Recreation Calendar for 5/1

The Fresno BeeApril 30, 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 a more detailed list of events at All numbers in 559 area code unless noted.


Start Smart: 10 a.m. Saturdays through May 17. Clovis Recreation Center, 324-2780,, $60 per child.

Edison Memorial Day Tournament: 5 p.m. May 23-26, ages 8U-18U, Edison High, 917-7477, $395.

Fresno Blue Jays 18U: Seeking top 10th- to 12th-grade players and pitchers for Cal Poly Team Camp on July 6, 355-4400, $35-$75, 355-4400.

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


Reedley College Summer Hoopsters Camp: 8 a.m. June 23-26. Reedley College,, 638-3641, $85.


Buchanan Youth Camp: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. May 17, grades 3-5, Veteran's Memorial Stadium, $30.


Central Valley Junior Tournament: 2 p.m. Sunday, Riverbend Golf Club, nine holes, stroke play, ages 9-17, parents may caddie, 269-6369,

Swinging for Healing: 11 a.m. Monday. Belmont Country Club, 840-1012,

Fourth Annual Arise Solar Golf for a Wish: 11 a.m. May 19. San Joaquin Country Club, 862-6090,, $185 per player or $680 per team.

CLEAR Annual Tournament: 9:30 a.m.-7 p.m. June 27, Eagle Springs Golf and Country Club, Friant, 431-5600,

Ninth Annual Angel Babies Golf Classic: Noon June 30. Copper River Country Club, 320-0308,, $150/golfer, $600 foursome.


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, advanced. 432-7817,

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

Full rules WCK Muay Thai: 7:30 p.m. today. Tachi Palace Hotel-Casino, (866) 472-5223,, tickets start at $30.


City of Clovis Inline Hockey League: 7 p.m. May 6 and 13, Clovis Recreation Center, 324-2780, $60 per person.

Mall to Mall Bike Ride: 7:30 a.m. May 7, Manchester Center, parking lot, free,

Reedley College Wine Fest, benefits Reedley College football team: 5-9 p.m. May 9, McClarty residence, 638-3641.

Discover Yosemite's Forgotten Trails Series, Minaret Mountain Adventure: 7:30 p.m. May 10, Yosemite Southgate Hotel & Suites, Oakhurst, 285-9243.

Bocce Ball Tournament: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. May 10, Memorial High, (661) 363-3803, $80 per team.

Youth Fly Fishing Academy: 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. May 17, Coke Hallowell Center for River Studies, 299-1677,, $25.

Fresno Grizzlies Ride to the Park: 11:30 a.m. May 18, Rubber Soul Bicycles, 320-2528.

CCAD vs. Valley Heat Roller Derby: 5 p.m. May 31, Full Circle Brewing Co., 264-6323, $10, $12 day of event.

Annual Ride Like a Champ: 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. May 31, Lincoln Park, Selma, 978-5304, 9783716, $35 for single $45 with rider.

Reedley College Summer Hoopsters All-Sports Camp: 8 a.m. June 16-19. Reedley College,, 638-3641, $85.

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 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,

Fresno Scuba Club: 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Marie Callender's, Fresno, 224-8434

Lawn bowling: Free lessons. Winter hours: Noon Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays through April. Summer hours start May 1: 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.


Just Walk With a Doc: Riverway Sports Park, Visalia,, 7:30 a.m. May 31, June 28, July 26, Aug. 23 and Sept. 27. Woodward Park,

10th annual Angel Babies Walk/Run: 7 a.m. Saturday. Woodward Park, 320-0308,, preregistration $20 adults, $12 ages 12 and younger; after Friday $25, $15.

11th annual Mother's Day 10k Run: 7 a.m. May 10. Woodward Park, 30 points toward Runner of the Year Series, 673-1010,, $25.

Sole 2 Soul 5K Summer Series: 7 p.m. June 10, register at 6 p.m., Woodward Park - Mountain View Shelter, 261-1910, $5 pre-registration, $7 race-day or entire series (six races) for $25.

Table Mountain Rancheria 11th Annual Walk/Run: 8 a.m. registration June 14. Table Mountain Rancheria Pow-Wow Grounds, 822-2890, $5 registration fee, $3 seniors 60+ and children 12 and younger.


City of Clovis Coed Indoor League: 7 p.m. Mondays through May 12. Clovis Recreation Center, 324-2780,, $360.

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


Central Cal Outlawz 14U seeks fast-pitch players: 7 p.m. through May. Buchanan Softball Complex, Hanford West and Golden West highs, 909-5227.

Cinco De Mayo XXVI: Saturday, Plaza Park Complex, Visalia, 747-0796, 564-8752, $125, $150 after first game.

City of Clovis leagues: 6 p.m. daily-May 25, Clovis Recreation Center, 324-2780, $405.

City of Selma Adult Co-Ed League: Starts July 8. Men and women 18 and older. Shafer Park in Selma, registration deadline June 13, $345 per team, 891-2237.

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

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


Summer Tennis Camp for middle and high school students: 8 a.m. July 11-Aug. 1. Reedley College,, 638-3641, $50.


City of Clovis co-ed: 7 p.m. through May 15. Clovis Recreation Center, 324-2780,, $320.

Exeter 2-Man Grass Tournament: 8:30 a.m. June 14, men's and women's divisions (open and youth), Exeter High, $20, $25 day of. 723-0539.

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