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.

UMPIRES NEEDED: 18-AND-OLDER WITH BASEBALL/SOFTBALL EXPERIENCE AND/OR UMPIRE EXPERIENCE FOR CENTRAL AREA YOUTH LEAGUE’S MONDAY-THURSDAYS BEGINNING MARCH 21. CALL HENRY GOUDEAU (225) 202-6127.

BASKETBALL

  • 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.

J.S.A. MARCH MADNESS: MARCH 24-26, MULTIPLE GYMS, BATON ROUGE. BOYS GRADES 3-12 DIVISIONS. FEE $200. SPONSORED BY JUNIOR SPORTS ASSOCIATION, & FAITH LIONS. CALL JOSEPH LONDON (225) 505-6758. WEBSITE REGISTRATION: WWW.JSABASKETBALL.COM.

BOYS’ TOURNAMENT: MARCH 25, WESTDALE MIDDLE SCHOOL, 5650 CLAYCUT, BATON ROUGE. BOYS’ 14U, 12U & 10U DIVISIONS. SINGLE ELIMINATION. FEE $35/TEAM. CALL LEONARD JACKSON (225) 421-4388.

SSA LADY HORNETS AAU GIRLS’ BATON ROUGE KICKOFF ENTRY DEADLINE: MARCH 27 FOR APRIL 2 EVENT, MCKINLEY HIGH, BATON ROUGE. 3RD-10TH GRADE TEAMS. FEE $60. 2-GAME GUARANTEE. CALL ERIC RABY (225) 733-1979. WEBSITE REGISTRATION: SSALADYHORNETSKICKOFFCLASSIC.EVENTBRITE.COM.

ISO GIRLS DEVELOPMENTAL LEAGUE: MONDAYS & THURSDAYS, APRIL 4-28, ISTROUMA BAPTIST CHURCH GYM, BATON ROUGE. GIRLS GRADES 2-8. COACH TAYLOR WALKER INSTRUCTOR. 5:30-6:30 P.M./GRADES 2-4 & 6:30-7:30 P.M./ GRADES 5-8. FEE $125. CALL ML WOODRUFF (225) 295-0775, EXT. 118.

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.

CHEER

  • YMCA SPRING PRACTICE REGISTRATION DEADLINE: April 8, Paula Manship YMCA, Baton Rouge. Practice begins April 14. Saturday games begin April 23. Fee $50 members, $100 nonmembers. Call Kerry Wilkerson (225) 767-9622. Email: kwilkerson@ymcabr.org.

GOLF

  • USSSA/MIZUNO JUNIOR HUB CITY CLASSIC REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 10 p.m., March 30 for April 2-3 event, The Wetlands GC, Lafayette. Boys & girls ages 9-11/18 holes, ages 12-18/36 holes. Fees $100 & $180. Call Robert Boudreaux (337) 278-8431. Email: robert.boudreaux@usssa.com.

AJGT FARM D’ALLIE JUNIOR CLASSIC ENTRY DEADLINE: NOON, APRIL 6 FOR APRIL 9-10 EVENT, FARM D’ALLIE GC, CARENCRO. JUNIORS AGES 11-18/36 HOLES. FEE $185. CALL DIANE FORD (985) 630-3066. WEBSITE: WWW.ARROWHEADJGT.COM.

JESUIT HIGH CLASSIC: 8 A.M. & 1 P.M. SHOTGUN STARTS, APRIL 8, ENGLISH TURN G&CC, ONE CLUBHOUSE DRIVE, NEW ORLEANS. FOUR-PLAYER SCRAMBLE. FEES $110 & $135/PLAYER INCLUDES MEALS. SPONSORSHIPS AVAILABLE. CALL KRISTA ROELING (504) 483-3839. EMAIL: ROELING@JESUITNOLA.ORG. REGISTRATION WEBSITE: WWW.JESUITNOLA.ORG.

28TH-ANNUAL LSU FIGHTING TIGERS CELEBRITY TOURNAMENT: 7:45 A.M. & 12:45 P.M. SHOTGUN STARTS, APRIL 8, ELLENDALE CC, HOUMA. 4-PLAYER TEAMS PLUS LSU CELEBRITY IN SCRAMBLE FORMAT. MAXIMUM HANDICAP 18. FEE $850/TEAM, $210/PLAYER INCLUDES MEAL. ENTRY DEADLINE MARCH 31. SPONSORED BY BAYOU BENGAL BOOSTER CLUB. CLOSEST-TO-HOLES, LONG-DRIVE, STRAIGHT-DRIVE & HOLE-IN-ONE CONTESTS. CALL JOHN PRICE (985) 855-5555 OR SONNY BELANGER (985) 860-1812.

