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Aerobics/Fitness

Carroll County Recreation and Parks is offering ZUMBA Fitness classes in Westminster on Tuesdays 7-8 p.m. and New Windsor on Mondays 7-8 p.m. Call 410-386-2103 or go to http://www.ccgovernment.carr.org/recreation.

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Four Seasons Sports Complex is offering the Les Mills group fitness program including BodyFlow and BodyJam classes. Discounts and promotions on memberships. Contact 410-239-3366.

Balance Ball and Core Bodywork and Yoga classes offered at Morning Breeze Yoga Studio. All levels welcome, no memberships, drop-in rates. Call Jennifer Lerche at 443-340-8672 or visit http://www.morningbreezeyoga.com.

4 Seasons Sports Complex is now accepting registrations for our Zumba Fitness Class Monday nights at 8 p.m. and Saturday mornings at 10:15 a.m. You do not need to be a member to join. Go to

or call 410-239-3366.

Freedom Fitness offers unlimited classes, $49 for a four-week session, with no initiation fees or sign up charges. Monthly rates are as low as $27 per month with free childcare. Call 410-795-9101 or

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Freedom Area Recreation Council is sponsoring Cardio Grooves on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6 p.m. Classes are held at Freedom Fitness. Cost is $59 for six weeks. Register at 410-795-9101 or

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Freedom Area Recreation Council's nonprofit adult fitness program announces Cardio Quickie and Yoga Sunday Stretch. Free babysitting is included in the price of $48 for eight weeks. Call 410-795-9101 or email

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Join ZUMBA and AFFA-certified fitness instructor Tracy Cox for Zumba fitness on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6 p.m. at the Freedom Fitness. Cost is $99 for eight weeks. Contact 410-795-9101 or

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Gold's Gym Westminster is offering group fitness classes for all ages and abilities for yoga, step, dance, kickboxing, belly dance, line dancing and more. Go to http://www.goldsgym.com/westminstermd or call 410-848-5007 for more details.

The Hill Family Center Y is offering Music and Movement on Mondays for boys and girls ages 3-5. Contact Program Director Matt Bove at 410-848-3660 ext. 227 or http://www.ymaryland.org.

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The Hill Family Center Y is offering Lego Robotics on Saturdays for boys and girls 8-12 yrs. Contact Program Director Matt Bove at 410-848-3660 ext. 227 or http://www.ymaryland.org.

Zumba Fitness and Zumba Toning offered Monday-Friday both morning and evening classes and Saturdays at Thrive Group Fitness and Wellness in Westminster, all levels welcome, no memberships, drop-in rates, call for details 443-864-7546 or visit http://www.ThriveGroupFitness.com.

Yoga and Pilates classes offered at Thrive Group Fitness and Wellness in Westminster, all levels welcome, no memberships, drop-in rates, call for details 443-864-7546 or visit http://www.ThriveGroupFitness.com.

Zumba Gold Classes for active older adults or those just beginning an exercise program offered Saturdays 10:30 a.m. at Thrive Group Fitness and Wellness in Westminster, no memberships, drop-in rates, call for details 443-864-7546 or visit http://www.ThriveGroupFitness.com.

Les Mills Bodypump structured weight training class offered Monday-Saturday at Thrive Group Fitness and Wellness in Westminster, Results proven program, all levels welcome, no memberships, drop-in rates, call for details 443-864-7546 or visit http://www.ThriveGroupFitness.com

The Westminster Family Center offers more than 40 group fitness classes a week, including Yoga, Cycle, Step, and ZUMBA and more. Non-members are welcome at $7 per day. Call 410-751-5501 or go to

, click on the Parks & Recreation tab, then The Family Center arrow, and then click on the highlighted Group Fitness Schedule.

The Westminster Family Center is offering Tumblekicks. Children will be introduced to basic gymnastics, pre-sports, and various movements with music. Caregiver and Me (15 mos.-2 1/2 years) and Just Me (2-5 years). $55 non-members and $50 for members of the Westminster Family Center. Contact Shareen Scibek at 443-340-6413 or

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Baseball

Charles Carroll Baseball registrations will be held on Jan. 11, Jan. 25, and Feb. 1 from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 noon at Charles Carroll ES. Contact Rob Brown at

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Finksburg Baseball is holding registrations for the spring 2014 Recreational Baseball Leagues (ages 5-18) on-line at

. Payment can be made via credit card during the on-line registration process and checks are also accepted. A limited walk-in will be held on Jan. 18 and 25 at Roaring Run Park in Finksburg from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Email Dave Tartaglia at

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McDaniel College will be having a winter youth baseball clinic for ages 9-15 on Jan. 26 at 1:00 p.m. Cost $50. Information and registration form at http://www.greenterrorbaseballcamps.com/winter-youth-clinic.cfm.

