Craig Sports Briefs for Nov. 27, 2015: Work off holiday feast at Hayden’s Turkey Trot | CraigDailyPress.com

Craig Sports Briefs for Nov. 27, 2015: Work off holiday feast at Hayden’s Turkey Trot

The 5K Turkey Trot Run/Walk and One-Mile Fun Run in Hayden will give people a chance to work off their Thanksgiving feast and help raise money for a good cause. The race takes place at 10 a.m. Saturday at Hayden's Dry Creek Park, 513 Poplar St., and promises to take place in "rain, snow, sleet or shine."

The cost is a donation to the Hayden Valley Elementary Health & Wellness Team. There will be prizes for the top three 5K finishers, as well as for kids who are able to snatch a feather from the turkeys in the Fun Run portion. Drawings will also take place, and refreshments such as hot cider will be available.

Runners are encouraged to bring their own water bottles.

For more information, call Hayden Valley Elementary SchoolHayden Valley Elementary School at 970-276-3756. at 970-276-3756.

Hayden Valley Elementary School at 970-276-3756.

Shoot hoops at open gym

Craig Parks & RecreationCraig Parks & Recreation is hosting open gym basketball and pickup games for ages 15 and older from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at is hosting open gym basketball and pickup games for ages 15 and older from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Craig Middle SchoolCraig Middle School, 915 Yampa Ave, running through February., 915 Yampa Ave, running through February.

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Craig Parks & Recreation is hosting open gym basketball and pickup games for ages 15 and older from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Craig Middle School, 915 Yampa Ave, running through February.

The cost is $2.50 per person at the door, with punch cards available.

For more information, call 970-826-2004.

Hockey league seeks players

Adult co-ed drop-in games are available at 8:30 p.m. Thursdays and at 7:15 p.m. Sundays at the Moffat County Ice Arena at Loudy-Simpson Park, 600 S. Ranney St.

Rates are $10 per game or $240 for the season, and all ability levels are welcome.

The arena schedule and rates for skating, hockey, curling and other activities are available at https://www.colorado.gov/moffatcountyhttps://www.colorado.gov/moffatcounty..

https://www.colorado.gov/moffatcounty.

For more information, call Wade Gerber at 970-629-2305.

Craig Youth Hockey signups available

Craig Youth Hockey AssociationCraig Youth Hockey Association is looking to fill its rosters for upcoming seasons with new and returning talent. CYHA is offering discounts to families signing players up for the first time. The registration fee for any of the teams — Squirts, Peewees, Bantams, Midgets — will be 50 percent off for new players. is looking to fill its rosters for upcoming seasons with new and returning talent. CYHA is offering discounts to families signing players up for the first time. The registration fee for any of the teams — Squirts, Peewees, Bantams, Midgets — will be 50 percent off for new players.

Craig Youth Hockey Association is looking to fill its rosters for upcoming seasons with new and returning talent. CYHA is offering discounts to families signing players up for the first time. The registration fee for any of the teams — Squirts, Peewees, Bantams, Midgets — will be 50 percent off for new players.

Additionally, families already involved in the organization who refer new athletes will receive their own discount of $100 off for bringing a new member to the Midget team, $75 for Bantams, $60 for Peewees and $50 for Squirts.

Age is determined by birth year: 10U Squirts were born in 2005 and 2006, 12U Peewees 2003 and 2004, 14U Bantams 2001 and 2002 and 18U Midgets 1997 to 2000.

Registration will continue through Dec. 1.

The early program Mites — born 2007 to 2009 — also offers a five-week session from Jan. 4 to Feb. 4. New players receive 10 percent off registration.

For more information on CYHA, call Charity Neal at 970-756-2826.

Parks & Rec training lifeguards in December

Craig Parks & Recreation will offer Red Cross lifeguard training for ages 15 and older during Winter Break.

The cost is $125, and participants must pass a pre-course swim test held from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Moffat County High SchoolMoffat County High School pool, 900 Finley Lane, on Dec. 8, which is also the registration deadline. pool, 900 Finley Lane, on Dec. 8, which is also the registration deadline.

Moffat County High School pool, 900 Finley Lane, on Dec. 8, which is also the registration deadline.

Class size is limited, and early registration is encouraged.

For more information, call 970-826-2017.

Parks & Rec aiming to start dodgeball games

Craig Parks & Recreation is organizing a co-ed dodgeball league. Team requirements are ages 15 and older, groups of six to 10 with at least two female players.

The cost is $20 per person, and games will take place Wednesday nights at Craig Middle School starting in January.

The deadline is Dec. 16.

For more information, call 970-826-2004.

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