Fun & Fitness calendar

BASEBALL

WARRIOR YOUTH CLASSIC: March 23-24, Myhand Park, Addis. Need 9-year-old teams. Fee $225/team.Call Tim Edens (225) 456-1880 or Vince Cannatella (225) 278-3994.

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.

TRYOUTS: Through March, LB Warriors 12-under AA/AAA USSSA Port Allen-based tournament team. Call Troy LaBorde (225) 405-1732.

TRYOUTS: Through March, Baton Rouge Red Sticks USSSA under-11 team & tournaments. Needs 1-2 players. Call Larry Bellan (225)921-7263.

TRYOUTS: Through March, B.R. Bullets 11 Major tournament team. Needs 1 player. Call Rusty Brooks (225) 335-2723. Email: ptguru21@aol.com.

ST. GABRIEL T-BALL/COACHES PITCH/KIDS PITCH LEAGUES REGISTRATION DEADLINE: April 19, Community Center, St. Gabriel. T- Ball/Coaches Pitch, boys & girls ages 4-6, fee $100/team. Kids Pitch, boys ages 9-14, fee $150/team. Call St. Gabriel Rec (225) 642-2505.

BASKETBALL

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

BREC YOUTH 3-ON-3 & WOMEN’S 3-ON-3 LEAGUES TEAMS REGISTRATION DEADLINE: March 22. Youth ages 3-18, April 7 league play, fee $150/team. Women ages 17-older, April 2 league play, fee $150/team. Call Richard Bentley-Smith (225)273-6403 or Ashton Hawkins (225)273-6402.

5TH-ANNUAL FAITH LIONS MARCH MADNESS TOURNAMENT: March 22-24, Woodlawn High, Baton Rouge. 5th grade 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 $84/2 games, $114/3 games. Call Mike Picou (225) 933-4084 or Tammy Laborde (225) 603-8796.

ISPOTUP KIDS WORKOUT CLINIC: Noon-2 p.m., March 23, Denham Springs High, Denham Springs. No fee. Limited to 75 players. Refreshments & prizes. Call Tiras Magee Sr. (225) 937-7174. Email: tmageehoops@yahoo.com.

TRYOUTS: Through March, AAU boys & girls 4-11 grades travel teams. Call Jason Cador (225) 718-7467 or Ed Palubinskas (225) 324-6022.

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

NS LP-BOYS ONLY TOURNAMENT: April 13, New Orleans. Fee $84/2 games, $$!4/3 games. Call Mike Picou (225) 933-4084 or Tammy Laborde (225) 603-8796.

MGG GIRLS QUEENS OF THE COURT: April 13-14, Denham Springs. Fee $60/game. 3-game max. Call Mike Picou (225) 933-4084 or Tammy Laborde (225) 603-8796.

BR WARRIORS YOUTH TOURNAMENT: April 13-14, Central Private School, Central. Teams in grades 4-12. Fee $150 (3 games). Entry deadline March 30. Call Willie Wade (225) 356-6425 or Ed Palibinskas (225) 324-6022.

YBOA STATE TOURNAMENT: April 19-21, Denham Springs. Boys 2, 3, 8 & 9 grades; Girls all grades. Fee $350. Call Mike Picou (225) 933-4084 or Tammy Laborde (225) 603-8796.

FITNESS

ROCK WALL & ZIP LINE: 10 a.m.-noon, April 6 & April 20, 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., March 20 (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.

AJGT JUNIOR MASTERS ENTRY DEADLINE: Noon, March 20 for March 23-24 event, Santa Maria GC, Baton Rouge. Boys & 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 & girls ages 12-18/36 holes, ages 9-11/18 holes. Fees $160 & $90. Call Robert Boudreaux (337) 278-8431. Website: http://www.usssa.com.

AJGT LINKS ON THE BAYOU JUNIOR CLASSIC ENTRY DEADLINE: Noon, April 10 for April 13-14 event, Links on the Bayou, Alexandria. Boys & girls ages 11-18. 36 holes. Fee $195. Call Owen Seiler (318) 402-2446. Website registration: http://www.arrowheadjgt.com.

GYMNASTICS

COED CLASSES: April 3-May 22, Paula Manship YMCA, YMCA Plaza, Baton Rouge. Ages 3- 8. Fees $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; 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 & 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 19, Happy’s Irish Pub, Third Street. Fee $35 annual membership. Call Scott Higgins (225) 810-5124 or Michael Lang (225) 252-9621.

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, & 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. Rece day registration 1 p.m. Call FAWS (225) 252-5138. Email: FelicianaAnimalWelfareSociety@yahoo.com.

BATON ROUGE KIDNEY WALK: 9:30 a.m., March 30, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Perkins Road. 5K walk. No fee, pledges needed. Walk-day registration 8 a.m. Call Lyndsey Young (504) 861-4500.

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

WALK MS: BATON ROUGE: 8 a.m., April 13, Perkins Rowe, Baton Rouge. No fee, walkers secure pledges ($65,000 goal). Individual & team divisions. 7 a.m. walk-day registration. Volunteers needed. Call (800) 344-4867. Website: www.walkMSlouisiana.org.

A RUN THROUGH HISTORY: 8:30 a.m., April 14, Metairie Cemetery, New Orleans. 5K & 1-mile runs/walks. Fee $25, $30 race day. Call Chuck George (504) 468-1488. Website: http://www.NOLArunning.com.

SOCCER

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

CAPITAL CITY UNITED SPRING PROGRAM: 5:30-6:30 p.m., March 24, University High field, Baton Rouge. Ages 3-10. Fee $80 returning players, $400 new players. Also March 24 & April 7, 14, 21.Call Melissa Ramsey (225) 803-7255. Email: Melissaramsey73@hotmail.com.

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

SOFTBALL

ST. GABRIEL GIRLS LEAGUES REGISTRATION DEADLINE: April 19, Community Center, St. Gabriel. Ages 9-14. Fee $125/team. Call St. Gabriel Rec (225) 642-2505.

FASTPITCH SOFTBALL

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.

SLOW-PITCH SOFTBALL

FRIDAY ONE-PITCH TOURNAMENT: March 22, 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.

HAITI HOUSE COED CHURCH TOURNAMENT: April 19-20. Istrouma Baptist, Baton Rouge. Church co-ed teams. Fee $125 (3-game guarantee). Field limited to 8 teams/2 pools. Funds to help Haiti missionary effort. Call ML Woodruff (225) 295-0775, Ext. 118. Registration website: http://www.istrouma.org/sports.

SWIMMING

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.

GROUP LESSONS: Mondays & Wednesdays or Tuesdays & Thursdays, April 15-May 9, Paula Manship YMCA, Baton Rouge. Parent/ child, preschool, youth, teen & adult. Fees $50 members, $90 nonmembers. Registration deadline April 11. Call Billie Babin (225) 767-9622. Email: bbabin@ymcabr.org.

WEIGHTLIFTING

WOMEN ON WEIGHTS: April 8-May 15, Paula Manship YMCA, YMCA Plaza, Baton Rouge. Ages 18-older. Fees $150 members, $240 nonmembers. Call Rebecca Solomon (225) 767-9622. Email: rsolomon@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.

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