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March 12 sports briefs

Jensen selected for Les Schwab Bowl

Newberg offensive lineman Dane Jensen has been selected to participate in the 2014 Les Schwab Bowl high school all-star game June 21 at Hillsboro Stadium. Jensen, who was named Pacific Conference lineman of the year, will play for the south team.

Camelia Run set for April 12

Registration is open for the Chehalem Park and Recreation District’s Camelia Run, which will take place April 12 at the Chehalem Cultural Center. The 10K race will begin at 9 a.m., followed by the 5k run/walk at 9:05. Cost is $25 for all ages if registered by April 7, $30 from April 8-11 and $35 on race day. All runners who register by April 7 will also receive a gift from FitRight NW valued at $10. Prizes will be awarded to the first male and female finishers in each five-year age group in both the 5K and 10K runs. All registrants will receive a potted, one-gallon camellia plant. To register, visit cameliafestivalrun.org.

CPRD offers weight-training classes

The next three-week session of winter weight-training classes at the Chehalem Aquatic and Fitness Center will begin March 18. Classes are held Tuesdays and Thursdays, with classes for women running from 8 to 9 a.m. and 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. The Strong Bones senior class will take place from 9 to 10 a.m. and 10 to 11 a.m. Cost is $40. Pre-registration is required and can be done in person at 1802 Haworth Ave., by phone at 503-537-2909 or online at www.cprdnewberg.org.

Pool offering two spring break programs

The Chehalem Aquatic Center will hold special swim-lesson and lifeguard-training programs over spring break. The swim lesson will be held March 24-28 with 45-minute classes available in the morning and evening. Cost is $35, but early registrants will receive a $5 discount per swimmer. The condensed American Red Cross Lifeguard Training program will meet over two weekends, March 21-23 and March 28-30. Friday classes will be held from 6 to 9 p.m., with Saturday and Sunday classes meeting from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The course focuses on the job of a lifeguard (minimum age is 15 years) in a swimming pool environment; covers training in victim recognition, surveillance, equipment-based rescues, first-aid and CPR/AED. Course pre-requisites will be tested the first day and the class requires perfect attendance. Pre-registration is required for both programs and can be done in person at 1802 Haworth Ave., by phone at 503-537-2909 or online at www.cprdnewberg.org.

Mountain climbing instruction offered by Santiam Alpine Club

The Santiam Alpine Club, an Oregon nonprofit mountaineering club with a mission of teaching safe mountaineering, will host a basic mountain climbing school, open to anyone, beginning April 25.

The school is a prerequisite for persons without other mountaineering training and experience before they may join club climbs. The school also serves as an introduction to the more advanced practice sessions offered by the club later in the season. Classroom sessions will held from 6 to 9 p.m. April 24 and May 1 at Club Sport in Tualatin. Field sessions will be May 3 at Horsethief Butte in Washington for rock climbing and May 4 at Timberline Lodge for snow climbing. The school costs $95 and is open to the first 25 who enroll. Minors must have the signature of a parent or guardian.

Anyone younger than 16 must be accompanied by an adult who is enrolled in the school. For more information, including about other mountain climbing instruction, call climb school coordinator Byron Kellar at 503-522-7386, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit www.santiamalpineclub.org.



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