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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 Y of Central Maryland is offering Music and Movement on Mon. 9:30-10:15 a.m. for boys and girls ages 3-5. Contact Program Director Matt Bove at 410-848-3660 ext. 227 or go to http://www.ymaryland.org.

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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

Finksburg Lions Travel Baseball is currently holding Tryouts for ages 10-16 for the 2014 season. Visit

for tryout dates.

Finksburg Lions Travel Baseball is looking for players for their 10U and 14U teams for the 2014 season. Email Mark Golberg at

for more details.

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.

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 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.

Freedom Area Basketball League is holding online registration for the winter basketball season at

. Grades K-2 ($60), Grades 3-12 ($110). Go to above website or e-mail

. Late registration begins Aug. 19.

The Hill Family Center Y is offering Bitty Basketball on Tuesdays 10:00-10:45 a.m. for boys & girls ages 3-5. Contact Program Director Matt Bove at 410-848-3660 ext. 227 or go to ymaryland.org.

The Hill Family Center Y is offering Basketball Skills on Thursdays 5:30-6:15 p.m. for boys and girls ages 6-10. Contact Program Director Matt Bove at 410-848-3660 ext. 227 or go to ymaryland.org.

The Y of Central Maryland is taking registration on Oct. 28 for Winter Basketball League ages 5-7 coed playing on Mondays beginning in Jan. Contact Program Director Matt Bove at 410-848-3660 ext. 227 or go to http://www.ymaryland.org.

McDaniel College Men's Basketball team will be hosting a skills clinic on Nov. 2 from 6-90 p.m. for boys and girls ages 6-17. Cost is $20 and includes a T-shirt. Contact men's basketball coach Kevin Curley at

or 410-857-2573.

McDaniel College Women's Basketball team is holding the Thanksgiving Tip-Off Mixer on Nov. 29-30 for Boys and Girls' in grades 4-8 for Travel Teams and AAU teams playing up. $250 with $25 discount before Oct. 20 and multiple team discount available. Three game guarantee. Contact Phil Popielski at 410-599-1319 or

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McDaniel College Women's Basketball is hosting the Holiday on the Hill Basketball Tournament on Dec. 29-30 at the Gill Center and Westminster HS for boys and girls in grades 4-8 with travel and AAU teams that play up. $250 includes three game guarantee, $225 for registration by Dec. 10 and $200 for multiple teams per organization. Contact Phil Popielski at 410-599-1319 or

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Phil Popielski's Basketball Skills Shooting Clinic will be held at McDaniel College on Dec. 26 from 9:00 a.m.-Noon. $20.00/ Camper includes shooting instruction verbally and on tape, a shirt, and campers will participate in a mock Elk's Hoop Shoot. Team discounts are available. Contact McDaniel Assistant Coach Phil Popielski at 410-599-1319 or

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York Unity Girls AAU Basketball program now accepting online registration for girls currently in 7th grade that want to play travel basketball at the national level and girls in grades 10-12 looking to play at the college level. Go to

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Basketball Officials

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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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 Field Hockey is holding tryouts at Four Seasons Sports Complex for the 2013-2014 Indoor Season for U12 and U14 on Oct. 29 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. and Oct. 30 from 5-6:30 p.m. Go to

or call Gayle 443-244-7196 or

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Majestx Club Indoor Field Hockey will be holding U16, U19 tryouts at Four Seasons Sports Complex on Nov. 5 from 4:00-5:30 p.m., Nov 6. from 4:30-6:30 p.m., Nov. 12 from 4:00-5:30 p.m. and Nov. 13 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. All tryouts are for field players and goalies. Go to

and click under tournament information or call Gayle at 443.244.7196 or

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Football

The Hill Family Center Y is offering Pee Wee Passers on Wednesdays 6:20-7:05 p.m. for boys and girls ages 3-5. Contact Program Director Matt Bove at 410-848-3660 ext. 227 or go to ymaryland.org.

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

The Hill Family Center Y is offering Miniastics on Saturdays 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. for boys and girls ages 3-5. Contact Program Director Matt Bove at 410-848-3660 ext. 227 or go to ymaryland.org.

Home School Gym

The Hill Family Center Y is offering Home School PE on Thursdays 1:30-2:30 pm for boys and girls ages 5-12. Contact Program Director Matt Bove at 410-848-3660 ext. 227 or go to 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.

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. Two sessions on Tuesdays from 4-5:30 p.m.. Sessions Nov. 12-Dec. 10 and 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. Sessions run Nov. 13-Dec. 11 and Jan. 8-Feb. 5. $100 for one session or $180 for both.Call 410-857-5098 or go to http://www.carroll-indoor.com.

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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.

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.

Gonzo girls' lacrosse is looking for girls in grades 5-7 that are interested in playing for a Summer tournament club. Tryouts Oct. 27 and Nov. 10 at Hampstead Municipal Park from 10:00 a.m.-noon. Practices in May and team plays 4-5 tournaments in June and early July. Call John Brown @ 443-324-5844 or email

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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

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 Sports Mix class on Thursdays 10:00-10:45 a.m. and Tuesdays 5:45-6:30 p.m. for boys & girls ages 3-5. Contact Program Director Matt Bove at 410-848-3660 ext. 227 or go to ymaryland.org.

