BASEBALL

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

TRYOUTS: Through Nov. 30. Redsticks 14AAA/Major team. Call Robert Samson (225) 776-1570 or Randy Hamilton (225) 938-1660. Email: rsamson3@cox.net.

TRAIN WITH THE PROS: 5-7 p.m./youth sessions, 6:30-8:30 p.m./high school sessions, Tuesdays & Thursdays Dec. 1-17, Traction CSE, 9222 Burbank Drive, Baton Rouge. Fee $345. Register: www.tractioncse.com.

TRYOUTS/REGISTRATION: Through December. Christian Home Educators Fellowship of Baton Rouge Patriots. Home-schooled students. 3 teams, 14-under, junior varsity & varsity (ages 13-19). Call Gary Smith (225) 603-2026. Email: athletics@chefbr.org. Website: www.chefbrathletics.org.

BASKETBALL

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

JEFFERSON PARISH LEAGUES: Monday-Thursday leagues, East Bank & West Bank sites in Jefferson Parish. Ten-game guarantee. Fees $365-375. Corporate & alumni teams included. Call New Jefferson Sports/Dickie Rotharmel (504) 575-6266.

HOLIDAY CLASSIC MIDDLE SCHOOL TOURNAMENT: Dec. 10-12, McKinley & Scotlandville high schools, Scotlandville Middle, Baton Rouge. Boys & girls middle school/junior high teams. Fee $60/girls teams, $100 boys & girls teams. 2-game guarantee. Call Bridget Littleton (225) 229-6217. Email: coachlittletonbowman@gmail.com.

IDEVLEOPED SKILLS ACADEMY WINTER LEAGUE REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Dec. 15 for league play beginning Jan. 6, Glasgow Middle School, 1676 Glasgow Avenue, Baton Rouge. Ages 3-4, 5-6, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12 & 13-14 divisions. Registration website: www.idevelopedskills.com. Call Aaron Pearson (225) 806-8392/(225) 806-0225.

TRYOUTS/REGISTRATION: Through Dec. 16. Christian Home Educators Fellowship of Baton Rouge Patriots. Home-schooled students ages 13-15 & 16-19. Call Gary Smith (225) 603-2026. Email: athletics@chefbr.org. Website: www.chefbrathletics.org.

SYAC YOUTH LEAGUE REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Dec. 18. Boys & girls ages 4-14. Several Baton Rouge area gyms for league play. Fee $125/team. Call Lester Joseph (225) 266-6633 or Reginald Bell (225) 276-0012.

BOXING

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

FIRST AID/CPR

RED CROSS CERTIFICATION COURSE: 3-7 p.m., Dec. 13, Crawfish Aquatics, Anselmo Lane, Baton Rouge. CPR, AED, First Aid. Fee $110. Call Marcus Dyer (225) 769-4323. Website registration: www.crawfishaquatics.com.

GOLF

HOWELL PARK WEEKLY TUESDAY TOURNAMENT: 9 a.m., Tuesdays, Howell Park, Baton Rouge. Men & women flights with individual play with net winners. Fee $20. Call Howell Pro Shop (225) 357-9292. Email: jmiller@brec.org.

USSSA MIZUNO GOBBLER CLASSIC JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP ENTRY DEADLINE: 10 p.m., Nov. 25 for Nov. 28-29 event, Beaver Creek GC, Zachary. Boys girls ages 9-18. Fees $100/ages 9-11 (18 holes) & $175/ages 12-18 (36 holes). Call Robert Boudreaux (337) 278-8431. Email: robert.boudreaux@usssa.com.

HOWELL PARK SUNDAY TOURNAMENT: 8:30 a.m., Sundays, Howell Park, Baton Rouge. Stroke play. Fee $45. Call Pro Shop (225) 357-9292.

HOWELL TURKEY SWING: 8 a.m., Nov. 28, Howell Park, Baton Rouge. Stroke play. Multiple men’s flights & Ladies flight. Fee $30. Call Howell Pro Shop (225) 357-9292. Email: jmiller@brec.org.

