Recreation Calendar for 3/20

The Fresno BeeMarch 19, 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 All numbers in 559 area code unless noted.


ADP accepting new clients: 5 p.m. weekdays through April 15. Ages 10 and older, 549-4487,

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

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


Elite Force Girls Tryouts: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. Grades 8-12, Madera South High, 474-7038.

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

City of Clovis League: 7 p.m. March Monday. City of Clovis Recreation Center, 324-2780,, $360.


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

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


Judy Wiseman Memorial Tournament: 7:30 a.m. Saturday. Eagle Spring Golf and County Club, Friant, 323-2100, $125 per player; foursome $400.

Junior Golf Tournament: 12:30 p.m. Sunday. Pheasant Run Golf Club, Madera, 269-6369,

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


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.


V Town Derby Dames Roller Derby Doubleheader: 5 p.m. Saturday. Roller Towne, Visalia, 733-8686,, $10 in advance, $12 at the door, kids 10 and under are free.

Muay Thai Kickboxing: 2 p.m. Sunday. Radisson Hotel Ballroom, 286-5399, $25, $35 at the door.

Adult Inline Hockey League: 7 p.m. Tuesday. Clovis Recreation Center, 324-2780,, $60.

Women's Awareness Workshop: 10:50 a.m.-12:15 p.m. March 29. Thrive MMA, 618-9121, $6.

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.

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 -- 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, through 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.


JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. March 29. Woodward Park, Mountain View Shelter, (661) 636-1305,

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

5K Run for the Reef: 7:30 a.m. April 5. River Park Shopping Center, 490-3474,, $18.

10th Annual Angel Babiels Walk/Run: 7 a.m. May 5. Woodward Park, 320-0308,, pre-registration $20 adults, $12 children ages 12 and younger; after Arpil 11 $25 adults, $15 children 12 and younger.


East Fresno Boys and Girls Club sign-ups: 6-7 p.m. today. Boys and girls grades 1-7. 266-7605,, registration $35.

City of Clovis Coed Indoor League: 7 p.m. March 24. Clovis Recreation Center, 324-2780,, $360.

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


Looking for players: 14U Central Cal Outlawz fast pitch travel team, 697-1036 or 909-5227.

City of Clovis Leagues: 6 p.m. Sunday.Clovis Recreation Center, 324-2780,, $405.

18U Cencal Insanity: 4 p.m. Sunday. Washington Academic Middle school, 240-1576,

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

Looking for players: Elite fast-pitch girls 14U, 704-1106,


Tennis Association of Central California Junior Tournament: noon March 22. Sierra Sport and Racquet Club, 304-2916, 284-3815, $28 per player.


City of Clovis Coed League: 7 p.m. March 27. Clovis Recreation Center, 324-2780,, $320.

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