FAMILY ARCHERY CLASSES: Free classes presented by Traditional Archers of Central Oregon (TACO) run twice weekly in Bend through March; 6-7:30 p.m.; all ages welcome, children must be accompanied by an adult; equipment provided at no cost; to register and for more information, contact Lenny Ferris at 541-389-6881.
Archery: Ages 8-13; Thursdays through April 4; 5:30-7 p.m; Cent-Wise Sporting Goods, 433 S.W. Fifth St., Redmond; learn safety, etiquette, bow handling; equipment provided; $25; 541-548-7275; raprd.org.
Adaptive Archery: Age 8 and older; Wednesdays through May 29; 5-6 p.m.; Top Pin Archery, 1611 S.W. First St., Unit D, Redmond; equipment provided if needed; 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 forming for 2013 season of the Deschutes National Adult Baseball Association; competitive wood-bat league for ages 18-older; season runs June through August; teams for ages 40-older will also be formed if adequate numbers are available; team managers needed in both divisions; Michael McLain, 541-410-2265, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bend Elks Friday Night Lights: Skills development for players age 12 and younger; March 22; 6:30-8 p.m.; Bend Fieldhouse, Bend; includes instruction in hitting, throwing and fielding and base running; instruction provided by Bend Elks coaches; walk-up registration, $15 per session; bendelks.com.
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; email@example.com.
Private Lessons: With Ryan Jordan, Bend High School graduate and former Bend Elk; specifically for catching and hitting but also for all positions; available after 3 p.m. weekdays, open scheduling on weekends; at 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; firstname.lastname@example.org.
PEeWEe Hoops: Ages 3-5; for beginners, teaches basic skills; Wednesday, March 20; 11-11:30 a.m. or 3:30-4 p.m.; RAPRD Activity Center, Redmond; $17; 541-548-7275; raprd.org.
Little Hoopsters: Ages 6-8; dribble, pass and shoot; Thursday, March 21; 4-4:45 p.m.; RAPRD Activity Center, Redmond; $21; 541-548-7275; raprd.org.
Bend Endurance Academy Competition Team: Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays through June 27; 4-6 p.m.; ages 10-18; focuses on bouldering with opportunities to compete in USA Climbing’s Bouldering Series; email@example.com; BendEnduranceAcademy.org.
Indoor Cycling Classes: At Powered by Bowen, 143 S.W. Century Drive, Bend; limited to eight riders per class; classes based on each rider’s power output for an individual workout in a group setting; all classes 60 minutes except for Saturdays (85 minutes) and Sundays (180 minutes); 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.
MOUNTAIN BIKING GRIT CLINICS FOR WOMEN: Presented by Pine Mountain Sports in Bend, series of two two-day clinics for beginner and intermediate female mountain bikers; clinic dates are May 4-5 and June 15-16; registration now open at Pine Mountain Sports, 255 S.W. Century Drive; cost $250 per two-day clinic; www.GritClinics.com, or email to info@GritClinics.com.
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.
BEND BELLA CYCLISTS: Weekly women-only group road and mountain bike rides; see website for dates and meeting times; meet at Pine Mountain Sports, 255 S.W. Century Drive, Bend; bendbellacyclists.org.
Trinity Bikes Ride: Group road bike ride starting in Redmond at Trinity Bikes, 865 S.W. 17th St.; Mondays; 6 p.m.; casual pace; 541-923-5650.
PINE MOUNTAIN SPORTS BIKE RIDE: Twice-monthly guided mountain bike rides hosted by Pine Mountain Sports and open to all riders; 5:30 p.m. on the first and third Wednesdays of each month; free; rental and demo bikes available at no charge (be at the shop at 5 p.m.); meet at 255 S.W. Century Drive, Bend; 541-385-8080; www.pinemountainsports.com.
WORKING WOMEN’S ROAD RIDE: Casual-paced road bike ride for women from 90 minutes-2 hours; 5:30 p.m., Mondays; meet at Sunnyside Sports, 930 N.W. Newport Ave., Bend; 541-382-8018.
Eurosports Ride: Group road bike ride starting in Sisters from Eurosports, 182 E. Hood St.; Saturdays, Tuesdays, Thursdays; 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 trails; trip geared toward ages 55-older; firstname.lastname@example.org; 541-383-8077; silverstriders.com.
