Topic: Sports

Girls Basketball League

Written on December 30, 2021 at 2:17 pm, by

It is time to reg­is­ter for Island Rec Girls Bas­ket­ball Leagues, open to all kids in grades 2 through 8. The focus of this league is devel­op­ment and improve­ment of indi­vid­ual and team skills. Pre­vi­ous bas­ket­ball expe­ri­ence is not required.  All games are played on Island, Sun­days in Turn­bull Gym. Girl’s bas­ket­ball prac­tices begin the  Con­tin­ue Reading

7th Annual Resolution Run and Salish Splash!

Written on December 26, 2021 at 9:24 pm, by

Island Rec invites you to take part in the 7th Annu­al Res­o­lu­tion Run 5k sched­uled for a 10:00 am start on Jan­u­ary 1, 2022.  This is a fam­i­ly and dog friend­ly fun run that trav­els up from Jack­son Beach onto Pear Point Rd, left on Argyle, right on Mullis, right onto Spring, right onto Argyle,  Con­tin­ue Reading

Island Rec – Girls and Boys Basketball Leagues

Written on October 23, 2021 at 10:50 am, by

It is time to reg­is­ter for Island Rec Girls and Boys Bas­ket­ball Leagues, open to all kids in grades 2 through 8! The focus of this league is devel­op­ment and improve­ment of indi­vid­ual and team skills. Pre­vi­ous bas­ket­ball expe­ri­ence is not required.  All games are played on Island, Sun­days in Turn­bull Gym.  Boy’s bas­ket­ball: Reg­is­ter by  Con­tin­ue Reading

After-school Sailing Club and Race Team to start Tuesday Sept. 21st

Written on September 11, 2021 at 9:10 am, by

Sail­ing Club will be back on the water at Jack­son Beach soon! Mid­­dle- and high-school stu­dents with and with­out sail­ing expe­ri­ence are invit­ed to come sail one- and two-per­­son sail­boats on Grif­fin Bay. The SJI Sail­ing Foun­da­tion will be launch­ing two new RS Fevas – super fun to sail two-hand­ed boats — the first boats with  Con­tin­ue Reading

County’s COVID Vaccine Clinics On San Juan Postponed

Written on February 19, 2021 at 6:30 am, by

From San Juan Coun­ty Due to east coast weath­er delay­ing vac­cine ship­ments, San Juan Island vac­cine clin­ics on Thurs­day, Feb. 18 and Fri­day, Feb. 19 are post­poned. These are in addi­tion to the post­poned Orcas Island clin­ic from Wednes­day, Feb. 17. Those who have reg­is­tered for these clin­ics will be noti­fied by email as soon as  Con­tin­ue Reading

FANS Donates $4K To Island Rec

Written on January 12, 2021 at 4:30 am, by

From FANS Fam­i­lies And Neigh­bors Sup­port (FANS) Island Rec donat­ed $4,000 to Island Rec this Decem­ber, thanks to the very gen­er­ous and ded­i­cat­ed indi­vid­u­als and busi­ness­es that donat­ed to FANS this past year. Thank you to all who have donat­ed, and we wish you a won­der­ful 2021.

BooBoo Hosts Island Rec Online Fitness Class

Written on January 7, 2021 at 5:30 am, by

From Island Rec Here is a new Zoom fit­ness class to kick off the New Year! Join Boo­Boo James for the class “Fan­tas­tic Full Body Fusion” from 5:30–6:15 p.m., Tues­days and Thurs­days, from Jan. 12-Feb. 11.  This is a total body work­out, no equip­ment nec­es­sary, except for some­times a broom. This class is for ages 14 and  Con­tin­ue Reading

How To Play Youth Sports During COVID

Written on November 12, 2020 at 5:00 am, by

By San Juan Coun­ty As any­one who has inter­act­ed with island kids of late can tell you, COVID-19 is tak­ing a toll on the men­tal and phys­i­cal health of our chil­dren. While that’s true for all of us, many younger islanders are real­ly strug­gling. Oppor­tu­ni­ties for our youth to engage in phys­i­cal activ­i­ties can be  Con­tin­ue Reading

