QUEEN ANNE ARCHERS registering new members to learn recurve target archery, Saturday 9 to noon at Bull Run Shooting Center, Centreville. 703-361-4565.


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.


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.



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

CAPITAL CLUB -- Saturday, to Kennedy Peak ($18); 703-406-9226 or 703-241-7430. Bus for most trips leaves 16th and I NW at 8 a.m. with suburban stops.

CENTER CLUB -- Saturday, to Snickers Gap; 703-467-9701 or 703-707-9702. Tuesday, to Alexandria; 202-419-3420.

NORTHERN VIRGINIA CLUB -- Saturday, to Shenandoah National Park by moonlight. Saturday, to Great North Mountain. Sunday, a "hound hike" with dogs at Ellanor C. Lawrence Park. Activities tape: 703-440-1805.


SIERRA CLUB -- Saturday, to Colvin Mill Loop. Sunday, to Watkins Regional Park. Tuesday, to Great North Mountain. Activities tape: 202-547-2326.

WANDERBIRDS -- Sunday, to Ted Lewis Trail ($18); 703-575-7684 or 202-332-7236. 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.

Roller Skating

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


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

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

PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE MILE & 5K/10K -- Saturday at 8:30 at 11th and Pennsylvania NW, for literacy programs. 202-419-3508 or 703-241-0395.

BENEFIT WALKATHON -- Saturday at 9 at C&O Canal Park, Potomac, for Chums, Inc. 301-654-2674 or 202-291-4065.

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

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

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

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

FUN WALK FOR YOUTH SPORTS -- Sunday at 9 in West Potomac Park, for Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington. 202-388-8182.


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.

CONQUERING CF 5K -- Oct. 10 at 2 at Poor House Farm, Martinsburg, W. Va., for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. 304-262-9793.

DCRRC PREDICTED TIME 5-MILE -- Oct. 16 at 9 at Fletcher's Boathouse. 703-241-0395.

DCRRC REDISCOVERY 10K -- Oct. 17 at 8 in West Potomac Park. 301-299-2170.

MCRRC ROCKVILLE 10K/5K -- Oct. 17 at 8:30 at King Farm, Rockville. 301-353-0200.

END COLON CANCER 5K -- Oct. 17 at 2 at Seventh and Pennsylvania NW, for the Colorectal Cancer Network. 301-879-1500.

DCRRC TIDAL BASIN 3K -- Oct. 20 at noon at Jefferson Memorial. 703-241-0395.

SELF-TRANSCENDENCE 2-MILE -- Oct. 23 at 8 in Rock Creek Park. 202-363-4797.

MAKE A DIFFERENCE 5K -- Oct. 23 at 8 at Tucker Road Community Center, Fort Washington. 301-203-6000.

MCRRC CANDY CANE 8K -- Oct. 23 at 9 in Chevy Chase. 301-353-0200.

POUND/PEDAL PANT DUATHLON -- Oct. 24 at 7:30 in Hartwood, Va.; 3-mile run, 17-mile bike, 3-mile run. 540-775-4952.


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


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. 301-972-3611.

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.

Water Polo

NORTHERN VIRGINIA CLUB practices in Alexandria. 703-256-0459.

ROCKVILLE-MONTGOMERY club practices at Montgomery Aquatic Center. 301-384-8049.


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.