Deadline for adult volleyball league Dec. 10

Published 4:59 pm Saturday, November 16, 2013

The Adult Volleyball Winter Roll team deadline is Tuesday, Dec. 10.

If you need a roster form or information letter, you may view and print it from the city website at Click on departments for Parks and Recreation, sports and the volleyball net.

Area girls ages 11-18 are invited to attend a free volleyball open gym from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Ellis Middle School beginning Monday, Nov. 25 and continuing through Dec. 2, 9 and 16. This is an excellent opportunity to receive some one-on-one instruction from qualified volleyball coaches.

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For more youth volleyball information feel free to call our office.

Austin Youth and Intermediate Wrestling sign up forms are available at the Parks and Rec office. You may also find them on the City web site at to print off and mail or bring in to our office. Please fill out one form per participant.

New this year is the addition of sixth-grade participants for the entire season.

The intermediate wrestlers will hold practice at Ellis Middle School and will be combined with fifth-grade and experienced fourth-grade students. For more information you may call our office or contact Randy Smith at 507-273-5470 or Jeremy Wilson at 507-438-1145.

Come on down to Packer Arena and ice 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.

Upcoming free events at the Jay C. Hormel Nature Center include Stan Tekiela at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, with his “Bears: Black, Brown & Polar” presentation. At 7 p.m. on Dec. 6, Ken Lonnquist, Tom Pease & Friends will be in concert, and Saturday Dec. 7, they will present two musical theater performances of “Old Befana” at 2 and 7 p.m.

Are you looking for a place to host a family or friend gathering? Check out what we have to offer with the Izaak Walton Cabin in Todd Park or the Ruby Rupner Auditorium located at the Nature Center. The Izaak Walton cabin rents for $170 from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. and is rated for 109 people.

Please call our office for more details and availability.

Call the Nature Center at 507-437-7519 for details and availability on the Ruby Rupner Auditorium.

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