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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.

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 pm and Saturday mornings at 10:15 am. You do not need to be a member to join. Go to http://www.4seasonssportscomplex.com 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 TLCabc123@aol.com.

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 cox@freedomfitness.info.

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 TLCabc123@aol.com.

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 cox@freedomfitness.info.

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.

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 http://www.westgov.com, 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 months-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 sscibek@comcast.net.

Baseball

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Charles Carroll Baseball Sign-ups will be held Jan. 12, 19, and 26 from 9:00 a.m.-noon at the Charles Carroll ES cafeteria. Contact Rob Brown at coachrobccrc@verizon.net or call 410-346-2277.

Finksburg Travel Baseball announces Open Tryouts for 8-16U for the 2013 Season. Go to http://www.FinksburgBaseball.com or Email Mark Golberg at MGolberg20@aol.com.

The Manchester Blue Sox 10U and 12U Travel Baseball teams are looking for a few more players to complete their rosters for the 2013 Spring season. Travel teams will participate in the MABA baseball leagues. Go to http://www.manchesterbaseball.org or contact Jackie Barlow at manchesterbaseballassociation@gmail.com for additional information.

McDaniel will be having a winter youth baseball clinic for ages 9-15 on Jan. 27 at 1:00. Cost is $50. Go to http://www.mcdaniel.edu under the athletic/baseball "more" links for registration information.

Basketball

Central MD Attitude Girls Basketball will be holding tryouts in January and February for the AAU Spring and Summer tournament season. Go to http://www.attitudehoops.com for details on grade level dates and times. Contact Ray Vernon at rvernon3@att.net with any questions.

The Westminster Family Center offers Pick-up Basketball four times a week; Tuesday and Thursday at noon; Tuesday at 6 p.m. and Wednesday at 5 p.m. Non-members are welcome at $5 per person. Call 410-751-5501 or go to http://www.westgov.com and click on the parks and recreation tab; then the Family Center arrow; then click on the highlighted Group Fitness Schedule.

Westminster Elks 2277 is holding the annual lodge hoop shoot at McDaniel College Jan. 12 at 5:00 p.m. following the home men's basketball game at the Gill Center. There will be two divisions -- boys and girls -- and three categories in each division. Contestants' age groups will be determined by their age as of April 1, 2013. There are six age groups: one for each boys and girls in ages 8-9, 10-11, and 12-13. Boys and Girls in the 8-9 age categories may shoot four feet in front of the regulation foul line. Contestants must be 8 years old as of April 1, 2013 and under the age limit will be ineligible to participate. Call 410-599-1319 or email at ppopielski@bcps.org.

The Y of Central Maryland Hill Family Center Y is offering Bitty Basketball on Thursdays 5:00-5:45 pm, Wednesdays at 10:00-10:45 am and Saturdays 9:30-10:15 am for boys/girls ages 3-5. Contact Program Director Matt Bove at 410-848-3660 ext. 227 or visit us at ymaryland.org.

The Y of Central Maryland Hill Family Center Y is offering Basketball Skills on Mondays 5:45-6:30 pm for boys/girls ages 5-7. Contact Program Director Matt Bove at 410-848-3660 ext. 227 or visit us at ymaryland.org.

Crossfit Training

RxFit Strong Medicine offers CrossFit training and elite fitness based on equal parts gymnastics, sprinting, weight lifting and Olympic lifting. Call 443-375-2319 or email richgruber@hotmail.com.

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.

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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.

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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 peggier@att.net 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 http://www.fullmoonfarm.com 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 http://www.sweetrockstables.com, contact Roxy Baldwin 410-374-3870 or email info@sweetrockstables.com.

Football

All boys ages 14 /15 interested in playing indoor football, no weight limit full contact call Mark Green call 443-577-7854 for more information. The Carroll County Crushing Crows 2013 season begins in March and the team plays indoor football at Carroll Indoor Sports Center in Westminster. Practices are on Fridays at Four Seasons and the games are played on the weekends.


