June Parks and Rec programs

By Reader Staff

Plan ahead for June — especially as the kids will be out of school — with a selection of programs offered by Sandpoint Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces.

Online registration is currently open for:


Adult Doubles Tennis League (ages 16+), through Wednesday, Sept. 22. Warm up begins at 5 p.m. Match play begins at 5:30 p.m. Fee: $70. Sandpoint Tennis Association members receive a $45 discount. Online registration deadline extended to Friday, May 21. Three more players are needed to round out the league. If the league is full, register for the sub list: $5 ($1 non-resident fee.


Ultimate Frisbee League (ages 16+), tentative start day Thursday, June 3. League requires a minimum of 20 players to begin. Play is 5:30-7 p.m. every Thursday on Field 8 of Great Northern Field at the Sports Complex. Fee: $20. Online registration remains open through Thursday, Oct. 28.


Adult 7v7 Flag Football League (ages 18+), Sundays, June 6-Aug. 1. Weekly games played at 1 p.m. on Field 2 of Travers Field at the Sports Complex. Fee: $100/team. Online registration deadline Sunday, May 23.


CPR/First Aid class offered every other month on the first Monday of the month. Fee: $35 CPR and an additional $25 for First Aid. Online registration is currently available for the Monday, June 7 class, located at the City Council Chambers in Sandpoint City Hall (1123 Lake St.) from 4-8 p.m. Registration deadline Thursday, June 3.


Sand Creek Paddlers’ Challenge, a four-mile paddle up and back on Sand Creek, Saturday June 5. Check in and late registration at the City Beach Pavilion, 9-9:30 a.m. Race starts at 10 a.m. Fee: $10/boat.


Brownells/NRA Daughters and Sons Day at the Range (ages 8-18), Saturday, June 19 or Sunday, June 20. Various time slots offered but limited to 14 per time spot. FREE. Sponsored by Brownells/NRA Day, the Bonner County Sportsmen’s Association and Sandpoint Parks and Rec. Ammo, .22 rifles, snacks, beverages, shooting benches, targets, hearing and eye protection, and volunteer NRA-certified instructors and range officers will be provided.

The City of Sandpoint Outdoor Shooting Range (113 Turtle Rock Road) is currently open for the season. Range hours of operation and calendar are available on the Parks and Rec. website.


Online registration opens Tuesday, May 25 for:


Family Fun in the Forest, FREE to the entire family Sunday, June 13 or Sunday, June 27 from 2-4 p.m. at the Lakeview Park Pavilion. Learn more about getting the most from your hiking and camping experience and brush up on safety/First Aid skills. No registration required.


Ladies Golf Clinic, Session 1 runs Monday, June 14-Monday, July 12, 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Elks Golf Course (30196 ID-200, Ponderay). Fee: $100 ($5 non-resident fee). Registration deadline June 10th 2021.


Junior Advanced Golf (ages 9-13), Tuesdays, June 15-July 6. Play is 3:30-4:30 p.m. every Tuesday at the Elks Golf Course. Fee: $80 ($5 non-resident fee). Prior play experience is required. Registration deadline: Wednesday, June 9.


Youth Tennis Lessons (ages 4-18 broken out by age). Sessions meet one hour a day, four days a week, beginning the week of Sunday, June 13. Session 1 runs Tuesday, June 15-Friday, June 18, times vary based on age group. Rackets are available to borrow at no charge. Fee: $23 ($3 non-resident fee). Tiny Tots, ages 4 and 5 meet twice a week for 45 minutes. Fee: $13 ($2 non-resident fee). Partial scholarships available. Online registration deadline is Friday, June 11.

 Beginner Sailing (ages 10-18); Monday, June 21-Thursday, June 24. Class runs noon-2 p.m. each day at the Sandpoint Windbag Marina. Fee: $45 ($4 non-resident fee). Registration deadline: Sunday, June 13.


Adult Beginning Tennis Lessons, Monday, June 21 and Thursday, June 24 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Lakeview Park Tennis Courts. Fee: $22 ($3 non-resident fee). Registration deadline: Friday, June 18.


Adult Intermediate Tennis Lessons, Monday, June 18 and Thursday, July 1 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Lakeview Park Tennis Courts. Fee: $22 ($3 non-resident fee). Registration deadline: Friday, June 25.


Adult Coed ASA Softball (ages 16+), play is Monday-Thursday, early-July through August with games played at Travers Softball Fields 1 and 2. Fee: Sponsor Fee $300/team and Players Fee $365/team. Registration deadline Sunday, June 13. Mandatory captains meeting Thursday, June 24. All fees due at captains meeting; completed rosters are due the first night of play.

The City of Sandpoint Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department also acts as a clearinghouse to connect the public with other recreational opportunities in the community. Visit the online activity catalog to view listings. Outside organizations and individuals wishing to list their activities are encouraged to contact Parks and Rec. with their program information at [email protected]

For Parks and Rec. program registration, shooting range hours of operation, and other community programs, visit the Sandpoint Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces website at sandpointidaho.gov/parksrecreation, visit the department’s office at 1123 Lake St. or call 208-263-3613.           

Panhandle Health District recommends following CDC guidance, stay home if sick, reduce physical closeness when possible, wear a mask if possible, and cleaning hands often.

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