July 3, 2012
Issaquah Alps Trail Club
July 4, 10 a.m. — Issaquah Alps Dog Hike, easy. Dogs welcome. Bring leash, water, scoop supplies. Leader’s choice, bring water/baggies and leash; three to five miles, 400- to 800-foot elevation gain; not difficult for occasional hikers. Call Jean Lanz at 206-322-0990.
July 7, 10 a.m. — Talapus and Ollalie Lakes Hike, Moderate. North from Interstate 90 exit 45. Bring a National Forest Pass. Seven miles, 1,500-foot elevation gain. Usually not difficult for regular hikers. Call Doug Simpson at 823-0747.
July 8, 9 a.m. — Chasing the Snow, Segment 6 Hike, strenuous. Help chase the snow away along the Mountains to Sound Greenway. Travel from the McClellan Butte Trailhead along John Wayne Pioneer Trail through the Snoqualmie tunnel to Hyak. This is a long hike. To participate, hikers should have in the past few months taken a hike of at least 7 miles. There will be a car shuttle. Bring a working flash light. Relax afterward at a cafe or pizza shop. Bring a Discover Pass and a National Forest Pass. 11.4 miles, 1,000-foot elevation gain. Only for experienced hikers in good physical condition. Call George Potter at 516-5200.
Cougar Mountain Trail Run
The third installment of the SCOTT Cougar Mountain Trail Run Series is July 7. Register online at www.nwtrailruns.com; $35 until midnight July 5, $45 day of the event.
Open Gym Volleyball; Ages 16+
community center courts 1, 2 and 3.
Mondays 6-9 p.m.
Open Gym Basketball; ages 16+
community center courts 1, 2 and 3. Tuesdays 6-9 p.m.
Noon Time Hoops; ages 16+
community center courts 1, 2 and 3. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, noon to 2 p.m.
40+ Noon Time Hoops; ages 40+
community center court 2. Tuesdays and Thursdays from noon to 2 p.m.
Coed league — Issaquah Parks coed league for ages 18 and older is registering teams for its summer league. Call 837-3341.
Registration for Issaquah Soccer Club’s Recreation Teams U6-U18 is ongoing, www.issaquahsoccerclub.org
The Spartan Baseball Club will host open tryouts for the 2012-2013 season from 6-8 p.m. July 25 at Skyline High School turf fields; 6-8 p.m. Aug. 1 at Beaver Lake Park ball fields; noon to 6 p.m. Aug. 5 at Beaver Lake Park ball fields; and 6-8 p.m. Aug. 6 at Beaver Lake Park ball fields. The tryouts, open for 8U-12U, typically last two hours. Evaluators are primarily comprised of coaches and assistant coaches from other age teams. In order to maximize fairness and player focus, Spartan Baseball Club asks that parents drop their kids off and leave after registration. Register online at www.spartanbaseballclub.org. Learn more by emailing Art Zaske at firstname.lastname@example.org.