Community Sports Calendar, March 29

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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

Prairie Fields adult softball team registration — Prairie Field adult softball leagues are forming for men’s and coed teams. Details at www.PrairieField.org or call (360) 254-4263. Games begin in early May.

Hockinson Meadows Park 5K Run — Saturday, April 2, 10 a.m. This is a flat course with a little of everything: gravel, blacktop, grass and mud. Directions: From I-205 go east on Padden Parkway approximately three miles, then turn left (north) on 117th Avenue. Go north on 117th about two miles then turn right (east) on Northeast 119th Street. Stay on 119th for about 2-3/4 miles, then turn right (south) on Northeast 172nd Avenue. The park is a half-mile down 172nd Avenue on the right. Restrooms available. Directors: Lou and Sue Diaz 360-260-2851.

AREA ORGANIZATIONS AND ONGOING ACTIVITIES

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. Registration for 2011 to be announced. For information, visit the Web site or call 360-834-3223.

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.

AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL

Questions about American Legion can be directed to Bruce Jensen by e-mail at nordliness@comcast.net.

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 AND SOFTBALL TRAINING AND FACILITIES

Champion Sports Group — A 4,000 square foot indoor baseball and softball training facility at 12408 N.E. 60th Way, Bldg. C, Vancouver. Phone: 360-816-0884. Hours: 3-9 p.m. weekdays, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays. Appointments available for other times. Also available: facility rentals, private, group, and team lessons, weekly classes, clinics. Upcoming clinics:

Champion Friday clinics ($20 per week, limit 20 players per week) — March 18 to May 27. Hitting, 7-8 p.m. The bio-kinetic swing, what the best hitters in baseball are doing. Drills and lots of swings. Infield play, 8-9 p.m. Based on Oregon State University’s defense philosophy. Players will get lots of reps while learning proper footwork and fielding techniques. Call 360-816-0884.

Spring Break Baseball and Softball All Skills Camps — April 4-6, for middle school and younger players. Baseball 9 a.m. to noon; softball 12:30-3:30 p.m. Pitching and catching on Monday, hitting and offense on Tuesday, infield and outfield defense on Wednesday. Limited to 20 players per session. Cost $35 a day or $80 for all three. Call 360-816-0884.

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 — Fielding 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 forming for players under age 10 and under age 12. More Information: www.cardinalsbaseballclub.net

Chargers Baseball Club — Looking for players ages 9-10 for a 10-and-younger team. For more information please contact Tim Stecher at 360-892-4587 or send email to chargersbaseballclub@yahoo.com.

Clark County Stealth 13U baseball team — Tryouts have been held. For details contact Clay Foley at 360-608-7207, or by e-mail to pwhfan14@gmail.com

Clark County Thunder — Fielding 10U and 12U baseball teams. Also renting space to teams in the Thunder Dome, an indoor baseball training facility at 7500 N.E. 16th Ave. in Hazel Dell. Details: Mike Callaham, 503-568-8100, or e-mail to info@clarkaountythunder.com.

Clark County Titans Youth Foundation JBO baseball tryouts — Teams forming 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.

2011 Gunners Baseball Club 14U through 18U Workouts — The Gunners Baseball Club (Young Guns) is looking for a few players to finalize the 2011 roster. For more information contact us at information@longballacademy.com, or call Mosley at 503-544-3135 or Fix at 971-570-4755.

Slugger Baseball, Age 9 team — For players who will be Little League age 9 for the 2011 baseball season. To try out you must reserve a spot by contacting either Troy Schmidt at 360-921-9975 (e-mail raider114@comcast.net) or Sonny Patel at 360-624-1190 (email sonnyppatel@comcast.net).

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 get information at our web site: www.eteamz.com/EBUA.

BASKETBALL CAMPS AND TRAINING

Dan Dickau Basketball Academy — Individual, small group, and large group training for all ages and abilities. Head trainer is Daven Harmeling, a 2009 graduate of WSU, where he played for the Cougars. The Dan Dickau Basketball Academy was created by Dan Dickau and Travis Drake. As Dickau continues his playing career, his on-court involvement in this academy is limited to the summer months. He is involved in the vision and structure of the academy, as well as working with Daven Harmeling to create workout plans. To learn more, visit http://www.dickauacademy.com.

Dickau Basketball Academy Spring Skill Sessions with Daven Harmeling — Ten-week program began the week of March 21. Price: $155. Sessions divided for these age/grades: grades 1-3, grades 4-6, grades 7-8, grades 9-12 (beginners). There also is a TotShots program for ages 4-6. To register or to learn more, visit www.dickauacademy.com or call 360-904-6088.

Greater St. Helens Girls Basketball Camp — June 27-30 at Prairie High School, 11500 NE 117th Ave. Two sessions: Girls entering grades 3-6 meet 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.; girls entering grades 7-10 meet 1-5 p.m. Cost is $100. Curriculum arranged by PHS coach Al Aldridge and taught buy adult coaches, college players and PHS. Emphasis is on instructional position work, for posts, wings and point guards. Players from anywhere may participate. To register or to learn more, contact the Battle Ground Community Education office at 360-885-6584.

