BEGINNERS CLASS Presented by the Yahi Bowmen, Oct. 12 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Modesto Reservoir. Make a reservation online at www.facebook.com/yahibowmenmodesto. Call Barry at (209) 345-4762 or Curt at (209) 521-6327
BASEBALL BATTING CAGE RENTAL Perfect your swing. Improve your vision skills. And, boost your confidence! Indoor cage, real baseballs & state of the art pitching machine. To schedule at appointment visit www.MrHittingCoach.com or call (209) 605-4734.
CV NITRO 12-13s New 13-under travel team forming to play local tournaments and league play. Call (209) 808-9082.
OAKDALE CLINICS Work on the fundamentals of hitting, fielding, mental play and the phsyical training for strength, core and agility with Hondo Arpoika. Cos is $35 for 30 minutes, 60 for an hour. No refunds for cancellation, can reschedule in same week. Visit www.ohsmustangbaseball.org, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (209) 603-2157.
RIPON RAMPAGE Ripon Rampage 13-under travel team holding tryouts on Nov. 13. Team will play in local tournaments and league. All positions are open. Please call (209) 482-0105.
CENTRAL CATHOLIC CAMP Central Catholic High School (200 S. Carpenter Rd., Modesto), is offering a youth basketball camp every Saturday until Nov. 9 from 1011:30 am. The camp is open to girls and boys ages 6-13. Ball handling and basketball fundamentals will be the focus on the camp and will include footwork, dribbling, passing and shooting skill development. The cost for the camp is $100 and will include a free camp T-shirt. To reserve a spot, e-mail Coach Wilson at Wilson@cchsca.org or email@example.com. Please contact Cathy Padula for additional information at (209) 524-9611.
CV HORNETS Central Valley Youth Basketball Association sign ups are Oct. 3, 17 and Nov. 17 from 6:30-8 p.m. at Mtn. Mikes Pizza (at 2101 Standiford Ave., Modesto). This year former NBA and Harlem Globtrotter players will be training all players for 10 weeks when you sign up. Visit www.leaguelineup.com/cvhornets or email firstname.lastname@example.org
ONE PERCENT CLUB Preseason training from 1% Club Basketball is registering players. Our program includes six weeks of fundamental skill development at Turlock High, from Oct. 6-Nov. 10. Grades 3-5 from 10-11 a.m., grades 6-8 from 11 a.m. to noon, grades 9-12 from noon to 1:30 p.m. Cost is $115 for grades 3-8, $135 for high schoolers. Sign up online at http://1percentclub.org/TrainingStanislaus.htm. Free training shirt for the first 20 online signups. Limited spots available. Also visit www.turlockhouseofhoops.net for additional information and contacts.
BOXING BAD TO THE BONZ BadtotheBonz Boxing Gym is having tryouts for its summer boxing program, as well as providing adult and youth classes. We are having a boxing clinic for coaches that will be given by professional coach Tony Avila, former coach of Modesto PAL boxing club and now owner of Bad to the Bonz Boxing Gym. The summer special for youth is $150 for two months, includes new equipment. Ages 5-16. Women's cardio class by professional Christina Martinez, Tues.-Wed.-Thurs. from 7-9:15 p.m., $10 per class of $25 for three classes. Free Fridays for non-members. We encourage parents to work out for free alongside their children. MMA training by Gene Fields of Team Voodoo. Please check our website Modestopalboxing.net or call Tony Avila at (209) 577-1131.
MODESTO PAL Stanislaus/Modesto PAL Boxing is a free program for ages 10 to 17. Sign up Monday and Thursday from 4-5 p.m. at 615 Sierra Dr. No experience needed. Call Randy Buchanan (209) 572-9614 or e-mail email@example.com.
KICK BOXING Turlock-based Team Voodoo Kickboxing has team tryouts for the summer leagues. Our self-defense clinics for adults will be starting soon. Kids camps start this month. Two-month special is $140 with unlimited program. Parents train free with every kids' sign-up. 1226 7th St., Modesto. Call (209) 262-8976 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
CYCLING COACHES SOUGHT The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Team In Training is looking for coaches for its cycle program. Area cyclists with an interest in teaching beginners about cycling are encouraged to call Melissa Van Diepen at (209) 522-1800 or e-mail email@example.com.
GENERAL BAC FIT KIDS Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5 p.m. 30-minute "get active, fit and fun class." Kids ages 4-12. $5 fee. Contact Lisa Bracken at (209) 571-2582 ext. 312 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit www.brendaathletics.com
SPORT TRAINING Sport-specific training for college and high school athletes. Contact Bruce at (209) 648-8420 or email@example.com
SPEED TRAINING Speed and agility training for all sports and athletes. All ages 6 and up are welcome. Contact Debin Cowell at (209) 495-8974 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
GOLF ESCALON CLINICS Golf clinics at Escalon Golf Course in Escalon. Come learn to play and come improve your game. Ladies clinic on Tuesdays at 6 p.m. ($15), beginners clinics on Sundays at 5 p.m. ($15). Please call Lance at (209) 678-3093 or email at email@example.com or call Charlie at (209) 985-6574 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
JUNIOR CAMPS Summertime fun each week! Three-day sessions, Monday through Wednesday. Limited to four juniors per session, three hours of instruction per day, plus golf! Included in price full game instruction, video instruction, launch monitor evaluation, lunch each day. Ages 10-16. Must have own clubs. First come first served, and subject to availability. Cost is $150 (that's only $50 per day for professional instruction and coaching.) Call Chris Christensen, PGA Professional, at (602) 463-4359 or call the golf shop at (209) 664-6450.
