Recreation Calendar

Recreation calendar for March 24

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.
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. Fresno Bee Staff Photo

Central San Joaquin Valley recreational announcements. Submit items at planitfresno.com. All numbers in the 559 area code unless noted.

BASKETBALL

Starting 5 Player Development Camp: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 20-24, Fresno Christian, 7280 N. Cedar Ave., www.starting5.net/event/full-week-development-camp-central-valley, $250. Ages 9-18.

GOLF

Central Valley Junior Golf tournament: 1 p.m. April 3, Madera Golf Course, 23200 Avenue 17, Madera, 269-6369, cvjrgolf.com. Ages 9-18, parents may caddie. Nine holes, stroke play.

Leadership Visalia tournament: 10:30 a.m. April 1, Valley Oaks Golf Course, 1800 S. Plaza St., Visalia, 734-5876, www.visaliachamber.org/lv-golf-tournament, $125.

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, advanced. 432-7817, japanways.com.

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

MISCELLANEOUS

Backpacking in the Sierra for Beginners: 7:45-9 p.m. Thursdays, April 7-28, College of the Sequoias, San Joaquin Building, 915 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia, www.cos.edu/communityed, $100. Backpacking trip will be May 6-8 in the Sierra.

Bass Lake Classic Triathalon: 7 a.m. June 4, Bass Lake, www.basslaketri.com.

Lawn bowling: Free lessons. Noon Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Holmes Playground. 587-1510, 222-4124.

Ice skating: Call for schedule. Gateway Ice Center, 2473 N. Marks Ave., 277-2233, gatewayicecenter.com, $4-$7.50.

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

PICKLEBALL

Pickleball: All ages, skills welcome. 834-2688.

City of Visalia league: 8-9 a.m. Saturdays, 18 and older at Plaza Park. $35. 713-4365, jcoyne@ci.visalia.ca.us.

RUGBY

Central Valley Rugby Foundation: U10, U12, U14 teams in Fresno and Clovis. 287-7024, centralcaliforniarugbyfoundation.com.

Clovis Rugby Club: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays through May. Bicentennial Park, Clovis. 322-9160.

RUN/WALK

March of Dimes March for Babies: 8 a.m. April 9, Woodward Park, 7775 Friant Road, Fresno, 244-5777.

Cross the River Run: 10K, 2-mile run and kid’s races, 7:30 a.m. April 10, Woodward Park, 7775 Friant Road, Fresno, runsignup.com/Race/Events/CA/Fresno/CrosstheRiverRun, $30.

Alzheimer’s Awareness Walk/Run: 5K, 10K, 2-mile walk/run, 8:30 a.m. April 23, Autumn Ridge, 14280 W. Stanislaus St., Kerman, 275-6318, $25, $10 students.

Diabetes Walk: 3K and 5K walks, 8 a.m. April 23, Visalia Medical Clinic, 5400 W. Hillsdale Ave., Visalia, 739-2087, www.vmchealth.com, Free.

WRESTLING

Fresno City College Wrestling Camp: 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. June 20-22, Fresno City College, 1101 E. University Ave., 908-5111, gmm145@gmail.com, $100. Ages 8-18.

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