Community Sports Calendar, Dec. 27, 2011

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TO SUBMIT CALENDAR ITEMS — The Community Sports Calendar is updated each Tuesday. Submit items for the calendar by sending an e-mail to paul.danzer@columbian.com, or call 360-735-4521.

THIS WEEK

OTHER AREA LITTLE LEAGUES are encouraged to send their registration details, including any in-person dates, to paul.danzer@columbian.com.

AREA ORGANIZATIONS AND ONGOING ACTIVITIES

ADULT RECREATION SPORTS

Breakaway Social Sports — Adult recreation sports leagues. Sports include basketball, flag football, and coed dodgeball leagues. Cost for most leagues is $65 per season. To register, or to learn more, visit www.playbreakaway.com.

LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL

Look under Little League heading below for a list of local Little Leagues, including 2011 sign-up information.

BABE RUTH BASEBALL

Camas Washougal Babe Ruth Baseball League. Web site: www.cwbaberuth.com. This league serves players ages 13-15 who live in Cascade Park, and the cities of Camas and Washougal. The service area extends from I-205 east to Skamania County and south of Padden Parkway to the Columbia River. For players ages 13-15. For information, visit the Web site or call 360-834-3223.

Registration will be held at Louis Bloch Park in Camas at these times:

Noon to 1 p.m. on Jan. 14, Jan. 15, Jan. 21, and Jan. 22.

Hazel Dell Metro. Web site: www.hazeldellmetro.com. This league serves players ages 13-15 who live in Vancouver west of I-205, and covers all of Clark County north of Padden Parkway. In addition to Babe Ruth divisions for ages 13, and 14-15, HDM offers baseball on 70-foot basepaths for age 12.

Registration will take place at the HDM clubhouse at Columbia River High School from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Feb. 4 and Feb. 18. Players birth certificate required, and a parent/guardian must be present to sign concussion form.

Check www.hazeldellmetro.com for updates.

OTHER BASEBALL LEAGUES

Junior Baseball Organization — Web site: www.juniorbaseballorg.com. Includes Clark County teams.

Columbia River Miracle League. Web site: www.columbiarivermiracleleague.org. A baseball league for disabled players. Main field is at the Harmony Sports Complex. Games Saturdays in the spring and fall. Contact: Ralph Heiser, 360-260-9293. Volunteer coaches needed.

BASEBALL CAMPS AND CLINICS

To submit information, e-mail paul.danzer@columbian.com.

BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL TRAINING AND FACILITIES

Columbia Baseball and Softball Academy — A 4,000 square foot indoor baseball and softball training facility at 12408 N.E. 60th Way, Bldg. C, Vancouver. Phone: 360-816-0884. Website: www.cbsscademy.net. Holiday camps for both baseball and softball. All Skills, Dec. 19-21; Pitching, Dec. 27-28. See website for full details. Winter classes starting the first week of January. Check website for updates.

Thunder Dome — Indoor baseball training facility at 7500 NE 16th Ave., Vancouver. For details, call 503-568-8100, or send an e-mail info@clarkcountythunder.com.

Northwest Diamond Sports — An indoor training facility in Wilsonville, Ore. Web page www.nwdiamond.com

Portland Baseball Club — Indoor training facility in Tigard, Ore.

ADULT BASEBALL LEAGUES AND TRYOUTS

Northwest Independent Baseball League — An 18-and-older wood-bat adult baseball league that plays games at Clark College, and at Walker and Sckavone stadiums in Portland. Fall registration open. Web site: www.nwibl.org. Contact: call 503-208-2009 or e-mail to Baseball@nwibl.org.

BASEBALL YOUTH TEAMS AND TRYOUTS

Bulldogs Baseball Academy — Fields competitive youth baseball teams in several age divisions. Web site: www.eteamz.com/bba, or call Rip Ramsey at 360-433-7159.

Camas Junior Baseball — Information, visit www.eccba.com or send an e-mail to allsportfans@comcast.net.

Cardinals Baseball Club — Teams for players under age 10 and under age 12. More Information: www.cardinalsbaseballclub.net

Clark County Titans Youth Foundation JBO baseball in the 10-and-under, 12-U and 14-U age divisions. Details: contact Darin Henry at president@titansfoundation.org, or visit www.titansfoundation.org.