TERRACON BENEFIT FOR CASA: 11 A.M., APRIL 11, UNIVERSITY CLUB, BATON ROUGE. 4-PLAYER SCRAMBLE. 9:30 A.M. REGISTRATION. FEE $150/PLAYER, $550/TEAM. BENEFITS CAPITAL AREA CASA ASSOCIATION. SPONSORSHIPS AVAILABLE. CALL LISA SMITH (225) 239-2644. EMAIL: LISA.SMITH@TERRACON.COM.

INAUGURAL WOODLAWN PANTHER FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT: 8 A.M. & 1 P.M. TEE TIMES, APRIL 18, SANTA MARIA GC, BATON ROUGE. 4-PLAYER SCRAMBLE. FEE $80/PLAYER INCLUDES MEAL. CALL WENDELL EVERS (225) 939-3322 OR DANIEL LUQUET (504) 644-3569.

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 & 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., March 22, Happy’s Irish Pub, Third Street. Fee $35 annual membership. Call Scott Higgins (225) 810-5124 or Michael Lang (225) 252-9621.

LSO FOUNDATION HAT RUN: 8 A.M., APRIL 16, PENNINGTON BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH CENTER, 6400 PERKINS ROAD, BATON ROUGE. 5K, 1-MILE HAT RUN & CHILDREN’S ACTIVITIES. SPONSORED BY LAUREN SAVOY OLINDE FOUNDATION FOR SKIN CANCER AWARENESS. FREE SKIN CANCER SCREENING. FEE $30/ADULTS, $15/15-YOUNGER, ADULTS $35 AFTER APRIL 13. WEBSITE: WWW.THEHATRUN.COM.

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.

CO-ED RECREATIONAL LEAGUE NEEDS TEAMS: SIGN-UP THROUGH APRIL 12 FOR TUESDAY EVENING MARCH 29-MAY 24 LEAGUE AT EVANS PARK, FRERET AT DUFOSSAT STREETS, NEW ORLEANS. FEE $45/PLAYER, NEGOTIABLE TEAM FEES BASED ON ROSTER PLAYERS. EMAIL JEFFREY PETERMAN: JPETE@NETSCAPE.COM.

SWIMMING/FITNESS

  • PENNINGTON Y TEAM REGISTRATION DEADLINE: March 31. Team practice 5:15-6:30 p.m. Tuesdays & Thursdays through May 13, Pennington YMCA, Baton Rouge. Ages 5-18. Meets Fridays p.m. & Saturdays a.m.. Fee $25-$60 members, $120 nonmembers. Call Heather Shaw (225) 272-9622. Email: hshaw@ymcabr.org.

SPRING LESSONS: APRIL 4-27, MORNING MONDAY/WEDNESDAY OR TUESDAY/THURSDAY SESSIONS; AFTERNOON 2-WEEK SESSIONS APRIL 4-14. AGES 3-12. FEE $145. CRAWFISH AQUATICS, ANSELMO LANE, BATON ROUGE. CALL NAN FONTENOT (225) 769-4323.

SUMMER LEAGUE PREP CLINICS: 4:30-6 P.M., APRIL 8, 15, 22, CRAWFISH AQUATICS, ANSELMO LANE, BATON ROUGE.AGES 6-OLDER. NEED TO SWIM 25 YARDS FREE. FEE $10. EMAIL HELEN CAVANA: HELEN@CRAWFISHAQUATICS.COM.

LIFEGUARD CERTIFICATION COURSE: APRIL 9-10, 17, CRAWFISH AQUATICS, ANSELMO LANE, BATON ROUGE. FEE $225. EMAIL MARCUS DYER, MARCUS@CRAWFISHAQUATICS.COM.

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: HSHAW@YMCABR.ORG.

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: SHELLY@CRAWFISHTRI.COM. WEBSITE: WWW.CRAWFISHTRI.COM.

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: WWW.CRAWFISHWELLNESS.COM.

TRACK & FIELD

  • U.S. EXPRESS CLUB PRACTICE: 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays & Thursdays, Independence Park; 1-3 p.m. Saturdays, Highland Road Park, Baton Rouge. Boys & girls ages 5-18. Call Byron Turner (225) 892-3489. Email: byronturner@usexpresstrackclub.org.

YOUTH SPORTS

  • BATON ROUGE SPORTS INITIATIVE: Free clinics for ages 7-14. 2-6 p.m., April 17, Baton Rouge. Gardere area: Ben Burge & Elvin Drive parks for basketball, volleyball & cheer; Hartley Vey BREC Park for football, baseball & Soccer; McKinley area: McKinley Middle School for football, basketball, soccer & baseball; Eden Park area: Gus Young BREC Park for basketball & cheer; Zion City area: Cadillac Street BREC Park for football, basketball & baseball; Melrose East area: Saia BREC Park for basketball, baseball, football. Call ML Woodruff (225) 295-0775, Ext. 118.