Registration open for indoor soccer

Published 4:24pm Saturday, December 21, 2013

Registration is open for second through fifth-grade indoor soccer, which will begin Jan. 7. Soccer runs on Tuesday and Thursday evenings with second- and third-graders from 5:30 to 6:15 p.m., and fourth- and fifth graders from 6:15 to 7 p.m. at Banfield Elementary. The cost is $17.

Come on down to Packer Arena and skate indoors. The cost is $4 and $1 to rent skates if you need them. Inquire about family or individual memberships which can be purchased at our office or at the Arena during open skates.

The following Sunday and Saturday times and dates are 1:30 to 3 p.m. on Sunday and Dec. 29. Additional opportunities are 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 31 and 4:45 to 6:15 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 2.

The outside ice rink warming houses at Kaufman Park (Eighth Street and 11th Avenue Southeast) and Galloway Park (Eighth Street and Second Avenue Southwest) are open during the following dates: Dec. 22 through Jan. 5, 2014. The warming house hours will be 1 to 5 and 6 to 9 p.m. except for Christmas Eve, when it will close at 4 p.m. It is closed on Christmas Day. Ice rinks may be utilized during daylight hours when the warming houses are not open.

For those youth grades five to 12 in Mower County, stop in and check out the Youth Activity Center which is located in the east rooms of Riverside Arena.

During no-school days we will open at 1 p.m. daily. All activities are free and supervised. We have pool tables, air hockey, DDR, “Guitar Hero,” Wii, PlayStation 3, hi-speed Wi-Fi and computer lab, large screen TVs and the list goes on. As a treat there is always free popcorn to snack on. Grab some of your friends and stop in to check it out.

The Austin girls hockey team will host a varsity and junior varisty tournament at Riverside and Packer Arena’s Thursday through Saturday. The varsity will play at Riverside with games starting at 2 p.m. Thursday and 2:30 p.m. in Packer. The public is welcome.

Check out the Austin Bruin’s at Riverside Arena. Their next home game will be New Year’s Eve at 7:05 p.m.

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