Getting Out

Modesto-area camps, clinics and sports league information (9/30/14)


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

RAINBOW FIELDS is accepting applications for tee 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 TRYOUTS Fall baseball, ages 8-9 and 10-11, at Rainbow Fields. For information, contact Roman Rodriguez at

HITTING LESSONS Baseball/Softball private and team hitting, pitching, fielding lessons. Contact Tim Raposa for scheduling at (209) 694-6046.

TRI-COUNTY TRITONS The Tri-County Tritons travel teams for 13U and 14U are holding tryouts for spring 2015. Call Tim Raposa at (209) 694-6046 or email

CCC ROCKERS The team for 12-year-olds is looking for athletes wanting to play in Cooperstown, N.Y., in the summer of 2015. For information, call Jim Pernetti at (209) 495-8610 or email


MJC VALLEY ELITE COMBINE One-day skills camp Saturday at Modesto Junior College. Vertical, wing span and speed testing. Grades 6-8 from 8:30-10:30 a.m. and grades 9-12 from 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Cost is $35. Sign up online at For information, contact Jordan Jones at (209) 575-6048 or

WOMEN’S LEAGUE A six-week city league in Manteca is open to players 18 and over. Games are played Saturdays from 3-5 p.m. League starts soon. Registration is $15 per player. If interested, contact team managers by email,, or call Molly DeRoos at (209) 629-9913.

CLUB BASKETBALL Preseason basketball training. Our program includes six weeks of fundamental to advanced skill development at Turlock High School, from Oct. 6-Nov. 9. Grades K-4 from 10-11 a.m., $100. Grades 6-8 from 11 a.m.-noon, $125. Grades 9-12 from noon-1:30 p.m., $150. Vertimax training also available. Sign up online at Training is limited to 20 participants each session to maximize skill development.


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 three 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 10-11 a.m. and have classes for at-risk youth Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9-11 a.m., daily from 3-7 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays 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 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


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.


PACIFIC COAST VOLLEYBALL CLUB New club co-founded by Modesto Junior College coach Tiger Shelton. Coaching staff includes former Stanford setter Katie Goldhahn and former Long Beach State player Brad Friesen. Sunday clinics from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at Stockton Sports Facility, 3251 Ad Art Road, Stockton. Cost is $15. Teams will be forming in November. Parent information night Oct. 25, tryouts Nov. 2 and commitment night Nov. 10. For information, call Michele Shelton at (209) 986-6858.


MODESTO-STANISLAUS Practice for pre-high school players has started at Johansen High. It’s open to all kids who are not in high school, ages 8 and up. Practices from 5-6:30 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. For information, go to the Modesto-Stanislaus website –


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 School 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.