Recreation Calendar for 2/27

The Fresno BeeFebruary 26, 2014 

Pickleball 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

Central Valley Hawks Tryouts: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. March 8. Bicentennial Park, Clovis, 790-0363.

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

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

BASKETBALL

West Fresno Tigers Travel Team: 10 a.m. Saturday. Boys grades 4-8. Edison High, timothy.wilkins@fresnounified.org.

Next Level Exposure Travel Team tryouts: noon-3 p.m. March 15. Boys 15U, 16U and 17U, Washington High, www.Nextlevelbasketballdevelopment.com.

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

City of Clovis League: 7 p.m. March 24. City of Clovis Recreation Center, 324-2780, www.ci.clovis.ca.us/Departments-and-Services/Recreation, $360.

FOOTBALL

McLane Youth Spring Camp: 3-5 p.m. every Saturday in March. Ages 5-18. McLane High School, 400-3986, free.

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

GOLF

Junior Golf Tournament: March 9. Fig Garden Golf Club, 269-6369, www.cvjrgolf.com.

69th St. Patrick's Tournament: noon March 17. Sunnyside Country Club, 475-5831, $300.

Judy Wiseman Memorial Tournament: 7:30 a.m. March 22. Eagle Spring Golf and County Club, Friant, 323-2100, www.sjcl.edu/index.php/alumni/alumni-events/golf-tournament/registration, $125 per player; foursome $400.

Divine Mercy Catholic Church Benefit Tournament: 11 a.m. March 24. Copper River Country Club, 960-4008, 347-7219, $150.

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

Cheer and Dance: 6:30 p.m. Monday. Ages 4-6. John W. Wells Youth Center Parks Office, Madera.

The Pickleball Guru: 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. March 7-8. Sunnyside Health and Tennis Club, (773) 615-0478, www.pickleballguru.com/usa, $60. Space is limited.

Adult Inline Hockey League: 7 p.m. March 25. Clovis Recreation Center, 324-2780, www.cityofclovis.com/recreation, $60.

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. In 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.

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, 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.

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

RUN/WALK

17th annual Blossom Trail 10 Run: 7 a.m. Saturday. City of Sanger, 876-6300 ext. 1430, www.ci.sanger.ca.us/parksrec15btr.asp, $25 by Feb. 28 and $35 race day.

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.

10th Annual Angel Babies Walk/Run: 6:15 a.m. March 8. Woodward Park, Mountain View Shelter, 221-8272, briansturgeonrun.com, $25 registration fee until March 5.

Second Annual 5K Walk/Run for Quality Child Care: 7 a.m. April 5. Woodward Park, 456-1100, www.cvcsn.org, pre-registration: $10 children and $15 adults.

SOCCER

CenCal Cosmos tryouts: 6-8 p.m. Monday. Buchanan High, kevin@cencalcosmos.com.

East Fresno Boys and Girls Club sign-ups: 6-7 p.m. March 6. Boys and girls grade 1-7. 266-7605, bgclubfc.org, registration $35.

City of Clovis Coed Indoor League: 7 p.m. March 24. Clovis Recreation Center, 324-2780, www.ci.clovis.ca.us/Recreation, $360.

Sponsored Girls 16U open tryout: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays through May 31. Bullard High, adpsocceracademy@gmail.com.

CCSA tryouts: 10 a.m. Saturday, boys and girls, Wolters Elementary, www.socceralliance.ca.

SOFTBALL

City of Clovis Leagues: 6 p.m. March 23. Clovis Recreation Center, 324-2780, www.ci.clovis.ca.us/Recreation, $405.

California Destroyers Youth Girls tryouts for 14U/16U: Wednesdays, call for time, 363-6035.

Looking for players: Elite fast-pitch girls 14U, 704-1106, www.leaguelineup.com/fresnoelite.

VOLLEYBALL

City of Clovis Coed League: 7 p.m. March 27. Clovis Recreation Center, 324-2780, www.ci.clovis.ca.us/Recreation, $320.

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