Titans Baseball provides travel baseball for ages 10U through 19U and announces tryout times and locations for their teams for the 2014 season. Titans Baseball for 2014 will provide a Tournament Travel Team, and several teams that will play in local travel leagues. Go to

for more information on each team's tryout times and location.

West Carroll Recreation Council will be holding their 2014 baseball registrations on Jan. 18 and 25 from 2-4:00 p.m. at Old New Windsor School/County Government/Library Administration offices. Age groups as of Apr. 30. Instructional (age 4-6) $50; Rookies (7-8) $55; Minors (9-10) $65; Majors (11-12) $75; Age 13 - $150; Ages 14/15 - $150; and Ages 16/18 - $160. New players provide birth certificate. Contact Troy Staub 410-775-9935, 410-596-6658 or

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Westminster Express Travel Baseball is looking for players for an 11U Team. Try-outs are available by appointment. Contact either Bob Spreitzer at 443-591-4407 or

and John Davis at 410-977-1820 or

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Basketball

The Elks Hoop Shoot will be held Jan. 18 after the McDaniel Ladies home game vs. Bryn Mare. Registration begins at 3:00 p.m. and shooting at 3:30 in the main Gill gym at McDaniel College. Two divisions -- boys and girls -- and three categories in each division, 8-9, 10-11, and 12-13. Contestants' age group as of April 1, 2014. 8-9 age category may shoot four feet in front of the regulation foul line. Contestants under 8 as of April 1, 2014 will be ineligible to participate. Contact Phil Popielski at 410-599-1319 or email at

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4 Seasons Sports Complex is now registering for Adult Basketball. Call Tim Lineau at 410-239-3366 or go to http://www.4seasonssportscomplex.com.

The Hill Family Center Y is offering Basketball Skills on Thursdays for boys and girls ages 6-10. Contact Program Director Matt Bove at 410-848-3660 ext. 227 or http://www.ymaryland.org.

The Hill Family Center Y is taking registration for Basketball League for ages 5-7 playing on Mondays beginning in Jan. 20. The league runs for 8 weeks. Volunteer coaches are needed to help with teams. Contact Program Director Matt Bove at 410-848-3660 ext. 227 or http://www.ymaryland.org.

The Hill Family Center Y is offering Pee Wee Passers on Wednesdays for boys and girls ages 3-5. Contact Program Director Matt Bove at 410-848-3660 ext. 227 or http://www.ymaryland.org.

Basketball Officials

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Individuals interested in becoming a member of IAABO, Board 244 and a certified basketball official with the MPSSAA to work high school basketball games in Carroll County should contact Tom Fisher at 410-596-9009 or

. Individuals must reside in Carroll County and must be at least 18 years old.

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Aspirations Dance Twirl Company is holding registration for ages 4-12 on Tuesdays at William Winchester ES from 6:30-7:30 p.m. $25 registration, Instructional fees $7.00 weekly of $25/month. Call Sheri Scott at 410-848-2014 or email

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Cheer

The Hill Family Center Y is offering Y Cheer class on Sundays for ages 3-5. Contact Program Director Matt Bove at 410-848-3660 ext. 227 or http://www.ymaryland.org.

Crossfit Training

CrossFit Caduceus offers CrossFit training and elite fitness based on equal parts gymnastics, sprinting, weight lifting and Olympic lifting. Call 443-375-2319 or email

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Cross Country

Athletes, ages 6-14 interested in a youth cross country program should check out

for information The Westminster Track Club is looking for coaches for its fall program. Coaches refer to the Contact Info located on our website.

Cycling

Spinning indoor cycle classes offered at Thrive Group Fitness and Wellness in Westminster. Great fitness for the non-rider. Great structured training for the cycling enthusiast. All levels welcome, no memberships, drop-in rates, call for details 443-864-7546 or visit http://www.ThriveGroupFitness.com.

Disc Golf

Now forming a Carroll County Disc Golf Club. Have Fun, Get Fit, Learn to Play, and Help Build Carroll's First 18 Hole Course. Contact Ralph 410-596-5187, Krissy 410-259-6495, or Charles 240-370-3007.

