Sports Briefs for May 26: Craig Pool Complex to open Tuesday
The Craig Pool Complex, 605 Washington St., will officially open for the summer season at 1 p.m. Tuesday.
Summer hours include lap swimming from noon to 1 p.m. every day and 5:30 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday; regular swimming from 1 to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday and 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; with family hours from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday.
The wave pool facilities will be temporarily unavailable as they undergo maintenance.
Regular admission prices are $4 for adults, $3.25 for 12- to 17-year-olds and $3 for 4- to 11-year-olds. Annual passes are $80 for adults, $65 for students, and $60 for children ages 4 to 11, with family passes $200 for four members and $25 for each additional member.
Family time prices are $2.50 for everyone. Seniors 55 and older are always free and children 3 and under are free with a paid adult.
Parks & Recreation to host British soccer camp
Craig Parks & Recreation will host a British soccer camp during the summer for children ages 3 to 16. The camp is offered by Challenger Sports, an institution which sends international experts across the country to teach game skills and sportsmanship. Running from July 9 to 13, the camp will be set up at Woodbury Sports Complex, 350 Mack Lane. Introductory program levels include the $78 First Kicks class for 3-year-olds from 9 to 10 a.m. and Mini Soccer for 4- to 5-year-olds from 10:30 a.m. to noon for $93. Ages 6 to 16 can participate in Half Day from 9 a.m. to noon for $115, as well as the additional afternoon session Golden Goal Camp from 1 to 3 p.m. for $43. Registration is available online at challengersports.com. Participants can register the day of the event but there is a $10 late fee for entries received fewer than 10 days before the camp begins. For more information, call 826-2004.
Regional soccer tournament scheduled for June 8
The fourth annual Emily Johnson Play it Forward 3v3 Soccer Tournament runs June 8 to 10 at Gates Soccer Park on the Spring Valley Campus of Colorado Mountain College in Glenwood Springs.
The tournament — open to all interested male and female athletes on the Western Slope — honors Emily Johnson, a Coal Ridge High School student and star soccer player who was killed in an ATV accident in 2008.
The weekend begins with the Emily Johnson Play it Forward All Star Exhibition Game, featuring the All League Western Slope Conference 3A and 4A high school players, boys playing at 5 p.m., and girls at 7 p.m.
The two-day tournament begins at 8 a.m. June 9 and continues through June 10 for boys and girls teams — split into age brackets under 8 and under 18 — as well as co-ed adult teams in both recreational and competitive divisions.
Teams can register EmilyJohnsonPlayitForward.org. Cost is $150 per team, which guarantees at least three games, a goody bag and tournament T-shirt. The event will also include a silent auction and refreshments provided.
For more information, contact organizers at firstname.lastname@example.org.