Fun & Fitness calendar

BASEBALL

PENNINGTON YMCA SPRING YOUTH LEAGUES REGISTRATION: Through March 8, ages 3-12, for March 25-May 18 leagues. Fee $40 members, $80 nonmembers. Call Steve Ryan (225) 272-9622. Email: sryan@ymcabr.org.

A.C. LEWIS YMCA LEAGUES REGISTRATION: Through March 8, ages 3-11. Fees $40 members, $85 nonmembers. Call Lewis YMCA (225) 924-3606. Website: http://www.ymcabr.org.

MANSHIP YMCA LEAGUE REGISTRATION DEADLINE: March 8, Paula Manship YMCA, Baton Rouge. T-Ball and baseball ages 3-11. Practices begin March 25. Games begin April 6. Fee $40 members, $85 nonmembers. Call Greg Wroblewski (225) 767-9622. Email: gwroblewski@ymcabr.org.

TRYOUTS: Through March 9, 10-under AA Denham Springs tournament/league team. Needs 1-2 players (catcher/pitcher). Call Jason Sills (225) 505-5128.

ISO YOUTH & MIDDLE SCHOOL SPRING LEAGUES REGISTRATION DEADLINE: March 10, ages 4 through 8th grade, T-Ball, Coaches and Advanced Coaches Pitch, Kids and Advanced Kids Pitch. Fee $65 per player. Call ML Woodruff (225) 295-0775, Ext. 118. Registration website: http://www.istrouma.org/sports.

BREC LEAGUES TEAM REGISTRATION DEADLINE: March 15 for April 8 opening day. Ages 3-14 in T-Ball/6-under, Coaches Pitch/ages 7-8 and players pitch/ages 9-14. Fees $175 per team and $375 per team. Call Richard Bentley-Smith (225) 273-6403 or Ashton Hawkins (225) 273-6402.

TRYOUTS: Through March 24, 7-under Livingston Parish-based Nitro tournament team. Needs 2 players. Call Lance Galloway (251) 604-0332. Email: nitrobaseballclub@yahoo.com.

BASKETBALL

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

ISPOTUP MEN’S TOURNAMENT: March 9, Denham Springs High. Call Tiras Magee Sr. (225) 937-7174. Email: tmageehoops@yaho.com.

LOUISIANA YBOA NORTHSHORE TITAN CLASSIC: March 8-9, Mandeville. Fee $225 per team. Call Mike Picou (225) 933-4084 or Tammy Laborde (225) 603-8796.

TRYOUTS: 6 p.m. March 11, 12 and 14, West Feliciana High gym, St. Francisville. Stateline Raiders’ boys 7th-grade AAU team. Call Len Tillery (225) 721-0403 or Dedric Williams (225) 245-2781.

LOUISIANA YBOA SPARTAN SHOOTOUT: March 15-16, New Orleans. Fee $225 per team. Call Mike Picou (225) 933-4084 or Tammy Laborde (225) 603-8796.

5TH ANNUAL FAITH LIONS MARCH MADNESS TOURNAMENT: March 22-24, Woodlawn High, Baton Rouge. 5th- through 12th-grade teams. Fee $200. Pool play, then bracket play (3 games). AAU rules. Call Joseph London (225) 505-6758. Email: faithlions07@gmail.com.

LOUISIANA YBOA BOYS & GIRLS LEAGUE PLAY: March 23, Denham Springs. Boys & girls all grades. Fee $84 for 2 games, $114 for3 games. Call Mike Picou (225) 933-4084 or Tammy Laborde (225) 603-8796.

YBOA SUPER REGIONAL: April 5-7, Lake Charles. Fee $295/team. Call Mike Picou (225) 933-4084 or Tammy Laborde (225) 603-8796.

FITNESS

ROCK WALL & ZIP LINE: 10 a.m.-noon March 16, 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 BEAVER CREEK BLUFFS JUNIOR CLASSIC ENTRY DEADLINE: Noon, March 6 for March 9-10 event, Beaver Creek GC, Zachary. Boys & girls ages 11-18. 36 holes. Fee $195. Call Owen Seiler (318) 402-2446. Website registration: http://www.arrowheadjgt.com.

26TH ANNUAL LSU FIGHTING TIGERS CELEBRITY TOURNAMENT: 7:45 a.m. and 12:45 p.m. shotgun starts, March 15, Ellendale CC, Houma. 4-player teams plus LSU celebrity/scramble format. Maximum handicap 18. Fee $850 per team, $210 per player. Sponsored by Bayou Bengal Booster Club. Closest-to-hole, long-drive, straight-drive & hole-in-one contests. Call Eddie Pullaro (985) 868-3500 or Darryl Brue (985) 852-1625.

AJGT JUNIOR MASTERS ENTRY DEADLINE: Noon March 20 for March 23-24 event, Santa Maria GC, Baton Rouge. Boys and girls ages 11-18. 36 holes. Fee $215. Call Owen Seiler (318) 402-2446. Website registration: http://www.arrowheadjgt.com.

USSSA RED RIVER CLASH ENTRY DEADLINE: April 3 for April 6-7 event, Shreveport CC, Shreveport. Boys and girls ages 12-18/36 holes, ages 9-11/18 holes. Fees $160 and $90. Call Robert Boudreaux (337) 278-8431. Website: http://www.usssa.com.

PICKLEBALL

BREC CEDAR RIDGE 45-OLDER LEAGUES: 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays; 8:30-11 a.m. Wednesdays; 8 a.m.-noon, 5-9 p.m. Sundays. 8 a.m.-noon, Saturdays/ages 13-older only. 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 and 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. March 5, Happy’s Irish Pub, Third Street. Fee $35 annual membership. Call Scott Higgins (225) 810-5124 or Michael Lang (225) 252-9621.

14TH ANNUAL BROTHER ELDON RUN: 8:30 a.m. March 9, Catholic High School, Hearthstone Drive, Baton Rouge. 5K road race & 1-mile run/jog/walk. Fees $15/adults, $12/high school students, $10/youths. 7:30 a.m. registration. Benefits CHS Alumni Assn. Website: http://www.catholichigh.org.

IBERIABANK UPTOWN CLASSIC: 8 a.m. March 10, Jewish Community Center, New Orleans. Half-mile and 5K. Fees $15-$30. Call Chuck George (504) 468-1488. Email: NOLArunning@cox.net.

REVEILLE AT OAK ALLEY: 8 a.m. March 16, Oak Alley Plantation, Vacherie. 5K & half-mile run/walk Fee $25, $30 after Feb. 28. Call Chuck George (504) 468-1488. Website: http://www.NOLArunning.com.

25TH ANNUAL PROVIDENCE CORPORATE CUP: 9 a.m. March 23. Early registration deadline March 15. Team fees: Division 1 (3 runners) $75; Division 2, 3, and 4 (4 runners) $100; Fun Team (4 runners) $100. Individual runners fees $25, $30 after March 15 through March 20. Email: corporatecup@providenceeng.com. Website: http://www.corporatecup.net.

RUNNING WITH THE DOGS 5K: 3 p.m. March 24, Zachary Community Park, Zachary. Fee $20. Benefits Feliciana Animal Welfare Society. Race day registration 1 p.m. Call FAWS (225) 252-5138. Email: FelicianaAnimalWelfareSociety@yahoo.com.

UNITED WAY OF ST. CHARLES BRIDGE RUN/WALK: 8 a.m. April 6, Westbank Bridge Park, Luling. 5K run/walk and 10K run/walk. Fee $25, $30 race day. Call Chuck George (504) 468-1488. Website: http://www.NOLArunning.com.

NOTE: The 1,000-runner field for the annual Baton Rouge Fat Boy 5K is filled.

SOCCER

BRSC BASIC BALL SKILLS CLINICS: 6-7 p.m. March 6, Field 6, Burbank Complex, Baton Rouge. Under 5-under 6 mini skills. Same time, same site, March 20 and April 10, under 7-under 10 super skills. No fee. Website: http://www.brsa.org.

PENNINGTON YMCA SPRING YOUTH LEAGUES REGISTRATION: Through March 8, ages 3-12, for March 25-May 18 leagues. Fee $40 members, $80 nonmembers. Call Steve Ryan (225) 272-9622. Email: sryan@ymcabr.org.

A. C. LEWIS YMCA LEAGUES REGISTRATION: Through March 8, ages 3-12. Fees $40 members, $85 nonmembers. Call Lewis YMCA (225) 924-3606. Website: http://www.ymcabr.org.

ULL FREE CLINICS: 5:30-6:30 p.m., March 11, 18, 25, University of Louisiana-Lafayette Track/Soccer Facility. Boys and girls ages 5-12. Call ULL Soccer office (337) 482-5165. Email: scotwieland@louisiana.edu.

CAPITAL CITY UNITED SPRING PROGRAM: 5:30-6:30 p.m. March 17, University High field, Baton Rouge. Ages 3-10. Fee $80 returning players, $400 new players. Also March 24 and April 7, 14, 21. Call Melissa Ramsey (225) 803-7255. Email: melissaramsey73@hotmail.com.

FASTPITCH SOFTBALL

BREC LEAGUES TEAM REGISTRATION DEADLINE: March 15 for April 7 Sunday league at Burbank Complex, Baton Rouge. Ages 9-14. Fee $375 per team. Call Richard Bentley-Smith (225) 273-6403 or Ashton Hawkins (225) 273-6402.

MIDDLE SCHOOL TOURNAMENT: March 15-17, South Louisiana Fairgrounds, Donaldsonville. Girls 10-under, 12-under, 14-under middle school and tournament teams. No fee nor umpires fees. Sponsored by Ascension Catholic Middle School teams. Call Billy Guillot (225) 717-1491 or Kelly Boudreaux (225) 910-6399.

5GG WORTH SPORTS CLASSIC: April 6, Oak Villa Park, Baton Rouge. 8-under through 18-under age divisions. Fee $150 plus umpires fees. Entry deadline 8 p.m. April 2. Call Brian Desselles (225) 413-2865. Website: http://www.usssa.com.

SLOWPITCH SOFTBALL

FRIDAY ONE-PITCH TOURNAMENT: March 8, McLin Fields/Gator Park, Satsuma. Men’s & Co-ed divisions. Fee $90 per team. 4-game guarantee. Call Ronnie McLin (225) 276-8237 or (225) 686-2418.

7TH ANNUAL USSSA SEASON OPENER: March 9, Oak Villa Park, Baton Rouge. Men’s and Co-ed divisions. Fee $240 for registered teams. Entry deadline 8 p.m. March 5. Call Brian Desselles (225) 413-2865. Website: http://www.usssa.com.

SWIMMING

SWIM TEAM CONDITIONING: 6-7:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays through March 29, Paula Manship YMCA, Baton Rouge. Ages 5-18. Registration deadline March 7. Fee $50. For more information, Call Billie Babin (225) 767-9622. Email: bbabin@ymcebr.org.

GROUP LESSONS: Mondays and Wednesdays or Tuesdays and Thursdays, March 18-April 11, Paula Manship YMCA, Baton Rouge. Parent/ child, preschool, youth, teen & adult. Fees $50 members, $90 nonmembers. Registration deadline March 14. Call Billie Babin (225) 767-9622. Email: bbabin@ymcabr.org.

MINI-GROUP LESSONS/PRESCHOOL & YOUTH BEGINNER: Saturdays March 23-April 13, Paula Manship YMCA, Baton Rouge. Fees $25 members, $45 nonmembers. Registration deadline March 14. Call Billie Babin (225) 767-9622. Email: bbabin@ymcabr.org.

TRACK & FIELD

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

VOLLEYBALL

PENNINGTON YMCA SPRING YOUTH LEAGUES REGISTRATION: Through March 8 for March 25-May 18 leagues. Ages 9-12. Fee $40 members, $80 nonmembers. Call Steve Ryan (225) 272-9622. Email: sryan@ymcabr.org.