Dance

The Y of Central Maryland is offering Youth Tiny Dance classes along with Tumble Bee, Miniastics and Fitnastic classes for ages 4-10. All classes work on balance, motor skills, coordination, flexibility and progressive movement. Contact Matt Bove at 410-848-3660 or go to http://www.ymaryland.org.

The Y of Central Maryland Carroll Co Center is offering Beginner and Advanced Belly Dance classes that give you a great cardiovascular workout while dancing to exotic sounds and rhythms. Contact Tina Antkowiak at 410- 848-3660 or go to http://www.ymaryland.org.

Equine Sports

4-H Therapeutic Riding Program of Carroll County is seeking volunteers to work alongside our riders and with our horses to provide support and guidance during group lessons. Training is required and is offered at the 4-H TRP Arena building at the Ag Center in Westminster. Volunteers ages 14 and older are preferred. Contact Peggie Roland at

or call 410-876-1760.

Full Moon Farm in Finksburg is accepting new students in our lesson program. Riders of all ages can sign-up for morning, afternoon and evening lessons, seven days a week. We offer group and private lessons. Available for birthday parties and educational programs. Go to

or call 410-795-8371 for more information.

Sweet Rock Stables Inc. is accepting applications for their Western Recreational Riding Lessons. Hourly private western riding lessons are available in our indoor, lighted arena, $40 each lesson or a package deal of $200 and all sessions must be prepaid. Go to

, contact Roxy Baldwin 410-374-3870 or email

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Field Hockey

Majestx Club Indoor Field Hockey will be holding an MLK Indoor Field Hockey Tournament on Jan. 19-20 at Four Seasons Sports Complex. U12, U14 ($350) and U16, and U19 ($400) age groups. Four, 24-minute games. T-shirts awarded for 1st place. Go to

and click under tournament information or call Gayle at 443.244.7196 or

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Golf

The Links at Gettysburg is offering single and package golf lessons from Head Professional Jason Pandoli and Assistant Pro Paul Schuit. Go to

or contact 717-359-8000.

Gymnastics/PE

4 Seasons Sports Complex is now enrolling all school age children for our home school gym class. All information can be obtained by calling Penny at 410-239-3366 or visiting our website at

for details.

The Hill Family Center Y is offering Toddler Sports on Fridays for boys and girls ages 2-3. This is a parent child class. Contact Program Director Matt Bove at 410-848-3660 ext. 227 or http://www.ymaryland.org.

The Hill Family Center Y is offering Toddler Playtime on Tuesday and Thursdays for boys and girls 3 months up to 3 yrs. Contact Program Director Matt Bove at 410-848-3660 ext. 227 or http://www.ymaryland.org.

The Hill Family Center Y is offering Miniastics on Saturdays for boys and girls ages 3-5. Contact Program Director Matt Bove at 410-848-3660 ext. 227 or http://www.ymaryland.org.

The Hill Family Center Y is offering Gym Games on Wednesdays for boys and girls ages 3-5. Contact Program Director Matt Bove at 410-848-3660 ext. 227 or http://www.ymaryland.org.

The Hill Family Center Y is offering Home School PE on Thursdays for boys and girls ages 5-12. Contact Program Director Matt Bove at 410-848-3660 ext. 227 or http://www.ymaryland.org.

The Hill Family Center Y is offering Music and Movement on Mondays for boys and girls ages 3-5. Contact Program Director Matt Bove at 410-848-3660 ext. 227 or http://www.ymaryland.org.

The Hill Family Center Y is offering Kids Club on Thursdays for boys and girls ages 3-5. Contact Program Director Matt Bove at 410-848-3660 ext. 227 or http://www.ymaryland.org.

Kickboxing

The Y of Central Maryland is offering Cardio Kickboxing classes Monday, 9:15-10 a.m., Tuesday/Thursday, 7:20-8:20 p.m., and Saturday, 9-9:50 a.m. Contact Tina Antkowiak 410-848-3660 ext. 232 or go to http://www.ymaryland.org.

Freedom Area Rec Council announces Cardio Kickboxing, Aerobic Boxing and Kickbox moves combine in a powerful, energizing, yet easy-to-learn workout to music. Classes are Mondays at 7 p.m. For information call 410-549-5583.

Sykesville Tae Kwon Do Academy offers kickboxing classes for women, men and teens. Classes meet Tuesdays and Fridays. Call 410-549-5425 or go to http://www.sykesvilletaekwondo.com.

