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Rec calendar

October 9, 2009

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Lawrence Bicycle Club

Various rides Tuesday through Sunday. Call Paul Corcoran at 842-5273 or e-mail pcorcoran@sunflower.com.

GP Velo Tek Youth Cycling

Team rides and meetings for youth age 8 to 18. Loaner bikes available. Call Jim Whitaker at 843-8356 or visit www.velotek.com.

Lawrence Tennis Assn.

World Team Tennis leagues run from April to October at Lawrence Tennis Center. For information, call Bud Pettit at 841-8013 or visit lawrencetennis.tri-pod.com.

Lawrence Aquahawks

Monday through Saturday — Practice times vary according to ability and age. Call coach Mike Soderling at 841-8891 or visit www.aquahawks.org.

Masters Swim Club

Lawrence River City Sharks, a Masters swim fitness group, meets at 5:30 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays at Lawrence Municipal Pool during the summer and at LIAC during the school year. Call Kent or Annette McDonald at 843-4290.

Run Lawrence

Club meets at 4 p.m. on first Sunday of each month at basement conference room of Lawrence Memorial Hospital. Regular group run at 8 a.m. Sundays from Deerfield School. For information, call Greg Burger at 887-6745, e-mail greg_burger@yahoo.com or go to run-lawrence.org.

Kansas Rugby Football Club

Club plays a regular schedule of matches and tournaments in the fall and spring. Visit www.jayhawkrugby.com, e-mail jayhawkrugby@yahoo.com or call Mo Carmichael at 218-6453.

Falbo Knows Tennis Academy

Programs for beginners through advanced players. Call John Falbo at 865-3540 or e-mail falboknowstennis@aol.com.

Kaw Valley Soccer Association

Youth leagues in the fall and spring. Camps in summer. For information, go to www.kawvalleysoccer.com or call 749-5872.

Lawrence Adult Soccer League

Fall and spring leagues, premier, club and recreational divisions. For information, go to www.lasl.org or call Andy Bentley at 312-7384.

Fred Roll Workout

Beginning strength and conditioning for seventh grade through adult. Call 749-3200 or e-mail hffitness@yahoo.com.

First Serve Tennis

Now enrolling all ages and skill levels for new clinics and programs. Private and group lessons also available. For information, call 749-3200 or go to www.firstserveku.com.

Home Plate Baseball

Former Kansas University assistant baseball coach Wilson Kilmer offers individual and small-group instruction for baseball and softball players of all ages. Individual and group practice areas are available by reservation. For more information visit www.homeplatebaseball.net, or contact Kilmer at 393-9564 or by e-mail at homeplate@sunflower.com.

Kansas Soccer Academy

Premier soccer team for boys and girls ages U10-U18. Mark Francis and Jason Pendleton club directors. For information, go to www.kansassocceracademy.com.

Lawrence Table Tennis Club

Competition most Tuesdays from 7:30-9:45 p.m. at Holcom Rec Center. For information, call Neil Brown at 830-9652.

Go Mom Go

An outdoor fitness program for women. Sessions are held on Tuesday and Thursday mornings at various outdoor locations. All fitness levels are welcome. For more info, call Becky at 760-3387 or Sherlyn at 840-0636.

Jayhawk Model Masters R/C Club

A club that promotes building and flying radio control aircraft. Meetings are the third Saturday of the month, and events are held the following Tuesday. Other events are family nights at the club field below the Clinton Lake dam April through October and model talks November through March. For information, call Jerry Foree at 749-0594 or visit jayhawkmodelmasters.com.

Baseball Academy

Former Kansas University baseball players Matt Duncan, Eric Thompson and Kevin Wheeler have a year-round baseball academy, providing individual and small-group instruction for ages 8-18. For information, contact Duncan at duncanmatt32@yahoo.com or 766-7284.

Lawrence Ultimate Summer League Frisbee

Tuesdays at 7 p.m. at the YSI fields. Contact Ernie at 785-979-3738 or go to Lawrenceultimate.com.

Therapy Works Sports Acceleration

TherapyWorks Sports Acceleration speed training program helps athletes of all ability levels succeed by increasing their power, speed and agility. For a free trial or more information, contact James Findley at 785-749-1300.

Trail Hawks Trail Runs

Lawrence's original trail and ultra-running club, the Lawrence Trail Hawks, hosts two weekly beginner-friendly trail runs on the north-shore trails of Clinton Lake. The Beginner’s Trail Run on Mondays and the women-only “Gal Gallop” on Thursdays meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Army Corps of Engineers trailhead parking lot. The noncompetitive group runs, usually between two and six miles, are open to participants of all ages and skill levels. There’s no charge to participate, and new faces are welcome. For information on these and other Trail Hawk group runs and events, including contacts, visit www.Lawrencetrailhawks.com.

• Send information to Rec Calendar, Lawrence Journal-World, 645 N.H., Box 888, Lawrence 66044; fax to 843-4512; call 832-7147; or e-mail ahartsock@ljworld.com.

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