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Baseball and Softball

Co-ed Softball, Chicago Ball and Kickball Leagues
Dana Point

The City of Dana Point offers adult co-ed leagues in Softball, Chicago Ball (16” ball) and Kickball each summer. Games are played at the Del Obispo Fields in Dana Point and games are played on Monday or Wednesday evenings.

For more information call (949) 248-3530.

Rancho Trabuco Girls Softball Association

We provide a fun, instructional and safe environment for young girls to play the game of softball! All levels of playing experience are welcome, we field rec ball and All-Star divisions for ages 5-15yrs.

Our Spring Season runs mid-Jan to mid-May and Fall Season runs mid-August to mid-November. For registration and league information, please visit our website at

Batting Cages at the Fullerton Y

The Fullerton YMCA, located at 2000 Youth Way in Fullerton, offers batting cage rentals year-round. Batting cage rentals are available every day of the year for team parties, batting practice, and more. Softball and baseball enthusiasts alike will enjoy these cages.

Click link above to find out more about these Batting Cages.

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Basketball Leagues

City of Dana Point Youth Basketball League
Ages 6 - 9 years

Come join the fun of youth recreation basketball offered by the City of Dana Point. League open to boys and girls, ages 6-9 yrs. This is a low-key, instructional basketball league. Games will be played on Saturdays at the Dana Point Community Center, with game times starting at 8:00am and running throughout the day. Registration begins in August with the league running December through March. Cost $20 for residents, $35 for non-residents. For more league information call (949) 248-3530.

Orange County Shooting Stars Basketball
Summer Season starting now!

Orange County Shooting Stars is a competitive youth basketball league for boys and girls ages 6 to 13 based out of Orange, CA. Our main goal is to teach all of our players the fundamentals of the game of basketball and to develop their individual and team skills so that they can go on to play basketball at a more competitive level either now or in the future. All of our teams will practice once a week, and play one game every Saturday afternoon.

If you are interested in playing, or if you have any questions, please click on the link above to check out our website or give us a call at (714) 357-0315.

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Rockreation has been a local resource for the climbing community for training and education for over twenty years. Within our walls we have grown as the sport of rock climbing developed from a little-known activity to an internationally appreciated sport for kids and adults enjoyed at various levels of difficulty.

Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Vertical Adventures Rock Climbing School

Guided climbing and courses at Joshua Tree National Park and Tahquitz/Suicide Rocks.

Courses include instruction on equipment, knots, anchoring, belaying, communication signals, rating system, climbing techniques, and rappelling.

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Cycling & Mountain Biking


Aliso & Wood Canyon Wilderness Park: Located in Aliso Viejo in Orange County, California. The park offers a variety of terrain from the most challenging of singletrack to the smoothest of fire roads. The park is closed for three days after any rain to prevent trail damage. Maps are available at ranger station.

  • Parking Costs: $2.00 (exact change required for the machine)
  • Facilities: Off of the parking area.
  • Difficulty: Beginner to expert
  • Trail Users: Almost entirely bikers and hikers. Not many equestrians.

Whiting Ranch

Very popular for the novice rider. Please use caution when riding. Especially if you are a beginner. You'll have to learn what your limits are and when to slow down. A little bit of info for advanced riders

Directions: Exit Interstate 5 at Lake Forest Drive and head east for 4-5 miles until you get to Portola Ave. Go left on Portola, past Bake Ave. and turn into the Ralph's parking lot on the right hand side. Towards the far left end of the parking lot you will see the entrance to the park and designated parking. Make sure you put money in the box or it can cost you a big fat ticket.

  • Parking costs: $2.00 in the lot.
  • Facilities: Off of the parking area
  • Difficulty: Beginner to intermediate
  • Trail Users: Mostly bikers, but equestrians are common, hikers also are present

Crystal Cove State Park

Also known as El Moro Canyon in northern Laguna Beach. This trail  provides a great opportunity for excellent loop style rides. The park is almost entirely fireroad with a few good singletrack exceptions. The park landscape differs from that of almost any other park in OC. It is mostly open grassland and open hills with minimal trees.
Directions: El Morro Canyon is located on Pacific Coast Highway between Laguna Beach and Corona Del Mar. Park in the State Park parking lot and make sure to bring a crisp $5 bill for the parking machine. Parking tickets are no joke to the rangers.

