Recreation Roundup

Town of Payson Parks, Recreation & Tourism, (928) 474-5242, ext. 7


• Youth Basketball registration is now open for all 5th- and 6th-grade boys and girls. The cost is $30 per child. Games are played on Saturdays at Rim Country Middle School starting in early December.

• Start Smart and Biddy Basketball for kids ages 3 years to second grade is open for registration for a second session. The cost is $25 per child. These fundamental clinics will be Saturdays in January. Times and location to be announced.

• Women’s Winter Volleyball League registration is now open. The cost is $185 per team. Games will be played weeknights. Participants must be at least 16. There will be a competitive and recreation division if there are six teams registered in both.

• Men’s Winter Volleyball League signups are now open. A new format will be tried in the Men’s league this season. Cost and times to be determined. Call (928) 474-5242, ext. 7 for details.

• Turkey Trot 5k Run - Registration is now open. The cost is $25 to participate. Register early to guarantee you get a commemorative T-shirt. Race day registration will be taken, but has no guarantee of a T-shirt. Check in at 8 a.m. The race starts at 9 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 19 at Green Valley Park, where it will begin and end. A prize will be given for the funkiest socks, so rock your socks to the Turkey Trot.

• Houston Loop Trail Hike starts at 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 19 at the intersection of Mayfield Canyon Road and Highway 260 in Star Valley — drive in a half-mile to park vehicles. This is a five-mile hike of moderate difficulty and features breathtaking views and historic sites. Dress in layers and bring water. This hike is another of the town-sponsored Payson Area Trails System.


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