Recreation Calendar for 5/15

FresnoMay 14, 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. Satuday. Clovis Recreation Center, 324-2780,, $60 per child.

Central Cal Academy Tryouts: 4 p.m. Monday. Tryouts for 14U, 16U and 18U, Central High School East Campus, 3535 N. Cornelia Ave.,, 800-0512.

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

Bullard Babe Ruth signups: Ages 12-15. May 27-July 4, at least 12 games. Register online, $185, 289-8630.

Fresno Blue Jays 18U: Seeking players, pitchers for Cal Poly Team Camp, grades 11-12, July 6, 355-4400, $75, 355-4400.

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


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

Bullard Summer Camp: 9 a.m. June 16-19. Bullard High, 5445 N. Palm Ave.,, 681-9227, $75.


Buchanan Youth Camp: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, grades 3-5, Veterans Memorial Stadium, $30.

Rotary Kings youth sign-ups: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays through June 28, Rotary West Park, 3202 E. Gettysburg Ave.,, 400-3986, $200.


Fourth Annual Arise Solar Golf for a Wish: 11 a.m. Monday.San Joaquin Country Club, 862-6090,, $185; $680/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 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.


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

Fresno Grizzlies Ride to the Park: 11:30 a.m. Sunday, 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 single $45 w/rider.

Youth rugby: Central Valley Rugby Foundation, U10, U12, U14 in Fresno, Clovis. 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,

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

Lawn bowling: Free lessons. 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.


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,

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.


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

CCSA tryouts: 10 a.m.-noon girls U15-U19 and 1-3 p.m. boys U15-U19 Saturday, U15 and U16 at Clovis West; U17 and U18 at Keith Tice Memorial Park, 8695 N. Millbrook Ave.,


Central Cal Outlawz 14U seeks fast-pitch players: 7 p.m. through May 31. Buchanan Complex, Hanford West and Golden West highs, 909-5227.

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

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

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

Elite fast-pitch girls 14U: Looking for players. 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 coed: 7 p.m. through today. Clovis Rec 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.

Farmers Classic Summer Grass Tournament: 8:30 a.m. Saturday, June 7 and 21, July 5 and 14, Aug. 2 and 23, free. Reedley College, 995 N. Reed Ave., 638-3641.


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