Archery: Ages 8-13; Thursdays, March 7-April 4; 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m; Cent Wise Sporting Goods, 533 S.W. Fifth St., Redmond; learn safety, etiquette and bow handling; equipment provided; $25; 541-548-7275; raprd.org.
Adaptive Archery: Age 8 and older; Wednesdays through May 29; 5 p.m.-6 p.m.; at Top Pin Archery, 1611 S.W. First St., Unit D, Redmond; equipment provided if necessary; instruction in safety, bow handling and technique; wheelchair-friendly facility; $5 per class or $73.50 for entire session; 541-548-7275; raprd.org.
Adult Baseball League: Teams are now forming for the 2013 season of the Deschutes National Adult Baseball Association; competitive wood bat league for players 18 and older; season runs from June through August; teams for ages 40 and over will also be formed if adequate numbers are available; team managers needed in both divisions; Michael McLain, 541-410-2265, email@example.com.
Bend Elks Spring Training Camp: For boys and girls in grades three through five; Thursday, March 14-Friday, March 15; 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.; Bend Fieldhouse, Bend; includes instruction in hitting, throwing, fielding and base running; instruction provided by the Bend Elks staff; $42 park district residents, $54 otherwise; bendparksandrec.org.
Private Pitching Instruction: With former Bend Elks and minor league player Dave McKae; pitching and hitting instruction; video analysis optional; $40 for 40-minute lesson or $55 for 1-hour video analysis; 541-480-8786; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Private Lessons: With Ryan Jordan, a graduate of Bend High School and a former Bend Elk who played at Lane Community College and the University of La Verne; specifically for catching and hitting, but also for all positions; available after 3 p.m. on weekdays, open scheduling on weekends; at the Bend Fieldhouse or an agreed upon location; $30 per half hour or $55 per hour; discounts for multiple players in a single session, referrals or booking multiple sessions; cash only; 541-788-2722; email@example.com.
PeeWee Hoops: Ages 3-5; for beginners, teaches basic skills; Wednesdays, March 6-20; 11 a.m.-11:30 a.m. or 3:30 p.m.-4 p.m.; RAPRD Activity Center, Redmond; $17; 541-548-7275; raprd.org.
Little Hoopsters: Ages 6-8; dribble, pass and shoot; Thursdays, March 7-21; 4 p.m.-4:45 p.m.; RAPRD Activity Center, Redmond; $21; 541-548-7275; raprd.org.
Oregon Middle School Basketball Championship: Saturday, March 9-Sunday, March 10; 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; Bend and Redmond; 104 middle school teams from throughout Oregon will play games at Bend, Mountain View and Summit high schools in Bend, Redmond High School in Redmond, and at Pilot Butte Middle School in Bend and Elton Gregory Middle School in Redmond; $5 adults, $3 students and seniors, kids 10 and younger free; participating teams and schedules available at statebasketballchampionship.com; 541-647-2134; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bend Endurance Academy Competition Team: Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays through June 27; 4 p.m.-6 p.m.; ages 10-18; focuses on bouldering with opportunities to compete in USA Climbing’s Bouldering Series; email@example.com; BendEnduranceAcademy.org.
Ice Crit: Thursday; 7 p.m., registration begins at 6 p.m.; Wanoga Sno-park; all bikes and participants welcome; podium and costume prizes; $10; Cog Wild; facebook.com/events/414531755292276.
Radlands Spring Trail Build Day: Saturday, March 9; 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; The Radlands, 1859 N.E. Maple Ave., Redmond; work on the expansion of this trail network; breakfast, lunch and beer provided by Trinity Bikes Cycling Team; 541-420-5047; firstname.lastname@example.org; facebook.com/events/537609136273651/.
Wet-n-Windy 50: Sunday, March 17; 9 a.m.; 50-mile ride from east-side Hutch’s Bicycles store to Powell Butte and back; course will be marked, maps will be provided, and route has one food/drink stop; $8; 541-382-6248; email@example.com.