Gymnastics

The Y of Central Maryland Hill Family Center Y is offering Miniastics on Wednesday evenings 5:30-6:05 and Saturday mornings 10:00-10:35 am for boys and girls ages 3-5. Contact Matt Bove 410-848-3660 ext. 227 or visit us at ymaryland.org.

Home School Gym

The Y of Central Maryland Carroll County Center is offering Home School PE on Thursday afternoons for ages 4-8 yrs old 1:30-2:30 pm and 9-14 yrs old 2:30-3:30 p.m. starting September. For more information please contact Program Director Matt Bove @ 410-848-3660 ext. 227 or visit us at ymaryland.org.

The Y of Central Maryland Hill Family Center Y is offering Home School PE on Thursday afternoons 1:30-2:30 for boys & girls ages 5-12. For more information please contact Program Director Matt Bove @ 410-848-3660 ext. 227 or visit us at ymaryland.org.

Ice Hockey

Boys and girls 6-8 years old are invited to join the Baltimore Youth Hockey Club - the Baltimore Stars for boys, the Susquehanna Rapids for girls. Cost is $99 for a starter program. Registration is now open and slots are limited. Call 410-323-8243 or go to http://www.byhc.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.

Martial Arts

The Shorinjiryu School, Morning Star Martial Arts, a nonprofit equal opportunity martial arts school offers classes in Shorijiryu Karate on Monday and Wednesday evenings at Sykesville MS. Classes are at 6:15 p.m. for ages 5 and older, and 7 p.m. for ages 8 through adult. Contact 443-280-9113 or go to http://www.shorinjiryuschool.com.

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.

Jo-Do, the Art of the Walking Stick, The Shorinjiryu School, Morning Star Martial Arts, a nonprofit equal opportunity martial arts school offers training in the art of the 4-foot staff at Sykesville Middle School each Wednesday evening at 8 p.m. Call 443-280-9113 or go to http://www.shorinjiryuschool.com.

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 Mon. and Thurs. at 7:00 p.m. at St. Stephens Reformed Episcopal Church in Eldersburg. Contact danhysonom@gmail.com.

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

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 http://www.4seasonssportscomplex.com for details.

The Y of Central Maryland Hill Family Center Y is offering Sports Mix class on Thursday mornings 10:00-10:45 am and Friday evenings 5:45-6:30 for boys/girls ages 3-5. Contact Program Director Matt Bove 410-848-3660 ext. 227 or visit us at ymaryland.org.

The Y of Central Maryland Hill Family Center Y is offering Family Sports Mix "parent/child class" on Tuesday evenings 6:00-6:40 pm and Saturday mornings 10:20-11:00 am for boys/girls ages 3-5. Contact Program Director Matt Bove 410-848-3660 ext. 227 or visit us at ymaryland.org.

The Y of Central Maryland Hill Family Center Y is taking registration for Home School PE for ages for ages 4-8 1:30-2:30 & 9-12 2:30-3:30 on Thursday afternoons. Contact Program Director Matt Bove at 410-848-3660 ext. 227 or visit us at ymaryland.org.

The Y of Central Maryland Hill Family Center Y is offering Toddler Time on Tuesday and Thursday mornings 11:35-12:05 for ages 10 months-3yrs "parent/child class". Contact Program Director Matt Bove at 410-848-3660 ext. 227 or visit us at ymaryland.org.

The Y of Central Maryland Hill Family Center Y is offering Miniastics on Saturday mornings 11:30-12:15 pm for boys and girls ages 3-5. For more information please contact Program Director Matt Bove @ 410-848-3660 ext. 227 or visit us at ymaryland.org.

The Y of Central Maryland Hill Family Center Y is offering Sports Day Out on Tuesday, Nov. 16 7:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m. for boys and girls ages 3-5. Contact Program Director Matt Bove at 410-848-3660 ext. 227 or visit us at ymaryland.org.

The Y of Central Maryland Hill Family Center Y is offering Toddler Sports "parent/child class" on Friday mornings 10:15-10:50 AM for boys and girls ages 2-3. Contact Matt Bove 410-848-3660 ext. 227 or visit us at ymaryland.org.

The Y of Central Maryland Hill Family Center Y is offering Punk Rope® promotes play, rope jumping, and great music, and to obliterate sedentary living. Thurs. 6:30-7:10 p.m. for ages 6-12yrs. Contact Matt Bove 410-848-3660 ext. 227 or visit us at ymaryland.org.

Referee Certification

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The Old Line Board of Soccer Officials (OLBSOA) will sponsor an entry-level soccer referee certification course at Westminster HS on six dates between Jan. 27 and Mar. 10. The course leads to certification as United States Soccer Federation (USSF) Grade 8 referees. Participants should bring a notebook, writing materials, and a check for $30 (which covers the course material and instructor fees) to the first session. Go to http://www.marylandreferees.com or contact Ross Burbage at http://www.oldlinereferees.org or by phone 410-848-2846.

Rugby

West Carroll Marauders Rugby Club is fielding a High School Girls team and a High School Boys team for the Spring season. No experience needed, our Certified Coaches will train you Accepting players from all area high schools. Registration on Jan. 9 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Community Meeting Room in New Windsor. Cost is $170.00. Indoor practices will be held at the Ag Center on Tue/Thu. beginning Jan 15. Contact Brad Rockwood 410-775-1506 or go to http://www.westcarrollrugby.com.

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.

The Fifth Annual Maryland Half Marathon to benefit the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center will be held on May 11, in the Maple Lawn community of Howard County. Registration for the 13.1-mile race is now open at http://www.mdhalfmarathon.com.

The Y of Central Maryland Hill Center in Carroll County is offering Y Girls Empowered running program for girls grades 6-8 Tue. and Thu. from 4:15-5:15 p.m. Contact Tina Antkowiak at 410-848-3660 ext. 232 or go to http://www.ymaryland.org.

Soccer

The Y of Central Maryland Hill Family Center Y is offering Kinder Kicks soccer on Tuesdays 10:00-10:45 am and Wednesdays 5:30-6:15 pm for boys/girls ages 3-5. Contact Program Director Matt Bove at 410-848-3660 ext. 227 or visit us at ymaryland.org.

The Y of Central Maryland Hill Family Center Y is taking registration for Indoor Soccer for ages for ages 4-5 and 6-8 playing on Saturdays beginning in January. Contact Program Director Matt Bove at 410-848-3660 ext. 227 or visit us at ymaryland.org.

Softball

A men's 50+ senior softball team located in Gettysburg is looking for players 50 and over to participate in senior softball tournaments for the 2012 season. Call Bill Benton at 717-334-5249 or email pammyb2160@yahoo.com.

Charles Carroll Softball Sign-ups will be held Jan. 12, 19, and 26 from 9:00 a.m.-noon at the Charles Carroll ES cafeteria. Contact Talara Kumrow at talara001@aol.com or Sue Murphy at bns_Murphy@comcast.net.

Freedom Optimist is holding walk-up registrations for Girls Recreation, Girls Travel(Freedom Firebirds), Adult Coed Slow-pitch, Women's Slow-pitch, and Adult Coed Fast-pitch Softball on Jan. 12, and 19 from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. at the Freedom Optimist Hall. Online Registration (Girls Recreation only) January 1-31 at http://www.fdosoftball.com. Contact 410-795-2782 (#2) for information on Recreation, Travel (#8), Adult Co-ed Slow-pitch or Fast-pitch and Women's Slow Pitch (#5) or email fdosoftball@gmail.com.

The Hampstead Fury will be conducting sign-ups for ages 4-14 on Jan. 11, and 25, Feb. 8 and 15 at the Spring Garden ES gym for the 2013 softball season. Times are 5:30-7:00 p.m. The shortcake program (ages 4-6) offered is learning clinic/games and the other ages will play in a league. Call Edith at 410-374-6614 or e-mail ncgfp@erols.com or go to http://www.erols.com/ncgfp.