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.
GINA GARDNER GAITED CLINIC: Saturday, March 23, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. near Plainview Road in Sisters; learn how to get the most out of your gaited horse/breed in the arena or on the trail; mules welcome; $135 full day, spectators $15, must be prepaid; contact Central Oregon Gaited Horse Club, 541-350-1943 or firstname.lastname@example.org; for more information visit centraloregontrailhorse.com.
Prineville Ridge Riders Play Day: Saturday, March 23, 1-5 p.m. at Prineville Ridge Riders Arena, 4128 N.W. O’Neil Highway, Prineville; low-stress day of horse activities including barrel racing and pole bending; $8 for adults, $4 for kids; contact Cindy Severance, 541-408-2906 or email@example.com; for more information visit centraloregontrailhorse.com.
2013 Fat & Fuzzy Open All-Breed Horse Shows: Saturday, March 23, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Silver Horse Ranch, 63950 Tyler Road, Bend; English and Western rail classes, jumping, reining, barrels and poles, trail; $8 per class in advance, $9 day of show; contact Sarah Resor, 541-408-4080 or firstname.lastname@example.org; for more information visit centraloregontrailhorse.com.
HEaLTHY HORSE DAY: Saturday, May 18, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Rafter J Ranch, 65950 93rd St., Bend; free event to promote healthy and effective care and training of equines; program to include presentations and vendors and will feature noted Eastern Oregon horseman Charley Snell; to be a vendor call 541-617-9243; for more information visit centraloregontrailhorse.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.
ADULT LEAGUE: Redmond Area Parks and Recreation District league for ages 18-older; minimum of nine players on the field, maximum of 20 players per roster; play will be Tuesdays and Thursdays, April 2-25, at the High Desert Sports Complex; registration deadline is Tuesday, March 19; 541-548-7275, www.raprd.org.
ULTIMATE FRISBEE TEAM STARTING: Flaming Chicken, a coed ultimate Frisbee team representing Central Oregon, has started practices and is seeking additional players; all skill and experience levels welcome; new players will be taught the game; Saturdays; 10 a.m. at Harmon Park in Bend; 541-410-0535, email@example.com.
ADULT KICKBALL LEAGUE: Redmond Area Parks and Recreation District league for ages 18-older; minimum of nine players on the field, maximum of 20 players per roster; play will be Tuesdays and Thursdays, April 2-25, at the High Desert Sports Complex; registration deadline is Tuesday, March 19; 541-548-7275, www.raprd.org.
Thin LIzzy Athletics’ Winter Boot Camp: Tuesdays and Thursdays through March 28; 7-8 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 through April 3; 7-8 p.m.; RAPRD Activity Center, Redmond; students will learn about Korean culture, self-defense, discipline and fitness; uniforms 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.
Dash 2 Dare Spy Themed Urban Race: Sunday, March 24; noon; downtown Bend; teams of 2-4 participants solve clues and perform challenges that are espionage-related; clues at the start and throughout the course lead participants to 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 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.
Fencing: Age 9-older; Tuesdays through April 2; 6:30-7:30 p.m.; Fencibles, Bend; learn basics of footwork, blade work and tactics; equipment provided; no class during spring break; $85; 541-548-7275; raprd.org.
Spring Fencing: High Desert Fencing in Bend offers competitive training and fitness for youths age 10-older and adults; lessons now available with French master fencing coach Mondays through Thursdays, 5:30-7 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, 6:30-8 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, 12:30-3:30 p.m.; Wednesdays, 1-4 p.m.; Fridays, 2-5 p.m. and 6-9 p.m.; Saturdays, 1-4 p.m. and 6-9 p.m.; Sundays, 1-4 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; 6-9 p.m. (setup 30 minutes prior); beginner classes available, cost $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.
UP THE CROOKED RIVER DUATHLON: Sixth annual event in Prineville set for 10 a.m. on Sunday, April 28; a running event will include a 5K run, 40K bike and 5K run; a walking event will include a 2-mile walk, 10-mile bike and 2-mile walk; start and finish at Pioneer Park; all ages and abilities welcome; entry fee $40 for individuals and $70 for teams before April 23; benefit for the Crook County Middle School track team and the Prineville Band of Brothers veterans group; information, entry forms available at www.normsxtremefitness.com or by calling Norm’s Xtreme Fitness at 541-416-0455.
