Edmonds Mountain Bike Club team ride Jan. 14; information night Jan. 18

Registration will be opening soon for the Edmonds Mountain Bike Club, which includes Edmonds School District students in 6th through 12th grades. A “Meet the League/Team Ride” is set for Saturday, Jan. 14, from 9 to 11 a.m. at St. Edwards Park State Park in Kenmore. Riders compete in the Washington Student Cycling League, which…

Girls on Run Snohomish County looking for new sites — apply by Jan. 13

Girls on the Run of Snohomish County is looking for sites to host after-school programming for their 10-week spring season. Girls on the Run (GOTR) is an international nonprofit that offers programs to strengthen third-to-eighth-grade girls and gender-expansive youth social, emotional, physical, and behavioral skills. The evidence-based curriculum helps participants build confidence, deepen relationships and…

Time to register for Lynnwood winter 2023 recreation classes

The New Year is around the corner and so are new City of Lynnwood recreation classes. Here are some classes that begin the first week of the new year: Music classes Guitar –Thursday Ukulele – Tuesday Digital Music – Wednesday Dance classes West Coast Swing I – Tuesday Waltz – Tuesday Salsa & Cha Cha…

YMCA of Snohomish County launches Lifeguard Academy for teens

YMCA of Snohomish County is launching its first-ever Lifeguard Academy on Saturday, Nov. 5. This program, designed for teens ages 15-plus, teaches lifeguard skills, as well as necessary leadership and communication skills to help them succeed both personally and professionally. “Lifeguard Academy offers participants much more than your basic lifeguard training class,” said Tom Wunderlich,…

Register now for Edmonds Oktoberfest 5K run and save $10

Early pricing is now available for the annual Edmonds Oktoberfest 5K run Saturday, Sept. 24. Register for $35 through Sept. 23. On race day, the price jumps to $45. This year, for the first time, the city has allowed the run — which starts at 10 a.m. — to take place on closed city streets….

Run to Win offering summer sports camps

Run to Win Outreach, a Christian sports nonprofit for kids ages 5-12 years, is offering sports day camps this summer. Camps in the Seattle area include basketball, soccer, cheer and flag football. Visit Runtowin.org to learn more.

Reminder: Par 4 Kids golf tournament July 22 to support Lynnwood Recreation Benefit Fund

The Lynnwood Chamber of Commerce and the Lynnwood Parks Foundation are partnering to present the Par 4 Kids Golf Tournament Friday, July 22 to benefit the City of Lynnwood Recreation Benefit Fund. The City of Lynnwood Recreation Benefit Fund is a financial assistance program funded by the city, local businesses and other organizations. The fund…

Lynnwood Recreation Center summer classes start next week

The City of Lynnwood Recreation Center reminds residents that registration is open for the following summer classes, starting next week: Spanish Level 1-5 classes take place on Monday, Tuesday or Thursday, June 27- Aug. 18, at various evening times. Guitar Level 1-2 or Ukulele on Thursday, June 30 -Sept. 1 at various evening times. Tap…

Lynnwood High School student competing in U.S. rowing championship this week

A Lynnwood High School freshman is competing on an Everett Rowing Association team in the U.S. Rowing Youth National Championship in Sarasota, Florida June 9-12. Ethan Holden, a Lynnwood resident, is rowing on the men’s U16 8+ boat, which has advanced to the semifinals Friday. The team took first place at regionals in Vancouver, Washington on…

Happening nearby: Mini hydroplane races this weekend at Silver Lake in Everett

The Seattle Outboard Association will be hosting two days of outboard hydroplane races this weekend at Thornton A. Sullivan Park located on Silver Lake in south Everett. Races are free to watch and will take place from roughly 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 4 and Sunday, June 5. The association’s first annual…

Girls on Run Snohomish County hosting 5K event June 11

Girls on the Run of Snohomish County will host its annual Celebration 5K event on Saturday, June 11, at Willis Tucker Park in Everett. Girls on the Run is a physical activity-based, positive youth development program that uses fun running games and dynamic discussions to teach life skills to girls and gender-expansive youth in third…

Edmonds Special Olympics track team brings home medals from regional meet

The Edmonds Independents Special Olympics team brought home numerous medals from its recent regional track and field competition at Marysville-Pilchuck High School. According to coach Peggy Haywood, the track and field competition marked the first Independents team to return to action since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Those athletes who compete with the Independents…

Edmonds School District free Health and Fitness Expo May 21

Grab your family and friends, dust off your sneakers and join the fun at the Edmonds School District’s free Health and Fitness Expo, from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 21 at Edmonds District Stadium, next to Edmonds-Woodway High School. Among the activities: a fun run, an obstacle course, soccer drills, floorball hockey, family gardening,…

Play Lynnwood’s bike bingo until end of May for chance to win prizes

May is bike month, and the City of Lynnwood is putting a spin on things by sponsoring Bike2Health Bingo Anyone who gets a bingo can be entered to win one of several prizes, including a new bike. Lynnwood residents have until May 31, 2022 to complete as many bingo squares as possible. Download the bingo…

Free admission to national parks on April 16 kicks off National Park Week celebration

Entrance fees at national parks will be waived on April 16 to mark the beginning of National Park Week 2022, which runs from April 16-24. The National Park Service partners with the National Park Foundation, the official charity of the parks, for the annual celebration every April that encourages people “to explore amazing places, discover stories…

City of Lynnwood Recreation Center spring class registration now open

The City of Lynnwood Recreation Center notes that spring classes, which start next week, are filling up quickly. They include: Youth classes Tae Kwon Do all ages Hip Hop Dance Guitar/ Ukulele Adult classes Spanish 1-6 (online) Social Dance Classes Hip-Hop Dance Hula Tap Dance Tae Kwon Do (all ages) Guitar/ Ukulele The city also…

Ballinger Park waterfront reopens in Mountlake Terrace after renovations

The Ballinger Park waterfront in Mountlake Terrace is open again, with a new 220-foot aluminum fishing pier, boat launch, dock, restrooms and other amenities. The city in a news release thanked the community for their patience during the closure, which was affected by supply chain issues and weather. Some fencing will remain onsite to protect…

Olympic Fly Fishers of Edmonds invites you to become a member

The Olympic Fly Fishers of Edmonds has a mission to promote the sport of fly fishing through education, conservation and camaraderie — and it invites those interested to join the organization. Club members participated in a hybrid in-person/Zoom meeting earlier this week —  the first time the club has met in-person since the pandemic — featuring…

2021 Edmonds Coho Derby winners reel in fish, prizes

The 2021 Edmonds Coho Derby got underway Saturday before most of us were turning on the coffee pot. A new record of over 1,000 adult and youth anglers hit the water under overcast skies and the fleet of boats stretched all the way from Mukilteo to Elliott Bay. The derby is a family friendly fundraiser hosted by…

Edmonds Coho Fishing Derby set for Sept 11

Anglers are invited to join the fun at the Edmonds Coho Derby, scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 11. “The Coho are in!” is a frequent refrain heard around the docks this time of year. Large runs and hatchery stocks of coho, or “silver,” salmon have made their long migration down the coast, and are headed for…