Rec Cal

The Recreation Calendar lists recreational and participation sports submitted by nonprofit organizations. Mail to: Recreation Calendar, Reporter Newspapers, 18080 NE 68th St. #A150 Redmond, WA 98052, fax to 425-867-0784 or e-mail to sports@reporternewspapers.com.

The Recreation Calendar lists recreational and participation sports submitted by nonprofit organizations. Mail to: Recreation Calendar, Reporter Newspapers, 18080 NE 68th St. #A150 Redmond, WA 98052, fax to 425-867-0784 or e-mail to sports@reporternewspapers.com.

BASEBALL

DRAGON 12U BASEBALL CLUB TRYOUTS

The Dragons 12U Baseball Club is in search of competitive players. The club is a premier select team that will participate in league and tournament games in 2009. They will play approximately 60 games. Tryouts will take place soon. Contact Mark Gibson at mwjgibson@comcast.net or 206-409-5671; or Mike Kerr at mkerr120@comcast.net for more information.

WASHINGTON BASEBALL INSTRUCTION

Owned and operated by Ken Knutson of the University of Washington, and Scott Watson of ECC, Washington Basbeall Instruction is a brand-new facility in Woodinville providing baseball training programs. For more information visit www.washingtonbaseballinstruction.com.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS SELECT TRYOUTS

Club will be holding individual tryouts for the 16U, 17U and 18U 2009 season. Call Steve McGee 206-948-3980 or e-mail him at nationalsbaseball@comcast.net to arrange a time and day.

PREMIER BASEBALL CLUB

Tryouts for Sandy Koufax 13U and 14U teams and 15U Mickey Mantle teams will be held soon for the 2009 season. Tryout times are posted on www.premierbaseballclub.com. Contact Steven Schaefer at 425-457-6622 or Steven@premierbaseballclub.org.

PUGET SOUND STARS KOUFAX

Tryouts for the 2008 Sandy Koufax and tournament season. Tryouts Tuesday, Thursday and Sundays based on availability. Call Chris at 206-499-0431 or e-mail ish891@aol.com for a complete package about the program.

BASEBALL JAZZ

Professional baseball lessons, camps and 2008 Coaches Clinics. Directed by Steve Goucher and baseball Jazz staff. Contact Steve 206-230-9011 or www.baseballjazz.com.

SKILLS AND DRILLS CLASS

Put on by Stods Baseball and former pro player Steve Goucher. Call 425-643-8384 or visit www.stods.com.

MICKEY MANTLE 15U TRYOUTS

A 2007 nationally ranked 15U Mickey Mantle team needs a few extra players for its roster. To set up a private tryout call Jake at 425-306-0814.

PERFORMANCE TRAINING

Classes for baseball performance training designed to increase bat speed, velocity, overall power, speed and overall athletic ability. Call Jake, 425-306-0814.

EASTSIDE HUSKIES

TRYOUTS

Private tryouts to complete 13- and 14-year-old team rosters. Contact Brad Peterson for the 13 year olds, 425-802-0638 and Merel Williamson for the 14 year olds, 425-890-6648.

15U MICKEY MANTLE

The Dodgers are seeking a few players for the 2008 season. Pitchers and a shortstop are needed. Contact Parker Smollen, Pro32383@aol.com.

FOOTBALL

KIRKLAND BOYS & GIRLS FOOTBALL

The Kirkland Boys & Girls Club is now taking registrations for Jr. Kang and Rebel tackle football and flag football. Contact Stephanie Davidson at 425-250-4754.

INGLEMOOR JUNIOR FOOTBALL

Inglemoor Junior Football is accepting registrants for its fall tackle football program. The program is open to 7-to 14-year-olds. Registration information can be found at www.inglemoorvikings.org/docs/registration_update.htm or call 206-898-9021.

SOFTBALL

PERFORMANCE TRAINING

Classes to increase bat speed, velocity, overall power, speed and overall athletic ability. Call Jake, 425-306-0814.

NW LADYSHARKS 14U

A catcher and a few select position players needed. Call Dave, 206-419-7234 or Jeff, 206-730-5178.

BASKETBALL

EASTLAKE BASKETBALL AUCTION

Join the Eastlake Boys Basketball Booster Club for “Hoopfest” auction to kick off the 2008 basketball season at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 25 in the main gym. This is an opportunity to meet all the players and coaches, and browse through all auction items. There will be a Cold Stone ice cream tasting following Hoopfest. Come support the program and see the brand new scoreboard.

