Bend Endurance Academy After-School Program: Wednesdays, 1:30 to 4 p.m., through Nov. 14; 10-week program designed for middle schoolers with little to no previous rock climbing experience; focus on proper climbing techniques and safety; transportation provided from area middle schools; contact email@example.com or www.BendEnduranceAcademy.org.
Bend Endurance Academy Competition Team: Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 4 to 6 p.m., through June 27, 2013; ages 10-18; focuses on bouldering with opportunities to compete in USA Climbing’s Bouldering Series; contact firstname.lastname@example.org or www.BendEnduranceAcademy.org.
Bend Endurance Academy Development Team: Mondays and Wednesdays, 4 to 6 p.m., through Jan. 30, 2013; ages 10-18; for the climber looking to develop a solid foundation of movement and technical climbing skills; contact email@example.com or www.BendEnduranceAcademy.org.
Bend Endurance Academy After-School Mountain Biking: Wednesdays through Oct. 10; 2:45 to 4:15 p.m. for grades 3-5; 1 to 4:15 p.m. for grades 6-8; program encourages elementary and middle school kids to explore the trails and improve their cycling fitness and skills; contact firstname.lastname@example.org or www.BendEnduranceAcademy.org.
The Urban GPS Eco-Challenge: Trips on paths and trails along Deschutes River through Old Mill District shops and Farewell Bend Park daily at 9 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.; like a scavenger hunt with clues and checkpoints; $65, includes guide, GPS and instruction, water, materials; 541-389-8359, 800-962-2862; www.wanderlusttours.com.
kayaking classes: Sundays, 4-6 p.m.; for all ages; weekly classes and open pool; equipment provided to those who preregister, first-come, first served otherwise; Cascade Swim Center, Redmond; $3; 541-548-7275; www.raprd.org.
SD’s Down & Dirty Half and Dirty 10K: Sunday, Oct. 21; 9 a.m.; Seventh Mountain Resort, Bend; half marathon and 10K trail runs; field size limited to 500; $20-$40; superfitproductions.com.
Happy Dirty Girls: Saturday, Nov. 3; 8 a.m.; Sisters; half marathon and 5K trail runs; field limited to 250 participants; $35-$75; happygirlsrun.com/dirtygirls.
Noon Taco Run: Wednesdays at noon; meet at FootZone; order a Taco Stand burrito before leaving and it will be ready upon return; email@example.com; 541-317-3568.
Weekly Runs: Wednesdays at 6 p.m.; Fleet Feet Sports Bend, 1320 N.W. Galveston Ave.; 3 to 5 miles; two groups, different paces; 541-389-1601.
Performance running group: 5:30 p.m. on Tuesdays; with Max King; locations will vary; firstname.lastname@example.org; 541-317-3568.
Redmond Running Group: Weekly runs on Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m.; meet at 314 S.W. Seventh St. in Redmond for runs of 3 to 5 miles; all abilities welcome; free; email@example.com; 541-639-5953.
Redmond Oregon Running Klub (RORK): Weekly run/walk; Saturdays at 8 a.m.; all levels welcome; free; for more information and to be added to a weekly email list, email Dan Edwards at firstname.lastname@example.org; follow Redmond Oregon Running Klub on Facebook.
TeAm Xtreme’s running club in Redmond: Meets at 8 a.m. on Saturdays at Xtreme Fitness Center, 1717 N.E. Second St.; 2- to 5-mile run; free; 541-923-6662.
TRIPLE THREAT 2012 ski film TOUR: Today, Bend’s Tower Theatre, doors open at 6:30 p.m., movies start at 7:30 p.m.; tickets $12 in advance at Skjersaa’s or towertheatre.com, $15 at the door; two movies presented by Poor Boyz Productions and Toy Soldier Productions; athlete appearances and prizes; visit poorboyz.com/we.
Mt. Bachelor Sports Education Foundation Winter Sports Swap: Saturday, Oct. 13; new location this year, 149 S.E. Ninth St., just south of Bend High School field; 541-388-0002; email@example.com; mbsef.org.
Mt. Bachelor Sports Education Foundation Alpine, Nordic, Freeride Fall Dryland Training: Started in early September; 541-388-0002; firstname.lastname@example.org; mbsef.org.
Bend Endurance Academy Fall Conditioning Program: Wednesdays, 1 to 4:15 p.m., Oct. 10 to Nov. 11; ages 11-14; five-week program aims to improve strength, coordination and flexibility for the upcoming nordic ski season; transportation provided from area middle schools; contact email@example.com, www.BendEnduranceAcademy.org or 541-678-3864.
Bend Endurance Academy Nordic Fall Ladies: Tuesdays, 9:15 to 11:45 a.m., through Nov. 6; for women age 18 and older; designed for women who wish to improve their overall ski fitness this winter through organized and professionally coached dryland training sessions; contact firstname.lastname@example.org, www.BendEnduranceAcademy.org or 541-678-3864.
Bend Endurance Academy Competition Program: Tuesdays through Sundays through May 1, 2013, times vary; ages 14-23; athletes are instructed in varying activities to improve their strength, technique, coordination, agility, aerobic and anaerobic capacities with the end goal being to successfully apply these skills to ski racing; transportation provided; contact email@example.com, www.BendEnduranceAcademy.org or 541-678-3864.