Lacrosse

Carroll Indoor Sports Center will be holding a girls lacrosse high school tune-up program for high school age girls on Thursdays, Feb. 6, 13, 20 and 27 from 3:15-5:15 p.m. for $90 and for middle school age girls on Tuesdays, Feb. 11, 18, 25 and Mar. 4 from 4-5:30 p.m. for $75 . The camp is run by Tracey Rohrback. Concentration on skills, drills and tactical work. Call 410-857-5098 or go to http://www.carroll-indoor.com.

Carroll Indoor Sports Center will be holding a girls lacrosse camp for grades 4-8 run by Tracey Rohrback. Camp will involve skills, drills and instruction and the basics and rules of lacrosse. Session on Tuesdays from 4-5:30 p.m. Jan. 7-Feb. 8. $100 for one session or $180 for both. Call 410-857-5098 or go to http://www.carroll-indoor.com.

Carroll Indoor Sports Center will be holding a girls lacrosse camp for grades K-3 run by Tracey Rohrback. Camp will involve skills, drills and instruction and the basics and rules of lacrosse. Two sessions on Wednesdays from 4-5:30 p.m. Session runs Jan. 8-Feb. 5. $100 for one session or $180 for both.Call 410-857-5098 or go to http://www.carroll-indoor.com.

Carroll Indoor Sports Center is accepting registrations for its 2013-14 boys' high school indoor lacrosse leagues. League play is available for boys High School Varsity and JV teams. League runs on Sundays between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.starting Dec. 1 and finishing Feb. 23. Nine games are included for $995 (not including official fees).Call 410-857-5098 or go to http://www.carroll-indoor.com.

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Carroll Indoor Sports Center is now accepting registrations for its 2013-14 girls' indoor lacrosse leagues. League play is available for High School Varsity, JV, juniors, Midgets and Lightning teams. League runs Sundays between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. starting Dec. 1 and finishing Feb. 23 (for HS teams) and Mar. 9 for youth teams. Nine games are included for $995 (not including official fees). Call 410-857-5098 or go to http://www.carroll-indoor.com.

Team registrations are now being accepted for the 20th Annual Lax Max Youth Lacrosse Tournament scheduled for June 6-8 in Westminster. The event is open to all school, recreation, travel and club affiliated teams throughout the mid-Atlantic region. A, B & C competition is available for recreation travel & town teams; with separate AA, A & B competition for club and tournament all-star teams. Round-robin competition, three games guarantee, with additional playoff and championship games where applicable. Go to

or e-mail Skip at

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Registrations for boys and girls are currently being accepted for the North West Area Spring Lacrosse Program running Mar.-June. NWA offers 5-6 year old soft stick clinic league, a 7-8 year old in-house league and metro area travel league participation for the dual ages of 7-8 through 13-14. All in-house games will be scheduled at venues located within the Owings Mills - Pikesville communities. Registration deadline is Jan. 31. E-mail

or go to

or on Facebook at "Northwest Area Lacrosse".

Westminster Area Lacrosse (WAX) is holding on-going registrations for Spring 2014 season for boys and girls ages 5-14. Registration closes Jan. 15, assessments begin immediately. Practices begin in mid-February, outdoor Mar. 15. Go to

and click on "registration" button or contact a member of the board with any questions.

Martial Arts

The Shorinjiryu School, Morning Star Martial Arts, a nonprofit, equal opportunity martial arts school, offers classes in Shorinjriyu Karate on Monday and Thursday evenings at the Sykesville Visitor's Center above the Sykesville Post Office. Classes for new students start at 6:15 pm. Contact 443-280-9113 or to

for more information.

Arnis Tae Kwon Do, sponsored by the Central Carroll Recreation Council, will be holding classes at Mechanicsville ES on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 7-8:30 p.m. for ages 8 through adult. Contact Wayne R. Leppo at 410 239-6420.

Carroll County Kenpo Karate offers age appropriate classes in the practical self-defense system, AKKI Kenpo, for preschoolers, kids, teens and adults. Family, military, and law enforcement discounts available. Classes run Monday through Saturday, and walk-ins are welcome. Go to cckenpo.com or call 410-871-4500.

Carroll County Kenpo Karate offers classes/workout sessions for those 17 and older interested in participating in MMA events, learning mixed martial arts skills or getting into fight shape. Call 410-259-7950.

