• Walnut Creek Elks Free Throw Contest -- For boys and girls, ages 8-13, on Dec. 8 from 8:30-11 a.m. at De La Salle High School. 113 Winton Dr., Concord. Free. 925-360-2900, coach_ritt@yahoo.com

  • WCYAA Rookie Basketball -- Registration open for boy and girls, ages 5-6. League plays on Saturdays and runs from Dec. 7-Feb. 1. Foothill Middle School, 2775 Cedro Lane, Walnut Creek. $150. 925-933-4884, www.wcyaa.com

  • NBA/WNBA Youth League -- Sign up for Pleasant Hill Recreation Sports co-ed basketball league for grades 3-8. Games start on Jan. 11 and end in March. PH Education Center Gym, 1 Santa Barbara Rd. $135-150 includes jersey and basketball. 925-682-0896, pleasanthillrecsports.com

  • Winter Break Basketball Camp -- Register for Pleasant Hill Recreation Sports basketball camp for boys and girls, grades 3-8. Camp runs Dec. 30-31 and Jan. 2-3. Grades 3-5 from noon-1 p.m. and grades 6-8 from 1-3 p.m. $50 for grades 3-5 & $70 for grades 6-8. PH Education Center Gym, 1 Santa Barbara Rd. 925-682-0896, pleasanthillrecsports.com

  • NorCal Courts Adult Drop-In-- Drop-In basketball for adults, on weekdays and Sundays. Monday & Wednesday from 9-11 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday from 6-9 p.m. 360 Ferry St., Martinez. $5. 925-708-7929, www.norcalcourts.com


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  • NorCal Courts Adult League -- Men's Adult Basketball League, every Tuesday evening. 360 Ferry St., Martinez. 925-708-7929, coachdan@norcalcourts.com, www.norcalcourts.com

  • Oakland Holiday Tournament -- City of Oakland-Parks and Recreation Dept. will be hosting a holiday basketball tournament, for grades 6-8. Dec. 21-22 at Skyline High School, 12250 Skyline Blvd., Oakland. $200. For boys tournament info contact Chris Kyriacou 510-577-9100 ext.292, and for girls contact Curtis Cooper 510-414-3570. Ckyriacou@bishopodowd.org

  • Orinda Drop-in Basketball -- Every Sunday night from 5-7 p.m. at Wagner Ranch Elementary. 350 Camino Pablo, Orinda. $6 residents, $7 non-residents. 925-254-2445, cityoforinda.org

  • East Bay Youth Sports -- Basketball is Fun Clinic, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Mondays. For boys and girls ages 5-12. Walnut Creek Presbyterian Church, 1801 Lacassie, Walnut Creek. $150. 925-952-4450, www.ebys.org

  • Pleasant Hill Recreation and Park -- Pleasant Hill Recreation's Adult Drop-In basketball, every Friday at 5:30-7 p.m., and Sundays, 8-10 a.m. PH Education Center Gym, 1 Santa Barbara Road. $5. www.pleasanthillrecsports.com

  • Warriors Basketball Camp -- Registration open for holiday skills clinic for boys and girls, ages 7-15. On Dec. 21 from 12:30-3:30 p.m. at Oracle Arena, 7000 Coliseum Way, Oakland. Participants also receive two Warriors tickets. 510-986-5310, warriors.com/camp

    n Upward Sports Camp -- Registration open for boys and girls, grades 1-6. Oak Park Christian Center, 2073 Oak Park Blvd., Pleasant Hill. For more info contact 925-934-3056, upwardreg94523@gmail.com

    BASEBALL

  • Walnut Creek Pony Baseball -- Competitive baseball program is looking to fill open positions in 9U-14U rosters. To set up a tryout contact coach Don 925-708-6427. The Fieldhouse, 1630 Challenge Dr., Concord. don@thefieldhouse.net, www.walnutcreekpony.org

  • Saint Mary's College Baseball Camp -- Registration open for two-day winter youth camp. For boys and girls, ages 5-12, on Dec. 21-22 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Louis Guisto Field, Moraga. $225. nml3@stmarys-ca.edu, www.smcgaels.com

