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: 2 p.m., Dec. 20, LA Lightning 8-under tournament team Walker Parks & Rec, Ball Park Road, Walker. Call Derek Hymel (225) 347-9174. Email: julee_graham@aol.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.

TRYOUTS: Through December, Redsticks 14 AAA/Major 2016 team. Call Robert Samson (225) 776-1570 or Randy Hamilton (225) 938-1660. Email: rsamson3@cox.net.

YMCA AMERICAN LEGION REGISTRATION: Through January, Cedar Ridge Park, Baton Rouge. Ages 9-10, 11-12, 13-14. Fees $1,400, $1,500 after Dec. 31. Call Kerry Wilkerson (225) 767-9622. Email: kwilkerson@ymcabr.org.

MIDDLE & JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL LEAGUES: Jan. 15 registration deadline. Teams in 5th, 6th, 7th & 8th grades, Belleview District Park, Plaquemine. League begins in February. Call Dwayne Lambert (225) 279-6362.

BASKETBALL

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

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.

BREC YOUTH LEAGUE REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Jan. 4, Co-ed, boys & girls in 6-under through 14-under & 15-and-older age groups. LHSAA/AAU rules. Fee $200/team. Call Ashton Hawkins (225) 273-6402. Email: ahawkins@brec.org.

LADY PANTHER MIDDLE SCHOOL TOURNAMENT: Jan. 8-9, McKinley High School, Baton Rouge. Boys & girls teams. Fee $65/team or $100/both teams. Call Krystal Huggins (225) 301-3650. Email: khuggins1@ebrschools.org.

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

GOLF

USSSA/MIZUNO HOLIDAY CLASSIC JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP ENTRY DEADLINE: 10 p.m., Dec. 16 for Dec. 19-20 event, Gray Plantation GC, Lake Charles. 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 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.

HOWELL JINGLE SWING: 9 a.m., Dec. 19, Howell Park GC, Baton Rouge. Stroke play, multiple flights, Ladies Flight. Fee $30. Call Jason Miller (225) 357-9292. Email: jmiller@brec.org.

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

U.S. KIDS TOUR: Jan. 10, Copper Mill GC, Zachary. Ages 5-1414. 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., Dec. 15, Happy’s Irish Pub, Third Street. Fee $35 annual membership. Call Scott Higgins (225) 810-5124 or Michael Lang (225) 252-9621.

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.

RESOLUTION RUN: 8 a.m., Jan. 1, Tennis Court parking lot, City Park, Baton Rouge. No fee, no clocks, no set distances. Social run to kick off the new year.

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/FITNESS

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.