SPORTS BRIEFS: BMX riders raising funds for Port Angeles Food Bank

Free passes to the YMCA; WIAA launching mental conditioning series

PORT ANGELES — The Lincoln Park BMX Track is raising funds for the Port Angeles Food Bank during the month of October.

For every race and practice held this month, the track will donate $1 per participating rider to the Food Bank.

If more than 50 riders participate in a session, the track will donate $2 per rider.

The three riders who collect the most food or money will receive a Fly Travel bag, a Leatt neck brace or a membership credit.

Every dollar raised will equal one pound of food for the Food Bank.

For more information, including practice and race registration, visit BMX.

Exercise passes

Free passes to the YMCA of Port Angeles and the Forks Athletic & Aquatic Club are available for check out through the North Olympic Library System.

Library members can place a hold on a pass at and pick it up during curbside hours.

The Forks Athletic pass provides access to the cardio and weight rooms, as well as Zumba and yoga classes. The pool is not open at this time. Facility hours are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

Search the library’s catalog for “FAAC” to place a hold on a pass.

The YMCA of Port Angeles pass offers access to the gym and weight room. Locker rooms are not available.

Reservations and masks are required. Borrowers will need to provide valid ID to the YMCA and clear a background check prior to using the facility.

YMCA of Port Angeles passes are valid only at the Port Angeles facility.

The Port Angeles location is open 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Search the library’s catalog for “YMCA Pass.”

For more information, visit, call the library at 360-417-8500, or email d[email protected].

Mindset training

The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association is launching a six-week series of mental conditioning seminars for prep athletes, coaches and athletic administrators that begin Wednesday.

To help make mental conditioning a priority, the WIAA has teamed up with Collin Henderson of Master Your Mindset and Ngozi Musa of Aesthetics and Athletics to offer Mind Gym Wednesdays.

The goal of the seminars is to help student-athletes and coaches cultivate motivation and master habits of excellence.

Three topics will be covered during two-week periods: Resilience, Race and Equity in Sports and Motivation.

For more information, or to register, visit

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