  • Parking costs: $5.00 (requires exact change for the vending machine)
  • Facilities: Off of the parking area
  • Difficulty: Intermediate to Expert
  • Trail Users: Almost entirely bikers

Saddleback Mountain

(Santa Ana Mountains) These trails are some of the most interesting and diverse places to ride in all of OC. They range anywhere from rolling fireroad to the steepest and loosest of singletrack.

Directions: Exit the 55 Freeway at Chapman Ave. east. Chapman becomes Santiago Canyon Road as you cross Jamboree Blvd. Proceed 12.8 miles to Live Oak Canyon Road (Cook's Corner) and turn left (there is no right). Continue 4.4 miles to the Trabuco Creek crossing (just past Rose Canyon Road) turn left onto the Trabuco Creek dirt road. You can park here and ride about 5 miles to the trailhead, or drive to Holy Jim Canyon Road (just past the fire station). The parking area is on the left. From south county, exit Interstate 5 at El Toro Road and go east 7.6 miles to Live Oak Canyon Road. Turn right and proceed as described above.


Etnies Skate Park
Lake Forest

This world class outdoor skating and BMX facility includes features for all skill levels! The park is open to the public 7 days a week, including most holidays. Lessons, Summer Camps and Birthday parties also available at the park. Park Entry is Free!

20028 Lake Forest Dr.
Lake Forest

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Pop Warner - South Coast Tritans

Be a part of the Youth Football and Cheer organization that's putting the youth back into youth sports! SCYF has a fabulous football and cheer program for your child from ages 5 to 15.

Their Flag football division for 5 to 6 year olds offers a fantastic introduction to Pop Warner Football for both kids & parents. Full contact football is available for kids 7 to 15 years old and from 45 to 145 pounds.

Team 13
Private Football Training Lessons

Serving Southern California athletes, TEAM 13 is designed to take football players to the next level by developing self confidence and emphasizing character development. Using innovative training technology, its private lessons are designed for beginners (age 6) through High School athletes. The program's unique combination of football skills and fundamental development combined with speed, agility and quickness training make it the most complete football training program in the region. Private lessons will be held in Irvine by X-Collegiate athletes. Please contact 949-500-1328 for more information and schedule your free evaluation.

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Orange County Ultimate Frisbee
In the mood for some Ultimate Frisbee?

Find places and organizations in Orange County to meet up and play ultimate Frisbee.

Join in for a pick-up game, apply join an existing team or even start your own team!

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Martial Arts

AAA Sports Club
Karate lessons located in Irvine

Discipline, self-defense, fun, and fitness! AAA Sports Club has one of the highest rated Karate Clubs in Southern California (5/5 stars on yelp!). Classes are on weekdays starting at 4:30 PM. Trial classes begin at just $19. From their youth "Tiny Tiger" groups to their "Adult Karate" classes they have group lessons for everyone!

Click link above to visit for more information!

American Martial Arts Academy

American Martial Arts Academy is known for developing confidence and leadership skills in their students. Students start at ages 3 & up and develop into self-disciplined junior high and high school students who are able to look someone in the eye and shake their hands. Students utilize the confidence and self-discipline they build at AMAA to avoid drugs & alcohol, premarital sex, and bullying situations.

Call now for more info - (714) 871-3898. Ages 3 to 83.

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Obstacle Course

The Playpen

The Playpen is a military-style obstacle course at the Newport-Mesa YMCA. Programming is based around learning the skills needed to conquer the obstacles while building strength, endurance and balance through functional fitness based workouts. All sessions are under the guidance and supervision of specially trained instructors who are United States military veterans. The Playpen at the YMCA is the only outdoor fitness facility of its kind in Orange County and whether you are a fitness enthusiast looking for a new challenge or a preparing for an adventure race, the Newport-Mesa Family YMCA is the place to be! The Playpen offers open drills, open play, personal training, corporate team building, and fitness programs to YMCA members and members of the public.

