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Sports Calendar

July 13th, 2011 by Staff Report in Sports

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

This list is updated at least weekly. A short version including imminent events appears on Fridays in the sports section. Submit items by e-mail to sports@timesfreepress.com, by fax to 423-668-5049 or by mail to Sports Dept., Chattanooga Times Free Press, 400 E. 11th St., Chattanooga, TN 37403.

BASEBALL

  • Day camp at Fury Academy: July 14, 19 & 21, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., ages 12-under; $15. See www.furyacademy.net or just show up.

  • Fury Scenic City Classic powered by Under Armour: July 15-17, 15- & 16-under teams; 4-game guarantee, skills showcase; entry $400 & dozen baseballs. Contact Ruston Pierce at tnfurybaseball@gmail.com or 619-9488.

  • East Ridge youth fall signups: July 16, 23 & 30, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., East Ridge Community Center; $45.

  • Hixson youth fall signups: July 16, 23 & 30, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., concession stand between HYAA fields 4 & 7; ages 5-12; $50. See www.hixsonyaa.org.

  • Cyclones ages 13-18 tryouts: July 24, Cleveland State, 1-3 p.m. for 13-14, 3-5 p.m. for 15-18 fall 2011 & summer 2012 teams; $20 fee. Call 309-4995.

  • Prospect Watch tryout camp: Aug. 5, Bill Evans Field, College Park, Ga.; for 2011 college or 2010 independent or affiliated minor league pro players seeking minors or international placement this year. Call 404-869-7966.

  • Chattanooga State fall league: Aug. 11-29, games 5:30-7 & 7-8:30 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays; evaluations Aug. 8, 5 p.m.; players in grades 9-12, grouped on teams by age & ability; instruction from Chattanooga State coaching staff; $150 for returning player, $225 for 1st-timer. Call 697-2418.

  • Cleveland State fall tournaments: Sept. 10-11, 16- & 14-under high school & select teams (deadline Sept. 2), 3-game pool play, entry $300 & dozen balls; Sept. 17-18 (wood bat), 18-under high school & select teams (deadline Sept. 9), 4-game pool play, entry $350 & dozen balls. Contact Aaron Bryant at abryant@clevelandstatecc.edu or 473-2445.

  • Fury Academy lessons: New 12,000-square-foot, climate-controlled indoor facility with professional instructors available for pitching, hitting & defensive lessons plus strength/conditioning; open 7 days a week off I-75 near East Ridge. Call Coach Scott at 902-4011 or email furybb@gmail.com.

  • Team indoor rental, Fury facility: More than 7,500 square feet, 2026 Mack Smith Road; rates as low as $50 for 90 minutes; team instructor training available; other sports can use it, too. Contact Alan at 1101aw@comcast.net or 488-6186.

  • Burke's Sports Academy instruction: Private hitting, pitching & skills lessons year-round for ages 5-18. Call Marvin Burke at 894-4293 or see www.pitchhit.com.

  • "Quicker, faster, stronger" camp: Monday-Friday daily sessions; ages 7-older; $35 a week, unlimited sessions. Call 870-1200.

  • Lessons for high school pitchers: Taught by former University of Tennessee pitcher Zane Stone; individual & group rates to improve and sharpen skills. Call 240-3337 or email zanecstone@yahoo.com.

  • Game Day Fundraiser implementation: See www.eliteteamservices.net for how to earn up to 75 percent profit with 2-week projects. Call 706-508-4755.

BASKETBALL

  • Jimmy Braddock Camp at Grace Academy: July 18-22, 9 a.m.-noon; boys & girls; $90. Print application by clicking on "basketball forms" at graceathletics.com or call 892-8224.

  • McCallie School camps: July 18-22, grades 5-9, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., $210; July 25-29, grades 2-5, 9 a.m.-noon, $160/$170; Register at summer.mccallie.org or call 493-5886.

  • TN Swarm AAU girls: Seeking players in grades 4-5. Contact Bryan Kile at bryanyd@msn.com or 423-435-5818.

