Race right over to register for middle school track in Lincoln City!
Registration is now open for middle school track and field in Lincoln City. The program is open to students in grades 5 through 8, and youngsters do not need prior experience. Boys and girls will have an opportunity to experience all the traditional track and field events including sprint and distance running, hurdles, shot put, discus, long jump and high jump.
Karl McShane, recreation supervisor for Lincoln City Parks and Rec, and Gail Kimberling, Community Center director, will coach. Volunteers are also need, especially those with experience in throwing and jumping events. “Track and field is for students of all athletic abilities, and it’s a great way to learn new skills and boost confidence,” Kimberling said.
Practices will be held from 3:45 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday on Voris Field at Taft 7-12, beginning the Monday after Spring Break, March 31. The team will travel to several meets, and parents are responsible for transportation to and from meets.
Registration is $40 per student, and scholarships are available. The registration fee includes a Lincoln City Track Club sweatshirt. Race singlets will also be issued to participants, but must be returned.
Register by Friday, March 28 at the Lincoln City Community Center, 2150 NE Oar Place. For more information call 541-996-1233.