BREC UPPER DECK BATTING CAGES: Open daily, BREC Milton Womack Park, 6201 Florida Boulevard, Baton Rouge. Call Richard Bentley-Smith (225) 273-6403. Email:

TRYOUTS: Baton Rouge Braves are looking for 9- to 12-year-old players. Practice at 4331 Jefferson St., Baker. Contact Randy Williams at (225) 718-2850 by April 17.


MONDAY MORNING & LUNCH BUNCH GAMES: 6:30 a.m. Mondays & noon, Tuesdays/Thursdays, Istrouma Baptist Church gym, Baton Rouge. No fee. Call ML Woodruff (225) 295-0775, Ext 118.

Louisiana Jaguars AAU Mother’s Day tournament: Friday, May 6 to Sunday, May 8 in the Gonzales area. Ages 10 to 17. Cost: $250 per team. Entry deadline: April 29. Contact: Travis Turner at 225-975-6895 or


BREC GYM: Open daily, BREC North 14th Street Boxing Gym, 100 North 14th St, Baton Rouge. For more information call (225) 343-0228 or


CRAWFISH AQUATICS: Summer League Prep Clinic May 1, 2-5 p.m. Ages 6 and older who can swim 25 yards free, $25. Anselmo Lane, Baton Rouge. Email: Helen Cavana, Website:

CRAWFISH AQUATICS: Lifeguard Certification Course, May 7-8, 21; $225; Anselmo Lane, Baton Rouge. Email: Marcus Dyer, Website:

CRAWFISH TRI PROGRAM: Swim/cycle/run training, April 25-Aug. 31; Monday 6:30 p.m. cycle/run, Wednesday 3:45 p.m. run/fitness, Saturday 7:30 a.m. cycle/run; one weekly swim practice; schedule varies. Fee varies based on training schedule. Anselmo Lane, Baton Rouge. Email: Shelly Johnston, Website:

CRAWFISH AQUATICS SUMMER SWIMMING LESSONS: May 9-19, ages 3-12; Fee $145 per session. Anselmo Lane, Baton Rouge. Call :Nan Fontenot (225) 769-4323. Website:

CRAWFISH AQUATICS YOUTH & ADULT PRIVATE SWIMMING LESSONS: 1 week/4 day sessions, April 25-May 19 (weekly enrollment). Fee $160 per 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: 1 week session. Anselmo Lane, Baton Rouge. Call: Nan Fontenot (225) 769-4323. Website:

CRAWFISH AQUAFIT + WELLNESS: Aquatic fitness and therapy classes. Monday/Wednesday 10:30-11:15 a.m., Tuesday/Thursay 9:30-10:15 a.m., Tuesday/Thursday 8-8:45 a.m., Monday/Wednesday 7-7:45 p.m., Friday 3:30-4:15 p.m. 8 classes for $80. Anselmo Lane, Baton Rouge. Call: Ashley Stevenson (225) 769-4323. Website:


7TH ANNUAL HAITI MISSION TOURNAMENT: 8 a.m. & 1 p.m. shotgun starts, April 25, Ellendale CC, Houma. 4-player scramble. Fee $150/player. Includes silent auction, food, long-drive, closest-to-hole and home-in-one contests. Sponsorships available. Benefits construction program for homes in Haiti. Call Don Robinson (985) 209-3228. Website:

17TH ANNUAL NORTHSHORE KIWANIS CLUB TOURNAMENT: 9 a.m. shotgun start, May 2, Oak Course, Beau Chene CC, Mandeville. 4-player scramble. Fee $140/player, $550/team includes lunch, $165 & $650 after April 24. lunch and refreshments. Sponsorships availables. Call David Lindsey (985) 845-8454. Email:

ERIC REID INVITATIONAL: 1 p.m. shotgun start, May 6, Pelican Point GC, Gonzales. 4-player teams. Fee $250/player. Benefits Baton Rouge Sickle Cell Anemia Foundation. Players/VIP party May 5, Renaissance Hotel, Baton Rouge. Sponsorships available. Call Lorri Burgess (225) 346-8434. Email: Registration website:

18th annual Walter Banks Sr. Kappa Golf Klassic: 4-player scramble to benefit the Baton Rouge Kappa Leadership and Service Foundation Inc. Saturday, May 7 at Copper Mill Golf Club, Zachary. 1 p.m. shotgun start. Registration from 10:00-11:45 a.m. Entry fee: $100 per player. Team trophies: First through third place, longest drive, closest to the hole. Door prizes will be awarded. Contact: Kenneth Wright, 225-907-7983 or

PURPLE PURPOSE CHARITY TOURNAMENT: 8 a.m. May 27, Joseph Bartholomew Golf Course, New Orleans. Four-player scramble, shotgun start. Presented by the Scott Eli Jackson Foundation. Fee: $400/team, includes food and prizes. Entry deadline: May 25. Call Donyel M Jackson at 504-507-8301.


