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Youth and recreation leagues are forming, camps and classes are taking place, tryouts are being scheduled and more is going on around the region.
American Stars Baseball Select 9U-12U —has open registration for 2014. Team training twice a week, plus summer tournaments. Does not interfere with Little League. $500 player fee. Details: Scott Watson at 425-422-1769 or visit www.wbisports.net ).
Baseball Elite Select Youth Tryouts —for 2014 12U and 13U teams begin in August with coach and GM Michael Nagi. Focus is on player growth and development. Call with questions or to RSVP. Details: 206-973-9294 or e-mail Selectbaseballelite@gmail.com
Baseball Summer Camps —for ages 7-12 are now enrolling at Washington Baseball Instruction in Lynnwood. See website for more information. Details: 425-238-2002 or visit www.wbisports.net ).
Bellevue College Baseball Camps —for ages 7-15 are offering sessions in July and August at Courtier Field on the Bellevue College campus. Discounts available. See website for camp details. Details: 425-564-2356 bellevuecollege.edu/athletics/Baseball ).
Big League Edge Summer Camps —for ages 8U-18U are July 8-18 in Kent for position-specific training and overall mechanics. $150 to $250. Instruction from current SU and PLU coaches. Details: 253-333-2158 or visit www.BigLeagueEdge.com ).
Elite Pitcher's Velocity Training Camps —is being instructed by a local college coach through Washington Baseball Instruction in Lynnwood. Limited enrollment. Contact for details. Details: Scott Watson at 425-422-1769 or visit www.wbisports.net ).
FCA 13U Tryouts for 2014 Seattle Elite League —are July 20 and Aug. 3 from 1-2:30 p.m. at Rijo Athletics in Woodinville. See website for more information. Details: 425-486-4878 or visit www.wafcabaseball.org/tryouts ).
FCA 15U Tryouts for 2014 Seattle Elite League —are July 17, July 20 and July 21 from 6-8 p.m. at Rijo Athletics in Woodinville. See website for more information. Details: 425-486-4878 or visit www.wafcabaseball.org/tryouts ).
FCA 16U Tryouts for 2014 Seattle Elite League —are 10 a.m. to noon (July 13, Aug. 3) or 1-3 p.m. (July 14, Aug. 4) at Cedar Park Christian School in Bothell. See website for more information. Details: 425-486-4878 or visit www.wafcabaseball.org/tryouts ).
FCA Baseball Seeks Three Coaches —for permanent paid coaching positions starting July or August in preparation for the 2014 season. Coaches with college playing experience preferred. Details: Chris at 206-778-4133 or e-mail email@example.com
Hitting, Pitching and Throwing Lessons —are being offered by local area college coaches through Washington Baseball Instruction in Lynnwood. Contact for more details. Details: Scott Watson at 425-422-1769 or visit www.wbisports.net ).
Nike Baseball Camp —for boys ages 8-12 is Aug. 12-15 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Dodd Field in Issaquah with Baseball Jazz and Steve Goucher. Details: 800-NIKE-CAMP or visit www.ussportscamps.com/baseball/nike/ ).
Pro Baseball Camp with Steve Goucher —for ages 8-13 is July 22-25 or Aug. 12-15 at Newport Hills Community Park for instruction, games, scrimmages and much more. $140 to $168. Details: 425-452-6885 or visit myparksandrecreation.com ).
Pro Baseball Camp with Steve Goucher —for ages 8-13 is July 8-11 or Aug. 26-29 from 9 a.m. to noon at Mill Creek Sports Park. $129 to $148. Bring glove, snack and drink. Cleats recommended. Details: 425-745-1891 or visit www.cityofmillcreek.com ).
Seattle Wave Baseball 13U-18U —is holding 2014 private tryouts. No parent-coaches. Contact for tryout. $1,975 player fee. Details: Scott Watson at 425-422-1769 or visit www.seattlewavebaseball.com ).