Indoor Cycling Classes: At Powered by Bowen, 143 S.W. Century Drive, Bend; limited to eight riders per class; classes are based on each rider’s power output for an individual workout in a group setting; all classes 60 minutes in length except for on Saturdays (85 minutes) and Sundays (180 minutes), can choose to ride for any or all of the time during these sessions; at noon on Mondays; at 6:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 4:45 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Tuesdays; at 6:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m., noon and 5:30 p.m. on Wednesdays; at 6:30 a.m., noon, 4:45 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Thursdays; at 9:30 a.m. on Fridays; at 8:30 a.m. on Saturdays; at 8 a.m. on Sundays; $18 or 15 points on Power Pass per class; www.poweredbybowen.com, 541-585-1500.
Fix-A-Flat Clinic: Learn how to repair a punctured mountain- or road-bike tire; 10 a.m. Sundays; Sunnyside Sports, 930 N.W. Newport Ave., Bend; free; 541-382-8018.
Trinity Bikes Ride: Group road bike ride starting in Redmond at Trinity Bikes, 865 S.W. 17th St.; Mondays; 6 p.m.; somewhat casual pace; 541-923-5650.
Eurosports Ride: Group road bike ride starting in Sisters from Eurosports, 182 E. Hood St.; Saturdays; check with the shop for start time; all riders welcome; 541-549-2471; www.eurosports.us.
Hutch’s Noon Ride: Group road bike ride starting in Bend from Hutch’s Bicycles east-side location, 820 N.E. Third St., at noon on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays; and from Hutch’s west-side location, 725 N.W. Columbia St., at noon on Tuesdays, Thursdays; pace varies; 541-382-6248; www.hutchsbicycles.com.
Hutch’s Saturday Ride: Group road bike ride begins at 10 a.m. Saturdays in Bend from Hutch’s Bicycles east-side location, 820 N.E. Third St.; approximately 40 miles; vigorous pace; 541-382-6248; www.hutchsbicycles.com.
Silver Striders Guide Service: Two-week hiking trip to Banff and Jasper National Parks in Canada; July 25-Aug. 7; explore these parks and hike Alberta’s best trails; trip geared towards those age 55 and older; firstname.lastname@example.org; 541-383-8077; silverstriders.com.
Learn the Art of Tracking Animals: Guided walks and workshops with a professional tracker; ongoing; 8 a.m.-noon; learn to identify and interpret tracks, signs and scat of animals in the region; two or more walks per month; $35; 541-633-7045; email@example.com; wildernesstracking.com.
Rolling Ranch In Sisters: Open for trail-course practice and shows; ongoing; $10 per horse; 69516 Hinkle Butte Drive, Sisters; Shari, 541-549-6962.
Thin LIzzy Athletics’ Winter Boot Camp: Tuesdays and Thursdays, starting Feb. 26; 7 a.m.-8 a.m.; Boys & Girls Club of Central Oregon, downtown Bend branch; increase cardio endurance, improve flexibility, and gain strength; $12 per class drop-in, $100 for 10 sessions, $160 for 20 sessions; 541-749-0048; firstname.lastname@example.org; thinlizzyathletics.com.
Acrovision Taekwondo: Age 6 and older; Tuesdays and Thursdays, March 5-April 3; 7-8 p.m.; RAPRD Activity Center, Redmond; students will learn about Korean culture, self-defense, discipline and fitness; uniforms are required and will be available for purchase the first day of class for $35; classes are ongoing and nonsequential; $69; 541-548-7275 or raprd.org.
“Be Prepared" for Spring Backcountry Adventures: Wednesday, March 6; 6 p.m.-8 p.m.; Brooks Room, Deschutes Public Library downtown branch; presentation on essential clothing, gear and emergency protocols for the backcountry; free; class is best for adults who like to hike, climb, hunt, ski, snowshoe, snowmobile, photo shoot or explore in the backcountry; Robert Speik, 541-385-0445; traditionalmountaineering.org.
Dash 2 Dare Spy Themed Urban Race: Sunday, March 24; noon; downtown Bend; teams of two to four participants solve clues and perform challenges that are espionage-related; clues at the start and throughout the course lead participants to different locations in downtown Bend; clues require basic knowledge of spy trivia; $45 per person; 503-683-3274; email@example.com; dash2dare.com.
Restore Proper Movement Yoga: Restorative yoga for busy athletes such as cyclists, runners and triathletes already training; no strength poses, just restorative yoga for active recovery; Sundays; 4:30 p.m.; Powered by Bowen, 143 S.W. Century Drive, Bend; 60 minutes; 5 points on Power Pass or $5 per class; 541-585-1500.
