On the Move for September 7


 • T-ball and coach-pitch will be offered this fall for ages 3-7 through the South Sound YMCA. Practices start Monday and games will be Saturdays from Sept. 25 to Oct. 23. Volunteer coaches needed. Information, or call 360-357-6609.


 • An AAU girls program for players in the Olympia and Tacoma areas for the Mini Magic (ages 5-9); juniors (grades fifth-eighth) and high school (ninth-12th grades). Information, Vanessa McClendon at 253-355-6497 or e-mail

 • The Dangerous Dunkers will hold tryouts for their seventh grade girls basketball team for winter and spring tournaments. Contact Jeff at 360-280-0828, e-mail or check

 • Youth teams forming for fall leagues for girls in sixth and seventh grades who will attend Olympia High. Information, or e-mail


 • The Classy Seniors League needs male and female bowlers for 1 p.m. Mondays at Westside Lanes. All averages welcome. Information, Louise Alverson at 360-786-1034.

 • Powder Puff League needs female bowlers for the Wednesday league in Tumwater. Call Maxine Hallmeyer at 360-352-2972.


 • Washington Illusion 18A team is looking for a pitcher. Information, call Julie at 360-957-0664 or e-mail

 • The Chehalis-based Mustangs 12U select team is looking for a catcher. The fall tournaments begin Sunday. Information, contact Brian Massingham at 360-520-0782 or e-mail


 • The South Sound Football Officials Association seeks officials for middle school and high school. Training and pay will be provided. Information: Tom Jones at 360-357-8833 or 360-481-8833.


 • Youth classes available through Olympia Parks, Arts & Recreation Department. Sessions for parents and tots age 18 months to 3 years are 11:45 a.m. Fridays or 10:15 a.m. Saturdays. Sessions for kids ages 3-4 are 6 p.m. Wednesdays, 9:15 a.m. Fridays or 11 a.m. Saturdays. Sessions for children ages 5-8 are 6:45 p.m. Wednesdays or 9:15 a.m. Saturdays. Fee is $24 for four weeks. Information, 360-753-8380.


 • The following sports will be offered through the South Sound YMCA, with practices starting Monday and games Saturdays from Sept. 25-Oct. 30: Outdoor soccer for ages 3-16; basketball for ages 7-13; golf for ages 5-14; roller hockey for ages 7-18; volleyball for ages 5-14. Volunteer coaches needed. Information, or call 360-357-6609.

 • Thurston County Parks and Recreation is accepting requests for use of the Kenneydell and Griffin athletic fields as well as the Chehalis Western Trail. Call (360) 786-5595 or check

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

 • Olympia Specialty Sports Umpire Association is accepting new members and provides training to become an umpire. Check


 • Cross-country will be offered this fall for ages 6-15 through the South Sound YMCA. Practices start Monday and meets will be held Fridays from Sept. 24-Oct. 22. Volunteer coaches needed, Information, or call 360-357-6609.

 • The Capital Invite Citizens Race, a cross-country race on grass and trails, will be Saturday at Capital High School. Registration begins at 8 a.m., or pre-register at The race begins at 9:30 a.m. Information: Call 360-918-1797 or e-mail


 • Olympia Area Rowing is offering 10 sessions of team rowing classes. Classes meet Mondays and Thursdays at 5:45 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m.-noon. Information, or e-mail


 • High school rugby for boys and girls, no experience necessary. The Barbarians (boys U19 team) and the Steelheads (girls U19 team) practice 4 p.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Contact Tom Cusack, 360-888-6755 or e-mail

 • Budd Bay Rugby Football Club seeks new men or women players, no experience necessary. Call Debbie Lainfiesta, 937-287-6190 or check


 • The Tumwater Soccer Club fall super-mod program for 5-, 6- and 7-year-olds is starting. Registration deadline is Monday and the program starts Sept. 15. Fee is $55 per player (family discounts available). Information,

 • Outdoor soccer will be offered this fall for kids ages 3-16 through the South Sound YMCA. Practices start Monday and games will be held Saturdays from Sept. 25 to Oct. 30. Volunteer coaches also needed. Information, or call 357-6609.

 • The Olympia United Soccer Club will hold a fall super mod program for players in kindergarten through second grade. Season runs from Sept. 15-Oct. 30 with games weekly at LBA Park. Information, call 360-561-0249 or check

 • Olympia United’s fall registration is open for recreational soccer for U8-U12 and U17-U19 players. Games begin the second week of September. Check or call 360-561-0249.

 • Thurston County Parks and Recreation is looking for USSF-certified referees for adult soccer leagues. Eleven-a-side, full-length games pay $42 per match. Information: Call Thurston County Parks and Recreation at 360-786-5595, TDD line at 360-754-2933.


 • Die Hards Track and Field Club, for people over 50, meets 9-10:30 a.m. on Sundays at Tumwater High School. Call 360-352-4978.


 • Officials are needed in Thurston County and Shelton-area schools in the fall. Information, Ron Zielin with the Thurston County Volleyball Officials Board at 360-491-3151.


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