The Central Carroll Recreation Council is holding ongoing registrations for Shorinjiryu Kenkokan Karatedo. The fee is $20 and classes will be in the cafeteria at Sandymount Elementary School. Contact the Central Carroll Rec Council at 410 871-1020 or http://www.centralcarrolllrec.org.

Freedom Area Recreation Council presents Tae Kwon Do for ages 5-7, 8-12 and 13-adult at the Linton Springs Rec Center. Belt levels through black belt. Contact Allen Evans at 410-871-2125.

Maryland Tang Soo Do is part of the Pan-Am Tang Soo Do Federation under the direction of Grandmaster Chong Su Kim. Classes are held Monday and Thursday at 7 p.m. at St. Stephens Reformed Episcopal Church in Eldersburg. Contact

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Maryland Professional Karate Association, sponsored by the North Carroll Recreation Council, is holding ongoing registration for classes being held on Tuesdays and Fridays. Children's class is held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Adult class from 7:30-8:30 p.m. The Dojo is located at the NCRC Dance Studio. For more information contact Master Mike at 410-874-3265.

Shaddock MMA offers Boxing and MMA conditioning classes for people ages 5-75, without contact and competitive Mixed Martial Arts. The only school in Maryland to offer Sholarus Integrated Combat Systems (S.I.C.S) for kid and adults. Go to http://www.shaddockmma.com.

Shaddock MMA Academy is offering the only martial arts program designed by a UFC fighter. Shalorus Intergrated Combat Systems is a martial art that combines Boxing, Olympic Wrestling, submission wrestling, Jiu-jitsu, Muay Thai and Russian Sambo. Now two locations in Eldersburg and at Merritt Athletic Club. To try out some FREE classes call John Shaddock at 443-280-0812.

Sykesville Tae Kwon Do Academy offers Martial Arts instruction for ages 18 months through adult. Classes are offered six days a week, and new students are welcome to join at any time. Family discounts available. Call 410-549-5425 or go to http://www.sykesvilletaekwondo.com.

Tristar Martial Arts of Eldersburg offers classes six days a week for ages 4 and older. Call 410-549-7827 or go to http://www.tristarmartialarts.com.

Tristar Martial Arts of Westminster is open six days a week. Call 410-751-7233 or go to http://www.tristarmartialarts.com.

Tristar Martial Arts of Mount Airy offers classes six days a week for ages 4 and older. Call 301-829-9245 or go to http://www.tristarmartialarts.com.

Westminster Area Recreation Council offers Tae Kwon Do on Monday nights at Westminster Senior Center. Ages 8-Adult at 6:30. Beginners through Black Belts. Contact Allen Evans 410-871-2125.

The Y of Central Maryland is offering classes in Shorinjiryu Karate. The program is offered on Thursdays from 6:20-7:05 p.m. for beginners, 6-adult and 7:10 to 7:55 p.m. for advanced ages 8-adult. Contact Matt Bove at 410-848-3660 or go to http://www.ymaryland.org.

Mixed Sports

The Hill Family Center Y is offering Sports Mix class on Thursday mornings and Tuesday evenings for boys and girls ages 3-5. Contact Program Director Matt Bove at 410-848-3660 ext. 227 or http://www.ymaryland.org.

The Hill Family Center Y is offering Sports Mix class on Mondays for boys and girls ages 3-5. Contact Program Director Matt Bove at 410-848-3660 ext. 227 or http://www.ymaryland.org.

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The Hill Family Center Y is offering Sports Mix class on Thursday mornings and Tuesday evenings for boys and girls ages 3-5. Contact Program Director Matt Bove at 410-848-3660 ext. 227 or http://www.ymaryland.org.

Rugby

West Carroll Marauders Rugby Club is holding Registrations for the High School Boys and High School Girls teams for the upcoming spring season on Jan. 9 from 6:30-8:00 p.m. at New Windsor Middle School Cafeteria. Players from all area high schools are welcome, no experience needed. Certified Coaches will be available to answer questions. Cost is $150.00. Indoor practices begin on Jan 14. Contact Brad Rockwood 410-775-1506.

Running

The Eldersburg Rogue Runners host a group run every Saturday (rain or shine) open to everyone. Walkers are welcome. On even dates, the group meets at Carrolltown Mall. On odd dates, the group meets elsewhere. Call Peter Lester for details at 410-872-8038.