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.
MINI PPP: Registration now open for 2013 U.S. Bank Kid’s Mini Pole Pedal Paddle on May 19; a fundraiser for the Mt. Bachelor Sports Education Foundation in which teams of six, grades 1-6, compete in river rafting (with a guide), biking, an obstacle course and a run; online registration available at http://www.mbsef.org/events/minippp/; also, registration forms available at all Central Oregon U.S. Bank locations, at the MBSEF office, and at local elementary and middle schools; registration deadline May 10; firstname.lastname@example.org or 541-388-0002.
Kayak Roll Sessions: Sundays; 4:15-6 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, 4-6 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, email@example.com; 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, 8-10 a.m., and Saturdays, 8-11 a.m.; Athletic Club of Bend (indoors), $15 drop-in fee (includes full club usage), 541-385-3062; Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, 9-11 a.m., Valley View tennis courts, 3660 S.W. Reservoir Drive, Redmond, weather permitting, firstname.lastname@example.org; Mondays, 4-6 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, email@example.com; weekly play schedules also available at The Racquet Shoppe in Bend; oregonhighdesertpickleball.blogspot.com; firstname.lastname@example.org.
ULTIMATE FUN RUN: Tuesday, March 19; 4:30 p.m. in “Dust Bowl” area north of Summit High School and west of Mt. Washington Drive in west Bend; untimed, family-friendly run is a fundraiser for the Summit Ultimate Frisbee Team; 1 mile, 3K, 5K trails run or walk; park at Summit High; no preregistration; donations only; contact Karen Hecker at 541-604-0078 or email@example.com.
Half Marathon training GRoup: Wednesday, March 20; 7 p.m.; meet FootZone half marathon training group mentors and group leader; ask questions, hear testimonials about the training group; footzonebend.com; 541-317-3568.
Training 101 with Max King: Thursday, March 21; 7 p.m.; FootZone, downtown Bend; learn 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.
SUNRIVER MUDSLINGER MUD RUN: Sunday, March 24; 11 a.m.-2 p.m.; untimed event starts near Sunriver Marina; 1.5-mile course consists of half-mile run, scramble over and under obstacles, and run through mud pits; open to individuals, families and teams; costumes encouraged, spectators welcome; registration $20 for ages 12-older, $12 for ages 4-11, through 5 p.m. on March 23; online registration available March 1-23 at www.sunrivermudslinger.com; to volunteer, contact Emily Savko at 541-585-3145 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
FOOTZONE PUB RUN: Monday, March 25; 5:30 p.m.; group run starting at FootZone in downtown Bend; loop distance of 3 miles (or more), finishing at GoodLife Brewing, where runners will be offered half-off pints of beer and complimentary chips and salsa; all paces and running levels welcome; footzonebend.com or 541-317-3568.
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 in 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 3-5 miles three days a week; $65-$75, depending on registration date; firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com; footzonebend.com/events/hmtg.
FOOTZONE PUB RUN: Monday, April 15; 5:30 p.m.; group run starting at FootZone in downtown Bend; loop distance options of 3-5 miles, finishing at Bend Brewing Company, where runners will be offered a $1 discount on a pint of beer and complimentary chips and salsa; all paces and running levels welcome; footzonebend.com or 541-317-3568.
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.
KAH-NEE-TA MINI MARATHON: Saturday, April 20; race distances include 14.5 miles, 10K and 5K, and a 1-mile fun run/walk; 14.5-mile race starts at 9 a.m., others start at 10 a.m.; event stages at Kah-Nee-Ta Resort & Spa village, where race-day registration begins at 8 a.m.; entry fees $8-$15; for information, call the Community Wellness Center/Recreation Department, 541-553-3243.
Footzone Last Thursday Fun Run Series/Doughnut Run: Thursday, April 25; 5:30 p.m.; meet at FootZone in downtown Bend; 3- to 5-mile distance options, finish at Crow’s Feet Commons; free; strollers, friendly dogs, all paces and levels welcome; free doughnuts; footzonebend.com.
