Recreation Calendar for 1/9

The Fresno BeeJanuary 8, 2014 

John Browning returns a shot during a doubles match of pickleball at his home. The game is a hybrid of tennis, badminton and ping pong. The game is popular among older athletes, because it features less movement and thus strain on body joints.

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Central San Joaquin Valley recreational announcements. Submit items and search for events at All numbers in 559 area code unless noted.


3-Month Winter Training Program: 5-8 p.m. through Feb. 1. Grades 6-12. ADP Baseball, 4265 N. Figarden Drive, 549-4487,, $200.

Bullard Cal Ripken registration: T-ball through eighth grade, Saturday, Starr Elementary or online at, 289-8630,

Central Valley Athletics: 1 p.m. Monday. Age 13U. Glacier Point Middle School. 360-7098,

SJV Spartans January Jump Off: Jan. 24-26. Ages 10U and 12U travel teams. Al Radka Park. Deadline Jan. 20 before 5 p.m. 573-4559, $375 per team, 4 games.

SJV Spartans Travel Ball League: Feb. 8-March 9. Al Radka Park. Deadline Jan. 27 before 5 p.m. 573-4559, $1,500 a team.

SJV Spartan Training Sessions: Ages 10U-18U. 573-4559.


Tiger Youth League: 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, and Feb. 1, 8 and 15. Boys and girls ages K-8. Edison High,, $40.

Eagle Club Travel Basketball Program: 7 p.m. Jan. 17. Grades 4-high school. Fresno Christian High, 708-5468,

Fowler High Little Redcats signups: 9-10 a.m. grades K-1 and 10:30-11:30 a.m. grades 2-6 Jan. 18, 25 and Feb. 1, 8 and 15. Fowler High gym. Drop off registration at the high school office Jan. 13-17. 313-4399. $50, $5 discount for additional sibling.

City of Clovis Start Smart Basketball: 10 a.m. Jan. 25. Children ages 3-5. Clovis Recreation Center, 324-2780,, $60.


West Clovis Judo Club: 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays. Kastner Intermediate. 434-3459,

Clovis Judo: 7-8:30 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays. Alta Sierra Intermediate. 299-3739.

Japan Ways traditional karate: Mondays-Saturdays. Beginner, intermediate and advanced. 432-7817,

Karazenpo karate: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays. 225-2199, $25 monthly.


Nitro Circus Live: 7:30 p.m. Jan. 19. Save Mart Center, $39-$99.

Cheer and Dance: 5:15 p.m. Mondays-Feb. 17. John W. Wells Youther Center Parks Offices in Madera, 661-5495.

City of Clovis Recreation Adult Sports Leagues: 7 p.m. Monday. Clovis Recreation Center, 324-3495,, $360.

Central Cal Lacrosse Club: 9:30 a.m.-noon Saturdays. Men's club seeks players. San Gabriel Park, Clovis. 388-4428,

Youth rugby: Central Valley Rugby Foundation forming U10, U12, U14 teams in Fresno and Clovis, with matches in January. Details: Clovis, Harlie Smith at and 259-7073 or Gavin Tablada at and 259-3960; Fresno, Rudy Negrete at or Rob Tookoian at Beginners welcome.

Clovis Rugby Club: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays. Bicentennial Park, Clovis. 322-9160.

Dart tourneys: 7:30 p.m. second Saturday monthly. Classic Billiards, Clovis. 765-9540. $15.

Fresno Pétanque Club: Games 1 p.m. Wednesdays, 10 a.m. Sundays, 5 p.m. Tuesdays. Cary Park, 4750 N. Fresno St. Beginners welcome. 431-5944,

Lawn bowling: Free lessons. Winter hours: noon Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays through April. then summer hours Summer hours-- 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, summer hoursthrough September. Holmes Playground. 587-1510, 222-4124.

Pickleball: All ages, skills. 834-2688.

Pickleball league: City of Visalia, 18 and older. 8-9 a.m. Saturdays at Plaza Park tennis courts. $35. 713-4381 or

Tulare County Trap Club/Shooting: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sundays. Trap, wobble trap, skeet. 772-2334.


Rotary Run: 8 a.m. Feb. 8. Registration begins at 6:45 a.m. Woodward Park, 226-6701,, kids race $10; 2 and 5 mile events $25; 10 mile $35.

Race Judicata: 7 a.m. Feb. 15. A ten-point race in the Valley Runner of the Year Series, 323-2100,

35th Annual Brian Sturgeon St. Patrick's Day Run: 6:15 a.m. March 8. Woodward Park, Mountain View Shelter, Runner-of-the-Year series and inclued six divisions. 221-8272, $25 Registration Fee until March 5, 2014.


Sponsored Girls 16U Open Tryout: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays until Jan. 26. Bullard High.


Central CalOutlawz tryouts/coaches needed: 7 p.m. Saturdays through Feb. 1. 14U girls fast pitch travel team. Clovis West High, 909-5227,

Central CalOutlawz tryouts: 10 a.m. Saturday, Buchanan Softball Complex, Clovis, 909-5227,

14U Fast-Pitch coach needed: 7 p.m. Saturday. 909-5227,

Youth Fastpitch tryouts: 10 a.m.-noon Saturdays-Sundays through Jan. 26. 10U and 14U, Lions Town and Country Park, Madera, 363-6035, www.Leaguelineup.Com/Californiadestroyers.

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