Demarini Stealth Baseball is holding tryouts for a 14-and-under independent baseball team. Players must be in Grade 8 or younger. No high school players. For information contact Clay Foley at 360-608-7207.

Team Faith Baseball — Team Faith fields competitive youth baseball and softball teams at several age levels. Website: www.teamfaithyouthsports.com. For more information, contact Mario Rivera at teamfaithbaseball@comcast.net or 360-907-6405.

Vancouver Cardinals 16U and 18U — The summer baseball program is open to all high school players ages 16-18 and includes a 16-and-under and an 18-and-under team. To learn more, contact Rip Ramsey or Ben McGrew by e-mail at vancouvercardinals@live.com.

BASEBALL UMPIRES

The Evergreen Baseball Umpires Association provides umpires for high school, American Legion, Babe Ruth, and other youth leagues in Clark County. Anyone 16 and older may become an umpire. Contact: Paul Levine 503-871-9065, or e-mail umpirepaul_1999@yahoo.com. You can also visit: www.eteamz.com/EBUA.

BASKETBALL CAMPS AND TRAINING

Holiday Hoops Camp at Hudson's Bay — A basketball camp for boys and girls ages 5-18 will be held Dec. 19-21 at Hudson's Bay High School. The camp runs 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. all three days. Former Trail Blazer Jerome Kersey is scheduled to appear at least one of the days. Cost is $95. To register or to learn more, visit www.dreamteamcamp.com, or call 503-320-1594.

Dan Dickau Basketball Academy — Individual, small group, and large group training for all ages and abilities. Call 360-904-6088, or e-mail luke@dickauacademy.com. To learn more about the academy and its camps,, visit http://www.dickauacademy.com.

Pure Advantage Basketball Academy — In partnership with 24 Hour Fitness at 13019 NE 4th Plain Rd. For more information please visit www.pureadvantagebasketball.com. Individual, small group, and large group training for all ages and abilities.

BASKETBALL LEAGUES

HotShots Youth Sports Basketball Leagues — Recreational basketball for boys and girls in grades 1-6. Next season runs Oct. 24, to Jan. 15, 2012. Registration deadline was Oct. 4. More information online at www.hotshotsyouthsports.org. Contact HotShots at 360-604-7955.

PortlandBasketball.com — Recreation and competitive adult basketball leagues throughout the Vancouver-Portland metro area. Details: www.portlandbasketball.com, or call 503-493-9335.

BASKETBALL OFFICIATING

The Evergreen Basketball Officials Association For details, contact Neil Anderson at 360-921-7145 or George St. Pierre at 360-450-7799.

BASKETBALL TEAMS AND TRYOUTS

Fastbreak Basketball — Tryouts for girls tournament teams for grades 4-8 have been held. Winter season will run from November through mid-March. Anyone interested in coaching, or in learning more about teams, can contact Damon Roche at coach@fastbreakballers.com or 503-807-9068.

Prairie Girls Basketball Youth Teams — Tryouts complete. This program is for girls who live in the PHS service area and will be attending Prairie High School. For more information contact Scott Sorenson at 360-666-1991.

To list tryouts, send the details by e-mail to paul.danzer@columbian.com.

BASKETBALL TOURNAMENTS

Oregon Prep Basketball Tournaments — Youth basketball tournaments held in the fall, winter and spring, some in Vancouver. Oregon Prep Basketball holds tournaments for teams of boys in grades 4-8 and teams of girls in grades 5-8. For details, visit www.oregonprepbasketball.com, or call 360-885-7810.

BOXING AND MMA

Inferno Fitness and Sports — Mixed martial arts coaching and classes. Facility includes basketball courts and traditional fitness club equipment and programs. Location: 14010 N.E. Third Court, Vancouver. Website: www.bravelegion.com. Phone: 360-574-2400. E-mail: info@bravelegion.com.

Fisticuffs — Boxing and MMA training for all ages. Location: 5107 N.E. 94th Ave., in Vancouver. Phone: 360-772-3312. Hours 4:15-8:15 p.m. weekdays (check class schedule). Website: www.fisticuffsgym.com.

