Modesto area camps, clinics and registration information (2/11/14)

February 10, 2014 


NEW02/06 EMPIRE LITTLE LEAGUE SIGN-UPS Looking for 12- and 13-year-olds to fill a 50/70 team. $100 gets you a 16-game season, TOC and Little League World Series All Star Tournament. A few spots for T-ball also available at $65. Players must reside in east or south Modesto, Riverbank or Ceres. For more info, contact Gloria 209-918-4501 or our website

NEW1/06 NORCAL HURRICANES Holding tryouts for 12u and 13u roster sports every Sunday at Escalon High School from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Call Rick Davis at ( 209) 808-9082

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 an appointment, visit or call (209) 605-4734.

NEW1/06 CV NITRO New 13u travel team forming to play local tournaments and league play. Call (209) 808-9082.

NEW0211 CV NITRO The 11u travel team is holding tryouts. Call Brian at (209) 481-9405.

NEW1/06 NORCAL HEAT 10s and 11s competitive program looking for players to fill rosters. Call Pete at (209) 855-0763.

NEW1/06 MODESTO STARS 11u competitive travel team looking for players. For more information, call Art at ( 209) 605-5010.

NEW1/06 FIGHTING DUCKS 11u competitive travel team from Modesto/Manteca area seeking players for competitive team. Boys will develop and improve over seven-month season starting in March. Contact coach Curt Zimmerman, a former University of the Pacific baseball player and assistant coach, at 209-765-7215 or for more information.

RAINBOW FIELDS is accepting applications for T-Ball & Coach Pitch (ages 4-6, 6-8) AND baseball league teams (ages 8-14). Online at or every Tuesday 6-8 p.m. until full.


MODESTO MAGIC Girl’s AAU travel team tryouts Feb. 15 and Feb. 22 from 4:30 p.m.-6 p.m. for fifth through eighth grade teams. grade teams. Tryouts at Modesto Christian High School. Cost is $5 for sign-ups on day of tryout. For more information, call Stan Silva at (209) 765-5107, email or go to


BAD TO THE BONZ Bad to the Bonz Boxing Gym is having tryouts for its winter boxing program as well as providing adult and youth classes. There also are clinics for coaches that will be given by professional coach Tony Avila, former coach of the Modesto PAL boxing club and now owner of Bad to the Bonz Boxing Gym. The winter special for youth is $150 for 2 months. The gym encourages parents to work out for free alongside their children. The gym also offers kickboxing training by coach Gene Fields of Team Voodoo. Free classes on Saturdays 10 a.m.-noon. Class hours are Monday-Wednesday-Friday-Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon, and daily 2 p.m.-7 p.m. Please check our website at 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 Drive. No experience needed. Call Randy Buchanan at (209) 572-9614 or e-mail

NEW12/10 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


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


CERES COWBOYS SIGN-UPS Signups for the Ceres Cowboys youth football and cheer teams will be held Feb. 22 at the Round Table Pizza in Ceres. Signups are from 1-4 p.m. Head and assistant coaches are needed for both football and cheer. For more information, contact John Thompson at (209) 271-9904.


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 Visit

SPEED & AGILITY TRAINING Every Saturday, $20 for a 2-hour session. Youth-8th grade, 10 a.m. to noon, high school from noon to 2 p.m. Bonsu Elite Athletics (401 Bangs Ave., Suite D, Modesto), (209) 247-2695.

STRENGTH & CONDITIONING TRAINING Sunday through Thursday. $20 per session (approx. 90 minutes). All athletes (male or female), and all sports welcome. Monthly packages available as well. Bonsu Elite Athletics (401 Bangs Ave., Suite D, Modesto), (209) 247-2695.

ADULT FITNESS CLASSES Monday through Thursday at 8:30 p.m. $20 per session (approx. 90 minutes). Monthly packages available as well. Receive top of the line fitness training to reach your goals, a meal plan and supplement recommendation, as well as a fun and supportive atmosphere among adults. Bonsu Elite Athletics (401 Bangs Ave., Suite D, Modesto), (209) 247-2695.

SPORT TRAINING Sport-specific training for college and high school athletes. Contact Bruce at (209) 648-8420 or

NEW021013 ALL SPORTS TRAINING All ports Training Center offers private instruction in baseball, football, basketball, and will be fielding travel baseball teams this season. Call 527-5276 for more information.

