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Drop-In Volleyball
Adults 18+

Join us for a game of volleyball with a great group of people. Enjoy a fun 2-hour workout while playing volleyball, and improving your skills. Participation is at–your–own–risk, and by participating you consent to our standard waiver/release of liability (see registration form).

Dates: Tue, Jan 6 - Jun 9*
Coordinator: Amber O’Brien (360)320–1757
Location: Langley Middle School Gym*
Fee: Free
*Location & schedule may vary on South Whidbey School District early release or non-school days. Please check with coordinator for schedule updates.

Drop-In Basketball
Adults 18+

Come out and play a pick-up game of basketball with your peers. Refine your skills, get in shape, and Hoop It Up!! These programs are free, but donations are appreciated and support our Youth Basketball Scholarship fund. Participation is at-your-own-risk, and by participating you consent to our standard waiver/release of liability (see registration form).

Dates/Times: Mon/Wed, Jan 5 - Jun 10 | 7pm - 9pm
Coordinator: Jeff Charizio at (360) 331-5545
Location: SW High School Auxiliary Gym*
Fee: Free
*Schedule & locations vary frequently. Please check with your coordinator for schedule updates.

Golf Lessons
Adults and Youth Ages 12+ with an Adult

Learn to play golf in a relaxed non–competitive environment. Keepers of the Game member Bob Brown will run this four–week golf program for new golfers, those wanting to tidy up their skills, and those returning to the game. Includes three sessions on the full swing and one on-course lesson (1-3 holes), giving you the opportunity to learn this lifetime sport. Classes will take place rain or shine. This program fills up, so register early! Max 6 per session. Instructor: Bob Brown.

Dates: Sat | Apr 25—May 16
Time: 9:00am - 9:50am - FULL
OR 10:00am - 10:50am - SPACE AVAILABLE
Location: Island Greens Golf Course at 3890 E. French Rd., Clinton.
Fee; $34*

*Participants will need to purchase 3-4 tokens for balls. These can be purchased for $3 at Critters & Co at Ken’s Korner or Clinton Foodmart. Participants will also need to pay the discounted green fee of $7 (bring exact change) for the final day.

Adult Coed Softball League
Adults 18+

Come and show us that you still have it! Get exercise and blow off end-of-the-week steam at the best fields around. Get a team together or join the pick-up list. This is a clean, community oriented, alcohol–free league. ASA rules for softball will be followed, with a few revisions (rules will be posted online). Emphasis is on healthful competition in a recreational atmosphere. We provide one umpire per game to facilitate fair and spirited games.

Teams may sign up online or on paper on our team roster form. Teams typically play 2 games per evening, for a minimum of 14 games, plus tournament. Teams will have byes. Games will begin at 6pm.**

Mandatory Team Manager’s meeting on Tuesday, June 16, at 6pm in the Crow’s Nest at Community Park. Fees cover the cost of field use, game balls, umpire, scorebooks, administrative costs & tournament. Uniforms
are not required or provided. Min 2 teams/Max 8 teams. Register your team by June 12!

Coordinator: Carrie (360) 221-6788;
Location: Mostly Community Park fields
Dates/Time: Fri* | 6pm, 7:15pm** | Jun 24–Aug 21*
Fee: $750† per team, max 20 per roster

*Some games will be scheduled on Tuesdays, including July 28, plus a tournament on Friday evening, Aug 21, and Saturday all day, Aug 22.

**Games may be scheduled to start as early as 5:30pm in August, depending upon daylight.

† fee includes sales tax

Sailing Class for Adults
Adults & Mature Youth Ages 16+

Come feel the wind on your face, breathe the fresh air and learn how those little boats actually get from place to place using only the wind. It’s easy and fun. We know it’s one of those things you always wanted to do - so do it now!! These sessions of the US Sailing Course for Beginning Sailing are offered by the South Whidbey Yacht Club. Our beginner’s level courses will give you the necessary basic knowledge to enjoy sailing and opportunities to practice and build your confidence on the water.

Instructors: Our Head Instructor is US Sailing certified and will be assisted by experienced dinghy sailors. Sufficient staff will be on hand to ensure participants receive personal attention. Our priorities are safety, then fun and learning. Email: BobRodgers100@

Location: After the initial classroom orientation, lessons will start for on-the-water instruction in SF Pelican Sailboats on Lone Lake.

Dates/Time: Tue/Thu, Jun 9–18* | 2:00–4:30pm**
OR Tue/Thu, Jun 9–18* | 5:00–7:30pm**
OR Mon–Thu, Jun 22–25* | 2:00–4:30pm**
Fee: $200***

*Friday, June 26, will be extra day of fun on the water for all students from all classes. This may be considered a make-up day if we lost a day of
instruction weather reasons. More details for this day will be provided at class. Please plan to attend.

**Classroom Orientation: There will be an initial orientation for all sessions that will meet together on Tuesday, June 9, from 10am to Noon at SWPRD Room 111 at 5475 Maxwelton Rd. This orientation is not mandatory but will enhance your learning experience and give you confidence when getting out on the water for the first time.

**Current SWYC members receive a $50 reduction.

Open Water Swimming Clinics
Adults 18+ years

Open water swimming presents unique challenges over swimming in a pool. Swimming in the lakes and salt water surrounding South Whidbey is a delightful experience when the challenges of open water are safely managed. Whether you are a new swimmer, a triathlete, or interested in endurance swimming, come learn techniques or refresh your skills for mastering the open water. Enjoy swimming in your own backyard!

The freshwater clinic in Goss Lake is a great way for triathlon swimmers to refresh open water racing skills and those who are new to open water swimming. The saltwater clinic is ideal for swimmers who are looking to
take advantage of the wonderful saltwater swimming opportunities here on the island. Note, the Whidbey Adventure Swim (August 22) is an open water event in the Sound that may be of interest for stronger swimmers. Info at:

Course topics covered in both classes, but customized for the aquatic environment (sound or lake):

• Sighting Techniques
• Starts, Finishes & Turns
• Pacing for the open water
• Breathing Techniques
• Swimming Safety
• Training & Fueling
• Open Water Swim Gear
• Wetsuits 101: sizing, choosing, putting it on
• Currents & Tides, Weather & Critters
• ‘Getting Past the Panic’

Clinic benefits the South Whidbey Parks and Aquatics Foundation, a non-profit whose mission is to make parks and aquatics activities accessible to all residents of the South Whidbey Island community by raising money to fund capital expenses, operating endowments and scholarships as well as supporting new and existing parks and aquatics programs. For info, visit

Instructors: The instruction team is comprised of very experienced open water USA Masters swimmers and Red Cross trained water safety instructors. Info: Danielle Rideout,

Freshwater Clinic (Goss Lake Public Access):
Date/Time: Sat, Jul 11 | 9am–Noon

Saltwater Clinic (Seawall Park, Saratoga Passage):
Date/Time: Sun, Jul 12 | 3pm–6pm

Fee: $40 (Scholarships available, contact the South Whidbey Parks & Aquatics Foundation)

5475 Maxwelton Road
Langley, WA 98260
Phone, 360.221.5484
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