  • Elite AAU boys tryouts: Players sought; ages 11-15. Call 314-4230 or 544-4685.

  • Georgia Longhorns boys program: 3rd-grade (9-under) team seeking 2 players to fill roster; 6th-grade (12-u) team seeking post players. Contact Stacy Pardee at spardee@whitfield.k12.ga.us or 706-483-7246.

  • Lady Mustangs AAU signups: Seeking grades 6-7 girls. Contact Jack Skelton at jackskelton@hotmail.com or 593-1736.

  • Ages 13-15 AAU girls team tryouts: Call Johnny at 618-2647.

  • Personal training: By successful college coach Melvin Williams; boys & girls ages 7-18, individuals or small groups. Call Coach Williams at 322-5939.

  • Individual lessons: For boys & girls in grades 6-12. Call Grover Levy at 931-636-7311 or see www.askthepositivecoach.com.

  • Personal professional-level training: All ages, boys & girls, taught by current pro player. Call Tony Doyley at 308-9450.

  • Power Up training: Individualized high-level training for all ages. Call lead instructor Roy Pankey at 285-0334.

  • Intramural wheelchair pickup games: Washington Hills Recreation Center. Call 855-9741.

  • Game Day Fundraiser implementation: See www.eliteteamservices.net for how to earn up to 75 percent profit with 2-week projects. Call 706-508-4755.

CYCLING

  • Chickamauga Battlefield bicycle tours: July 16 & Aug. 20, 9:30 a.m., from visitors center; leisurely 6- to 8-mile ride with interpretive rangers explaining park history; bring own bike or borrow one from Outdoor Chattanooga fleet. Call 706-866-9241.

  • Moccasin Bend free bicycle tours: July 24 & Aug. 28, 9:30 a.m., 6-mile guided ride from Outdoor Chattanooga in Coolidge Park. To reserve a bike, email ruth@outdoorchattanooga.com or call 643-6888.

  • Adaptive rides at Tennessee Riverpark: Aug. 8 & 22, Sept. 12 & 26, 6 p.m., from Hubert Fry Center; volunteers needed to ride with people with various disabilities. Call Elaine Adams at 697-1345 to reserve equipment. Also, free ride for ages 55-older; email kassi@outdoorchattanooga.com or call 643-7880.

  • Booker T. mountain bike race: Aug. 21. See www.sceniccitymultisport.com.

FOOTBALL

  • Northwest Georgia officials association seeking members: Meetings under way in Dalton & Calhoun. To learn more about officiating high school football, call Todd Britton at 706-217-9690, Greg Norton at 706-633-8096 or James O'Neil at 423-413-9017.

  • East Lake Eagles youth (& cheerleading) signups: Under way; ages 5-6, 7-8, 9-10 & 11-12. Call 320-0451.

  • Rossville youth (& cheerleading) signups: Through Aug. 16, Rossville Athletic Center (301 Williams St.), Tuesdays & Thursdays 5-7 p.m. & Saturdays 9-11 a.m.; ages 5-12; $75 ($140 for 2 in a family, $200 for 3, $240 for 4). Call 423-463-4461.

  • Hixson youth (& cheerleading) signups: July 16, 23 & 30, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., concession stand between HYAA fields 4 & 7; in partnership with Scenic City Football League, which now includes more than 2,000 children ages 5-12; $100; practice to start first week of August. See www.hixsonyaa.org.

  • Sports Committee dinner featuring Steve Spurrier: July 23, The Chattanoogan, 7 p.m.; Greater Chattanooga Sports & Events Committee members (Pro Level and up) have places reserved for a Spurrier meet-and-greet & the dinner; remaining seats on sale to general public at $95, or $825 for tables of 10. Call 756-8689.