REDMOND GIRLS FUNDRAISER

The Redmond High School girls basketball booster club is presenting its second annual Shopping Gala from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Nov. 1 at the Redmond High School cafeteria. Some vendors who have committed already include Pampered Chef, Pet Lane, Tastefully Simple and many more. Call Joyce Martin at 425-943-8351 or Diane Parrott 425-836-9267 with questions.

NEWPORT SELECT BASKETBALL COACH

The Newport select Basketball program is looking for an 8th grade coach for the 2008-2009 season. Please contact Blaine Newland at blaine_newland@hotmail.com.

LAKE HEIGHTS MINI-LEAGUERS BASKETBALL SIGN-UP

Games and practices for children ages 3-6 at the new Lake Heights YMCA location starting Nov. 5. League will run for five weeks. Contact Vicky Hinds at vhinds@seattleymca.org or 425-644-8417. Also contact for children ages 7-12.

I-9 SPORTS BASKETBALL CLINIC SERIES

Held on Saturdays starting in September at Overlake Christian Church. Registration open for boys and girls in K-6th grade. To register call (877) 475-2949.

ISSAQUAH SELECT BOYS BASKETBALL

Program in grades 6-8 is hiring coaches for the 2008-09 season. These are paid positions. Interested parties should contact John Evans at 206-628-2405 or jevans@williamskastner.com.

KIRKLAND H.S. BASKETBALL FALL LEAGUE

The Kirkland Boys & Girls Club is taking registration now for girls basketball high school fall league. Contact Stephanie Davidson at 425-250-4754.

JUNIOR HIGH GYM NIGHT

Mondays 5 to 6:30 p.m. except school holidays. Free program for junior high students to shoot hoops, meet friends and eat pizza. 303 224th St. S.W., Bothell. 425-486-7430 or www.ci.bothell.wa.us.

KIRKLAND BOYS & GIRLS CLUB

Registration available for K-2 and 7th grade boys. Call 425-827-0132 or visit www.onepositiveplace.org.

NO FEAR LEAGUES

For boys and girls third grade through high school. 425-670-8877 or visit www.nofearbasketball.com.

SOCCER

NORTHSHORE YOUTH SOCCER LEAGUE

Indoor league, Lil’ Kickers (ages 3-4) runs September 13-Oct. 18; $55, League for ages 5-12 runs Sept. 15-Nov. 15; $75. Offered at Northshore YMCA. To register call 425-485-9797. For more information contact Chris Bellecourt at cbellecourt@seattleymca.org

ICWSL CO-ED 30+ TEAM

ICWSL, a Co-ed Over 30, non-competitive just for fun league, is looking for new players. Friday nights on Eastside all-weather turf fields. www.icwsl.org

KICK SOCCER SCHOOLS

Life is a Kick Soccer Schools presents Scott’s Hot Shots Summer Soccer Camps (ages 5-12) and Scott’s Soccer Tots classes (ages 4-6) at the Woodinville Indoor Soccer Center, 12728 N.E. 178th St. Call director Scott Hall at (206) 909-1212 or visit www.lifeisakick.com.

CROSSFIRE 18/19 PREMIER

Openings for additional players for its state GU-19 Division team next winter and spring. Contact coach Mark Korn at 206-719-5952.

VOLUNTEER COACHES NEEDED

For the City of Bellevue Fall Youth Sports soccer season. Must be available Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Call 425-452-4627 for more information and to receive a $20 discount towards your registration fee for being a volunteer coach.

LACROSSE

EASTSIDE EAGLES GIRLS LACROSSE SIGNUPS

Signups for 3/4, 5/6 and 7/8 grade teams. Details on www.egylax.org. E-mail info@egylax.org or call Greg & Patty Chapman at 425-788-1466.

BELLEVUE GIRLS LACROSSE

Lacrosse is available for girls grades 3-12 residing within the attendance boundaries of Sammamish, Interlake and Newport high schools. Call 425-643-5029 or go to www.bglacrosse.com.

LAKE SAMMAMISH GIRLS LACROSSE CLUB REGISTRATION

For Lake Washington and Northshore School District 9th -12th grade students. No experience necessary. Bruce Reid at 425-822-2889 or bruce.reid@verizon.net. www.lakesammamishlacrosse.com.