Redmond Community Yoga: 7 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays; $49 per six weeks, drop-in available, beginner to intermediate levels; Rebound Physical Therapy, 1315 N.W. Fourth St,. Suite B, Redmond; 541-504-2350.
Spring Fencing: High Desert Fencing in Bend welcomes youths age 10 and older and adults for competitive training and fitness; lessons now available with French master fencing coach Mondays through Thursdays, 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m.; Randall, 541-389-4547; Jeff, 541-419-7087.
Baby Bootcamp: Wednesdays at 10 a.m. at Fleet Feet Sports Bend, 1320 N.W. Galveston Ave; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Project Healing Waters: Fly-fishing and fly-tying program for active military service personnel and veterans; Fridays; 1 p.m.; Central Oregon Vet Center, 1645 N.E. Forbes Road, Suite 105, Bend; outings during fishing season; Brad at 541-536-5799; email@example.com.
Adult Open Play Roller Hockey: Sundays, 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m.; $5; Cascade Indoor Sports, Bend; www.cascadeindoorsports.com; 541-330-1183.
Open Roller Skating: For all ages and ability levels; $5 per skater (includes skate rental), children under 5 are free; Tuesdays, 12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.; Wednesdays, 1 p.m.-4 p.m.; Fridays, 2 p.m.-5 p.m. and 6 p.m.-9 p.m.; Saturdays, 1 p.m.-4 p.m. and 6 p.m.-9 p.m.; Sundays, 1 p.m.-4 p.m. 541-330-1183; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.cascadeindoorsports.com.
Cowboy Action Shooting: Pistols, rifles, shotguns; hosted by Horse Ridge Pistoleros at Central Oregon Shooting Sports Association, U.S. Highway 20 at milepost 24; on the first and third Sundays of each month at 10 a.m.; 541-923-3000 or www.hrp-sass.com.
Bend Table Tennis Club: Evening play Mondays; 6 p.m.-9 p.m. (setup 30 minutes prior); beginner classes available, cost is $60; at Boys & Girls Club of Bend, 500 N.W. Wall St.; drop-in fee, $3 for adults, $2 for youths and seniors; Jeff at 541-480-2834; Don at 541-318-0890; Sean at 267-614-6477; email@example.com; www.bendtabletennis.com.
Deschutes Dash Training Group: Fifteen-week program led by USAT Triathlon certified coach Joanne Eastwood; begins Monday, April 1; includes training for both the sprint- and Olympic-distance triathlons; two coached workouts per week, running analysis, bike skills training, email communication for support and motivation, and discounted entry to Deschutes Dash; $199;poweredbybowen.com; 541-585-1500.
Kayak Roll Sessions: Sundays; 4:15 p.m.-6 p.m.; Juniper Swim & Fitness Center, Bend; sessions limited to 12 boats, advance registration recommended; boats must be clean, and paddles must be padded and taped; no instruction provided; $12 per boat for park district residents, $16 otherwise; 541-389-7275; bendparksandrec.org.
Kayaking: For all ages; weekly classes and open pool; equipment provided to those who preregister, first come, first served otherwise; Sundays, 4 p.m.-6 p.m., Cascade Swim Center, Redmond; $3; 541-548-7275; raprd.org.
Bend Pickleball Club: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 10 a.m.-noon (approximately), Larkspur Park, 1700 S.E. Reed Market Road, Bend, weather permitting, firstname.lastname@example.org; Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. (beginner session 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturdays), Boys & Girls Club of Bend, $5 for first two hours for non-BPC members and $2 for second session, $3 and $1 for BPC members, respectively (beginner session is free), 16 players per session, sign up at signupgenius.com/go/508094EA8AB2AA75-pbplay; Wednesdays, 8 a.m.-10 a.m., and Saturdays, 8 a.m.-11 a.m.; Athletic Club of Bend (indoors), $15 drop-in fee (includes full club usage), 541-385-3062; Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, 9 a.m.-11 a.m., Valley View tennis courts, 3660 S.W. Reservoir Drive, Redmond, weather permitting, email@example.com; Mondays, 4 p.m.-6 p.m., indoor courts at Sage Springs Club & Spa, Sunriver, $7.50 drop-in fee (includes full club usage), call 541-593-7890 in advance to sign up, firstname.lastname@example.org; weekly play schedules also available at The Racquet Shoppe in Bend; oregonhighdesertpickleball.blogspot.com; email@example.com.
