Sports

Basketball

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.

Boating/Sailing

Schools/Clubs

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

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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.

Canoes/Kayaks/Rafts

PADDLESPORT REGATTA -- Saturday 10 to 2 at Bladensburg Waterfront Park, with 30 events for scullers, canoers and kayakers. 301-699-6204.

Cycling

BIKEDC -- Saturday at 7:30 a.m. by Washington Area Bicyclist Association, 12- and 25-mile recreational rides along Clara Barton Parkway and on Washington streets, starting at 20th and E NW, and a children's safety rodeo. $40. 202-628-2500.

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

ATLANTIC CYCLING -- 301-610-0526.

BIKE & BRUNCH -- 301-881-2453.

BIKE THE SITES -- 202-842-2453.

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.

TEAM DC -- 202-882-1337.

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

WASHINGTON WOMEN OUTDOORS -- 301-864-3070.

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

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 Chantilly. 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.

Football

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.

Golf

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

Hiking/Camping

Trips

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

CAPITAL CLUB -- Saturday, to Paw Paw Tunnel ($18); 202-244-1969 or 703-548-0011. Bus for most trips leaves 16th and I NW at 8 a.m. with suburban stops.

CENTER CLUB -- Saturday, to Caledonia State Park; 703-527-2349. Saturday, to upper Rock Creek Park; 703-525-3357 or 703-276-0596. Sunday, to Hoover Camp; 703-765-0833. Sunday, to Great Falls; 202-408-0814.

MOUNTAIN CLUB OF MARYLAND -- Sunday, to Patapsco State Park; 410-337-6713.

NORTHERN VIRGINIA CLUB -- Saturday, to Shenandoah National Park. Sunday, to Lake Accotink. Sunday, to Buzzard Rocks. Activities tape: 703-440-1805.

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

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

Motorcycles

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

Running/Walking

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

BLUEMONT FAIR 10K -- Saturday at 8 in Loudoun County. 703-771-0070.

CRIME VICTIMS FUND 5K -- Saturday at 8:30 at Watkins Park, Upper Marlboro. 301-952-3801 or 301-952-3283.

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

WALK FOR PKD -- Saturday at 10, starting at the Tidal Basin, to benefit PKD Foundation. 703-553-4946.

VOLKSMARCH 10K/5K WALKS -- Saturday and Sunday at Quantico Marine Base; start between 8 and 2. 540-373-3773.

RAPPAHANNOCK YMCA DUATHLON -- Sunday 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, Sunday at 9 in College Park. 301-871-0400.

Future

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 at 11th and Pennsylvania NW, for literacy programs. 202-419-3508 or 703-241-0395.

SPECIAL OLYMPICS BENEFIT 5K -- Sept. 25 at 8:30 at Blandy Farm, Boyce, Va. 540-636-7785.

COPS AND KIDS RUN -- Sept. 25 at 10 for ages 6 to 14 at Vienna police headquarters. Free, but registration required. 703-255-6360.

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.

KIT CALLAHAN'S MIRACLE MILE/8K -- Oct. 3 at at George Mason University, for brain injury education programs. 703-451-8881.

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.

Soccer

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

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.

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.