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Boot Camp: The Morning Boot Camp class is from 5:45 to 6:30 a.m. Monday and also meets Wednesday and Fridays for six weeks at the Sun Fitness Personal Training Studio, 12822 Dupont Circle. Cost is $150. Call (813) 749-8686 or visit

Square dancing: Meet people and learn to dance at the Temple Twirlers Square Dance Club from 4:45 to 6:45 p.m. Saturdays at 19012 First St. SW in Lutz. The first night is free. The cost is $4. Visit

Line dancing: The Northdale OWLS (Older, Wiser, Lively Seniors) line dancing season has begun at Northdale Park, 15500 Spring Pine Drive. Beginner classes are 9:15 to 10:15 a.m. Tuesdays and intermediate classes are 9:15 to 10:15 a.m. Thursdays. The cost is $4. Call (813) 259-1704.

Ballet: Register for ballet class for ages 3 to adult at Center for the Arts Ballet School at Scottish Rite Center, 5500 Memorial Highway. There are openings for 10-to-teen pointe classes. Call (813) 887-1979.

Speed walking: Get into jogging condition. An eight-week program to improve aerobic capacity is held at 8 a.m. Thursdays at Lake Park, 17302 N Dale Mabry Highway. Learn form, conditioning techniques and build speed and distance. Call (813) 961-9347.

Fundraising Run: USF engineering students will hold the Tampa Tropical Trot 5K at 7 a.m. Sunday at USF's Intramural and Par courses, 4202 E Fowler Ave. The group is raising funds for a project that will bring water to a developing community in the Dominican Republic. The cost is $25 the day of race. Call (813) 732-7842 or visit

Strawberry Classic: The Tampa Bay Runners Strawberry Classic 1-mile fun run, 5K and 10K starts at 8 a.m. March 8 at Temple Terrace Elementary School, 124 Flotto Ave. Cost is $20 by Feb. 29 or $25 race day. Register at or mail checks payable to Tampa Bay Runners, P.O. Box 290372 Tampa, FL 33687. Call (813) 785-7979 or visit

Walk Now for Autism: The Tampa Autism Speaks Walk Now for Autism starts at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the Museum of Science and Industry, 4801 E Fowler Ave. Proceeds benefit research and raising awareness about autism. Call (813) 495-4777.

Spring sports: Registration is open for spring sports at the Bob Sierra Family YMCA, 4029 Northdale Blvd. Sign-up for soccer for children ages 3 to 11, flag football for ages 6 to 14, volleyball for ages 8 to 15 and cheerleading for ages 5 to 12. The eight-game season is from March 24 to May 24. The cost is $65 for facility members and $95 for community members. Call (813) 962-3220.

Football: Registration for the New Tampa Youth Flag Football League for boys and girls is from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the New Tampa Family YMCA, 16221 Compton Drive, Tampa Palms. Practice starts the last week in March. Call (813) 493-8700.

Football: Want to help boys and girls develop into caring, responsible leaders? The Pop Warner New Tampa Patriots are seeking youth football and cheerleading coaches. Call (813) 404-7937. Registration for the Pop Warner New Tampa Patriots football players and cheerleaders is from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the New Tampa Family YMCA, 16221 Compton Drive, Tampa Palms. Call (813) 493-8700.

Football: The New Tampa Wildcats football and cheerleading registration is from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Tampa Palms Golf and Country Club, 5811 Tampa Palms Blvd. For football, call (813) 977-1265 and cheerleading, (813) 929-6974 or visit the Web site

Golf: The Kiwanis Club of New Tampa is looking for players, sponsors and auction and raffle items for its golf tournament at 7 a.m. March 3 at the Tampa Palms Golf & Country Club, 5811 Tampa Palms Blvd. The event benefits the Kiwanis Club's sponsored programs such as Terrific Kids, Key Clubs and the Circle K Club. Foursomes are $500 or $125 for individual players. Cost includes round of golf, golf cart, T-shirt, goody bag, breakfast and awards luncheon. Super tickets are also available for $20, which includes a $5 Birdies for Charities pledge for the PODS Championship, 10 raffle tickets, two mulligans, and longest drive and putting contest. Call (813) 973-1675 or visit

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