  • UTC women's clinic: July 29, Finley Stadium, 7 p.m. (Stadium Club opens at 6 for registration & social hour); includes on-field instruction, positions/plays/penalties demonstrations, locker-room tour, discussion panel with UTC coaches' wives, Q&A with head coach & his wife; $30 till July 15, then $40 ($25 for UTC students, faculty & staff); proceeds to Huesman's Huddle to provide game tickets to underprivileged. See www.gomocs.com for registration form or contact Erika Lerum at erika-lerum@utc.edu or 425-2257.

  • Ready, React and Dominate clinic: 8-week program for speed, agility, quickness, explosive strength & sports-specific drills; $100 month, unlimited sessions. Call 870-1200 Monday-Friday.

GOLF

  • Darrell Patterson Volunteer Challenge: July 16, Eagle Bluff, 9:30 a.m. (sign-ins begin at 8); maximum 30 teams, $150 per golfer; benefits Santa For All Seasons. Email darrell@newschannel9.com or call 757-7332.

  • CDGA junior tournaments: July 18-19, City Junior, Champions Club at Hampton Creek; Aug. 1, WindStone; Aug. 3-4, Chattanooga Junior Classic, Honors (qualifiers only). Email Jeff Craig at hooptiepga@pga.com.

  • Kids Required! tournament: July 30, 4:30 p.m., Brainerd GC; 2-person, 9-hole scramble; $30 per team, adult with beginning golfer age 7-12; 2 flights; deadline July 26 or when 72 golfers are entered. Forms at the course, or call 855-2692.

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters 25th annual Classic: Aug. 12, Bear Trace at Harrison Bay, 1 p.m. shotgun start; 4-person select shot, $500 per team; sponsorships available; held in memory of Ed Jolley Sr. and Paul F. Brock. Contact Ansley Kellerman at ansley@bbbschatt.org or 698-8016.

  • Chattanooga RMHC Verizon Wireless Classic: Aug. 29, Black Creek, morning & afternoon starts; 52 teams maximum, $300 per golfer; contests include hole-in-one grand prize paying $10,000 a.m. & p.m.; benefits Ronald McDonald House Charities. See www.rmhchattanooga.com or call 778-4300.

  • March of Dimes/Capital Toyota Classic: Aug. 30, Council Fire; pre-tournament party Aug. 29 at Manker Patten Tennis Club; team play; sponsorship opportunities. Email lgreenfield@marchofdimes.com or call 267-7172.

  • Champions Junior Tour: Summer, fall & spring tours in Knoxville area for boys & girls ages 14-under; 1-day events. See www.championsjrgolf.com.

MISCELLANEOUS

  • Chattanooga bike polo pickup games: Mondays, 4-6 p.m., First Tennessee Pavilion; all skill levels; bring or borrow a bike; helmets required; mallets provided.

  • Family fitness karate classes: Under way, North Georgia YMCA, 1733 Battlefield Parkway; adults & kids ages 6-up. Contact John Donahoo at jdonahoo@ymcachattanooga.org or 706-935-2226.

  • U.S. Elite Training sports specific programs: With Summit Physical Therapy, for all high school, club & AAU level athletes; using OptoJump system for measurement, analysis & efficiency of performance. Call 843-9511. Also, S.P.E.E.D., group & sport-specific training through Jason Wright at jwright@uselitetraining.com or 843-9511.

  • SCLMRA/NHRA mower racing: July 16 & Aug. 20, Taylor Ruritan Club, Cleveland, 6:30; Aug. 27, Jasper, 8 p.m. EDT; Sept. 10, SVS Summer Nationals, Savannah Valley Speeway, Highway 58 in Meadowview community, 1 p.m.; Sept. 11, Knoxville Summer Nationals, 1 p.m.; Oct. 8, Savannah Valley Speedway, 1 p.m.; Nov. 26, Gobbler Mowdown, SVS. Call Buster Hogan at 667-4905.

  • McCallie School paintball camp: July 18-22, noon-5 p.m., $400; grades 5-9. Register at summer.mccallie.org or call 493-5886.

