Recreation Briefs

Register for junior programs

The Carson City Recreation Division is launching its 53rd annual Junior Ski/Snowboard Program.

Registration will be 9 a.m.-noon Saturday in the lobby of the Carson City Community Center, 851 E William St.

The program is available to all children ages 9 to 15 years old and offers six Sundays of fun on the slopes, ski or snowboard instruction for all ability levels and a no-restrictions season pass to Diamond Peak.

The cost for the program is $305 with transportation included, and $190 without. Equipment is not included in either package.

The program begins Jan. 10, weather permitting. For more information, call at 887-2000 ext. 30351.

Race series continues at Northstar Resort

The third annual Northstar Snowshoe Social & Race Series for runners, walkers and kids is open to all ages and ability levels, so come on out and enjoy the snow and fresh air.

A Northstar Resort photographer will be onsite to memorialize the day, providing participants the option to purchase photos, and a casual lunch will follow each race. Atlas snowshoe rentals, including performance snowshoes, will be available at the Cross-Country Center.

The first race will be 11:30 a.m. Dec. 19 on a course designed by Peter Fain, Atlas Snowshoe Racing Team member.

The 5K fun walk/run will start and finish at the Northstar Cross-Country Center. It is a constant rolling course incorporating groomed and ungroomed single-track sections, an adventurous challenge for fitness and orienteering skills.

The 10K competitive run also starts and finishes at the Northstar Cross-Country Center and incorporates two loops of the 5K course. It serves as a qualifier for the overall series crown.

There will also be a 500 meter and 1K race for kids.

Learn to Ski weekend canceled

The Learn to Ski or Board Weekend scheduled for Saturday at Diamond Peak Ski Resort has been canceled. For more information, call 832-1177.


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