Fun & Fitness Calendar

BASEBALL

TRYOUTS: Through Nov. 25, Dragons 12AAA (two players) & 11AAA (one player) for 2013. Call David Robinson (225) 571-1741 or Scott Schultz (225) 522-0107.

TRYOUTS: Through Nov. 25, Brusly Rivercats 12AA/AAA Tournament Team for 2013. Call: Todd Dexter (225) 776-7127 Email: lsudex@cox.net

TRYOUTS: Through November, 7-under Livingston Parish-based Nitro tournament team. Call Lance Galloway (251) 533-9769. Email: nitrobaseballclub@yahoo.com.

TRYOUTS: Through November, Rebels, ages 12-14 AA, AAA spring tournament teams. Call Ricky Grabert (225) 753-7777. Email: pcaserta@tractioncse.com.

USSSA CHRISTMAS TOURNAMENT: Dec. 1-2, Val Riess Complex, Chalmette. Boys 7-under through 14-under age divisions. Fee $265. 3-game guarantee. Entry deadline Nov. 28. Call Billy Vaughn (504) 265-0390. Email: billy.vaughn@usssa.com.

TRYOUTS: Through Dec. 2, Slammers 13AA USSSA spring/summer team. Needs 3 players. Call Shelly Melancon (225) 936-3602. Email: shelly.melancon@yahoo.com.

USSSA GNOSF FALL II TOURNAMENT: Dec. 8-9, various Jefferson Parish parks. Boys 7-under through 14-under age divisions. Fee $265. 3-game guarantee. Entry deadline Dec. 5. Call Billy Vaughn (504) 265-0390. Email: billy.vaughn@usssa.com.

TRYOUTS: Through Dec. 22, 12-year-old Major tournament team. Needs 1 player. Call Chad DeLaune (225) 330-9231/(225) 773-4802.

TRYOUTS: Through Dec. 22, 10AAA BR-based league/tournament team. Call Chris Jones (225) 281-8070. Email: cjones@kcwlaw.

BASKETBALL

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

ROY JACOBS THANKSGIVING MEMORIAL JUNIOR HIGH CLASSIC: Nov. 23-25, Kenilworth Middle School, Baton Rouge. Boys & girls 7th- & 8th-grade teams. Fee $150. Call Ervin Grigsby (225) 588-2707. Email: tarheelbasketball1@yahoo.com.

WEST FELICIANA YOUTH LEAGUES REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Nov. 30. Games set through February at for Bains Lower Elementary, Bains Elementary & West Feliciana Middle schools. Fee $50/player. Call WFPR (225) 784-8447. Website: http://www.wfprec.com.

YOUTH TOOURNAMENT: Dec. 1-2, Central Private School gym, Central. Boys & girls 7-under through 15-under divisions. Fee $75. 3-game guarantee. Entry deadline Nov. 29. Call Ed Palubinskas (225) 324-6022 or Jason Cador (225) 618-6809.

MT. PILGRIM YOUTH LEAGUE REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Dec. 3 for Saturday morning league beginning in January, Mt. Pilgrim Church. Boys ages 9-10. Coaches meeting Dec. 5. Fee $200. Call Henry Grimes Jr. (225) 774-9100.

BREC YOUTH LEAGUES COACHES MEETING: 6 p.m., Dec. 5, Room 111, Independence Park Rec Center, Independence Boulevard, Baton Rouge. Competitive leagues/high school rules for ages 6-under/8-under Co-ed & 10-under, 12-under, 14-under & 18-under . Fee $175/team. Call Ashton Hawkins (225) 273-6402. Email: ahawkins@brec.org.

TRYOUTS: Noon-1:30 p.m., Dec. 9, Red Storm AAU 5th, 6th, 7th & 8th grade boys, Team Sportsplex, 7122 Perkins Rd. Baton Rouge. No-fee tryout. Call Bryan Denison (225) 892-3739.

ISO ELEMENTARY & MIDDLE SCHOOL LEAGUES REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Dec. 12, Istrouma Sports Organization, Istrouma Baptist Church, Baton Rouge. Elementary school-aged players & players in grades 5-8 for January league. Fee $75. Call ISO (225) 295-0775.

A.C. LEWIS YMCA COMPETITIVE LEAGUE REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Dec. 14, A.C. Lewis YMCA, Baton Rouge. Fee $200/team & $25/game. Call Lewis YMCA (225) 924-3606. Email: sgrai@ymcabr.org.

C.B. PENNINGTON JR. YMCA WINTER YOUTH LEAGUES REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Dec. 21 for Jan. 7-March 10 leagues. Ages 3-17. Fees $50/members, $90/nonmembers. Call Steve Ryan (225) 272-9622. Email: sryan@ymcabatonrouge.org.

