Bend Elks Camps: First of seven winter camps (mostly one-day camps) is Saturday, Nov. 3; Bend Fieldhouse, Bend; 9 a.m.-1 p.m. for players 12 and younger, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. for players 18 and younger; various camps will include instruction from professional and college coaches, players and scouts; $89; bendelks.com/Fieldhouse/Upcoming+Camps/default.aspx.
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, 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; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Adult Open Gym: Age 18 and older; Mondays and Wednesdays through Dec. 19; 7 p.m.-9:30 p.m.; subject to school closures and activities; no drinks besides water in water bottles or food allowed; $3 per visit; 541-548-7275; raprd.org.
Bend High School Boys Central Oregon Basketball Organization Tryouts: For boys in grades five through eight; for grades five and six, Saturday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., and Monday, 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m.; for grades seven and eight, Saturday, 1 p.m.-3 p.m., and Monday, 7:30 p.m.-9 p.m.; Bend High School, Bend; Don Hayes, 541-322-5034, don.hayes@ target="_blank" href="http://bend.k12.or.us">bend.k12.or.us.
Mountain View High School Boys COBO Tryouts: For boys in grades five through eight; for grades five and six, Saturday, 3 p.m.-5 p.m., and Monday, 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m.; for grades seven and eight, Saturday, 5 p.m.-7 p.m., and Monday, 7:30 p.m.- 9 p.m.; Mountain View High School, Bend; Craig Reid, 541-318-8014, email@example.com .
Summit High School Girls COBO Tryouts: For girls in grades five through eight; grades five and six, Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 29-30, 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m. both days; grades seven and eight, Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 29-30, and Thursday, Nov. 1, 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. all days; Cascade Middle School, Bend; players are expected to attend all sessions for their grade level; Ryan Cruz, 503-348-8449, ryan.cruz. target="_blank" href="http://bend.k12.or.us">bend.k12.or.us.
Raven Youth Basketball: For boys in grades five through eight living in the Ridgeview High School attendance boundaries; tryouts on Tuesday, Oct. 30, and Thursday, Nov. 1; 6 p.m.-8 p.m.; Ridgeview High School, Redmond; boys who make the teams will compete in Central Oregon Basketball Organization and regional tournaments; $100 (for season); Nathan Covill; 541-504-3600, ext. 6248; nathan.covill@ target="_blank" href="http://redmond.k12.or.us">redmond.k12.or.us.
Little Hoopsters: Ages 6-8; Tuesdays, Oct. 30-Nov. 13; 3:45 p.m.-4:30 p.m.; RAPRD Activity Center, Redmond; learn to pass, dribble and shoot in this skills-based class; $20; 541-548-7275; raprd.org.
Peewee Hoops Levles I and II: Ages 3-5; Thursdays, Nov. 1-15; Level I 11 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.-1 p.m.; Level II 3:45 p.m.-4:15 p.m.; RAPRD Activity Center, Redmond; Level I is for beginners, teaches basic skills; Level II is for kids who have taken a Level I class previously; $17; 541-548-7275; raprd.org.
Ridgeview Girls Youth Camp: For girls in grades three through eight; Saturday, Nov. 3; 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; Ridgeview High School, Redmond; $30; Randi Davis, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Summit Boys COBO Tryouts: For boys in grades five through eight; Saturday, Nov. 3, 9 a.m. for grades five and six, 11 a.m. for grades seven and eight; Sunday, Nov. 4, 5 p.m. for grades five and six, 7 p.m. for grades seven and eight; Monday, Nov. 5, if necessary; Summit High School, Bend; registration information must be submitted by Nov. 1, available at summitbasketball.com; Ian Swihart, 541-633-8169, email@example.com .
Bitty Ball: For boys and girls in kindergarten through grade two; Saturdays, Nov. 3-Dec. 15; Sky View Middle School, Bend; players shoot at 8-foot baskets and play five-on-five on shorter courts; registration deadline is Saturday, Oct. 14; $43 park district residents, $58 otherwise; 541-389-7275; bendparksandrec.org.
Redmond Boys Youth Basketball: For boys in grades five through eight living in the Redmond High School attendance boundaries; tryouts on Monday, Nov. 5, and Thursday, Nov. 8; 6 p.m.; Redmond High School, Redmond; boys who make the teams will compete in Central Oregon Basketball Organization and regional tournaments; $150 (for season); Shonette Benso, 541-788-2846, firstname.lastname@example.org iteams.co/rsba.
