Sports

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.

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.

Hiking/Camping

Trips

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

CAPITAL CLUB -- Saturday, to Robertson Mountain ($18); 301-984-3216 or 301-587-0394. Bus for most trips leaves 16th and I NW at 8 a.m. with suburban stops.

CENTER CLUB -- Saturday, to Dark Hollow Falls; 703-998-8617 or 301-572-6951. Saturday, in Fairfax County parks; 703-525-3357 or 703-276-0596. Sunday, to Gunpowder Falls State Park; 202-362-9428. Sunday, to Bull Run Trail; 703-335-8684.

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

NORTHERN VIRGINIA CLUB -- Saturday, to Signal Knob. Sunday, to Burke Lake Park. Sunday, to Nicholson Hollow. Activities tape: 703-440-1805.

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

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

WANDERBIRDS -- Sunday, to Snickers Gap ($18); 301-654-3749 or 703-280-1453. Bus for most trips leaves 17th and K at 8 a.m. with suburban stops.

Running/Walking

CARDINAL 5K -- Saturday at 8:30 at Holy Redeemer School, Kensington. 301-929-4310.

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

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

VETERANS DAY 10K -- Sunday at 8 in Washington 301-871-0400.

Future

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

RACE FOR RESEARCH 5K -- Nov. 14 at 8 in Washington. 301-871-0400.

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.

OUTBACK 8K -- Nov. 21 at 9 in Hyattsville. 301-985-5027.

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.

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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 -- SASE to 3916 Old Charles Town Rd., Berryville, VA 22611. 540-955-3185.

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.

Softball

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

Table Tennis

MARYLAND TABLE TENNIS Center has daily play in Gaithersburg. 301-519-8580.

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.