On the Move: Recreation sports calendar for Feb. 7

THE OLYMPIANFebruary 7, 2012 

On the move

Basketball

 • Shelton Youth Sports is hosting a tournament for kids in grades 5-8 Feb. 18-19 at Shelton High School. Fee is $200 with a four-game guarantee. Information: Craig, 360-280-0024

 • Olympia High boys basketball is hosting a free clinic for Olympia boys in grades 3-8. The clinic is Saturday from 10 a..m.-noon at Olympia’s gymnasiums. No preregistration required. Information: Olympia coach Luke Salme at lsalme@osd.wednet.edu.

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

 • 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

BOWLING

 • 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

FASTPITCH

 • Thurston County Fastpitch Association is offering a pitching and skills clinic every Sunday from 6-8 p.m. at Saint Martin’s University’s Charneski Recreation Center. The clinics run through March 11 and are open to girls of all skill levels and ages 6-14. Fee is $10 per session. Information: www.thurstoncountyfastpitch.com.

 • Registration for Thurston County Fastpitch Association will take place from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday and Feb. 25 at various locations. Fee is $40 for 8U teams and $75 for 10U, 12U and 14U teams. Information: www.thurstoncountyfastpitch.com

 • The Olympia Ice 14U team is looking for a pitcher, catcher and utility player. Indoor practices begin this month; the season ends in July. Information: Lewis Santos at 360-528-9139 or email at lejws@yahoo.com

GYMNASTICS

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

Miscellaneous

 • 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

 • 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

RuGBY

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

SOCCER

 • TC United, a program of Chinqually Booters Soccer Club, is hosting February Friday evening player clinics for kids ages U8 through U15. Sessions are Friday and Feb. 24 at the Lacey Regional Athletic Complex. Fee is $30 per session. Information: www.chinqually.org

 • Tumwater Soccer Club is registering players for its spring recreational program for players 8 and older. Games begin mid-March and end in early May. Registration ends Feb. 22 and fee is $55 per player. Information: www.tumwatersoccerclub.org

 • Registration is open for Tumwater Soccer Club’s super-mod program for kids ages 5-7. Program will be from 6-7 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays from April 11-May 18 at the Blackhills Community Soccer Complex. Registration ends April 8. Fee is $35. Information: www.tumwatersoccerclub.org

 • 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

TRACK AND FIELD

 • 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

Volleyball

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

 • The South Sound Youth Volleyball Academy, run by Tumwater High coach Tana Croft, begins spring sessions Sunday evenings from April 15 through May 20 for girls in grades 1-6. Information: www.ssyvba.com or email Tana Croft at ssyvba@gmail.com

SUBMISSIONS

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