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

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 -- 240-644-4024.

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

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. Saturday, to Hazel Country ($23); 703-660-0840 or 703-406-9226. Bus for most trips leaves 16th and I NW at 8 a.m. with suburban stops.

CENTER CLUB -- Saturday, to Carroll County, Md.; 301-773-7527. Saturday, to Capital Crescent Trail; 202-408-0814. Saturday, Skyland to Panorama; 703-517-3490. Sunday, to Catoctin Mountain Park; 301-946-4497. Sunday, to Greenbelt Park; 410-381-2436.

MOUNTAIN CLUB OF MARYLAND -- Saturday, to Little Devil's Stairs; 410-889-8225. Sunday, to Rocky Ridges; 410-751-2947.

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

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

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

WANDERBIRDS -- Sunday, to Piney Branch and Sugarloaf trails ($18). 301-656-9169 or 202-462-7049. Bus for most trips leaves 17th and K

at 8 a.m. with suburban stops.

Motorcycles

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

Running/Walking

VETERANS 10K -- Friday at 8:30 in Annandale. 703-241-0395.

MMRF RACE FOR RESEARCH 5K -- Saturday

at 8 in West Potomac Park, Washington. 301-871-0400.

VOLKSMARCH 5K/10K WALKS -- Saturday at 6:30 p.m. at Seneca Creek State Park, Gaithersburg. 301-330-6410.

MCRRC MARATHON IN THE PARKS -- Sunday at 7 in Rockville. 301-353-0200.

TIDAL BASIN 3K -- Wednesday at noon at the Jefferson Memorial. 703-241-0395.

Future

FREEZE YOUR GIZZARD 5K -- Nov. 19 at 9 in Leesburg. 703-777-1368.

FOX TROT 1-MILE -- Nov. 19 at 9 at Fort Hunt Park. 703-799-0504.

KING OF THE ROAD 5K -- Nov. 19 in Rockville. 301-424-5200.

MCRRC LITTLE BENNETT'S REVENGE 5K -- Nov. 20 at 9 at Little Bennett Regional Park, Clarksburg. 301-353-0200.

THOMAS LABRECQUE 4-MILE -- Nov. 20 at 9:30 in Washington. 301-871-0400.

TURKEY TROT 5K -- Nov. 24 at 8 in Centreville. 703-815-1136.

ASHBURN FARM 10K/5K -- Nov. 24 at 8:15 in Ashburn. 703-729-5100.

YMCA TURKET TROT 5K -- Nov. 24 at 9:05

in Fredericksburg; youth 1-mile at 7:45. 540-371-9622.

B-CC YMCA TURKEY CHASE 10K -- Nov. 24 in Bethesda. 301-530-8500.

TURKEY TROT 5-MILE -- Nov. 24 at 10 in Alexandria. 703-241-0395.

Soccer

MONTGOMERY ADULT coed team needs goalie. 202-380-7660.

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.