The Hill Family Center Y is offering Sports Mix class on Fridays 5:45-6:30 p.m. for boys and girls ages 6-10. Contact Program Director Matt Bove at 410-848-3660 ext. 227 or go to 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-3 years "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 p.m. for boys and girls ages 3-5. For more information please 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 a.m. for boys and girls ages 2-3. Contact Matt Bove 410-848-3660 ext. 227 or visit us at ymaryland.org.

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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. Thursday, 6:30-7:10 p.m. for ages 6-12 years. Contact Matt Bove 410-848-3660 ext. 227 or visit us at ymaryland.org.

The Hill Family Center Y is offering Sports Day Out on Sep. 5 and Oct. 18 from 7:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. for ages 6-12 yrs. Contact Program Director Matt Bove at 410-848-3660 ext. 227 or go to ymaryland.org.

Running

Arrows Cross Country registration is now open. Go to

or online registration

. Practices Tue/Thu, races on weekends. Registration fee includes entry to 3 area 5k races.

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 Y of Central Maryland's 2013 Turkey Trot Charity 5K Run/Walk will be held Nov. 28 at Carroll Community College at 7:00 a.m. Online $25; In-center $30; Race Day $35; Kids Fun Run $15. Packet pick-up from Nov. 25-28. Contact Mike Walters at 410-848-3660.

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

Soccer

Carroll Indoor Sports Center is running open co-ed indoor soccer drop-in Tuesday evenings for men and women over 16 until late September from 7:30-9:30 p.m. $7 at the door and open to the first 44 people each week.

Carroll Indoor Sports Center is now accepting registrations for our KickStarters youth indoor soccer clinics. Next session starts Nov. 9 for 6 weeks on Saturday mornings. $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. Session starts the second week of November. $100 for one session or $190 for two sessions and includes soccer jersey. Each session consists of 7games. 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 Y of Central Maryland is offering Kinder Kicks soccer on Tue. 10:00-10:45 a.m. and Wed. 5:30-6:15 p.m. for boys and girls ages 3-5. Contact Program Director Matt Bove at 410-848-3660 ext. 227 or go to http://www.ymaryland.org.

The Y of Central Maryland is offering Pee Wee Passers on Wed. 6:20-7:05 p.m. for boys and girls ages 3-5. Contact Program Director Matt Bove at 410-848-3660 ext. 227 or go to http://www.ymaryland.org.

The Y of Central Maryland is taking registration on Oct. 28 for Indoor Soccer for ages for ages 4-5 and 6-8 playing on Sat.'s beginning in Jan. Contact Program Director Matt Bove at 410-848-3660 ext. 227 or go to http://www.ymaryland.org.

Softball

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 from October 19 through February 22, 2014. Each pitcher is required to provide a responsible catcher. Catchers are welcome at no charge and will be provided basic instruction in catching. The clinic will provide all necessary supplies and equipment. Call 410-374-6614 for cost and additional details or e-mail

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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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North Carroll Hotshots Softball Program is inviting all pitchers to participate in pitching clinics starting in October to be held at Hampstead ES during the fall/winter season. Clinics will be conducted on various days by instructors Rick Eyler, Stacy Rand, and Buddy Widerman. Go to

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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.

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.

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

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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.

The Y of Central Maryland is hosting a Preschool Swim Program, with 35 min. swimming lessons Oct. 28-Dec. 22, This swim program is for 3-5 year old's learning for the first time or have swim experience, three levels of swim instruction are taught. 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 Youth Swim Program with 35 min. swimming lessons Oct. 28-Dec. 22 for children ages 6-12. Six levels of swim instruction are offered based on skill. 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. Fall Session is Mondays 9/9-10/28 and the Spring Session is Monday 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. Information session will be held Oct. 27 from 3-5:00 p.m. at the Gary J. Arthur Community Center in Cooksville. 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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Weightlifting

The 100% Raw Mid Maryland Open Bench Press Championships will be held at the Westminster Family Center on Oct. 26. Contact Scott Bixler at 443-789-9452 or

. Early entry deadline is Oct. 5.

Wrestling

Manchester Wrestling is holding registration for ages 5-15. Wrestlers will compete in the Maryland Junior Wrestling League and the Carroll Wrestling Association. Practices begin Nov. 12 and are Tue/Wed/Thur. from 6-8:00 p.m. in the wrestling rooms at North Carroll High School and Manchester Valley High School. Go to http://www.leaguelineup.com/manchesterwrestling. A copy of a birth certificate must be submitted with registration. Members $75, Non-members $85. No refunds after Dec. 1. Call Kenny Kiler at 443-340-5667 or Danny Thomas at 410-239-1423.

Warriors Wrestling Registration for boys 5-15 years old for the season that runs Nov.-Feb. with practices at South Carroll, Liberty, and Century high schools. Clinic, Recreational and Travel levels. Contact Steve Willingham at

or 410-861-6709.

The Westminster Mat Rats feature junior league wrestling from ages 5-14. Practices are held in the Winters Mill HS wrestling room. Elementary School-age wrestlers (or 3 or fewer years of experience) will practice on Tue/Thur nights from 6:30-8:00. Middle School-age wrestlers (or 4+ years of experience) will practice Mon/Wed from 6:30-8:15 p.m. Beginners will compete in the Carroll Wrestling Association along with optional tournaments. Experienced wrestlers will compete on the MSWA Tournament circuit along leading to the state championships in either the Advanced or Experienced divisions. First practices Nov. 5 and 6. Go to http://www.leaguelineup.com/matrats or contact John Lowe at

or 443-474-5646.

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

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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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