Panther Girls Youth Hoops: For girls in grades five through eight living in the Redmond High School attendance boundaries; tryouts for teams that will compete in Central Oregon Basketball Organization and other select tournaments; Tuesday, Nov. 6, and Wednesday, Nov. 7; Redmond High School, Redmond; grades five and six, 6 p.m.-7 p.m.; grades seven and eight, 7 p.m.-8 p.m.; players expected to attend both dates; $150 (for season), includes new uniform; Angela Capps, 541-923-4800, ext. 2175, angela.capps@ target="_blank" href="http://redmond.k12.or.us">redmond.k12.or.us; Shonette Benso, 541-788-2846, email@example.com; iteams.co/rgyb.
Ridgeview High School Girls COBO Tryouts: For girls in grades five through eight who are scheduled to attend Ridgeview High School; Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 7-8; 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m.; Ridgeview High School, Redmond; season schedule is 12 games plus league tournament; $110, Randi Davis, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mountain View Girls Central Oregon Basketball Organization Tryouts: For girls in grades five through eight who live in the Mountain View High School attendance boundaries; Tuesday, Nov. 13, and Thursday, Nov. 15; 6 p.m.-8 p.m.; Mountain View High School west gym, Bend; $150-$180 for COBO season, includes uniform; Steve Riper, 541-355-4527, email@example.com .
High School Basketball League: For players not participating in their high school basketball programs; one league for freshmen and sophomores, and one league for juniors and seniors; Sunday mornings, Dec. 2 through mid-March; Pilot Butte Middle School, Bend; recreational league with T-shirts, officials and scorekeepers provided; registration deadline is Tuesday, Nov. 27; $54 park district residents, $73 otherwise; 541-389-7275; bendparksandrec.org.
Middle School Basketball: For boys and girls in grades six through eight in Bend-La Pine Schools; boys league is Nov. 1-Dec. 21, and girls league is Jan. 14-March 12; emphasis on skill development, participation, sportsmanship and fun; practices and games will take place on weekdays; uniform tops provided; boys registration deadline is Monday, Oct. 15; girls registration deadline is Thursday, Dec. 27; walk-in registration only; $54, scholarships available; 541-389-7275; bendparksandrec.org.
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 .
Brasada Ranch Competitive Trail Challenge (ACTHA Ride): Friday, all day; Brasada Ranch, 17037 S.W. Alfalfa Road Powell Butte; trail varies from wood-chipped bridle paths to jeep trails to cross-country routes through historical canyons; centraloregontrailhorse.com .
Wild Trails Competitive Trail Challenge (ACTHA Ride): Sunday, all day; Brasada Ranch, 17037 S.W. Alfalfa Road, Powell Butte; much of route is soft dirt with some rocky areas; fine for well-conditioned barefoot horses, others should be booted or shod; centraloregontrailhorse.com .
Halloween Spooktacular Show: Sunday; 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; open all-breed show, features costume contest for horse and rider; English, western, jumping, trail and gaming classes; Silver Horse Ranch, 63950 Tyler Road, Bend; 541-408-4080; silverhorseranch.com .
Wylene Wilson Horsemanship, Trail and Bridleless Clinics and Lessons: Sessions available Monday, Oct. 29-Saturday, Nov. 3, Silver Horse Ranch, 63950 Tyler Road, Bend; instruction in fundamentals, advanced loading/trailering, problem horses, adjusting the horse, and rider confidence; space limited; 541-408-4080; silverhorseranch.com .
COCC Rugby: Upcoming home matches for the COCC Rugby Football Club; Oregon Tech, Saturday; Gonzaga University, Saturday, Nov. 3; 1 p.m. start times; Mazama Field, COCC campus.
Deschutes Mat Club Wrestling: All youths in grades one through eight welcome; through Saturday, Feb. 2; age divisions for kids in grades one through three and four through eight; $115-$165 for season; registration is ongoing throughout the season; online registration and more information available at bendwrestling.com .
Martial ARts Seminar: With Brazilian jiujitsu instructor Marcelo Alonso; Friday, 7 p.m.-9 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-noon; High Desert Martial Arts, 2535 N.E. Studio Road, Bend; all styles and levels welcome; $35 for one day, $60 for both days; 541-647-1220; bendhighdesertmartialarts.com .
Youth Wrestling: For kids in grades three through eight; Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, Nov. 1-Jan. 29; 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Bend High School; $99 for park district residents, $134 otherwise; Bend Park & Recreation District, 541-389-7275, bendparksandrec.org.
Archery: Ages 8-13; topics include safety and bow handling, archery etiquette and games; Thursdays, Nov. 1-29; 5:30-7 p.m.; at Cent Wise Sporting Goods, 533 S.W. Fifth St., Redmond; $25; raprd.org; 541-548-7275.