  • Sports Committee dinner featuring Steve Spurrier: July 23, The Chattanoogan, 7 p.m.; Greater Chattanooga Sports & Events Committee members (Pro Level and up) have places reserved for a Spurrier meet-and-greet & the dinner; remaining seats on sale to general public at $95, or $825 for tables of 10. Call 756-8689.

  • Seniors activities at Brainerd Recreation Center: Shuffleboard, 10 a.m.-noon Mondays & Fridays; badminton, 10 a.m.-noon Wednesdays; table tennis, Tuesdays 5-8 p.m. & Saturdays 2-4 p.m. Call 425-3600.

Also for badminton, call Gene Blaes at 624-0501.

  • "Table soccer": Chattanooga Subbuteo League looking for players; easy to learn & play; equipment provided. Call (706) 965-6881 or see www.americansubbuteo.com.

  • Game Day Fundraiser implementation: See www.eliteteamservices.net for how to earn up to 75 percent profit with 2-week projects. Call 706-508-4755.

OUTDOORS

  • Open-water swimming: Wednesdays, 5:15 p.m., Tennessee River; meeting under Market Street Bridge in Coolidge Park; ages 18-older; paddlers needed to accompany swimmers. Email Karah Friberg at karahnazor@gmail.com.

  • Chattanooga Chapter of Tenn. Ornithological Society meeting: Second Thursday of each month, 7 p.m., Ascension Lutheran Church, 720 S. Germantown Road. Contact David Stone at rockyturf@comcast.net or 238-4234.

  • Downtown kayak adventures: July 15, 22 & 23, 9 a.m., from Outdoor Chattanooga, Coolidge Park; 2-hour, beginner-friendly trips; equipment and guides provided; pre-registration required; $35 for adults, $25 for ages 8-13. Email ruth@outdoorchattanooga.com or call 643-6888.

  • South Cumberland State Park hikes: July 15, 7:30 p.m. CDT, moderate 4-miler from Savage Gulf ranger station to Savage Falls; July 16, 10 a.m., easy 2-miler from Grundy State Forest parking area on day loop trail; 2:30 p.m., moderate 2-miler to Greeter Falls, swimming optional; July 20, 1 p.m. CDT, easy-moderate 2-miler from Stone Door ranger station to Great Stone Door; July 22, 8 a.m., difficult 10-miler from Savage Gulf ranger station; July 30, 2 p.m. CDT, moderate 4-miler from Savage Gulf ranger station to Savage Falls, swimming optional. See www.friendsofscsra.org.

  • Dragon boat steering and paddling clinic: July 16-17; ages 15-older, any skill level; $25 for just paddling, $50 for steering as well. Email phaedrarichmond@gmail.com.

  • Soddy-Daisy chapter of TTA hikes: July 16, 8:30 a.m., moderate 4-miler from Piney River trailhead to Twin Rocks overlook on Cumberland Trail (contact Bob at kopperkritters@yahoo.com or 667-2960); July 20, 9 a.m., moderate 5-miler from trailhead off Montlake Road to North Chickamauga Creek Gorge overlook (contact Earl at e_helmer@att.net or 770-877-0600); July 23, moderate 4.5-miler with short strenuous sections on Cloudland Canyon State Park's West Rim Loop Trail, side trails to 2 waterfalls possible (contact Earl at e_helmer@att.net or 770-877-0600); July 27, 8:30 a.m., easy 4.5-miles in Chickamauga Battlefield (contact Nance Jo at ogo62no@zoho.com or 256-509-1541).

  • Rapid Learning whitewater kayak trips: July 16, 18, 21 & 23; leave Greenway Farm at 9 a.m., return by 5 p.m.; $30; July 16 to focus on intermediate whitewater skills, others more for beginners and advanced beginners. Contact Terri Chapin at terri@outdoorchattanooga.com or 842-6629.

  • Chickamauga Battlefield bicycle tours: July 16 & Aug. 20, 9:30 a.m., from visitors center; leisurely 6- to 8-mile ride with interpretive rangers explaining park history; bring own bike or borrow one from Outdoor Chattanooga fleet. Call 706-866-9241.

