Tag Archives: rec center

‘Spring Carnival’ at the Rec Center

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER —

Families are invited to the Spring Carnival at the West Sacramento Recreation Center (Southport, next to River City High School), from noon to 2 p.m. on Sat., March 23. Volunteers from the River City High School Interact Club will help kids with some face painting and some T-shirt tie-dying, among other activities. Cosponsored by the local Rotary chapters.

[adrotate group=”9″] Copyright News-Ledger 2013

Birthday party for Rec Center

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER —

The West Sacramento Recreation Center will celebrate its fourth birthday from 5:30-6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 24.

[adrotate group=”9″]   Light refreshments and prize giveaways (gift cards, Kings tickets, Rec Center passes, etc.).

For information on the party, call 617-4770. The Rec Center is located next to River City High School, 2801 Jefferson Blvd. in Southport.

Copyright News-Ledger 2013

Pumpkin Run canceled this year

[adrotate group=”7″] FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 31, 2012 —

The Pumpkin Run — a 5k & 10k fun run planned to take place last Saturday as a benefit for West Sacramento aquatics program — was cancelled.

According to an email from organizer Ross Yancher, the lack of sufficient signups was to blame.

“Despite trying as hard as we could, our revenues from this year’s projected participation will not cover our overhead required to host the race (insurance, traffic, control fees, etc.,” said Yancher.

The event was canceled on Thursday and those who paid their fees were promised refunds.

No word on whether organizers would try again in 2013.

  You can support local journalism, support this website, and see all the News-Ledger’s articles every week! Subscribe to the News-Ledge newspaper. It’s only $20 per year within West Sacramento – once a week, delivered to your mailbox.

  You can even try it for free for two months if you live in West Sacramento. Just send your name and mailing address to FreeTrial@news-ledger.com (offer open to new subscribers in West Sacramento ZIP codes 95691 & 95605).

Copyright News-Ledger 2012

‘Pumpkin Run’ returns on Oct. 27

After the starting gun in the Pumpkin Run, 2010 (News-Ledger photo by Eric Harding/www.ebharding.com)

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 3, 2012 —

The annual Pumpkin Run returns Oct. 27, with a chance to run or walk 5k or 10k on a course that goes through “Dave’s Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch” and along the river trail. There is also a kids’ 1-mile fun run.

The event is a fundraiser for aquatics programs at the West Sacramento Recreation center.

Pre-register ($30 before Oct. 20) by Oct. 22 at www.eventbrite.com or by mail to 417 Mace Blvd., Suite J, P.M. B. 173, Davis CA 95618 or at the pumpkin patch. After Oct. 20 registration is $35; kids run $20. Late registration or race-day registration is $35 ($25 for kids). Includes refreshments, pumpkin & award eligibility. Race shirts optional, $20. The 5k and 10k runs start at 8 a.m., and the kids’ run begins at 10 a.m. at the pumpkin patch, 3010 Burrows Ave.

[adrotate group=”9″]   Volunteers are needed; high school students may earn community service hours. Contact Ross at AFWS@uipm@att.net.

  You can support local journalism, support this website, and see all the News-Ledger’s articles every week! Subscribe to the News-Ledge newspaper. It’s only $20 per year within West Sacramento – once a week, delivered to your mailbox.

  You can even try it for free for two months if you live in West Sacramento. Just send your name and mailing address to FreeTrial@news-ledger.com (offer open to new subscribers in West Sacramento ZIP codes 95691 & 95605).

Copyright News-Ledger 2012

‘3 on 3’ basketball tournament coming

[adrotate group=”10″] FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER —

  Donte Greene’s “3-on-3 Jamboree” comes to the West Sacramento Recreation Center on Sat., Aug. 3. There are competitive divisions from age 14 and up, both men and women. Reserve your spot for $50; team registration is $125.

Visit www.westsacfun.org or call 617-4770.

Copyright News-Ledger 2012

Pooches in the pool

NEWS-LEDGER – SEPT. 7, 2011 –

If only that pit bull could talk: 'Kisses' gets a swim lesson from owner Kevin Gowens during the 'Soggy Doggie Day' event in which the parks department marked the end of the public swimming season by opening the Rec Center recreation pool up to dogs ($5) and their human friends. (Photo by Peter Folks)

More images of the action below — 

PHOTOS BY PETER FOLKS

Subscribe to the News-Ledger & support local journalism!

Copyright News-Ledger 2011