Toyota Baseball Seeks Coaches —for 14U, 15U and 16U for the 2014 season. Please e-mail your résumé. We prefer coaches with college playing experience. Details: Kevin Frey at 425-591-5815 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
2013 Lorenzo Romar Camps —for boys grades 4-12 are taking place at Edmundson Pavilion throughout the summer. See website for camp types, dates and prices. Details: e-mail email@example.com or visit www.gohuskies.com/camps/wash-camps.html ).
Advantage Basketball Advanced Training Academy —in Kenmore features team training and monthly training. See website for details. Details: 425-670-8877 or 425-814-2255, or visit www.advantagebasketballclub.com ).
Advantage Basketball Summer Camps —are run at numerous locations, including Seattle and Kenmore, for different age groups. See website for specific dates and locations. Details: 425-670-8877 or visit www.advantagebasketball.com ).
Advantage Basketball Unlimited Training —is available five nights per week for $140/month in Kenmore or Edmonds. See website for more information. Details: 425-670-8877 www.advantagebasketball.com ).
Basketball Open Gym —is every Saturday year-round from 9-11:30 a.m. at Terrace Park School in Mountlake Terrace. $3.50 to $4. Details: 425-776-9173 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Bulldog Sunday Adult Basketball League —starts July 14 in Redmond and Bothell. Featuring stats, playoffs and great gyms. See website for more information and to register. Details: Mike at 425-263-7222 or visit www.bulldogleague.com ).
Bulldog Thursday Night Adult Basketball League —starts July 11 in Seattle. Features stats, playoffs and a great gym. See website for more information and to register. Details: Mike at 425-263-7222 or visit www.bulldogleague.com ).
Hoopaholics Summer Camp —for boys and girls grades 2-9 is July 23-26 and/or Aug. 13-16 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Ballard H.S. Groups will be based on age and skill level. Details: e-mail email@example.com or visit www.hoopaholics.com ).
Lorenzo Romar Mini Dribbler Camp —for boys and girls ages 5-9 is July 1-3 from 9 a.m. to noon at Edmundson Pavilion to learn basic skills in a noncompetitive atmosphere. $150. Details: e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.gohuskies.com/camps/wash-camps.html).
NBI Summer Basketball Camps —for boys ages 8-15 are July 15-19 or July 29 to Aug. 2 at Bothell H.S. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. See website for more information. Details: 425-487-1342 or visit www.nwbball.com ).
NBI Summer Basketball Shooting and Ball Handling —session is Aug. 5-9 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Bothell H.S. for boys and girls ages 8-15. See website for more information. Details: 425-487-1342 or visit www.nwbball.com ).
Sealth Basketball and Life Skills Camps —for boys and girls grades 2-9 are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Chief Sealth H.S. in Seattle. Camps start Aug. 12 and Aug. 19 (advanced concepts). Details: e-mail email@example.com or visit chiefsealthhs.seattleschools.org).
Summer Basketball Camps —for boys and girls grades 3-8 are July 15-18 and July 22-25 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Lynnwood H.S. run by Lynnwood players and coaches. Space is limited. Details: Michael Richards at 425-431-1373 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Summer Slam Camps with Watts Basketball —for boys and girls grades 2-8 are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (June 24-28, July 22-26, Aug. 12-16, Aug. 26-30) at Sound Mind and Body Gym in Fremont. Details: 206-300-1919 or visit www.wattsbasketball.com ).
Watts Basketball Year-Round Training —is for competitive boys, girls, coaches and teams of all levels who want to advance their game. Pricing and locations vary. Details: 206-420-2064 or visit www.wattsbasketball.com ).
WIAA Coaches School —is July 26-27 at the Yakima Convention Center. $100 (or $120 after July 15). Register online. Details: Jim Meyerhoff at 425-687-8585 or visit www.wiaa.com/FormEntry.aspx?ID=8 ).
Tour de Kitsap —bike ride is July 28 featuring 32 or 72 miles of routes once served by the historic Mosquito Fleet Ferries. Free T-shirt if you sign up by July 18. Details: Joyce LaRose 360-860-1126 www.westsoundcycling.com/tourdekitsap2013 ).
