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West Coast Baseball Academy will offer training camps for ages 10-11 and 12-13 from 9 a.m.-noon on Monday-Thursday beginning June 25 and July 9 . Cost is $150. Call 253-536-8001 or check for details and registration.

Saint Martin's University will conduct two camps for ages 7-12 on June 25-28 and July 16-19 and one camp for ages 13-15 on July 9-12 at the SMU Baseball Field. All sessions will be from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost for ages 7-12 is $185 and includes a Demarini bat and for ages 13-15 is $205 including the same bat. Call 360-438-4305.

Pepsi Select/Connie Mack 16U and 18U teams are looking for players to finalize their 2007 rosters. E-mail

Hitting and pitching instruction available. Individual and small group sessions for ages 8-16. Call Jeff at 360-870-7089.

Youth pitching instruction for ages 8-14. Call Terry at 360-259-7497.

Airport Golf and Batting Cages in Tumwater is taking registrations for Thursday evening hitting clinics. Ages 8-18. Space is limited. To sign up, call 360-786-8626.


Capital High School will conduct a girls camp at the high school June 25-28 from 9-11:30 a.m. for players entering grades 8-12 and 1-3 p.m. for players entering grades 3-7. Cost is $70 before June 20, $75 after June 20. Save $5 by registering with a friend. Call Colleen at 360-561-2627.

Evergreen State College will have open gym for women 17-and-up from 6-8 p.m. every Weds. beginning June 20. A boys and girls summer camp will be held for ages 13-17 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., July 16-20. Cost is $145. A you skills camp also will be held for ages 8-13 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Thu. and 9 a.m.-noon Friday on July 23-27 . Cost is $145. Call360-867-6858.

Tumwater Parks & Rec will conduct an All-Sports Youth Basketball Camp for boys and girls ages 8-15 on Aug. 13-17 at Black Hills High School. Cost is $75. Call 360-754-4160.

Tumwater High School is running a boys fundamental camp for players entering grades 3-9 from 9 a.m.-noon on July 9-12 at Tumwater High. Cost is $65. Call Marty Reid at 360-709-7642 or 360-456-7244.

Black Hills High School will host a clinic from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on July 9-12 for boys entering grades 4-9. Cost is $75. To register, e-mail coach Tal Wold at

Tumwater High School will hold its camp for girls entering grades 3-8 on June 26-28. Cost is $60. Registration forms are at the high school, or call coach Nick Greenwell at 360-709-7637.

River Ridge High School will host a five-day clinic July 16-20. Two-hour sessions will be broken into three age groups: Grades 3-6, 7-8 and 9-12. Cost is $50. Call 360-280-7173 or e-mail

Saint Martin's University will hold a girls basketball camp for ages 8-18 from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on June 25-28 at the SMU Pavilion. Cost is $165. Call 360-438-4305.

Saint Martin's University will hold boys basketball camps for ages 8-12 from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on July 9-12 and for ages 13-15 on July 16-19 at the SMU Pavilion. Cost for either camp is $165. Call 360-438-4305.

Advantage Basketball Camps will run summer 2007 camps at various locations and cities throughout Washington. Call 1-800-670-0013 or check

No Fear Basketball is offering AAU teams and training for boys and girls in grades 3-12. Call Ciara at 425-670-8877 or check

The Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) offers over 850 basketball tournaments per year in the states of Washington and Idaho for players in grades 1-12. For information call 1-800-228-4872 or check or

Hawks Prairie Girls Youth Basketball tryouts for new members in grades 2-8. This organization is a competitive developmental program for future River Ridge High School athletes. Call Terri Evans, 360-701-7679 or 360-438-1344.


Saint Martin's University will hold two softball camps for ages 8-12 from 9 a.m.-noon and for ages 13-18 from 1-4 p.m. The first camps will be July 9-12 and the second camps Aug. 13-16 at SMU Softball Field. Cost is $80 per camp. Call 360-438-4305.

Hitting instruction for all ages, including single and ongoing sessions. Cage rental. Call Jeff at 360-870-7089.

Olympia Umpires Association needs umps for ASA fastpitch and slowpitch. Adult and youth divisions. Call John, 360-438-0191, or e-mail


Lacey Parks and Recreation offers classes in Pilates, Kick Boxing, Cardio Salsa, Yoga, Tai Chi, Aqua Aerobics, Deep Water Aerobics and Fitness Swimming. Call 360-491-0857.


Black Hills Junior Football League 2007 applications for players and cheerleaders in grades 2-8 are available at, Lacey Parks & Rec., MVP Sports and UPS Store. Call Chuck at 360-456-3114.