SNAG GOLF Stands for "Starting New At Golf", for ages 5 to 15. Saturday dates available with reservations, so call the golf shop to reserve your spot. We schedule SNAG sessions when we have five or more kids participating. Kids will learn basics of swing, grip, stance, putting, scorekeeping, etiquette etc. Put together your own group of kids and we will run the session and provide equipment. 90 minute group sessions $10 per child. Call (209) 664-6450.
STEVINSON RANCH SCHOOL Reservations being accepted now for programs and schools at the Performance Center and Golf Academy. Any skill level welcome. State of the art equipment and swing analysis, including 1, 2, or 3-day sessions that cover (depending on length of school selected) full swing technique, short game shots, bunker play, trouble strategies, putting skills, club selection, on-course sessions, the mental aspects, even golf fitness. Stay and learn packages available. Call Dave or Chris at the Golf Shop (209) 664-6450 or (209) 480-3245.
STEVINSON RANCH SENIORS Our 2013 senior rate is $35 including cart, any time, Monday through Thursday, and subject to availability. Rates are good for players 60 or older. Call the shop to make your tee time, (209) 664-6450.
SOFTBALL WESTSIDE BULLETS The Worth-Westside Bullets-Hansen 18-under Showcase Team is looking for players for the Fall 2013/2014 season. Tryouts will be on Oct. 19 at 10 a.m. at Orestimba High School in Newman. Questions call Stan Hansen at (209)620-3377.
HITTING ACADEMY Winter is the time to fix the swing. No better place to do it than with 1 on 1 private instruction in the largest indoor softball training facility in the area. Give us a call or stop by to learn more, 702 Kearney Ave., Modesto. (209) 456-7886
SWIMMING TEAM MAAC Modesto Area Aquatic Club is for competitive and fitness swimmers ages 18 and up. Fourteen weekly coach-run sessions at MJC swim complex. Monthly dues are $38 and annual insurance is $44. Visit www.maacswim.org
TENNIS GROUP LESSONS At the SOS Club in Modesto, four-week sessions for $40. "Little Tennis" for ages 4-6 on Tuesdays from 5-6 p.m., beginners (ages 7-10) Mondays or Thursdays 4-5 p.m., Pre-Academy (ages 11-14) Mondays or Thursdays 5-6 p.m., adult beginners on Tuesdays from 6-7 p.m. Call (209) 578-5803.
LEARN AT BRENDA Brenda Athletic Clubs have a number of tennis groups available. Youth Quick Start (ages 4-10), Mon. 4:15-5 p.m., Wed. 3:45-4:30 p.m., $8 per clinic; Youth Quick Start (age 7-15), Tues. & Thurs. from 4-5:50 p.m., $15 per clinic; Adult Drop In, Mon. from noon-1 p.m. or 6-7 p.m., Fri. from 9-10:30 a.m., $10.
BAC SPORT TENNIS Brenda Athletic Club-Turlock Sport Tennis: Small Children's Clinics (age 6-9), M-T-W from 3:45-5:30 p.m.; Youth Advanced Beginning Clinics (age 8-13), M-T-W from 4:30-5:30 p.m.; Youth Intermediate Clinics (age 10 & up), M-T from 5:30-6:30 p.m.; Beginning/Intermediate Adults, Wed. 5:30-6:30 p.m. Call Steve Matthews at (209) 658-8299 or e-mail SMatthewz@aol.com
ADULT YOUTH CAMPS At Modesto Racquet Club, Monday through Thursday from 6-8 p.m. Session is Aug. 26-29. Cost is $85 dollars for members, $95 dollars for non-members. Call Mark Fairchilds at (209) 567-3577.
VOLLEYBALL RIPON RAGE CLINIC Rage Volleyball Club Sunday Drop-In Clinics. Grades 5-6, 1-3 p.m., $15. Grades 7-12, 1-4 p.m., $20. Ripon High School and the University of the Pacific Janssen-Lagorio Gym. Visit www.ragevball.com for details.
WRESTLING RAIDER WRESTLING CLUB For ages 5-13. Call Becky Aldana (209) 380-2078
YOGA BRENDA KIDS YOGA Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:30-5 p.m. $25 for the month (8 sessions total). Brenda Athletic Clubs Modesto (209) 571-2582 or e-mail email@example.com