Springboard Diving Class
Practice and learn flips, pikes and gainers with a collegiate level dive instructor in a springboard diving class. The six-week class meets every Wednesday from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. at the Truckee High School pool. Registration is now open for three sessions: Jan. 6 to Feb. 10, Feb. 24 to March 31, and April 7 to May 26. Cost of each session is $35. Info: TDRPD, (530) 582-7720.
Youth Indoor Rock Climbing Class
Tuesdays and Thursdays
Youth grades 1-12 can work on strength and coordination development in a new indoor rock climbing program offered by the TDRPD. The six-week class will be held on two nights a week at the new Community Recreational Center climbing wall. Registration is now open for three sessions: Jan. 5 to Feb. 11, Feb. 23 to April 1, and April 13-20. Grades 1-3 will meet from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., grades 4-6 from 4:45 to 6:15 p.m., and grades 7-12 from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. Class costs $95 per session. Info: TDRPD, (530) 582-7720.
Truckee Coed Indoor Soccer League
Adult indoor soccer is coming to life in Truckee with a new coed Futsal league. Futsal is a fast paced indoor soccer style played by teams of five on a small court. The eight-game season will run Jan. 25 to April 28 with games held every Wednesday night at the new Community Recreation Center. Games will be officiated. Team registration is now open and costs $400 plus a $50 refundable deposit. Players must be age 18 and up. The TDRPD is also looking for paid soccer referees. Info: TDRPD, (530) 582-7720.
Jibbing For Jacksons At Squaw
Got the skills to pay the bills?! Well then throw down at Squaw on Dec. 26 during the Jibbing for Jacksons freestyle skiing and snowboarding contest. The event is a ‘best trick’ jam session with many winners. Each time a judge sees a skier or rider stomp a trick worthy of a ‘Jackson,’ officials will hand the competitor a $20 bill. The event will be held at night on the Searchlight (lower Exhibition) chair so get ready to rock out under the lights to the tunes of a slopeside DJ. Entry fee is $20 and a parent guardian must sign a liability release form for athletes under age 18. Info: squaw.com.
Northstar Biathlon Clinics
For the 09/10 season, Northstar-At-Tahoe will open the only permanent biathlon course on the West Coast. Former U.S. Olympic Team biathlete Glen Jobe will teach private, three-hour biathlon clinics throughout the winter at Northstar, offering the public a rare opportunity to learn this classic Nordic sport involving cross-country skiing and target shooting. The first part of the lesson involves a clinic on dry firing where participants learn the 12 steps of firing a gun. The second part of the lesson involves cross-country skiing or snowshoeing on the biathlon course. Clinics will be offered Monday through Friday, non-holidays, and by appointment only (conditions permitting). Reservations must be made 48 hours in advance and participants must be 13 or older. Cost is $199 for the first person and $50 for each additional person (up to four). Info: northstarattahoe.com; (530) 562-3270.
ASI Backcountry Adventure Center at Sugar Bowl
Want to learn the ins and outs of safe winter backcountry travel this season? Take a skiing, snowboarding, or avalanche education skill clinic with Alpine Skills International at the new Backcountry Adventure Center located slopeside at Sugar Bowl. Courses are offered weekends and holidays from Dec. 19 to April 11. Info: alpineskills.com; (530) 582-5170.
Truckee Adult Lap Swim Pool Schedule
Sad but true, ’tis the season to swim indoors. But just like the local lakes, the Truckee Public Pool offers adult lap swimming seven days a week. Drop-in pool fee is $3 for adults.
Lap swim hours are:
Monday: 6-9 a.m., 6-8 p.m.
Tuesday: 6-9 a.m., 12-2 p.m., 6-9 p.m.
Wednesday: 6-9 a.m., 6-8 p.m.
Thursday: 6-9 a.m., 12-2 p.m., 6-9 p.m.
Friday: 6-9 a.m., 6-8 p.m.
Saturday: 7-10 a.m.
Sunday: 7-10 a.m.
The Truckee Donner Community Swimming Pool is located behind Truckee High School at 11725 Donner Pass Road. Info: (530) 582-7725.
Truckee Drop-In Volleyball
Does action-packed, informal volleyball sound fun? There are games firing up every Sunday night at the Truckee High School Gym from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. All ability levels are invited to play. Drop-in session costs $3 per player per night. Info: TDRPD, (530) 582-7720.