BREC CEDAR RIDGE LEAGUES: 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays; 5-9 p.m. Sundays. Call Tom Burkhart (225) 752-5905/(225) 751-2563.

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

BREC HIGHLAND ROAD PARK: 8:30-11 a.m. Wednesdays; 8 a.m.-noon Fridays & Saturdays. Call Richard Bentley-Smith (225)273-6403.

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.

JOHN SLIDELL PARK GYM: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays. Open to public. Call Johnny Venezia (985) 707-4656.


EVENT: Reveille at Oak Alley 5K and 1/2-mile run-walk, 8:30 a.m. April 30 at Oak Alley Plantation, Vacherie. Registration fee: $25 to $35. No deadline. For more information, contact 504-468-1488 or visit


PLAYER PLACEMENT PROCESS: U10–U19 boys & girls interested in playing competitive soccer. All events at Burbank Soccer Complex. The week of May 2: birth years 2005 and 2006 (boys & girls). The week of May 9: birth year 2009 (boys & girls). The week of May 23: birth years 2004–1998. On line registration is open at Contact (225) 924-2157 or email


FUN & FROLIC CLUB: 9 a.m.-noon, Sundays, Roosevelt Mall, City Park, New Orleans. Weekly pick-up softball games. Club founded in 1922. Fee $15/month. Men 18-older. No registration required. Call Jay Royal (504) 858-8547.


SUMMER LEAGUE PREP CLINICS: 4:30-6 p.m., April 15, 22, ages 6 & older; 2-5 p.m., May 1, Ages 7 & older, Crawfish Aquatics, Anselmo Lane, Baton Rouge. Ages 6-older. Need to swim 25 yards free. Fee $10. Email Helen Cavana:

GROUP LESSONS: April 18-May 12, Paula Manship YMCA, Baton Rouge. Fee $60 members, $105 nonmembers. Call Billie Babin (225) 767-9622. Website registration:

LIFEGUARD CERTIFICATION COURSE: May 7-8, 21, Crawfish Aquatics, Anselmo Lane, Baton Rouge. Fee $225. Email Marcus Dyer,

SPRING SWIM TEAM: Crawfish Aquatics, through May 19, 4:30 p.m//ages 5-8 & 5:30 p.m./ages 9-older. Fees vary. Anselmo Lane, Baton Rouge. Call Kayla Dicharry (225) 769-4323.

TERRIFIC TURTLES LESSONS: 6 45-minute one-on-one lessons for children & adults with disabilities, Pennington YMCA, Baton Rouge. Fee $80 members, $120 nonmembers. Call Heather Shaw (225) 272-9622. Email:

TRI-PROGRAM TRAINING: Swim/cycle/run program. 4 p.m. Wednesdays run/fitness, 7:30 a.m. Saturdays cycle/run & varied weekly swim practice. Fee vary. Crawfish Aquatics, Anselmo Lane, Baton Rouge. Email Shelly Johnston: Website:

CRAWFISH AQUAFIT + WELLNESS: Tuesdays/Thursdays 8-8:45 a.m. & 9:30-10:15 a.m.; Mondays/Wednesdays 10:30-11:15 a.m.; Fridays 10:30-11:15 a.m. 8 classes. Fee $80. Anselmo Lane, Baton Rouge. Call Ashley Stevenson (225) 769-4323. Website registration:


LADIES BEGINNER TENNIS CLINIC: Wednesdays in April, 7 p.m.; deadline to register 4 p.m. each Wednesday; free, the Legacy @ Bonne Esperance, office: 225-246-2917. Ryan Dornier,


Walk MS: 9 a.m. April 30, North Boulevard Twin Square (247 Florida St.). Visit Call 855-372-1331. Email: