FUN & FITNESS CALENDAR

BASEBALL

  • LEWIS YMCA SUMMER YOUTH LEAGUE REGISTRATION: Through May 10, A.C. Lewis YMCA, Baton Rouge. Ages 3-11. Fee $40 members, $85 nonmembers. Call Lewis YMCA (225) 924-3606.
  • MANSHIP YMCA SUMMER YOUTH LEAGUE REGISTRATION: Through May 10 for June 3-Aug. 10 league, Paula Manship YMCA, Baton Rouge. Ages 3-11. Fee $40 members, $85 nonmembers. Call Greg Wroblewski (225) 767-9622. Email: gwroblewski@ymcabr.org.
  • MOTHER’S DAY CLASSIC: May 11-12, St. Francisville. Coaches pitch through 14-under age divisions. Fee $280. 3-game guarantee. Call Scott Kirby (225) 610-3376 or David Key (225) 405-5108.
  • PENNINGTON YMCA SUMMER YOUTH LEAGUE REGISTRATION: Through May 17, Pennington YMCA, Baton Rouge. Ages 3-12 for June 3-July 27 league. Fees $40 members, $85 nonmembers. Call Steve Ryan (225) 272-9622. Email: sryan@ymcabr.org.

BASKETBALL

  • LUNCH BUNCH: Noon, Tuesdays/Thursdays, Istrouma Baptist Church gym, Baton Rouge. No fee.
  • SHOOT OUT IN THE SOUTH TOURNAMENT: May 3-4, Hosanna Christian Academy, 8850 Goodwood Blvd., Baton Rouge. Ages 9-18. Fee $125. Call Murray Tate (225) 620-6299 or Leisha Woods (225) 337-6663.
  • LEWIS YMCA SUMMER YOUTH LEAGUE REGISTRATION: Through May 10, A.C. Lewis YMCA, Baton Rouge. Ages 3-17. Fee $50 members, $95 nonmembers. Call Lewis YMCA (225) 924-3606.
  • MANSHIP YMCA SUMMER YOUTH LEAGUE REGISTRATION: Through May 10 for June 3-Aug. 10 league, Paula Manship YMCA, Baton Rouge. Ages 3-17. Fee $50 members, $95 nonmembers. Call Greg Wroblewski (225) 767-9622. Email: gwroblewski@ymcabr.org.
  • LA. BAYOU FLAMES BEST BALLERS CLASSIC: May 10-11, Baton Rouge. Boys 4th through 11th grades. Fee $175. 3-game mininum. Entry deadline May 7. Call Joe Randall (225) 931-4973. Email: joecrand@msn.com.
  • NORTHSHORE TITAN LP ALL TOURNAMENT: May 11, grades 8-11, Denham Springs; grades 4-7, Mandeville, $84/2 games, $114/3 games. Entry deadline 6 p.m., May 5. Call Mike Picou (225) 933-4084 or Tammy Laborde (225) 603-8796.
  • PENNINGTON YMCA SUMMER YOUTH LEAGUE REGISTRATION: Through May 17, Pennington YMCA, Baton Rouge. Ages 3-17 for June 3-July 27 league. Fees $50 members, $95 nonmembers. Call Steve Ryan (225) 272-9622. Email: sryan@ymcabr.org.
  • LADY WARRIORS AAU GIRLS CLASSIC: May 18-19, Family Christian Academy, 8919 World Ministry Ave., Baton Rouge. Girls 4th through 11th grades. Fee $60/game, 2-game minimum. Entry deadline May 12. Call April Scott (225) 315-2084. Email: apsco#1980@gmail.com.
  • NORTHSHORE TITAN LP ALL TOURNAMENT: May 18 Mandeville & New Orleans. Fees $84/2 games, $114/3 games. Entry deadline 6 p.m., May 12. Call Mike Picou (225) 933-4084 or Tammy Laborde (225) 603-8796.
  • YBOA NATIONAL QUALIFIER: May 24-26, site TBA. Boys & girls, all grades. Fee $350. Entry deadline 6 p.m. May 18. Call Mike Picou (225) 933-4084 or Tammy Laborde (225) 603-8796.

CYCLING

  • 4TH ANNUAL RED BUG HILL CHALLENGE: 8 a.m., May 11, St. Francisville. 60-, 40-, 20- & 5-mile rides. Fees $20-$30, $40 ride day. Benefits spina bifida. Call Mike Rourke (225) 937-5800. Website: http://www.redbughill.com.

FITNESS

  • ROCK WALL & ZIP LINE: 10 a.m.-noon, May 4 & May 18, Paula Manship YMCA, Baton Rouge. Ages 5 & older. Fees $5 members, $10 nonmembers. Call Billie Babin (225) 767-9622. Email: bbabin@ymcabr.org.

