Community Sports Calendar


Bend Elks Camps: Second of eight winter camps (mostly one-day camps) is Sunday; Bend Fieldhouse, Bend; 9 a.m.-noon p.m. for players 12 and younger, 12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.; for players 18 and younger with University of Oregon assistant coach Dean Stiles; camp will be staged outside, weather permitting; $75;

Pee Wee T-Ball Level I: Ages 3-5; Wednesdays, Nov. 28-Dec. 12; 11 a.m.-11:30 a.m. or 12:20 p.m.-1 p.m.; RAPRD Activity Center, Redmond; work on throwing, catching, base-running and hitting off of a tee; glove not needed; 541-548-7275;

Pee Wee T-Ball Level II: Ages 3-5; Thursdays, Nov. 29-Dec. 13; 11 a.m.-11:30 a.m. or 12:20 p.m.-1 p.m.; RAPRD Activity Center, Redmond; prerequisite is Level I class (see above); work on throwing, catching, hitting off of a tee and base-running; glove not needed; $17; 541-548-7275;


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;

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; today and Thursday; 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,

FitKids America Thanksgiving Pre-Turkey Basketball Camp: Monday, Nov. 19-Wednesday, Nov. 21; 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m. for grades one through five; 10:30 a.m.-noon for grades six through 10; Athletic Club of Bend, Bend; work on passing, catching, shooting and rebounding skills, as well as positioning, ball handling, team concepts and tactics; $69 athletic club members, $79 otherwise; full-day camp also available 9 a.m.-3 p.m. each day; $150 for athletic club members, $180 otherwise; registration deadline is Monday; Jason Lawrence, 541-977-1923,; Sue Brown, 541-322-5800, ext.120,

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;


Charley Snell Horsemanship clinic: Friday-Sunday; Weston Equine Services, LLC, 68810 Holmes Road, Sisters; $50-$125 per day and $15 haul-in fee, $20 per person to audit; Alison Weston; 541-728-7004;;

EECO Jumper Jackpot: Saturday; 10:30 a.m.; Fruition Farm 5707 S.W. Quarry Ave., Redmond; indoor facility; $15-$20 per class and $10-$20 arena usage fee per horse; 541-410-9513;;

ROLLING RANCH IN sisters: Open for trail-course practice and shows; ongoing; $10 per horse; 69516 Hinkle Butte Drive, Sisters; Shari, 541-549-6962.


Deschutes Mat Club Wrestling: All youths in grades on 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

Youth Wrestling: For kids in grades three through eight; Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays through 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,

Acrovision Taekwondo: Age 6 and older; Tuesdays and Thursdays, Nov. 13-Dec. 11; 7-8 p.m.; RAPRD Activity Center, Redmond; students will train in a complete martial arts system; uniforms are required and will be available for purchase; $69; 541-548-7275 or

Civil War broadcast: Saturday, Nov. 24; Pine Theater, Prineville; annual Civil War rivalry game between the Oregon Ducks and Oregon State Beavers football programs; $10 per person, includes lunch and (nonalcoholic) drink, beer also available;

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;; 541-330-1183.

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;;


CORK Youth Cross-Country: For youths in grades two through 12; Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays through the end of November; 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;;

Nutrition for Athletes Clinic: Wednesday; 7 p.m.; FootZone, downtown Bend; presentation presenting nutrition guidelines for before, during and after competition; with Bend cross-country skier and ultrarunner Stephanie Howe;

Foam Roller Clinics: Saturday, 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;

COCC Turkey Trot: Saturday; 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,

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;; 541-317-3568.

BGCCO Turkey Trot: Thursday, Nov. 22; 9 a.m.; Les Schwab Amphitheater, Bend; 5K and 10K runs/walks, 1.5-mile trotter’s walk; benefit for Girls on the Run and Boys & Girls Clubs; $15-$25, technical T-shirts available for $20; 541-617-2877;;

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;

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;

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; free; 541-317-3568;

Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis: Saturday, Dec. 1; 11:40 a.m.; downtown Bend; 5K and kids run; $15-$25; online registration available through Nov. 27, in-person registration available at packet pick-up Nov. 29-30 and on race day;;

Canyon Rumble Frozen Half: Saturday, Dec. 8; 10 a.m.; Madras; half marathon trail race; includes free 1-mile run; $25;

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 removeable; learn to do it yourself or enjoy full stud service; 541-317-3568;


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;

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;

Ski Wax Clinics: Tuesdays, Nov. 20, Dec. 11, Jan. 1 and 15, Feb. 5 and 19, and 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).

Tuesday Night Skate Ski: Beginning in November, 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-serve basis (come 30 minutes early and show a credit card and drivers licences); free; sign up required, call 541-385-8080.

She’s on Skis: Skate ski program for advanced beginner women and above; Session 1 is Wednesdays or Saturdays, Nov. 28-Dec. 22; Session 2 is Wednesdays or Saturdays, Jan. 2-Feb. 9; combined session also available; Mt. Bachelor ski area; $95-$295; 541-382-1709, ext. 2211;

Dawn Patrol for Working Parents: With Dave Cieslowski; Wednesdays, Dec. 5-Feb. 14; 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m.; Mt. Bachelor ski area; limited to 10 advanced nordic skiers; weekly work on technique and specific workouts; $155-$175; 541-382-1709, ext. 2211;

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;

Mini Nordies: Development program for kids ages 3-6; for skate group and for classic group, Session 1 is Saturdays, Dec. 8, 15, and 29 and Jan. 5, and Session 2 is Saturdays, Feb. 2-23; classic group meets 11 a.m.-noon, teaches basic movements, no experience necessary; skate group is 1 p.m.-2 p.m., for skiers with some prior classic experience; for combined skate and classic group, Session 1 is Sundays, Dec. 9, 16, and 30, and Jan. 6, and Session 2 is Sundays, Feb. 3-24, 1 p.m.-2 p.m., for experienced beginners, such as those who participated last winter or who have prior formal ski instruction; participants must provide own skis, boots and poles;

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;

Babes in Snowland: Ages 4-5; Sundays, Dec. 16-Feb. 24; 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Mt. Bachelor ski area; introduces kids to nordic skiing in a fun, safe environment; $175; 541-382-1709, ext. 2211;

k’s for Kids: Ages 6-8; Sundays, Dec. 16-Feb. 24; 10:15 a.m.-11:15 a.m.; Mt. Bachelor ski area; skiers should be able to cover 5K in one hour; learn the Mt. Bachelor trail system and track distances covered; $125-$175; 541-382-1709, ext. 2211;

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;

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.

Mt. Bachelor Sports Education Foundation Alpine, Nordic, Freeride Fall Dryland Training: Started in early September; 541-388-0002;;

Mt Bachelor Sports Education Foundation Alpine Skiing: Now accepting enrollments for alpine winter term and full-time athletes age 13 and older; 541-388-0002;;

Mt. Bachelor Sports Education Foundation Nordic Skiing: Now accepting enrollments for Stevenson Youth Program, ages 7 -11; middle school program, ages 11-14; winter term and full-time program, age 14 and older; 541-388-0002;;

Mt. Bachelor Sports Education Foundation Freeride Ski and Snowboard: Now accepting enrollments for development program, ages 8-14; competition program, age 10 and older; full-time program, age 13 and older; call 541-388-0002;;

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;

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; or 541-678-3864; enroll online at


Cascade Alliance Softball: Cascade Alliance and Summit High School are teaming up to hold winter pitching and catching practice at the Summit High Gym in Bend; Sundays, Nov. 11 and 18, Dec. 2 and 9, Jan. 6 and 27, Feb. 3, 10 and 24, and 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;

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