A. C. LEWIS YMCA YOUTH LEAGUES REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Dec. 21. Ages 3-17. Fees $50/members, $90/nonmembers. . Call Lewis YMCA (225) 924-3606. Website: http://www.ymcabr.org.

CHEER

C.B. PENNINGTON JR. YMCA SESSIONS REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Dec. 21, Pennington YMCA, Baton Rouge. Sessions run Jan. 7-Mar. 10. Ages 3-17. Fees $45 members/$85 nonmembers. Call Steve Ryan (225) 272-9622. Email: sryan@ymcabatonrouge.org.

A. C. LEWIS YMCA REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Dec. 21. Ages 3-12. Fees $45/members, $85/nonmembers. . Call Lewis YMCA (225) 924-3606. Website: http://www.ymcabr.org.

FLAG FOOTBALL

BATTLE AT FLANACHER TOURNAMENT: Dec. 8, Flanacher Park, Zachary. 16-team double-elimination team. Fee $175 plus referee fees. Cash prize. Entry deadline Dec. 7. Call Alex Wright (225) 382-3596. Email: alex@brasf.com.

FITNESS

ZUMBA CLASSES: 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays through December, Independence Community Center, 10498 La. 965, St. Francisville. Fee $10/session, $30/month. Call West Feliciana Parish Recreation (225) 784-8447. Website: http://www.wfprec.com.

GOLF

HAMMOND GC SATURDAY LEAGUE: 9 a.m., Nov. 24, Hammond Golf Center, Hammond. Saturdays through November-December. Low 4 scores count. 2-player, best ball low gross & low net. Fee $20. Email: hammondgc2005@gmail.com.

USSSA GOBBLER 2 JUNIOR REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Nov. 28 for Nov. 24-25 event, Santa Maria GC, Baton Rouge. Boys & girls ages 9-11/18 holes, ages 12-18/36 holes. Fees $75 & $150. Call Robert Boudreaux (337) 278-8431. Website: http://www.usssa.com.

20TH ANNUAL PINECONE CLASSIC: 8 a.m. shotgun start, Dec. 1, Denham Springs CC, Denham Springs. 3-player scramble. Fee $50/player. Field limited to 20 teams. Long-drive, accurate-drive & closest-to-pin contests. Call Bobby Meador (225) 261-5062/(225) 235-5188.

AJGT GULF COAST JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP ENTRY DEADLINE: Noon, Dec. 12 for Dec. 15-16 event, Peninsula GC, Gulf Shores, Ala. Juniors ages 11-18/36 holes. Fee $225. Call Owen Seiler (318) 402-2446. Website: http://www.arrowheadjgt.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., Nov. 20, Happy’s Irish Pub, Third Street. Fee $35 annual membership. Call Scott Higgins (225) 810-5124 or Michael Lang (225) 252-9621.

26TH ANNUAL TURKEY TROT: 6 a.m., Nov. 22, Convention & Fourth streets, Baton Rouge. 5K & 1-mile Fun Run/Turkey Walk. Fee $30, $40 race day. Benefits March of Dimes. Call March of Dimes (225) 295-0655. Website: http://www.MarchOfDimes.com/Louisiana.

GOLDENFLIERS 5 & 10 MILERS: 8 a.m., Nov. 24, 3848 West Lakeshore Dr., Baton Rouge. Fees $60/5-mile ($35 XC Kids), $65/10-mile ($40 XC Kids). Sponsored by Baton Rouge Physical Therapy. Cash prizes. Website: http://www.goldenfliers.com.

REINDEER RUN & JINGLE BELL JOG: 7 p.m., Nov. 30, City Plaza, Fourth Street at North Boulevard, Baton Rouge. 5K & 1-mile runs. 5:30 p.m. registration. Fee $15/ages 6-17, $20/18-older, $20 & $25 on race day. No fee 5-younger. In conjunction with Downtown Festival of Lights. Sponsored by Forum 35. A Toys for Tots event (runners bring toys to enter raffle). Call Karen Edward (225) 938-2133. Email: run@forum35.org.

19TH ANNUAL BATON ROUGE BEACH MARATHON/HALF-MARATHON: 7 a.m., Dec. 1, Milfred Wampold Park/Baton Rouge Beach, Stanford Avenue, Baton Rouge. Fee $80/half-marathon, $90/marathon. Packet pickup 6-9 p.m., Nov. 30, The Marriott, 5500 Hilton Ave. Call Craig Watson (225) 292-3800/(225) 324-3123.

SANTA FUN RUN: 5 p.m., Dec. 8, Lafayette Street at North Boulevard, Baton Rouge. Fee $40/adults, $30/ages 13-17, $20,ages 8-12, fee free/under 7. Fee includes full Santa costume. Precedes 62nd-annual Cortana Kiwanis Baton Rouge Christmas Parade. Call Patte Keogh (225) 975-1851. Website: http://www.thesightings.com.