Bulldog Adult Flag Football League —plays Sundays starting July 21 in Everett. Featuring stats, playoffs and stadium FieldTurf. $75 by July 1. Register online. Details: Mike at 425-263-7222 or visit www.bulldogleague.com ).
University of Washington Summer Camps —are offering strength and condition camp, 7-on-7 passing camp, fundamentals camp and more. See website for camp types, times, ages, cost and to register. Details: visit www.gohuskies.com/camps/wash-camps.html ).
Edmonds Community College Foundation Golf Classic —to raise money is Sept. 23 at Seattle Golf Club. $350/person includes dinner. $1900/VIP foursome. Prices increase after July 8. Register by Sept. 2. Details: 425-640-1274 or visit www.edcc.edu/foundation ).
Jackson Juniors Golf Classic —is Aug. 26 at Jackson Park Golf Course in Seattle for ages 6-12 ($30, 9 holes, 3 p.m.) and ages 13-17 ($40, 18 holes, 1 p.m.). BBQ and awards following. Register by Aug. 19. Details: 206-363-4747 or 206-245-0670, or e-mail email@example.com
Puget Sound Golf Association —invites you to play at a variety of courses in the region at guest rates, including Salish Cliffs (July 14), Mill Creek (July 29) and Sahalee (Oct. 14). Details: 206-226-5332 or 206-634-3251, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Wayne Golf Course in Bothell —is taking sign ups for Junior Golfers club ($125) that will meet on Fridays. Junior Players Card ($150) allows unlimited weekday play through August. Details: 425-486-4714.
Gym Dawgs Camps —are July 22 or Aug. 5 at the University of Washington. See website for more information and to register. Details: 206-799-2164 or visit www.gymdawgscamp.com ).
Seattle Pacific Falcons Gymnastics Center —offers year-round training and summer sessions. See website for information about the recreational program and current team program. Details: 206-281-2883 or visit www.spu.edu/depts/fgc/ ).
Lacrosse Camp —for ages 6-12 is July 29 to Aug. 1 (9 a.m. to noon) at Civic Playfields. $112 to $129. Campers receive one-year Edmonds Boys & Girls Club membership. Details: 425-771-0230 or visit www.reczone.org ).
Central Whidbey Sportsman's Association —is offering hunter education classes consisting of four sessions July 31 to Aug. 3, Aug. 28-31, Sept. 4-7 or Sept. 18-21. Course times online. Call to register. Details: Sam at 360-914-0354 or John at 360-969-2440, or visit www.cwsaonline.org).
Edmonds Summer Sports Camps —for ages 3-14 include baseball, football, soccer, track and field, tennis and more, and are taking place throughout the summer. See website for details. Details: 425-771-0230 or visit www.reczone.org ).
Fight for Life Boxing and Kickboxing Event —to benefit the National Breast Cancer Foundation is July 20 at 5 p.m. at Bainbridge Island Boxing Club. Tickets go on sale July 1. Details: 206-451-4477 or visit www.bainbridgeislandboxingclub.com ).
Free Women’s Firearm Safety Class —is July 27 at 9 a.m. at the Central Whidbey Sportsman’s Association clubhouse south of Coupeville. No preregistration required. Can bring your own firearm. Details: Bob Clark at 360-929-2167 or visit cwsaonline.org ).
Free Youth Firearm Safety Class —is July 13 at 9 a.m. at the Central Whidbey Sportsman's Association clubhouse south of Coupeville. May bring your own firearm. Ranges open afterward. Details: Bob Clark at 360-929-2167 or visit cwsaonline.org ).
Highline Public Schools Summer Sports Camps —are offering basketball, swimming, tennis, soccer, football, volleyball, wrestling and more in South King County. See websites for times, locations and cost. Details: 206-433-2418 www.highlineschools.org/athletics/ ).
Hunter Sight In Days —are July 28, Aug. 25 and Sept. 22 at Central Whidbey Sportsmen's Association. Rage fees per firearm $5 adults or $2 under age 14. Free for active duty military. Details: John Jeffries at 360-675-3054 or visit www.cwsaonline.org ).