Gladiator MMA — MMA gym at Westfield Vancouver shopping mall, 8700 N.E. Vancouver Mall Drive. Phone: 360-253-7625. Website: none.

Progressive Ju-Jitsu — MMA training. Address: 5909 N.E. 109th Ave., Ste A. Vancouver. Website: www.projj.com.

Touch M Up MMA — Boxing and MMA training. Address: 1103 N.E. 95th St., Ste. D,. Vancouver. Phone: 360-576-5345. Website: www.touchmupmma.com.

Vancouver Boxing Club — Boxing training for all ages and ability levels. Address: 5601 E. 18th Street, Ste. 105 (south side of 18th across from Fort Vancouver High School. Open 3:30-8 p.m. weekdays. Membership costs $40 a month, $20 for ages 6-11. Drop in or call David Mendez at 360-772-9599.

CURLING

Evergreen Curling Club — Web site: www.evergreencurling.org. Home rink is at the Lloyd Center mall in northeast Portland. League play on Sunday and Tuesday evenings. Phone number: 360-314-6267.

CYCLING

Portland Wheelmen Touring Club — In conjunction with River City Bicycles, the Portland Wheelmen Touring Club offers free family rides. For details on this and other rides, visit www.owtc.com or www.rivercitybicycles.com

Vancouver Bicycle Club — The Vancouver Bicycle Club is a volunteer run non-profit with more than 800 members. The club offers many small group rides each month for cyclists of all ages and ability levels. For more information go to www.vbc-usa.com.

FOOTBALL YOUTH LEAGUES

CYO Vancouver Youth Football and Cheerleading — Football and cheerleading program for grades 3-8. Season runs mid-August to mid-November. Grades 3-4 play full-uniform flag football. Grades 5-6 and 7-8 tackle football teams. For registration or ore information, call 503-231-9484, or visit www.region7cardinals.org.

Clark County Youth Football — Tackle football and cheer in the fall for grades 2-8. Website: www.ccyf.com. Registration for the 2011 fall season is open online.

Pop Warner of Southwest Washington — Tackle football and cheer in the fall for ages 5-15. Website: www.swwapopwarner.org.

FUND-RAISING EVENTS

To submit event information for calendar listings, send email to paul.danzer@columbian.com.

GOLF

TOURNAMENTS

Fund-raising tournaments

To submit tournament information, e-mail paul.danzer@columbian.com.

GOLF LESSONS/CLINICS

To submit information, e-mail paul.danzer@columbian.com.

LACROSSE

King’s Way Lacrosse — For boys who live in Clark County. Do not need to attend King’s Way Christian schools. Competitive high school boys teams play in the Washington High School Boys Lacrosse Association in the spring. Youth teams (grades 5-8) play in Portland-area leagues. Details: www.kingswaylacrosse.org.

Southwest Washington Youth Lacrosse Club — Open to anyone enterting grades 3-10. Beginners welcome. Southwest Washington Lacrosse offers financial aid, and can loan free lacrosse gear to those who need it. Registration is also open for a new girls lacrosse program that begins in the spring. Details: www.swwashingtonlacrosse.org

LITTLE LEAGUE

Little League's main season runs March-July, including All-Star play. Some leagues offer fall ball programs. Little League is an all-volunteer program. In Washington, it is organized into 11 districts, two of which serve The Columbian’s readership area. Registration for the main spring-summer season is held in January and February for most leagues, and for 2012 is listed below for some leagues. Boundary maps for the leagues in those districts are available on the district websites (listed below).

Here is some basic Little League information:

— Most leagues offer baseball and softball. For 2012, baseball is for players ages 5-18 are based on the player’s age on April 30, 2012. Softball for girls ages 5-18 are based on player’s age on Dec. 31, 2011.

— Practices began in March and the Little League season runs through mid-June, followed by all-star competition.

— Little League is run by volunteers.

— Challenger Division. Battle Ground/Highlands, Columbia, and LaCamas are leagues that offer a Challenger Division for disabled players ages 20 and younger who live in southwest Washington.

Washington District 4 Little Leagues

District 4 website: www.wad4llb.org.

Bridge of the Gods

No registration information submitted.