U.S. KIDS TOUR WINTER SCHEDULE: Dec 6, Beau Chene CC, Mandeville; Dec 13, Diamondhead CC, Diamondhead, Mississippi. Boys ages 10-under & girls ages 11-under/9 holes; boys 11-14 & girls 12-14/18 holes. Fees $37/9 holes, $47/18 holes. Website: uskidsgolf.com. Email: pga1916@aol.com.

PICKLEBALL

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; 8 a.m. — noon 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.

RUNNING-WALKING

HAPPY’S RUNNING CLUB: 6:15 p.m., Nov. 24, Happy’s Irish Pub, Third Street. Fee $35 annual membership. Call Scott Higgins (225) 810-5124 or Michael Lang (225) 252-9621.

TURKEY TROT: 7:30 a.m., Nov. 26, Convention & Fourth streets, Baton Rouge. 5K & 1-mile Fun Run/Turkey Walk. Fee $30, $40 race day. Benefits March of Dimes. Call Jonathan Dziuba (225) 636-1644. Email: modturkeytrot@gmail.com.

RUNNING OF THE ELVES: 8 a.m., Nov. 28, Central Middle School, 12636 Sullivan Road, Central. 5K roadrace. Elf costumes encouraged. Fee $25. Race-day registration 7 a.m. Call Central Chamber of Commerce (225) 261-5818.

REINDEER RUN & JINGLE BELL JOG: 7 p.m. Dec. 4, Lafayette Street at North Boulevard, downtown Baton Rouge. 5K & 1-mile jog. Fees $25/ages 6-17, $30 18-older. Forum 35 event. Email: reindeer@forum35.org.

22nd ANNUAL BATON ROUGE BEACH MARATHON & HALF-MARATHON: 7 a.m., Dec. 5, Milfred Wampold Park/Baton Rouge Beach, Stanford Avenue, Baton Rouge. Fee $90/half-marathon, $100/marathon. Race-day registration 5:30 a.m. Packet pickup 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Dec. 4, The Marriott, 5500 Hilton Ave. Call Craig Watson (225) 292-3800/(225) 324-3123.

RUNNING OF THE SANTAS: 2 p.m., Dec. 5, Draft House, 421 Third Street, Baton Rouge; Run 5:45 p.m. Roux House 143 Third Street. Costume contest 7 p.m. Tickets $20, $75 VIP. Benefits That Others May Live Foundation. Website: www.runningofthesantas.com.

5TH ANNUAL FREEDOM RUN: 8:30 a.m., Dec. 5, Julia Street at Baronne Street, New Orleans. 1-mile & 3-mile races. Fees $20-$25. Benefits Wounded Warrior Project. Call (504) 883-8225. Website registration: www.active.com.

JINGLE BELL ROCK N’ RUN: 8 a.m., Dec. 5, City Hall, Eunice. 5K. Fee $25, $30 after Nov. 5, $35 race day. Benefits Junior Auxiliary of Eunice.

HUMANA BATON ROUGE 5K: 8:30 a.m., Dec. 12, Highland Road Park 14024 Highland Rd. Baton Rouge. Website: www.runrockroll.com/humana/baton-rouge/

BONFIRE FESTIVAL RUN: 8:30 a.m., Dec. 13, Lutcher Park, Lutcher. 5K roadrace & half-mile kids’ run. Fees $12-$22. Website: www.active.com/lutcher.

YMCA GINGERBREAD JOG: 8:30 a.m., Dec. 19, City Park, Baton Rouge. 1-mile Family & Dog walk & 5K run. Fees $10/11 younger, $20/12-older. Email: Kevin Broussard, kbroussard@ymcabr.org or Rebecca Decoteau, rdecoteau@ymcabr.org. Website registration: imathlete.com. Registration deadline Dec. 16.

SOFTBALL

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.

SWIMMING

CRAWFISH AQUAFIT + WELLNESS: Tuesdays/Thursdays 6:15-7:15 a.m. & 9:30-10:15 a.m. and Mondays/Wednesdays 10:30-11:15 a.m. 8 classes. Fee $80. Anselmo Lane, Baton Rouge. Call Ashley Stevenson (225) 769-4323. Website registration: www.crawfishwellness.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.