Grin & Bear It Run: Saturday, March 9; 10 a.m.; Les Schwab Amphitheater, Bend; 5K, 10K and 1-mile family fun run; proceeds go to Healthy Beginnings; $10-$40; myhb.org/events/grin-bear-it-run.
Treadmill Races: Wednesday, March 13; 6 p.m.; FootZone, downtown Bend; watch 10 bouts of local speedsters racing against each other on calibrated treadmills; free Brooks pint glass to first 25 spectators; free, but register at footzonebend.com/events/treadmill-races.
st. Patrick’s Day Dash: Sunday, March 17; 10:05 a.m.; start and finish is at Deschutes Brewery, downtown Bend; 5K fun run; $15-$40; firstname.lastname@example.org; bendstpatsdash.com.
Foam Roller Clinic: Sunday, March 17; 9:45 a.m.; FootZone, downtown Bend; taught by Ashleigh Mitchell, CPT; learn basic myofacial release with a foam roller; bring yoga mat and foam roller if you own them; foam rollers available for purchase; limited to 15 participants; $5; register at FootZone; footzonebend.com.
Training 101 with Max King: Thursday, March 21; 7 p.m.; FootZone, downtown Bend; learn about training basics such as interval and hill training; tempo and threshold runs and more; free, but sign up at footzonebend.com/events/training-101-clinic-with-max-king.
Snowshoe Running Group: Saturday mornings through March 16; all running paces welcome; focus on fun and fitness; different trail/destination every week; free; facebook.com/groups/SnowshoeWithLaura; SnowshoeWithLaura@gmail.com.
Happy Girls Half Marathon and 5K Training: Starts Saturday, March 30; 8 a.m.; Fleet Feet Sports, Bend; train to run the Happy Girls half marathon or 5K this May; eight-week program includes weekly group run, weekly workout schedule and T-shirt; $65 through March 23, $75 otherwise; 541-389-1601; email@example.com; fleetfeetbend.com/training.
FootZone Half Marathon Group: Starts Saturday, March 30; 8 a.m.; eight-week program includes training program and manual, online and mentor support, and clinics; must currently be running 3 to 5 miles three days a week; $65-$75, depending on registration date; firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com; footzonebend.com/events/hmtg.
Ladies Night Performance Group: Thursday, April 18; 5:30 p.m.; location to be determined; with Max King; introduction to King’s interval-based Tuesday Performance Group weekly runs led by King; geared toward women; all ability levels welcome; free, but sign up at footzonebend.com/events/ladies-night-performance-group.
Training 201 Clinic with Max King: Thursday, April 25; 7 p.m.; FootZone, downtown Bend; in-depth examination of specific training functions; prior attendings of Training 101 Clinic not required; free, but sign up at footzonebend.com/events/training-201-clinic-with-max-king.
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.
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.
Moms Running Group: Tuesdays; 9:15 a.m.; meet at FootZone, downtown Bend; all moms welcome with or without strollers; 4.5 mile run (can run less) at 9-to-12-minute mile pace; perfect for new runners, moms just getting back to running or experienced runners; runs occur in all weather conditions; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Move It Mondays: Mondays at 5:30 p.m.; carpool from FootZone to trailhead when scheduled (first and third Mondays of each month); all other runs start and finish at FootZone, downtown Bend; 3 to 5 miles; paces between 7 and 12 minutes per mile; email@example.com; 541-317-3568.
Good Form Running Level 1 and 2 Clinics: Level 1, free 90-minute clinic that uses drills and video to work on proper mechanics; Level 2, $25 clinic with Dave Cieslowski of Focus Physical Therapy to help runners find their best form; next session is Tuesday at 7 p.m. at FootZone, downtown Bend; clinic sizes limited; 541-317-3568; sign up at footzonebend.com/events; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Performance Running Group: 5:30 p.m. on Tuesdays; with Max King; locations vary; interval-based; all ability levels welcom; email@example.com; 541-317-3568.
Ask the Experts: Tuesdays; 6 p.m.; at FootZone; informal, drop-in Q-and-A session with a physical therapist; individual attention dependent on the number of attendees; firstname.lastname@example.org; 541-317-3568.
