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: Sept. 15, La. Tigers, USSSA 9U through 14U travel teams. Call Leo McClure (225) 939-0012/Email:

PITCH-BY-PITCH INSTRUCTIONAL LEAGUE: Tuesdays & Thursday, Sept. 15-Oct. 22, Runnels High School, Baton Rouge. Hitting, defense, pitching fundamentals in 9-13 & 14-18 age groups. Call Ryan Frith (225) 337-2491. Email:

TRYOUTS: Through Sept. 20, Dragons 14U team. Call Taylor Hubert (225) 247-2340. Email:

TRYOUTS: Through Sept. 20, Varsity Elite, 9U through 14U AAA teams. Call Scott Kirby (225) 610-3376. Website:

TRYOUTS: Through Sept. 27, Redsticks 14 AAA/Major 2016 team. Call Robert Samson (225) 776-1570 or Randy Hamilton (225) 938-1660. Email:

TRYOUTS: Through September, Kingfish 11U team. Call Jeff Winston (225) 223-5305 or Brandon Winston (225)614-1988.

TRYOUTS: Through September, Ascension Braves 10U AAA team. Needs 2 players. Call Chris Dupre (504) 952-1473.

TRYOUTS: Through Oct. 11, Saints 7U, 12U & 13U spring 2016 tournament teams. Call David Kibbe (225) 963-0330.


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

ISO YOUTH LEAGUE REGISTRATION: Through Oct. 4, early sign-up, Istrouma Sports Organization, Istrouma Baptist, Baton Rouge. Boys & girls ages 4-14. Fee $75, $85 after Oct. 4, $95 after Nov. 8. Evalutations Nov. 16-17. Call ML Woodruff (225) 610-0596. Email: Online registration:


ADULT HIP-HOP DEMO CLASS: 6:30 p.m., Sept. 17, Paula Manship YMCA, Baton Rouge. No-fee demo session for Thursdays, Sept. 24-Nov. 12 6:30-7:30 p.m. classes with fees $50 members, $90 nonmembers. Call Rebecca Decoteau (225) 767-9622. Email: Website registration:


ISO PERFORMANCE ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM: Sept. 29-Dec. 10, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Bain Gym, Istrouma Baptist, Baton Rouge. Ages 8-16. Speed/agility development, injury prevention strength/core development. Fee $350. Call ML Woodruff (225) 610-0596. Email: Online registration:


SPORTS MINISTRY COACHES ACCREDITATION COURSE: 6:30-8 p.m., Sept. 16, Room 217, Hope Building, Istrouma Baptist, Baton Rouge. 5-week course. Second course set to begin Oct. 21. Call ML Woodruff (225) 610-0596. Email: Online registration:


USSSA LAFAYETTE CUP ENTRY DEADLINE: Sept. 16 for Sept. 19-20 event, The Wetlands GC, Lafayette. 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:

BREC-HOWELL PARK THURSDAY BEST-BALL TOURNAMENT: 5 p.m. shotgun start, Thursday, Howell Park, Baton Rouge. 9-holes, stroke play with blind-draw partner. Fee $18. Call Jason Miller (225) 357-9292.

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

AJGT COPPER MILL JUNIOR CLASSIC ENTRY DEADLINE: Noon, Sept. 24 for Sept. 26-27, 36-hole event, Copper Mill GC, Zachary. Ages 11-18. Fee $185. Call Diane Ford (985) 630-3066. Website:

PALS’ TOURNAMENT: 4 p.m., Sept. 25, 9 holes/par-3 course, 8:30 a.m./4-player teams, 2-player best ball, Grand Ridge GC, 500 Willowdale Boulevard, Luling. Fee $50/player includes lunch. Closest-to-Pin, long-drive, lowest score prizes. Call Bill Covert (985) 785-9063/email: or Jack Mulvihill (985) 331-8211/email:

AJGT BEAVER CREEK FALL JUNIOR CLASSIC ENTRY DEADLINE: Noon, Oct. 8 for Oct. 10-11, 36-hole event, Beaver Creek GC, Zachary. Ages 11-18. Fee $185. Call Diane Ford (985) 630-3066. Website:

24TH ANNUAL PINECONE CLASSIC: 8 a.m. shotgun start, Oct. 10, Howell Park, Baton Rouge. 3-player scramble. Fee $60/player includes mulligans. Call Bobby Meador (225) 235-5188.

