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Youth baseball tourney begins Monday

This year’s youth baseball tournament for the 9-12 division begins Monday at the high school baseball complex.

The tournament, which will be single-elimination format, will be played according to the following schedule: Nationals vs. Yankees at 5:15 p.m. on Field 1, Orioles vs. Rockies at 5:15 p.m. on Field 2 and Dulce Braves vs. A’s at 7 p.m. on Field 1.

On a related note, there are no youth baseball or adult softball games scheduled this week. However, fields will be available for practice on a first-come, first-served basis.

For more information, call the recreation office at 264-4151, Ext. 231.

Youth tennis

Youth tennis continues at the Wyndham Resorts tennis complex through July 26.

Players ages 8-10 will meet Mondays and Thursdays 1-2 p.m. In addition, players ages 11-12 will meet Mondays and Thursdays 2-3 p.m. through the end of the month, and players over the age of 12 will meet Wednesdays from 10-11 a.m.

Cost to participate is $30. Participants must have nonmarking-soled athletic or tennis shoes. The recreation department may have some racquets available, but participants are encouraged to purchase and use their own equipment.

For more information, call Dale Schwicker, program instructor, at 903-3119 or the recreation office at 264-4151, Ext. 232.

Hooked on Fishing

The recreation office is now accepting registrations for this year’s “Hooked on Fishing, Not on Drugs” program, which is tentatively scheduled for July and August at Lake Forest.

With the assistance of the Promoting Prevention Coalition, Pagosa Springs Parks and Recreation Departments and Pagosa Lakes Property Owners Association, up to 25 children ages 8-13 can participate in this educational outdoor experience. A minimum of 10 participants will be required to conduct the program.

Registration cost is $25 and includes usage of fishing poles, bait and flies for those in need, plus drinks and snacks. Participants are welcome to bring their own fishing gear, as well. Insect repellent and sunscreen will also be made available.

Registrations are available at the recreation office in Town Hall, and can also be downloaded through the recreation department link at Registrations should be submitted to the recreation office; checks and money orders should be made payable to the Town of Pagosa Springs.

For more information, call the recreation office at 264-4151, Ext. 232.

Adult softball

Adult softball schedules are available on the recreation department page at

Managers are reminded that team registration fees are $250, plus a $30 fee per player. Checks and money orders should be made payable to the Town of Pagosa Springs.

The leagues will run through mid-August. Players who have not paid the $30 team fee prior to the first game will not be permitted to play.

For more information, call 264-4151, Ext. 231 or 232.

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.

All schedules and upcoming events are updated on a regular basis.

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