Professional baseball instruction: Kip Bouknight private, group, team lessons. Information: (803) 467-0180, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fastpitch lessons: Ages 8 and older; instructor Lou Gareis. Information: (803) 794-0854.
Pitching academy lessons: Individual, group. Information: Davis Powers, (803) 622-8100, thepitchingacademy.com.
All-Star baseball instruction: Ages 11 and older. Private, team and group lessons. Information: Brandon Javis, (803) 447-7084.
S.C. Jets 8-under softball: Seeking players. Information: Tim Sharpe, (803) 513-5620.
S.C. Jets softball: Girls fastpitch travel team for 12-under, 16-under, 18-under. Information: Bo Elkins, (803) 447-7814.
Seeking players. The Alley Cats 16-under fastpitch team is looking for players. Information: Donnie Moore at (864) 505-1588.
Fire signups. Girls fastpitch softball for 14-under tryouts on April 10. Information: Ed Fleshman at (803) 238-5262 or email@example.com.
League registration: Gaston Dixie baseball and softball registration for ages 4-18, Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sundays from 1-3 p.m. at the Gaston Ballfield on Ballpark Road. Information: Paul Neely at 803-521-3758 or Chris Hall at 803-518-8068.
League preparing. Youth Baseball Signup at Eastover Park, ages 4-13. Please contact 803-353-7137 for more infomation.
Gaston registration. Baseball and softball for spring 2011, registration Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 6-8 p.m. at baseball field in the canteen. Ages 4-18. Information: Tanya Stitely at (803) 413-1943.
Tryouts scheduled. May tryouts for Lumber Jaxx 13U baseball team to start play in fall. Serious middle school players wanted. Information: James Berry at (803) 237-6677 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Boys tryouts: Northeast Hurricanes 12U AAU. Information: Jay Alewine, (803) 361-2269.
Tryouts. Columbia Jets 14U, 16U, 17U. Information: Esau Boulware, (803) 414-0635.
Lexington girls leagues: Ages 8-15, Lexington Leisure Center; cost: $65. Information: Alvin Kelley, Bryan Capnerhurst, (803) 359-9961.
Men’s open league: 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Meadowlake Park; cost: $265 per team. Information: Douglas Elliott, (803) 754-4463.
Lower Richland league. Lower Richland Athletic Association is sponsoring boys and girls youth teams for ages 5-15. Sign up at Eastover Park, $40 per player. Information: (803) 353-7137.
Youth league. Northeast Columbia youth football association registering players and cheerleaders ages 5-12 on May 14. Information: Ronye Cooper, (803) 524-9933, email@example.com.
Players needed. Capital City Youth Football Association Chargers. Pop Warner Football for ages 7-12. Season starts Aug. 1 at Heathwood Hall. Information: John Sparrow, (803) 600-0751, capitalcityyouthfootball.org.
Football/Cheerleading camp. Non-contact football camp, April 4-8, 7:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. Campers grouped by age. Cost: $85. The cheer camp for ages 5-11 is April 4-8 at Trenholm Park from 7:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day and costs $85. Register at Trenholm Park from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information, call 787-0216.
George Bryan Academy classes: All levels of play. Information: (803) 781-2063.
Haney Golf Academy: Indoor, outdoor lessons for all levels; clubs available for junior, beginners; call (803) 546-2939.
Kevin Britt Golf Academy: Classes for junior beginners (Tuesdays), intermediate (Mondays), advanced (Wednesdays, Thursdays); cost: $80, four-week session. Information: kevinbrittgolf.com, (803) 553-1849.
The Athlete Factory golf clinics: 12:30-1:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Information: (803) 988-0076.
Northwest YMCA lessons: Tuesdays, Thursdays. Information: (803) 407-8007.
Eastover Park lessons: 6-7 p.m. Fridays, Eastover Park; cost: $40 per month. Information: Robert Davis, (803) 353-7137.
Basic clinic. Basic Skill clinic for grades 6 and up at Richland Northeast, April 14, 5-7 p.m. Price: $30. Information: (803) 412-6394 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tai Chi classes: Columbia School of Taiji eight-week introductory session, Eastminster Presbyterian Church; cost: $60. Information: Janet Swigler, (803) 252-2204.
Kids karate classes: Ages 5-16, 6-7 p.m. Thursdays, Caughman Road Park. Information: (803) 783-0400.
Martial arts classes: Saturdays, Sundays, USC. Information: (803) 695-2993, chineseculturecenter.org.
Sekai Ryu Ha Kemmpo lessons: Ages 5 and older, 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays, Hopkins Park; cost: $12 youth, $20 adults. Information: (803) 783-9374.
Martial arts sessions: Tuesdays and Thursdays, Crooked Creek Park. Information: (803) 345-6181.
Blythewood MMA Club: Ages 13-18, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Wednesdays; cost: $25 per month. Information: Michael Marshall, (803) 691-9786.
