Sports

Badminton

BELTSVILLE CLUB plays Sundays. 301-937-6613.

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

Boating/Sailing

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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.

Cycling

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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.

Gymnastics

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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 in Waldorf. 301-843-3322.

Hiking/Camping

Trips

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

CAPITAL CLUB -- Friday, on the C&O Canal by moonlight; meet across from Old Angler's Inn at 8:30 p.m.; 703-401-2719. Saturday, to Knob Mountain; 703-401-2719 or 301-320-9542. Bus for most trips leaves 16th and I NW at 8 a.m. with suburban stops.

CENTER CLUB -- Saturday, Skyland to Big Meadows; 703-517-3490. Saturday, to Greenbelt; 301-937-1498 or 301-446-0145. Sunday, to Mason Neck State Park; 703-527-2349. Sunday, to Bull Run Trail; 703-335-8684.

NORTHERN VIRGINIA CLUB -- Activities tape: 703-440-1805.

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

SIERRA CLUB -- Saturday, to the National Arboretum. Sunday, to Seneca Creek. Sunday, to Harpers Ferry. Sunday, to Sugarloaf Mountain. Activities tape: 202-547-2326.

WANDERBIRDS -- Sunday, to Sky Meadows ($18); 202-863-9362 or 202-488-4846. Bus for most trips leaves 17th and K at 8 a.m. with suburban stops.

Horses

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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 and Sunday trail rides. 301-622-2424.

WOODLAWN STABLES has lessons in Alexandria. 703-780-4344.

Motorcycles

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

Running/Walking

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

GREAT ALLEGANY 15K/5K -- Saturday at 8 in Cumberland, Md. 301-729-3088.

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

KIT CALLAHAN'S MIRACLE MILE/8K -- Sunday at 9 at George Mason University, for brain injury education programs. 703-451-8881.

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

COLLEGE BOUND 5K -- Oct. 9 at 9 in Laurel. 301-490-0911.

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.

EBENEZER A.M.E. CHURCH 5K -- Oct. 16 at 8 in Watkins Park, Upper Marlboro. 301-749-8290.

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.

CRIME VICTIMS FUND 5K/1-MILE -- Oct. 23 at 9 at Watkins Park, Upper Marlboro. 301-952-3801.

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.

TRICK OR TROT 5K -- Oct. 24 at 8:30 at Arlington YMCA. 703-525-5420.

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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.

HOWARD COUNTY STRIDERS -- 410-964-1998.

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.

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.

Volleyball

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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.

Etc.

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.