Recreation Calendar for 2/6

The Fresno BeeFebruary 5, 2014 

Pickelball 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.


SJV Spartans Travel Ball League: Saturday-Sunday. Al Radka Park. 573-4559, $1,500 per team.

Fresno Blue Devils: Seeking players 12U, 908-0229.

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


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. 15. Fowler High gym. 313-4399. $50, $5 discount for additional sibling.

Tiger Youth League plus skill development: 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Feb. 15. Boys and girls K-8. Edison High,

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

AAU Panther Elite sign-Ups: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. Grades 4-8 boys and girls. Memorial High. 240-9594.

The Basketball Academy Presidents Day Camp: 8:30 a.m. Feb. 17. Boys, girls grades K-6, EOC Event Center, 800-1512,, $60.

Annual Superstar Spring Classic Tournament: March 22-23, ages 9 and younger and 17 and younger, 362-1032, 300-4243, $300, three-game minimum.


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


Central Valley Jr. Tournament: Noon Sunday, nine holes, stroke play, ages 9-17, Madera Golf Course, 269-6369,


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.


Camp Pashayan, Land of Lupine and Lagoons, a 3-mile walk: 8 a.m. Feb. 15. San Joaquin River Parkway Conservation Trust, 284-8480, 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. Wells Youth Center offices, Madera, 661-5495.

Easton Lions Club Turkey Shoot (clay targets only): 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 23, Expert and novice adult and 12 and younger youth shoots, 281-6574.

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. In 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 through April, noon Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. 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. Saturday. 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. Ten-point race in the Valley Runner of Year Series, 323-2100,

Run or Dye: 9 a.m. Feb. 15. Woodward Park,, (801) 981-4235.

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, $25 registration fee until March 5.


CCSA tryouts: 6 p.m. Feb. 24-27 and 10 a.m. March 1, boys and girls, Wolters Elementary,


Fresno Senior tryouts (evaluations): 6 p.m. Feb. 18, 24. Age group leagues 50, 58 and 63, Quigley Park, 877-4514,, $40 each league.

Looking for pitcher: Elite fast-pitch Fresno 16U, contact coach Jo 800-3983,


Tennis Association of Central California Junior Tournament: 10 a.m. Feb. 15, entries close Feb. 12. Sunnyside Health and Tennis Club, 304-2916, 284-3815, $28 per player

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