Next Learn to Skate session is on Dec. 1 at Packer Arena

Published 10:17 am Saturday, November 18, 2017

Sign up for the next session of Learn to Skate.

The deadline is Dec. 1.  Class will be held at Packer Arena for those three and up beginning from 5:30-6:15 p.m. on Wednesday Dec 6.  The cost is $35 per person and the class will meet six times: Dec. 6, 13, 20, Jan. 3, 10 and 17. Register at the Park and Recreation office.


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Pickleball: Open gym continues on Wednesday evenings at Ellis Middle School.

Pickleball nets will be in the auxiliary gym, 6:30-8 p.m. on Nov. 29, Dec. 6, 13 and 20. The cost is $2 per person at the door.

Wrestling: Austin Youth Wrestling will begin their season on Monday, Nov. 27. Registration is now open.

Register at Austin Park & Recreation 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Wrestling is held on Monday and Wednesday evenings for those in pre-K to  sixth grade. Pre-K to second grades meet from 6-6:45 p.m. the cost is $30. Third to sixth grade meet from 7-8 p.m. The cost is $50. If you have a third family child they are free.

The cost includes a T-shirt if registered by Dec. 5 and your NYWA insurance membership.  The registration form can be found on the Austin Park & Recreation Facebook page and also give a like to “Austin Wrestling” Facebook page too for all updates and forms.

Volleyball: Adult volleyball players have until Friday, Dec. 8 to register their teams for the winter league which will begin the first Wednesday for women or Friday for co-ed in January.

Winter Roll team entry fee is $185 plus your $8 per player fee and runs 10 weeks. Your team must have a minimum of six players with a maximum of 12 players. All players must be 16 years of age or older as of Jan. 1, 2018, to play in the adult league.

There will be volleyball open gym at Ellis for those grades seventh through 12th on the following dates and times:  6-8 p.m., Dec 20; 10 a.m. to noon, Dec 27, 28.  MSF volleyball teams, U11-U18 sign up to play in the March MSF tournament to be held in Austin on March 17 and 18. Practice will be held 3-6 p.m. on Sunday afternoons beginning Jan. 7. Specific times to be determined  following registration on Friday, Jan.  5. Cost is $50 per player.

Students in third to sixth grade, sign up for volleyball camp by Jan. 3, 2018. Camp will be at Ellis Middle School gyms from 6:15-7:15 p.m. The cost is $35 on Jan. 8, 18, 22, Feb. 12, 22, 26 and March 1.

Flag football: Adults interested in playing flag football this winter on Sunday nights, the team entry deadline is Dec. 22. Games will be played in the Wescott Field Dome at 6 and 7 p.m. starting Jan. 7 for eight weeks (no games on Super Bowl Sunday).

Your team entry fee is $477 and must have seven players listed on your roster when you register.

You must be 18 years of age.  For more information contact Riley Donovan at 1-507-396-5027 at the Park & Recreation Office.

Sign up for our Youth Archery League on Wednesday or Thursday evenings beginning Jan 3 or 4. Archery league is held in the 4-H building at the fairgrounds from 6-7:30 p.m. for 11 weeks.  The cost is $60 per person for ages 9 to 18.  Equipment is available if you do not have your own.

Riverside Arena

Riverside Figure Skate Club: Sunday’s from 1-5 p.m.

Adult Open Hockey:  Wednesday’s from 6:30-8 p.m.

Packer Arena

Public skate: 4-7 p.m. Wednesday; 12:30-1:45 p.m. Friday; 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 25; 2:45-4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 26.

Stick time: 4:30-6 p.m., Nov. 29.

Curling league: Currently running through six-week schedule.