Click link above to find out more about the Playpen

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Skating Centers & Skating Clubs

Aliso Viejo Ice Palace

Their rink serves South Orange County with public skating sessions, freestyle skating, birthday parties, broom hockey, skating lessons, and a competitive and safe youth & adult hockey league.

Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
(949) 643-9648

Fountain Valley Skating Center

Have fun roller skating fun at The Fountain Valley Skating Center, featuring private birthday parties and special events.

Fountain Valley, CA 92708

Ice Rink at the Spectrum
Open November - January

Outdoor skating rink at the Irvine Spectrum. Both hockey and figure skates are available for rent.

Irvine Spectrum


Saturday Fun Roll

Meets every Saturday morning at 10:30a.m. just north of the Huntington Beach Pier at the amphitheater for a skate of approximately 16 miles round trip. The pace is nice and easy and all ages and levels are welcome. They make several rest stops at various points to let everyone catch up. If you miss them at the beginning, just skate south on the beach path, they retrace the route back, so they'll eventually meet. It's highly recommend that you wear all protective gear - at least wristguards and a helmet. Afterwards you can join everyone for lunch in or around downtown Huntington Beach.

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Etnies Skate Park
Lake Forest

This world class outdoor skating and BMX facility includes features for all skill levels! The park is open to the public 7 days a week, including most holidays. Lessons, Summer Camps and Birthday parties also available at the park. Park Entry is Free!

20028 Lake Forest Dr.
Lake Forest

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Ski Resorts & Ski Clubs

California and Orange County ski and snowboard clubs generally include membership information and application, dues, meetup times, special interests, ski trips, area accomodations, year round activities, discounts & passes, special events, photos and racing events.

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AAA Sports Club
Soccer Academy Located in Irvine

Girls volleyball clinics at a fraction of the normal club-team price! AAA Sports Club has after-school volleyball training for beginner and intermediate players ages 6-14 in Irvine. New players are always welcome year-round to join their practices and work on their basic skills to prepare for club play. Two tournaments are available per season (optional). All coaches have professional or collegiate playing experience. Summer camp also available.

Click link above, or call (949) 466-3737 for more information.

Lil’ Kickers Soccer for Kids
Located in Garden Grove

Lil' Kickers is a national, non-competitive child development program for boys and girls ages 18 months to 9 years. Kids will have a blast learning the fundamentals of soccer plus a whole lot more. Our experienced coaches use creative, high energy games to build self-esteem, coordination and help kids conquer the developmental milestones they face at each age.

Prep Stars
Youth Soccer Camps
Boys/Girls Ages 6-14

Prep Stars offers year-round indoor soccer camps in Orange County for boys and girls ages 6-14 of any skill level. They have camps on weekdays during the summer, and on Fridays during the school year (5:00pm-6:30pm, & 6:30pm-8:00pm). Prep Stars' camps are a great starting point for new players, and their more advanced division has “game-nights” each Friday.

With a proven training system, and the latest methods of training, Prep Stars guarantees its players will improve their soccer abilities faster than anywhere else in Orange County. Prep Stars employs the most experienced and knowledgeable coaching staff in Orange County, all soccer coaches have either college, professional, or International playing experience!

For additional information, sign-up options, and schedules visit their website (, click the link in this box, or call (949) 466-3737.

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Swimming Lessons

YMCA of Orange County
Swim Lessons
(All Ages)

YMCA of Orange County offer a variety of swim programs for all ages that challenge and develop participants in spirit, mind, and body. From toddlers who need basic water safety and survival skills, to seniors who need to brush up on their breast stroke, YMCA swimming is for everyone.

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Tidepool Exploration

Orange County Marine Life Refuge Project

Site has information on Orange County tidepools, when it is the best time to visit and important information on how to enjoy the tidepools without harming the wildlife.

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Walks & Marathons

Summer of Mud Run

Celebrate summer by running (or come cheer on the runners!) the approximate +5k course beginning and ending at Irvine Lake. The course is partially on the road and partially on trails and includes hills, water, professionally built obstacles and over a dozen mud pits. You asked for even more mud, you got it! You will get wet and you will get muddy. Be sure to bring towels and a change of clothing.

