Youth tennis registration deadline approaching


    SUN Columnist

    The registration deadline for the July session of youth tennis is Wednesday, July 3.

    The session will begin July 8 and will be conducted at the Wyndham tennis courts. Players ages 6-8 meet Monday-Thursday 1-2 p.m.; players ages 9-12 will meet Monday-Thursday 2-3 p.m.

    Registrations are available at the recreation office and are also available through a link on the recreation department page at

    Cost to participate is $30. Participants must have no marking-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.

    Sand volleyball

    The Ross Aragon Community Center, through a partnership with the Town of Pagosa Springs Recreation Department, is offering four-week sand volleyball clinic for ages 9-12 in the month of July.

    Registrations are available at the community center and at the recreation office in Town Hall. Registrations are also available for download through the recreation department link at

    Cost for the clinic is $20; class size is limited to 30 participants. The clinic will be held Tuesdays from 9:30-11:30 a.m. July 9-30 at South Pagosa Park. All registrations should be submitted to the community center front desk.

    The clinic will consist of practice-style sessions which will include drills, an introduction to game rules and scrimmages.

    For more information, contact the community center at 264-4152 or the recreation office at 264-4151.


    Schedules are available at the recreation office in Town Hall and will be posted before the weekend 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.


    Schedules have been posted on the recreation department page at The season will run through early July.


    Horseshoe pitching will continue through the summer at South Pagosa Park.

    Players of all abilities (ages 12 and up) are welcome. This activity is for anyone wanting to learn the game and how to pitch, as well as anyone who already knows and wants to improve. Physical requirements are minimal.

    There is plenty of room so, if players desire, they can practice by themselves until comfortable.

    The fun begins each Wednesday at 4 p.m. Horseshoes will be provided. There is no cost involved.

    For more information, call Mark Bergon at 264-2838.