) 9:15 to 9:45am
Lil’ Dribblers  (Gr K & 1) 10  to 10:35am
Rookies (Gr  2 & 3)   10:45 to 11:30 am
Juniors  (Gr  4 & 5)   11:40 to 2 pm


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