Outdoors

  • Updated

(Listings are the same as Sports And Fitness for this week.)


LAMOILLE AND WASHINGTON COUNTIES

Green Mountain Club

Oct. 20 (Oct. 21 rain date): Duxbury Work Hike. Bring lunch and water. Alan Paschell, 223-7044, trails@gmcmontpelier.org.

Oct. 24: Bike Montpelier/Waterbury. Mary Smith, 505-0603; Mary Garcia, 622-0585.

Information, registration: 244-7037, gmc@greenmountainclub.org.


STOWE

Shop Group Mountain Bike Rides

Sunday: 5 to 6 p.m. Meet at Mountain Ops Bike Shop, 4081 Mountain Road. 253-4531, mountainopsvt.com. Tad Davis, 851-3052, letsgetoutdoors.com.

Stowe Recreation Department

  • Adult Skating

Age: 18 up.

Fridays: 6:30 to 7 p.m. Oct. 26 to Dec. 21 (no program Nov. 2 and 23, Dec. 7). Fee.

  • Lamoille County Girls Ice Hockey Club: “Chicks with Sticks”

Mondays, November to February: 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. New ice hockey club for girls age 8 to 12. Stowe Arena. Information and/or sign up: Clea James, bareau@hotmail.com; Kelvey Wilson, kelveyr@gmail.com; Mary Donati, mdid@me.com.

  • Figure Skating Club

Fridays: Oct. 26 to Dec. 21 (no program Nov. 2 and 23, Dec. 7), 5:30 to 6 p.m. Beginners, age 6 to 14. Fee.

  • Figure Skating Club: Intermediate

Age: 6-14 years old.

Fridays: 6 to 6:30 p.m. Oct. 26 to Dec. 21 (no program Nov. 2 and 23, Dec. 7). Fee.

  • Pickleball Clinic

Friday: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. 18+. Memorial Park Tennis Courts. $15. Ron Tofani. Comfortable clothing, court footwear. Drop-ins welcome. Pre-registration recommended: stowerec.org.

253-6138, stowerec.org/program-guide/fallwinter-program-guide/.

Cotton Brook Fun Run

Tuesdays: 5:15 p.m. Through late October, except during thunderstorms. Runners, joggers, walkers. Meet at the gate. 1 mile, 2.2 mile or 5k. Fun, fast, free. Becky McGovern, 253-2252.

Stowe Bowl: League Night

Thursdays. 6 to 9 p.m. 1613 Mountain Road. 253-2494, stowebowl.com.


HINESBURG

Champlain Valley Union High School: Special Olympics Vermont — 2018 Fall Games

Oct. 20: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Oct. 21: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Statewide competition, multiple sports. Volunteers welcome (set up, meal service, health screenings, sport-specific). Short and full-day shifts. Age 15 and up. No experience needed. Information and volunteer sign-up: 863-5222, specialolympicsvermont.org/fall-games.


SOUTH BURLINGTON

Pride Hikes: Red Rocks Park

Oct. 20: 9 to 11 a.m. Leader: Gwendolyn Causer, Audubon Vermont. Bring snacks and water. Dogs on leashes welcome. Two-mile loop. Meet at entrance parking lot. Green Mountain Transit 5 bus stops at the park. 5 Central Ave. gcausr@audubon.org. vt.audubon.org.


WATERBURY

Waterbury Reservoir: Temporary Site Closures

Waterbury Dam Boat Launch: To Nov. 8; Feb. 8 to 18, 2019.

Blush Hill Boat Launch: Nov. 9 to 27; Feb. 19 to 27, 2019.

Improvements to public access areas. anr.vermont.gov.

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