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Sign up for city league b-ball

Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Both girls and boys high school city league teams can register now.

It is time to register for Lake Oswego Parks and Recreation City League High School Basketball for girls and boys. Now is the time for LO hoopsters to come together to battle it out for a chance to play on Championship Saturday. Interested in putting a team together? There is a new team registration format; individuals are not placed on teams. Managers must register first to set up a team. Register at loparks.org or stop by the Parks and Recreation Department, 4101 Kruse Way. Players need to know manager’s name and division name to register.

There are three divisions: High School Boys grades ninth and 10th, High School Boys grades 11th and 12th and High School Girls grades ninth-12th. Registration will open Oct. 15. The registration and payment deadline is Nov. 5. Mandatory all team manager/adult supervisor meetings are scheduled from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 15 or from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Oct. 21. Fee is $55 per player.

Get active!

Free Line Dance Try-It-Out — Here’s your opportunity to check out the line dance program with instructor Holli Wronski. All abilities welcome; no partner necessary. Pre-registration encouraged but drop-ins are welcome, too. Ages 14-plus, 6 to 7 p.m. Oct. 17. Free.

Ross Island Kayak Tour — Go paddling in your backyard! Leave from the boat house dock along the Eastside Esplanade near SE Water and Clay and explore the backwaters of the Willamette River between Ross Island and Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge. For information go to loparks.org. Class meets at Alder Creek Portland Boathouse, 1515 SE Water St. Portland, OR 97214. Choose optional pricing depending on age. Ages 10 to 15, $25. Ages 16+, $35. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 19.

Kids get creative

Preschool Art Hour — Preschoolers have fun letting their imagination run wild and exploring the messy world of art. Use a variety of media with stories and song to make art and new friends. Parent participation required. Ages 2 to 6, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Oct. 18, $43; additional sibling $29.

Mixed Media for Kids — Give students a wide variety of art making experiences. Use an assortment of media including watercolor, acrylics, charcoal, pastels, collage and ordinary objects that can be transformed into creative works of art. Ages 7 to 12, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Oct. 18, $46; additional sibling $38.

Fused Jewelry — No experience necessary for this class where you create your own beautiful fused glass jewelry. Play with various colors and shapes of glass, as well as the ever popular dichroic glass. All materials provided. Ages 16-plus, 2 to 4 p.m. Oct. 18, $50.

Registration Information

Pre-registration is required for nearly all Parks & Recreation classes and activities. Class information is in the Parks & Recreation Activities Guide and online at loparks.org. You may register by Internet, mail, drop-off during business hours at Lake Oswego Parks & Recreation, West End Building, 4101 Kruse Way, LO, 97035; or fax 503-697-6579; phone 503-675-2549. Nonresidents generally pay more than fees shown. Scholarships are also available for Lake Oswego residents. For more information, visit loparks.org.

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