GOLF

  • THE OAKS AT SHERWOOD SENIOR GOLD TOURNAMENT SERIES: 8 a.m., May 1 (every Wednesday), the Oaks At Sherwood, Sherwood Forest Boulevard, Baton Rouge. Ages 50-64 (white tees), 65-older (senior tees). Fee $20 includes cart, range balls, low net/low gross prizes. Call Billy Martin (225) 272-1141.
  • 2ND ANNUAL UL-MONROE CLASSIC: Noon, May 3, The Island GC, Plaquemine. 4-player teams. Fee $125/player, includes lunch. Closest-to-pin, long-drive & putting contests. Sponsorships available. Call Eric Whitten (225) 715-2392 or Tammy Walpole (866) 927-4295.
  • 15TH ANNUAL WALTER BANKS SR. KAPPA CLASSIC: 1 p.m. shotgun start, May 4, Cooper Mill GC, Zachary. 4-player scramble. Fee $100/player. Long-drive & closest-to-pin contests. Sponsorships available. Benefits Baton Rouge Kappa Leadership & Service Foundation. Call Kenneth Wright (225) 907-7983. Email: kwright58@cox.net.
  • 3RD ANNUAL CARTER PLANTATION COMMUNITY ASSN. TOURNAMENT: 1 p.m., May 6, Carter Plantation GC, Springfield. 4-player scramble. Fee $600/team. Field limited to 36 teams. Benefits Springfield Fire Dept. & Historic Carter House Society. Sponsorships available. Call John Loupe (225) 921-6005 or Maurice Welsh (985) 507-9104. Registration website: http://www.theplantationpoa.com.
  • AJGT OAKS AT SHERWOOD JUNIOR CLASSIC ENTRY DEADLINE: Noon, May 15 for May 18-19 event, Sherwood Forest CC, Baton Rouge. Junior players ages 11-18. 36 holes. Fee. $195. Call Owen Seiler (318) 402-2446. Website: http://www.arrowheadjgt.com.
  • LOUISIANA GOLF ASSOCIATION NET AMATEUR CHAMPIONHIP: May 18-19, The Bluffs CC, St. Francisville. Must be LGA member with USGA Handicap Index. Call LGA (337) 265-3938. Website registration: http://www.LGAgolf.org.
  • ARROWHEAD JUNIOR AT THE BLUFFS QUALIFIER ENTRY DEADLINE: Noon, May 22 for May 25-26 event, The Bluff CC, St. Francisville. Junior players ages 11-18. 36 holes. Fee. $215. Call Owen Seiler (318) 402-2446. Website: http://www.arrowheadjgt.com.

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

RUNNING-WALKING

  • HAPPY’S RUNNING CLUB: 6:15 p.m., April 30, Happy’s Irish Pub, Third Street. Fee $35 annual membership. Call Scott Higgins (225) 810-5124 or Michael Lang (225) 252-9621.
  • 18TH ANNUAL ST. THOMAS MORE EAGLE 5K: 8:30 a.m., May 4, St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 11441 Goodwood Blvd., Baton Rouge. 5K road-race/walk & 1-mile fun run/walk. Fee $25. In conjunction with STM Festival. Race day registration, 8 a.m., STM Activity Center, Dartmoor Drive. Call Kevin Talbot (225) 293-3337 or STM office (225) 275-3940. Website entry: http://stmchurch.org.
  • RED BUG HILL CHALLENGE: 8 a.m., May 11, St. Francisville. 5K trail run & 1-mile fun run. Fees $20/trail run, $15/fun run, $25 & $20 race day. Benefits spina bifida. Call Mike Rourke (225) 937-5800. Website: http://www.redbughill.com.
  • LOUISIANA HEROES RUN: 7:30 a.m., May 18, downtown Baton Rouge. 8K road race & 1-mile walk. 8K fee $25, $30 race day. 1-mile $10. Benefits Operation Homefront Louisiana, resources for veterans. Website: http://www.louisianaheroesrun.com

SOCCER

  • BATON ROUGE SOCCER CLUB REGISTRATION: Placement process for competitive program. Placement 5-6:30 p.m. May 7 & 9/upcoming under-10s; 6:45-8:15 p.m., May 7 & 9/upcoming under-11s; 5-6:30 p.m.. May 8, 9-10:30 a.m. May 11/upcoming under-12s; 6:45-8:15 p.m.. May 8, 10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. May 11/upcoming unde-13s. Call BRSA (225) 924-2157. Website: http://www.brsa.org.
  • CAPITAL CITY UNITED TRYOUTS: Highland Road Park, boys & girls, May 6 & May 13, 5-6:15 p.m./under-10-to-under-12; 6:30-8 p.m./under-13; June 3 & June 10, 5-6:15 p.m./under-14 & under-15; 6:30-8 p.m./under-16 & under-18. No fee. Call Chris Mitchell (225) 266-4631. Email: cmitch3@cox.net.

FASTPITCH SOFTBALL

  • 20TH ANNUAL LOUISIANA PATRIOTS EARLY BIRD TOURNAMENT: May 3-5, Oak Villa Park, Baton Rouge. USSSA World qualifier in 8-, 10-, 12-, 14-, 16- & 18-under age divisions. Fee $175 Pool play, then double elimination. Call Billy Stears (225) 776-3216/(225) 261-8395 or Shelli Sumrall (225) 614-6733.

SLOWPITCH SOFTBALL

  • FRIDAY ONE-PITCH TOURNAMENT: May 3, McLin Fields/Gator Park, Satsuma. Men’s & Co-ed divisions. Fee $90/team. 4-game guarantee. Call Ronnie McLin (225) 276-8237/(225) 686-2418.

SWIMMING

  • GROUP SWIMMING LESSONS: Mondays-Thursdays, May 27-June 6, Paula Manship YMCA, Baton Rouge. Parent/child, preschool, youths, teens & adults lessons. Fee $50 members, $90 nonmembers. Registration deadline May 23. Call Billie Babin (225) 767-9622. Email: bbabin@ymcabr.org.
  • 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.
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