Fun and Fitness calendar for Sept. 24

BASEBALL

USSSA SEPTEMBER SHOOTOUT NIT: Sept. 28-29, Chappapeela Sports Park, 43106 South Airport Rd., Hammond. Ages 6-17. Fee $300. 3-game guarantee. Entry deadline Sept. 25. Call Gulf South USSSA (504) 265-0390. Email: billy.vaughn@usssa.com.

TRYOUTS: Through September, Riot @ Traction 10-under AA/AAA team. Need 2-3 players. Call Jimmy Robbins (225) 266-9598 or Ryan Theriot (225) 753-7777.

TRYOUTS: Through September, Saints 10-under AAA tournament team. Needs 2-3 players. Call David Kibbe (225) 963-0330. Email: info@saintsyouthbaseball.com.

USSSA FALL BALL BASH NIT: Oct. 5-6, Val Riess Complex: 1201 Magistrate St., Chalmette. Ages 6-17. Fee $300. 3-game guarantee. Entry deadline Oct. 2. Call Gulf South USSSA (504) 265-0390. Email: billy.vaughn@usssa.com.

USSSA OCTOBER CLASSIC: Oct. 12-13, Carrollton-Audubon Batture Fields, 6500 Magazine St., Batture 1, New Orleans. Ages 6-17. Fee $250. 3-game guarantee. Entry deadline Oct. 9. Call Gulf South USSSA (504) 265-0390. Email: billy.vaughn@usssa.com.

TRYOUTS: Through Oct. 20. Rockets 8-under spring/summer tournament team. Call Spencer Loe (225) 802-5133. Email: spencerloe@yahoo.com.

TRYOUTS: Through Oct. 20, La. Tigers 11-, 13- & 14-under AA/AA teams. Each team needs 2 players. Call Leo McClure (225) 939-0012.

BASKETBALL

LUNCH BUNCH: Noon, Tuesdays/Thursdays, Istrouma Baptist Church gym, Baton Rouge. No fee. Call ML Woodruff (225) 295-0775, Ext 118.

LAMAR DIXON EXPO CENTER MEN’S LEAGUE REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Sept. 29 for Sunday-only league beginning Oct. 6. Fee $250/team. Call Titus Randle (225) 806-0225.

FITNESS

ROCK WALL & ZIP LINE: 10 a.m.-noon, Oct. 5 & Oct. 19, Paula Manship YMCA, Baton Rouge. Ages 5 & older. Fees $5 members, $10 nonmembers. Call Billie Babin (225) 767-9622. Email: bbabin@ymcabr.org.

GOLF

AJGT SANTA MARIA JUNIOR CLASSIC ENTRY DEADLINE: Noon, Sept. 25 for Sept. 28-29 event, Santa Maria GC, Baton Rouge. Junior players ages 11-18, 36 holes. Fee. $215. Call Owen Seiler (318) 402-2446. Website: www.arrowheadjgt.com.

7TH ANNUAL ST. THOMAS MORE MEN’S CLUB TOURNAMENT: Noon shotgun start, Sept. 30, Greystone CC, Denham Springs. 4-player scramble. Fee $125/player, $500/team includes driving range, lunch, steak dinner. Sponsorships available. Benefits STM Men’s Club community service activities. Call Bill Dow (225) 413-0630. Website: www.stmmensclub.org.

AJGT OAK HARBOR JUNIOR CLASSIC ENTRY DEADLINE: Noon, Oct. 2 for Oct. 5-6 event, Oak Harbor GC, Slidell. Junior players ages 11-18, 36 holes. Fee. $195. Call Owen Seiler (318) 402-2446. Website: www.arrowheadjgt.com.

SENIOR FOUR-BALL/LOUISIANA GOLF ASSOCIATION: Oct. 5-6, Beau Chene CC, Mandeville. Players must be LGA member with USGA Handicap Index. Online registration: www.LGAgolf.org. Call LGA office (337) 265-3938.