Oak Canyon Park
5305 Santiago Canyon Road
Silverado, CA 92676

Run For Fun on the 4th
July 4
all day events

Laguna Niguel Family YMCA 40th Annual 4th of July Run in the Parks will take place on Wednesday, July 4th at the Crown Valley Community Park at the Laguna Niguel YMCA.

This proud community tradition features a 5K run/walk, 10K run, dog walk, and children’s races with proceeds benefiting the Y’s scholarship program. Get ready to EXERCISE YOUR INDEPENDENCE!

Crown Valley Community Park
At the Laguna Niguel YMCA
29831 Crown Valley Parkway
Laguna Niguel, CA

Lexus LaceUp Running Series - Irvine

Enjoy a premier running race followed by a local food truck brunch and a Sierra Nevada finish line toast in a lively event hub. Share your success or follow friends using LaceUp’s realtime results and photos.

LaceUp Runnings Series Irvine will feature 10k and 5k distances for individuals. Participants receive Sierra Nevada beer toast and food truck brunch, Tech tee, Finisher's medal, Chip Timing and Realtime results with free photo posted online and on LaceUp Running Series app.

Mike Ward Community Park Woodbridge
20 Lake Road
Irvine, CA

Annual Southern California Brain Tumor Walk - Anaheim

The Southern California Brain Tumor Walk is an inspirational, all-ages fundraising walk and community day to support the brain tumor cause.

Form a team of family, friends and co-workers and help make a difference in the fight against brain tumors!

Angel Stadium of Anaheim
Anaheim, CA

Walk to End Alzheimer's - South Orange County - Irvine

This Memory Walk is part of a national movement to help those battling Alzheimer's and related memory loss disorders.

Orange County Great Park, C Street
Irvine, CA 92618

Surf City 10 Miler/10K/5K - Huntington Beach

This Classic 10 Miler is the perfect training run for your fall or winter marathon. The spectacular 10K is long enough to challenge your endurance yet is the perfect distance for achieving a PR. The Flat Fast course along California's famous Pacific Coast Highway is perfect for a leisurely 5K jog

21100 Pacific Coast Highway
Huntington Beach, CA


Dinosaur Dash - Tustin
Sunday, November 4, 2018

Run for Education! A fund-raiser for the Tustin Public Schools Foundation, this year you can run and ride for education! The Dinosaur Dash features 4 events: 5k and 10k timed races for all ages, a 2k non-timed “Fun Run” and the non-timed 50k bike tour. After the race, there will be entertainment, a Food Court and Expo with games, activities and more. There's fun for the whole family.

The Marketplace


Plymouth Rock N' Run 5k - Anaheim Hills
Thanksgiving Day

The 5k and 10k course is around the perimeter of the Yorba Regional Park, and the Santa Ana River bike trail. There will be live music throughout the event, courtesy of CSUF jazz combomusic, prizes, food, and a 1k kids fun run for 12 & under.

All of the funds raised by sponsors and race participants will help Reeve-Irvine research to battle spinal cord injuries and other neurological afflictions such as stroke, Alzheimer's, and multiple sclerosis.

Yorba Regional Park
Anaheim Hills

Turkey Trot - Dana Point
Thanksgiving Day

California's Largest Thanksgiving Day Run Event - The Dana Point Turkey Trot - One of America's Most Scenic Runs... hosted by The Dana Point Chamber of Commerce. Tour the beautiful beach, majestic cliffs and coves of Dana Point.

The Dana Point Chamber of Commerce, the host of the Dana Point Turkey Trot, has partnered with the Dana Point 5th Marine Regiment Support Group to help our Marines during the Thanksgiving Holidays.


Surf City USA Marathon & Half Marathon - Huntington Beach
February 1, 2019 - February 3, 2019

This exclusive oceanfront course is a California Dream! Run on Pacific Coast Highway past the famous Huntington Beach pier and wind through the legendary surfing beaches of Southern California. Retro surf bands entertain along the way and the Finish Line Party includes a beach side beer garden in the California sun. Finishers receive bodacious surfboard medals!

