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.

Baseball

CATHOLIC U. CAMPS for ages 8 to 18 start Dec. 28 and Jan. 7. 202-319-6092.

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 -- 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 -- Saturday, to Harpers Ferry ($23); 703-660-0840 or 301-320-9542. Bus for most trips leaves 16th and I NW at 8 a.m. with suburban stops.

CENTER CLUB -- Saturday, to Kennedy Peak; 703-467-9701. Saturday, to W&OD Trail; 703-525-3357.

MOUNTAIN CLUB OF MARYLAND -- Saturday, to Mount Marshall; 410-926-9298. Sunday, to Maryland Heights; 410-871-0066.

NORTHERN VIRGINIA CLUB -- Saturday, to Old Rag. Activities tape: 703-440-1805.

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

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

WANDERBIRDS -- Sunday, to Fetzer Gap ($18); 703-352-4685 or 202-462-7049. Bus for most trips leaves 17th and K at 8 a.m. with suburban stops.

Horses

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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.

Motorcycles

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

Orienteering

QUANTICO CLUB EVENT -- Sunday 11 to 1 at Wheaton Regional Park. 301-765-0841.

Rugby

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D.C. YOUTH ASSOCIATION plays in D.C. 202-544-7927.

FREDERICK CLUB practices in Frederick. 301-662-2599.

MARYLAND EXILES plays in Maryland. 301-652-7842.

MARYLAND STINGERS women's club plays in Hyattsville. 301-652-7842 or 703-837-0802.

NOVA CLUB practices in Falls Church. 703-715-6682 or 703-836-7175.

NOVA WOMEN'S CLUB practices Tuesdays and Thursdays. 703-715-6888.

POTOMAC A.C. CLUB plays in Washington. 202-659-9414.

POLTROONS INTERNATIONAL RFC needs 35+ players. 202-244-9412.

ROCKY GORGE CLUB practices in Laurel. 410-234-9713.

WASHINGTON CLUB practices and plays in Washington. 703-323-5634.

WASHINGTON RENEGADES plays weekly. 202-225-5706.

WASHINGTON WOMEN'S club practices near Brookland Metro. 301-699-5955 or 301-577-7317.

WEST POTOMAC club practices on Capitol Hill. 202-236-3548.

WILD GEESE needs players 35+. 202-237-6322.

Running/Walking

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

GAR WILLIAMS HALF-MARATHON -- Saturday at 9:30 at Belle Haven Park, Alexandria. 703-241-0395.

Future

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

JINGLE BELL JOG 8K -- Dec. 11 at 9 at Rockville Senior Center. 301-353-0200.

GLEN ECHO BREAD RUN 10K -- Dec. 11 at 10:30 at Glen Echo Park. 703-241-0395.

PVTC CHRISTMAS CAPER 10K/5K -- Dec. 17 at 8:30 at Hains Point. 703-481-3530.

TIDAL BASIN 3K -- Dec. 21 at noon at the Jefferson Memorial. 703-241-0395.

RED RIBBON RUN 5K -- Dec. 31 at 4 at George Mason University. A benefit for MADD. 703-379-1135.

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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.

CHESAPEAKE BAY CLUB -- SASE to P.O. Box 293, Patuxent River, MD 20670.

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.

Speedskating

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.

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 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.