LOUISIANA WOMEN’S GOLF ASSOCIATION/MID-AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP: Oct. 7-8, Bayou DeSiard CC, Monroe. Online entry: www.lwgagolf.com. Call Cathy Campbell (985) 785-2502.

26TH ANNUAL ESTHER WILLIAMS EAMES MEMORIAL TOURNAMENT: Noon shotgun start, Oct. 14, Santa Maria GC, Baton Rouge. 4-player scramble. Fee $125/player, $500/4-player corporate teams. Supper, door prizes included. Closest-to-pin, men’s & women’s long-drive contests. Silent auction. Benefits Louisiana Lupus Foundation. Registration 10:30 a.m. Sponsorships available. Call Andrew Eames (225) 937-7661.

AJGT SCHOLARSHIP CLASSIC ENTRY DEADLINE: Noon, Oct. 16 for Oct. 19-20 event, Lakewood GC, Point Clear, Ala. Junior players ages 11-18, 36 holes. Fee. $2255. Call Owen Seiler (318) 402-2446. Website: www.arrowheadjgt.com.

GYMNASTICS

YOUTH WORKOUTS REGISTRATON DEADLINE: Oct. 10 for Wednesdays Oct. 16-Dec. 11 schedule, Paula Manship YMCA, Baton Rouge. Ages 3-8. Fee $50 members, $90 nonmembers. Call Rebecca Solomon (225) 767-9622. Email: rsolomon@ymcabr.org.

PICKLEBALL

BREC CEDAR RIDGE 45-OLDER LEAGUES: 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays; 8:30-11 a.m. Wednesdays; 8 a.m.-noon Saturdays; 5-9 p.m. Sundays. 3 courts. Call Tom Burkhart (225) 752-5905/(225) 751-2563.

ISO FUN NIGHT: 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays, Istrouma Baptist Church Gym, Baton Rouge. No reservations needed. Call ISO Sports (225) 295-0775.

BREC FORREST PARK: 6-8 p.m., Thursdays & 6-9 p.m., Fridays. 3 courts/all ages. Call Babe English (225) 753-9634.

BREC HIGHLAND ROAD PARK: 9 a.m.-noon, Fridays. 2 courts. Call (225) 767-4003.

BREC/YMCA HOWELL PLACE: 5-8 p.m., Sundays. 3 courts. Call Tom Burkhart (225) 752-5905.

BREC LOVETT ROAD 21-AND-OLDER LEAGUE: 6-9 p.m. Mondays, Lovett Road Park, Central. 2 courts. Call Charles Welsh (225) 261-3621.

RUNNING-WALKING

HAPPY’S RUNNING CLUB: 6:15 p.m., Sept. 24, Happy’s Irish Pub, Third Street. Fee $35 annual membership. Call Scott Higgins (225) 810-5124 or Michael Lang (225) 252-9621.

TIPITINA’S FOUNDATION RHYTHM & BLUES 5K: 5 p.m., Sept. 28, Tipitina’s Uptown, New Orleans. Fees $25 NOTC members, $30 nonmembers, $20 youths, $50 family, $35 race day. Call New Orleans Track Club/Jennifer Neil (504) 304-2326.

LIVE OAK HIGH RUN/WALK: 8 a.m., Sept. 28, Live Oak High, Watson. 5K run/walk & 1-mile run. Fee $25. Call LOHS (225) 665-8858. Registration website: www.register.cajuntiming.com.

ALLIGATOR STOMP RUN/WALK: 9 a.m., Sept. 28, Half-mile & 5K run/walk. Westbank Bridge Park, Luling. Fee $15-$25. In conjunction with Alligator Festival. Call Chuck George (504) 468-1488. Website: www.NOLArunning.com.

RABALAIS RUN FOR LIFE: 8 a.m., Oct. 5, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Rd., Baton Rouge. Half-mile & 5K run/walk. Fee $25, $30 after Sept. 25. Benefits organ/tissue donation programs. Call Lori Steele (225) 788-0092. Email: lsteele@lopa.org.