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.
Learn to Run Group Run: Wednesdays, 5:30 p.m.; meet at FootZone, downtown Bend; conversational-paced runs of 2-3 miles; beginners and all paces welcome; 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.
Yoga for Runners: Wednesdays at 7 p.m.; at Fleet Feet Sports Bend, 1320 N.W. Galveston Ave.; $5 per session or $50 for 12 sessions; focuses on strengthening and lengthening muscles and preventing running injuries; 541-389-1601.
CORK Weekly Performance Run: Thursdays; 5:30 p.m.; locations vary; call Roger Daniels at 541-389-6424 for more information.
Functional Strength Training: Thursdays; 5:15 p.m.; WRP Studio, 390 S.W. Columbia St., Suite 120, Bend; weekly workouts for runners, triathletes and cyclists; $5; 541-330-0985.
Heroes in Sisters: Friday-Sunday; Sisters; an expenses-paid weekend for injured Oregon veterans and their families; snow sports activities include use of adaptive equipment, lessons by adaptive instructors, volunteer support and lodging; call 541-848-9390 to participate, volunteers and sponsors also needed; oregonadaptivesports.org.
Ski Wax Clinics: Tuesdays, March 5 and 19; 7:30 p.m.; Pine Mountain Sports, Bend; clinics will cover the basics on tuning and waxing skis; participants do not need to bring own equipment; free; call 541-385-8080 to sign up (required).
Bachelor Butte Dog Derby: Saturday-Sunday; 8:30 a.m.; Wanoga Sno-park; sled dog and skjor racing; race distances of 5 to 25 miles; spectators should park in family sno-play area, sno-park parking permits required; free for spectators; Shay Miller, firstname.lastname@example.org; Polly Riley, email@example.com or 541-420-1063; psdsa.org/Races/BachelorButte.aspx.
Par Fore the Course II: Sunday; 10 a.m.; Mt. Bachelor ski area; 3K, 5K and 10K distances; free ski, individual start; $10-$25, trail pass $8 for those without an annual pass; 541-388-0002; firstname.lastname@example.org; mbsef.org.
PNSA U12 Zonal Championships: Alpine ski race; Saturday, March 9-Sunday, March 10; Mt. Bachelor ski area; $25 for one day or $50 for both days, and $39 lift pass per day; 541-388-0002; email@example.com; mbsef.org.
Youth Ice Hockey: For youths 8-15 with beginning to intermediate skills; Wednesdays through March 13 (two five-week sessions); 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m.; Sunriver Village ice rink, Sunriver; emphasis on skating skills, puck handling, passing, shooting, positioning, rules and game situations (daily scrimmage); required equipment is skates, helmet, shin pads, elbow pads and hockey stick (some used equipment available); $40 per session; register at the rink or through the Bend Park & Recreation District (bendparks.org); Scott Wallace, firstname.lastname@example.org.
2013 United States National Snowshoe Championships: Friday, March 15-Sunday, March 17; Bend; senior 10K, junior 5K, and open citizens, kids and relay events; start/finish at Virginia Meissner Sno-park; $5-$40; snowshoeracing.com; visitbend.com/Bend_Oregon_Activities_Recreation/US-Snowshoe-Nationals.
Mike Puddy Memorial: Alpine ski race; Sunday, March 17; Mt. Bachelor ski area; 541-388-0002; email@example.com; mbsef.org.
MBSEF Freeride Snowboard and Ski Spring Camp: Thursday, March 23-Tuesday, March 26; Mt. Bachelor ski area; 541-388-0002; firstname.lastname@example.org; mbsef.org.
Cascade Crest: Cross-country free ski mass start race; Saturday, March 23; 10 a.m.; Mt. Bachelor ski area; 541-388-0002; email@example.com; mbsef.org.
MBSEF Freeride Snowboard and Ski Spring Camp: Saturday, March 23-Tuesday, March 26; Mt. Bachelor ski area; 541-388-0002; firstname.lastname@example.org; mbsef.org.
MBSEF Alpine Spring Camp: Tuesday, March 26-Friday, March 29; Mt. Bachelor ski area; 541-388-0002; email@example.com; mbsef.org.
