Sports

Badminton

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BELTSVILLE CLUB plays Sundays and Fridays. 301-937-6613.

D.C. CLUB plays Thursdays at St. Alban's School, Washington. 202-776-7707.

Baseball

BABE RUTH BASEBALL LEAGUE seeks players ages 6 to 18 for spring 2003. Coaches also wanted. 202-337-2843.

CATHOLIC U. CAMPS for ages 8 to 18, Dec. 27-29 and Jan. 3-Feb. 9. 301-622-5058.

Basketball

BUMP-N-RUN MEN'S & WOMEN'S WINTER PRO-AM is accepting teams. Season starts Jan. 13. 301-877-8710.

Boating/Sailing

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U.S. COAST GUARD AUXILIARIES and U.S. Power Squadrons offer power and sail courses. 800-336-2628; in Virginia, 800-245-2628.

Climbing

ADVENTURE SCHOOLS has beginning through advanced instruction and trips. 301-263-0900.

ADVENTURE Climbing School has instruction in Great Falls. 301-258-1914.

EARTH TREKS has beginning and advanced courses. 410-465-5492.

OUTER QUEST offers instruction in Carderock and Great Falls. 301-258-1914.

SPORTROCK CLIMBING CENTER has indoor and outdoor lessons. 301-762-5111.

UPWARD ENTERPRISES offers instruction. 240-632-9840.

Cycling

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ALL AMERICAN CLUB -- Damascus. 301-253-5800.

ATLANTIC CYCLING -- 301-610-0526.

BIKE & BRUNCH -- 301-881-2453.

BIKE THE SITES -- 202-966-8662.

FREDERICKSBURG CYCLISTS -- 540-373-1451.

MID-ATLANTIC OFF-ROAD Enthusiasts -- 703-502-0359.

NATIONAL CAPITOL VELO CLUB -- 301-562-0419.

OXON HILL CLUB -- 301-567-6760.

POTOMAC PEDALERS -- 202-363-8687.

RESTON CLUB -- 703-904-0900.

SENIOR CYCLING -- 540-668-6307.

WASHINGTON AREA BICYCLIST Association -- 202-628-2500.

WASHINGTON WOMEN OUTDOORS -- 301-864-3070.

Fencing

Clubs

AMERICAN U. CLUB has classes and lessons. 703-321-4922.

CAPITOL HILL CLUB meets Mondays and Saturdays. 202-543-7434.

CHEVY CHASE CLUB meets at Chevy Chase Center. 301-774-7777.

D.C. FENCERS CLUB meets at Forest Glen Fencing Center. 301-562-1990.

FAIRFAX FENCERS has lessons in Fairfax City. 703-352-2642.

GEORGE MASON U. CLUB -- 703-321-4922.

GEORGE WASHINGTON U. CLUB -- 301-495-9422.

INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL of Fencing has classes in Tysons Corner. 703-781-3015.

MONTGOMERY REC CLUB meets in Rockville. 301-774-7777 or 301-217-6797.

NIH CLUB meets in Bethesda. 301-435-1214.

OAKLAWN FENCING CLUB meets in Clinton. 301-248-9035.

OLDE TOWN CLUB meets in Alexandria. 703-754-9750.

SMC CLUB meets in Silver Spring. 301-565-0665.

SOUTHERN MARYLAND club meets in Lusby. 301-863-3553 or 301-862-3279.

VIRGINIA ACADEMY OF FENCING has lessons in Springfield. 703-321-4922.

Gymnastics

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ALEXANDRIA Y CLASSES for boys and girls. 703-549-0850.

ALL STAR RHYTHMIC club has classes and team training in McLean and Fairfax. 703-289-9418.

ARLINGTON YMCA has youth classes. 703-525-5420.

GOOD LUCK CENTER in Lanham has instruction. 301-552-1093.

NORTHERN VIRGINIA ACADEMY has classes in Sterling for children and adults. 703-430-5434 or 703-476-1916.

RHYTHMFLEX has classes and team workouts. 301-762-0286.

SAINTS CLUB has classes and team in Waldorf. 301-843-3322.