Eldersburg Rogue Runners registration for Youth Track and Field is now open for ages 6-18. Program runs Mar. 6-June 3. Practices will be held at South Carroll HS track on Tues and Thurs at 5:30 pm. Coaches will guide athletes to train in all events, Sprints, Hurdles, Distance, Long Jump, High Jump, Shot Put, Discus, Javelin and Relays. There will be scheduled meets throughout the season on week-ends in which our athletes will compete against other clubs/athletes. Meets are not required. We also use many parent volunteer coaches. Register by mail at

or online at

Arrows Youth Track and Field.

Soccer

Carroll Indoor Sports Center is now accepting registrations for our KickStarters youth indoor soccer clinics. $80 includes a ball bag. Classes are 18 month-3 years, 3-4 years and 4-5 years. Call 410-857-5098 or go to http://www.carroll-indoor.com.

Carroll Indoor Sports Center is now accepting registrations for youth co-ed indoor soccer leagues. Registrations are for individuals in U7 Sunday games, U9 Saturday games, U11Tuesday games, U13 Thursday games and U13 Monday games. $100/session and includes soccer jersey. Each session consists of 7 games. First come basis, space is limited. Registration is for recreational players only, not for travel players. Call 410-857-5098 or go to http://www.carroll-indoor.com

Carroll Indoor Sports Center is now accepting registrations for its 2013-14 indoor soccer leagues. League play is available for boys and girls ages U8-U18 and adults Open, Open Co-ed, Over 30 Co-ed, Over 35 Men and Over 40 Co-ed. Recreational team registration is co-ed and is for U7, U9, U11, U13 and U15 age groups. Call 410-857-5098 or go to http://www.carroll-indoor.com.

4 Seasons Sports Complex is now receiving registrations for an 3/4 and 5/6 Clinic Soccer and Recreation Soccer. Call Tim Lineau at 410-239-3366 or go to http://www.4seasonssportscomplex.com.

The Hill Family Center Y is offering Soccer Skills on Tuesdays for boys and girls ages 6-10. Contact Program Director Matt Bove at 410-848-3660 ext. 227 or http://www.ymaryland.org.

The Hill Family Center Y is taking registration for Indoor Soccer League for ages 4-5 and 6-8 playing on Saturdays beginning Jan. 11. The soccer league runs for 8 weeks. Volunteer coaches are needed to help with teams. Contact Program Director Matt Bove at 410-848-3660 ext. 227 or http://www.ymaryland.org.

The Hill Family Center Y is offering Kinder Kicks soccer on Wednesdays for boys and girls ages 3-5. Contact Program Director Matt Bove at 410-848-3660 ext. 227 or http://www.ymaryland.org.

Softball

Charles Carroll Softball Registrations will be held on Jan. 11, Jan. 25, and February 1 from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 noon at Charles Carroll ES. Contact Rick Leishear at

or Jon Schmitt at

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The Complete Windmill Pitching Clinic is a fast-pitch clinic for girls of all ages on the art of fast-pitch pitching for beginners and experienced pitchers. Clinic will be held on Saturdays through February 22, 2014. Call 410-374-6614 for cost and additional details or e-mail

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Finksburg Softball is holding registrations for the spring 2014 Recreational Fast-pitch Softball Leagues (ages 6-14) on-line at

. A limited walk-in registration will be held on Jan. 18 and 25 at Roaring Run Park in Finksburg from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Email Mat Tiahrt at 410-840-0133 or

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Freedom Optimist Softball is holding their walk-up registration will be held for Girls Rec League for the Spring 2014 Season on Jan. 11 and 18 from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. at the Freedom Optimist Hall. Online Registration at no additional cost from Jan. 1-31 at farc.sportssignup.com. Late Registration Feb. 1-Apr. 1 online only at farc.sportssignup.com (a late registration fee will be included). Girls' Rec. Softball Divisions for Pre K-Kindergarten, 1-2 grade, 3-5 grade, 6-8 grade, and 9-12 grade. Practice begins in March with season running April - June.

The Freedom Optimist Softball is looking for persons interested in umpiring. Email

. Classes will be Sundays in March.

The Freedom Optimist Softball organization is holding free pitching, hitting and fielding clinics in Feb., Mar., and Apr. - go to

for exact dates and times- sign up at walk-in registration or email us at fdosoftball.com.

For information on the Freedom Firebirds travel softball program, contact 410-795-2782 mailbox #8 or email us at

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For information on the Freedom Optimist Softball program's Adult Leagues email

. All online registration at farc.sportssignup.com.

