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SARC sets annual closure, announces new rates

The Sequim Aquatic Recreation Center is closed Sept. 6-19 for scheduled annual maintenance.

This year's maintenance includes a laundry list of items, from refurbishing the racquetball court floors to installing new drain covers, repainting the bottom of the small pool, re-grouting tile in the pool area and more.

SARC reopens at 5:45 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 20.

Since the facility will not be open for most of the month, there will not be any fitness classes offered. The center is offering fitness classes again in October with a new lower price. Beginning Oct. 1, all one-hour water and land fitness classes are $2 per session when an annual or six-month passholder signs up for the month. Class drop-in fee is $4.

For more information, call 683-3344.



Golfers qualify in $500,000 challenge

Six more golfers have qualified for the $500,000 hole-in-one challenge sponsored by 7 Cedars Casino, MV Coho, Elwha River Casino and First Federal.

Golfers qualifying Aug. 20-21 are Allan Stewart, Steven Loerlein, Gary Thorne, Dominick Debari, Jeff Avellak and Jeff Anderson. Prizes are awarded each day to the three closest-to-the-pin shots at each course.

The final event is a 150-yard shot set up on hole No. 18 at Peninsula Golf Club on Sept. 10. Each player in the finals receives a prize with additional prizes being presented to the three closest-to-the-pin shots.

If there is a hole-in-one, the winner receives $500,000 in a 40-year annuity and if there is a second hole-in-one, that golfer receives a car from Wilder Auto Center.

For more information, call Russ Veenema at the Port Angeles Regional Chamber of Commerce, 452-2363, ext. 13.



Gymnast group accepting registrations

Klahhane Gymnastics is accepting registration for fall gymnastics classes.

Classes begin Sept. 7.

Instruction is available weekdays and Saturdays for girls and boys ages 2 through high school at all skill levels, from preschool and recreational classes through USA Gymnastics Level 7 competitive teams.

The fall schedule, class descriptions, office hours and registration forms are available at www.pa

athletics.com.

For more information on all programs, call 457-5187 Monday through Thursday or visit the facility at 3318 E. Acorn Lane, Port Angeles.



Bike adventure set for Sept. 26

The annual Olympic Bike Adventure, a fundraiser for several local civic groups, is Sunday, Sept. 26.

The event includes metric century (100 kilometers), 25-mile and 10-mile family-friendly rides.

Cost is $50 per adult or $25 for youths 12 years old or younger. Cost includes a ride T-shirt, lunch and ride shuttles.

Proceeds benefit the Boys & Girls Club Foundation of the Olympic Peninsula,

Sequim Sunrise Rotary Club and Port Angeles Recreation Department.

For more information or to register, call 417-4557 or see www.olympicbikeadventure.com.

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