Sports Badminton

Continuing

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

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

Baseball

FORT WASHINGTON LITTLE League registering boys and girls ages 5 to 16 from Wednesday through Feb. 22 at St. John's Episcopal Church, Fort Washington. 301-567-9799.

Boating/Sailing

SAILING AND BOATING courses with Coast Guard Auxiliary 02-01 start Tuesday at Washington Sailing Marina, Alexandria. 202-547-8558.

BOAT SMART courses with Potomac River Power Squadron start Feb. 26 at White Oak Middle School and Feb. 27 at Walter Johnson High School. 202-526-0289.

Continuing

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

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

Continuing

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 Nicholson Hollow ($14); 703-836-7060 or 703-660-0840. Bus for most trips leaves 16th and I NW at 8 a.m. with suburban stops.

CENTER CLUB -- Saturday, to Doyles River; 703-207-0557. Sunday, to Buck Hollow; 703-765-0833.

MOUNTAIN CLUB OF MARYLAND -- Sunday, to Pen Mar North; 410-461-4979. Wednesday, to Severn River; 410-841-6319. Wednesday, to Catoctin Trail; 410-730-5957.

NORTHERN VIRGINIA CLUB -- Saturday, to Massanuetten Mountain. Sunday, to Turkey Run. Activities tape: 703-440-1805.

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

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

WANDERBIRDS -- Sunday, to Great North Mountain ($14); 703-352-4685. Bus for most trips leaves 17th and K at 8 a.m. with suburban stops.

Horses

Continuing

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.

Lacrosse

COACHING CLASSES start Saturday. 703-323-7609.

Motorcycles

Continuing

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

Rugby

Continuing

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

GW BIRTHDAY 10K -- Saturday at 10:30 in Arlington. 703-241-0395.

GW BIRTHDAY MARATHON & RELAY -- Sunday at 10:30 in Greenbelt. 703-241-0395.

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

Future

PVTC BY-GEORGE 5K/10K RUN/RACEWALK -- Feb. 22 at 8:30 at Hains Point. 703-671-2520.

MCRRC FROZEN SLOPES 6K -- Feb. 22 at 9 in Derwood. 301-353-0200.

RRCA CHALLENGE 10-MILE -- Feb. 23 at 8 at Howard County Community Center, Columbia. 703-241-0395.

GREENWAY TRAIL NEARLY MARATHON -- March 2 at 8 in Gaithersburg. 301-353-0200.

MCRRC CARDEROCK 15K -- March 8 at 8 at Carderock. 301-353-0200.

PGRC SPRINGBURST 8K -- March 8 at 9 in Greenbelt. SASE to 7525 Creighton Dr., College Park, MD 20740. 301-486-0041.

ST. PATRICK'S DAY 10K -- March 15 at 9:30 in Washington. 301-871-0400.

Continuing

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.

Skiing

Clubs

BALTIMORE SKI CLUB -- 410-825-7669.

BLACK SKI -- 301-231-3900.

CRABTOWNE SKIERS INC. -- (Annapolis) 410-647-6432.

FAGOWEES -- 301-441-8585.

FREDERICK SKI CLUB -- 301-662-2507.

FREDERICKSBURG SKI CLUB -- 540-899-3688.

NASA/GODDARD SKI CLUB -- 301-286-9140.

PENTAGON SKI CLUB -- 301-587-2073.

POTOMAC APPALACHIAN TRAIL Club -- Cross-country touring. 202-364-7055.

SKI CLUB OF WASHINGTON -- 703-536-8273.

SNOW SEARCHERS -- 202-404-8376.

Softball

UMPIRES NEEDED for Washington-area adult games. 301-829-8298.

NORTHERN VIRGINIA SENIOR Softball seeks men 50+, women 40+ for Tuesday and Thursday morning league play. Training begins Feb. 25. 703-860-1876 or 703-938-6525.

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.

Table Tennis

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

Volleyball

Continuing

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.

Etc.

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.