BASEBALL

MAJOR LEAGUE PITCH, HIT & RUN: 1 p.m., April 25, Emmitt Douglas Park, 10th Street, New Roads. Boys & girls in 7-8, 9-10, 11-12 & 13-14 age groups. No fee. Birth certificates required. Winners advance to Sectional competition. Call Greg Johnson (225) 718-3238. Email: gjohnson@crt.state.la.us.

AREA YMCA SUMMER LEAGUES REGISTRATION DEADLINE: May 16. Manship YMCA/ages 3-11 & Pennington YMCA/ages 3-9. Includes T-Ball and baseball leagues. Weekday & Saturday practice, games. Fees $45 members, $90 nonmembers. Call Manship Y/Greg Wroblewski (225) 767-9622, email: gwroblewski@ymcabr.org. Call Pennington/Nick Gigliotti (225) 272-9622, email: ngigliotti@ymcabr.org.

BASKETBALL

MOTHER’S DAY SATURDAY BOYS AAU ONE-DAY TOURNAMENT: May 9, Thibodaux. 5th, 6th & 7th grade teams. Fee $175. 3-game guarantee. Call Brian Rhodes (985) 438-0953.

AREA YMCA SUMMER LEAGUES REGISTRATION DEADLINE: May 16. Ages 3-17. A.C. Lewis YMCA, June 2 practice begins, June 14 Saturday games; league play begins in June at Manship YMCA and Pennington YMCA. Fees $55 members, $100 nonmembers. Call A.C. Lewis/Kevin Franklin (225) 924-3606, email: kfranklin@ymcabr.org; Manship/Greg Wroblewski (225) 767-9622, email: gwroblewski@ymcabr.org; Pennington/Nick Gigliotti (225) 272-9622, email: ngigliotti@ymcabr.org.

LUNCH BUNCH: Noon, Tuesdays/Thursdays, Istrouma Baptist Church gym, Baton Rouge. No fee. Call ML Woodruff (225) 295-0775, Ext 118.

CHEER

AREA YMCA GIRLS’ SUMMER REGISTRATION DEADLINE: May 16. Ages 3-12, begins in June at Manship YMCA and Pennington YMCA. Fees $55 members, $100 nonmembers. Call Manship/Greg Wroblewski (225) 767-9622, email: gwroblewski@ymcabr.org; Pennington/Nick Gigliotti (225) 272-9622, email: ngigliotti@ymcabr.org.

GOLF

AJGT THE WETLANDS JUNIOR CLASSIC ENTRY DEADLINE: Noon April 22 for April 25-26 event, The Wetlands GC, Lafayette. Juniors ages 11-18/36 holes. Fee $185. Call Diane Ford (985) 630-3066. Website: www.arrowheadjgt.com.

HAITI MISSION CHARITY TOURNAMENT/SILENT AUCTION: 8 a.m. & 1 p.m. flights, April 27, Ellendale CC, Houma. 4-player scramble. Fee $600/team. Long-drive, closest-to-pin & hole-in-one contests. Call Don Robinson (985) 209-3228.

17TH ANNUAL WALTER BANKS SR. KAPPA CLASSIC: 1 p.m. shotgun start, May 2, Cooper Mill GC, 2100 Copper Mill Boulevard, Zachary. 4-player scramble. Fee $100/player. Long-drive & closest-to-pin contests. Sponsorships available. Benefits Baton Rouge Kappa Foundation. Call Kenneth Wright (225) 907-7983. Email: kwright58@cox.net.

6TH ANNUAL CARTER PLANTATION COMMUNITY TOURNAMENT: 1 p.m. May 11, Carter Plantation GC, Springfield. 4-player scramble. Fee $600/team. Field limited to 36 teams. Benefits Springfield Fire Department & Historic Carter House Society. Sponsorships available. Call Andre Caldwell (225) 294-9855 or Email John Mundinger: johnmundinger@yahoo.com.

HERITAGE RANCH BENEFIT TOURNAMENT: 1 p.m. shotgun start, May 15, Copper Mill GC, Zachary. 4-player teams. Fee $150/player. Sponsorships available. Benefits HR Christian Children’s Home. Call Tara King (225) 658-1800. Email: Tara@hrbr.org.

16TH ANNUAL NORTHSHORE KIWANIS CLUB TOURNAMENT: 9 a.m. shotgun start, May 18, Beau Chene G&CC, Mandeville. 4-player scramble. Fee $140/player, $550/team, $165 & $600 after May 7 includes cart, lunch. Sponsorships available. Call David Lindsey (985) 845-8454. Email: mjhbb1@bellsouth.net.

FIREQUEST DUMAS LEAGUE: Through July 7, BREC Dumas GC, Baker. Registration $40, weekly fee $20. Best Bass format with blind draw for weekly partner with points total to determine league winner. Call Jason Miller or Boyd Kernan (225) 775-9166. Email: dumas@brec.org.

KICKBALL

ONE-PITCH TOURNAMENT: April 24, McLin Fields/Gator Park, Satsuma. Men’s & Co-ed divisions. Fee $100/team. Call Ronnie McLin (225) 276-8237/(225) 686-2418.

PICKLEBALL

BREC CEDAR RIDGE LEAGUES: 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays; 8:30-11 a.m. Wednesdays; 8 a.m.-noon Saturdays; 5-9 p.m. Sundays. Call Tom Burkhart (225) 752-5905/(225) 751-2563.

BREC FORREST PARK: 6-9 p.m., Thursdays & Fridays. Call Richard Bentley-Smith (225) 273-6403.

