At league registration night on Monday, all 15 team spots in the recreational and intermediate volleyball leagues sold out, and all but one spot in the 12 team competitive league.
However, due to the strong interest, Whistler Outdoor Volleyball Association coordinator Scott Rogers said there are eight additional teams, mostly at the intermediate level, that want to sign up. Because of the way play is set up, Rogers says there needs to be at least nine or 12 teams to create a new league — a factor of three — to set up a fourth league this season. The new league would likely play on Tuesday afternoons before the regular intermediate league.
If you’re interested in entering a team into the fourth league (minimum six players for four-on-four play), contact Scott Rogers at firstname.lastname@example.org. The cost is $200 to register for the summer, which includes a tournament volleyball.
The league gets underway on June 16, 17, 18, with the competitive league on Monday, the intermediate league on Tuesday, and the recreational league on Wednesday.
For more information visit www.wova.ca.
WORCA hosts third trail day Saturday
The Whistler Off-Road Cycling Association is hosting its third trail day Saturday, June 7, and will focus on the Cat Scratch Fever trail. The goal of the project is to fix up a few eroded sections and reroute the lower sections.
To take part meet at the top of Alpine Way at 9 a.m. and hike up into Cat Scratch Fever. Don’t forget to dress for the weather and bring your work gloves. Work will run until noon.
Last week volunteers worked on the Millar Creek and Tunnel Vision trails to get them ready for the season. The plan was to clear the Green Lake Loop but the trail had already been cleared and brushed for the season.
The previous week volunteers spread out across the valley to do some general spring cleaning, removing brush and clearing trees and branches from the trails.
This year WORCA is tracking volunteer participation, and will host an event at the end of the season for volunteers who have donated their time to at least two trail events. The goal is to build a large core of active volunteers, as the North Shore club has done, to maintain and upgrade local trails that have seen a huge increase in riders in recent years.
For more information, visit www.worca.com.
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