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New clubhouse opens at Suquamish-owned development in North Kitsap

The new clubhouse at White Horse Golf Club overlooks the 18th green.Go there to play golf or to get married.

Those are just two of many possibilities for an outing at White Horse Golf Club, where a newly opened clubhouse and restaurant offers amenities to match the quality of the golf course.

The new White Horse facilities are a far cry from when a temporary pro shop was in a single-wide trailer by a dusty, unpaved parking area. read more »

 
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Gig Harbor’s Y, which was renamed in March the Tom Taylor Family YMCA, will be adding 10,500 square feet to its five-year facility. The expansion project is focused on children and teen programs but will also include multipurpose rooms available to all ages.

The two-story expansion will house a slightly larger teen center, a half-court youth gym, an adventure zone for families and two multipurpose rooms. The current nursery and child watch areas will then be expanded through a remodel to incorporate the space now used by the teen center.

Of the Y’s 19,000 members, 5,200 are youth. The expanded space will allow for additional programming including classes, leadership programs and various activities, according to Andrea Millikan, Tom Taylor Family YMCA executive director. read more »

 
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Alderbrook Golf & Yacht Club
300 Country Club Drive, Union • (360) 898-2560
Course Pro: Justin Gravatt

Alderbrook is an 18-hole, par 72 course. It is 6,280 yards long and is assigned a course/slope rating of 70.8/121. Weekday green fees are $40 and $18 for Juniors. The weekend (Friday through Sunday) and holiday fee is $55 except for Juniors who pay $18. A $25 twilight rate is in effect after 3 p.m. on Monday through Thursday; and $35 on Friday through Sunday.
Club rentals are $15 for 18 holes or $10 for nine holes. Hand carts cost $5 for 18 holes, $3 for 9 and power carts are $14 per rider.

Alderbrook offers a driving range, putting green and chipping area. If you are new to the sport or want to buff up your short-iron game, a 45-minute individual lesson costs $40 or four for $120. read more »

 
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Aaron Duffin, owner of Bicycle-Works in BremertonAaron Duffin could talk about bicycles all day long. The owner of 16 bikes and a rider his “whole life,” Duffin is passionate about bicycling — and it shows.

Nearly a year ago, Duffin kicked his passion up a notch. After working in the industry for years, he opened his own full-service shop, Bicycle-Works, in Manette.

“Something I always wanted to do is have my own business,” he said.

The cozy shop that is hardly larger than 500-600 square feet accommodates both Duffin’s workshop (including a couple dozen bikes in different stages of repair or maintenance) and a small inventory of basic parts. read more »

 
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WestSound FC has about 350 youth soccer players ages 8 to 18 on the club's 20 teams. The club will host the WestSound Summer Classic tournament at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds in June, and the Champions International Camp in August with four players from the Italian national team that won the 2006 World Cup.Relegated mostly to the fields of Europe and South America in the past, soccer has been catching up in popularity in the United States in the past decade or so. While the sport is still outshadowed by football, basketball and baseball, it is gaining speed — and social scientist Rich Luker, who studies sports trends, has even declared last fall that it’s only a matter of time before soccer is at the top in popularity. read more »

 
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Paddlers in double kayaks on Dyes Inlet near Silverdale. (Photo by Spring Courtright)The Olympic Outdoor Center will host the Kitsap Peninsula Water Trail Festival in Silverdale and open their fourth kayak and standup paddleboard location on June 1.

The festival is a celebration of the Kitsap Peninsula Water Trail as well as the kickoff for the new rental location. The Water Trail includes nearly 300 miles of shoreline and about 80 public access points around the Kitsap Peninsula, including five points in Silverdale’s Dyes Inlet where the festival will be held.

The festival and rental location will be next to Silverdale Waterfront Park. The event was created through a partnership with the Kitsap Peninsula Visitor & Convention Bureau, the Silverdale Port and the Olympic Outdoor Center. read more »

 
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Alderbrook Golf & Yacht Club
300 Country Club Drive, Union • (360) 898-2560
Course Pro: Justin Gravatt
Alderbrook is an 18-hole, par 72 course. It is 6,326 yards long and is assigned a course/slope rating of 70.8/121. Weekday green fees are $40 and $18 for Juniors. The weekend (Friday through Sunday) and holiday fee is $55 except for Juniors who pay $18. A $25 twilight rate is in effect after 3 p.m. on Monday through Thursday; and $35 on Friday through Sunday. read more »

 
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The Pacific Northwest Interclub (PNIC) Association of United States Figure Skating has selected Bremerton Figure Skating Club to host its annual competition Aug. 3-5.

Bremerton Ice Center, the club’s home rink, will host the event, which is expected to attract an estimated 150 competitive skaters from the United States and Canada.

Previous PNIC events have attracted skaters from Washington, Oregon, Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Alaska and other states as well as Canada. United States Figure Skating, the nation’s governing body for competitive figure skating, has sanctioned the event. read more »

 

McCormick Woods Golf Course became part of a new company, RMG Club, in January. McCormick’s owners, Jeff Mehlert and Shawn Cucciardi, joined forces with PGA pro Ryan Moore and his father, Michael, to create the new company — which is named after Ryan Moore.

“We formed a new way to look at golf,” Cucciardi said. “What we’re trying to do is allow more golfers to get into the game of golf.”

The Moores’ golf club, The Classic located in Spanaway, was added to the joint portfolio, and together they acquired Oakbrook, previously a private club, in Lakewood. read more »

 
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