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

HEALTHY AGING The Healthy Aging Association offers free Young At Heart group exercise classes for 60 years and better. Classes range from strength training, aerobics or Tai Chi. The strength training classes uses tubes for resistance and the exercises can be done standing or sitting depending on the participants ability. Tubes are available for first-timers at each site. For information on class location and times, please visit our website at


NEW0204 FREE DRIVER DIAGNOSTIC SESSIONS Dave Harmon, PGA Director of Instruction at Stevinson Ranch Performance Center & Golf Academy, is offering free Launch Monitor Driver Diagnostic Sessions for the month of February. Simply make an appointment with Dave – ( 209) 480-3245 or call the golf shop at ( 209) 668-8200. As always, subject to availability.

NEW0204 STEVINSON RANCH SNAG GOLF (Starting New At Golf) ages 5-17, Saturday Clinics (Feb. 15, Feb. 22.) Two sessions per day – noon-1:30 p.m. and 2-3:30 p.m. Also, “Fun”damentals of golf, safety, scoring, etiquette, swing, grip, etc. Must reserve spot by calling Teddy Shrier at (209) 658-6444 or the golf shop at (209) 668-8200. $10 per 90-minute session.


BIG LEAGUE DREAMS Sports Park in Manteca (1077 Milo Candini Drive, behind Stadium Crossing Shopping Center), accepting registration for indoor men’s, women’s, co-ed leagues for all levels of play. Leagues available every day. Call (209) 824-2400, ext. 105 (Tony) or visit


NEW0104 EASTON-WESTSIDE BULLETS Softball club is looking for a few position players for the upcoming 2014 Girls Youth Fastpitch season. For more information go to and click on “Bullets Players Needed” under the Bullets Bulletin or call Stan at (209) 620-3377.

NEW12/17 MODESTO GIRLS SOFTBALL Modesto Girls Softball League 2014 Registration now open for girls ages 5-15. All skill levels welcome. Go to or email

NEW01/28 STINGRAYS SOFTBALL Open tryouts/team workout for 14u girls travel softball team for 2014 season. Feb. 15 1 p.m.-3:30 p.m. at Turlock High Softball Field. Contact coach for individual tryouts if unable to make dates. Coach Joe (209) 988-9800

NEW0204 RAINBOW FIELDS is accepting applications for Men’s/Coed League, Thursday and Friday nights available. Limited space for DH league. Online at

NEW01/06 STANISLAUS SENIORS Stanislaus Senior Softball Association is taking registrations for men’s leagues of 45 and older, 54 and older, 65 and older and 70 and older. We also have a women’s league of 40 and older. Contact Don Wever at (209) 599-3638.

BATTING INSTRUCTION Learn the right way! Learn the keys to good hitting and how to incorporate them into your own style. How to get the barrel to the ball quicker and more explosive. How to hit the ball hard more often. And, how to think like a good hitter. Visit: or call Greg at (209) 605-4734.

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

NEW021013 TURLOCK HIGH CAMP An all skills camp for players ages 8 to 14 will be held Feb. 22 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. rain or shine. Skills covered will be hitting, fielding, pitching, catching, and base running. The cost is $50 and a snack will be provided. Registration will be the day of the camp so please arrive at 8:30 a.m. Campers will need to bring water and all softball-related equipment (limited equipment will be available). Payment options include cash or check (check made payable to THS Softball). Along with the registration form, a parent waiver will need to be signed in order to participate. Email or for questions or more information.


RAIDER WRESTLING CLUB For ages 5-13. Call Becky Aldana (209) 380-2078

MODESTO GRAPPLING CLUB The Modesto Grappling Club offers courses to ages 12 and up. No experience necessary. Classes at Beyer High wrestling room Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-7:30 p.m. Call Don Hunnell at (209) 277-5875 or visit

TURLOCK CLUB YOUTH Practices are Tuesday and Thursday evenings, 5:30-7 p.m. Ages 5-18 welcome. Club cost is $40 plus all wrestlers must have a USA Wrestling Athlete card (available at Call Mike Contreras at (209) 678-1240 or at

CENTRAL YOUTH Freestyle program is open. Call Paul at (209) 470-5637.


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

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