Camps, Clinics and Tryouts


Archery lesson given by the Yahi Bowmen of Modesto, Saturday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Modesto Reservoir. Open to all youth 8 years old and up and families. Cost is $30, includes BBQ lunch. Pre-registration required at or in person at the Parks, Recreation and Neighborhoods Department, 1010 Tenth Street, Suite 4400. Contact Sandy Wolfe, (209) 577-5344.


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. Visit or call Greg at (209) 605-4734.

RAINBOW FIELDS is accepting applications for T-ball and coach pitch (ages 4-6, 6-8) and league teams (ages 8-14). Online at or every Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. until full.

YOUTH CAMP Every week in July at Rainbow Fields. Ages 7-12. For details, visit or call (209) 605-4734.

YOUTH TRYOUTS For summer and fall baseball, ages 8-9 and 10-11, at Rainbow Fields. For information, contact Roman Rodriguez at

FIGHTING DUCKS The 11U Fighting Ducks team seeks players for local competitive team. Team coached by former University of the Pacific player Curt Zimmerman. For information, call Zimmerman at ( 209) 765-7215.

TURLOCK FALL LEAGUE For players ages 7 to 17 at Pedretti Field. Age is determined by how old the player will be on May 1, 2015. Season begins Aug. 11 and ends around Oct. 29. Games days are Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. One to two games per week. Cost is $100 per player. We will take team and individual signups and place players on teams. Sign up online at or email

ALLSPORTS CAMP Allsports Training Center will host a baseball camp July 18-21 for ages 9-12, 8-10 a.m.; ages 13-16, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Baserunning, hitting, fielding and throwing techniques. Camp will be supervised coach Michael Foley of the Bull/Sox Academy. Contact Hank at (209) 527-5276, 526 Kiernan Ave., Modesto.


MODESTO SLAM-N-JAM CAMPS For grades 2-8, coed. Session 2 is July 14-17 from 9 a.m.-noon at Big Valley Christian High School. Call ( 209) 622-0923 or email

MODESTO MAGIC Season runs from Sept. 6-Nov. 1, Saturdays only. Games will be held at Modesto Christian High. Open to girls age 4 to high school senior. Cost is $150 with uniform and $125 if you already have a Magic uniform. Early signup discounts, plus $10 off for second child and $50 off for third child. Sign up online at Contact Stan Silva at (209) 765-5107.


BAD TO THE BONZ Tryouts for summer program and providing adult and youth classes. Clinic for coaches 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 $175 for two months and includes signups. Visit or call Tony Avila at (209) 577-1131. Also, we encourage parents to work out for free alongside their children. We have a USA Boxing team. The gym also offers kickboxing training by coach Gene Fields. We offer free classes on Saturdays from 10 a.m.-noon.

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

KICKBOXING 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 for free with every kid’s signup. 1226 Seventh St., Modesto. Call (209) 262-8976 or email


MODESTO PATRIOTS YOUTH FOOTBALL AND CHEER Register anytime online at We can help with registration and answer any questions you may have. Contact Kastin via phone/text at (209) 595-8432 or email


SPORTS AND FITNESS CAMP Monte Vista Chapel and Calvary Baptist Church of Turlock are co-sponsoring a sports and fitness camp for boys and girls ages 9-13 or in grades 4-8. The camp is July 14-18 from 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. The cost is $6 per day or $30 for the week. The camp will be supervised and staffed by trained adult and high school leaders. Each camp will be divided into younger and older age groups. Camp brochures are at MVC, Berkeley and Monte Vista Avenues, (209) 634-4935; CBC, 700 E. Monte Vista Avenue, (209) 632-2391; or by calling Doug at (209) 632-8492 or online at


LADIES CLINIC Dana Arnold-Ebster offers clinics for ladies on Wednesdays from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the McHenry Golf Center. Clinics for women of all ages and ability and will cover the full swing, putting, chipping, pitching, bunker play, rules and etiquette. Cost is $15. For information, call (209) 523-5151.

