BELTSVILLE CLUB plays Sundays. 301-937-6613.

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



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



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.


SOUTHERN MARYLAND club meets in Lusby. 301-863-3553 or 301-862-3279.

VIRGINIA ACADEMY OF FENCING has lessons in Springfield. 703-321-4922.



ALEXANDRIA Y has classes for boys and girls. 703-549-0850.

ALL STAR RHYTHMIC club has classes and

team training in McLean and Fairfax.


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.



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

AUDUBON NATURALIST SOCIETY -- Saturday, bird walks in conjunction with National Gallery's Aububon exhibit. Preregistration required. 301-652-9188 Ext. 10.

CAPITAL CLUB -- Saturday, to Bird Knob ($23); 703-671-6577 or 703-796-9130. Bus for most trips leaves 16th and I NW at 8 a.m. with suburban stops.

CENTER CLUB -- Saturday, to Sugarloaf; 703-451-1341. Saturday, to Great Falls; 202-408-0814. Sunday, to Old Rag; 703-765-0833. Thursday, to Sky Meadows; 703-517-3490.

MOUNTAIN CLUB OF MARYLAND -- Wednesday, to Liberty Reservoir; 410-363-8434. Wednesday, to Gwynns Falls Trail; 410-486-8738.

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


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

WANDERBIRDS -- Sunday, to Little Crease Mountain ($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.

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.

HYAN FORGE RIDING SCHOOL has classes and camps for ages 5 and up in Crownsville. 410-923-8808.

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.

ROCKING S RANCH has trail rides and lessons in Winchester. 540-678-8501.

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.


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

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

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

HELP THE HOMELESS WALKATHON -- Saturday at 9 on the Mall, to benefit Fannie Mae Foundation charities. 877-925-5484.

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

OUTBACK STEAKHOUSE 5K -- Sunday at 9 in Hyattsville. 301-985-5021.

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

VIRGINIA RUN TURKEY TROT 5K -- Thursday at 8 in Centreville. 703-815-1136.

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

YMCA TURKET TROT 5K -- Thursday at 9:05 in Fredericksburg; youth 1-mile at 7:45. 540-371-9622.

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

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


RESTON MILE -- Nov. 25 at 8:30 at Reston Town Center, for Neediest Kids Inc. 202-263-8520.

WRIGHT STUFF 5K -- Dec. 3 at 8 at Greenbelt Youth Center. SASE to 8150 Lakecrest Dr. #710, Greenbelt, MD 20770. 301-92-9246.

JINGLE ALL THE WAY 10K -- Dec. 11 at 8 in Washington. 301-871-0400.


NATIONAL CAPITAL club meets at the Gardens Ice House, Laurel. 301-445-3508.

SILVER BLADES club meets at Northwest Rink, Baltimore. 410-823-5923.

Table Tennis

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

NORTHERN VIRGINIA TABLE Tennis Club plays in Arlington. 703-442-9633.


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.