Training 201 Clinic with Max King: Thursday, May 8; 7 p.m.; FootZone, downtown Bend; in-depth examination of specific training functions; 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 3-5 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 (or less) at mile pace of 9-12 minutes; designed 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; 3-5 miles; paces 7-12 minutes per mile; email@example.com; 541-317-3568.
LAST THURSDAY FOOTZONE FUN RUN: Thursday, April 25, 5:30 p.m.; free group fun run; meet at FootZone in downtown Bend, run a route of 3-5 miles and finish at Crow’s Feet Commons; strollers, friendly dogs and all paces and levels welcome; footzonebend.com or 541-317-3568.
Performance Running Group: 5:30 p.m. on Tuesdays; with Max King; locations vary; interval-based; all ability levels; firstname.lastname@example.org; 541-317-3568.
Ask the Experts: Tuesdays; 6 p.m.; at FootZone, downtown Bend; informal, drop-in Q-and-A session with a physical therapist; email@example.com; 541-317-3568.
Noon Taco Run: Wednesdays at noon; meet at FootZone, downtown Bend; order a Taco Stand burrito before leaving and it will be ready upon return; firstname.lastname@example.org; 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.; 3-5 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.
Ski Wax Clinics: Tuesday, March 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).
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.
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.
Intro 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-older; no cleats, but shinguards required; $7; Friday nights; coed 7-8:30 p.m., men 8:30-10 p.m.; Cascade Indoor Soccer, Bend; 541-330-1183; email@example.com; cascadeindoorsports.com.
Bend 60+ Senior Softball: Bend Masters 60+ Softball League for players age 60-older of all skill levels; slow-pitch games will be played on Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Big Sky Sports Complex in northeast Bend; four teams planned, each of which will play two games each Wednesday; season runs May 15-Aug. 28, ending with a single-elimination playoff and year-end barbecue; registration fee $25; registration forms due by April 15; for information or registration forms, contact Rob Cohen at 541-382-5659 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Adult Leagues: Open to players 18-older and high school graduates; league meetings for the Bend Park & Recreation District adult softball leagues 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 $740 except for women’s metro, which is to be determined; rosters and team fees due by April 3; 541-389-7275.
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, email@example.com; highdesertyellowjackets.com.
Cobra Fastpitch Tryouts: For Central Oregon girls age 14-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 tryout time or for more information.
High Desert Fastpitch TRYOUTS: Open tryouts scheduled for the 2013 spring/summer season: 10U, March 17, 1:30-3 p.m. at Bend High School; tryouts mandatory for all current and past players; visit www.highdesertfastpitch.com for upcoming clinics and team information.
PRIVATE LESSONS: Private fast-pitch softball pitching and hitting lessons offered by former college/prep/club coach and current player evaluator for college programs; $25 per session; Tom Maudlin, 541-948-9501.
Bend Waves Water Polo Club: For boys and girls ages 12-18; season continues into August; practices scheduled for Mondays and Wednesdays, 7:30-8:30 p.m. (conditioning), and Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:30-8:30 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; 5:30-6 p.m.; Cascade Swim Center, Redmond; $33.75; 541-548-7275; raprd.org.
Redmond AREA PARK and RECREATION District Family swim night: 7:25-8:25 p.m., Tuesdays, Cascade Swim Center, Redmond; adult must accompany anyone under age 18; $10 per family; 541-548-7275, raprd.org.
SPRING BREAK BEACH VOLLEYBALL CAMP: March 25-27; 1-3 p.m. each day at the sand volleyball courts in Bend’s Old Mill District; fundraiser for Summit High School volleyball; camp is for girls in grades 6-8; Summit coaches and players will direct the camp, which will include conditioning, drills and game play; contact Jill Waskom, jill@bendbroadband.
RAPRD YOUTH SKILLS CAMP: Redmond Area Park and Recreation District camp for boys and girls grades 3-6; March 25-28; 1-3 p.m. each day; focus on a different element of volleyball each day; location TBA, call 541-526-1847; information/registration, 541-548-7275, raprd.org.
Walk “Live” Classes: Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays; 4:15-4:45 p.m. on Mondays; 10:15-10:45 a.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays; Redmond Grange; indoor 2-mile walks; $5 per class; 541-993-0464; walklivecentraloregon.com.
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