  • RiverRocks Race training paddles: Mondays, 6 p.m., from under Market Street Bridge at Coolidge Park; all skill levels invited for at least 1-hour sessions on the river. Email jimbofarmer@gmail.com.

  • Sunset kayak tours: July 21 & 28, 6:30 p.m.; 10 participants maximum, reservations required; $35 for adults, $25 for ages 8-13. Email ruth@outdoorchattanooga.com or call 643-6888.

  • Tennessee Wild public outings in Cherokee National Forest: July 23, easy 2-mile family hike on Big Creek Trail in Big Frog Wilderness; July 29-31, weekend campout ($3 per person) at Gee Creek Campground, Delano, with snorkeling on Hiwassee River on Saturday ($20 includes gear rental), tubing on Sunday ($15 plus $5 life jacket rental); Aug. 6, Conasauga River snorkeling ($35 includes gear rental, lunch); Aug. 20, moderately strenuous 6-mile hike on Kirkland Creek Trail; Sept. 10, easy 4-mile hike on Brookshire Creek Trail to waterfall; Sept. 24, very strenuous 11.2-mile hike on Big Frog Trail. See tnwild.org or call Jeff Hunter at 322-7866.

  • Outdoor Chattanooga summer camp: July 23-29, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Greenway Farm; ages 7-15; biking, hiking, disc golf and canoeing included; $200; pre-registration required. Email tiffany@outdoorchattanooga.com or call 842-6629.

  • Moccasin Bend free bicycle tours: July 24 & Aug. 28, 9:30 a.m., 6-mile guided ride from Outdoor Chattanooga in Coolidge Park. To reserve a bike, email ruth@outdoorchattanooga.com or call 643-6888.

  • Adaptive bicycle rides at Tennessee Riverpark: Aug. 8 and 22, Sept. 12 and 26, 6 p.m., from Hubert Fry Center; volunteers needed to ride with people with various disabilities. Call Elaine Adams at 697-1345 to reserve equipment. Also, free ride for ages 55-older; email kassi@outdoorchattanooga.com or call 643-7880.

  • YMCA Strong Adventure Race: Aug. 13. See www.strongadventurerace.com.

  • Booker T. mountain bike race: Aug. 21. See www.sceniccitymultisport.com.

RUNNING

  • John Bruner Memorial Missionary Ridge Road Race: Aug. 13, 8 a.m., Bragg Reservation; 4.7 miles; shuttle from First Lutheran Church at 2800 McCallie Ave.; $20 till Aug. 1, then $25; proceeds split between American Red Cross & Team Bruner. Register at www.active.com. For more info, contact Mark Wisdom at missionaryridgeroadrace@gmail.com or call 304-5258.

  • YMCA Strong Adventure Race: Aug. 13. See www.strongadventurerace.com.

  • Quintana Roo Booker T. Triathlon & Youth Triathlon: Aug. 20. See www.sceniccitymultisport.com.

SOCCER

  • U.S. Elite Training youth academy: Classes under way at the indoor facility on Dayton Pike in Hixson; ages 5-8. Also, clinics for 4-year-olds Thursdays 4-5 p.m. & Fridays 11 a.m.-noon & 3-4 p.m; $10 per class. Call 843-9511.

  • Chattanooga Football Club camp: July 18-21 (boys & girls ages 5-14); 75 maximum each camp; $100, team discounts available. See www.chattanoogafc.com.

  • High school player training: Focused on individual skills; sessions twice weekly. Call Richard Northcutt at3143207.

  • Game Day Fundraiser implementation: See www.eliteteamservices.net for how to earn up to 75 percent profit. Call 280-0440.

SOFTBALL

  • UTC weekly instructional fastpitch clinics: Through summer & fall, in areas of hitting, pitching & catching; indoor training facility at Warner Park; 2-3 participants per 45-minute session, $30 each. Call Lee Dobbins at 552-0490.

