Youth and recreation leagues are forming, camps and classes are taking place, tryouts are being scheduled and more is going on across the region.

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Bothell Pony Baseball — has roster sports still available for 13-14U and 15-16U age groups. No boundaries. Contact for more information. Details: Ed Mahrt at 206-604-8313 or e-mail

Eastside Baseball Club — has roster spots available for ages 16-18 for the 2013 season. Contact for individual tryout information. Details: 206-767-4561 or e-mail

Seattle Titans Baseball Club 16U Tryouts — are taking place for the 2013 season. Call for an individual tryout. Details: Dewayne Dalton at 425-418-0536 or Ryan Dalton at 425-210-3534.

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Steelhead Baseball Club — has roster spots open for its 15U team for 2013. Contact for individual tryout. Steelhead Baseball is affiliated with Sammamish Baseball Academy in Redmond. Details: Jon at 425-941-0771 or visit


Adult Drop-In Basketball — takes place at Miller Community Center on Capitol Hill. $3. See website for schedule. Contact for more information. Details: Jeremy Doane at 206-684-4753 or visit

Advantage Basketball Camps — for ball handling and shooting are taking place at Eastside Christian School in Bellevue. See website for dates, times, prices and to register. Details: 425-670-8877

Advantage Basketball Monthly Training — is offered weekdays from 4-7 p.m. in Kenmore. Private training is taking place in Edmonds and Kenmore with weekend times available. Details: 425-670-8877 or visit

Advantage Basketball Unlimited Training — is available five nights per week for $140/month in Kenmore. See website for more information. Details: 425-670-8877

Basketball Open Gym — is every Saturday year-round from 9-11:30 a.m. at Terrace Park School in Mountlake Terrace. $3.50 to $4. Details: 425-776-9173 or e-mail

Fast Break Basketball Tournament — for boys and girls teams grades 4-8 is Feb. 9-10 in the Auburn area through SYB co-sponsored with NWA. $200 with four-game guarantee. Sign up by Feb. 1. Details: Tayon Ary Turner at 425-999-0541 or visit

Hoopaholics Little Dribblers — for ages 3-5 are Tuesday and Thursday mornings in February at Magnuson Athletic Club in Seattle. Details: e-mail or visit

In Season Training with Watts Basketball — is for competitive boys and girls who want to take their game to the next level. Individual skills for game time success. Details: 206-420-2064 or visit

Presidents Day Classic — hosted by Port Angeles Parks and Recreation is Feb. 16-17 for boys and girls teams grades 5-9. $250 entry fee, four-game guarantee. Details: Dan at 360-417-4557 or e-mail

Watts Basketball Winter Break Schools Out Camps — for boys and girls grades 2-8 are taking place at Fremont Sound Mind and Body. See website for dates and prices. Details: 206-420-2064 or visit


ASD Defensive Football Training — is being offered for grades 7-12 with an emphasis on position-specific skills and development and fundamental training. Details: 206-861-2594 or e-mail

NFA Offseason Development Camp — is April 19-21 in Seattle for youth and high school boys. Discounts available. See website for more information. Details: 866-735-3267 or visit


National Golf Tours — with Puget Sound Golf Association invites you to go on golfing excursions to Big Island, Hawaii (Feb. 7-27) See website for details. Details: 206-634-3214 or 206-634-3251, or visit

Puget Sound Golf Association — invites you to play at a variety of courses in the region at guest rates, including Oakbrook (March 21), Redmond Ridge (April 15) and Sahalee (Oct. 14). Details: 206-226-5332 or 206-634-3251, or e-mail

Martial arts

Umibushi Self-Defense Academy — in Des Moines now offers instruction in both Shudokai Karate Jutsu and Umibushi Combat Jiujitsu. Ideal for ages 7 to adult regardless of experience. Details: 206-422-8143 or visit


Academic Sports Development Recruiting — is offering free advice and information to individuals, groups, associations or high schools looking to learn about the recruiting process. Details: 206-861-2594 or e-mail

Adult Drop-In Pickeball — takes place at Miller Community Center on Capitol Hill. $3 adults, $2 seniors. See website for schedule. Contact for more information. Details: Jeremy Doane at 206-684-4753

Hutch Award Luncheon — is Jan. 30 from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Safeco Field. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m. Lou Piniella will give the keynote address. Barry Zito is the award recipient. Details: 206-667-2980 or visit

Seattle Boat Show — is Jan. 25 to Feb. 3 at the CenturyLink Field Event Center in Seattle with features, seminars, exhibits and more. See website for times and ticket prices. Details: 206-634-0911 or visit

ShoWalk Free Indoor Walking — hosted by ShoWare Center in Kent takes place Mondays and Wednesdays (unless otherwise noted) from 9-11 a.m. See website for schedule. Details: 253-856-4YOU or visit

Step Up to the Plate for Todd McDougall — is asking every head baseball coach in the state to raise $100 to help support McDougall, who has been diagnosed with an in operable brain tumor, and his family. Details: Brian Jackson at 253-683-6263 or visit


MS Run the U.S. Relay — starts April 15 in Los Angeles and ends the week of Sept. 16 in New York City to raise $500,000 to help cure multiple sclerosis. See website for more information. Details: 262-894-3645 or visit


Barcelona Soccer Camps — will be coming to Robinswood Park in Bellevue with morning (8 a.m.), afternoon (12:30 p.m.) or elite (5 p.m.) camps. Online registration coming soon. Details: 818-306-8225 or visit


Wave Softball 12U-18U Tryouts — are taking place for 2013. Coached by high school and college coaches. Training facility. $1500 player fee. Details: Coach Watson at 425-422-1769 or visit


Evans Pool at Green Lake — in Seattle offers different lesson programs from ages 6 months to adult, private lessons, exercise classes, family swim, public swim, lap swim times and more. Details: 206-684-4961 or visit


Amy Yee Tennis Center — in Seattle has 10 indoor and four outdoor courts to offer classes for all ages, camps, same-day court reservations and more. See website for details. Details: 206-684-4764 or visit

TGA of North Seattle — makes golf and tennis accessible to youth by bringing a unique teaching curriculum to Pk-8th grade students at their schools. Also offering camps. Details: Brad Kirkpatrick at 206-355-3494 or visit


Adult Drop-In Volleyball — takes place at Miller Community Center on Capitol Hill. $3. See website for schedule. Contact for more information. Details: Lori Van Norman at 206-684-4753 or visit

Drop-In Volleyball for Adults — is Mondays (half court, 6-9 p.m.) and Wednesdays (6-8:45 p.m.) at the Chinatown Community Center in Seattle. $3 adults, $2 for ages 65 and up. Details: 206-684-7092 or visit

Marysville Youth Volleyball — for ages 7-15 is June 19 to Aug. 17 at Strawberry Fields Athletic Compelx on Wednesdays (6-7 p.m.) and Saturdays (9-10 a.m.) through the USYVL. Details: 888-988-7985 or visit

Sound Premier Volleyball Team Open Tryouts — are Feb. 3 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Nevillisms in Bellevue. This is a grass-roots effort to establish a pro volleyball league in the United States. Register online. Details: 425-673-4103 or visit

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