BOAT SMART class with Potomac River Power Squadron, Sunday in Lanham. 202-526-0289.


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



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.



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.



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

CAPITAL CLUB -- Friday, on the C&O Canal by moonlight; meet at parking lot across from Old Angler's Inn at 8:30; 703-401-2719. Saturday, to Calvert Cliffs ($18); 301-843-5660. Bus for most trips leaves 16th and I NW at 8 a.m. with suburban stops.

CENTER CLUB -- Saturday, to Kellys Run; 301-937-1498 or 301-434-7266. Saturday, to Elkwallow; 703-517-3490. Sunday, to Big Schloss; 703-765-0833. Sunday, to Gettysburg Battlefield; 703-451-1341.

MOUNTAIN CLUB OF MARYLAND -- Saturday, to Big Schloss; 410-889-8225.

NORTHERN VIRGINIA CLUB -- Saturday, to Austin Mountain. Sunday, in Washington. Sunday, to Duncan Knob. Activities tape: 703-440-1805.


SIERRA CLUB -- Friday, to the Mall. Saturday, to Signal Knob. Saturday, to Austin Mountain. Sunday, to Banshee Rocks. Activities tape: 202-547-2326.

WANDERBIRDS -- Sunday, to Little Crease Mountain, George Washington National Forest ($18); 301-251-0899. 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.


POTOMAC 5K -- Saturday at 8 in Potomac. 301-299-2170.

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

GOBLIN GALLOP 5K -- Sunday at 9 at Fair Lakes Shopping Center; 1K at 8:30. A benefit for the John Quadrino Foundation for ChildrenWith Cancer. 703-536-2027.

RUN THROUGH THE GRAPEVINE 8K -- Sunday at 10 at Linganore Winecellars, Mt. Airy. 301-693-2455.


MCRRC HALLOWEEN YOUNG RUN -- Nov. 7 at 9 in Rockville, for ages 18 and under. 202-353-0200.

EDGEMOOR CLASSIC 5K -- Nov. 7 at 8 at Bethesda Elementary School. 301-652-3721.

MARATHON IN THE PARKS -- Nov. 14 at 7, Rockville to Bethesda. 301-353-0200.

DCRRC TIDAL BASIN 3K -- Nov. 17 at noon at Jefferson Memorial. 703-241-0395.

PVTC CRANBERRY CRAWL 10K/5K -- Nov. 20 at 8:30 at Hains Point. 703-481-3530.

FOX TROT 1-MILE -- Nov. 20 at 9 at Fort Hunt Park, Alexandria. 703-799-1600.

MCRRC LITTLE BENNETT'S REVENGE 5K -- Nov. 21 at 9 in Clarksburg. 301-353-0200.

TURKEY TROT 5K -- Nov. 24 at noon at Siegert Field, Anne Arundel Community College, 101 College Pkwy., Arnold. 410-777-2767.

TURKEY TROT 5K -- Nov. 25 at 8 in Centreville. No race day registration. 703-818-0052.

TURKEY TROT 5K -- Nov. 25 at 9:05 in Fredericksburg. 540-371-9622.

TURKEY TROT 5-MILE -- Nov. 25 at 10 at Cora Kelly School, Alexandria. 703-241-0395.

TURKEY BURNOFF 10M/5M -- Nov. 27 at 10 at Seneca Creek State Park, Gaithersburg. 301-353-0200.


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



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 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.



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.