BATTING LESSONS Private and team instruction with certified hitting coach Greg Young; more than 25 years of experience and MLB-trained. Infield, outfield and baserunning lessons, too. Call 209-605-4734 or visit www.MrHittingCoach.com.
BATTING AND CATCHING LESSONS Individual or group hitting and catching lessons. For more information on lessons contact Tim Raposa 209-694-6046 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit tricountytritons.com.
BACKYARD ACADEMY TRYOUTS Backyard Sports Academy will hold tryouts for its 9U and 11U teams for the 2017 season. Must call for an evaluation, date and time to try out. Players cannot be 10 or 12 before May 1, 2017. Call 209-669-8921 or visit backyardsportsacademy.com.
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TRAVEL TEAM TRYOUTS Tri-County Tritons will hold tryouts for the 2017-18 fall season. For more information about the tryouts, locations and details contact Tim Raposa 209-694-6046 or email email@example.com or visit tricountytritons.com.
TRI-COUNTY TRITONS Tri-County Tritons will hold a free catchers camp. For more information about the camp, location and details contact Tim Raposa 209-694-6046 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit tricountytritons.com.
TRI-COUNTY TRITONS Tri-County Tritons will hold a free baseball workouts/camps for all 7th and 8 grader players. Workouts/camps will be Nov. 12, at 10 a.m. at Enochs High School. For more information about the camp, location and details contact Tim Raposa 209-694-6046 or email email@example.com or visit tricountytritons.com.
TRI-COUNTY TRYOUTS Tri-County Tritons will hold tryouts for its 7th and 8th grads teams. Tryouts will be Nov. 19 and Dec. 3 at Enochs High School. For more information about the camp, location and details contact Tim Raposa 209-694-6046 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit tricountytritons.com.
SKILLS LESSONS Emphasis on shooting, ballhandling, post moves and individual offensive and defensive skill work. The importance of fundamentals, smart decision-making and hard work on both sides of the ball is stressed. Work with one of the Valley’s best trainers who has 15 years of high school coaching and AAU experience. Call coach D.J. Seeley Sr. at 916-873-3160.
MODESTO MAGIC The Modesto Magic have opend sign-ups for its winter league through Jan 13, 2018 or until full. The league will be open to Boys, ages 4 to 4th grade, and Girls, ages 4 to 8th grade. Games are played on Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Cost is $170, includes uniform or $140 if you already have uniform. Discounts offered for siblings, $10 off for 2nd child and $50 off for 3rd child. For more information, form or to register visit modestomagic.sportngin.com. For all other questions contact Stan Silve 209-765-5107 or email email@example.com.
CENTRAL VALLEY HORNETS The Central Valley Hornets are now accepting registration for its winter season. The league is open to boys and girls from kindergarten to 9th grade. Sing-ups will be Oct. 26 and Nov. 2 at Mt. Mikes Pizza, 2101 Standiford Ave. For more information or to register call Mike Estrada 209-495-8420 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit cvhornets.com.
CENTRAL VALLEY HORNETS The Central Valley Hornets are now accepting registration for girls youth winter league. The fall winter league begins January for girls in grade K-9. Special early bird price is $125 before Jan.; after $150. Players will receive a full uniform, training and games by paid trainers. All games and training will be done in 1 day, Saturdays only. The CV Lady Hornets will also provide Girls AAU travel teams from 3rd grade-High School. For more information or to register call Mike Estrada 209-495-8420 or email email@example.com or visit cvhornets.com.
MODESTO YOUTH BASKETBALL The Modesto Youth Basketball League will be holding clinics for boys and girls in grades K-6 on Jan. 6, 2018. The clinics will be at Downey HS starting at 9 a.m. Each child will receive a basketball and T-Shirt. After the clinic, there will be 5 games days; Jan. 13, 20, 27 and Feb. 3 and 10. All games will be from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sign-ups will be take Nov. 20 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Downey HS or online at www.modestoyouthbasketballleague.com. Cost is $90 per child grades 1-6; kindergarten $80. For more information contact Eli Bynum at 209-404-1090 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
SHOOTING AND BALLHANDLING Breakthrough Basketball conducts quality, high-intensity, drill based camps that focus on not only bettering a players skill set on the court but also building character and confidence off the court. There will be two shooting and ballhandling camps, Oct. 28 and 29, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. both days. The camps are open to grades 5-12 and to the first 60 players. Camps will be held at Calaveras High School. Cost is $195 with a discount available. For more information call 866-846-7892 or visit www.breakthroughbasketball.com.
MODESTO SLAM-N-JAM Modesto Slam-N-Jam will be accepting applications for its winter league for grade K-8. Team placement will take place on Nov. 18 at Big Valley Christian High School. Team placement starts at 9 a.m. for grades 7-8, 10:15 a.m. for grades 5-6, for grades 3-4, 11:45 a.m., for grades 1-2, 1:30 p.m. and for grade 1:30 p.m. To Register call 209-622-0923 or visit www.modestoslamnjam.com. League begins Jan. 13, 2018.
