D.C. MEN'S AND COED leagues need players and teams. 703-851-3332.

FABB SPORTS registering teams and players for fall league. 301-630-9300.



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 courses in Annapolis. 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.


SHENANDOAH VALLEY CENTURY -- Sunday in Harrisonburg, Va., 25-, 50- and 100-mile rides with the Shenandoah Valley Bicycle Club. 540-433-9247 or 540-432-3312.

BIKEDC -- Sept. 18 at 7:30 by Washington Area Bicyclist Association, 12- and 25-mile recreational rides along Clara Barton Parkway and on Washington streets. $40 in advance, $45 on race day. 202-628-2500.


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

ATLANTIC CYCLING -- 301-610-0526.

BIKE & BRUNCH -- 301-881-2453.

BIKE THE SITES -- 202-842-2453.


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.

TEAM DC -- 202-882-1337.

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


WHOLE WHEEL VELO CLUB -- 703-426-5255.


FABB SPORTS registering teams and players for fall coed flag league. 301-630-9300.

WOMEN'S FLAG league needs players and teams for October tournament. 571-330-4469.


WM. IRVIN BUCK MEMORIAL Tournament, Sept. 23 at Queenstown Harbor Golf Links, for United Cerebral Palsy of Prince George's and Montgomery counties. 301-952-0400.



ALEXANDRIA Y has 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 workouts in Waldorf. 301-843-3322.



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

CAPITAL CLUB -- Saturday, to Little Stony Man; 202-203-8980 or 301-927-4488. Bus for most trips leaves 16th and I NW at 8 a.m. with suburban stops.

CENTER CLUB -- Saturday, to Mount Marshall; 703-451-1341. Sunday, to Sky Meadows; 202-408-0814. Sunday, to Bull Run Trail; 703-335-8684.

MOUNTAIN CLUB OF MARYLAND -- Wednesday, to Catoctin Trail; 410-796-2722.

NORTHERN VIRGINIA CLUB -- Saturday, to Bull Run/Occoquan Trail. Sunday, to Signal Knob. Activities tape: 703-440-1805.


SIERRA CLUB -- Saturday, to Pine Grove Furnace. Saturday, to Conway River Trail and Bear Fence Mountain. Sunday, to Bull Run Mountains. Sunday, to Monocacy River. Activities tape: 202-547-2326.

WANDERBIRDS -- Sunday, to Scothorn Gap and Kerns Mountain ($15); 301-774-6425 or 301-299-9563. Bus for most trips leaves 17th and K at 8 a.m. with suburban stops.



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

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.

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

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

HARMON'S HAYRIDES -- Horse-drawn wagon rides near Brandy Station. 540-825-6707.

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 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, lessons 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.

WATER'S GIFT EQUESTRIAN Center has English riding lessons in Burtonsville. 301-421-0380.

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.



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

Roller Skating

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



D.C. YOUTH ASSOCIATION plays in D.C. 202-544-7927.

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 players 35+. 202-244-9412.

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

WASHINGTON CLUB practices and plays in Washington. 703-323-5634.

WASHINGTON RENEGADES plays weekly. 202-225-5706.

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

WEST POTOMAC club practices on Capitol Hill. 202-236-3548.

WILD GEESE needs players 35+. 202-237-6322.


KENTLANDS/LAKELANDS 5K -- Saturday at 8 in Gaithersburg. 301-926-6636.

POOLESVILLE DAY 5K -- Saturday at 8 in Poolesville. 301-349-5753.

SELF-TRANSCENDANCE 2-MILE -- Saturday at 8 in Rock Creek Park. 202-363-4797.

NATIONAL PRESS CLUB 5K -- Saturday at 9, for minority scholarship programs. 202-662-7516.

VOLKSMARCH 6K/10K WALKS -- Saturday at Montpelier Mansion, Laurel, with Freestate Happy Wanderers; start from 9 to 1. 301-577-1544.

MCRRC KIDS SLIGO RUNS -- Sunday at 2 in Silver Spring, for ages 18 and under. 301-353-0200.

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


KENSINGTON 8K/2-MILE -- Sept. 18 at 7:45 at Kensington Town Hall. 301-929-6083.

WRC CLUB CHALLENGE 8K -- Sept. 18 at 9 at Carderock. 703-536-7764.

RAPPAHANNOCK YMCA DUATHLON -- Sept. 19 at 7:30 in Falmouth, Va.; 3-mile run, 17.4-mile bike, 3-mile run. 540-371-9622.

ZACK's 5K RUN AGAINST Childhood Cancer, Sept. 19 at 9 in College Park. 301-871-0400.

MCRRC LAKE NEEDWOOD 10K -- Sept. 25 at 8 in Derwood. 301-353-0200.

MADISON WARHAWK 5K -- Sept. 25 at 8 at Madison High School, Vienna. 703-319-2370.

PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE MILE/5K/10K -- Sept. 25 at 8:30 in Washington. 703-241-0395.

NATIONAL CAPITAL 20-MILE/5-MILE -- Sept. 26 at 7:30 in Alexandria. 703-241-0395.

LAWS RUN FOR THE SHELTER Half Marathon/5K -- Sept. 26 at 8 in Leesburg. 703-444-3949.

COOPERATIVE DEVELOPMENT 5K -- Oct. 2 at 8 in East Potomac Park. 202-383-5474.

GREAT ALLEGANY 15K/5K -- Oct. 2 at 8 in Cumberland, Md. SASE to 15104 Colonial Ct. SW, Cumberland, MD 21502. 301-729-3088.

NAVY FEDERAL 5K -- Oct. 2 at 9 in Vienna. 703-206-4362.

VAN METRE 5-MILE -- Oct. 9 at 8:30 in Ashburn, for Children's Hospital. 301-871-0400.

SOMERSET ELEMENTARY 8K/2K -- Oct. 10 in Chevy Chase. 301-871-0400.


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 4001 N. Ninth St., Apt. 1901, Arlington, VA 22203.

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. 301-927-1924 or 301-982-2457.

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.


MONTGOMERY MEN'S 55+ team needs players. 301-530-8790.

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

WASHINGTON WOMEN'S league needs players. 703-827-7907.

MEN'S NORTHERN VIRGINIA team needs players for premier and recreation teams. 703-620-5425.


ALEXANDRIA MEN'S league seeks A-level players. 703-921-1940.

BLUE JAYS GIRLS U12 Northern Virginia fastpitch team holding tryouts. 703-978-2313.


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.

MARYMOUNT MASTERS swim team practices in Arlington. 703-284-3832.

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. 301-972-3611.

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.

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