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.

West Basketball — For details about team and individual coaching, contact Greg West at 360-773-0657 or westbasketball63@yahoo.com.

BASKETBALL LEAGUES

HotShots Youth Sports Basketball Leagues — Recreational basketball for boys and girls in grades 1-6. 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

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

BASKETBALL TOURNAMENTS

Boys basketball tournament for grades 5 and 6 — April 9 at Cornerstone Christian School. Cost is $125 per team with a four game guarantee. For information contact Robert Mason at rmason@crossroadschurch.net or 360-896-0781

Girls basketball tournament for grades 5 and 6 — April 16 at Cornerstone Christian School. Cost is $125 per team with a four game guarantee. For information contact Robert Mason at rmason@crossroadschurch.net or 360-896-0781.

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.

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 CLUBS

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.

In-person registration schedule: 6:30-8 p.m. on March 30 at Alki Middle School; 6:30-8 p.m. on April 13 at Camas High School; 6:30-8 p.m. on April 20 at Ridgefield High School; noon to 4 p.m. on April 30 at Prairie High School; 6:30-8 p.m. on May 4 at Woodland High School; 6:30-8 p.m. on May 11 at Daybreak Middle School; 6:30-8 p.m. on May 18 at Washougal High School; 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on May 21 at La Center Elementary School; 6:30-8 p.m. on May 25 at Fort Vancouver High School; 6:30-8 p.m. on June 1 at Hockinson High School.

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

FUND-RAISING EVENTS

None scheduled. To submit information, e-mail paul.danzer@columbian.com.

GOLF

TOURNAMENTS

Fund-raising tournaments

None scheduled. To submit tournament 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 — Registration for the spring season now open. Boys teams in grades 3-4 ($120), grades 5-6 ($145) and grades 7-8 ($145). Beginners welcome. Season begans in early March. 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. Boundary maps for the leagues in those districts are available on the district Web sites (listed below).

Here is some basic Little League information:

— Most leagues offer baseball and softball. Baseball for players ages 5-18 are based on the player’s age on April 30, 2011. Softball for girls ages 5-18 are based on player’s age on Dec. 31, 2010.

— 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 (Stevenson)

Website: http://www.BOGLL.com. More information — send e-mail to Charlie Cochran at cochrpc@embarqmail.com.

Cascade

Website: http://www.cascadelittleleague.org. More information — send e-mail to Adam Sale at cascadelittleleague@gmail.com

Central Vancouver

Website: http://www.eteamz.com/centralvancouver. More information — Contact Tony Mulcahey at 360-944-1839, or by e-mail at mulca4@comcast.net.

Opening ceremony, 11 a.m. on March 26.

Columbia

Website: http://www.eteamz.com/columbiall.

No online registration. All registration complete. More information — League info line: 360-696-1278; 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.

No online registration. All registration complete.

More information — See the websites for Central Vancouver, Columbia or Fort Vancouver Little League.

East County (Washougal)

Website: http://www.eastcountyll.com.

Online registration began on Nov. 1, 2010. In-person registration complete. Cost: $60 for T-Ball players, $75 for coach-pitch player, and $85 for minor/major players.

More information — See the league website.

Evergreen

Website: http://www.evergreenlittleleague.com.

Registration complete. More information — See the league website.

Fort Vancouver

Website: http://www.fortvancouverlittleleague.org.

Online registration available at the league’s website. In-person registration complete.

More information — Dave Wallis, 360-696-2994; E-mail, 4wallis@comcast.net.

Lacamas (Camas)

Website: http://www.LacamasLL.com.

Online registration open for returning players. In-person registration complete.

More information — See the league website, or call 360-834-0680.

Washington District 6 Little Leagues

District 6 website: http://www.district6wa.org.

Battle Ground

Website: http://www.bgll.org.

Online registration open. In-person registration complete.

More information — See the league website, or send email to contactus@ bgll.org.

Glenwood

Website: http://www.glenwoodlittleleague.org.

Hazel Dell

Website: http://www.hdll.org.

Highlands (Brush Prairie/Hockinson areas)

Website: http://www.highlandsll.com.

Kalama

Website: http://www.eteamz.com/kalamaLL. More information — League president Joe Mazza, 360-957-0396, or e-mail to KALAMALLPRES@GMAIL.COM

La Center

Website: http://www.eteamz.com/lacenterlittleleague.

North Clark (Yacolt)

Website: http://www.eteamz.com/northclarklittleleague.

More information — See the league website.

Ridgefield

Website: http://www.ridgefieldlittleleague.com

Salmon Creek

Website: http://www.SalmonCreekLL.com.

Online registration open. In-person registration complete.

More information — See the league website, or leave a message at 360-574-2026.

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.

High school rowing team practice started at 3 p.m. on Feb. 14. No rowing experience necessary, but students must know how to swim. Team practices 3-5:30 p.m. each Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and 9:30 a.m. to noon each Saturday. Details on the website, or call coach Alan Stewart at 360-241-6522 or coach Anita Roberts at 360-600-6408.