BREC LOVETT ROAD PARK: 6-9 p.m. Mondays, Central. Call Richard Bentley-Smith (225) 273-6403.

REC PLANK ROAD PARK: 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays & Thursdays. Call Richard Bentley-Smith (225) 273-6403.

RUNNING-WALKING

HAPPY’S RUNNING CLUB: 6:15 p.m., April 21, Happy’s Irish Pub, Third Street. Fee $35 annual membership. Call Scott Higgins (225) 810-5124 or Michael Lang (225) 252-9621.

HAT RUN: 8 a.m., April 25, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Perkins Road, Baton Rouge. 5K run/walk & 1-mile fun run/walk. 7 a.m. registration. “Wear a Wacky Hat” event for skin protection. Fees $25/adults, $15/15 and younger; $30 & $20 after April 22. Call Sarah Lomax Gray (225) 421-1166. Email: sarah@lsofoundation.org.

MARCH FOR BABIES/BATON ROUGE: 7:30 a.m. registration, 9:15 a.m. march, April 25, AZ Young Park-Downtown, 755 Third Street, Baton Rouge.

MARCH FOR BABIES/NEW ORLEANS: 7:30 a.m. registration, 9 a.m. march, April 25, City Park, 1 Palm Drive, New Orleans.

MARCH FOR BABIES/NEW IBERIA: 8 a.m. registration, 9 a.m. march, April 25, City Park, 300 Parkview Drive, New Iberia.

20TH ANNUAL ST. THOMAS MORE EAGLE 5K: 8 a.m., May 2, St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 11441 Goodwood Blvd., Baton Rouge. 5K roadrace/walk & 1-mile fun run/walk. Fee $20, $25 after April 25. Registration 7:30 a.m., STM Activity Center, Dartmoor Drive. In conjunction with St. Thomas More Parish Festival. Running shoes for overall & masters winners. Call Kevin Talbot (225) 293-3337 or STM Parish office (225) 275-3940.

MARCH FOR BABIES/LAFAYETTE: 8 a.m. registration, 9 a.m. march, May 2, Girard Park, 500 Girard Park Drive, Lafayette.

THE GREAT HUEY LONG BRIDGE RUN: 8 a.m. May 9, 800 South Clearview Parkway, Harahan. 5K run/walk. Shuttles to Bridge City starting line. Finish at Clearview & Jefferson Highway. Fee $30, $35 after May 2. Second in 2015 Louisiana Bridge Run Series. Call Chuck George (504) 884-7565. Website registration: www.hueyprun.com

SLOWPITCH SOFTBALL

FRIDAY ONE-PITCH TOURNAMENT: April 24, McLin Fields/Gator Park, Satsuma. Men’s & Co-ed divisions. Fee $100/team. Call Ronnie McLin (225) 276-8237/(225) 686-2418.

ISO MEN’S LEAGUE REGISTRATION: Through April 26, Istrouma Sports Organization, Baton Rouge. College age & older. 12-team, May 4-June 26 league. Fee $400/team. Call ML Woodruff (225) 295-0775. Website: www.istrouma.org/baseball.

soccer

BRSC COMPETITIVE PLACEMENT: Burbank Complex, Burbank Drive, Baton Rouge. U10-U11 boys & girls, May, 4, May 6 & May 8; U12-U13 boys & girls, May, 5, May 7 & May 9. Call Baton Rouge Soccer Club (225) 924-2157. Times & online registration: www.brsoccer.org.

SWIMMING

LIFEGUARD CERTIFICATION RENEWAL COURSE: April 25-26, Crawfish Aquatics, Anselmo Lane, Baton Rouge. Fee $175. Email Marcus Dyer: marcus@crawfishaquatics.com. Website registration: www.crawfishaquatics.com.

FAMILY LESSONS: April 30 next session registration deadline, A.C. Lewis YMCA, Baton Rouge. Four 45-minute sessions. Ages 4 years and older. Fee $99 member families, $126 nonmembers. Call A. C. Lewis Y (225) 924-3606.

GROUP LESSONS: May 11-22. 2-week/4-per-week sessions or 4-week/2-per-week sessions. Ages 3-12. Fees $140. Crawfish Aquatics, Anselmo Lane, Baton Rouge. Call Nan Fontenot (225) 769-4323.

CRAWBABIES/MOMMY & ME LESSONS: May 11-22, Crawfish Aquatics, Anselmo Lane, Baton Rouge. 2-week AM/PM classes Monday-Thursday sessions. Ages 6 months-2 years. Fee $120 per session. Call Nan Fontenot (225) 769-4323. Website registration: www.crawfishaquatics.com.

PRIVATE LESSONS: Through May 14, 4 day sessions per week. Youths & adults. Fee $160/week. Crawfish Aquatics, Anselmo Lane, Baton Rouge. Call Nan Fontenot (225) 769-4323. Website registration: www.crawfishaquatics.com.

TRI PROGRAM: Swim/cycle/run training, 4 p.m. Friday swim & 7:30 a.m. Saturday cycle/run. Fees vary. Crawfish Aquatics, Anselmo Lane, Baton Rouge. Email Shelly Johnston: shelly@crawfishtri.com.

GUIDELINES

The deadline for Fun & Fitness Calendar notices is 5 p.m. Friday. Notices will be accepted four weeks in advance of the event. Submissions must include activity/sport, date, time, site, entry fees, entry deadlines, the full name of contact person(s) and telephone numbers with area code. Only two contacts with telephone numbers/Email addresses will be published. Submit notices to: Fun & Fitness Calendar, Advocate Sports, P.O. Box 588, Baton Rouge LA 70821. FAX (225) 388-0318. Email: sports@theadvocate.com.