BATTING LESSONS Private and team instruction with certified hitting coach Greg Young; more than 25 years of experience and MLB-trained. Infield, outfield and base-running lessons, too. Call 209-605-4734 or visit www.MrHittingCoach.com.
JR. GIANTS Junior Giant League online registration for girls and boys ages 5-13. Coaches and players can register at gojrgiants.org. For those who need internet access, visit Maddux Youth Center at 615 Sierra Drive, Modesto, Monday-Thursday, 1:30 to 7 p.m., Saturdays 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.. The eight-week, non-competitive baseball program focuses on the fundamentals of baseball through the “Junior Giants’ four Bases of Character”. The program is free and play begins Monday, June 11. For more information, contact Stephanie Smith at 209-577-5450 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. Individual and group training available.
YOUTH SUMMER TRAINING The Central Valley Hornets are registering for their summer program. The youth player will train and play games for five weeks. Program runs June 16-July 1, at Big Valley Christian High School. Training and games all in one day. Professional trainers will be provided at every session. Cost is $90 per player or $105 for returning players with uniform. Space is limited; registering early is encouraged. Contact the Central Valley Hornets’ directors at 209-545-3138, email email@example.com or visit cvhornets.com.
SUPERSTARS CAMP Modesto Magic will be offering a summer superstars camp for boys, K-4, and girls, K-8. Camp runs June 11-14 at Modesto Christian High School, with the boys session from 9 a.m.-noon and the girls session from 1-4 p.m. Cost is $100 for all four days or $30 per day; with a multiple child discount. Campers will get a T-shirt and basketball. For more information or to register contact Stan Silva at 209-765-5107 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit modestomagic.com.
BAD TO THE BONZ Seventh Street Boxing Gym is holding tryouts and providing adult and youth classes. The gym will also be holding sign-ups for the 2018 USA boxing team; must be a member of the gym to register. A boxing clinic for coaches will be given by Tony Avila, owner of Bad to the Bonz and former coach of the Modesto PAL boxing club. The gym memberships are $150 per month for Adults; $100 kids, 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. No experience needed. 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. in 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. Call the society office at 209-524-3536, email Anthony@societyfordisabilities.org or visit www.societyfordisabilities.org to register.
MAT PILATES Build core strength and improve flexibility and control muscle and breathing in a class that can be modified for any age and 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 10th St., Suite 4400, or www.econnect.modestogov.com.
GROUP EXERCISE The Healthy Aging Association offers free Young At Heart group exercise classes for those 60 years and older all over Stanislaus County. Classes range from strength training and aerobics to Tai Chi. Call 209-525-4670 or visit HealthyAgingAssociation.org.
ARROWHEAD CLUB The Arrowhead Club will host a summer sports camp June 25-28, 8 a.m.-noon. The camp will cover: basketball, football, volleyball, baseball, soccer and softball. The camp will be at Turlock High School boys gym and the cost $100, includes T-Shirt. Lunches are not provided. For more information, visit the Arrowhead Club website at www.arrowheadclub.org.
TENNIS TOURNAMENTS Friendly tennis tournaments to be held once a month at the Modesto Junior College courts, unless unavailable. Singles and Doubles play. U.S.T.A. player ranking 3.5 to 4.0 and beginners welcome. Open to men and women. Tournaments are two hours, summer hours: 8 to 10 a.m. and 9 to 11 a.m. rest of the year. For more information and location of tournament contact David Shirk at 209-521-1840.
MODESTO ARCHERY CLASSES Archery classes signups are now open for youth and their families. The Yahi Bowmen of Modesto will teach the fundamentals of archery. Next session is July 7 at Modesto Reservoir Archery Range, 18143 Reservoir Road. The day begins with 45 minutes of instruction, followed by hands-on archery activities such as equipment handling, shooting targets and safety. The day ends with a barbecue lunch. Open to youth and family members 8 years old and older. Fee is $30 per person, per session. Pre-registration is required in person at the Parks, Recreation and Neighborhoods Department, 1010 Tenth Street, 4th Floor, Suite 4400. Two waivers will need to be signed prior to class for entry into Modesto Reservoir. For more information or to registration call 209-577-5344 or visit modestogov.com/483/Activity-Guide.
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. Cost is $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.
FUNDRAISING TOURNAMENT Stanislaus County Crime Stoppers invites the community to its tournament benefiting the program. Cost is $150 per golfer, or $600 for a team of 4. Players will have an opportunity to win a car in the hole-in-one contest; plus raffle prizes, famous ball drop, closest-to-the-pin and more. Lunch and dinner will be served. Tournament will be hosted at Dio Rio Country Club, Monday, Oct. 15. For more information or to register contact Dashaun Winston at 510-714-3906.
UMPIRES Needed for youth baseball and softball in Modesto area. Training provided. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
NCOA OFFICIALS The NCOA is looking for individuals to officiate for 2018 high school football season. We will provide all training. Contact Frank Bispo at 209-918-9730 or email email@example.com or visit ncoafbsouth.org or ncoa.arbitersports.com.
OPEN TRYOUTS The Oakdale Gunners 11U competitive team has tryouts for boys born between 2007-08. Tryouts Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. at Bridle Ridge Estates Park, corner of Crane Road and Greger Street. Contact Miguel Sanchez 209-480-1373 or Hector Padilla 209-764-8974.
PRO SOCCER CAMPS The 9th Annual Pro Soccer Camp will be open to boys and girls ages 5-12. All skill levels welcome. The camp will be held at Ripon Mistlin Sports Complex July 23-27. Camp hours are: Mon-Fri, 9 a.m. to Noon. For more information call 209-404-8012 or visit prosoccercamp.net.
THE HITTING ACADEMY Softball hitting lessons by experienced instructor. Want to learn how elite-level hitters swing and hit with more confidence? Call Sean Maurice at 209-456-7886.
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.
SUMMER CLINICS AND CAMPS Pulse Volleyball Club announces its summer clinics and camps. All clinics and camps are held at Big Valley Christian School. Clinic dates: June 10, July 8, July 15, 1 to 3 p.m., for grades 3-8; 3:30-5:30 p.m. for grades 8-12. Cost is $25 per players. Camps dates and divisions: Elite Camp, July 12-13, 1 to 6 p.m. for grades 8-12 grades and 8th graders with club experience, cost is $110 per player. For more information visit www.pulsevolleyballclub.com, go to "camps/clinics" drop down menu, the registration form is available there; Contact Adrienne Beltrami at email firstname.lastname@example.org.
MODESTO/STANISLAUS Modesto/Stanislaus Water Polo will be taking pre-high school sign-ups. Practices Mondays through Thursday, 3:30 to 5 p.m. at Johansen High School. Through the end of July, practice is as follows: boys and pre-high school at Johansen from 7-9:30 a.m., girls at Downey from 7-9:30 a.m. Both are Monday through Thursday. Contact Brent Bohlender at Bbrentpolo@aol.com or visit ms.aquanite.com.