Community Sports Calendar

| February 26, 2010 | 0 Comments

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6 / Saturday
Fort DeRussy Biathlon —
The Fort DeRussy Biathlon and Keiki Run-Swim-Run will be held March 6 at Fort DeRussy Beach. Choose between the long, 5K course followed by a 1K swim; or the short, 2.5K run and 500-meter swim. The keiki distance course will be a run-swim-run format with distances varying by age group. Call 955-9151.

7 / Sunday
CrossFit Gym Opening —
Come to the CrossFit grand opening at their new gym at 2114 Lauwiliwili St., Suite 102B, Kapolei, March 7. They will also have a safe-play area for keiki and special discounts for state and county employees, military personnel and spouses. CrossFit is an intense strength and conditioning workout. Call 779-0058 or e-mail

14 / Sunday
5K or 10K Volksmarch —
Join the Menehune Marchers Volksport Club on a 5K or 10K volksmarch (walk), March 14, starting in Hawaii Kai and walking past Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve and Portlock. The start point will be the Koko Head District Park, located at 423 Kaumakani St., Honolulu. Look for the yellow Menehune Marchers banner. The route will take walkers to the scenic lookout points of Hanauma Bay and through beautiful Portlock, with its multimillion dollar homes. Participants can start anytime from 7:30-10 a.m. and finish by 1 p.m. An early start is recommended, as Hawaii Kai is often hot by midday. For more details, call Faye at 395-9041 or visit


Circuit Boot Camp — Looking for a total resistance exercise class? Work on strength, endurance, power, speed, agility, balance, flexibility and cardiovascular endurance in a small group class. This is a total body workout that utilizes body weight while performing other sports-specific movements in a circuit format.
The workout is ideal for athletes wanting to cross-train and for those just getting started. Classes are located at Kakaako Park in Honolulu, Wednesdays and Fridays, 5:30-6:45 p.m., and Saturdays, 8:30-9:45 a.m.
A class is also offered at Beach Park in Ewa Beach, Mondays, 5:30-6:45 p.m., and Tuesdays, 9-10 a.m. The first class is free, but reservations are required. Visit

Infant Swimming Resource — Spring registration is now open for self rescue swim lessons for babies and children, from six months old. Children develop the skills necessary to survive, safely enjoy and build their confidence in the water. For lessons in Honolulu, Aiea or on the North Shore, call 737-0703; in Kailua, call 542-7074; or in Waipahu, call 630-1462. Also, visit

Football League — The Hawaii Athletic League of Scholars is signing up youth players for its upcoming spring football season. HALOS is a no-weight-limit, tackle football league for ages 9-14, and is a nonprofit group that aspires to provide a high-quality experience for kids. Visit or call 620-8523.

Taiko Drumming Classes — The Taiko Center of the Pacific, a school of traditional and contemporary Japanese drumming, offers classes year-round to the general public for all ages and skill levels. Students learn aspects of Japanese culture, etiquette and language. Beginning, intermediate and advanced classes are available for youth, adults and families. No experience is necessary. Weekly, one-hour classes are held at various times at Kapiolani Community College. Registration is currently open for Spring 2010 session. Call 737-7236, e-mail, or visit

Bike Hawaii — Join Bike Hawaii’s professional nature guides and explore Oahu from the rainforest to the reef. Packages include downhill biking, sailing off Waikiki and more. Meals are included. Visit or call 734-4214.





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