There will be a fast-pitch catcher's clinic for girls of all ages and experience on Saturdays Jan. 5, 12, 19, and 26 from 3-4:30 p.m. Catchers will learn blocking, framing, bunt coverage, throwing, passed balls, backing up, calling the game, signals and much more. Catchers must provide their own equipment. Call 410-374-6614 or e-mail ncgfp@erols.com. Registrations are due by Dec 31.

The North Carroll Hotshots Fast-pitch Softball Club pitching clinics are now accepting registration for new and experienced pitchers for the 2013 softball season.Clinic will be offered on Saturday mornings in 1 hour increments starting at 8am thru 11am.The Saturday clinic will be instructed by Buddy Widerman.There will also be a Thursday evening clinc offered in 1 hour increments starting at 6-8:00 p.m. All clinics will be held at Hampstead ES and cost is $120/per session. Each session is 6 weeks and will be offered from Jan thru March. Register at http://www.ncrchotshots.org or contact Mike at 4102597426 or thummp1616@aol.com

The North Carroll Hotshots Fast-pitch Softball Club are now accepting registration for our 2013 season for travel, recreation and showcase tournament teams. Registration is being accepted for our recreation and travel teams and all players will be evaluated. For players registering at this time our Skills Clinic is included in your registration. Go to http://www.ncrchotshots.org or contact Mike at 410-259-7426 or thummp1616@aol.com.

The North Carroll Hotshots are still looking for players to join our tournament travel teams at the following age groups for the upcoming season,10u/12u/14u/16u/18u.The Hotshots offers players the chance to compete at all levels of tournament play. Go to http://www.ncrchotshots.org or contact Mike at 4102597426 or thummp1616@aol.com.

The North Carroll Hotshots Fast-pitch Softball Club is looking for players to play for an Adult Women's Travel Team. The team will play in 3-4 tournaments during the summer for college and travel players wanting to continue playing at a competitive level. Contact Mike at 410-259-7426 or thhummp1616@aol.com.

The Complete Windmill Pitching Clinic will be held on Saturdays from Oct. 20-Feb. 23 under the direction of Coach John L. Ballard, Sr. CPI, Amateur Softball Association Clinician, former pitcher, high school coach, and college instructor. Each pitcher is required to provide a responsible catcher that are welcome at no charge and will be provided basic instruction in catching. All necessary supplies and equipment provided. Call 410-374-6614 for cost and additional details or e-mail ncgfp@erols.com.

Westminster Rockets Fast-pitch Softball is holding tryouts for the spring season. If you are 12-14 and interested in playing fast-pitch softball, the Westminster Rockets are looking for a few players to finalize their roster. Contact Laurie Brewer at 410-236-1571.

Winfield Sting Fast-pitch Softball is looking for players for the 10U, 12U, 14U, and 16/18U teams to fill out the rosters for the spring/summer season. It is a C-level program that will participate in the Central Maryland League and will play in 3-4 tournaments. Contact Dwayne Knight at 443-536-9324 or dknight2724@gmail.com.

The Winfield Youth Softball Organization's In-House fast-pitch program for girls in grades K - 8. Contact Dave Becker at 410-875-9422 or e-mail dbeckerc@aol.com. Online registration at http://www.wfyso.com starting now or in-person registration in the South Carroll HS Lobby on Jan. 26 from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. and Jan. 14 from 6-8:00 p.m. Cost is $50 (K-1), $70 (2-4), and $85 (5-8). Coaches Mtg Feb. 20 at Ledo's Eldersburg at 7:00 p.m.; Parents' Mtg. Mar. 5 at SCHS Café at 7:00 p.m. Practices Start: Week of Mar. 18.

The Y of Central Maryland Hill Family Center Y is offering Little Softball on Wednesday mornings 11:00-11:45 am for girls ages 6-8. Contact Matt Bove 410-848-3660 ext. 227 or visit us at ymaryland.org.

Swimming

The Carroll Aquatics Tiger Sharks (CATS) Swim Team at Four Seasons Sports Complex is accepting new and returning swimmer registrations for 2012. Swimmers age 5 to 21, from Novice to National ability, swimming 2-6 practices per week. CATS is a year-round swim team. Go to http://www.CarrollAquatics.com, email CATS.Swimming@gmail.com or contact Mike Kremer at 410-848-9806.