JUNIOR CLINIC Dana Arnold-Ebster and staff offer clinics for juniors ages 4 to 12 on Saturdays from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the McHenry Golf Center. Clinics cover full swing, putting, chipping, pitching, bunker play, rules and etiquette. Cost is $12. For information, call (209) 523-5151.

VFW POST 2922 TOURNAMENT Will be at Creekside Golf Course in Modesto on July 19. This is a charity tournament, and proceeds will benefit veterans in the community. We are looking for players and sponsors. Registration at 10 a.m., shotgun start at 11:30. Cost is $100 per person and $350 per foursome. Contact Dan at (209) 847-4871 or Steve at (916) 743-4477; email


EPPIE’S GREAT RACE – The 41st annual EGR is July 19 along the American River Parkway near Sacramento. The race includes a 12.5-mile bike ride, a 6.35-mile paddle boat ride and a 5.82-mile run. Teams and individuals can compete in divisions from 14 years old to over 70. To participate or volunteer, go to


PRO SOCCER CAMP Fifth annual camp held at the Ripon Mistlin Soccer Complex. Boys and girls of all skill levels, ages 5-13. July 21-25, from 9 a.m.-noon. Call (209) 404-8012 or visit

MARY GROGAN ADULT LEAGUES Registration is open. Men’s open and coed will start in July with women’s and men’s over 30 coming soon. Visit or email for information.

SOCCER CLASSES Kidz Love Soccer, in partnership with the City of Modesto, Parks, Recreation and Neighborhoods Department, are offering youth soccer classes, ages 2-10, Saturday at Woodrow Park. Cost is $80 for 7 classes and includes: Mommy/Daddy and Me, Pre/Tot Soccer, Soccer 1 and Skillz and Scrimmages. Jersey is included. Pre-registration required at or in person at the Parks, Recreation and Neighborhoods Department, 1010 Tenth Street, Suite 4400. Contact Sandy Wolfe, (209) 577-5344.

HUGHSON UNITED SOCCER LEAGUE Last chance registration Saturday, from 9 a.m. to noon. Signups at Varanda Market, 7144 Hughson Ave. Children 4-12. Registration includes uniform. Cost: $60 first child, $55 second child and $50 for additional siblings. For information, contact Jose Ramos (209) 648-3427 or Cori Litke (209) 883-4815.


RAINBOW FIELDS is accepting applications for men’s, coed and new women’s league – Thursday and Friday nights available. Online at

MISTLIN FIELDS LEAGUE Taking signups for Mistlin Fields new softball league for coed, women’s and men’s recreational teams. Sunday, Monday and Wednesday nights. Season begins after July 14. Ten games, followed by playoffs. Cost is $595 per team. For information, visit or pick up a flier at Ripon City Hall. Email Lance Boullion at for information, or call (209) 380-2212.


YOUTH CLINIC Open registration for youth ages 6-17. Clinic will be held at Bret Harte High School, Angels Camp and Wintercreek Tennis Facility in Murphys. Sessions from Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.; July 14-18. Cost is $90 per clinic per person. For information, contact Angella Woods at (209) 728-2497 or (209) 770-5076 or


RIPON CAMPS The Pulse Volleyball Club will hold camps for girls in July at Ripon High School. The “Elite Camp” for eighth-graders to 12th-graders is July 14-16 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost is $140. Morning session on position play and individual skills. Afternoon for position play in game situations and more. On July 20, there are two one-day camps. Third- to sixth-graders from noon-2 p.m. Cost is $15. From 3-6 p.m., seventh- to 12th-graders for $20. For information, email Pulse director and coach Adrienne Beltrami at


MODESTO/STANISLAUS Modesto/Stanislaus water polo are practicing at Downey High School – high school boys from 7-9 a.m. and high school girls and pre-high school girls and boys from 9-11 a.m. Visit


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. Call Don Hunnell at (209) 277-5875 or visit

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 Contact Mike Contreras at (209) 678-1240 or

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