The Fraser Valley Dragon Boat Club's Crusaders team is looking for new steerspeople (men or women) interested in learning to steer a 48-foot dragonboat. Training is free. Practice days are Tuesday evenings and Sunday mornings on Harrison Lake. For more info contact Manfred 604-792-9336. Another dragon boat team made up of breast cancer survivors called Spirit Abreast practises twice a week between April and September at Cultus Lake. For more info call Jean at 604-792-6259 or Gisele at 604-858-2239, or visit www. spiritabreast.com. And Sudden Impact Paddling Club's youth team, Liquid Silver (ages 13-18) and rec/comp team, Blue Impact, are recruiting new members. See what all the excitement is about and have a great time on the water. No experience required. For details, phone 604-846-2628.
A team of RCMP basketball players will take on local high school squads to raise money for cancer. Team Mountie takes on the Sardis Falcons April 12, and G.W. Graham April 19. All games start at 7 p.m. at the host school and admission is $5, which will go directly to Cops for Cancer.
Swim with the Stingrays. Registration for the Chilliwack Stingrays Summer Swim Club's 2012 season is now open. For more info visit chilliwackstingrays.com or call 604-858-9894.
WALTER TO REF
Chilliwack Evangelical Missionary Church's hockey squad play a ball hockey tournament/outreach against the Teen Challenge Hockey Team April 14 at 3 p.m. at the Cheam Leisure Centre (North Gym). Former Vancouver Canuck Ryan Walter will be there to share his testimony and to referee the game.
The Chilliwack Senior Slowpitch season starts in April and runs through September. Games are played Tuesday and Thursday mornings. Women over 50 and men over 60 are welcome. Cost is $30. Call Jacquie at 604-793-4986.
The Sto: lo Ice Hawks hosts the inaugural AllNative Hockey Showdown April 20 to 22 at Prospera Centre. Tickets are $5 for a day pass, or $10 for the weekend. For more information visit www.stoloicehawks.com and check out the schedule.
The University of the Fraser Valley Cascades men's basketball team holds an identification camp April 28 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. UFV coaching staff will be evaluating talent, and multiple PACWEST men's basketball coaches will be present as well. Cost of the identification camp is $30 per student-athlete. Only those that are serious about competing at a post-secondary level should attend. Bring a reversible jersey, or at minimum a light and a dark shirt. Registration runs from 10: 15 to 11 a.m. at the Envision Athletic Centre, at UFV's Abbotsford campus.