Carroll Aquatics Swim Club Swim School at Four Seasons online swim lesson registrations are being accepted for Winter classes. Mon/Wed, Tu/Th, or Sat-only classes are available. Instruction for children of all ages and abilities. Go to http://www.CarrollAquatics.com; or email us at Lessons@CarrollAquatics.com or contact Swim School Director Kristen Poff at (443) 220-6705.

The Green Terror Aquatic Club is currently registering new members for the ongoing 2012-2013 season. The GTAC offers a developmental program, which runs from September through May, although new swimmers are encouraged to join throughout the season. Workouts are offered on a one, two, or three day-a-week schedule. Both competitive, and non-competitive tracks are offered. Contact Jeff Hiestand at 410-386-4616 or coach.jef@gmail.com.

The Y of Central MD Carroll County is offering Water Adjustment classes for children 6 months-3 years. Parents in the pool. 35 minutes for seven meetings. Contact Courtney Ayres at 410-848-3660, ext. 233 or go to http://www.ymaryland.org.

The Y of Central Maryland Carroll Co Center has registration for its Fall Adult aquatics classes. A variety of classes will be offered for all ages including Masters Swimming and Swim Fit for those interested in a high intensity workout that includes lap swimming, breathing techniques, and stroke improvement. Contact Courtney Ayres at 410-848-3660, ext. 233 or go to http://www.ymaryland.org.

The Y of Central Maryland is offering Group Progressive Swim Lessons for youth ages 3-12 that focus on skill development and aquatics fun. There are a variety of class options and classes run 35 minutes for seven meetings. Contact Courtney Ayres at 410-848-3660, ext. 233 or go to http://www.ymaryland.org.

The Y of Central Maryland Hill Family Center Y is offering stroke technique clinics on Monday evenings throughout the Summer Session from 5:45-6:45 p.m. at $10/clinic for members and $15/clinic for non-members. Call Aquatics Director, Courtney Ayres, for more information at 410-848-3660 x 233.

Target Shoot

Dug Hill Rod and Gun Club will hold a .410 shoot on Jan. 6, cash and meat prizes. Shoot at 20 yards. Sign up at 9:00 a.m. Shoot starts at 10. Stock guns only, no scopes.

Dug Hill Rod and Gun Club will hold a 20 ga. Shoot on Jan. 19. Cash and meat prizes, shoot at 20yds. Sign up is at 5 p.m.; shoot starts at 6. No scopes, guns to be gauged at .575. One special meat round.

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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 tennis@tennispatrons.org.

Track and Field

Excel Track and Field is looking for athletes for their youth program. Athletes interested in track and field can also go on line at http://www.exceltrackclub.com to get membership information, fees, applications and other information about our program. Call coach Woody Kocher at ewkocher@comcast.net.

Volleyball

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 stephaniesmith811@gmail.com.

North Carroll Rec. Council is sponsoring adult volleyball drop-in program. Games will be played Mon. nights at Manchester ES from 8-10:00 p.m. Registration is $10 for the year. Contact Jim Lutz at 410-239-2675.

The 14th annual Spike It! Volleyball League and Clinic for girls and boys in grades 6-12 will be held for 7 weeks starting on Jan. 29 for Beginners (5:30-6:45 p.m.), Intermediates (JV and Middle School Club Players - 6:45-8:00 p.m.), and Advanced (Varsity High School Players - 8-9:15 p.m.). Spike It! will be held on Jan. 29, Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26 and Mar. 5 and 12 in the Liberty Christian Gymnasium. $75 includes a clinic T-Shirt. Registration will run through Jan. 29. Applications at the Eldersburg Branch of the Carroll County Library or email Clinic Coordinator Dave Trumbo at dhtrum1@aol.com or 410-795-4961.

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 cox@freedomfitness.info.

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 Jennifer@morningbreezeyoga.com 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 http://www.westgov.com/assets/Graphics/Groupfitnessschedule.doc. 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 TLCabc123@aol.com.





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