RAD Camps: For kids ages 7-17; trips for night skiing and snowboarding at Hoodoo Ski Area; Saturdays and Sundays through March 30; depart at 3:45 p.m., return at 10 p.m.; trips leave from Harmon Park, Bend; $40, includes transportation, lift ticket and pizza; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday Night Skate Ski: Depending on snow conditions; 6 p.m.; meet at Pine Mountain Sports in Bend and carpool to Virginia Meissner Sno-park; outings of 60-90 minutes; all abilities welcome; bring a headlamp and a few dollars for the donation box at the sno-park; skate ski demos available on a first-come, first-served basis (come 30 minutes early and show a credit card and drivers licence); free; sign up required, call 541-385-8080.
WebSkis Nordic Skis Waxing Clinics: Thursdays through March; 5 p.m.; WebSkis, 550 S.W. Industrial Way, Suite 150, Bend; learn about the importance of waxing skis, the basics of waxing and the tools needed; will cover classic and skate skis if interest warrants; no equipment necessary; free; 541-318-8809; webskis.com.
Mt Bachelor Sports Education Foundation Alpine Skiing Programs: Now accepting enrollments for alpine winter term (up to four days per week) and full-time (five days per week) programs; age 13 and older; alpine nordic crossover program, in which alpine skiers can learn to nordic ski, runs through April; 541-388-0002; email@example.com; mbsef.org.
Mt. Bachelor Sports Education Foundation Nordic Skiing Programs: Now accepting enrollments for Stevenson Youth Program, ages 7-11 (one or two days per week); 10-week and 17-week middle school programs, ages 11-14 (up to four days per week); winter term (up to four days per week) and full-time (five days per week) programs, age 14 and older; nordic masters programs, age 21 and older (one, three or five days a week); 541-388-0002; firstname.lastname@example.org; mbsef.org.
Mt. Bachelor Sports Education Foundation Freeride Ski and Snowboard Programs: Now accepting enrollments for 12-week freeride ski and freeride snowboard development programs (both one or two days per week), ages 8-14; freeride ski and freeride snowboard competition programs (both up to four days per week), age 10 and older; full-time freeride ski and freeride snowboard programs, age 13 and older (five days per week); freeride nordic crossover program, in which freeride skiers and snowboarders can learn to nordic ski, runs through April; call 541-388-0002; email@example.com; mbsef.org.
MBSEF Masters Alpine Program: Still accepting enrollments; Mt. Bachelor ski area; 541-388-0002; firstname.lastname@example.org; mbsef.org.
Middle School Nordic Development Team: For middle schoolers ages 11-14; Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays through March 10; participants to ski in small groups based on ability and improve classic and skate techniques in a fun, friendly atmosphere; transportation provided; bendenduranceacademy.org.
High School Nordic Development Team: For high schoolers ages 14-18; weekday or weekend enrollment options through March 10; improve skiing efficiency by working with coaches and teammates in small group; participants are encouraged to fully participate in their high school nordic teams; transportation provided; bendenduranceacademy.org.
Nordic Skate Pre-Pole Pedal Paddle Clinics: In preparation for the Pole Pedal Paddle on May 18; now accepting enrollments for one-, three- and five-day clinics; 541-388-0002; email@example.com; mbsef.org.
Intros to Skate Skiing/Classic Skiing: Four-week programs start at the beginning of each month; for beginning nordic skiers; Mt. Bachelor ski area; $120-$160; 541-382-1709, ext. 2211; mtbachelor.com.
Ski Conditioning Class: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6 a.m.; WillPower Training Studio, Bend; work on core strength, anaerobic conditioning, leg strength and more; 12 hour-long classes, $80; 541-350-3938.
Nordic Competition Program: Ages 14-23; Tuesdays through Sundays through May 1; times vary; instruction in varying activities to improve strength, technique, coordination, agility and aerobic and anaerobic capacities with the goal to apply these skills to ski-racing environments; transportation provided; firstname.lastname@example.org or 541-678-3864; enroll online at bendenduranceacademy.org.
Soccer Open Play (Adult): Age 14 and older; no cleats, but shinguards required; $7; Friday nights; coed 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m., men 8:30 p.m.-10 p.m.; Cascade Indoor Soccer, Bend; 541-330-1183; email@example.com; cascadeindoorsports.com.
