BASEBALL

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

TRYOUTS: Varsity 12U AA/AAA team, 6 p.m., July 21, Cypress Mounds, Baton Rouge. Call David Key after 3 p.m. (225) 788-5383. Email: dkeyvb@gmail.com.

TRYOUTS: Varsity Elite, Jefferson Baptist Church, 9135 Jefferson Highway, Baton Rouge. 6-7:15 p.m., July 23, 14 AA/AAA teams, call Scott Kirby (225) 610-3376/Email: scottkirby@ymail.com or Kellen Bozeman (225) 270-0148. Website: www.varsityelitebaseball.com.

TRYOUTS: July 31-Aug. 2, Saints ages 7U through 13U AAA & AA teams. Call David Kibbe (225) 963-0330. Age group dates/times at Website: www.SaintsYouthBaseball.com.

TRYOUTS: Rockets, 9:30 a.m., Aug. 1, 12U team, call Henry Belleau (225) 939-8103/email: belleauhenry@yahoo.com; 2 p.m., Aug. 2, 8-under team. Call Toby Coates (225) 405-4822.

TRYOUTS: 10 a.m.-noon, Aug. 1, Prodigy 9U team, Live Oak Ball Park, Watson. Call Chad Klug (225) 573-9813 or Chad Whitehead (225) 315-8101. Email: prodigylabb@gmail.com.

TRYOUTS: 18U fall travel team, 9 a.m., Aug. 1-2, BREC Longfellow Park, Baton Rouge. Call Jerry Flowers (225) 205-6115. Email jflowers@reds.com.

TRYOUTS: Ascension Select, 2016 13U & 14U teams, 4:30-7:30 p.m., Aug. 1-2, St Amant Park, St. Amant. Call Connor Bourque (225) 620-4082.

TRYOUTS: Ascension Braves, Robert Park, Gonzales. 6:30 p.m., Aug. 7, 13AAA & 14AAA teams; 9 a.m., Aug. 8, 10AAA team; 11:30 a.m., Aug. 8, 12AAA team. Call Wayne Young (225) 266-3332 or Chris Dupre (504) 952-1473.

TRYOUTS: La. Tigers, USSSA travel teams, Runnels High, Baton Rouge. 9 a.m., Aug. 8, ages 9-year-old through 12-year-old teams; 4 p.m., Aug. 9, ages 13-year-old & 14-year-old teams. No fee. Call Leo McClure (225) 939-0012/Email: leomcclure@bellsouth.net.

TRYOUTS: Aug. 8 or special request, 14U AA/AAA tournament team. Call Larry Bellan (225) 921-7263.

TRYOUTS: Prodigy 8U coaches pitch team, 10 a.m.-noon, Aug. 8, Live Oak Ball Park, Watson. Call Chad Klug (225) 573-9813 or Ron McCabe (225) 262-9914. Email: prodigylabb@gmail.com.

TRYOUTS: Dragons 14U team, 4-6 p.m., Aug. 8-9, Live Oak Ballpark, Watson. Call Taylor Hubert (225) 247-2340 or David Robinson (225) 571-1741. Email: dragonsbaseball14u@gmail.com.

TRYOUTS: Through Aug. 9, Bullets 14AAA/Major tournament team. Call Rusty Brooks (225) 335-2723. Email: ptguru21@aol.com.

LOUISIANA TIGERS’ FALL PROGRAM: Aug. 11 & Aug. 13 practices. Ages 9-10, 11-12, 13-14, 15-18. 10 weeks, two games/two practices weekly & two weekend tournaments. Fee $700. Call Leo McClure (225) 939-0012. Email: leomcclure@bellsouth.net.

TRYOUTS: Through Aug. 16, 14U Ascension Angels for fall-spring tournament/travel team. Call James Morrissey (225) 603-1136.

BASEBALL-SOFTBALL

CENTRAL AREA YOUTH LEAGUE FALL LEAGUES MEETING: 6 p.m., July 27, Old Lovett Road Park pavilion, Central. Call Kathy Goudeau (225) 202-6126 or Bill Ensminger (225) 329-5711.

BASKETBALL

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

CHEER

MANSHIP Y YOUTH LEAGUES REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Aug. 15 for September-October sessions, Paula Manship YMCA, Baton Rouge. Ages 3-12. Fee $50 members, $85 nonmembers. Call Greg Wroblewski (225) 767-9622. Email: gwroblewski@ymcabr.org.

FOOTBALL

BATON ROUGE RIVERBOAT BANDITS TRYOUTS/PRACTICES: 6 p.m., Tuesdays & Thursdays, BREC Nairn Drive Park. Full-contact minor league football. Players 18 and older. No registration fee. Coaches needed. Call Joe Bean (225) 938-8183/(504) 994-6655.

FLAG FOOTBALL

ISO FALL YOUTH LEAGUE REGISTRATION: Through Aug. 9, Istrouma Sports Organization, Baton Rouge. Boys & girls ages 4-14. Fee $85. Mandatory evaluations 9-10 a.m., Aug. 15 & 6:30-7:30 p.m. Aug. 17 for 8-game Sept. 26-Oct. 31 season runs. Call ML Woodruff (225) 295-0775. Website: www.istrouma.org/flagfootball.