ISSAQUAH LACROSSE

SIGN UPS OPEN

Issaquah Lacrosse fall youth boys and girls registration is now live for 2nd -8th graders. Go to www.issaquahyouthlacrosse.com.

WRESTLING

KIRKLAND BOYS & GIRLS JR WRESTLING

Practices for Kindergarden - 6th grade are Monday and Wednesday evenings at Kirkland Jr. High. Call 425-827-0132.

NORTHSHORE WRESTLING

The 25th annual Northshore Kids Wrestling program will take place from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays Oct. 8-Nov. 3 in the Inglemoor High wrestling room. For information, call Tom Sewell at (206) 999-5622.

VOLLEYBALL

ADULT VOLLEYBALL OPEN GYM

The league began in September and open gym runs 6 to 8:30 p.m., every Monday at the W.A. Anderson Gym (18603 Bothell Way NE, Bothell). Cost: $3 drop-in fee. For details, or to register, visit www.ci.bothell.wa.us or call 425.486.7430.

HOCKEY

SNO-KING BEGINNING HOCKEY PROGRAM

For boys and girls ages 5-10 on Saturday’s at Kingsgate Ice Arena in Kirkland and Sunday’s at Castle Ice in Renton. Visit www.snokinghockey.com for more information and season start dates.

RUNNING

TEAM FASTT

Team FASTT, a triathlon team open to men and women of all ages and abilities, is encouraging anyone interested in triathlon’s to learn more about the organization at www.teamfastt.com or by contacting Lisa Worthington at 425-248-0908.

GOLF

BELLEVUE WOMEN’S 18-HOLE GOLF CLUB

Accepting membership applications for women interested in playing competitive golf. Weekly tournaments are held every Tuesday morning, through October at the Bellevue Municipal Golf Course. Molly Tomita (425-885-0561) or Anita Wong at (425-576-1456).

SWIMMING

SWIMMING LESSONS OFFERED

Wave Aquatics is currently registering swimmers of all levels for spring and summer seasons. The program covers the Northshore, Lake Washington and Riverview School District service areas. For more information go to www.waveaquatics.org, or contact Jim Verdier at coachjim@waveaquatics.org or (206) 403.6933.

SYNCHRONIZED SWIM OPEN TRY OUT

Seattle Synchronized Swim team invites interested participants to a free “Try-It” session on Saturday, Oct. 18. The sport combines swimming, dancing, and gymnastics. Come from 11 a.m. to noon at the Carole Ann Wald Memorial pool in St. Edward State Park, 14445 Juanita Drive N.E., Kenmore. To register or find out more call 425-968-8655, or e-mail us at seastars@seattlesynchro.com. Learn more at www.seattlesynchro.com.

CAMPS & CLASSES

KIRKLAND BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB

The Kirkland Boys & Girls Club is now taking registrations for kindergarten through 2nd grade basketball and wrestling, and 7th grade basketball For more information visit our website at www.onepositiveplace.org.

NON-CONTACT TAE KWON DO

For ages 7 and up. Learn traditional (non-contact) Tae Kwon Do Monday and Wednesday evenings from 7 to 8 p.m. Maywood Hills Elementary Gym in Bothell. Cost: For eight sessions $52 (residents) & $57 (non-residents). For details, or to register, please call 425.486.7430.

NORTHSHORE SPORTS CAMPS

Camps for ages 4-18 at Northshore YMCA. Camps are held in Bothell, Woodinville, Duvall and Lake Forest park. Register by calling 425-485-9797. Camps include: football, soccer, basketball, baseball, track & field, volleyball, cheer, speed, agility and quickness.

BELLEVUE PARKS AND RECREATION

Fall programs have started for the Bellevue Parks and Recreation program. To register call 425-452-6885 or go to MyParksandRecreation.com

• Mini Mites (Ages 3-4)

• Sports-a-palooza (Ages 3-5)

• Pre-Season Basketball Clinic (Ages 6-13)

• Mighty Mites Soccer League (Ages 5-6)

• Youth Soccer League (Ages 7-9)

• Junior Soccer League (Ages 10-12)

• Saturday Programs

• Biddy Sports Programs (Ages 3-6)

KIRKLAND BOYS & GIRLS CLUB

The Kirkland Boys & Girls Club is accepting registration for the following classes with information available at www.onepositiveplace.org:

• T-Ball/Tossball

• Spring Basketball grades 3-6

• Spring Flag Football grades 1-6

• Basketball boys grades 8-9 and girls grades 7-9

• Tae Kwon Do grades K-6

• Indoor Soccer Clinic ages 4-7

• Pee Wee Basketball ages 3-5

INTERLAKEN TRAILBLAZERS VOLKSSPORT CLUB

Held at 7 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month. Bellevue Regional Library, 1111 110th Ave. N.E., Bellevue. atthepond3@comcast.net.