Hiking/Camping

Trips

APPALACHIAN MOUNTAIN CLUB -- Tape: 202-298-1488.

CAPITAL CLUB -- Sunday, to Fredericksburg Battlefield; 301-384-2809 or 202-244-1969. Bus for most trips leaves 16th and I NW at 8 a.m. with suburban stops.

CENTER CLUB -- Saturday, "Holiday Lights Hike" to Fredericksburg Battlefield; 202-829-7749. Sunday, to Compton Peak/Lands Run Falls; 703-527-2349. Sunday, to Greenbelt Park; 410-381-2436. Tuesday, to Old Town Alexandria; 202-347-5700, Ext. 22.

MOUNTAIN CLUB OF MARYLAND -- Sunday, to Avalon/Patapsco; 410-536-1956. Sunday, to Peters Mountain, Pa.; 410-833-2569. Wednesday, to Catoctin Mountain Park; 410-841-6319.

NORTHERN VIRGINIA CLUB -- Saturday, to South River Falls. Sunday, to Fort Macy. Activities tape: 703-440-1805.

POTOMAC APPALACHIAN TRAIL CLUB -- Tape: 703-242-0965.

SIERRA CLUB -- Activities tape: 202-547-2326.

WANDERBIRDS -- Bus for most trips leaves 17th and K at 8 a.m. with suburban stops.

Horses

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ARROWHEAD EQUESTRIAN Center has lessons for children and adults near Manassas. 703-594-3512.

BLUE FOX FARM offers lessons in Chantilly. 703-690-7922.

BROAD RUN RIDING SCHOOL in Midland has lessons for children and adults. 540-439-9586.

BUCK VALLEY RANCH -- Trail rides near Cumberland. 717-294-3759.

CLAY HILL STABLES has classes in Landover. 301-773-0444.

ELK MOUNTAIN TRAILS has guided rides near Harpers Ferry. 301-986-8483 or 301-834-8882.

EQUILIBRIUM HORSE CENTER has instruction in Gambrills, Md. 410-721-0885.

EQUESTRIAN ENTERPRISES has weekday trail rides and Saturday instruction in Great Falls, Va. 703-759-2474.

FORT VALLEY STABLES has trail rides in Massanutten Mountains. 888-754-5771 or 540-933-6633.

FOX CHASE FARM has riding lessons and introduction to fox hunting in Middleburg. 540-687-5255.

GREAT FALLS HORSE Center offers instruction and youth summer camps. 703-759-3400.

GREENWAY STABLES offers unguided trail rides near Dulles Airport. 703-327-6117.

HARMON'S HAYRIDES -- Horse-drawn wagon rides near Centreville. 703-327-6731.

HIGHLANDER HORSES has trail rides in Shenandoah Valley. 540-636-4523.

HUNTER EQUESTRIAN CENTER offers riding lessons in Clinton. 301-292-9006.

LOFTMAR STABLES has hunter seat lessons in Bowie. 301-249-7893.

MARRIOTT RANCH -- Trail rides in the Blue Ridge Mountains. 540-364-2627.

MEADOWBROOK STABLES has lessons for children and adults in Chevy Chase. 301-589-9026.

MERRYMOUNT EQUESTRIAN CENTER -- Classes for children and adults in Upper Marlboro. 301-868-2109.

MOUNTAIN SPRING STABLE has trail rides in Blue Ridge Mountains. 703-987-9545.

MOUNTAINTOP RANCH has trail rides in the Shenandoah Valley and Blue Ridge Mountains. 540-298-9542.

PISCATAWAY STABLE has trail rides and hay rides in Clinton. 301-297-9808.

POTOMAC GLEN RIDING School has lessons for children and adults near Germantown. 301-601-0622.

POTOMAC HORSE CENTER offers lessons and trail rides in Gaithersburg. 301-208-0200.

RIVER BOTTOM TRAIL RIDERS has trail rides in Patuxent River State Forest. 301-253-0999.

ROCK CREEK PARK HORSE CENTER has classes and rides in Northwest Washington. 202-362-0117.

RODES FARM has trail rides, lesson and pony rides in Blue Ridge Mountains. 804-325-8260.