  • Saint Mary's College Baseball Camp -- Registration open for two-day winter high school prospect camp. For boys ages 13-18, on Dec. 28-29 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Louis Guisto Field, Moraga. $299. nml3@stmarys-ca.edu, www.smcgaels.com

  • Clayton Valley Charter Clinic -- Taught by head coach Casey Coakley and staff. For boys and girls ages 5-14 on Jan. 2-3 from 9 a.m.-noon at Clayton Valley Baseball facility. $60. uglyeaglebaseball@gmail.com

  • JOBL Baseball -- Registration for boys and girls, ages 4-14, on Dec. 7 from 10 a.m.-noon at JOBL Complex. Laura Alice Way and Nelson Ave., Concord. 925-689-0952, www.joblconcord.com

  • JOBL Baseball -- Tryouts for 11U boys league on Dec. 9 at from 1 p.m.-3 p.m. at JOBL Complex. Laura Alice Way and Nelson Ave., Concord. 415-377-9069, baglieri@att.net, www.eteamz.com/jobl

  • North Coast Reds Baseball Club -- Tryouts for boys 14U Elite team will be held on Dec. 7 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Martinez Waterfront Field. northcoastreds@comcast.net, www.northcoastreds.com

  • Danville Baseball Academy -- Tryouts by appointment for boys and girls 9U-12U teams. Contact Matt Crudale to set up time and date at 925-785-6178, matpatcru@aol.com, danvillebaseballacademy.com

  • Danville Bulls Elite Travel Ball -- Looking for players for the 9U-18U winter, spring and summer teams. For more information contact Lance Blankenship 925-708-3173, lancerblankenship@sbcglobal.net

  • Golden Era Baseball -- Tryouts by appointment for 15U-18U Golden Era Baseball team. 800-331-8752, sayhey@goldenerabaseball.com, www.goldenerabaseball.com

    SOFTBALL

  • JOBL Softball -- Registration for boys and girls, ages 4-14, on Dec. 7 from 10 a.m.-noon at JOBL Complex. Laura Alice Way and Nelson Ave., Concord. 925-689-0952, www.joblconcord.com

  • Perk's Premier Softball Club -- Looking to fill open roster spots for girls 10U fastpitch softball team. Call to set up a tryout. 925-383-1819, bills@perkssportsacademy.com

  • Vallejo Hurricanes Fastpitch Softball -- Tryouts for girls 14A, 16A, and 18Gold teams will be held on Dec. 7, Dec. 8 and Dec. 14. Must register prior tryouts at www.leaguelineup.com/hurricanesoftball18g, 707-315-8477

    Football

  • East Bay Youth Sports -- Registration open for winter break flag football league fro boys and girls 5-12. 9 a.m.-noon on Dec. 23-31 and Jan. 2 and Jan. 3 in Concord at Woodside Elementary, and Orinda at Wilder Field. 925-952-4450, www.ebys.org

  • California Pirates -- Tryouts by appointment for California Pirates adult tackle football team. For players ages 18 and over. 510-472-1166, i_davis2001@yahoo.com

    Fundraisers

  • Clayton Valley Charter-- Hosting the Hot Stove Baseball Dinner to celebrate the history of Clayton Valley baseball. Former coaches and players will be guest speakers, and proceeds go to Clayton Valley Charter Baseball and Scholarship Fund. 6 p.m. on Jan. 10 at Shadelands Civic Arts Center. $40. To purchase tickets email uglyeaglebaseball.com

  • Mt.

    Diablo High School -- Crab feed sponsored by Mt. Diablo Hall of Fame. Jan. 25 at Zio Fraedo's in Pleasant Hill. Donations will go towards MDHS sports programs. $50 before Dec. 31, $60 after. louadamo@gmail.com, 925-212-9332

    SpOrTs camp

  • East Bay Youth Sports -- Sign-ups for upcoming winter break tackle football, flag football, basketball, baseball, soccer and lacrosse sports camps. For boys and girls, ages 5-12, in Concord and Orinda. Camp runs from 9 a.m.-noon on Dec. 23-Dec. 31, Jan. 2 and Jan. 3 at Woodside Elementary, 761 San Simeon Dr., Concord, and Wilder Field #2, Wilder Rd., Orinda. $24 per day. 925-952-4450, www.ebys.org

    SOCCER

  • Orinda Drop-in Soccer -- Sunday mornings at Wilder fields from 9:30-11:30 a.m. For more information call 925-254-7688.