The Thurston County Youth Football League is accepting registration forms for the 2007 fall season. Check for a registration form, or call Todd Wilmovsky at 360-584-6245. Players ages 7 to 13 may participate.


LeAnne Hine is offering group and private lessons for all levels of ability at the Marvin Road Golf & Batting Range. Call LeAnne at 360-790-3674.

PGA Golf Center is offering a variety of 2007 instruction programs, including 10- to 15-minute free sessions by Don Rasmussen, through September. Call 360-493-1000.

Tumwater Valley Golf Course is offering a Women's Executive Golf League at 5:30 p.m. on Mondays through Sept. 3. Cost is $15. Call 360-943-9500.

Tumwater Valley Golf Course is offering a Men's NFL Golf League at 5:30 p.m. on Thursdays through August. Cost is $30. Call 360-943-9500.

Airport Golf Center in Tumwater offers a variety of instruction and leagues for all ages. Call 360-786-8626.

Tumwater Valley Municipal offers lesson packages. Instruction by PGA pro Stu Aden and assistant Kris Swanson. Golfers 62 and older or 20 and younger get discounts. Call 360-943-9500.

Change Your Game Golf Instruction, private, groups, golf schools, taught by professional instructor Jeff Parsons. Marvin Road Golf and Batting Range, 360-438-2299 or 360-790-7270.

The First Tee of Olympia is accepting registration for boys and girls, ages 8-17, for the 2007 Junior Golf Program. Registration includes daily range and course usage along with life skill classes. $50 fee. Call 360-493-1000.


Youth classes through Olympia Parks Department. Sessions for parents and tots age 18 months to 3 years are 10 a.m. Fridays or 10:15 a.m. Saturdays. Sessions for kids age 3-4 are 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays, 9:15 a.m. Fridays or 11 a.m. Saturdays. Sessions for youth age 5-8 are 6:15 p.m. Wednesdays or 9:15 a.m. Saturdays. Cost $24 for four weeks. Call 360-753-8380.


Sprinker Recreation Center offers a variety of ice hockey programs for all ages. For further information call 253-798-4000 or check

Martial arts

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu of Olympia offers classes for children (5-6 p.m.) and adults (6-8 p.m.) Monday-Thursday and 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturdays. Training in gi, no-gi and mixed martial arts is offered at all levels of experience. Call 360-485-2243 or check

Masters Na's Black Belt Academy in Lacey offers tae kwon do classes for children three years and older, families, adults and seniors. Afterschool Fit Kick classes and tae kwon do birthday parties also are available. Call 360-455-1600 or check

Shelton Butokukan Karate Club offers family-oriented self-defense classes. Call 360-427-0374.

The Academy of Brian Johnson Karate and Fitness in Lacey has classes in Kenpo karate, Muay Thai kickboxing, boxing, submission grappling, shito-ryu karate and cardio kickboxing. Classes are from 4-9 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Saturday and 7:15-9:15 p.m. Sunday. Call 360-413-9900 or check

House of Kung Fu in downtown Olympia has a variety of classes for adults and children, as well as an after-school ìpick upî program on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Call 360-705-0242 or check on the Web at

Traditional Okinawan program for men, women and children 7 and older. Classes are 5:30-7 p.m., Mon. and Weds., at Mason General Hospital. Cost is $50 per month. Call Nelson Shifrin, 360-427-5028.

Classes in kickboxing, Brazilian jujitsu, judo, aikido, tae kwon do, boxing, wrestling and ultimate fighting. American Top Team Olympia. Classes from noon-9 p.m., Mon-Sat. Call Dennis or Jeff at 360-754-8501.

Tae kwon do classes for families, kids and adults are held daily at Young-Hak Lee U.S. Martial Arts Center. Call 360-459-3661.


South Sound Ultimate Players is organizing coed ultimate frisbee the year around in Thurston County. Check

Lacey Parks and Recreation is offering an introductory class to sports for children that emphasizes fun, friendship and skillbuilding while using age-appropriate games to teach sport fundamentals. Equipment is provided. Call 360-491-0857.

Olympia Downtown YMCA will hold a free Late Night Teen Program every Saturday night. Various sports will be available. Call Joe at 360-357-6609, ext. 142.

Cheerleading tryouts for all-star competitive cheerleading are being held for grades K-12. Call Misty Bowcutt at 360-786-8310 or 360-413-9855.

The Evergreen State College offers classes in weightlifting, walking for fitness, Olympic tae kwan do, kung fu, various styles of dancing, yoga, fencing, tai chi, danzan ryu jujitsu, aqua aerobics and other activities. Cost ranges from $25 to $81 per person. Register online at or at the school's Recreation Center Office. Call 360-867-6770 or check

Adult Coed Dodge Ball at Valley Athletic Club, Tumwater. Non-stinging balls used. Brief instruction, coaching, and officiating provided. Call 360-352-3400, Ext. 104.