Contact: Gerard Pahissa, piededream@gorge.net

Cascade

In-person registration at the Cascade Little League fields at the Harmony Sports Complex at the following times:

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Jan. 7

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Jan. 21

6-8 p.m. on Jan. 26

6-8 p.m. on Jan. 31

Contact: Shawn Owens at: info@cascadelittleleague.org.

Online registration at www.cascadelittleleague.org

Central Vancouver

In-person registration at the Round Table Pizza, 5016 N.E. Thurston Way at the following times:

11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Jan. 7

11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Jan. 14

11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Jan. 21

No online registration.

Contact: Tony Mulcahey 360-944-1839; email to mulca4@comcast.net

Columbia

In-person registration at David Douglas Park, 1016 N. Garrison Rd., in Vancouver at the following times:

6-8 pm. on Jan. 25

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Jan. 28

6-8 p.m. on Feb. 1

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Feb. 4

6-8 p.m. on Feb. 8

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Feb. 11

Online registration: www.eteamz.com/columbiall

League phone number: 360-696-1278.

Contact: Mike Moen 360-260-5104.

Columbia Girls Softball League

A Little League softball league for girls in the Central Vancouver, Columbia, and Fort Vancouver boundaries.

In-person registration at tDavid Douglas Park, 1016 N. Garrison Rd., in Vancouver at the following times:

6-8 pm. on Jan. 25

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Jan. 28

6-8 p.m. on Feb. 1

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Feb. 4

6-8 p.m. on Feb. 8

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Feb. 11

Online registration: www.eteamz.com/columbiall

League phone number: 360-696-1278.

East County

In-person registration opportunities:

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Jan. 21 at Canyon Creek Middle School, 9731 Washougal River Road.

12:30-3 p.m. on Jan. 28 at East County Fire and Rescue, located at 39th Street and Evergreen in Washougal.

Online registration at www.eastcountyll.com.

Evergreen

In-person registration at Pied Piper Pizza, 12300 N.E. Fourth Plain Blvd., in Vancouver at the following times:

6-8 p.m. on Jan. 10

12 noon to 3 p.m. on Jan. 14

6-8 p.m. on Jan. 17

12 noon to 3 p.m. on Jan. 21

6-8 p.m. on Jan. 24

12 noon to 3 p.m. on Jan. 28

Online Registration at www.evergreenlittleleague.com

Fort Vancouver

In-person registration opportunities:

6-8 p.m. on Jan. 9 at Washington Elementary School.

6-8 p.m. on Jan. 10 at Hazel Dell Elementary School.

6-8 p.m. on Jan. 10 at Franklin Elementary School.

6-8 p.m. on Jan. 11 at Lincoln Elementary School.

6-8 p.m. on Jan. 11 at Hough Elementary School.

6-8 p.m. on Jan. 12 at Harney Elementary School.

6-8 p.m. on Jan. 17 at Fruit Valley Elementary School.

6-8 p.m. on Jan. 17 at Minnehaha Elementary School.

6-8 p.m. on Jan. 18 at King Elementary School.

6-8 p.m. on Jan. 18 at Discovery Middle School.

11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Jan. 22 at Clark Public Utilities.

No online registration.

Contact: Dave Wallis, 360-696-2994, or email to 4wallis@comcast.net.

League website www.fortvancouverlittleleague.org

LaCamas

In-person registration at Grass Valley Fire Station, 4321 N.W. Parker St., in Camas at the following times:

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Jan. 14

6-8 p.m. on Jan. 18

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Jan. 21

Washington District 6

Website: www.district6wa.org

Battle Ground

General registration runs January through March with late registration (for an additional fee) beginning on March 31. In-person registration will be at the Battle Ground Little League Clubhouse, 200 N.E. Fairground Ave., at the following times:

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Jan. 14 and Jan. 15.

Noon to 4 p.m. on Jan 21 and Jan. 22.

Online registration at the league website: www.bgll.org.

Contact: Send email to info@bgll.org.

Glenwood

No in-person registration scheduled.

Online registration now open at www.glenwoodlittleleague.org.

Contact: Send email to informationofficer@glenwoodlittleleague.org.

Hazel Dell

In-person registration at the league’s clubhouse at H.B. Fuller Park, 200 NW 139th St., Vancouver, at these times:

9-11 a.m. on Jan. 14.

6:30-8 p.m. on Jan. 18

9-11 a.m. on Jan. 21.

