Craig Sports Briefs for June 12, 2015: Craig Sea Sharks hosting home meet |

Craig Sports Briefs for June 12, 2015: Craig Sea Sharks hosting home meet

Members of the Craig Sea Sharks youth swimming program display the many awards won during the ABC Meet in Craig in 2014. This year's home event takes place June 20 and 21. The team is still looking for more kids to register, available to those over the age of 5.
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The Craig Sea Sharks youth swimming program will host its ABC Meet at 8 a.m. June 20 and 21 at the Craig Pool Complex, 605 Washington St. The meet will bring together multiple teams from across the region and is $10 for local kids to compete.

The Sea Sharks team, who will also swim at Aspen this weekend, are still seeking registration from local swimmers ages 5 and older.

Practices are 7 to 9:30 a.m. each weekday at the Craig Pool Complex. Registration is $130 for the bronze level, which practices twice weekly; $180 for silver, three times per week; or $230 for the gold group, which swims at least four times per week.

Sea Sharks will also be attending events in Grand Junction and Montrose, as well as the state meet in Fort Morgan.

For more information about registration, visit the Sea Sharks Facebook page or call Melany Neton at 970-629-5781.

Yampa Valley Golf Course hosting PGA Academy for kids

Registration is still available for Yampa Valley Golf Course’s Junior Golf PGA Sports Academy, running each Tuesday for the following several weeks.

The course is open to young golfers of all skill levels from ages 6 to 17. Sessions will begin at 9 a.m. for ages 6 to 8; 10:30 a.m. for ages 9, 10 and 11; and noon for ages 12 and older.

Players will learn all aspects of the sport based on a PGA-approved curriculum. The classes end with the Soda Pop Open July 14, complete with a barbecue and prizes.

Registration is $75 for the program’s classes, gift bag and end-of-season festivities. YVGC can provide equipment for participants if needed.

For more information, call 970-824-FORE (3673) or email course pro Bob Mueller at

British Soccer Camp coming to Craig

Registration is open for Challenger Sports British Soccer Camp, available to youth athletes of all ages looking to improve their skills from a program that works with kids across the United States and Canada.

The camp takes place July 6 to 10 at Woodbury Sports Complex. Programs include First Kicks, Mini Soccer, Half Day and the extra seminar Golden Goal Camp, an add-on to those who sign up for Half Day.

Program — Age(s), time, cost

First Kicks — 3, 11 a.m. to noon, $86

Mini Soccer — 4 to 5, 10:30 a.m. to noon, $102

Half Day — 6 to 16, 9 a.m. to noon, $129

Golden Goal Camp — 8 to 16, 1 to 3 p.m., $48

Registration is available at, with a June 26 deadline. Parents also can register the day of the event with a $10 late fee.

For more information, call 970-826-2006.

Summer Cheer Camp begins in July

Registration is open for Summer Cheer Camp, a program for girls in first- through sixth-grade to learn more about the sport of cheerleading.

Sessions will be available twice weekly starting July 20 as participants learn hip-hop choreography routines and cheering chants, which they will employ during the Doak Walker football games and the Moffat County High School Homecoming halftime show in the fall.

Cheerleaders will also learn responsibility, make friends and, most importantly, have fun.

The cost is $60, and the deadline to register at Craig Parks & Recreation, 300 W. Fourth St., is July 15. Late entries may be accepted but will include a $10 fee.

For more information, call 970-826-2029.

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