A South King County team is seeking some competitive players to complete its 2009 roster. The team will play seven or eight tournaments throughout next spring and summer. More information on tryouts: Ron Wick at (253) 874-6221.
EVERGREEN STATE SPORTS
The organization is accepting NEW PLAYER REQUESTS for interviews for admission into its developmental programs. Teams currently seeking to fill rosters are 9-U, 11-U, 12-U, 13-U, 15/16-U, and 18-U. The 2008-09 TRAINING YEAR CYCLE is now under way. Team and individual sessions are available. The club is forming new 8- and 10-year-old teams to join its 12, 14, 16 and 18 age squads. Teams have limited spots available. Individual players may train with existing teams. Private, small group and team instruction is available working with coach Brian Embery. TEAM FACILITY RENTAL REQUESTS are being accepted. Options include rental only, or team training provided by Coach Embery. Limited time slots are available. More information on all of the above is available by contacting Coach Embery at (253) 218-9713.
Professional lessons, camps and team clinics are being offered by former Atlanta Braves scout Steve Goucher and the Jazz staff. More information: (206) 230-9011, or online at www.baseballjazz.com.
HIGH SCHOOL, YOUTH COACHES CLINIC
The Seattle Storm will offer a free clinic to high school and youth coaches on Saturday, Dec. 6, from 9 a.m.-noon at the Furtado Center, across 5th Avenue from Seattle Memorial Stadium. The clinic will feature Storm head coach Brian Agler, University of Washington women’s head coach Tia Jackson, and Shoreline Community College men’s head coach Butch Estes. The clinic is open to all youth coaches, but is geared to the high school skill level. Storm star and WNBA legend Sheryl Swoopes will appear at the clinic. Pre-registration is required, and can be completed online at www.storm.wnba.com.
TEEN GYM NIGHTS
Free drop-in nights for teens are offered Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 6-9 at the Black Diamond Community Center’s community gym, 25511 Lawson St., behind the Cenex gas station. Adults are welcome on Wednesdays at a cost of $1.50. Registration is required. All players must bring court shoes. More information: (360) 886-1011 or online at www.blackdiamondcc.org, or e-mail to email@example.com.
DREAM GIRLS AND KNIGHTS
The team is open to those ages 6-18. The remaining registration session for the 2008-09 parade season is Saturday, Dec. 6 at 1:30 p.m. Registration takes place at the Elks Cascade Lodge, 9116 MLK Way South in Seattle. Fees are $75, or $125 for two children from the same household, or $175 for three children from the same household. Fees must be paid IN FULL at the time of registration by cash, cashier’s check, or money order. More information: Debra Henyard-McMillian at (253) 431-1406, or Tiffany Fillmore at (206) 631-0550, or Sheena Huff at (206) 280-8519. Participants must be accompanied by an adult to sign up.
The organization is seeking a DRUM SQUAD COACH. More information is available by calling (206) 245-5661 or e-mailing to firstname.lastname@example.org.
BEGINNING FLY-TYING CLASSES
The Washington Fly Fishing Club will offer classes for beginners. Classes will be offered on Thursdays for eight weeks beginning Jan. 8, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. each week at Mercer Island Covenant Church. The cost is $45, which includes a DVD featuring step-by-step video instruction for all flies tied in class. Registration is required. More information: Bob at (206) 542-4623. More information on the club is available online at www.wffc.com.
W. WASHINGTON WALLEYE CLUB
The club meets the third Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. behind and below the Green Acres Learning Center, 1826 S. 240th St. (just past Highline Community College). Guests are always welcome. More information: (253) 852-3296 or http://walleye-club.com or P.O. Box 4204, Kent, 98032, or e-mail: email@example.com.
The club meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Bellefield Office Park Complex Center, 1150 114th Ave. S.E. in Bellevue. More information: Kirk Bain at (425) 922-3469.
The Sno-King Junior Thunderbirds will offer a year-round, beginners-level program for boys and girls ages 5-10. No skating experience is necessary. The program will be on Saturdays at Castle Ice in the Renton Highlands, or at Kingsgate Ice Arena in Kirkland. Players are welcome to join at any time. More information: online at www.snokinghockey.com.
LEARN TO SKATE CLASSES
An eight-week series with group and private lessons for boys, girls and adults is being offered at KENT VALLEY ICE CENTRE. Instruction is based on criteria set forth by the Ice Skating Institute. Skating classes are a solid starting point for those interested in figure skating or hockey. The facility is located at 6015 S. 240th St. in Kent. More information: (253) 850-2400, ext. 19, or online at www.FamilyNightOut.com.
MAPLE VALLEY LACROSSE CLUB
The MV Lacrosse Club will be holding registration for the 2009 season on Saturday, Dec. 6 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Rock Creek Elementary. Registration will continue on Dec. 9 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Rock Creek. MV Lacrosse has programs for girls and boys grades 3-12.
SCFC WINTER ACADEMY
The Kent-based South County Futbol Club is offering this academy for boys ages 8-11 who have a desire to learn more and further develop their skills. These training sessions under the guidance of licensed trainers and coaches are for highly motivated Mod, Rec and Select players. Session dates are Dec. 12, Jan. 9 and Jan. 23 from 6-8 p.m. at French Field on the Kent-Meridian High School campus. More information: Jeff Wilson at (425) 254-1767 or online at www.southcountyfc.org.
COVINGTON AQUATIC CENTER
LAP SWIMS are offered M-W-F from 5:30-7 a.m.; Sunday through Saturday from noon-1 p.m.; Monday and Wednesday from 7:30-8:30 p.m.; Tuesday and Thursday from 6:30-7:30 p.m. and 8:30-9:30 p.m., and Friday from 6:30-7:30 p.m. PUBLIC SWIMS are Tuesday and Thursday from 7:30-8:30 p.m.; Saturday from 1-2 p.m. and 2-3 p.m. and Sunday from 1-2 p.m. PUBLIC SWIMS WITHOUT THE SLIDE are Friday from 6:30-7:30 p.m. SHALLOW-END ONLY PUBLIC SWIMS are Monday through Friday from noon-1 p.m. SHALLOW-END ONLY FAMILY SWIMS (under 18 must be accompanied by an adult) are Friday from 5:30-6:30 p.m., and Saturday-Sunday from noon-1 p.m. HALF-HOUR LESSONS are offered on a Monday-Wednesday or Tuesday-Thursday basis from 4-7:30 p.m. in four-week sessions. SHALLOW-WATER EXERCISE is Tuesday and Thursday from 9:30-10:30 a.m. DEEP-WATER EXERCISE is Monday through Friday from 9:30-10:30 a.m., Monday and Wednesday from 6:30-7:30 p.m.; and Tuesday and Thursday from 8:30-9:30 p.m. POOL RENTALS for private parties are available on Saturdays from 3-6 p.m. More information: (425) 413-7665, or online at www.ci.covington.wa.us.
WASHINGTON WATER POLO CLUB
New members are welcome. More information: (425) 896-0495.
PASSION 4 THE GAME CAMPS
These camps are created especially for players who are not on a club team. Three levels are offered: Fundamental, Intermediate, and Varsity. All camps are open to girls in grades 6-12. The season goes from January to April. Early registration ends Dec. 18; the final registration deadline is Jan. 8. More information is online at www.Passion4theGame.com.
This junior wrestling club is open to boys and girls ages 5-12. More information is online at