Bend 50+ Senior Softball: For players born in 1963 or earlier; 14-game season, April 22-July 31, 2013; games are played on Mondays and some Wednesday evenings at Skyline Sports Complex in Bend; open practices on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from noon to 2 p.m. begin today at Pine Nursery Park; veteran players will be contacted via email; $60 for players 74 and younger, free for players 75 and over; registration closes March 11; Jim Berado, 541-420-6614, firstname.lastname@example.org; Tim Fissori, 541-408-7407, email@example.com.
Central Oregon Voodoo Girls Fast Pitch Tryouts: Saturday, March 9-Sunday, March 10; 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.; Bowlby Fields, Redmond; competitive program looking for girls at 16U and 14U age levels; Jeff Edwards, 541-350-2621; Scot Lair, 541-408-1476.
girls softball: For girls in Central Oregon ages 6-14 (who are not participating in high school program; through the Bend Park & Recreation District; Monday, April 1-Monday, June 3; practices and most games scheduled on weekdays; $75 for park district residents, $101 otherwise; registration deadline is March 12; bendparksandrec.org.
Adult Leagues: Open to players 18 and older and high school graduates; league meetings for the Bend Park & Recreation District adult softball leagues are scheduled for Wednesday, March 20, at the park district office, 799 S.W. Columbia St.; senior metro, 5:15 p.m.; women’s metro, 6 p.m.; coed metro, 6:45 p.m.; men’s metro, 7:30 p.m.; attendance by a representative required for prospective teams; registration fee is $740 except for women’s metro, which is to be determined; rosters and team fees due by April 3; 541-389-7275.
Girls League: Ages 6-14 (as of Jan. 1, 2013); girls participating in their respective high school programs not eligible to participate; through the Bend Park & Recreation District; Monday, April 1-Monday, June 3; all practices and most games staged on weekdays; $70 park district residents, $95 otherwise; registration includes visor, uniform top, socks and shorts; registration deadline is March 12; bendparksandrec.org.
High Desert Invitational: Saturday, April 13-Sunday, April 14; Redmond; for ASA 10U and 12U girls fast-pitch softball teams; five-game guarantee; $350 per team, registration open until filled; Jeremy Puckett, 541-325-3689, firstname.lastname@example.org; highdesertyellowjackets.com.
Cobra Fastpitch Tryouts: For Central Oregon girls age 14 and younger as of Jan. 1, 2013; individual tryouts for experienced players for the Cobra 14U ASA fast pitch softball team; call Dave Fierstos at 541-550-0491 to set up a tryout time or for more information.
High Desert Fastpitch: High Desert Fastpitch (formerly Cascade Alliance) and Summit High School are teaming up to hold winter pitching and catching practice at the Summit High Gym in Bend; Sundays, March 3 and 17; girls 12 and younger, 4 p.m.-5 p.m.; older girls, 5 p.m.-6 p.m.; pitchers must bring their own catchers and own “softie" softball; tennis shoes appropriate for gym use are required; highdesertfastpitch.org.
CSC Club Polo: With the Cascade Swim Club; Thursdays through Aug. 9; 7:15 p.m.-8:25 p.m.; beginners through experienced players; drop-in fees apply; 541-548-7275.
Bend Waves Water Polo Club: For boys and girls ages 12-18; season begins Monday, Feb. 25 and continues into August; practices scheduled for Mondays and Wednesdays, 7:30-8:30 p.m. (conditioning), and Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (pool time); all experience levels welcome; $125 per month or $600 for season (10 percent discount for second child); bendwaves.com.
Adaptive Swim Lessons: All ages; for swimmers with disabilities; instructional staff is trained in adaptive aquatics and instruction techniques for patrons with developmental disabilities; Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, April 1-19; 5:30 p.m.-6 p.m.; Cascade Swim Center, Redmond; $33.75; 541-548-7275; raprd.org.
Redmond AREA PARK and RECREATION District Family swim night: 7:25 p.m.-8:25 p.m., Tuesdays, Cascade Swim Center, Redmond; adult must accompany anyone under age 18; $10 per family ; 541-548-7275, raprd.org.
Walk “Live" Classes: Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays; 4:15 p.m.-4:45 p.m. on Mondays; 10:15 a.m.-10:45 a.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays; Redmond Grange; indoor 2-mile walks; $5 per class; 541-993-0464; walklivecentraloregon.com.