Craig Sports Briefs for Nov. 22, 2013: Puck Ewes have slow start to season |

Craig Sports Briefs for Nov. 22, 2013: Puck Ewes have slow start to season

After sitting out a year, the Craig Puck Ewes have returned to the ice for the 2013-14 season in the Women’s Association of Colorado Hockey.

The Puck Ewes have played five games so far and jumped out to a 1-4 record in the Women’s Association of Colorado Hockey Mountain division. They have three more to play in 2013, before breaking over the winter holidays and resuming play in January.

Most recently, the team lost at the Glenwood Springs Ice Queens Sunday 7-0. It was their second loss to the Ice Queens this season, to go along with two losses to the Steamboat Bobcats and win over the Steamboat Storm.

The Ewes play at the storm again Friday, followed by a home game against the Vail Twin Peaks Saturday at the Moffat County Ice Arena.

Winter water aerobics offered at high school

Registration for water aerobics during the winter is now open through Craig Parks and Recreation.

Water aerobics offer a low-resistance method of exercise and can improve fitness and flexibility. The classes, held at Moffat County High School will be from 7 to 8 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays.

Classes run through Jan. 15 and will not occur the week of Thanksgiving or winter break. To sign up for the session costs $45, or those interested can attend individual classes for $4. For more information, contact Craig Parks and Recreation at 970-826-2017.

Open gym basketball at CMS underway

Craig Parks and Recreation hosts open gym basketball over the winter at Craig Middle School.

Pick-up games and shoot arounds are from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. They run through Feb. 13, 2014. Anyone 15 years and older is welcome to attend. Those interested can purchase a punch pass, or can pay a gym fee of $2.50 to supervisors each night they attend.

For more information, contact Parks and Rec at 970-826-2004.

Lifeguard training coming up over winter break

Teens or adults looking to be lifeguards over the summer at the pool, or during water events during the school year, can get certified this winter break through Craig Parks and Recreation.

Those interested must be at least 15 years old, and must pass a swim test before the course. The swim test will be Dec. 10 from 7 to 8 p.m., and the lifeguard classes will begin over the school district’s winter break.

Registration will close Dec. 10, once the swim test date passes. The fee is $125. For more information, contact Parks and Rec at 970-826-2017.

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