  • Fury 2000 girls fastpitch team: Seeking an additional utility player & catcher to join team in preparing for ASA nationals in Johnson City. See eteamz.com/fury2000 or Facebook-Fury Millwood or call coach Steven Millwood at 760-8009.

  • Day camp at Fury Academy: July 14, 19 & 21, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., ages 12-under; $15. See www.furyacademy.net or just show up.

  • SSAA Slowpitch Youth World Series: July 14-17, Cane Creek, Cookeville; ages 10-, 12-, 14-, 16- & 18-under boys & girls teams; $250. Contact Mike Mason at mikenginny@hotmail.cm or 931-761-5878.

  • Girls fastpitch tournament: July 15-17, Pigeon Forge; all age groups. Call 865-599-4981.

  • SEAA adult slowpitch tournament: July 16, Maryville; men's & women's teams. Call 865-924-0619 or 977-9442.

  • Chaffin's coed tournament: July 23, Whitwell, starting 8 a.m.; NSA umps & rules; $150. Text Jeremy Chaffin at 423-326-7545 or call or text 256-244-3381.

  • 03 Frost Falcons 8-under girls tryouts: July 23 & 30, 10 a.m.-noon, Loftis Middle School. Call Chris at 619-1194, Shane at 596-1554 or Mickey at 280-6384.

  • "Salute to Coach Frank Reed": July 30, 6 p.m., Country Place Restaurant, 7320 Shallowford Road; sponsored by the Lady Moc RBI Club to honor Reed for his 875 victories in 20 seasons coaching at Chattanooga State and now UTC; $20. Tickets on sale at restaurant, or call Mike at 877-2080 or 315-2046 for a reservation.

  • Camp Jordan adult slowpitch league meeting: Aug. 1, 7 p.m., in front of Camp Jordan Arena; men's, coed & Wednesday 5-on-5-on-5 leagues to start week of Aug. 8. Call Pete Gates at 706-935-5100.

  • Athens Middle School tournament: Aug. 19-20, Athens Regional Park; no entry fee. Contact Jim Dodson at jbdodsontn@aol.com or 423-745-4448.

  • Southern Belles 12-under select team tryouts: Email SouthernBellesSoftball@hotmail.com.

  • North Georgia Storm 02 Select B girls team: Seeking 2 A/B-level players. Call coach Benny Carroll at 423-605-9691 or e-mail northgastorm10@yahoo.com for tryout information.

  • Fury 2001 girls fastpitch team: Seeking committed players born in 2001 to help reach the ASA nationals in Johnson City, Tenn., and develop long-term with the Fury program. Contact coach Robbie Boles at bolesrobbie@yahoo.com or 595-6203.

  • Burke's Sports Academy fastpitch instruction: Private hitting, pitching & skills lessons year-round for ages 5-18. Call Marvin Burke at 894-4293 or see www.pitchhit.com.

  • Lee University individual/group lessons: Pitching, catching, fielding, hitting & slapping instruction from Lee coaches & players. Contact coach Emily Russell at 614-8456 or erussell@leeuniversity.edu.

  • Fury Fastpitch Academy training: Pitching, hitting, slapping, defensive skills, catching. Call Jill Higdon at 423-504-5970 or see furyfastpitchacademy.com.

  • New team indoor rental, Fury facility: More than 7,500 square feet, 2026 Mack Smith Road; rates as low as $50 for 90 minutes; team instructor training available; other sports can use it, too. Contact Alan at 1101aw@comcast.net or 488-6186.

  • Fastpitch lessons from Ginger Jones: First-team All-American at Alabama now instructing in this area; small hitting or pitching groups or entire teams. E-mail jcrawfordh@yahoo.com or call 504-5970.

  • Fastpitch lessons from Jessica Penney: All-conference Shorter College pitcher from Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe. Call 423-260-2510.

  • Private hitting & catching lessons: By Lee University assistant coach Jeff Martin. Contact him at 488-8316 or JMART14@comcast.net.