Freedom Optimist Softball program's Adult Coed Slow Pitch fun league for ages 16 and older will have registrations online by team only in Feb. and Mar. Season runs Apr.-July. Managers meeting Mar. 2. Adult Coed Fast-pitch Competitive league for Adults 18 and older. Registration by team or individual. Season runs Tue. and Fri. May - July. Women's Slow-pitch A league for ages 16 and older. Registration Online by team or individual in Apr. and May. Managers Meeting May 5. Season runs Wed., June-July. Call 410-795-2782 or

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Freedom Optimist is holding an Adult Coed Kickball fun league for ages 16 and older. Registration Online by team or individual in Feb. and Mar. Managers Meeting Mar. 3, Season runs Wed. April- May. Call 410-795-2782 or

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McDaniel College softball team is hosting a number of events and clinics. Winter pitching clinics held on Saturdays in Dec. and Jan.; and winter RINGOR skills clinic on Feb. 9 and 16. Go to http://www.greenterrorsoftballcamps.com.

NC Fury is looking for girls 16/18U to play tournaments. Call for an evaluation not a tryout. Teams will compete at the "Open" level of competition. Indoor clinic is conducted from Jan.-Mar. 2014 and is free to all registrants. Call 410-374-6614 or e-mail

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The North Carroll Hotshots Girls Fast-pitch Softball Program is accepting registrations for the 2014 softball season for travel and recreation teams. Age groups include 6U, 8U, 10U, 12U, 14U, and 16/18U. Register at

or the North Carroll Recreation Council website. Teams at various levels of softball for all players. Winter clinics available for players in the program. Contact Mike at 410-259-7426 or

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The North Carroll Hotshots Fast-pitch Softball Program will be conducting pitching clinics starting in January. Beginners and experienced pitchers are welcome to join. Instruction will be held at Hampstead ES at various days and times. Go to

or 410-259-7426.

The North Carroll Hotshots Softball Program is looking for a few players to join 16U Travel Tournament team. The team will be competing in various levels of tournament play including Showcases, States and World Series formats. Contact Mike at 410-259-7426 or

to arrange a private tryout.

Westminster Jaycees Girls Softball League is holding registration at the West MS Cafeteria on Jan. 11 and 18 from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. with Snow Date Jan. 25 from 10-2. First year players bring a copy of your birth certificate. Go to

or contact Herb Eyler at 443-375-6995.

The Winfield Youth Softball In-House Fast-pitch provides softball opportunities for girls in grades K-8. The In-house program is divided into three leagues (K-1 coach pitch, grades 2-4 machine pitch and grades 5-8 girls pitch). Online registrations on-going at

. Registrations and uniform sizing in the South Carroll HS lobby on Jan. 4 and 25 from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. and Jan. 15 from 6-9:00 p.m. K-1 ($50), grades 2-4 ($70), and grades 5-8 ($85). Contact Tim Sanders at 443-745-1356 or via email at

or Dave Becker at 443-250-9353 or via e-mail at

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The Y of Central Maryland Hill Family Center Y is offering Little Softball on Wednesday mornings 11-11:45 a.m. for girls ages 6-8. Contact Matt Bove 410-848-3660 ext. 227 or visit us at ymaryland.org.

Sports Day

The Hill Family Center Y is offering Sports Day Out on Jan. 20-21, 7:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. for ages 5-12. Contact Program Director Matt Bove at 410-848-3660 ext. 227 or http://www.ymaryland.org.

Swimming

The Carroll Aquatics Tiger Sharks (CATS) Swim Team, a part of Carroll Aquatics Swim Club at Four Seasons Sports Complex is accepting new & returning swimmer registrations for 2013-14. Swimmers age 5 to 21, from Novice to National ability, swimming 2 to 6 practices per week. Information and registration is available online at

; or email us at

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The Carroll Aquatics Swim Club Swim School at Four Seasons is holding online swim lesson registrations for ongoing classes. Each session of classes has 8 lessons. Instruction for children of all ages and abilities, each class is designed to focus on the individual skills. Go to

or contact aquatics office at 410-871-4330 (please leave a message).

The Carroll Aquatics Swim Club at Four Seasons is a summer "rec" swim team, the only outdoor heated pool in Carroll County. Our recreation team provides a fun and competitive atmosphere for swimmers of all abilities (swimmers must be able to run and swim the length of the 25 meter pool with face in the water). For registration and fee schedule contact us at

or visit our website at http://www.CarrollAquatics.com.

