Sports Update 06-15-11

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Pool to host Hawaiian Night

Piñon Park Pool will host Hawaiian Night tonight.
The pool will be open to the general public until 10 p.m. Price for participation is $4 for non-pool members or $2 with any food purchase.
The event will feature an inflatable pool slide. Kenny’s BBQ will be in the pool’s between 5:30-9 p.m. and root beer floats will be sold inside the pool area.

Splash N Dash season opens June 29

The first Splash N Dash of the season will take place June 29 starting at the Larry R. Walkup Aquatic Center.
The Splash N Dash, a free event, is open to the public and is geared toward those training for the Los Alamos Triathlon. Registration for the event is limited to 75 participants.
Interested participants may sign up at the aquatic center on the day of the event starting at 6:20 p.m. Participants may choose a 400-yard swim and 5K run or a 200-yard swim and 3K run.
For more information, visit www.triatomics.org/splashndash.

Gymnastics class continues throughout the summer

High Flyers Gymnastics is offering weekly summer courses at the YMCA gymnasium.
High Flyers classes will meet Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Classes are designed for boys and girls ages 3-14.
Instruction will be given on basic tumbling skills. Strength, flexibility and balance will be emphasized.
For more information, call 500-5699 or visit www.lahighflyers.com.

Sullivan Field closed for summer

Los Alamos Public Schools announced that Sullivan Field and the running track are closed for the summer.
The closure of Sullivan Field is for crews to install a new artificial playing surface.
Those with questions should call the LAHS athletic office at 663-2531.

Butterfly Run is Sunday

The Pueblo of Pojoaque Wellness Center will host its 13th annual Butterfly Run June 19.
The Butterfly Run, which includes a 10K race, 5K race and 1-mile fitness walk, starts at 7 a.m.
For more information, call the PPWC at 455-9355 or visit www.pojoaquewellness.com.

Tour de LA registration open online

The Roadrunners Cycling Club will host the 38th annual Tour de Los Alamos June 19.
The Tour de Los Alamos is a road cycling race for men, women and juniors. The race consists of several distance categories for cyclists of different abilities.
Price for participation is $25 prior to the day of the race, $45 on race day. All cyclists must have a USA Cycling license and an approved helmet.
For more information, visit tourdelosalamos.org.

Firecracker 5K is July 4

The Family YMCA of Los Alamos is accepting registrations for its Firecracker 5K Fun Run.
The Firecracker 5K is scheduled for July 4. Race time is 8 a.m.
The race is for runners of all ages.
For more information, call the YMCA at 662-3100.