Since running around comes naturally to kids, the Pierce County Parks and Recreation Services Department wants to take that energy and give kids a chance to race on a full-size track with a crowd of fans cheering them on. [Read more...]
Get ready to start seeing soccer balls on the Fort Steilacoom Golf Course. Pierce County officials will debut the new sport of FootGolf at a noon ceremony on July 18, followed by a grand opening celebration the following day from 1 to 5 p.m. [Read more...]
Kids ages 3-8 years old as of July 31 can participate in this mini fun run where everyone is a winner! Held at Harry Lang Stadium (Clover Park High School), 11023 Gravelly Lake Dr in Lakewood, events include a 400 meter, 800 meter or 1 mile run. The fun run is held on Thursday, July 31 with check in at 4pm, and events beginning at 5:30pm. Pre-register by July 24 for $8 or day of event fee is $10. And don’t miss the opening and closing ceremonies. To register or for more information call 253-798-4141 or www.piercecountywa.org/parks
DUPONT – Dennis Walters will be performing his renowned trick shot show on Friday, July 18 at 11:00 a.m. at The Home Course in DuPont, Wash. His performance is in conjunction with the U.S. Women’s Amateur Public Links Championship, which is being held at The Home Course from July 14-19. [Read more...]
Learn more about the practice of yoga and participate in an introductory class taught by Kelly Rothwell, registered yoga teacher from Source Yoga. Her training includes alignment based posture work, as influenced by the Iyengar tradition, while incorporating vinyasa/hatha flow, pranayama and meditation. Lakewood Pierce County Library (6300 Wildaire Road S.W.) on Saturday, June 28, 2 – 3 p.m.
Oakbrook Swim and Tennis Club invites you to an Open House on Saturday June 21st 12 – 9 pm. You and your family can check out the facilities and swim for free. Ice cream will be served from 2 – 4pm. Oakbrook Swim and Tennis Club is a great local family friendly place to spend the summer. This will be the 50th year this club has been open for local families from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend.
By Brent Hathaway
DUPONT – For a limited time, we are offering a free 1-week trial to try out the PGA Coaching Club at The Home Course. The Coaching Club is designed to help you reach your golfing potential in a no pressure, community environment.
Don’t miss this year’s Tour de Pierce with a new rest stop and special refreshments. This year’s June 29 date will include 30 and 50 mile marked routes. The 12 mile route is designed for families or for those new to biking. All routes include maps and cue sheets, map my ride qr codes, a rest stop with refreshments, and rest rooms. The ride starts and finishes at the Washington State Fair Grounds Gold Parking lot, S Meridian & 9th Ave SE, Puyallup. The pre-registration fee by June 13th is $14 per person or $42 for a family of 4 from the same household. Pre-ordered Sport Tek® Competitor Tees are $18. For an application call 253-798-4177 or on line at www.piercecountywa.org/parks
By Judi Hunter
Mary Dodsworth did a wonderful job of monitoring the meeting of concerned citizens who overwhelmingly opposed the Lakewood Rotary plans to build an amphitheater in Fort Steilacoom Park. I am one of them! However, several good ideas were proposed for consideration and I hope Lakewood Rotary will select one of them to support instead. [Read more...]
Amateur duffers around Puget Sound are filling up the tee sheet now that green repairs on Lake Spanaway Golf Course are complete and the course is fully open for business.