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Youth baseball assessments set for Tuesday

Rosters for the coach-pitch division (ages 6-8) are being finalized and the assessments for this year’s 9-10 and 11-12 divisions have been set for Tuesday, May 15, at the high school ball fields.

Participants and coaches in the 9-10 division should report to the fields at 5:30 p.m.; the assessment will run until approximately 6:40.

Participants and coaches in the 11-12 division should report to the fields at 6:45 p.m.; the assessment will run until approximately 8 .

All players intending to participate in the assessment should come prepared for basic throwing, hitting and fielding drills, and bring a baseball glove and athletic shoes.

The draft for both divisions will be held Thursday, May 17, at 6 p.m. in Town Hall. All head coaches should attend.

Games in all divisions are tentatively scheduled to begin in early June; the season will run through early July. For more information on this year’s program, call 264-4151, Ext. 231 or 232.


Tee-ball schedules are available at the recreation office and have also been posted on the recreation department page at

Games will not be canceled due to cold weather, so parents are reminded to dress children accordingly. Games will be canceled due to rain or poor field conditions caused by heavy rain or snow.

For more information regarding this year’s tee-ball season, call the recreation office 264-4151, Ext. 231 or 232.

Kickball tournament

To assist with travel expenses for Pagosa Springs’ Destination Imagination teams, there will be a fund-raising kickball tournament Saturday, May 12, at the high school ballfield complex. Games will begin at 8 a.m.?

Age brackets are 7-9, 10-12, 13-15 and 16 and up. The entry is $10 per person. Bring a team or sign up individually and teams will be formed.? As mentioned, proceeds will go toward “The Pagosa D.I. Nerds’” travel expenses to global competition in Knoxville, Tenn.

For more information, contact Matt Bowdridge at 903-8663 or Cheryl Bowdridge at 903-9147.

Fireworks donations

The recreation department is accepting donations for this year’s Fourth of July fireworks show.

Donations in any amount will be accepted; checks and money orders should be made payable to Town of Pagosa Springs.

Donations should be addressed “Attention: Fireworks” and mailed to P.O. Box 1859, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147. If you would like to make a cash donation, please do so in person at the front desk in Town Hall.

Sports hotline

General information concerning the Pagosa Springs Recreation Department can be obtained by calling the Pagosa Springs Sports Hotline at 264-4151, Ext. 301, or logging on to and going to the parks and recreation link.

For any questions, concerns or additional information about any of the Pagosa Springs Recreation Department adult or youth sports programs, call 264-4151, Ext. 231 or 232.

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