Moyer Foundation Season of Camps for Children —offers free bereavement camps for children who have suffered the loss of a parent, sibling or other influence (Camp Erin), or addiction in the family (Camp Mariposa). Details: 206-298-1217 or visit www.moyerfoundation.org).
Nike Sports Camps at Seattle University —are offering tennis, soccer, volleyball, basketball, swimming, golf, baseball and more this summer. See website for camp types, times and to register. Details: visit www.goseattleu.com ).
Rattlesnake Mountain Hike —and barbecue is July 13 with Explore the Greenway. Enjoy views of the Snoqualmie Valley and Cascades. See website for details and to register. Details: 206-382-5565 or visit mtsgreenway.org/explore-the-greenway/trips ).
Seattle Pacific Summer Youth Camps —will feature basketball, soccer, volleyball and running. See website for camp information, dates and times, and to register. Details: visit spufalcons.com ).
Seattle Prep Athletic Camps —for grades 5-7 are being offered throughout July. All camps run by current varsity coaches. See website for camp types, dates, times and prices. Details: 206-325-2400 or visit www.seaprep.org/summerprep ).
Skyhawks Sports Camps —for ages 3-12 for a variety of camps including baseball, flag football, volleyball, Tiny Hawk and Mini Hawk. See website for details. Details: 425-771-0230 or visit www.reczone.org ).
Skyhawks Summer Camps —for different ages are offering golf, lacrosse, baseball, flag football, tennis, soccer and more at Mountlake Terrace Recreation Pavilion. Details: Jeff Betz at 425-640-3101 or visit www.mltrec.com ).
Step Up to the Plate for Todd McDougall —is asking every head baseball coach in the state to raise $100 to help support McDougall, who has been diagnosed with an in operable brain tumor, and his family. Details: Brian Jackson at 253-683-6263 or visit email@example.com).
Wacky Wheelays —community field day for wheeled events (wheelchairs, wagons, scooters and more) is July 28 from 12:45-4 p.m. at Lake Washington H.S. in Kirkland. Details: e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.nsb.org/event/wacky-wheelays-2/ ).
West Sound Senior Games —for ages 50 and up is July 10-13 in Bremerton for badminton, bowling, Ping-Pong, racquetball, tennis and more. $32 by June 15, or $42 after. Details: 360-473-5357 or visit www.facebook.com/WestSoundSeniorGames ).
Paddle Bainbridge Island —July 13-14 by kayak, canoe, row boat or something else. Food, camping site, showers and restroom provided. See website for to register. Details: 360-297-4659 or visit www.olympicoutdoorcenter.com/PaddleBainbridge.php ).
Color Me Rad 5K —is Aug. 10 at Marymoor Park in Redmond to benefit Seattle Children's Hospital. See website for information, prices and to register. Details: e-mail email@example.com or visit www.colormerad.com ).
Cougar Mountain Trail Run Series —returns to Cougar Mountain Regional Wildland Park with a new format that includes more opportunities to race through this one-of-a-kind park. Details: visit www.seattlerunningclub.org/CMTRS ).
Run of the Mill 5K —to help support the victims of the Boston Marathon, local cancer charities and local high school athletics is July 6 in the Mill Creek Town Center. Details: e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.mcrunofthemill.com ).
United Healthcare Ironkids —national running series for boys and girls ages 3-15 is July 20 at North Cove Park in Lake Stevens. Race starts at 9 a.m. $10. Details: 813-868-5940 or visit www.ironkids.com ).
Sounders FC Scoring School —for boys and girls ages 6-14 is July 19, July 26, Aug. 2, Aug. 9 and Aug. 16 from 5-6:30 p.m. at Starfire Sports Complex in Tukwila. $200. Details: 425-203-8315 or visit www.soundersfc.com ).
Sounders FC Summer Camps —for boys and girls ages 4-15 are taking place July and August all over Puget Sound for half day ($160) or full day ($230). See website for dates and locations. Details: 425-203-8315 or visit www.soundersfc.com ).
Sounders Women and U23 Pre-match Clinics —for boys and girls ages 6-18 begin two hours before each Sounders Women and Sounders U23 home match. $100. Includes two grandstand tickets. Details: 425-203-8315 www.soundersfc.com ).