T-ball signup is 9:30-11 a.m. on March 3.

Online registration ongoing at the league website, www.hdll.org.

Contact: Player agent, Kelli Parry, by email at playeragent@hdll.org.

Highlands

In-person registration will be held at the Hockinson Fire Station, next to the middle school. at 17718 N.E. 159th St. (near the intersection of 159th Street and 182nd Avenue). Registration is scheduled for these times:

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Jan. 7.

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Jan. 29

Online registration at www.highlandsll.com.

For more information, visit the league website at www.highlandsll.com, or post a question on the Highlands Little League Facebook page.

Kalama

No website. No current information provided.

La Center

All registration is held at the La Center Community Center, 1000 E. 4th St. in La Center at these times:

Noon to 4 p.m. on Jan. 14.

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Jan. 21.

Lewis River (Woodland)

In-person registration will take place on two days at the McDonalds in Woodland at these times:

5-8 p.m. on Jan. 18.

9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Jan. 21.

Tryouts are scheduled for Feb. 4 at the Woodland Intermediate School gym.

Online registration will be available starting in mid-January through the league’s website at: www.lewisriverll.com.

North Clark

In-person registration will be held at Yacolt Town Hall, 202 W. Cushman St., in Yacolt at these times:

10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Jan. 7

5-8 p.m. on Jan. 11

5-8 p.m. on Jan. 19

More information at the league website: www.eteamz.com/northclarklittleleague. Or find North Clark Little League on Facebook for updates.

Ridgefield

Online registration open through Jan. 15 at www.ridgefieldlittleleague.com. A late fee of $25 will be charged for those who sign up after Jan. 15.

No in-person registration is scheduled.

For details, check the league website.

Salmon Creek

Two in-person registration opportunities are scheduled at the Salmon Creek Round Table Pizza restaurant at 13009 N.E. Highway 99 in Vancouver (360-574-5755):

5-8 p.m. on Jan. 18.

5-8 p.m. on Jan. 24.

Online registration is open through Jan. 29.

Website: www.salmoncreekll.com.

Questions? Send e-mail to registration@salmoncreekll.com.

MOTOR SPORTS

None listed. To get your event listed, email details to paul.danzer@columbian.com.

ROWING

Vancouver Lake Crew at Vancouver Lake Parkwww.vancouverlakecrew.com Programs for adults, high school school, and middle school rowers. Learn to row classes available. See website for full details.
 Contact: Anita Roberts at 360-600-6408.

RUGBY TEAMS

High school rugby — In addition to Camas and Vancouver, Prairie and Battle Ground field rugby teams in Oregon Youth Rugby. The season is in the spring. For contact information and other details, visit www.rugbyoregon.com.

Vancouver Sharks high school rugby team and Vancouver Sharks Old Boys men’s team. Men play in fall and spring. High school season in the spring. All are welcome. Details www.vancouverrugbyclub.com.

RUNNING

RACES AND EVENTS

Clark County Running Club

All CCRC runs are free to members unless noted. There is a $2 fee for non-members. There is no pre-registration. Register 30 minutes before the start of the race. Baby joggers, head phones, and dogs not allowed. Web site: www.ccrunning.org.

Sunday, Jan. 1, 10 a.m. — Annual Hangover 5K Run. Start the new off with a brisk 5K run around the Fort Vancouver Barracks. This is a good time to renew your CCRC membership. Directions: Go east from 1-5 on Mill Plain Boulevard, then turn south on Fort Vancouver Way to Fifth Street. The run starts on Fifth Street. Restrooms may or may not be open. Run Directors: Lou and Sue Diaz, 360-989-7065.

Saturday, Jan. 7, 10 a.m. — Heritage Trail 3, 7 and 10 Milers. The 3-mile and 7-mile runs stay on the Heritage Trail. The 10-mile run will include three miles on the neighborhood streets on the west end of the Heritage Trail. Directions: From Southeasat 164th Avenue turn east on Southeast First Street (which becomes Lake Road on the south side of Lacamas Lake). Go approximately 4.8 miles to the paved parking area on the north side of the road. If you come to Everett Street you have gone too far east. Restrooms available. Run Director: Bryan Chapman 360-989-7065.

