Sports

Badminton

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BELTSVILLE CLUB plays Sundays. 301-937-6613.

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

Boating/Sailing

BOATING SAFETY course with Coast Guard Auxiliary 14-6 starts Monday at Hayfield High, Alexandria. 703-780-8914.

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.

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.

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. 703-549-7451 or 703-645-0271.

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

ADVENTURING -- Saturday, to Furnace Mountain and Stull Run. 202-462-0535.

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

CAPITAL CLUB -- Friday, on C&O Canal Towpath by moonlight; meet at parking lot across from Old Angler's Inn at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, to Knob Mountain/Beecher Ridge ($23); 301-843-5660. Bus for most trips leaves 16th and I NW at 8 a.m. with suburban stops.

CENTER CLUB -- Saturday, to Big Meadows; 703-517-3490. Saturday, to Gunpowder State Park; 301-937-1498 or 301-434-7266.

MOUNTAIN CLUB OF MARYLAND -- Wednesday, to Gunpowder Falls State Park; 410-663-9797.

NORTHERN VIRGINIA CLUB -- Sunday, to Harpers Ferry. Activities tape: 703-440-1805.

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

SIERRA CLUB -- Saturday, to Cabin John Park. Sunday, to Signal Knob. Activities tape: 202-547-2326.

WANDERBIRDS -- Sunday, to Overall Run, with swimming. $18. 301-654-3749 or 703-280-1453. Bus for most trips leaves 17th and K at 8 a.m. with suburban stops.

Lacrosse

YOUTH CAMPS with Sticks Lacrosse for boys and girls ages 6 to 10 start Aug. 8 at St. Alban's School, Washington. 202-537-5703.

Motorcycles

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

Polo

TWILIGHT POLO -- Saturdays at 7 through August at Great Meadow, The Plains. 540-253-5001.

Running/Walking

MCRRC RILEY'S RUMBLE -- Sunday at 7 at Riley's Lock, Potomac. 301-353-0200.

DCRRC 1-MILE/3-K -- Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at Wakefield High School, Arlington. 703-241-0395.

Future

MCRRC TAKE BACK THE NIGHT 5K -- Aug. 2 at 7 p.m. in Olney. 301-353-0200.

DCRRC BLUEMONT 5K -- Aug. 4 at Bluemont Park, Arlington. 703-241-0395.

MCRRC GO FOR THE GLORY TRACK Meet -- Aug. 8 at 7:15 p.m. at Walt Whitman High, Bethesda. 301-353-0200.

MCRRC COMUS 5 K -- Aug. 14 at 5 p.m. in Comus. 301-353-0200.

DCRRC BETHESDA 5K -- Aug. 14 at 6 at Lynwood Recreation Center, Bethesda. 703-241-0395.

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

DCRRC PAUL THURSTON 4.5-MILE -- Aug. 18 at 6:45 p.m. at Burke Lake Park. 703-241-0395.

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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.

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.

Skating

WASHINGTON AREA ROADSKATERS has training and group skates in Washington. 202-249-2228.

Softball

ARLINGTON COED team needs male and female players for Saturday games. 703-499-3816.

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.

Water Polo

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

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

Etc.

INNER QUEST has 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 has cycling, hiking, rock climbing, canoeing and kayaking trips. 301-864-3070.