UK Elite and Petite Soccer Camps —for ages 4-5 ($118) and 5-12 ($160) take place July 8-12 or Aug. 12-16 through Edmonds Parks and Recreation. See website for details. Details: 425-771-0230 or visit www.reczone.org ).
WestSound FC Soccer Camps —are taking place in Silverdale and Bremerton. See website for different camp types, locations, costs and to register. Details: e-mail email@example.com or visit www.westsoundfc.org/programs/camps/ ).
University of Washington Softball Camps —are offering a hitting clinic, pitching clinic, advanced skills position play clinics and more. See website for camp types, dates, costs and to register. Details: 425-736-7916 or visit collegesoftballcamps.com/softball/huskies ).
Edmonds Yost Pool Swim Team —for ages 5-18 practices Monday through Thursday June 24 to Aug. 15 with meets on Friday evenings and Saturday mornings. $181 to $208. Details: 425-771-0230 or visit www.reczone.org ).
Aces Tennis —of Renton is offering tournaments, flights and private lessons, and also putting together USTA mixed doubles and USTA junior teams. Details: 425-235-9495 or visit www.acestennis.net ).
Edmonds Adult and Youth Tennis Lessons —start the week of July 9 for adults (Tuesdays and Thursdays, $36 to $42) and July 8 for youth ($33 to $38). See website for dates and times. Details: 425-771-0230 or visit www.reczone.org ).
Mountlake Terrace Adult and Teen Tennis Lessons —for ages 13 and up are Tuesdays and Thursdays at Evergreen Playfields for beginners (6:30-7:30 p.m.) and intermediate (7:30-8:30 p.m.). Six lessons for $35 to $40. Details: Jeff Betz at 425-640-3101 or visit www.mltrec.com).
Mountlake Terrace Kids Tennis Camps —for ages 7-9 (9-10:30 a.m.) and ages 10-13 (10:30 a.m. to noon) are Tuesdays through Fridays during the summer at Evergreen Playfields. $29 to $32 per week. Details: Jeff Betz at 425-640-3101 or visit www.mltrec.com ).
Mountlake Terrace Youth Tennis Team —for ages 10-18 is Tuesdays through Fridays from 1-3 p.m. all summer long beginning July 2 at Evergreen Playfields. Weekly matches on Fridays. $90 to $99. Details: Jeff Betz at 425-640-3101 or visit www.mltrec.com ).
University of Washington Tennis Camps —for advanced beginners and up ages 9-18 are Mondays through Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. $425. See website for dates and to register. Details: 425-205-5601 or visit abcsportscamps.com/uwtennis ).
Track and field
University of Washington Lil' Dawg Camp —introduction to all track and field events is July 8-11 from 9-11:30 a.m. for ages 5-9 at the UW Outdoor Track. $145. Details: 206-790-6824 or visit www.washingtontrackcamps.com ).
University of Washington Summer Camp —covering all track and field events is July 8-11 from noon to 5 p.m. for ages 10-18 at the UW Outdoor Track. $245. Details: 206-790-6824 or visit www.washingtontrackcamps.com ).
Cougar Volleyball High School Team Camp —is July 10-13 in Pullman with WSU head coach Jen Greeny and her staff. $315/person including overnight accommodations and meals. Details: 509-335-7169 or visit www.wsucougars.com/camps/volleyball.html ).
Cougar Volleyball Individual All-Skills Camp —for grades 7-12 is July 7-10 in Pullman with WSU head coach Jen Greeny. $350 overnight, $295 commuters with meals, $245 commuters with no meals. Details: 509-335-7169 or visit www.wsucougars.com/camps/volleyball.html).
WSU Summer Satellite Camps —are available with limited dates in June and July. Will take place at local schools and cost $100 to $150 depending on desired camp hours. Details: 509-335-7169 or visit www.wsucougars.com/camps/volleyball.html ).
Mail items to: Recreation Datebook, c/o Seattle Times Sports, P.O. Box 70, Seattle, WA 98111 (include phone number for confirmation). Fax: 206-493-0934. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.