Recreation Calendar

The Fresno BeeJuly 9, 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.


Future Prospects Central Summer Camps: Basic skills No. 2, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, ages 10-12, $175; and Hitting and Fielding, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. July 21-23, ages 13-14, $200. 274-9930,

Junior Giants: Leagues forming and in need of volunteer coaches. Search for nearest league under Community/Fund at


Quincy Pondexter Youth Camps: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 4-7, Bullard High, (805) 440-7067,, $100.

Fresno State Youth Camps: 9 a.m. Aug. 4-7, grades 2-11. 278-5683, $150-$165.


Fresno High area youth sign-ups: Through Monday. West Coast Football Association, 4670 N. El Capitan Ave., Suite 101A,, 840-4353, $150.

Central area youth sign-ups: Through Sunday. West Coast Football Association, 4670 N. El Capitan Ave., Suite 101A,, 277-7600, $150.


Junior Golf: 1 p.m. July 20. Riverside Golf Course, 269-6369,

Junior Golf: 2 p.m. Aug. 2. Fig Garden Golf Club, 269-6369,

Cookie Classic Tournament: 11 a.m. Sept. 12. Riverbend Golf Course, Madera, 291-5078 ext. 136,

Central California Fallen Firefighters Memorial 7th Tournament: 7 a.m. Sept. 26. Ridge Creek Dinuba Golf Club, 591-2254.

Mercedes-Benz of Fresno Golf Championship a Saint Agnes Men's Club President's Classic: 9 a.m. Sept. 29. Copper River County Club, 450-2040,, $250.


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.


18th annual Kiwanis Special Olympics Trout Fishing Derby: 6 a.m. Saturday. Wishon Reservoir, 434-8099,, $17; $35 for family. Fee increases by $10 after Monday.

Discover Yosemite's Forgotten Trails Series, Lost in Kings Canyon, Curtis Wright P40 Aircraft: 7:30 p.m. July 19. Yosemite Southgate Hotel and Suites, Oakhurst, 285-9243.

MyTri Kids Triathlon: 7 a.m. Sept. 6. Miller's Landing Resort, Wishon. 642-3633,, $25 per participant if registered by Aug. 26.

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.


Sole 2 Soul 5K Summer Series: 6 p.m. every other Tuesday through Aug. 19. Woodward Park, 261-1910, $5 pre-registration, $7 race-day or entire series (six races) for $25.

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

Kare for Kidney's Race: 7 a.m. Sept. 7. Woodward Park, Mountain View Shelter, 776-8481,, $25.

Fresno SOSL's 12th Annual Fun Run/Walk: 8 a.m. Sept. 27. Woodward Park, Mountain View Shelter, 322- 5877,, $20, $15 18 and younger.

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer: 7 a.m. Oct. 5. Woodward Park, 451-0722, www.

2014 Fresno AIDS Walk: 9 a.m. Nov. 22. Woodward Park Rotary Amphitheater, 486-1469,


Pumas Fresno Soccer Academy: Goalkeeper tryouts, Monday, Tuesday night. West Fresno Middle School, 906-5026.


Looking for players U18 fastpitch: Sunday. Cencal Insanity U18s, 240-1576,

Senior Tryouts Fall Season: 7 p.m. Tuesday. Quigley Park, 237-6038,, $40 fee for each league.

California Destroyers Youth Fastpitch: 10 a.m. Saturdays through July 20 and Aug. 2. Lions Town and Country Park, Madera, 363-6035, 706-7200.

Central Valley League Travel Ball Tryouts: Girls ages 10-18, 490-3930.

U18 Fastpitch: Looking for players, Sunday, 240-1576,


Camp for middle, high school students: 8 a.m. Friday-Aug. 1. Reedley College,, 638-3641, $50.

Reedley College Summer Camp: Elementary School students. 8-9:15 a.m. grades 7-8 and 9:30-11 a.m. grades 9-12 Friday,July 11, 18, 25 and Aug. 1. Reedley College, 638-3641, $50.


Farmers Classic Summer Grass Tournament: 8:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 2 and 23, free. Reedley College, 995 N. Reed Ave., 638-3641.

Central Cal All Star Girls and Boys Camp: With clinician John Kosty from Stanford. 8-10:15 a.m. grades 7-8; 10:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. grades 9-12 and 2-4 p.m. grades 3-6 July 21-24, Gateway Gym -- CUSD District Office, Clovis, 259-4561,, $60, $70 for walk-in registration.

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