  • Fastpitch pitching lessons: By Jalayne Mongar. Call 421-9830.

  • Fastpitch pitching, hitting & fielding lessons: By Kerilyn Mongar. Call 321-2111.

  • "Quicker, faster, stronger" camp: Monday-Friday daily sessions; ages 7-older; $35 a week, unlimited sessions. Call 870-1200.

  • Game Day Fundraiser implementation: See www.eliteteamservices.net for how to earn up to 75 percent profit with 2-week projects. Call 706-508-4755.

SWIMMING/AQUATICS

  • McCallie School swim lessons: Throughout summer, six 30-minute lessons per session, boys & girls all ages, $70. Register at summer.mccallie.org or call 493-5886. For private lessons call Stan Corcoran at 493-5536 or see swimscac.com.

  • Baylor School swim lessons: See www.baylorswimming.org, e-mail swimminglessons@baylorswimming.org or call 267-8506, ext. 630.

  • Baylor Swim Club: Year-round competitive program. See www.baylorswimming.org, e-mail brian_gill@baylorschool.org or call 267-8506, ext. 630.

  • SCAC competitive swimming: Year-round, all ages and abilities; homeschool program available; first 2 weeks free. Call John Woods at 634-7606 or see swimscac.com.

  • Baylor Diving Club: Affiliated with USA Diving, open to anyone. Contact John Bonds at jbonds@baylorschool.org or 267-8506, ext. 654.

TENNIS

  • North Georgia YMCA instructional session: Saturday mornings through July 30, Gilbert Stephenson Park, Fort Oglethorpe; boys & girls ages 7-14; $75. Email ngaymca@ymcachattanooga.org or call 706-935-2226.

  • Free lessons "in the park": Through July 30, Warner Park courts; adult clinics Mondays 6-7:30 p.m. & Saturdays 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; youth ages 10-up Tuesdays & Thursdays 6-8 p.m.; ages 5-9 Wednesdays & Fridays 6-7 p.m. See www.chattanooga-racqueteers.org or call Michael Scott at 635-6254 or Sam Scott at 645-0579.

  • Manker Patten summer camps: July 18-22, 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m., $175 members, $200 others. Contact Renato Mizutani at renatotennispro@yahoo.com or 314-1961 or Olof Soydan at olof@mankerpatten.org or 917-723-1808.

  • McCallie School camps: July 18-22, Aug. 1-5; boys & girls ages 7-older; 9 a.m.-3 p.m., $285 (half-days 9 a.m.-noon, $175); $55 for ages 4-6, 3:15-4 p.m. Monday-Thursday till July 21. Register at summer.mccallie.org or call 493-5886.

  • Atlanta City Championships: July 27-31, Midtown Athletic Club, Atlanta; men's & women's singles & doubles; juniors 12s, 14s & 16s; wheelchair division; $45 per player, $80 if singles & doubles. Enter at www.theatlcc.com or call 404-831-1649.

  • Hamilton YMCA year-round lessons: Group, family & private sessions for ages 4-over from 2006 and '09 USTA Tennessee pro of the year Murtala Habu. Call 899-1721 or e-mail ndaugherty@ymcachattanooga.org.

TRIATHLON

  • Quintana Roo Booker T. Triathlon & Youth Triathlon: Aug. 20. See www.sceniccitymultisport.com.

VOLLEYBALL

  • Tennessee Volleyball Association coaching clinics: July 25, Nashville Christian School, 6-8 p.m. CDT, advanced for high school/high-level coaches, $40; July 26, Crockett County HS, 6-9 p.m., intermediate for all coaches, $30. See www.tennessee-volleyball.com/coaches.

WRESTLING

  • UTC kids program: "Iron Sharpens Iron" sessions, beginner to intermediate youth learning fundamentals, body awareness principles, techniques, combative wrestling; $65. Also, weekly elite training sessions Wednesdays, 6 p.m.; supplemental training for elementary & middle school wrestlers; $5 per practice. Call Mike Hatcher at 303-0760.

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