21100 Pacific Coast Highway
Huntington Beach, Ca


Timberwolf 5 K Run/Walk - Irvine
Saturday, February 9, 2019

The Timberwolf 5K Run/Walk, and the 1K Fun Run, feature breathtaking views, fantastic food, event t-shirts and the company of hundreds of friendly fitness enthusiasts. Proceeds from registration and sponsorships benefit Northwood High School and Families Forward, a local non-profit providing supported housing programs, counseling, food, referrals, school supplies, career coaching, and other services for families in crisis. Register by January 24th for the best price.

Northwood High School
4515 Portola Pkwy
Irvine, CA

Los Alamitos 'Race on the Base' - Los Alamitos

The yearly event has continued to provide not only a forum for local avid runners and walkers, but has also instilled a sense of pride and teamwork between the Los Alamitos City Council, the citizens of Los Alamitos, the Rossmoor Community Services District, and the local business community.

The race is held on the run ways at the Joint Forces Training Base in Los Alamitos and features helicopters, planes and military vehicles with music throughout the course. Events and activities for the whole family!


Walk MS - Irvine
April 2019

Fun, festival-like event including food, drink, entertainment and a 1 to 3 milw. The National MS Society's mission is to end the devastating effects of multiple sclerosis. They are currently accepting registrations via, email, mail or over the telephone for this walk.

Orange County Great Park
6990 Marine Way
Irvine, CA

(800) 486-6762

Rabbit Run 5K / Egg Hunt
April 2019

Awesome, landscaped, newly paved running path around lake and park paths. Its a perfect chance to pit yourself against age divisions challenges in the OC CHALLENGE 5K (8am)or have an Easter THEMED event in the RABBIT RUN 5k, a 3.1 mile easter egg hunt! Pictures with the Easter Bunny at the finish. Finisher medals in BOTH events. Age division awards and prize money in the OC CHALLENGE 5k.

Staged from Jeffrey Trail Middle School 155 Visions, Irvine. Two blocks North of the 5 Freeway off Jeffrey Rd.

OC MARATHON - Newport Beach
Early May 2019

Join thousands of other community-minded runners and walkers at the OC Marathon, beginning at Newport Center, adjacent to Fashion Island.

Register to "Run for Free" with one of our charity partners and make a commitment to a fundraising goal today.

(949) 222-3327

3K Fun Run/Walk: Club Corp Charity Classic - Aliso Viejo
Spring 2019

Join us for a morning of fun at our 3k Walk/Run around the Aliso Viejo Country Club Golf Course! This inaugural event is fun for the whole family and benefits Pretend City Children’s Museum!

Each individual entry receives a free ticket to Pretend City and each family registration receives 4 free tickets–we hope to see you there!
Register here

Aliso Viejo Country Club Golf Course
33 Santa Barbara Dr
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656

Liver Life Walk - Irvine

American Liver foundation, invites you to join us for Liver Life Walk Orange County. The Walk will be held on June 9th at the Campus of the University of Irvine. This is a kid/pet-friendly event with lots of activities for your entire family. The registration is free, however, all participants who raise $100 or more will receive a limited edition 2018 Liver Life Walk Orange County t-shirt. You can walk alone, form a team, join a team, walk with your colleagues, or volunteer to help us at the Walk.

Register easily online

University of Irvine Campus
Irvine, CA

For more information, please call: 310-670-4624. Or email:

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High-Performance Coaching

Competitive Advantage Sports and Performance Consulting
Performance Coaching for Athletes

Take the next step and start working on becoming the best athlete or performer you can be. Dr. Timothy G. Miller is a sports and performance psychology coach who works with athletes and performers of all ages, sports, and abilities.

Are you looking to gain a competitive advantage and improve your practice and game focus? Do you want to be more consistent with your performance? Or do you suffer from precompetition anxiety? If you have answered yes to any of these questions, you may benefit from learning and practicing mental enhancement techniques provided by Dr. Miller.

Skpe appointments always available to meet client needs.

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