BEL PASSI LEAGUE Registration for all players ages 3-14 residing in the Sylvan School District is ongoing. Go to www.belpassibaseball.com or contact email@example.com.
CALIFORNIA HUSTLE Travel team for 11U is looking for competitive players for spring. For information about tryouts, please contact Sam Nichols Jr. at (209) 543-2616 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
BATTING LESSONS Private and team instruction with certified hitting coach Greg Young; more than 25 years of experience and MLB trained. Improve your swing. Infield, outfield and baserunning lessons, too. Call Greg at (209) 605-4734 or visit www.MrHittingCoach.com.
RAINBOW FIELDS Signups for players ages 4-14. Go to www.rainbowfields.com.
HITTING LESSONS Baseball/softball private and team hitting, pitching, fielding lessons. Contact Tim Raposa at (209) 694-6046.
TRI-COUNTY TRITONS Travel teams for 13U and 14U are holding tryouts for spring. Contact Tim Raposa at email@example.com or (209) 694-6046.
CCC ROCKERS The 12U team is looking for athletes wanting to play in Cooperstown, N.Y., this summer. Call Jim Pernetti at (209) 495-8610 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
SKILLS LESSONS Emphasis on shooting, ballhandling, post moves and individual offensive and defensive skill work. We stress the importance of fundamentals, smart decision-making and hard work on both sides of the ball. Training with one of the valley’s best trainers who has 15 years of high school coaching and AAU experience. Contact coach D.J. Seeley Sr. at (916) 873-3160. Individual or group training is available.
PANTHERS GIRLS ACADEMY AAU travel ball signups and orientation for grades 6-11 on March 11 at the Modesto High School boys gym from 6-7:30 p.m. Contact Coach Doc at (209) 568-3687 or Coach Seeley at (916) 873-3160.
LODI MARCH MADNESS TOURNAMENT Looking for teams for our March 21-22 tournament. Open to boys and girls in grades 6-8. Guaranteed three games. Cost is $200 per team. Games will be played at Lodi Grape Festival grounds. For information, (209) 369-2771, www.grapefestival.com, or e-mail email@example.com.
CENTRAL CATHOLIC/CENCAL RAIDER YOUTH SKILLS CAMP Starts March 13 and runs eight consecutive Saturdays from 9-10:30 a.m. Camp is for ages 6-14 with focus on basic ballhandling and fundamentals. Cost is $100. Contact Mike Wilson at (209) 345-5485 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
THE ARROWHEAD CLUB Spring youth tournament at Turlock High School from March 27-29. Open to boys and girls in grades 4-8. Cost is $100 and guarantees two games. For information, call tournament director Doug Cornfoot at (209) 535-6076.
MODESTO SLAM-N-JAM Spring league on Friday nights for six weeks. Junior high placement Saturday from 9-10:30 a.m. High school placement Saturday from 10:30 a.m.-noon at Big Valley Christian High School. For information, call (209) 622-0923. Applications at www.modestoslamnjam.org.
MOTHER LODE MARCH MADNESS 3-on-3 tournament at Calaveras High School on March 21. Cost is $50 per team (up to four players per team). Boys and girls divisions: elementary to sixth grade, middle school (seventh and eighth) and high school (ninth to 12th). Deadline to register is March 15. For information, email email@example.com or call (209) 217-4563.
MODESTO MAGIC Superstars Camp at Modesto Christian High School from April 6-10, 9 a.m.-noon. Spring league starts March 21 at Modesto Christian. Saturdays only for six weeks. For information, contact Stan Silva at firstname.lastname@example.org, (209) 765-5107 or www.eteamz.com/modestomagic.
BAD TO THE BONZ Boxing Gym is having tryouts for its winter program and providing adult and youth classes. We are having a boxing clinic for coaches that will be given by Tony Avila, former coach of Modesto PAL boxing club and now owner of Bad to the Bonz Boxing Gym. The winter special for youth is $200 for four months, including gloves. For information, go to Modestopalboxing.net or call Tony Avila at (209) 577-1131. Also, we encourage parents to work out alongside their children. We have a USA Boxing team and classes for at-risk youth. Hours are Monday and Wednesday from 5-6:30 a.m., Tuesday and Thursday from 9-10:30 a.m., daily 3-7 p.m. and Saturday, Sunday and holidays from 10 a.m.-noon. The gym, located at 1226 Seventh St. in Modesto, is free on Saturdays from 10-11 a.m.
MODESTO PAL Stanislaus/Modesto PAL Boxing is a free program for ages 10-17. 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 email email@example.com.
