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Pemberton Youth Soccer registration Friday

The Pemberton Youth Soccer League will be holding registration on Friday, Sept. 10 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Community Centre. Players must be registered to play.

This year Pemberton has joined B.C. Soccer, along with Whistler, and kids in the U11 groups and up will be playing in Squamish. The first games are scheduled for Sept. 17 and the season will run through the end of October.

The age groups will be restructured to meet B.C. Soccer standards, with teams from U7 to U18, boys and girls. In addition to the added competition of Whistler and Squamish teams, joining B.C. Soccer means better insurance, clinics for coaches and referees, and access to many tournaments. Val Fowler is the league’s new administrator and can be reached at vaf@telus.net.

More coaches are needed this year. Each team has one practice and one game every week. Contact Val if you’re interested.

Pemberton/Whistler Karate Club holding fall signup

The Pemberton/Whistler Karate Club is holding a fall sign-up for children and adults in both communities. Adult classes take place every Monday and Wednesday from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Signal Hill School in Pemberton and Thursday from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Myrtle Philip Community Centre from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Children’s classes are Monday and Wednesday at Signal Hill, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

The chief instructor for the club is Wim Tewinkel, a fifth degree black belt, and all coaches are NCCP certified. The cost is $45 a month for adults, $35 for children, and your first lesson is free.

EVENTS

What: Strut Your Stuff!

Where: Whistler Secondary School

When: Saturday, Sept. 11, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Sports and recreation associations, community groups meet under one roof to share information with the public, show off what they have to offer, and sign up kids for the coming year. To book a table for your group contact Sheila or Julia at 604-905-9393.

What: Samurai of Singletrack

Where: Still secret.

When: Saturday, Sept. 11

This race is sold out, and there’s even a waiting list for volunteers. Still, you can come out and cheer on the field of 100 riders as they take on some of the most challenging singletrack trails Whistler has to offer. More information will be posted in the coming weeks.

What: Women’s Hockey League Draft

Where: Meadow Park Arena

When: Tuesday, Sept. 14, 8:15 p.m.

Looking to play women’s hockey this year? The league is holding its annual draft night on Sept. 14, giving newcomers to the area a chance to show the teams what they can do. Bring a $10 drop-in fee, and come dressed in full gear. Must be 19 or older.

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