Sports Badminton


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

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


WASHINGTON AREA Recreational Baseball League needs players 18 and older, coaches and teams. 301-384-4124.

MEN'S NORTHERN VIRGINIA team needs players. 571-239-9637.

BABE RUTH LEAGUE and DC Babe Ruth Cal Ripken Division registering ages 6 to 18. Volunteer coaches needed. 202-337-2843.

MONTGOMERY COUNTY MODIFIED fast pitch league needs teams. 301-977-8135.


BOATING AND SAFETY courses with Coast Guard Auxiliary 75 start Monday at Naval Research Laboratory, Washington. 301-249-9597 or 301-773-9383.

BOAT SMART COURSES with Potomac River Power Squadron start Monday in Laurel and April 23 & 28 in Silver Spring. 202-526-0289.


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



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.




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.



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

CAPITAL CLUB -- Sunday, to Massanuetten Mountain ($15); 703-660-0840 or 703-713-3934. Bus for most trips leaves 16th and I NW at 8 a.m. with suburban stops.

CENTER CLUB -- Saturday, to Capital Crescent Trail; 703-207-0557. Sunday, to Signal Knob; 703-527-2349.

MOUNTAIN CLUB OF MARYLAND -- Saturday, Caledonia to Chimney Rocks; 410-294-9296.

NORTHERN VIRGINIA CLUB -- Saturday, to Bull Run. Saturday, to Dickey Ridge. Saturday, to Lake Accotink. Sunday, in Washington. Activities tape: 703-440-1805.


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

WANDERBIRDS -- Sunday, to White Oak Canyon/Cedar Run ($14); 301-990-1988. Bus for most trips leaves 17th and K at 8 a.m. with suburban stops.



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


QUANTICO CLUB event, Saturday 11 to 1 at Wheaton Park. 703-528-4636.



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.


DCRRC BELLE HAVEN 25K -- Saturday at 9 in Alexandria. 703-241-0395.

GREENWAY TRAIL NEARLY MARATHON -- Sunday 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.

DCRRC BURKE LAKE 12K -- March 8 at 10 at Burke Lake Park, Burke. 703-241-0395.

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

DCRRC TIDAL BASIN 3K -- March 19 at noon at Jefferson Memorial. 703-241-0395.

MCRRC PIECE OF CAKE 10K -- March 22 at 9 at Seneca Creek Park, Gaithersburg. 301-353-0200.

DCRRC FORT HUNT 10K -- March 22 at 9:30 at Fort Hunt Park, Alexandria. 703-241-0395.

DCRRC RUN VS. ROW 10K -- March 29 at 8 in Alexandria. 703-241-0395.

MCRRC SUPER SLIGO 4-MILE -- March 29 at 9 in Silver Spring. 301-353-0200.


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.


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.



BALTIMORE SKI CLUB -- 410-825-7669.

BLACK SKI CLUB -- 301-231-3900.

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

FAGOWEES -- 301-441-8585.

FREDERICK SKI CLUB -- 301-662-2507.


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.


NORTHERN VIRGINIA team needs experienced female players. 703-566-9550.


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


men 50+, women 40+ for Tuesday and Thursday morning league play. Training

begins Feb. 25. 703-860-1876 or 703-938-6525.


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

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



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.



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.


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.


cycling, hiking, rock climbing, canoeing

and kayaking trips and instruction. 301-864-3070.