Fun & Fitness calendar

BASEBALL

TRYOUTS: Through Jan. 19, Louisiana Wolves 9-under 2013 spring/summer tournament team. Call Jason Mayeux (225) 445-7577.

OPERATION: FIRST BASE CLINIC: 2-4:30 p.m, Jan. 20. Ages 6-14, Hartley Vey, Alaska Street Park, Istrouma Baptist Church, Howell Park, Maplewood Park, Saia Park, Anna T. Jordan Park in Baton Rouge & Myhand Park in Addis. No fee. Food & giveaways. Donations of baseball equipment to Istrouma Baptist Church. Call ML Woodruff (225) 295-0775, Ext. 118.

TRYOUTS: Through Jan. 20, Rebels 12-year-old AA/AAA) & 14 AA spring tournament teams. Call Ricky Grabert (225) 753-7777. Email: pcaserta@tractioncse.com.

TRYOUTS: Through Jan. 26, 13AA USSSA Baton Rouge-based tournament team needs 3 players. Call Shelly Melancon (225) 936-3602. Email: shelly.melancon@yahoo.com.

TRYOUTS: Through Jan. 27, 13-year-old Major team needs 1 player. Call Wayne McDonald (225) 802-2475. Email: hurricanesbaseball@eatel.net.

TRYOUTS: Through Jan. 27, Saints 7-under & 9-under spring/summer competitive league/tournament teams. Call David Kibbe (225) 963-0330. Email: info@SaintsYouthBaseball.com.

TRYOUTS: Through Jan. 27, La Tigers 12AA & 14AA spring travel teams. Need 2 players each team. Call Leo McClure (225) 939-0012.

TRYOUTS: Through Jan. 29, City Bandits 13-14/AA competitive league/tournament team, Needs 3-4 players. Call Shawn Coleman (225) 937-4259 or Chucky Barnes (225) 772-4875.

TRYOUTS: Through January, Varsity 11 AA/AAA & 12AA/Major teams. Call David Key (225) 405-5108 or Scott Kirby (225) 610-3376.

TRYOUTS: Through January, Baton Rouge Bandits 12AA team. Needs 3 players. Call Lanny Bergeron (225) 716-2220.

TRYOUTS: Through January, Walker Rockets 10AA spring/summer tournament team. Call Spencer Loe (225) 802-5133. Email: spencerloe@yahoo.com.

TRYOUTS: Through Feb. 10, Louisiana Blast 12-year-old tournament team, Blast training facility, 9121 Cockerham Rd., Denham Springs. Call Blast (225) 802-1766.

BASKETBALL

BREC MLK WEEKEND TIPOFF TOURNAMENT REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Jan. 15 for Jan. 18-20 tournament, Lester Roberts Sports Academy, 1002 Laurel St. & McKinley Middle School, 1550 Eddie Robinson Dr., Baton Rouge. Boys & girls 7-8, 9-10, 11-12 & 13-14 age divisions. Fee $50/team. Call Edward Robinson (225) 344-9688/(225) 266-7709 or Ashton Hawkins (225) 273-6402.

LUNCH BUNCH: Noon, Tuesdays/Thursdays, Istrouma Baptist Church gym, Baton Rouge. No fee.

TRYOUTS: Noon-1:30 p.m. Jan. 20, Team Sportsplex, 7122 Perkins Rd., Baton Rouge. Red Storm AAU boys 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grade spring/summer teams. Call Bryan Denison (225) 892-3739.

LA WARRIORS MARDI GRAS TOURNAMENT: Feb. 9-10, Central Private School, Central. Boys & girls 10-under through 15-under age divisions. Fee $75. 3-game guarantee. Call Ed Palubinskas (225) 324-6022 or Willie Wade (225) 356-6425.

VOLUNTEER COACHES NEEDED: Mardi Gras Gators tournament, Denham Springs. Call Mike Picou (225) 933-4084 or Tammy Laborde (225) 603-8796. Website: http://www.mardigrasgators.com.

GOLF

USSSA HUB CITY CLASSIC REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Jan. 16 for Jan. 19-20 event, The Wetlands GC, Lafayette. Boys & girls ages 9-11/18 holes, ages 12-18/36 holes. Fees $90 & $160. Call Robert Boudreaux (337) 278-8431. Website: http://www.usssa.com.

PICKLEBALL

BREC CEDAR RIDGE 45- AND -OLDER LEAGUE: 5-9 p.m. Sundays; 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays & Fridays; 9-11 a.m. Wednesdays, BREC Cedar Ridge Park. Call Tom Burkhart (225) 752-5905.

BREC PLANK ROAD LEAGUE: 6:30-9 p.m. Tuesdays & Fridays; 7-9 p.m. Thursdays, Plank Road Park, Zachary. Call Lothar Kuhn (225) 654-9743.

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

BREC ANTIOCH PARK LEAGUE: 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays. Call Park Rec Center (225) 757-8316.

RUNNING-WALKING

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

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: For water station sponsored by Club South Runners for Jan. 20 Louisiana Marathon. Email David Vincent: dvincent@dvmafit.com. Website: http://louisianavolunteer.eventbrite.com/.

REBEL RUN: 8 a.m., Feb. 9, Central Private School, Central. 5K run/walk. Fee $20, $25 after Jan. 15. Packet pickup 7-7:30 p.m. Feb. 8. Call Jill Coon (225) 261-3341.

MARDI PARDI 2013: Feb. 9, Mockingbird Café, Old Town, Bay St. Louis, Miss. 5K & 10K roadraces. Fees 5K/$25 ($15 students), $30 after Jan. 31, $35 race day; 10K/$30 ($20 students), $35 after Jan. 31, $40 race day. Website: http://mardipardiadventure.org/race.

SOCCER

BATON ROUGE SOCCER CLUB SPRING REGISTRATION: Through Feb. 10. Ages 3-adults (men’s & women’s leagues). Fees $80-$125. Call BRSA office (225) 924-2157. Website: http://www.brsa.org.

TRACK & FIELD

U.S. EXPRESS CLUB PRACTICE: 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Independence Park & 1-3 p.m., Jan. 12, Miss. River levee, downtown Baton Rouge. Boys & girls ages 5-18. Practices same time Tuesdays & Saturdays through March 31. Call Byron Turner (225) 892-3489. Email: byronturner@usexpresstrackclub.org.

TRIATHLON

C.B. PENNINGTON JR. YMCA TRIATHLON-A-THON: 8 a.m., Feb. 3, Pennington YMCA, Old Hammond Highway, Baton Rouge. Indoors, Adult/300-yard swim, 15 minute spin; 1 mile run; Youth (12-younger)/100-yard swim, 10 minutes spin, half-mile run. Individual & relay divisions. Fee $25 & pledge fundraiser. Call Erin Shaw (225) 272-9622.