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PIPEWORKS ROCK CLIMBING NIGHT: Rock climb world-class PIPEWORKS. No experience or special equipment necessary. Equipment and instruction available. Climbing pass $7. If needed: Gear $6 and Safety Class $5. Friday, March 25, 5:30 pm. Meet at Monster Gym, GV, 272-7676.
SPRING RUN/WALK 19th ANNUAL: 5 and 10K. Pre-registration before 4/25: $15; $18 after. Includes 2005 T-shirts. Saturday, April 30. Set up 7:30 am. Race 8:30 am. Mill/Spring Street, NC. Registration/details: nccn.net/~ncumc/ or call Director Pearce Boyer 273-7420, 265-2797
WOMEN’S WORKOUT: Cardio or strength building workout on PACE resistance equipment and low impact elliptical cross-trainers. One FREE week. Bring this announcement and receive additional week FREE. All ages, fitness levels welcome. No classes. Come at your convenience. Weekdays 6:30 am-7 p.m., Sat 8-12. Fast and Fit, GV. 273-5862.
DAFFODIL RUN: 5/10K: Rain or shine. April 10, Sunday, 8:30 am. $20 entrance fee until 3/31. Late registration and race day $25. Age 12 and under $10 through 3/31; $15 late. T-shirt included, or $5 discount without t-shirt. Sponsors: Penn Valley Chamber of Commerce, Rotary Club and Lions Club. Free kids 1/2 mile run. Medals for first 3 runners in each division; plaque for first overall male and female in 5K/10K. Ribbons for participants in kids’ run. Post race refreshments. PV. Joan, 432-9102 or email@example.com
BIKE NIGHT RIDE: Ride Empire Mine. Friday, March 18th at 6:00 pm. FREE Meet at Monster Gym, GV, 272-7676.
6th ANNUAL KIDS FUN RUN: Ages 3-14. T-shirts and medals for all. May 7, Saturday, 8:45 am. Nevada Union High School. Sponsors: SNMH, KNCO, Sylvester Engineering, Allyn Carman Designs, What’s Your Sign, Sierra Trailblazer. Race Organizer Gene, 432-9542
ADULT TENNIS INSTRUCTION: Hit balls and learn simple, effective strategy and tactics. 60-90 minutes. Drills & workouts enhance general physical conditioning, flexibility, plus aerobic and anaerobic conditioning. Various times. Fee: $15-35 depending upon class size. NC. Vic Borgogno 272-7345 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
FITNESS DESIGNED FOR WOMEN – 30 MINUTES: Resistance training and cardiovascular conditioning. 3 visits/week produces results. CURVES. GV and NC. 477-5027, 470-8390.
KIDS GYMNASTICS: Also, rock-climbing, martial arts and fitness classes. Stellar Gymnastics and Youth Fitness Center. Pre-school through high school. Open gym: Mon, Wed and Fri 12:15-1:45 pm. GV, 273-3680
JAZZERCISE: Dance your way to fitness. Have fun, get conditioned and make friends. 60 minute class. Schedule varies. 14 classes weekly. First week FREE. Wear casual clothes. GV, 273-5646
TABLE TENNIS: Aerobic workout with fun and friends. Beginners, experienced, young or senior – all welcome. Loaner paddles and instruction available. Mondays 7-10pm. $3 adults; $2 students. FREE first time. Sierra Table Tennis Club. Echo Ridge SDA School Gym, NC. Steve Byerley, 265-2834; Larry Scott, 346-8618
BRIDGE CLASSES: Improve mental fitness, learn a new game or improve your game, make new friends. Nancy Eubanks, ACBL certified bridge instructor. 432-9821
TENNIS INSTRUCTION: Improve strokes, shot selection and court awareness. Fun, fast-paced clinics. $10 for 90 minutes. Tuesday-Saturday 10:30-12:00 a.m. Club Sierra, GV. Instructors: Greg Cicatelli (Tues/Thurs) Joe Benavent (Wed/Fri/Sat). 470-0925
TYPE 2 DIABETES TRIAL PROGRAM: Education and Exercise. Begins March 21. Instructors: Dr. Craig Roberts and certified Medical Exercise Specialist Georgia Brown. FREE 6-week class. Blood panel screenings, education, behavior modification, nutrition, stress reduction and gentle guided exercise. Improve blood sugar levels and reduce cholesterol and blood pressure through improvements in lifestyle. Participants receive free club use, guidance and instruction during the program. Results to be published. Limited to 12 selected participants. Apply South Yuba Club, NC, 470-9100
GROUP FITNESS CLASSES: Enjoy group camaraderie, learn from an instructor, and avoid the boredom of treadmills. Experiment with Body Pump, Body Step, and RPM. Call Steve Guenot or Stacey Wheeler, South Yuba Club NC 479-9100.
PILATES: Complete program with mat and reformer classes. Private and semi-private training. Regular mat classes FREE to club members or with club guest pass. Gil Olsen. South Yuba Club, NC, 470-9100
YOUTH FALL TENNIS: Ages 5-8 Mon & Weds 3-4 pm. Ages 8-14 Mon & Weds 4-6 p.m. H.S. boys and girls Tues & Thurs 5-6 pm. Weather permitting. $12 per hour. Ridge Racquet Club, GV, 273-8514
BREAKFAST CLUB/HAPPY HOUR STRENGTH TRAINING: Build muscle, lose weight, turn back the clock. Fun and social adult setting. No experience necessary. FREE to club members or with club guest pass. Michael Sorensen, South Yuba Club, NC, 470-9100
FENCING FOR BEGINNERS: Ages 12-120 welcome. Equipment provided. Wear tennis shoes and comfortable clothes. Fee: $55 for 8 weeks. Monday evenings 6:45 pm. Lynne, 273-5807
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