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Fall recreation programs in West Linn are underway

Its not too late to sign up


by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Sign your children up for  Mini Hoopers Basketball or Middle School Basketball programs.

Fall program registration through the West Linn Parks and Recreation Department is currently underway with room still remaining in the popular Mini Hoopers Basketball program.

Don’t miss this opportunity for your first-, second- or third-grader to play in this recreational basketball program during the months of November and December. Third graders will play through February. Register at the West Linn Parks and Recreation office or download the forms from the website.

Registration deadline for the Middle School Basketball is Friday, Oct. 11. This program is available to all interested players in sixth through eighth grades who live within the West Linn/Wilsonville School District boundary. The program provides a positive sports environment for players and the basic skills needed to play basketball. The recreation basketball season runs November through February. Middle school teams practice midweek with games on Saturdays (possibly mid-week). All practices will be held at local schools while games will be home and away with other communities. Fee is $100.

Preparation is underway for the Haunted Trail. This annual outdoor event is presented in cooperation with the Rotary Club of West Linn. A scene contest is open to individuals and groups in West Linn with prize money awarded to the top three scenes. Contact Terri Jones by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by phone at 503-557-4700 if you are interested in volunteering, sponsoring or participating in the scene contest. The event is held on the trail of Mary S. Young Park, Oct. 25 and 26. Tickets are available now at westlinnoregon.gov/parksrec.

If you need something for your school-age kids to do during the upcoming “no school” day, Oct. 11, you might consider Y Chefs. This class, run by YMCA staff teaches kids simple recipes that are both tasty and fun to create. Y Chefs is held at the Sunset Fire Hall from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at a cost of $43 for in-city residents and $48 for all other registrants.

Pre-registration is recommended for all Parks and Recreation classes and activities. Register online, in person, by mail or email. Register at westlinnoregon.gov/parksrec , West Linn City Hall, 22500 Salamo Road. For further information, call 503-557-4700



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