Olympia Horseshoe Pitchers meet Mondays and Thursdays at Bernie's Barn. All pitchers are welcome. Call 360-357-6846 or 360-866-4846.

Olympia Officials Association needs basketball, volleyball, and flag football officials. Call Dan, 360-943-3424 or 360-561-8302.


Olympia Area Rowing is offering a 6-week novice crew program for high school and middle school students who have completed the seventh grade. Classes are 8-10 a.m., Mon.-Wed.-Fri., June 25-Aug. 3. Cost is $150 and classes meet at the OAR boathouse near Swantown. Call Stephen at 360-867-9984 or check

Olympia Area Rowing is offering a 9-session Learn-to-Row beginning June 15 then continuing 1-3:30 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays from June 16-July 15. Cost is $175 with $100 going toward OAR membership if choosing to join. Call Leo at 360-754-8479 or check


Budd Bay Rugby Football Club welcomes new players, men or women. Experience not required. Call Mike Steenhouse, 360-570-0273.

High School Rugby open to all boys and girls of high school age in South Sound. No experience necessary. Boys contact head coach Pete Sullivan at 360-786-0470. Girls contact head coach Alex Goff at 360-791-2685


Roller hockey, speed skating at Skateland in Olympia. Roller hockey Fridays, 6 to 7 p.m. Cost $40 for four weeks. Inline or quad hockey. Beginning speed skating, offered free, Wednesdays, 6:30 to 7 p.m. Call Dani at 360-280-3323.

Ice skating lessons at Sprinker Recreation Center. Eight weeks for $55. Call 253-798-4000.


Wembley Soccer Academy is offering a series of camps and clinics between July 10 and Aug. 14. For further information or to register online check or call 360-943-8233.

A British Soccer Camp will offer half-day camps July 23-27 at Pioneer Park. Cost is $104 before July 13 and $114 after July 13. Call Tumwater Parks & Rec at 360-754-4160.

Golden Goals Soccer Camp will offer half-day camps July 9-13 at Lakepoint for ages 5-6 (9-10:30 a.m.), ages 7-8 (10:30 a.m.-noon) and ages 9-plus (9 a.m.-noon). Cost is $40 for ages 5-8 and $80 for ages 9-plus. Call John at 360-790-6657 or register online at

Golden Goals Soccer Camp will offer residential camps for $435 and day camps (9 a.m.-4 p.m., Mon.-Fri.) for $180 on July 8-13 and Aug. 5-10. Call John at 360-790-6657 or register online at

Evergreen State College is offering day camps at The Evergreen State College from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 9 a.m.-noon on Friday on June 25-29, July 2-6 and July 30-Aug. 3. Call John at 360-790-6657 or e-mail

Evergreen State College is offering day camps at The Evergreen State College from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 9 a.m.-noon on Friday on June 25-29, July 2-6 and July 30-Aug. 3. Call John at 360-790-6657 or e-mail

South Sound FC is looking for players to complete its girls U13 select team. Call Cathy at 360-951-2295.

O-Town Future Stars Camp for boys and girls will be held at Olympia High School soccer fields June 25-27 and July 23-25. Preschool (4-5) is from 10-11:30 a.m., Kinder-First grade and Second-Third grades are 10-noon, and Fourth-Fifth grades are 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Cost for each camp is $40. Call Tessa at 360-481-6158 or e-mail

Blackhills Football Club is looking for additional players for its FC Girls U13 Aksdal and Boys U15 Cortez teams. For tryouts call James Charette at 360-943-8233.

Saint Martin's University is offering summer camps at the Lacey Regional Athletic Complex. The first is Elite Goalkeeping for ages 12-18 from 8:30-11:30 a.m. and 1-3:30 p.m. on June 25-28 and costs $155. Local Goalkeeping is for ages 11-18 from 1-3:30 p.m. on July 9-12 and costs $90. Youth Skills is for ages 6-11 from 8:30-11:30 a.m. on July 9-12 and costs $90. High School Camp is for ages 14-18 from 9-11:30 a.m. and 1-3:30 p.m. on July 23-26 and costs $240 per individual or $3,000 per team. Call 360-438-4305.


Umpires needed for slowpitch, girls fastpitch and Little League baseball. Call Dan Swisher, 360-357-6056; Joe Jewell, 360-352-9617; Don Goldsby, 360-943-2819; Gary DeRouchie, 360-456-0237; Jerry Sinks, 360-943-4084; Quentin McGuire, 360-352-6272.