GIRLS ON THE RUN 5K: 9 a.m., Dec. 8, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Perkins Road, Baton Rouge. End of 10-week training session for 500 3rd-8th grade girls in Run Louisiana Program. Open to the the public. Fees $25, $30 race day. Includes post-race pancake breakfast. Packet pick-up Dec. 7, Varsity Sports, Baton Rouge. Benefits Girls on the Run of Greater Baton Rouge Scholarship Fund. Sponsored by W. Higgins Adventure & Events. Website: http://www.girlsontherungbr.org. Email Walker Higgins: walker@girlsontherungbr.org.

INAUGURAL WOMAN’S HALF MARATHON, 10K & WELLNESS BOUTIQUE: 7 a.m., Dec. 9, River Center, Front Street, Baton Rouge. Half-marathon, 10K roadrace, 5K Fun Run. Fees $90/half, 10K, $25/5K, $110 & $40 race day. Benefits Women’s Hospital programs & “Pink Patrol for Women and Babies. Website: http://www.WomansHalfMarathon.com.

CANAL STREET RACE FOR CRIMESTOPPERSGNO: 8 a.m., Dec. 9, City Park, New Orleans. 5K & 1-mile runs. Fees $25, $30 after Dec. 1,, $10/17-under, $15/65-older. Call Chuck George (504) 468-1488. Email: NOLArunning@cox.net.

MARDI GRAS MAMBO TRAINING: 6:30 p.m., Dec. 12, Fleet Feet Sports, Baton Rouge. Website: http://www.fleetfeetbatonrouge.com.

2ND ANNUAL SJA STICKER STAMPEDE: 8 a.m., Dec. 15, St. Joseph’s Academy, Parker Street at Kleinert Avenue, Baton Rouge. 5K run/walk & 1-mile Fun Run. Fee $20, $25 race day. Website: http://www.sjaconnections.org/stickerstampede2.

GINGERBREAD JOG: 8:30 a.m., Dec. 15, 1442 City Park Ave., Baton Rouge. 5K run & 1-mile run/dog walk. Fee $15 11-and-younger, $20 all others, $20/$25 race day. Contest for ugliest Christmas sweater for runners & dogs. Benefits YMCA programs for kids. Call Kevin Broussard (225) 612-9622 or Bryan Bolton (225) 767-9622.

FASTPITCH SOFTBALL

USSSA CHRISTMAS TOURNAMENT: Dec. 1-2, North Oak Park, Hammond. Girls 8-under through 18-under age divisions. Fee $75. 4-game guarantee. Entry deadline Nov. 28. Call Billy Vaughn (504) 265-0390. Email: billy.vaughn@usssa.com.

TENNIS

YOUTH INSTRUCTION: Through November, West Feliciana Parish Sports Park, St. Francisville. Tuesdays, 4-5 p.m./6th-8th grades, $60/month; Thursdays, 3:45 p.m, Pre-K & K, $40/month; Thursdays, 4:45 p.m., 1st-2nd grades. $60/month; Thursdays, 6 p.m., 3rd-5th grades. ild on a waiting list and will contact you if/when an opening occurs. Call WFSP (225) 784-8447. Website: http://www.wfprec.com.

VOLLEYBALL

TRYOUTS: Bayou Bandits Club, girls ages 10-18, St. Amant High School’s back gym. Tryout fee $25, additional fees if selected. Noon-2:30 p.m., Nov. 25, 15s/16s & 3-5 p.m., Nov. 25, 17s/18s. Noon-2 p.m., Dec. 2, 10s/12s & 2:30-5 p.m., Dec. 2, 13s/14s. Call Allison Didier Leake (225) 612-0080/(225) 202-0829. Website: http://www.bayoubanditsvolleyball.com.

LOUISIANA YOUTH SPORTS NETWORK GIRLS WINTER SESSION: 6-7:30 p.m., Dec. 4 & same time each Tuesday through the winter, Kernan Avenue Gym, 333 Kernan Ave., Baton Rouge. Equipment furnished. Call Leroy Hollins II (888) 774-3668. Website: http://www.LouisianaYouthSportsNetwork.com.

GUIDELINES

The deadline for Fun & Fitness Calendar notices is 5 p.m. every Friday.

Notices will be accepted four weeks in advance of the event.

Submissions must be legibly handwritten or typed and must include activity/sport, date, time, site, entry fees, entry deadlines, the full name of contact person(s) and telephone numbers with area code. Only two contacts with telephone numbers/Email addresses will be published.

SUBMIT NOTICES TO: Fun & Fitness Calendar, Advocate Sports, P.O. Box 588, Baton Rouge LA 70821. FAX (225) 388-0318. Email: sports@theadvocate.com.