AREA SPORTS BRIEFS: Youth lacrosse camp starts Monday

Volleyball, flag football registration

YMCA youth lacrosse skills camp starts Monday

PORT ANGELES — A youth lacrosse camp for ages 6-through-12 offered by the YMCA of Port Angeles will begin Monday.

The camp will meet on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays through May 31 at Extreme Sports Park, 2917 W. Edgewood Drive, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

The cost is $50 for YMCA members, $60 for nonmembers.

Registration ends Sunday at https://tinyurl.com/PDN-lacrosse24.

For more information, call 360-504-0525 or email Charles Alice at calice@olympicpeninsulaymca.org.

Pump Track in PT

PORT TOWNSEND — An open house to discuss a potential cycling pump track will be held in the Art building at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds, 4907 Landes St., from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday.

The idea of a pump track is riders shouldn’t have to pedal, instead use your body to go up and down mounds and pick up speed.

Representatives from track designer Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance will be present to take feedback and ideas for a fairgrounds-based track.

There are two pump tracks in Port Angeles.

Port Angeles cut the ribbon on a new pump track at Erickson Playfield in July 2022. The city used a $350,000 state Recreation Conservation Office grant to build the largest pump track in the Pacific Northwest. The track was designed for people of various skill levels and also includes an ADA-accessible loop for wheelchairs.

The Coville Trails Pump Track west of Port Angeles was opened in August of 2019.

RSVP for BMX clinic

PORT ANGELES — A free “Give-it-a-Try” event designed to introduce new families to BMX racing will be hosted by Lincoln Park BMX on May 20.

The event will be held at the track, corner of S. L St. and W. Lauridsen Blvd., from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Kids ages 4 through 15 will get hands-on time riding the dirt track with manageable turns and obstacles.

The event is an opportunity to try out the sport ahead of a beginners only spring league season set to start June 3 and continue for five Monday evenings from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. through July 1.

League tuition is $149 per kid and includes five weeks of instruction and racing, a league jersey, personalized number plate, loaner bike and helmet (when available) plus a season-end award and pizza party.

To register for the free open house or the spring league visit https://lincolnparkbmxleague.com.

Flag football league

PORT ANGELES — A summer flag football league for boys and girls in first through 11th grade will begin June 15 and run through July 20.

The league will have a six-week schedule including playoffs with teams organized into divisions based on grade level.

Practices are held 45 minutes prior to Saturday games.

A jersey and flags will be included.

The registration fee is $125.

To register, visit https://tinyurl.com/PDN-FlagFootball24.

Volleyball fundraiser

PORT ANGELES — Coed youth volleyball clinic fundraisers to purchase new volleyball equipment will be hosted by the YMCA of Port Angeles later this month.

Kinder Spikers for ages 5-and-6 will run from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. from May 13-16. To register, visit https://tinyurl.com/PDN-KinderSpikers.

Little Diggers (7-9) will run from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. May 20-23. To register, visit https://tinyurl.com/PDN-LittleDiggers.

The cost is $50 for YMCA members, $60 for nonmembers.

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