Middle school rowing team practice started on Feb. 28. Team practices 4-5:45 p.m. each Monday and Wednesday, and 10 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. each Saturday. Participants must be able to swim. No rowing experience needed. Details on the website, or by calling Cathy at 360-571-8975, or Kate at 360-450-1141.

RUGBY TEAMS AND TRYOUTS

Camas Rugby is starting its second season. It is a team of Camas, Union and Washougal high school sturdents under age 19. Any students who want to play or to learn more about rugby are welcome. Practices are 3-5 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays at Liberty Middle School. The regular season start March 12.

High school rugby — In addition to Camas and Vancouver, Prairie and Battle Ground field rugby teams in Oregon Youth Rugby. 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.

Saturday, April 2, 10 a.m. — Hockinson Meadows Park 5K Run. This is a flat course with a little of everything: gravel, blacktop, grass and mud. Directions: From 1-205 take Padden Parkway exit. Go east on Padden Parkway approximately three miles, then turn left (north) on 117th Avenue. Go north on 117th about two miles then turn right (east) on Northeast 119th Street. Stay on 119th for about 2-3/4 miles, then turn right (south) on Northeast 172nd Avenue. The park is a half-mile down 172nd Avenue on the right. Restrooms available. Directors: Lou and Sue Diaz 360-260-2851.

Other runs

Clatskanie Doernbecher Dash — April 9 at Clatskanie (Ore.) High School. A 5-kilometer race and fun run/walk to benfit Doernbecher Children’s Hospital. Race starts at 10 a.m. Packet pickup begins at 8 a.m. To register: Early registration ($20) must be post marked by March 26. Make checks payable to Clatskanie High School Leadership and send completed registration to CMHS, P.O. Box 68, Clatskanie, Oregon 97016. Registration will include a T-shirt post-race barbecue.

Hovde 5-K Run or Walk — May 21. site and time to be determined. This run is a benefit for the family of Elizabeth Hovde. Hovde is a former writer for The Columbian who was injured in a skiing accident.

Vancouver USA Marathon — June 18-19, 2011 in downtown Vancouver. 5-kilometer and kids race on June 18. Full and half-marathons on June 19. Cost: $99 for the marathon, $59 for the half marathon. Fitness expo packages available. Register and learn more at http://vancouverusamarathon.com.

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. Saturday morning training sessions in Vancouver begin on April 3. 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

Columbia Youth Soccer Federation — Soccer for ages 4-18 as of July 31. CYSF 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.

Vancouver-Clark Parks and Recreation — Indoor soccer, co-ed. Leagues start in January for kids ages 4 1/2 -5 and 6-7. Tuesday or Thursday evening games at the Marshall Community Center, with one practice during the week. 7 games. $56. To Register: 360-487-7100 or www.vanclarkparks-rec.org.

YOUTH ADVANCED COMPETITION SOCCER

Advanced Competition Soccer Fair — 6:30-8:30 p.m. on April 12 at Harnel Elementary School, 3212 E Evergreen Blvd, Vancouver. Learn about the different levels of advanced-competition soccer, and the area clubs that field teams. All Clark County clubs will be represented.

Pacific FC — Tryouts for 2011-12 select/premier teams in most age groups will take place in April and May. Register and learn more at http://www.pacificfc.org.

Salmon Creek Soccer Club — Tryouts for 2011-12 select/premier teams in most age groups will take place in April and May. All interested players may register on-line at www.salmoncreeksoccer.net (Registration is free.)

Vancouver United Soccer Alliance — Tryouts for 2011-12 select/premier teams in most age groups will take place in April and May. Register online at www.vancouverunited.com.

Washington Soccer Academy/Camas-Washougal SC — Tryouts for 2011-12 select/premier teams in most age groups will take place in April and May. Detals at www.wsasoccer.net.

Westside Soccer Club — Tryouts for 2011-12 select/premier teams in most age groups will take place in April and May. Detals at www.cysf-westside.org.

SOFTBALL

PRAIRIE FIELDS ADULT SOFTBALL

2011 team registration — Prairie Field adult softball leagues are forming for men’s and coed teams. Details at www.PrairieField.org or call (360) 254-4263. Games begin in early May.

VANCOUVER GIRLS SOFTBALL ASSOCIATION

Girls fastpitch softball — 2011 registration dates complete. For more information, contact Trudy Wood at: softballtw@comcast.net. The VGSA website is: www.vgsafp.com

10U VGSA softball team seeks players — Contact Brian O’Neil at 360-904-5345, or Melanie LaChaine at 360-936-3620, or send e-mail to IcebreakersSoftball@gmail.com for team details.

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.

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 Swiming — 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.

TRIATHLONS AND DUATHLONS

Submit event 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 CLUBS

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.

WALKING EVENTS

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

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.

Southwest Washington Wrestling Club — Wrestling club for all ages. Practice has begun for the 2009-10 season. 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.