Other runs

To submit event information, e-mail paul.danzer@columbian.com.

Energy Events 2012 races (subject to change)

Fort Vancouver Run - March 4.

Earth Day Run - April 22.

Rum Run - May 27.

Vancouver USA Marathon June 17 (5,000 participants)

Fueled by Fine Wine - July 15.

Salmon Creek Sunset Run - August (TBD)

New Race - August TBD

Champoeg Half Marathon - Sept. 26

Corvallis 5 - Oct. 28

Hot Buttered Run - Nov. 25.

RUNNERS TRAINING PROGRAMS

Fit Right Northwest — Programs for beginning runners and walkers to train for race distances from 5-kilometers up to a marathon distance. Fit Right Northwest contact: 700 SE 160th Ave., Suite 111. Phone: 360-885-4556.

USA Fit Vancouver — Distance race training for all ability levels. Includes weekly group training sessions where runners train at the appropriate pace for their ability and goals. Details about membership and programs at www.vancouverfit.com.

SAILING CLUBS

Vancouver Lake Sailing Clubwww.vlsc.org. Summer sailing lessons for kids and adults. Information: David Collins, sailing school director, 503-313-5356.

SKATING

Mountain View Speedskating Club. Meets at Mountain View Ice Arena, 14313 SE Mill Plain. For details, visit http://www.mountainviewspeedskating.org, or call the rink at 360-896-8700.

YOUTH RECREATIONAL SOCCER

Southwest Washington Youth Soccer Association — Soccer for ages 4-18 as of July 31. Clubs are in Vancouver and northern Clark County. Web site: www.cysfsoccer.org.

Camas-Washougal Soccer Club — Soccer for ages 4-18 as of July 31. Details at www.cwsoccer.com, or call 360-834-6292.

YOUTH ADVANCED COMPETITION SOCCER

Pacific FC — Tryouts for select/premier teams in most age groups take place in April and May. Register and learn more at http://www.pacificfc.org.

Salmon Creek Soccer Club — Tryouts for select/premier teams in most age groups take place in April and May. Information on-line at www.salmoncreeksoccer.net

Vancouver United Soccer Alliance — Tryouts for select/premier teams in most age groups take place in April and May. Information online at www.vancouverunited.com.

Washington Soccer Academy/Camas-Washougal SC — Tryouts for select/premier teams in most age groups take place in April and May. Details at www.wsasoccer.net.

Westside Soccer Club — Tryouts for select/premier teams in most age groups take place in April and May. Details at www.cysf-westside.org.

SOCCER CAMPS AND CLINICS

Submit listing information to paul.danzer@columbian.com.

SOFTBALL

PRAIRIE FIELDS ADULT SOFTBALL

Prairie Field adult softball leagues are for men’s and coed teams. Details at www.PrairieField.org or call 360-254-4263. Games begin each year in early May.

VANCOUVER GIRLS SOFTBALL ASSOCIATION

Girls fastpitch softball — The VGSA is a league for Amateur Softball Association fastpitch teams. It serves girls ages 5-14. League is located just west of Salmon Creek Park (Klineline Pond).

In-person registration is scheduled to be held at the league’s fields at the times listed below. (Important note: in case of bad weather, call 360-699-0664 to confirm registration is happening).

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Jan. 14.

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Jan. 28.

3-8 p.m. on Feb. 15.

No online registration. Forms and other detailed information available at www.vgsafp.org.

SOFTBALL TEAMS AND TRYOUTS

None scheduled.

SOFTBALL UMPIRES

Evergreen Fastpitch Officials Association — The association provides umpires for area high school and youth softball. To learn more, contact Dennis Schodt, 360-909-5785.

SPECIAL OLYMPICS

Special Olympics offers a variety of sports competition for athletes with intellectual disabilities, along with their friends and families. To learn more contact Clark County sports coordinator, Rick Cook, by e-mail at CCSOWA@live.com.

SWIMMING TEAMS

Columbia River Swim Team — Year-round program for competitive youth swimmers based at The Club at Fishers Landing (formerly Bally Total Fitness) at 16096 SE 15th St., in Vancouver Web site: www.eteamz.com/crstwaveriders.