District 5 set. Pre-participation screenings for District 5 athletes for 2011-12 will be Saturday at Dutch Fork High for rising athletes grades 9-12. Schedule is 8 a.m., Irmo girls; 8:30 a.m., Irmo boys; 9 a.m., Chapin boys; 9:30 a.m., Chapin girls; 10 a.m., Dutch Fork girls; 10:30 a.m., Dutch Fork boys. Information: Chapin, Fred Williams, 575-5416; Irmo, Scott Douglass, 476-3126; Brian Curless, Dutch Fork, 476-3454.
Palmetto Half-Marathon. 7 a.m. April 16, limited to 2,500 runners. Also a 5K run/walk, kids fun run and 1-mile race on April 15. Information: palmettohalfmarathon.com.
Benefit race set. Third annual Get in the Pink, May 7, 10K and 5K with Stiletto Sprint and Kids Fun Run. Benefits Palmetto Health Breast Center. Register at getinthepink.org or call (803) 929-6650.
USC summer camps. USC soccer day camp for boys and girls ages 5-12, June 20-24 and July 25-29; Development skills camp for grades 5-8 and grades 9-12, June 17-19 and July 22-24. Information: (803) 777-1940.
Lexington Sharks lessons: Novice to competitive. Information: Louis Biles, (803) 609-8888.
Carolina Aquatics Program: Year-round competitive team, swim lessons to national level. Information: carolina-aquatics.com.
Lexington County programs: Classes based on age, experience. Information: (803) 957-7676, lexingtoncountytennis.com.
Harbison Recreation lessons: Intermediate/advanced, 4-5 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays; beginners (ages 6-13), 6-7 p.m. Mondays; adults, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays; cost: $45. Information: Zach Bogue, (803) 261-8445 or Lauren Stewart, (803) 445-3478.
Northwest Family YMCA clinics: Youth, adult private lessons. information: (803) 407-0179, ext. 111.
Ladies doubles quads: 9-11 a.m. Wednesdays, Northwest YMCA.
Junior league registration. Junior Tennis League of S.C. summer registration, through April 24, at juniortennisleague.org. Ages 10-18. All skill levels welcome. Information: Kimberly Campbell, (803) 951-1888.
League to start. Junior Tennis League registration open until April 22. All information and registration forms are at juniortennisleague.org or call 951-1888 for information.
Aerobics classes: 6:30-7:45 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays, Greenview Park; no cost; instructor: Geraldine Washington, LMSW, American Aerobics, Fitness Association Certified Instructor.
Zumba Fitness. 7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday at Eastminster Presbyterian Church, 10 a.m. Saturdays at Shandon Methodist Church. For information and pricing: Karen Scruggs at 530-4289 or email@example.com.
50+ Aerobics Class: 9 a.m. Mon-Wed-Fri at Eastminister Presbyterian Church, Wellness Center, 3200 Trenholm Rd.; cardio, weights, balance, flexibility. All levels welcome. Information: 787-5156
Floor aerobics: Low-impact workout with Linda Campbell, 6-7:30 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Greenview Park; no cost.
Senior fitness club: 10 a.m.-noon, Mondays, Wednesdays, Greenview Park; no cost.
Lunchtime aerobics: 11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Mondays, Wednesdays, Hyatt Park; no cost. After-work aerobics, 5-5:45 p.m., Tuesdays, Thursdays.
Walking club: 10-11 a.m., Mondays, Fridays, Martin Luther King Jr. Park. Information: (803) 733-8452.
Adult low-impact aerobics: 6:05-7:05 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursday, Martin Luther King Jr. Park; no cost. Information: (803) 733-8452.
Aerobics classes: 6-7:15 p.m., Tuesdays, Thursdays, Caughman Road Park. Information: (803) 783-0400.
Adult fitness classes: 5:30-6:30 p.m., Mondays, Thursdays, Downtown Family Life Center. Information: (803) 343-8587.
Senior fitness sessions: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Crooked Creek Park. Information: (803) 345-6181.
Early-bird aerobics: Aerobics/yoga combo class, Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays. Information: (803) 345-6181.
Gospel aerobics: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Antioch AME Zion Church, Eastover. $20 per month. Information: Maggie Gibson-Bostic at (803) 920-2984.
Youth Volleyball: Leagues, clinics, and camps for ages 7-18 located at Plex in the Village of Sandhills. For more information, please visit us at scmidlandsvolleyball.com.
Beginning salsa: Harbison Recreation Center. Information: (803) 781-2281
Classic soul line dancing: Meadowlake Park. 6:30 p.m. Mondays, MeadowLake Park.
Dance classes: Ages 3-18, Ballet, hip hop, praise, modern, contemporary with choreography, Meadowlake Park, 6:30 p.m. Thursdays; cost: $25 per month.
Columbia Parks and Rec double dutch classes: Ages 4 and up, Thursdays, Fridays; 6-7:30 p.m.; Saturdays, Sundays, 4:30-5:30 p.m., King Park.
Lexington Leisure Center programs: Co-ed volleyball, men’s flag football, men’s basketball, women’s basketball, youth basketball. information: (803) 957-7828.