YOUTH CLINIC FUNDRAISER The Lodi Elite 11U club will host a one-day all-skills clinic for kids ages 8-12 on Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. Open to ages 8-12. Instruction from former major-league players Jason Bartlett, Joe Thurston and David Cooper and Jon Stone, plus others. Cost is $75, and the clinic includes infield, outfield, batting and pitching. Participants will be fed and receive a T-shirt and an opportunity for an Q&A with the pros. Call 209-403-4311 or email email@example.com to register.
CALI HUSTLE Travel teams for 12U, 11U, 10U and 9U are looking for competitive players for spring 2016. Tryouts will be held Nov. 1 and 15 at Modesto High School – 11U-12U at 9 a.m. and 9U-10U at 10:30 a.m. Call Sam Nichols Jr. at 209-543-2616 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
CERES BLAZE 05 (10U Travel Team) Tryouts for the 2016 season will be held during October. Looking for players born after May 1, 2005. Contact Jorge Guerrero at 209-495-6766 or email@example.com.
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PANTHER ACADEMY Skills camp for boys and girls in grades 2-8 runs through Saturday at Modesto High School. For camp fee and other information, email Peterson.firstname.lastname@example.org.
CENTRAL VALLEY HORNETS CVYBA Boys and Girls Jr. NBA youth program for grades K-9 will hold sign-ups Thursday and Oct. 29 from 6:30-8 p.m. at Mountain Mike’s Pizza on Standiford and Prescott in Modesto. Online sign-ups available at www.leaguelineup.com /welcome.asp?url=cvhornets. Call Maxi at 209-545-3138 or email centralvalleyhornets @yahoo.com.
CENTRAL CATHOLIC/CENCAL RAIDERS Camp for ages 6-14 focuses on the fundamentals of basketball and runs Saturdays through Oct. 31 from 9-10:30 a.m. at Central Catholic High School. Contact Mike Wilson at email@example.com or 209-345-5485 for fee and other camp information.
MODESTO SLAM-N-JAM WINTER LEAGUE – Sign-ups for kids in grades K-8 will be held Nov. 21 at Big Valley Christian High School. Grades 7-8 from 9-10 a.m., grades 5-6 from 10-11:30, grades 3-4 from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. and grades K-2 from 1:15-2:30. For information and an application, call 209-622-0923 or see www.modestoslamnjam.com.
MODESTO MAGIC WINTER LEAGUE Starts Jan. 9 and runs nine weeks, Saturdays only, at Modesto Christian High School and a site TBD. Open to girls ages 4 to high school (players not playing for their school) and boys ages 4 to second grade. Cost: $160, including uniform, or $140 if player has a Magic uniform. Early sign-up and multiple child discounts available. Go to website to download flier or sign up online at www.modestomagic.com.
KID TIME FITNESS CO. Classes offered are parent/tot for ages walking to 3 1/2 years; ballet/jazz combo for children 3 1/2 -5 years; ballet/tap combo or hip-hop for kids 6-10. Cost is $75 for 12 sessions. Call 209-577-5344 or register in person at the Parks, Recreation and Neighborhoods Department office, 1010 10th St., Suite 4400, or online at www.modestogov.com /econnect.
DANCE CLASSES For all ages at the Senior Citizens Center, 211 Bodem St., Modesto. There are many styles, including beginning ballroom and belly dance. Line dance for ages 18 and over is held Mondays from 6-7 p.m. Cost is $35 for six sessions. Call 209-577-5344.
CAL STATE STANISLAUS FALL CAMPS Cal State Stanislaus offers girls volleyball, soccer and softball camps. Volleyball: Wednesdays through Nov. 18 from 8-9 p.m. at Ed & Bertha Fitzpatrick Arena. Soccer: College training academy (through Nov. 10) and goalkeeper academy (through Nov. 9), both for elite players ages 9-22; weight training clinic through Nov. 10 for girls ages 12-22. Contact Bianca Duran at firstname.lastname@example.org or 303-565-6230. For information or to register online, visit WarriorAthletics.com/Camps or call Cal State Stanislaus Athletics at 209-667-3016.
SMART START CLASSES Designed for children ages 3-5, this class will teach the fundamentals of sports, such as throwing, kicking and batting through one-on-one interaction. Register at the Parks, Recreation and Neighborhoods Department office, 1010 10th St., Suite 4400 or online at www.modestogov.com/econnect or call (209) 577-5344..
FALL CLASSES Hosted by city of Modesto Parks, Recreation and Neighborhoods Department and Kidz Love Soccer. Designed for all skill levels, these classes will teach the basics through age-appropriate play. Classes include mommy/daddy and me, tot soccer, pre-soccer, soccer 1 and soccer skillz and scrimmages. Fee for most classes is $90 and includes a Kidz Love Soccer jersey. Mommy/daddy and me class is $60. Registration information can be found online at www.modestogov.com/econnect or call 209-577-5344.
YOUTH DEVELOPMENT ACADEMY Free soccer skills for U5 through U8 players, Tuesdays from Oct. 20-Nov. 24, plus a Jamboree on Dec. 1 at Woodward Park, 5:30-6:30 p.m. For info, call Joe at 209-602-8597.
UOP CLINIC Defense and offense clinics will be hosted Oct. 21 from 6-8 p.m., consisting of one hour of defense (infield/outfield) and one hour of offense. Choose to attend offense, defense or both. A one-hour slapping and pitching combo clinic with be held Oct. 26 from 6-7 p.m. Space is extremely limited. The clinics are open to all skill levels in grades 8-12. The price for the clinics will be $40 per session or $80 for both sessions, cash only. To register or for questions, email Coach Carbonatto at email@example.com or Coach Hancock at firstname.lastname@example.org.
FALL SMIM CLASSES Classes are held Monday and Wednesday evenings through Oct. 28. Swim lesson levels 1 and 2; preschool and adult/child classes are available. Group lessons cost $35. Water exercise for adults 18 and older run Monday and Wednesday through Oct. 28 from 7:30-8:15 p.m. Cost is $60. Register at the Parks, Recreation and Neighborhoods Department office, 1010 10th St., Suite 4400, or online at www.modestogov.com /econnect. Call 209-577-5344.
SATURDAY LESSONS Modesto Parks and Recreation and Future Stars 2000’s offering Saturday tennis lessons taught by experienced instructors in a fun and positive atmosphere at Downey Park. Classes currently running. Lessons are taught over four Saturdays. Tennis shoes and racquet required. Register at the Parks, Recreation and Neighborhoods Department office, 1010 10th St., Suite 4400. Contact Tony Amaral at 209-577-5445 or email@example.com.
PULSE VBC CLINICS Pulse will hold fall clinics this Saturday and Nov. 7 for players ages 12-18 at Ripon High School in the North Gym. Clinics for ages 12-14 from noon-2 p.m. and for ages 15-18 from 3-6 p.m. Costs: Ages 12-14 is $15 per clinic; ages 15-18 is $20 per clinic. Registration form available at www.pulsevbc.com. If your player attended a Pulse clinic or camp over the summer, you do not need to complete another form. Tryouts are scheduled for Nov. 14 for age groups 18, 17, 16 and 15; and Nov. 15 for age groups 14, 13 and 12.