MANSHIP Y YOUTH LEAGUES REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Aug. 15 for September-October schedule, Paula Manship YMCA, Baton Rouge. Ages 5-12. Fee $50 members, $85 nonmembers. Call Greg Wroblewski (225) 767-9622. Email: gwroblewski@ymcabr.org.

GOLF

BREC-DUMAS TUESDAY LEAGUE: 5 p.m. shotgun start, Tuesdays, Dumas GC, Baker. 9-holes, stroke play with blind draw best-ball partner. League plays 9 holes at Dumas GC. Call Jason Miller (225) 775-9166. Email: dumas@brec.org.

AJGT BLUE POINTE STROKE PLAY CHAMPIONSHIP ENTRY DEADLINE: Noon, July 21 for July 24-25, 54-hole event, Beau Chene GC, Mandeville. Juniors ages 11-18/36 holes. Fee $185. Call Diane Ford (985) 630-3066. Website: www.arrowheadjgt.com.

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS TOURNAMENT: 8 a.m. shotgun start, July 25, Copper Mill GC, Zachary. 4-player teams. Fee $50/player includes lunch. Long-drive & closest-to-hole contests. Benefits needy in East Baton Rouge, West Feliciana & East Feliciana parishes. Call Sam LeBlanc (225) 784-1264/Email: samleblanc3rd@gmail.com or Craig Borlinghaus (225) 634-0044.

BUFFALO ELECTRIC BRITISH OPEN: 9 a.m., July 25, Dumas GC, Baker. Men & Women individual stroke play, multiple flights, ladies’ low gross/low net & senior flights. Fee $35. Call Pro Shop (225) 775-9166. Email: dumas@brec.org.

9TH-ANNUAL IAFF/MDA SCRAMBLE: Aug. 1, 1 p.m. shotgun start, Copper Mill GC, 2100 Copper Mill Boulevard, Zachary. 4-player scramble. Fee $400/team includes food. Closest-to-pin & long-drive contests. Call Corey Sharp (225) 936-6149. Email: coreysharp11@yahoo.com.

KICKBALL

ONE-PITCH TOURNAMENT: July 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.

ISO JULY GAMES: 7 p.m. Tuesdays through July 28, Bain Gym, Istrouma Baptist, Baton Rouge. Call ML Woodruff (225) 610-0596/Email: mwoodruff@istrouma.org.

REC PLANK ROAD PARK: 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays & Thursdays. 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.

RUNNING-WALKING

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

HUMP DAY 2-MILER & HALF-MILE YOUTH CROSS-COUNTRY RUN: 6:45 p.m., July 22, BREC Highland Road Park, Baton Rouge. Sponsored by Club South Runners. Fees: none for CSR members, $10 nonmembers, $2 high school & younger. Race-day only registration 5:45 p.m. Fourth in 5-run series. Website: www.clubsouthrunners.org.

HUMP DAY 2-MILER & HALF-MILE YOUTH RUN: 6:45 p.m., Aug. 5, Downtown YMCA, Baton Rouge. Sponsored by Club South Runners. Fees: none for CSR members, $10 nonmembers, $2 high school & younger. Refreshments follow run. Proceeds benefit Joe and Ann Wills. Race-day only registration 5:45 p.m. Last in 5-run series. Website: www.clubsouthrunners.org.

SLOWPITCH SOFTBALL

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

SOCCER

YMCA YOUTH CLINICS/LEAGUES REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Aug. 15. Paula Manship YMCA & A.C. Lewis YMCA, Baton Rouge. Once-a-week practices. Games begin Sept. 12. Ages 3-4/$40 members, $70 nonmembers & ages 5-12/$50 members, $85 nonmembers. Call Greg Wroblewski/Manship Y (225) 767-9622. Email: gwroblewski@ymcabr.org. Call Kevin Franklin/A.C. Lewis Y (225) 924-3606. Email: kfranklin@ymcabr.org.

SWIMMING

LEWIS Y LIFEGUARD CERTIFICATION CLASS REGISTRATION DEADLINE: July 23 for July 27-30 class. Ages 16 & older. Fee $200 members, $225 nonmembers. Call A. C. Lewis YMCA, Baton Rouge (225) 924-3606.

CRAWFISH SWIM/NOVICE FALL TEAMS EVALUATIONS: Aug. 12-13, Crawfish Aquatics, Anselmo Lane, Baton Rouge; 4:30- 5 p.m./ages 4-8, 5:15-5:45 p.m./ages 9-14. Fall season begins Aug. 17. Call Kayla Dicharry (225) 769-4323/swim team or Ashley Stevenson (225) 769-4323/preteam. Website: www.crawfishaquatics.com.

CRAWFISH AQUATICS FALL BABIES/MOMMY & ME LESSONS: Aug. 17-Sept. 9 in 2-week 10 a.m. Monday-Thursday sessions. Ages 6 months-2 years. Fee $120/session. Anselmo Lane, Baton Rouge. Call Nan Fontenot (225) 769-4323. Website registration: www.crawfishaquatics.com.

CRAWFISH AQUATICS FALL SWIMMING LESSONS: Aug. 17-Sept. 10 in 2-week morning/evening Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday sessions. Ages 3-12. Fee $140/session. Anselmo Lane, Baton Rouge. Call Nan Fontenot (225) 769-4323. Website registration: www.crawfishaquatics.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.