Redmond Community Yoga: 7 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays; $49 per six weeks, drop-in available, beginner to intermediate levels; Rebound Physical Therapy, 974 Veterans Way, Suite 4, Redmond; 541-504-2350.
Winter Fencing: High Desert Fencing in Bend welcomes youths age 10 and older and adults for competitive training and fitness; Mondays, 4 p.m.-7 p.m., and Tuesdays through Thursdays, 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m.; introductory coached fencing lesson on Mondays at 4:30 p.m. for new members; Randall, 541-389-4547; Jeff, 541-419-7087.
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 .
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, $5 for adults, $3 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 .
Bend Pickleball Club: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 8:30 a.m.-noon (approximately), Larkspur Park, 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 .
CORK Cross-Country Series: Tuesdays; Old Mill District, Bend; courses will be 5 to 6 kilometers in length; registration starts at 5 p.m.; $5 per race; footzonebend.com/events.
CORK Youth Cross-Country: For youths in grades two through 12; Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays through the end of November, beginning Wednesday; 4:45 p.m.-6 p.m.; Drake Park, Bend; training for Junior Olympics races; coaches are Max King, Kevin Cornett, Kari Strang and Andrew Jensen; free; 541-389-9199; firstname.lastname@example.org; centraloregonrunningklub.org.
Learn to Run : Next three-week session begins Saturday; 9 a.m.; FootZone, downtown Bend; includes instruction in proper running gear and running/walking form, reference manual and training materials, and mentor support; $50-$55; register online or in the store; email@example.com; footzonebend.com/events.
Willow Creek Fall Canyon Crawl: Saturday; 10 a.m.; 7-mile hike and canyon survey from public works in Madras to Pelton Park on Willow Creek Trail; $15, includes lunch and bus ride back to Madras; runners and walkers welcome; register by Oct. 24; Beth Ann Beamer, 541-460-4023; mvhd.org.
Monster Dash 5K: Sunday; 10 a.m.; Highland Elementary School, Bend; 5K run and kids 1-mile run; benefit for Angel Flight West; costume-friendly; $12-$30; fleetfeetbend.com/races/monsterdash; registration available at time2race.com .
Lord’s Acre: Saturday, Nov. 3; Powell Butte Christian Church, Powell Butte; 9 a.m; 10k run and 5K run/walk; $15-$20 (technical T-shirts available for $15); Dave Pickhardt; firstname.lastname@example.org; 541-977-3493.
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.
Max King Night: Thursday, Nov. 8; 7 p.m.; FootZone, downtown Bend; Central Oregon running standout will recap his 2012, including the track and field Olympic trials, multiple race wins, and his training schedule; 541-317-3568.
Veterans Day/Marine Corps Birthday Run: Saturday, Nov. 10; 9 a.m.; City Hall, 710 N.W. Wall St., Bend; 5K run and 1-mile walk; fundraiser for Disabled American Veterans; $15-$21; email@example.com; 541-350-8512; entry form available at vetsdayrun.homestead.com .
Foam Roller Clinics: Saturday, Nov. 17, 8:30 a.m.; Sunday, Dec. 16; 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 .
COCC Turkey Trot: Saturday, Nov. 17; 13th annual event; 10 a.m.; 3-mile run/walk starts at COCC track; registration begins at 9 a.m. at Mazama Gym; benefit for COCC Foundation; free for COCC and OSU-Cascades students, $10 otherwise; Bill Douglass, firstname.lastname@example.org.
I Like Pie: Thursday, Nov. 22; 9 a.m.; start is directly behind FootZone in downtown Bend, on Brooks Alley; untimed 2K, 5K and 10-mile runs; recommended $5 cash or check and five cans of food for Neighbor Impact; pie for participants; footzonebend.com; 541-317-3568.
Bend Turkey Trot: Thursday, Nov. 22; Bend; 5K and 10K runs/walks, 1-mile walk; donation of one bag of nonperishable food encouraged; $15 for 5K, $20 for 10K, $7 for walk; bendturkeytrot.com .
Sisters Turkey Trot: Saturday, Nov. 24; 11 a.m.; Sisters, 5K and 10K runs/walks, 1-mile walk; donation of one bag of nonperishable food encouraged; free; bendturkeytrot.com .
PLantar Fasciitis Clinic: Wednesday, Nov. 28; 7 p.m.; FootZone, downtown Bend; with physical therapist Steve Leary of Hands On Physical Therapy; learn well-rounded approach to treating this injury; 541-317-3568; footzonebend.com .