  • Stockton Storm FC 99 -- Tryouts by appointment for U14 Stockton Storm FC 99. 925-250-9941, www.leaguelineup.com/stocktonstormfc99

    Table TENNIS

  • Concord Table Tennis Club -- Play and Learn Table Tennis, Sundays: 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Mondays: 7-10 p.m., Tuesdays: 7:30-10 p.m., and Thursdays: 6:45-10:15 p.m. For players all ages. 796 Grayson Road, Pleasant Hill. $3-$7 a day, $15-$30 for a season membership. 925-689-7463, www.concordtabletennis.com

    TENNIS

  • Winter Break Tennis Camp -- Register for Pleasant Hill Recreation Sports tennis camp for boys and girls, ages 6-16. Dec. 30-Jan. 5 from 9 a.m.-noon at College Park High tennis courts. $117-132. 925-682-0896, pleasanthillrecsports.com

    JOBS

  • Berean Christian High School -- Looking to fill immediate opening for a girls JV basketball head coach. In addition, the following spring coaching positions are also open: Head and assistant boys varsity lacrosse coaches, assistant track coaches and an assistant swim coach. Also, beginning the process of hiring assistant football coaches for the 2014 season. Contact AD Craig Lee at 925-945-6464 ext. 25 or clee@berean-eagles.org

  • Las Lomas High School -- Looking for a varsity softball head coach and JV girls lacrosse head coach. Contact AD Tim Kruger 925-280-3920 ext. 2863, tkruger@acalanes.k12.ca.us

  • Northgate High School -- Looking to fill the following head coaching positions: baseball JV and freshmen, softball varsity and JV, lacrosse varsity boys, lacrosse girls JV, swimming varsity boys and girls, tennis JV boys. Assistant positions are also available. To apply send resume to nghsad@gmail.com

  • Walnut Creek Pony Bulldawgs -- Looking for coaches and instructors for the 9U-14U teams during fall, spring and/or to run clinics. Paid positions available. Contact Don 925-446-6568, www.walnutcreekpony.org, don@thefieldhouse.net

  • Alameda Attack Lacrosse Club -- Looking to fill paid coaching positions for upcoming boys and girls lacrosse season. Practices begin late January and games are on weekends, from February to May. Program needs coaches for boys teams U9, U11, U13, and U15 and girls teams U11 and U13. Coaches must complete US Lacrosse Certified Coaches Program. To apply and for more info contact alamedalax@gmail.com

  • American High School -- Looking for experienced assistant track coaches in the areas of throws, jumps and pole vault. Contact head coach Mike Lindsay 510-796-1776, mlindsay@fremont.k12.ca.us

  • Campolindo High School -- Looking for a JV softball coach. Contact Tom Renno trenno@acalanes.k12.ca.us

  • Castro Valley High School -- Looking for a varsity baseball coach. Must have previous experience coaching at the high school or college level. Send resume, cover letter and references to apopper@cv.k12.ca.us

  • Head-Royce High School -- Looking to fill the following Winter coaching positions: JV boys basketball head coach and assistant, varsity girls basketball head coach and boys freshmen assistant. Also looking to fill spring coaching positions for: varsity softball head coach and assistant, varsity girls soccer assistant, swimming head coach and assistant, and varsity golf head coach. Send cover, resume and reference to Brendan Blakeley at bblakeley@headroyce.org.

  • Holy Names High School -- Looking for a head coach and assistant for varsity softball team. Send resume and three references to Slemier@hnhsoakland.org

  • Miramonte High School -- Looking for a JV girls lacrosse coach. Contact vdellaquila@acalanes.k12.ca.us

  • San Ramon Slammers -- Looking for qualified head coaches for the year-round program. College or high school coaching experience required. Must be available twice a week and weekends. 925-209-1564, www.sanramonfastpitchsoftball.com