Recreation Calendar for 1/23

The Fresno BeeJanuary 22, 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 www.planitfresno.com. All numbers in 559 area code unless noted.

BASEBALL

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

SJV Spartans January Jump Off: Friday-Sunday. Ages 10U and 12U travel teams. Al Radka Park. Deadline Monday before 5 p.m. 573-4559, c_tuckerjr@yahoo.com. $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, c_tuckerjr@yahoo.com. $1,500 a team.

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

BASKETBALL

AAU Panther Elite Sign-Ups: 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30 and Feb. 6; 11 a.m. Feb. 8-9. Memorial High, 240-9594.

Fowler High Little Redcats sign-ups: 9-10 a.m. grades K-1 and 10:30-11:30 a.m. grades 2-6 Saturday and Feb. 1, 8 and 15. Fowler High gym. 313-4399. $50, $5 discount for additional sibling.

City of Clovis Start Smart Basketball: 10 a.m. Saturday. Children ages 3-5. Clovis Recreation Center, 324-2780, www.ci.clovis.ca.us/Departments-and-Services/Recreation/Youth-Programs, $60.

Tiger youth league plus skill development: 10 a.m.-noon Feb. 1, 8 and 15. Boys and girls K-8. Edison High, timothy.wilkins@fresnounified.org.

Washington Camp: 10-11 a.m. grades K-4 and 11 a.m. noon 5-8 grades Feb. 1,8, 15, and 22. Washington High, 485-8805, $25.

AAU Panther Elite sign-ups: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 8. Grades 4-8 boys and girls. San Joaquin Memorial High. 240-9594.

FOOTBALL

Spring Tackle sign-ups: 10 a.m.-noon through March 31.West Coast Football Association, 277-7600, www.wcfa.net, $85.

GOLF

Central Valley Jr. Tournament: 12:30 p.m. Sunday, nine holes, stroke play, ages 9-17, Riverbend Golf Club, 269-6369, register at www.cvjrgolf.com.

MARTIAL ARTS

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

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, www.japanways.com.

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

MISCELLANEOUS

Bald Eagle Walk: 8 a.m.-noon Saturday and Feb. 8. Millerton Lake, 248-8480 ext. 101.

Elk, Ducks and Wetlands: 7:45 a.m.- 4p.m. Feb. 1. Coke Hallowell Center for River Studies, an excursion to the Merced and San Luis National Wildlife Refuges, 248-8480 ext. 101.

559 Fights Ultimate Cage Fighting: 7 p.m. Feb. 15. Fresno Convention Center Ernest Valdez Hall, (800) 745-3000, $25, $45.

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

Team in Training Info2Go/Shoe and Gear Clinic: 9 a.m. Saturday. Sierra Run Company, 435-1482, www.teamintraining.org/cca, free.

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

Youth rugby: Central Valley Rugby Foundation forming U10, U12, U14 teams in Fresno and Clovis. www.centralcaliforniarugbyfoundation.com. Details: Clovis, Harlie Smith at hsmith3486@aol.com and 259-7073 or Gavin Tablada at gt944@att.net and 259-3960; Fresno, Rudy Negrete at rnegrete559@gmail.com or Rob Tookoian at RTookoian@gmail.com. Beginners welcome.

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

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, fresnopetanque@gmail.com.

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 jcoyne@ci.visalia.ca.us.

RUN/WALK

Bald Eagle Walk: 8 a.m.-noon Saturday. River Center at Millerton Lake, 248-8480, ext. 101, www.riverparkway.org/index.php/calendar/icalrepeat.detail/2014/01/25/45/-/bald-eagle-walk-at-millerton-lake, free.

Tule Fog Run: 8 a.m. Saturday. Cutler Park. 713-4365, www.active.com.

Rotary Run: 8 a.m. Feb. 8. Registration begins at 6:45 a.m. Woodward Park, 226-6701, www.fresnosunrise.org, 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, www.runsierra.org/race-judicata.

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

SOCCER

Sponsored Girls 16U Open Tryout: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Bullard High. adpsocceracademy@gmail.com.

CenCal Cosmos Soccer Club Tryouts: 6-7:15 p.m. U9 girls; 7:15-8:30 p.m. U10 girls Monday. 6-7:15 p.m. U11 girls Thursday; 6-7:15 p.m. U9 boys Tuesday and Jan. 30; 7:15-8:30 p.m. U10 boys Tuesday and Jan. 30. Buchanan High school, Clovis. 375-018, kevin@cencalcosmos.com.

SOFTBALL

Madera Yotees tryouts: 5 p.m. Thursday-Tuesday. Women's fastpitch over 18. Lions Town and Country. 706-2750.

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

Youth fastpitch tryouts: 10 a.m.-noon Saturday-Sunday. 10U and 14U, Lions Town and Country Park, Madera, 363-6035, www.Leaguelineup.Com/Californiadestroyers.

Looking for pitcher: Elite fastpitch Fresno 16U, contact coach Jo 800-3983, www.leaguelineup.com/fresnoelite.

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