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 BASKETBALL CAMP Central Valley Hornets will be offering a skills camp for boys and girls in grades 4-12. The camp runs Aug. 1-3 at Prescott Junior High School in Modesto. The camp titled, “Next Up”, will provide professional trainers at each session. Early registration is $60. For more information or to register email email@example.com or visit www.nextupskills.com.
YOUTH BASKETBALL TRAINING Central Valley Hornets will be offering a six-week training program with games. The program runs Sept. 15-Oct. 20 with location to be determined. Training and games will be on each day of the program. Early registration is $105 for new players; $95 for returning players. For more information, contact Maxi Estrada at 209-545-3138 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit cvhornets.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.
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.
FUNDRAISING TOURNAMENT Agape Villages Foster Family Agency invites the community to its tournament, “Fairways Fore Foster Kids”, at Manteca Park Golf Course. Funds raised go to help central valley foster youth. Cost is $100 per golfer, or $375 for a team of 4. Raffle prizes, live auction and more. Hot dog lunch at check-in and dinner at Chez Shari. Friday, Oct. 26. For more information or to register, contact Nina Payne at 209-430-0323 or visit www.agapevillages.org. firstname.lastname@example.org.
UMPIRES Needed for youth baseball and softball in Modesto area. Training provided. Email email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or visit ncoafbsouth.org or ncoa.arbitersports.com.
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.
STANISLAUS STATE Train with the Warriors during one of the boys and girls soccer youth camps this summer on either July 23-26 or Aug. 6-9. These camps are designed for boys and girls between the ages of 5 to 13 of all levels. For more information and to register, please visit WarriorAthleticsCamps.com.
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.
STANISLAUS STATE Basic instructions to little grippers ages 5½ to 8 and more advanced fundaments for juniors ages 8 to 18. July 23-26. There is also a ladies camp on Wednesdays starting June 27. For more information and to register, please visit WarriorAthleticsCamps.com.
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.
STANISLAUS STATE Join the Warriors inside Ed & Bertha Fitzpatrick Arena this summer during one of the four different camps offered to boys and girls ages 3 to 18 of all skill levels: All-Skills Camp (July 23-26) and Elite Camp (July 20-22). For more information and to register, please visit WarriorAthleticsCamps.com.