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July 2 sports briefs


Swim lessons start anew at aquatic center

The Chehalem Aquatic Center is accepting registration for the next session of summer swim lessons, which will begin July 7. All age groups and skill levels are available from parent and tots through Level 6; from age 12 months through adult.by: GARY ALLEN - Plenty of pool action - Tyler Bell (above) and the Chehalem Water Polo's 18-U boys team went 3-1 in the club's annual summer tournament last weekend at the aquatic center, beating Rain City, Blue Crush and Puget Sound and losing to Willamette Valley Water Polo. The club didn't field an 18-U girls team, but the 16-U team posted a record of 1-3 with a 7-6 win over Rain City. Most lessons are 30 minutes each. Three different packages are available: Regular group (six children per class) small group (three children per class) and private lessons, all of which run Monday through Friday for one or two weeks. Pre-registration is required and can be done in person at the aquatic center, by calling 503-537-2909 or visiting www.cprdnewberg.org.

Newberg Kiwanis Club annual golf tourney

The eight annual Newberg Kiwanis Servpro golf scramble was held June 25 as 24 teams participated from the tri-county area.

First place was a team from Lewis Audio that included players included Dennis Lewis, Terry Paskett, Aaron Pursor and Ted Cunningham. Second place went to Diesel Dogs and third place winner was wrapped up by the Kahneeta Root Diggers.

The local Kiwanis club grossed approximately $25,000 on the event to fund local high school scholarships, the Mount Hood Kiwanis Camp for individuals with special needs and the Newberg Relief Nursery.

This year’s tournament was the biggest yet with more than 50 local sponsorships and donations for raffles resulting in a collective value of $2,500 in prizes.

Junior swim instructor course offered

A Junior Swim Instructor course is being offered from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. July 7-11 at the Chehalem Aquatic Center. The purpose is to provide training for boys and girls age 11 to 15 years who wish to assist WSI-certified instructors teaching swim lessons. The course includes instruction on clerical, instructional, maintenance and supervisory duties of the junior instructor. Candidates must be able to swim at level 5 standards and they will have an opportunity to assist with the center’s summer swim lesson program. Cost is $65 and registration is required. To register, call 503-537-2909, visit www.cprdnewberg.org or stop by the aquatic center in person.