KICKBOXING Modesto-based Team Voodoo Kickboxing offers an anti-bullying and self-defense program. Self-defense clinics for adults will start soon. Two-month special is $140 with unlimited program. Parents train for free with every kid’s signup. Located at 1226 Seventh Street, Modesto. Call (209) 262-8976 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
EIGHTH ANNUAL MR. FROG’S WILD RIDE Join cyclists from Northern California and Nevada on April 18 for a journey to the historic gold rush town of Murphys. Two scenic routes, Wild Ride 50K and Wilder Ride 100K. Course opens at 7:30 a.m.; all riders must start by 9 a.m. Costs are $50 for 50K and $60 for 100K. Club discounts available. Deadline to register online is April 15 at midnight. Day-of registration is 7-9 a.m. For information, visit www.mrfrogswildride.org.
THE HEALTHY AGING ASSOCIATION is offering free Young At Heart aerobics group exercise classes for 60 years and older on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at Modesto Fitness Evolution, 4120 Dale Road, Suite G, and Oakdale Fitness Evolution, 1275 East F Street, Suite 1; and on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 8-9 a.m. at the Modesto Senior Center, 211 Bodem. Visit www.healthyagingassociation.org or call (209) 523-2800 for more details.
A MATTER OF BALANCE Designed to manage falls and increase activity levels. Two sites will host classes: Ceres Community Center, 2701 Fourth St., starts today from 10 a.m. to noon; and Shelter Cove Community Center SC West Building, 4242 Coffee Road, Modesto, starts Wednesday from 1-3 p.m. Classes are held once a week for eight weeks. Registration is free. Contact Kim Viviano, program manager, at (209) 523-2800 to sign up.
32ND ANNUAL PICK-A-COLT DAY The Lazy K Ranch will have a 11/2-day clinic March 21 and 22 for owners of “Pick-A-Colt” Day Sale. People wishing to learn more about working with their horses are welcome. For information, visit www.LazyKranch.com or call (559) 760-7055.
HORSE SHOW The Diamond Bar Arena Western and English Horse Show at 6055 Central Ave., Ceres. Shows are April 4, April 24, May 9 and June 27. All events start at 9 a.m. For information, call Diane B. Thomas at (209) 604-0551 or email email@example.com.
LADIES, JUNIOR CLINICS Dana Arnold-Ebster offers clinics for women of all ages and ability on Wednesdays from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the McHenry Golf Center. Also offered are clinics for juniors ages 4-12 on Saturdays from 9:30-10:30 a.m. The clinics cover the full swing, putting, chipping, pitching, bunker play, rules and etiquette. Cost is $15 for ladies and $12 for juniors. For information, call (209) 523-5151.
MARISSA ALEXANDRIA GUIDANCE CENTER Second annual golf tournament benefiting center on March 23 at Spring Creek Golf and Country Club in Ripon. We are still in need of hole sponsors, auction items and golfers. Registration: $130 for singles and $520 for a foursome; sign in at 10:30 a.m., tee off at noon. Includes lunch, greens fees, cart, awards and dinner. Contests will include hole-in-one, putting and a mystery hole. Contact Melinda Shaw at (209) 373-6492.
CENTRAL VALLEY PICKLEBALL CLUB is looking for recreational players. Lessons are available. Club also has advanced and tournament-level play. Contact Chuck Adams at firstname.lastname@example.org.
QUAKES/EVFC/OAKDALE Open tryouts for U14 boys (birthday on or before July 31, 2000) high-level team. Private practice fields three times per week. Team plays in NorCal National Premier League and tournaments. High-level coaching for professional-type experience; only for those very committed to the sport. For information, call (209) 321-1213; en Espanol, (209) 505-9924. ... Also holding open tryouts for boys and girls in the following fall age groups: U8B-U13B, U15B and U16B. For club information, visit www.EastValleyFutbolClub.com. For other program information, contact Director of Coaching Dave DeHart at (818) 395-1221.
HUGHSON UNITED SOCCER LEAGUE The HUSL is taking signups for a series of spring clinics for kids. Clinic dates are Saturdays, March 14, 21 and 28, from 9:30 a.m. to noon at the Hughson Sports and Fitness Complex. Children in kindergarten through eighth grade can turn in the registration form and payment to their school office. Registration forms are at https://www.facebook.com/HughsonUnitedSoccerLeague. The registration fee of $25 (payable to Hughson United Soccer League) covers the cost of the three clinics and includes a camp T-shirt. Additional siblings are charged $20 each. Participants will be grouped by age, and all ability levels are welcome. Contact coach Jose Ramos at (209) 648-3427.
RAIDER WRESTLING CLUB For ages 5-13. Call Becky Aldana at (209) 380-2078.
MODESTO GRAPPLING CLUB The Modesto Grappling Club offers courses to ages 12 and up. No experience necessary. Classes at Beyer High on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-7:30 p.m. Visit www.modestograpplingclub.com or call Don Hunnell at (209) 277-5875.
TURLOCK CLUB YOUTH Practices are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 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 www.themat.com). Contact Mike Contreras at (209) 678-1240 or email@example.com.
CENTRAL YOUTH Freestyle program is open. Call Paul at (209) 470-5637.