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.


"LEARN TO SAIL" course with Wanderlusters starts April 3 in Arlington. 202-965-3258.


ANNAPOLIS SAILING SCHOOL and Powerboat School offers beginning and advanced courses, and Kidship sailing courses for ages 5 to 15. 800-638-9192.

CHESAPEAKE SAILING SCHOOL has beginning and cruising courses in Annapolis. 301-261-2810 or 800-966-0032.

J WORLD has courses in Annapolis. 800-966-2038 or 410-280-2040.

MARINER SAILING SCHOOL offers courses in Alexandria. 703-768-0018.

WOMANSHIP offers courses in Annapolis. 800-342-9295.


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



AMPHIBIOUS HORIZONS has sea kayaking instruction in Annapolis, trips in Chesapeake Bay. 410-267-8742 or 888-458-8786.

ATLANTIC KAYAK has sea kayaking instruction on the Potomac and trips on the Bay. 703-838-9072 or 800-297-0066.

BLUE GNU KAYAK Company has tours and instruction on the Potomac and Occoquan rivers. 703-751-6662.

CALLEVA SCHOOL has lessons for pool rolling and river kayaking. 301-417-2994.

CANOEING ADVENTURES has trips and instruction on the Potomac. 703-281-4380.

OUTDOOR EXCURSIONS has indoor kayak instruction. 800-775-2925.

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

POTOMAC OUTDOORS Paddling School has lessons on the Potomac. 301-320-1544.

POTOMAC PADDLESPORTS has instruction on Potomac and the Bay. 301-515-7337.

RIVER RIDERS has rafting, tubing, kayaking and canoeing at Harpers Ferry. 800-326-7238.

SHENANDOAH RIVER Outfitters has canoeing, tubing and kayaking on the Shenandoah near Luray. 800-622-6632.

UPWARD ENTERPRISES has kayaking instruction on the Potomac. 240-632-9840.


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.



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

ATLANTIC CYCLING -- 301-610-0526.

BIKE & BRUNCH -- 301-881-2453.

BIKE THE SITES -- 202-966-8662.


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


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.




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.


ADULT COED FLAG league registering for spring. 301-630-9300.

COED LEAGUE begins season April 5. 301-893-2453 or 703-845-7587.



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

CAPITAL CLUB -- Friday, by moonlight on C&O Canal ($3); meet at parking lot adjacent to Old Angler's Inn; 703-760-5660 or 703-401-2719. Sunday, to Knob Mountain ($16); 703-660-0840 or 703-406-9226. Bus for most trips leaves 16th and I NW at 8 a.m. with suburban stops.

CENTER CLUB -- Saturday, to Little Sluice Mountain; 703-527-2349. Saturday, to Lake Frank and Lake Needwood; 301-468-1896. Sunday, Glenmont to Takoma Park; 301-294-0132 or 301-871-6711.

MOUNTAIN CLUB OF MARYLAND -- Saturday, Weverton to Crampton Gap; 410-871-0066.

NORTHERN VIRGINIA CLUB -- Saturday, to Carderock. Saturday, to Massanutten Mountain. Sunday, to Fort Marcy. Activities tape: 703-440-1805.


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

WANDERBIRDS -- Sunday, to Weverton ($14); 301-656-9169 or 202-462-7049. Bus for most trips leaves 17th and K at 8 a.m. with suburban stops.


ALEXANDRIA STREET Hockey League needs players, teams and referees for Sunday adult league. 703-922-0546.



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


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.



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. 202-262-3687.

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


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

WEARIN' OF THE GREEN 5K -- Sunday at 9 in Warrenton. 540-349-5300.

DCRRC TIDAL BASIN 3K -- Wednesday 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.

MCRRC EDWARDS FOLLY 11-MILE -- April 12 at 9 in Poolesville. 301-353-0200.

FAMILY FUN RUN 5K -- April 12 at 9 at Severna Park High School. 410-647-9232.


MARYLAND DIVISION 1 U13 Girls team needs goalie. 301-320-3473.

BRYC U13G ODSL team needs one or two players. 703-204-2475.

VCSRA INC. needs players and teams for coed and men's leagues. 703-295-0690.

ARLINGTON WOMEN'S league needs players at all levels. 703-359-9589.

NORTHERN VIRGINIA league has opening for one team, and club has openings for premier and first division teams. 703-620-5425.

OVER-30 MEN'S league needs teams and players. 301-891-3841.

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


COED TEAM NEEDS female players for Tuesday games in Alexandria. 703-370-3846.

MONTGOMERY COUNTY CHURCH fast pitch league needs teams and players. 301-681-7266.

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

MONTGOMERY COUNTY COED team needs male players. 301-990-4929.


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.



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.


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


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.