The Y of Central Maryland is holding Water Exercise classes Monday-Friday and Saturday mornings for all ages and ability level. Classes are held in both deep and shallow water, various times during the day are offered. Register at

or at the Hill Family Center Y. Call Kim Capone, Swim Director 410-848-3660.

The Y of Central Maryland is hosting a Parent/Child Swim Program. Classes teach how to have fun in the water safely with your 6 month through 36 month old child. Classes are instructor led and use water games and songs to teach basic swimming and water safety skills. Register at

or at the Hill Family Center Y. Call Kim Capone, Swim Director 410-848-3660.

Tennis

The Baltimore Tennis Patrons will be forming Fall and Winter indoor and instructional tennis programs for Carroll County boys and girls in grades 4-12, post-beginner through tournament levels. Travel team home matches will be played at Carroll Tennis Center; instructional programs at Forty West Racquet Club, Cross Keys Tennis Club and Bare Hills Tennis and Fitness. Call 410-296-2100 or email

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Track and Field

The Westminster Track Club is open to athletes ages 6-14. Athletes interested in a spring recreational track and field youth program should check out

for more information about our program. Coaches refer to the Contact Info located on our website.

Volleyball

Carroll Indoor Sports Center will be holding volleyball clinics and scrimmage leagues. The camps are run by Michele Crouse and Amy Meyer. Camp will involve skills, drills and instruction. Spring Session is Mondays 3/3-4/28. Classes begin at 5:30, 6:30 or 7:30 depending on ability level. Clinic is open to grades 3-12 and is $100 per session. Call 410-857-5098 or go to http://www.carroll-indoor.com.

Eastcoast Elite Volleyball Club announces tryouts for its 13 and 16 year-old teams. Contact

or go to http://www.eteamz.com/eastcoastvolleyball/.

4 Seasons Sports Complex is now receiving registrations for a Coed Adult Volleyball League. Call Tim Lineau at 410-239-3366 or go to http://www.4seasonssportscomplex.com.

Girls Freedom Youth Volleyball will be held at the South Carroll Senior and Community Center. Intermediate girls play on Monday and beginners on Wednesday. Cost is $75 per participant for eight weeks of play. Contact

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North Carroll Rec. Council is sponsoring adult volleyball drop-in program. Games will be played Monday nights at Manchester ES from 8-10 p.m. Registration is $10 for the year. Contact Jim Lutz at 410-239-2675.

Spike It! Volleyball is a 7 week volleyball program at Liberty Christian School consisting of clinic, scrimmage and league play for girls and boys grades 6-12. Players are divided based on ability. Program runs Jan. 28-Mar. 11 on Tuesday nights. Beginners from 5:30-6:45, intermediates 6:45-8:00 and advanced 8:00-9:15. $75.00 per player includes Spike It! T-Shirt. Registration is limited. Call David Trumbo 410-795-4961 or E-mail at

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Yoga

Dancing Made Easy in Westminster is taking registration for Yoga classes. Classes meet 9:15-10:15 a.m. on Wednesday Call Lynette at 443-864-7546 for more information.

Freedom Fitness is offering a child and adult partner yoga class with music and movement appropriate for children ages four and up. One child per adult and parent/guardian must participate. Cost is $99 per pair and babysitting provided for younger siblings. Contact 410-795-9101 or

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The Y of Central Maryland is taking registration for adult and family yoga programs including beginner, hatha, integrative, power, Mommy and Me, and prenatal classes. Call Tina Antkowiak 410-848-3660 ext. 232 or go to http://www.ymaryland.org.

The Y of Central Maryland Carroll Co Center is offering Kids Yoga programs for youth 4-6 yrs on Mondays and 7-9 yrs. on Fridays. Adult yoga classes morning, night and weekends. Contact Tina Antkowiak 410-848-3660 ext. 232 or go to http://www.ymaryland.org.

Morning Breeze Yoga Studio offers classes for Gentle, Beginner and Continuing Students. For information about those classes or information on Therapeutic Yoga for Fibromyalgia, MS, Lupus, Rehabilitation, etc. contact Jennifer Lerche at 800-847-1273, email

or visit the website at http://www.morningbreezeyoga.com.

Westminster Family Center announces its Yoga classes every day. Stop by the Family Center for our updated schedule or access

. Those with questions can call 410-751-5501.

Youth Yoga Classes will be held at Sykesville Middle School on Mondays from 3:20-4:20 p.m., and Piney Ridge Elementary School on Tuesdays from 4-5 p.m. For information and registration call 410-795-9101 or

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