BAD TO THE BONZ Seventh Street Boxing Gym is holding tryouts and providing adult and youth classes. A boxing clinic for coaches will be given by Tony Avila, owner of Bad to the Bonz and former coach of Modesto PAL boxing club. The summer special is $100 per month, not including gloves. Go to Modestopalboxing.net or call Avila at 209-577-1131. Parents are encouraged to work out alongside their children. Special classes for at-risk youth. Hours are 10 a.m.-noon Saturday through Thursday and 4-7 p.m. Monday through Thursday. The gym is at 1226 Seventh St. in Modesto.
MODESTO PAL Stanislaus County PAL Boxing offers a program for ages 8-17. Sign up Monday through Thursday from 5-6 p.m. at 615 Sierra Drive. Call 209-529-9121, ext. 10.
KICKBOXING Modesto-based Team Voodoo Kickboxing offers an anti-bullying and self-defense program. Two-month special is $140 with unlimited program. Parents train for free with every kid’s sign-up. Located at 1226 Seventh St., Modesto. Call 209-262-8976 or email email@example.com.
ADAPTIVE BOWLING The Society for disAbilities invites children and adults with disabilities to participate in this program on the first and third Thursday of each month. Each bowling session will be held at McHenry Bowl and pre-registration is required. Participants must bring an adult with them. Check in is at 3:30 p.m. and bowling starts promptly at 4 p.m. For more information call the society office at 209-524-3536 or email Anthony@societyfordisabilities.org or visit www.societyfordisabilities.org to register.
MAT PILATES Build core strength, improve flexibility and control muscle and breathing in class that can be modified for any age, fitness level. Classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:30-5:20 p.m. at the Senior Citizens Center, 211 Bodem St., Modesto. Sign up for five, 10 or 20 classes. Call the Modesto Senior Center at 209-341-2974. Register at the Parks, Recreation and Neighborhoods Department, 1010 Tenth St., Suite 4400; or www.econnect.
GROUP EXERCISE The Healthy Aging Association offers free Young At Heart group exercise classes for 60 years and better all over Stanislaus County. Classes range from strength training, aerobics or Tai Chi. For more information call 209-525-4670 or visit www.HealthyAgingAssociation.org.
FAMILY GOLF CLINIC Join PGA professional Ted Mills and owner Mark Langley at Nor Cal Performance Center each Friday from 6-7 p.m. for the Family Golf Clinic. Costs are $20 for adults and $15 for juniors and includes range balls and instruction. All golfers welcome. Call Ted at 209-499-6161 or Mark at 209-604-4120.
UMPIRES Needed for youth baseball and softball in the Modesto area and adult softball in Modesto, Patterson, Livingston and Los Banos. Training is provided. Email csmith1733@ sbcglobal.net.
OPEN TRYOUTS The Oakdale Gunners 11U, competitive youth soccer team, will be holding open tryouts for boys born between 2007-2008. Tryouts will be every Tuesday and Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at Bridle Ridge Estates Park, corner of Crane Rd. and Greger St. For more information contact Miguel Sanchez 209-480-1373 or Hector Padilla 209-764-8974.
THE HITTING ACADEMY Softball hitting lessons by experienced instructor. Want to learn how elite-level hitters swing and hit with more confidence? If interested, call Sean Maurice at 209-456-7886.
MODESTO MAVERICKS Registration is open to swimmers 5-18 years of age. Visit swimmodestomavericks.com. Fees are for the entire season: First swimmer, $165; second swimmer $150; third swimmer $135. This is a competitive team, and swimmers must be able to swim 25 yards.
SWIMMING LESSONS The City of Modesto Parks, Recreation and Neighborhoods Department offers year-round swim lessons. First session of fall swim lessons begins, sign up soon to secure spot. Classes are held in the evening two days a week for about four weeks totaling 8 classes per session. Total cost is $35 and financial assistance is available to those who qualify. The first session Monday/Wednesday: Through-September 18 and Tuesday/Thursday: Through-September 14. Adult & Child, Preschool, Level 1, Level 2, and Private Lessons available. Register in person at the Parks, Recreation and Neighborhoods Department office, 1010 Tenth Street, Suite 4400, or online. For more information, refer to the Fall Activity Guide or call 209-577-5344.
TURLOCK CRUSH The Turlock Crush Volleyball Club will be having tryouts, Saturday, Nov. 4 at Pitman High School. Two tryout sessions: First, 14 and under, 10 a.m. to Noon; Second, 15 and under, 1 to 3 p.m. For more information visit turlockcrushvolleyball.com.
PULSE CLUB The Pulse Volleyball Club will be having clinics and tryouts. Clinics will be held Sunday, Oct. 22 and 29 at Big Valley High School. Cost is $20 for ages 14 and under; and $25 for ages 18 and under. Tryouts will be held Sunday, Nov. 12 and is open to all ages, cost is $25 Times for clinics are 1 to 3 p.m., ages 12-14; 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., ages 15 and 16; 6 to 8 p.m., ages 17 and 18. Must register with NCVA prior to tryouts. For more information or to register contact Adrienne Beltrami 209-495-9342 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
MODESTO/STANISLAUS Modesto/Stanislaus Water Polo will be taking sign-ups for pre-high school waterpolo. Practices will be Mondays and Wednesdays, 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Johansen High School. First practice will begin in early September and run through November. For more information contact Brent Bohlender, email Bbrentpolo@aol.com or visit ms.aquanite.com.