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Come out and play

PILATES: Develop strength, flexibility and stability. Adults at any level of physical conditioning. Small, tailored classes with equipment. Free introductory class. Ongoing, mornings and evenings, Alternative Fitness Center, PV. 432-8985.

WOMEN’S WORKOUT: Cardio or strength building workout on PACE resistance equipment, low impact elliptical cross-trainers. All ages and fitness levels welcome. One week free without obligation. No classes; no appointment. Weekdays 6:30 am-7:00 pm, Sat 8-12. Fast and Fit, GV 273-5862.

CHILDREN’S HEALTH & FITNESS CENTER: Help create a “mini-gym” and nutrition center for children. Donations needed: treadmills, stationary bike, exercise balls, hand weights, exercise mats, heart rate monitors, overstuffed chair for reading corner. Deer Creek Elementary School. Doreen 274-0884

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: or call Director Pearce Boyer, 273-7420, 265-2797.

RELAY FOR LIFE: 24 Hour Walk-a-Thon. June 4 and 5. Support effort by participating, or make donation to “Brenda’s Dazzling Durham Buddies,” a team honoring cancer patient Brenda McNeil. American Cancer Society. Fairgrounds, GV. Contact:

TENNIS FUND-RAISER: Doubles, singles, mixed. All ages, abilities. Come, have fun, make new friends. Register ($10) before April 15. Proceeds for tennis courts at Gateway Park. Saturday, April 15. David Eubanks 559-2283

KIDS FUN RUN – 6th ANNUAL: 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.

FOOD ADDICTS IN RECOVERY ANONYMOUS: Support group based on 12 steps of Alcoholics Anonymous. All ages. Mondays 7 p.m. Memorial Park Club House, GV. No dues or fees. Alison, 271-5740, or 800-600-6028,

FENCING FOR BEGINNERS: Excellent mental and physical workout plus excitement. Improve balance, poise, flexibility and agility. Increase physical and mental discipline. Ages 12-90. Beginners Mondays 6:45 pm; Intermediates/Advanced 8:15 pm. $60 for 8 weeks; equipment provided. FREE visit to observe. Veterans Bldg, GV. 432-1750 or 273-5807 or

WOMEN’S WORKOUT: Fast, fun and safe. Strength training, cardiovascular,conditioning and stretching. Three visits a week produce results. CURVES, PV, 432-8767

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

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 7-10 pm. $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 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Club Sierra, GV. Instructors: Greg Cicatelli (Tues/Thurs), Joe Benavent (Wed/Fri/Sat), 470-0925.

GETTING STARTED: Learn how to exercise and safely lose weight while building strength. Self-paced. No experience necessary. Presentation and one week FREE pass. Wednesdays, 7 p.m., South Yuba Club, NC, 479-9100.

GROUP FITNESS CLASSES: Enjoy camaraderie, learn from instructor, and avoid 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. GO Pilates with Gil Olsen. South Yuba Club, NC, 470-9100.

WEIGHT LOSS – BODY FOR LIFE: 12 week weight loss and strength program. FREE informational presentation, April 18th at 7 p.m. Call Jo Nunnink, Support Coach for details. Great first step. South Yuba Club, NC, 470-9100.

MONSTER GYM: Grand Opening Party. Visit fun and innovative health club. FREE classes, exhibitions, events, clinics, use of club and BBQ party. Membership discount. Saturday, April 30. 11a.m. – 3p.m. Monster Gym, GV, 272-7676.

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