TAMARACK STABLES has lessons and trail rides in Goldvein, Va. 703-752-7367.

TARTAN FARMS has lessons in Poolesville. 301-972-8567.

WHEATON PARK STABLES offers classes for children and adults, and Sunday trail rides. 301-622-2424.

WOODLAWN STABLES has lessons in Alexandria. 703-780-4344.

Motorcycles

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MOTORCYCLE SAFETY FOUNDATION offers beginner and advanced rider courses. 800-833-3995 or 800-446-9227.

Petanque

NATIONAL CAPITAL club plays at Highlands Park, Arlington. 703-685-7559.

LA JOYEUSE BOULE plays at Carderock Park, Bethesda. 301-320-3174.

Roller Skating

WASHINGTON AREA ROLLERSKATERS has clinics and group skates. 202-466-5005.

Rugby

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GEORGE MASON CLUB practices on GMU campus, Fairfax. 703-993-4681.

FREDERICK CLUB practices in Frederick. 301-662-2599.

MARYLAND EXILES plays in Maryland. 301-652-7842.

MARYLAND STINGERS women's club plays in Hyattsville. 301-652-7842 or 703-837-0802.

NOVA CLUB practices in Falls Church. 703-715-6682 or 703-836-7175.

NOVA WOMEN'S CLUB practices Tuesdays and Thursdays. 703-715-6888.

POTOMAC A.C. CLUB plays in Washington. 202-659-9414.

POLTROONS INTERNATIONAL RFC needs 35+ players. 202-244-9412.

ROCKY GORGE CLUB practices in Laurel. 410-234-9713.

WASHINGTON CLUB practices and plays in Washington. 202-777-2642, Ext. 9060.

WASHINGTON WOMEN'S club practices near Brookland Metro. 301-699-5955 or 301-577-7317.

Running/Walking

RESTON RUNNERS FALL INTO WINTER 8/3K -- Saturday at 9 at South Lakes High School, Reston. 703-742-8973.

RUDOLPH'S RED NOSE RUN 10/1K -- Saturday at 9 at Van Dyck Park, Fairfax. 703-691-3040.

MCRRC JINGLE BELL 8K -- Sunday at 9 at Rockville Senior Center. 301-353-0200.

DCRRC TIDAL BASIN 3K -- Wednesday at noon at the Jefferson Memorial. 703-241-0395.

Future

PVTC CHRISTMAS CAPER 8K -- Dec. 21 at 8:30 at Belle Haven Park, Alexandria. 703-671-2520.

DCRRC GREENBELT 10/20 MILE -- Dec. 28 at 10 in Greenbelt. 703-241-0395.

DCRRC PREDICTIONS & RESOLUTIONS 5K -- Jan. 1 at 11 at Key Bridge Marriott. 703-241-0395.

ROTARY RESOLUTION 10/4K -- Jan. 1 at 10:40 in Leesburg. 301-871-0400.

DCRRC AL LEWIS 10/20 MILE -- Jan. 4 at 10 at Ken Gar Recreation Center, Kensington. 703-241-0395.

DCRRC TIDAL BASIN 3K -- Jan. 15 at noon at the Jefferson Memorial. 703-241-0200.

DCRRC JFK 5/20K -- Jan. 19 at 10 at Anacostia Park. 703-241-0395.

NORTHERN VIRGINIA VOLKSMARCH -- Jan. 25-26, begin between 9 and 1 at the George Washington National Masonic Memorial, Alexandria. 703-250-4008.

CHERRY BLOSSOM 10 MILE -- Apr. 6; registration begins Dec. 16. Rock Creek and West Potomac Parks. 301-320-3350.

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ACHILLES TRACK CLUB has program for physically challenged athletes at Gaithersburg High. 301-530-2889.

AMERICAN RUNNING AND Fitness Association -- 301-913-9517.

ANNAPOLIS STRIDERS -- SASE to Box 187, Annapolis, MD 21404. 410-268-1165.

CAPITOL HILL RUNNERS -- 301-283-0821.

