Community Sports Calendar


BASEBALL

Bend Elks Camps: Sixth of 10 winter camps (mostly one-day camps) is Thursday; infield workout with Baltimore Orioles player and former Bend Elk Tommy Richards; 9 a.m.-11 a.m. for players 13 and younger; 12:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. for players 14 through high school; Bend Fieldhouse, Bend; $45; bendelks.com/Fieldhouse/Upcoming+Camps/default.aspx.

CYCLING

USA Cycling Cyclo-cross National Championships: Wednesday, Jan. 9-Sunday, Jan. 13; Madison, Wis.; elite, age group, masters, juniors, collegiate and single speed divisions; online registration opens Wednesday; usacycling.org/2013/cyclo-cross-nationals.

MISCELLANEOUS

Adaptive Archery: Age 8 and older; Wednesdays, Jan. 9-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.

Archery: Ages 8-13; Thursdays, Jan. 10-31; 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.

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; beginning class starts on Friday; outings during fishing season; Brad at 541-536-5799; bdemery1@aol.com.

RUNNING

CORK New Year’s Day Run: Tuesday; 9 a.m.; Larkspur Park, Bend Senior Center, Bend; fun run from park up Pilot Butte and back; hot chocolate, coffee and goodies afterward; members and nonmembers welcome; Don and Kathy Harshburger, 541-390-9622; Don Johnson, 541-385-6559.

Good Form Running Level 1 and 2 Clinics: Level 1, free 90-minute clinic that uses drills and video to work on proper mechanics; next session is Tuesday, Jan. 15, at 7 p.m. at FootZone in downtown Bend; Level 2, $25 clinic with Dave Cieslowski of Focus Physical Therapy to help runners find their best form; next session is Tuesday, Jan. 8 at 7 p.m. at FootZone, downtown Bend; clinic sizes limited; 541-317-3568; sign up at footzonebend.com/events; teague@footzonebend.com.

Learn to Run Info Night: Wednesday, Jan. 9; 5:30 p.m.; FootZone, downtown Bend; learn about the Learn to Run four-week program with coach Connie Austin; free, but registration required; 541-317-3568; angela@footzonebend.com; footzonebend.com/events/learn-to-run-info-night.

SNOW SPORTS

New Year’s Day Relay: Tuesday, Jan. 1; 10 a.m.; Mt. Bachelor ski area; teams of three skiers; classic-skate-skate relay leg order; mbsef.org/NordicRaces.

Ski Wax Clinics: Tuesdays, 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).

She’s on Skis: Skate ski program for advanced beginner women and above; Session 2 is Wednesdays or Saturdays, Jan. 2-Feb. 9; Mt. Bachelor ski area; $95-$295; 541-382-1709, ext. 2211; mtbachelor.com.

Youth Ice Hockey: For youths 8-15 with beginning to intermediate skills; Wednesdays, Jan. 9-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, swallace@bendcable.com.

Begin to Skin Clinic: Thursday, Jan. 10; 7 p.m.; Pine Mountain Sports, Bend; for backcountry beginners; will cover equipment basics, how to use climbing skins; appropriate clothing, packing gear and backcountry safety; free; space limited; call 541-385-8080 to register; pinemountainsports.com.

Bend Ski Club: Thursday, Jan. 10; 7 p.m.; Pappy’s Pizzeria, next to Bend Fred Meyer; guest speaker; Joseph Bentley, 541-419-9189.

SOCCER

Oregon Rush Spring Soccer: For grades five through eight; development, for beginning and intermediate players; two practices per week and league games on weekends, all played in Central Oregon; teams may register as one group or participants may request to be placed on a team with other players (same gender); $85; register online at oregonrush.com; online registration closes Jan. 1.

SOFTBALL

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, 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; cascadealliance.org.

SWIMMING

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, Jan. 7-25; 6 p.m.-6:30 p.m.; Cascade Swim Center, Redmond; $33.75; 541-548-7275; raprd.org.

Aqua Kids Swim Lessons: Ages 3-5 and 6-11; next session is Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, Jan. 7-25 or Tuesdays and Thursdays, Jan. 8-Feb. 7; 5:30 p.m.-6 p.m. and 6 p.m.-6:30 p.m. options; Cascade Swim Center, Redmond; $33.75-$37.50; 541-548-7275; raprd.org.

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, Jan. 7-25; 5:30 p.m.-6 p.m.; Cascade Swim Center, Redmond; $33.75; 541-548-7275; raprd.org.

Adult Stroke Clinic: Age 16 and older; focus on stroke enhancement and ability to swim short distance segments; Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, Jan. 7-25; 6 p.m.-6:30 p.m.; $33.75; 541-548-7275; raprd.org.

Precomp Kids: Grades one through eight; advanced swim-lesson program that serves as a feeder for Cascade Aquatic Club; focus on learning skills for competitive swimming; Tuesdays and Thursdays, Jan. 8-Feb. 7; 5:30 p.m.-6 p.m. or 6 p.m.-6:30 p.m.; Cascade Swim Center, Redmond; $37.50; 541-548-7275; www.raprd.org.

VOLLEYBALL

Youth Volleyball League: Grades three through six; Saturday, Feb. 16-Saturday, March 16; practices on weekdays and games on Saturdays; protective knee pads required; registration deadline is Jan. 11; $49; 541-548-7275; raprd.org.

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