Flash Fastpitch based out of Chehalis is looking for players, ages 14U, for the 2007 season. For information, call 360-291-2611. Ask for John Woods.


The Evergreen State College is offering morning and evening family and traditional swim lessons. Evening classes are Mon. and Wed. nights from June 25-July 18 . Morning lessons are Mon.-Thurs. from June 25-July 5. Another evening session begins July 23 , and subsequent morning sessions begin every two weeks. Call 360-867-6770 or register online at

Synchronized swim classes open to people of all ages, skill levels at Olympia Downtown YMCA. Call 360-357-6609.

Senior water fitness classes from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays at the Olympia Downtown YMCA for those who want deep water-only fitness class. Take classes with Ellen Becker, certified water instructor. Cost $4 per class for non-members, free to members. Call 360-357-6609.

Lacey Parks and Recreation has programs ranging from year-round swim lessons to aquatic fitness, fitness swim, lifeguard training, private pool parties and recreational swimming. Call 360-491-0857.

The Evergreen State College lessons for children and adults. Call 360-866-6000, ext. 6770, or send e-mail to

Olympia Downtown YMCA offers programs. Adult lessons Mondays through Fridays. Cost $29 for full members; $41/50 for basic members. Open pool lap swims all week. Water fitness classes Monday through Friday for all ages. Call 360-357-6609.

Briggs Community YMCA has classes, plus Red Cross certification in professional rescue, first aid and CPR. Call 360-753-6576.

Evergreen Swim Club tries to provide a fun and competitive swimming experience for ages 6 and up. One-week free trials available. Contact coach Ian Hardie, 360-753-3562 or

Thurston Olympians Swim Club has precompetitive through masters instruction for all ages. Call Kelli Denney, 360-956-1948.

Evergreen Masters program for adults who want to compete, improve fitness or train for triathlons. Call 360-705-0365.

Capital Divers and Aquatics has masters swim team and water aerobics. Call 360-866-3684.


Tumwater Parks & Rec will offer weekly summer tennis sessions for youth of all levels of ability taught by USPTA Certified Developmental Tennis Coach Greg Bert. Sessions are offered in June, July and August and cost $55 per session. Call 360-754-4160.


All-Comers Meets will be held at the Tumwater High School track from 6-8 p.m. on June 13, 20 and 27. Events offered are hurdles, 100, 200, 400, 800 and 1,600 meters, relay, long, triple and high jumps, shot put, discus and javelin. There will be a $4 gate fee. Athletes can do as many events as they desire.

Capella Track Club, a subsidiary of Gymnastics Elite in Tumwater, is offering indoor pole vaulting classes 4:30-6:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and open vaulting on Fridays. Call Gymnastics Elite at 360-956-1319 or e-mail

Die Hards Track and Field Club, for people over 50, meets 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesdays, North Thurston High. Call 360-357-5867.


Volleyball officials are needed to officiate games at Thurston and Mason county schools and recreational leagues. Training and mentoring are provided. Call Ron at 360-491-3151.

Olympia High School will conduct two sessions during its 2007 Bear Camp. Session I will be 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. June 25-27 for players entering grades 9-12 and costs $65. Session II will be 1:30-5:30 p.m. June 25-27 for players entering grades 6-8 and costs $55. Contact Laurie by voicemail at 360-596-7266 or e-mail

Saint Martin's University will hold two camps on July 23-26. One is for ages 6-13 from 8 a.m.-11:30 a.m., the other is for ages 14-18 from 1-4 p.m. Both will be held at SMU Pavilion, and cost is $125 for either camp. Call 360-438-4305.

Lacey Parks and Recreation offers drop-in open gym Masters Volleyball for women 40-and-over and men 50-and-over from 9 a.m.-noon Sundays at the Komachin Middle School Gym. Cost is $4 at the door. Call 360-491-0857.

Lacey Parks and Recreation is offering indoor and outdoor coed, women's and men's volleyball leagues for adults throughout the year. Cost varies by season. Call 360-491-0857.

Lacey open gym for men and women masters players ages 50 and above. Sundays, 9 a.m. to noon, Komachin Middle School. Call 360-491-0857.

Open gym for high school players at Evergreen College Wednesdays, Sundays, 6:30 p.m. Call 360-491-6643 or check


Mat Rat Freestyle wrestling for all ages is offered from 5:30-7 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at Black Hills High School. Call Mark at 360-352-5448.

Perpetual Motion team. Ages 6-12. Call 360-352-5448.

Tumwater Freestyle Club offers wrestling for ages 5-open. Cost is $50 for the season. Call Greg Hargrave, 360-352-6839.


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