CARROLL CREEK PACERS -- SASE to CCPRC, Frederick County YMCA, 1000 N. Market St., Frederick, MD 21701. 301-663-5131.

D.C. FRONT RUNNERS -- 202-628-3223.

D.C. ROAD RUNNERS CLUB -- SASE to DCRRC, P.O. Box 1352, Arlington, VA 22210. 703-241-0395.

EASTERN MARKET RUNNERS meets at Capitol East Natatorium. 202-543-9397.

FREDERICK STEEPLECHASERS -- SASE to P.O. Box 681, Frederick, MD 21705. 301-371-7675.

GNATS RUNNING CLUB -- SASE to 7507 Overlook Ct., Oxon Hill, MD 20745. 301-839-7957.

HOWARD COUNTY STRIDERS -- 410-964-1998.

MONTGOMERY COUNTY RRC -- P.O. Box 1703, Rockville, MD 20850. 301-353-0200.

NORTHERN VIRGINIA RUNNING Club -- SASE to 5565 Columbia Pike, No. 105, Arlington, VA 22204.

POTOMAC VALLEY TRACK CLUB -- SASE to 3140-D West Springs Dr., Ellicott City, MD 21043-3261. 703-671-2520.

PRINCE GEORGE'S RC -- SASE to PGRC, P.O Box 877, Greenbelt, MD 20768. 301-486-0041 or 301-210-5914.

RESTON RUNNERS -- SASE to P.O. Box 2924, Reston, VA 22090. 703-437-3668.

RIDGE RUNNERS -- SASE to 12350 Oakwood Dr., Lake Ridge, VA 22192. 703-491-2154, Ext. 113.

SHENANDOAH VALLEY RUNNERS Club -- SASE to 1195 S. River Rd., Front Royal, VA 22630. 540-635-1773.

WASHINGTON RUNNING CLUB -- SASE to P.O. Box 545, McLean, VA 22101. 703-536-7764.

WASHINGTON RUNHERS -- SASE to P.O. Box 5622, Arlington, VA 22205.

Speedskating

NATIONAL CAPITAL club meets at the Gardens Ice House, Laurel. 301-445-3508.

SILVER BLADES club meets at Northwest Rink, Baltimore. 410-823-5923.

Swimming

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ANNANDALE MASTERS CLUB practices at Wakefield Park Rec Center, Annandale. 703-354-4332.

BURKE MASTERS has coached workouts in Burke. 703-582-0429.

FAIRFAX COUNTY Masters has coached workouts in Annandale, Falls Church and Oakton. 703-204-9512.

GERMANTOWN MASTERS swimming has coached workouts for adults in Gaithersburg and Germantown. 301-540-1591.

TERRAPIN MASTERS CLUB practices at U. of Maryland. 202-387-2361.

Table Tennis

MARYLAND TABLE TENNIS Center has daily play in Gaithersburg. 301-519-8580.

Volleyball

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DC VOLLEYBALL has adult leagues. 202-857-0700.

FAIRFAX JUNIORS has youth clinics in Fairfax County. 703-476-1017.

MID-ATLANTIC Volleyball has clinics and tournaments. 301-881-7795.

USA VOLLEYBALL Chesapeake Region has information about leagues, clinics, camps and tournaments. 301-270-0710.

VOLLEYBALL HOUSE in Elkridge has leagues and clinics. 410-579-1007.

Water Polo

NORTHERN VIRGINIA CLUB practices in Alexandria. 703-256-0459.

ROCKVILLE-MONTGOMERY club practices at Montgomery Aquatic Center. 301-384-8049.

Wrestling

WASHINGTON CLUB meets Wednesdays at Yorktown High. 202-260-8525.

Etc.

SCUBA CERTIFICATION class Jan. 7 at the Alexandria YMCA. Call for reservations, 703-765-3483.

INNER QUEST offers frequent classes in kayaking, canoeing, rock climbing and caving. 703-478-1078.

VENTURE EXERCISE for blind and disabled athletes, Saturdays at D.C. YMCA. 301-248-2681.

WASHINGTON WOMEN OUTDOORS offers cycling, hiking, rock climbing, canoeing and kayaking trips and instruction. 301-864-3070.