On the move: Recreation sports listings for Dec. 20

THE OLYMPIANDecember 20, 2011 


 • The New England Catching camp for baseball and fastpitch will be Jan. 28-29 at the Sports Perfect Training Center in Olympia. Information: Ryan Haddock at rhaddock@comcast.net or 360-480-6680

 • Michael “Whitey” Spencer gives instruction Fridays and Sundays through the fall and winter. Fee is $125 for four one-hour sessions. Information: Tara Spencer at 360-951-8071

 • James McCann, a second-round draft pick by the Detroit Tigers this year, will hold a Holiday Catching Camp from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Dec. 28-29. Space is limited. Cost: $65. Information: Tara at 360-951-8071.


 • Shelton Youth Sports will host two tournaments for boys in grades 5-8, Jan. 21-22 and Feb. 18-19, at the Shelton High School Minidome. Both tournaments guarantee four games for $200 fee and will have certified referees and awards. Information: Craig Gregory, 360-280-0024

 • Sign up for the 24th annual KVA Tumwater Youth Basketball season for boys and girls in grades 5-8. Boys tournaments Feb. 11-12 and 25-26; girls tournaments Feb. 18-19 and March 3-4. Fee: $160 per game with a four-game guarantee. Information: Dave Vernon, 360-943-3200

 • Mountain Madness Tournament series in Eatonville for boys in grades 5-8 and girls in grades 5-6 begins in January. Fee: $200 for four games. Information: www.cruisertournaments.com or 206-387-9327.

 • South Puget Sound Community College hosts Game Time Elite training from 1-3 p.m. Saturdays and 2-4 p.m. Sundays for boys and girls in grades 6-12. Information: Xavier Florence at 360-918-6268 or gametimeskills@gmail.com

 • Olympia Reign player Mike Ward conducts training camps Tuesdays and Thursdays at Komachin Middle School for boys and girls ages 5-18. Fee is $50 a month for one session per week or $100 a month for two sessions per week. Information: 360-350-2304

 • South Sound AAU girls teams, ages 5-9; grades 5-8; grades 9-12. Information: Vanessa McClendon at 253-355-6497 or northwest magic@yahoo.com


 • Bowlers needed for leagues at Prairie Lanes: Thursday Night Mixed League, Wednesday Parent-Child League, Sunday Night Mixers, Friday Men’s League. Information: 360-458-2695

 • Senior bowlers wanted for games at 1 p.m. Mondays at Westside Lanes. Averages range from 97-200. Information: Louise Alverson, 360-786-1034

 • Powder Puff League for women on Wednesdays in Tumwater. Information: Maxine Hallmeyer, 360-352-2972


 • Saint Martin’s University is holding a hitting camp for girls of all ages 7 and up Dec. 19-21 at the SMU Recreation Center. The camp will run from 9-10:30 a.m. for ages 7-10; 10:30 a.m.-noon for 11-14; and 1-2:30 p.m. for 15-18. Players should provide own batting helmets and bats, if possible. Cost is $75. Registration forms online at www.smusaints.com. Information: SMU softball coach Rick Noren, 253-651-2901 or rnoren@stmartin.edu

 • The Olympia Ice, a 14U team, is looking for a pitcher, catcher and utility player. Indoor practices begin in January; season ends in July. Information: Lewis Santos, 360-528-9139

 • Ex-Black Hills High, Purdue and Central Washington player Kelsey Haupert offers lessons. Information: 360-789-6932 or email moe531@comcast.net

 • Saint Martin’s assistant coach Tana Lingl offers instruction. Information: 360-915-3780


 • Washington Cavaliers adult amateur team seeks players. Information: 360-480-1212


 • Olympia Parks, Arts and Recreation offers youth classes. Four-week fee: $24. Information: 360-753-8380


 • The Olympia Horseshoe Club invites new members of all ages and experience levels Mondays and Thursdays from 1-3 p.m. at Yauger Park. Information: 360-956-0627 or 360-357-6846

 • Thurston County Parks and Recreation accepts requests for use of Kenneydell and Griffin athletic fields, as well as Chehalis Western Trail. Information: 360-786-5595 or thurston-parks.org

 • Olympia Officials Association seeks basketball, volleyball and flag football refs. Information: Dan at 360-943-3424 or 360-561-8302

 • Olympia Specialty Sports Umpire Association accepts members, provides training. Information: ossua.org


 • Budd Bay Rugby Football Club is open to men and women. Practices are Tuesdays and Thursdays. Information: buddbayrugby.com


 • Rally Athlete Training team has openings for those wanting to run/walk a half or full marathon in honor of children fighting cancer. Training is every Saturday starting in January. Information: 360-888-0123 or email Kathi Clarke at kathi@rallyfoundation.org

 • A training group for May’s Capital City Marathon and half marathon begins Jan. 14. Fee: $75. Information: www.capitalcitymarathon.org or 360-705-2580


 • Puget Sound Slammers, formerly South Sound FC, is holding its January Winter Sports Academy from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Jan. 9, 16, 23, and 30 at the Regional Athletic Complex in Lacey for boys and girls ages 7-13. Cost is $20 for all four nights and includes a T-shirt. Register online at www.pugetsoundslammers.org. Information: Diana Rees at 360-280-7542

 • Thurston County Parks and Recreation seeks USSF-certified referees for adult leagues. Full-length, 11-a-side games pay $42. Information: 360-786-5595; TDD line 360-754-2933


 • Die Hards Track and Field Club for people older than 50 meets 10:30 a.m.-noon Sundays at Ingersoll Stadium, and the first Sunday of every month at the hammer cage at The Evergreen State College. Information: 360-250-5527 or 360-956-1882


 • Officials are needed for schools in Thurston and Mason counties. Training provided. Information: Ron Zielin, 360-491-3151


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