Registration open for kickball

Published 5:13 pm Saturday, May 14, 2016

Registration is open for our Thursday night adult co-rec kickball league with deadline on Friday, May 27.

You can turn your roster, player and entry fees in anytime until then to your office. Team entry fee is $120 plus a player fee of $8. Roster limit is 20. Games will start June 9 and play eight weeks.

If you would like more information, please call our office at 507-433-1881.

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 Cycling Team

The Austin Area High School Cycling Team will hold an informational meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, May 23, in the large conference room at the Austin Public Library. This is a co-ed school team for grades seven to 12, which race mountain bikes against other high schools. Go to for more info or if you have questions you may call team director Gareth Hataye at 507-219-1886 or head coach Tracy Brown at 678-613-8044.

 Hockey camp

Summer will be here before we know it so make sure you are signed up for any of the area camps. Austin Bruins Youth Hockey School will be held 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 13 to 17 and is open to boys and girls ages 7 to 14. Contact Keenan Kelly at or call 208-761-6849 to get signed up. Cost is $150 and includes lunch.

Municipal swimming pool, summer program sign-ups

Registration for Park and Recreation Summer programs, swim lessons and municipal pool memberships have begun. Check out our summer brochure located on our city website at

If you have school-age children they should have brought one home in their book bag, you can pick one up in our office and you will see them in local businesses as well.

The Austin Municipal Pool will host three swim meets this summer which will be facilitated by Atlantis Swimming Federation, coach Mark Vininski. The meet dates are June 4 and 5; June 10, 11 and 12; and July 22, 23 and 24.

The first open swim session at the pool will be at 1 p.m. on Monday, June 13. Hours of open swim are 1 to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday; 7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Thursday; 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday and 2 to 7 p.m. Sunday.

The adult lap swim will be held noon to 1 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

Our season membership is $30 per person, ages 2 and under are free. The daily admission is $3 in the afternoon and $2 for the three evening swims.

 Riverside Arena

Stick Time dates are from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday’s May 19 and 26 and 4:30 to 6 p.m. Sunday, May 22. Dates are also posted on the website and our Facebook page. The cost is $6 per person at Riverside Arena or purchase that punch card from our office.

Adult Open Hockey will be from 6:45 to 8 p.m. on May 18 and May 26.

The cost is $6 per person, you must be at least in high school, no checking, no alcohol and a helmet is required. Goalies are free and must have full gear.

We will look at attendance through this month before we schedule June dates. Like us on Facebook to get up-to-date information.

Public skating at Riverside Arena is 3:15 to 4:15 p.m. on May 15 and May 22 and 2:15 to 3:15 p.m. Saturday.

The cost is $4 to skate and $1 to rent skates. The arenas are also available to rent for private parties at $130 per hour. Call for availability.

Save the date for these hockey camps:

•June 3, 4 and 5: Three-day Power Skating and Skills Hockey Clinic for students ages 4 to 18.

•June 13 – 17: Austin Bruin’s Youth Hockey School for boys and girls ages 7 to 14.

•June 20 – 24: Austin Packers, Coach Fornwald’s Summer Hockey School for Squirts/U10; PeeWee/U12/U15; Girls JV/Varsity.