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Community Sports

  • Lacrosse camp starts Aug. 4
    The Carbon Valley Parks and Recreation Department will offer a week-long lacrosse camp starting Aug. 4 in Hart Park in Firestone. Equipment will be provided. The camp will teach drills and games to beginners who want to learn the sport or to intermediate-level players who want to perfect their skills. Sessions run from 9 a.m. to noon. The cost is $99 for residents and $109 for nonresidents. Call 303-833-3660 with questions.
  • CSM baseball camp Aug. 30
    The Colorado School of Mines baseball program will host a pair of prospect camps at Jim Darden Field in Golden. The sessions are designed for high school sophomores (class of 2017) and juniors (class of 2016) Aug. 30 and for high school seniors (class of 2015). Camps run from 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m., and the cost is $120. Camps will consist of running, throwing from positions, bullpens, live at-bats and batting practice.  Registration deadline is Aug. 18. Email jgoodale@mines.edu with questions.
  • Full Moon 5K coming Sept. 6
    Registration for the Full Moon 5K for Colon Cancer is underway. The event is set for Sept. 6 at McIntosh Lake in Longmont. There are several ways to help raise money for colon cancer research. The fee for the sleep in for the cure is $20. Race fees are set at $20 for those 16 and older; $15 for those 15 and under; and $15 for teams. Visit www.full-moon5k.com for details.  
  • Pee wee football/cheerleader registration at CV rec center
    Registration is ongoing for this fall's pee wee flag football program at the Carbon Valley Recreation Center. Registration for the center's cheerleading program continues until July 19. Call 303-833-3660 with questions.  
  • Public meetings slated to get resident feedback on CV Park & Recreation District master plan
    FREDERICK — The Carbon Valley Park and Recreation District is conducting a master plan project and wants input from all community residents, business owners, sports groups and other interests.  The district will host four public meetings. They will be:
  • Five Star Volleyball clinic July 17
            Five Star Volleyball Club will host a one-day clinic at Thornton High School, 9351 Washington St., July 17. Sessions run from 9 to 11:30 a.m. and from noon to 3 p.m.
  • Firecracker 5K set for July 4
    Registration is on for the Carbon Valley Firecracker 5K. It starts at 8 a.m., July 4, at Clem Dufour Park in Firestone. Sign up at the Carbon Valley Recreation Center, 710 fifth St., or online at www.recdistrict.com. Race-day registration is available from 7 to 7:30 a.m. Pick up race packets from July 1 to July 3 at the recreation center. The fee is $25 for residents and $30 for nonresidents. It increases $5 the day of the race. Call 303-833-3660 with questions.
  • Five area youngsters move on in the Rockies Skills Challenge
    FIRESTONE — After an afternoon of running, throwing and hitting, five area youngsters qualified for the sectional round of the Colorado Rockies Skills Challenge.   Carbon Valley’s challenge was at Firestone Sports Park June 17.
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  • Rockies Skills Challenge is June 17
    This year's Rockies Skills Challenge will be at the Firestone Sports Complex starting at 4 p.m., June 17. It's a free event for boys and girls 6 to 13 and involves, throwing, running and hitting. The top participant in each age division and gender compete in the sectional round against other local winners for the chance to compete in the state meet later this summer. Call 303-833-3660 with questions.