Screw Your Shoes Workshop: Thursday, Dec. 13; 6 p.m.-7 p.m.; FootZone, Bend; with local ultrarunner Jeff Browning; “winterize” a pair of running shoes with some studs, which won’t hurt the shoes and are removable; learn to do it yourself or enjoy full stud service; 541-317-3568; footzonebend.com .
Bend Ski Club Meeting: Thursday, Nov. 8; 7 p.m.; Pappy’s Pizzaria, next to Bend Fred Meyer; guest speaker.
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.
Bend Endurance Academy Nordic Fall Conditioning Program: Ages 11-14; Wednesdays through Nov. 11; 1 p.m.-4:15 p.m.; five-week program aims to improve strength, coordination and flexibility for the upcoming nordic ski season; transportation provided from area middle schools; email@example.com; 541-678-3864; enroll online at bendenduranceacademy.org.
Bend Endurance Academy Mini Nordies: Ages 3-6; sessions during winter break and in February; introductory ski skills and fun games with small class sizes; four one-hour practices per session; bendenduranceacademy.org.
Nordic Youth Club: Ages 7-11; Saturdays and/or Sundays, Dec. 8- Feb. 24; includes a camp during winter break; introduces basic skate and classic techniques through games and adventures; transportation provided; bendenduranceacademy.org.
Middle School Nordic Development Team: For middle schoolers ages 11-14; Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays, Nov. 14-March 10; participants to ski in small groups based on ability and improve classic and skate techniques in a fun, friendly atmosphere; includes camps during Thanksgiving and winter breaks; transportation provided; bendenduranceacademy.org.
High School Nordic Development Team: For high schoolers ages 14-18; weekday or weekend enrollment options, Nov. 14-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; includes camps during Thanksgiving and winter break; transportation provided; bendenduranceacademy.org.
Nordic Masters: For adults; Tuesday, Thursday or Sunday morning enrollment options; skate technique; Dec. 11-Feb. 17; join a lively, social group to improve skiing efficiency through successful technique progressions; bendenduranceacademy.org.
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 .
High Desert yellowJackets: For girls ages 8-12 interested in playing softball during the 2013 season; 12U division is for players born on or after Jan. 1, 2000; 10U division is for players born on or after Jan. 1, 2002; Jeremy (12U), 541-325-3689; Missy (10U), 541-647-0636; highdesertyellowjackets.com .
Private Lessons: Private fastpitch 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.
Skill Instruction: Age 10 and older; with Mike Durre, varsity softball coach at Mountain View High School; lessons in fielding, pitching and hitting; $30 per hour or $50 per hour for two players; firstname.lastname@example.org; 541-480-9593.
CSC Club Polo: With the Cascade Swim Club; Thursdays; 7:15 p.m.-8:25 p.m.; beginners through experienced players; drop-in fees apply; 541-548-7275.
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, Nov. 5-23; 5:30 p.m.-6 p.m.; Cascade Swim Center, Redmond; $32; 541-548-7275; raprd.org.
Waterbabies: Basic water skills for infants and toddlers; ages 6 months through 3 years; games and challenges; parent participation; next session is Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, Nov. 5-23; 6 p.m.-6:30 p.m.; Cascade Swim Center, Redmond; $32; 541-548-7275; raprd.org.
Aqua Kids Swim Lessons: Ages 3-5 and 6-11; next session is Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, Nov. 5-23; 5:30 p.m.-6 p.m. and 6 p.m.-6:30 p.m. options; Cascade Swim Center, Redmond; $32; 541-548-7275; raprd.org.
Precomp Kids: Grades one through eight; advanced swim-lesson program that serves as a feeder for Cascade Aquatic Club; must be able to swim one length of crawl stroke with side breathing and one length of backstroke in a level position; Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, Nov. 5-23; 5:30 p.m.-6 p.m.; Cascade Swim Center, Redmond; $32; 541-548-7275; www.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.
Oregon Volleyball Academy Informational Meeting: Sunday; 5 p.m.-6 p.m.; Pappy’s Pizzeria, Bend; for the 2012-13 season; meeting for local and travel teams that will cover tryouts, schedule and costs, and will include a question-and-answer period; 541-419-1187; email@example.com; oregonvolleyballacademy.com .
Oregon Volleyball Academy Tryouts: Saturday, Nov. 3, 9 a.m.-noon; Sunday, Nov. 4, 3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.; Monday, Nov. 5, 6 p.m.-8 p.m.; Cascade Indoor Sports, Bend; tryouts for 14U and 12U travel and local club teams; attendance at all three session is required; $15; 541-419-1187; firstname.lastname@example.org; oregonvolleyballacademy.com .