SPEED CAMPS

The Washington Institute of Sports Medicine in Kirkland is offering sport specific training to enhance speed, running technique, agility and power for athletes of all ages, sports and ability levels. 425-820-2110 or visit www.washington-institute.com.

FREE INLINE SKATING LESSONS

Skatejourneys offers lessons every month at Alki in skating, stopping and turning, 6 p.m. Visit www.skatejourneys.com.

VELOCITY SPORTS TRAINING

Programs geared to enhance athleticism. Individual, small group and team programs both on and off site are available. Visit www.velocitysp.com/redmond or call 425-881-0647.

FISHING

CASTMASTERS BASS FISHING CLUB

Noncompetitive, meets 7 p.m. the second Wednesday of every month at the Round Table Pizza in Bellevue (Overlake area). Non-boaters welcome. Visit www.castmastersbassclub.com.

NORTHWEST BASSMASTERS CLUB

First Tuesday of each month at Bellefield Office Park Conference Center, ll50 114th Ave. S.E. Contact Kirk Bain, 425-922-3469.

RECREATION

LEARN TO ICE SKATE

Kingsgate Ice Arena in Kirkland for adults or youth to learn to ice skate or enhance the skills of experienced skaters for ice hockey or figure skating, 14326 124 Avenue, N.E. Visit www.kingsgateskatingclub.org or 425-821-7133, ext. 5.

BELLEVUE AQUATIC CENTER

Full range of programs for swimmers of all ages in aquarobics, water tai chi, group swim lessons and programs for developmentally and physically disabled persons. 60 143rd Ave. N.E., 425-452-4444.

BOTHELL/KENMORE POOLS

Northshore and Carole Ann Wald are two NW Center-managed pools in the Bothell/Kenmore area.Visit www.nwcenter.org.

CHEER

I-9 SPORTS CHEERLEADING CO-ED CLASSES

Held Sundays beginning Sept. 14 at Eastlake High School. Registration open for grades K-6. To register call (877) 475-2949.

LIBERTY BELL CHEER SQUAD

New classes will be offered on Tuesdays, Oct. 7 through Nov. 11 for children 4-14. Schedule is as follows: Cheerleading I: Ages 4 to 7, 6-6:45 p.m;

Cheerleading II: Ages 8 to 14, 7-7:55 p.m. at Lytle House in Bothell. Cost: $52 (residents), $57 (non-residents).

LIBERTY BELL SPIRIT SQUAD SAMMAMISH

Come and get your spirit on! Join Liberty Bell Spirit Squad staff as they teach cheerleading classes for all levels. The fundamentals of cheerleading as well as a competition routine to be performed on Nov. 15 will be taught over the six-week session. Uniform purchase available in class (cash or check on first night) for $35, includes: T-shirt, skort and poms. Come and join the fun! To sign up, visit www.libertybells.net. You can also contact Kindra at 206-303-9859 and Kindra@libertybells.net.

JUNIOR KANGS DRILL CAMP

Lake Washington High School Junior Kangs Drill Kamp will run 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 25. Girls Grades 6-9, learn a drill routine to perform with the 08-09 LW dance team at their annual Dance/Drill competition on Nov. 8. Cost: $50-$60 and includes Kangs T-shirt, hair ribbon, and technique handbook for review with the routine counts and basic drill moves that will be helpful in trying out for the team. Registration deadline Oct. 17. Lake Washington High School Gymnasium, 12033 NE 80th Street, Kirkland. Go to www.lwhsdrill.org.

MISCELLANEOUS

LA LUNA RYTHMIC GYMNASTICS

Tryouts run through October for girls ages 6-12 wanting to join the performing team. No prior experience is necessary. Gymnastics, ballet, dance or other athletic background helpful. Recreational classes for girls in rhythmic gymnastics, tumbling and ballet are also forming. Call 425-681-4303 for details and appointments.