ST. THERESA/ST. JOHN TREK: 8 a.m., Oct. 5, St. Theresa of Avila Catholic School, Burnside Avenue, Gonzales. Kids half-mile & 2-mile race/walk. In conjunction with the St. Theresa Catholic Church Fair. Fee $12. Door prizes. Race-day registration 7 a.m.

UNCF FUND RUN/WALK: 8:30 a.m., Oct. 5, Audubon Park-Riverview, New Orleans. 5K run/walk. Fees $30-$35. Call Chuck George (504) 581-3794. Website: www.NOLArunning.com.

BANANA RELAY: 4 p.m., Oct. 6, Maravich Assembly Center, LSU, Baton Rouge. 2-runner same-sex, opposite-sex teams carry banana baton in 1.6-mile loop relays. Child-child, child-adult, adult-adult in combined-age divisions. Fee $15-$20 per runner, $25/runner race day. Website: www.clubsouthrunners.com.

5K TRAINING PROGRAM: Oct. 7, West Feliciana Parks & Rec, St. Francisville. For beginners. 10 weeks, 6-7 p.m. Mondays & Wednesdays through Dec. 14. Fee $100. Call WFP Parks & Rec (225) 784-8447.

JAZZ HALF & 5K: 7 a.m., Oct. 12, Lafayette Square, New Orleans. Various fees. Call Chuck George (504) 581-3794. Website: www.NOLArunning.com.

BATON ROUGE BEACH 10K: 8 a.m., Oct. 19, Milfred Wampold Park/Baton Rouge Beach, Stanford Avenue, Baton Rouge. Fee $30, $35 after Oct. 1, $40 race day. Packet pickup 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Oct. 18, B.R. Cancer Services, 550 Lobdell Ave., Baton Rouge. Call Craig Watson (225) 292-3800/(225) 324-3123.

OKTOBERFEST RUN/WALK: 5 p.m., Oct. 19, Rivertown, Kenner. Fees $20 NOTC members, $25 nonmembers, $15 youths, $50 family, $30 race day. Call New Orleans Track Club/Jennifer Neil (504) 304-2326.

RACE FOR THE CURE: 8:30 a.m., Oct. 26, City Park, New Orleans. Fees $20-$30. Call Chuck George (504) 581-3794. Website: www.KomenNewOrleans.org.

Soccer

A.C. LEWIS YMCA & BARANCO-CLARK YMCA Fall Indoor REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Oct. 11, A.C. Lewis YMCA & Baranco-Clark YMCA, Baton Rouge. Ages 3-6. Members $40, nonmembers $85. Call A.C. Lewis YMCA (225) 924-3606, Baranco-Clark YMCA (225) 344-6775.

FASTPITCH SOFTBALL

USSSA FALL CLASSIC: Sept. 28, LaSalle Park, 6600 Airline Dr., Metairie. Girls ages 8-16. Fee $50. 2-game guarantee. Entry deadline Sept. 25. Call Gulf South USSSA (504) 265-0390. Email: billy.vaughn@usssa.com.

SLOWPITCH SOFTBALL

TRYOUTS: Through September, men’s Baton Rouge-New Roads traveling team. Call Ed Palubinskas (225) 324-6022 or Jason Cador (225) 638-2954.

SWIMMING

TEAM CONDITIONING: Oct. 1-Nov. 28, Paula Manship YMCA, Baton Rouge. Ages 5-18, 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays & Thursdays. Fees $70 members, $150 nonmembers. Call Billie Babin (225) 767-9622. Email: bbabin@ymcabr.org.

FALL GROUP LESSONS REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Oct. 3 for Oct. 7-31 workouts, Paula Manship YMCA, Baton Rouge. Youth, preschool, parent/child, teen & adult lessons Monday-Thursday weekly. Fees $50 members, $90 nonmembers. Call Billie Babin (225) 767-9622. Email: bbabin@ymcabr.org.