Youth Basketball With Island Rec

Written on October 25, 2020 at 5:00 am, by

By Island Rec Check out the fol­low­ing bas­ket­ball options for kids. Youth Bas­ket­ball Camp The focus of this league is devel­op­ment and improve­ment of indi­vid­ual and team skills. Think skills, drills and scrim­mages. Pre­vi­ous team expe­ri­ence is not required. Par­tic­i­pants prac­tice once per week begin­ning the week of Nov. 2. Vol­un­teer coach­es and ref­er­ees are need­ed! Prac­tice  Con­tin­ue Reading

New Boats for FH Sailing

Written on September 24, 2020 at 11:34 am, by

After-school sail­ing club launch­es with 20 stu­dents, 4 new boats, thanks to gen­er­ous dona­tions Twen­ty stu­dents from San Juan, Lopez and Orcas Islands glo­ry in the sun, the wind, and the sea on Grif­fin Bay twice a week with the Sail­ing Club at Jack­son Beach. Because dis­tanc­ing occurs nat­u­ral­ly between sailors in sin­­gle-hand­ed sail­boats, this  Con­tin­ue Reading

Sailing Club Offers Students Outdoor Sport Opportunity

Written on August 23, 2020 at 12:16 pm, by

Tired of vir­tu­al­ly liv­ing? After-school sail­ing club gets stu­dents out in the sun and wind… Most after-school ath­let­ic pro­grams and clubs have been can­celled, due to the chal­lenges of social dis­tanc­ing. But dis­tanc­ing hap­pens nat­u­ral­ly when sail­ing, and just-for-fun sail­ing is a great life­time endeav­or that can open all sorts of doors — careers, friend­ships, trav­el oppor­tu­ni­ties.  Con­tin­ue Reading

Zucchini 500 Captured on Film

Written on August 17, 2020 at 5:05 am, by

Are you still feel­ing an emp­ty place where the Zuc­chi­ni 500 race used to be? Do you have an itch that only watch­ing Zuc­chi­ni rac­ers SQUASH their com­pe­ti­tion can relieve? Relive the past glo­ry of the Zuc­chi­ni 500 race in a series of short films pro­duced and direct­ed by the Zuc­chi­ni Queen her­self Lyn­nette Cabr­era.  Con­tin­ue Reading

Island Rec – 43rd Annual 8.8K Loop Run

Written on July 10, 2020 at 8:40 am, by

43 years run­ning! Be part of this Island tra­di­tion – vir­tu­al­ly for 2020 (you still have to go all 8.8k, your com­put­er can’t do that part for you!). This race can be com­plet­ed any time between August 9–15, 2020. Any Course (even your tread­mill) con­sist­ing of 8.8k! Par­tic­i­pants will send com­plet­ed race times, and dis­tances  Con­tin­ue Reading

Virtual Hoop Camp

Written on July 4, 2020 at 5:32 am, by

Skag­it Val­ley Col­lege Con­tin­u­ing and Com­mu­ni­ty Edu­ca­tion to offer vir­tu­al Hoop Camp for youth This sum­mer, area youth can improve their bas­ket­ball fun­da­men­tals and skills with vir­tu­al Hoop Camps taught via Zoom by Skag­it Val­ley Col­lege Men’s Bas­ket­ball Head Coach, Carl How­ell. The camp will be offered via Zoom on July 21 and 22 from noon  Con­tin­ue Reading

Canine Champion Donates Winnings to APS-FH Pet Food Pantry Program

Written on June 24, 2020 at 8:03 am, by

“Canaan,” a Fri­day Har­bor local, is Bob Anderson’s cham­pi­on agili­ty dog. Canaan has been in approx­i­mate­ly 120 agili­ty tri­als and 1500 indi­vid­ual agili­ty runs. He has come in 1st place over 400 times and placed 2nd or 3rd in as many events. Canaan is seen in the pho­to at right with only a frac­tion of  Con­tin­ue Reading

July 50 Mile Challenge

Written on June 19, 2020 at 8:11 am, by

Island Rec and Peace Health want you to walk or run 50 Miles in July! Get out­side and enjoy Sum­mer! This is a great way to also train for the Fri­day Har­bor 8.8K Run. You can track your dis­tance using your smart­phone or watch, using many avail­able apps such as Stra­va, Map My Fit­ness, Fit­Bit,  Con­tin­ue Reading