Columbia River Swim Team Masters — A team for swimmers 18 and older to compete in USA Swimming sanctioned meets. Practices 5:30-6:30 a.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at The Club at Fishers Landing. www.eteamz.com/crstwaveriders.

Southwest Washington Masters Swimming — A team for swimmers 18 and older to compete in USA Swimming sanctioned meets. Practices at LaCamas Swim and Sport.

LaCamas Headhunters — Year-round program for competitive youth swimmers based at LaCamas Swim and Sport in Camas.

Tornadoes Swim Team — Year-round program for competitive youth swimmers. Web site: www.tornadoesswimteam.org.

Vancouver Swim Club — Year-round program for competitive youth swimmers. Web site: www.vancouverswimclub.com.

TRACK AND FIELD

Submit event listing information to paul.danzer@columbian.com.

TRIATHLONS AND DUATHLONS

Submit event listing information by e-mail to paul.danzer@columbian.com.

TRIATHLONS AND DUATHLONS TRAINING

Most health clubs offer training programs for triathlons. Here are some Clark County businesses that offer training:

Northwest Personal Training, 1011 Broadway in Vancouver. 360-574-7292 to reserve a spot Web site: www.nwpersonaltraining.com.

Fit Right Northwest — 700 SE 160th Ave., Suite 111, 360-885-4556.

Lacamas Swim and Sport — 2950 NW 38th Avenue, Camas, 360-834-8506.

VOLLEYBALL LEAGUES

Columbia Empire Volleyball Association — Competitive youth and high school volleyball leagues in the Vancouver-Portland area. Website: www.columbiaempirevolleyball.com. Phone: 503-644-7468.

United States Youth Volleyball League. An instructional volleyball league for boys and girls ages 7-16 in Lake Oswego, Ore. Details: www.usyvl.org, or 888-988-7985.

WALKING

All Weather Walkers — A non-profit walking club based in Vancouver. At all club-sponsored events, eyeglasses and hearing aids are collected for the local Lions Club, as well as old cellular phones and chargers, which are formatted and reprogrammed to dial 911, for the Wireless Foundation’s “Call To Protect” program. Children and adults alike will benefit from these donations. Details: www.allweatherwalkers.org.

WRESTLING CLUBS

Askeo International Mat Club. Wrestling club for all ages. Located at 5909 N.E. 109th Ave, at the intersection of Fourth Plain and Covington roads. Practices are 8-9:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Contact Damon McPherson at 360-773-3382.

Lord’s Gym Wrestling Club. Program for wrestlers in grades 1-12. Meets 6-7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Contact: Ali Batroukh 360-907-5091.

Peninsula Wrestling Club — Program is 40 years old and offers programs for all ages. Located at 700 N. Rosa Parks Way in Portland (about 10 minutes south from the Interstate Bridge). Practice hours are: 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, and 8-9:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Fall program is began in September. To learn more, visit www.peninsulawrestling.org, or call coach Roy Pittman at 503-314-7884.

Southwest Washington Wrestling Club — Wrestling club for all ages. Practices are 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays in the wrestling room at Battle Ground High School. For information about the club, or about wrestling competitions in the area, contact Merle Crockett at 360-263-4947 or mcrockett@clarkpud.com.

To list tryouts, send the details by e-mail to paul.danzer@columbian.com.

YOUTH SPORTS

Vancouver-Clark Parks and Recreation

To register: call 360-487-7100 or on-line at www.vanclarkparks-rec.org.

Youth Co-ed Indoor Soccer Leagues for ages 4 ½-5 and 6-7. Jan. 10 through March 8, 2012. Games are Tuesday or Thursday evenings at the Marshall Community Center between 5:30 and 8 p.m. Practices are once a week. Cost$62.

Youth Co-ed Flag Football Leagues for ages 7-9 or 10-12. Jan. 21 through March 17, 2012. Games are between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Saturdays at Marshall Park for ages 7-9 or at Hudson’s Bay High School for ages 10-12. Cost: $69.

Youth Co-ed Basketball Leagues for ages 5-6 ½ or 6 ½-7. Jan. 21 through March 17, 2012. Games are between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Saturdays at Marshall Community Center. Practices are once a week. Cost: $43 for ages 5-6 ½ and $71 for ages 6 ½-7. 8-foot high hoops.