ON THE MOVE for week of July 17


n Capitol Little League is offering a fall league from August to October. Signups are under way for ages 7-16. Cost is $80 for 12 and younger and $100 for 13 and older. Check for registration forms and information.

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

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

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

n 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.


n Summer Shootout Together We Can Tournament for teams in grades 4-9 will be July 28-29 at several gyms in the Tacoma area. The cost is $200 per team. The deadline to enter is July 23. Call Matt Robles at 253-720-9883 or send e-mail to

n Tryouts for a competitive girls basketball team will be held at the end of July for girls entering sixth grade and who will eventually be attending Capital High School. Games will start in September. Contact Dan Wilson at 866-8499 for more information.

n 3-on-3 Summer Blast Tournament will be Aug. 11-12 at Bucknell Park. Divisions for under-30 and over-30 men's teams, as well as over-6-foot-2 and under-6-foot-2. Entry fee is $100 per team. Five games guarantees. Deadline Aug. 3 . Call 360-456-1525 or send an e-mail to

n DAP Sports will hold a four-week summer "boot camp" open to boys and girls ages 8-17. Call Derrick Pringle at 360-5493-0578 or send e-mail to Space is limited.

n The Evergreen State College will hold a boys and girls summer camp for ages 13-17 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. July 16-20 . Cost is $145. A skills camp also will be held for ages 8-13 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. July 23-26 and 9 a.m.-noon July 27 . Cost is $145. Call 360-867-6858.

n 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.

n 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

n Northwest Christian High will hold boys and girls fundamentals camp featuring Green River Valley CC head coach Tim Malroy. The first camp will be Aug. 1-3 from 1-4 p.m. for grades 8-12, the second will be Aug. 8-10 for grades 5-7 from 9 a.m.-noon and for grades 8-12 at 1-4 p.m. Camp cost is $50 per session and limited to 30 participants. Call Christina at 360-491-2966.

n Tumwater Youth Basketball will hold South Puget Sound Fall Basketball leagues from Sept. 8 to Oct. 21. There are six divisions: girls grades 6-7, girls grades 8-9, boys grades 6-7, boys grades 8-9, high school girls JV and high school girls varsity. Team fee is $470. Deadline is Aug. 30 . Call Dave Vernon at 360-943-3200.

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

n 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

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

n 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.


n The Northwest Power 14U "A" girls fastpitch team is having tryouts for the 2008 season Aug. 2 and Aug. 7 from 6-8 p.m. Call coach Ed Hernandez at 456-0890 or 481-5887.

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

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


n 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.


n Tumwater High School will be offering its 19th annual football camp from July 23-26 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. for grades 3-8 and 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. for grades 9-12. Call Jamie Weeks at 360-754-0053 or 360-709-7609.

n 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.

n 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.

n Registration is being accepted for Adult flag football leagues. The league runs from Aug. 26 through Oct. 21. For more information, call Olympia Parks, Arts and Recreation at 360-753-8380.


n 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.

n PGA Golf Center is offering a variety of 2007 instruction programs through September. For $50, students offered two sessions a week and a bucket of balls a day. Call 360-493-1000.

n 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.

n 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.

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

n 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.

n 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.

n 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.


n 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.


n Sprinker Recreation Center offers a variety of ice hockey programs for all ages. Call 253-798-4000 or check

Martial arts

n 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

n 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

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

n 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

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

n 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.

n 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.

n 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.


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

n 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.

n 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.

n 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.

n 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

n 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.

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

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


n 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. weekdays through Aug. 3 . Cost is $150 and classes meet at the OAR boathouse near Swantown. Call Stephen at 360-867-9984 or check


n Washington Youth Rugby will hold a camp for boys and girls ages 11 to 18 on Aug. 21-23 at Rainier Vista Park in Lacey. Former U.S. men's national team player Riaan Van Zyl will lead the camp. The cost is $125 per player, and scholarships are available. Call 360-791-2685, send e-mail to or check online at

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

n 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


n The 32nd Lakefair 8K and 3K Road Race-Walk will be held at 8 a.m. July 21 . Cost is $30 (T-shirt) or $15 (no T-shirt). Race volunteers also are needed. Register by mail at CCMA, P.O. Box 1681, Olympia, WA 98507; in person at South Sound Running, 3409 Capitol Blvd., Olympia; or online at


n 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.

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


n Lacey Invite for men's and mixed teams will be July 21-22 at Bucknell Park. Entry fee is $100 per team. Four games guaranteed. Deadline July 17 . Call Betty Barnes at 360-459-8735.


n The Southwest Washington Soccer Association will holds its Fall team captain's meeting at 6 p.m., July 23 at the Thurston County Courthouse, Building No. 1, room No. 152. All individuals interested in playing adult soccer are encouraged to attend. For more information, call Thurston County Parks and Recreation at 360-786-5595.

n 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.

n The Evergreen State College is offering a day camp from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 9 a.m.-noon on Friday July 30-Aug. 3 . Call John at 360-790-6657 or check

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

n O-Town Future Stars Camp for boys and girls will be held at Olympia High School soccer fields July 23-25 . Preschool (ages 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

n 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.


n 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.

n Registration for Thurston County Parks and Rec Adult Co-Ed Fall softball is underway. Team fee is $575 for a 12-game session. Check for registration forms and additional information.


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

n 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.

n 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.

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

n 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.

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

n 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

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

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

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


n 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 July and August and cost $55 per session. Call 360-754-4160.


n 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

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


n Northwest Christian will be hold two volleyball camps emphasizing skill building to incrase individual and team play. The first camp will be held for 9-12 graders from 5:30 - 9 p.m. on July 23-25 . The second camp will be for 3-8 graders from 9 a.m. - noon on July 30-Aug. 2. Cost for each camp is $65. For more information, contact Pat Bowker at 402-9214 or Northwest Christian High School at 491-2966.

n 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.

n 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.

n 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.

n 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.

n 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.

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


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

n 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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