20TH ANNUAL ST. BERNARD PARISH SPORTS HALL OF FAME TOURNAMENT: 1 p.m. shotgun start, Oct. 10, Oak Harbor GC, Slidell. 4-player scramble. Fee $100/player includes lunch, supper. Long-drive, closest-to-hole & putting contests. 11 a.m. registration. Hole sponsorships available. Call Bryan Frichter (504) 554-2685 or Roy Cortes (985) 246-8354.

28th ANNUAL ESTHER WILLIAMS EAMES MEMORIAL TOURNAMENT: Noon shotgun start, Oct. 12, Dumas Memorial GC, 13350 La. 19, Baker. 4-player scramble. Fee $100/player includes supper. Closest-to-pin, men’s & women’s long-drive contests. Silent auction. Benefits Louisiana Lupus Foundation. Registration 10:30 a.m. Sponsorships available. Call Andrew Eames (225) 937-7661 or Louisiana Lupus Foundation (225) 293-3442.

7TH ANNUAL JAGS ON THE GREENS TOURNAMENT: 8 a.m. shotgun start, Oct. 16, Copper Mill GC, Zachary. 2-player best-ball scramble Fee $85/player. Entry deadline Oct. 9. Benefits SU Dancing Dolls. Call Eric Raby (225) 733-1979 or Cross Richard (504) 231-4846. Registration website:


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:

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.


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

DOC’S DASH: 7:30 a.m., Sept. 26, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge. 1-mile run/walk & 5K run/walk. 6:30 a.m. registration. Fee 5K $25, $30 after Sept. 13, $35 race day; 1-mile, $15. Website:

5TH ANNUAL LIVE OAK HIGH RUN: 8 a.m., Sept. 26, Live Oak High, Watson. 5K & 1-mile run. 100-yard dash for top 200 finishers. Website:

5TH ANNUAL RABALAIS RUN FOR LIFE: 8 a.m., Oct. 3, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Perkins Road, Baton Rouge. 5K run & half-mile run. Cash prizes. Fees $25, $30 after Sept. 21. Benefits LA Organ Procurement Agency. Call Lori Steele (225) 788-0092. Email: Website registration:

KELSEY BRADLEY FAVROT MEMORIAL RUN/WALK: 8 a.m., Oct. 4, Shelter No. 10, Audubon Park, New Orleans. 5K run/walk & half-mile run/walk. Fee $20, $30 race day, $15 youths/seniors. Benefits LSU Neurosurgery Brain Tumor Center. Registration website:


CRAWFISH AQUATICS HOMESCHOOL DEVELOPMENTAL GROUP: Sept. 15-Nov. 19, 10-11 a.m. Wednesdays or 1-2 p.m. Tuesdays/Thursdays. Various fees. Anselmo Lane, Baton Rouge. Call Helen Cavana (225) 769-4323. Website registration:

CRAWFISH AQUATICS FALL BABIES/MOMMY & ME LESSONS: Through Oct. 7 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:

CRAWFISH AQUATICS FALL SWIMMING LESSONS: Through Oct. 8 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:

MANSHIP Y FALL LESSONS: Oct. 12-Nov. 5 in two-per-week sessions, Paula Manship YMCA, Baton Rouge. Fees $60 members, $105 nonmembers per session. Call Billie Babin (225) 767-9622. Email: Website registration:

MANSHIP Y TEAM: 6-7 p.m., Tuesdays & Thursdays, through Nov. 1, Paula Manship YMCA, Baton Rouge. Ages 6-18. Fees $25 & $60/members, $120 nonmembers. Call Billie Babin (225) 767-9622. Email Website registration:

CRAWFISH AQUATICS NOVICE GROUP: Through Nov. 19, Anselmo Lane, Baton Rouge. 4:30 p.m., 5:15 p.m., 6 p.m. ages 4-12 year olds. Advanced lessons & pre-swim team group. Various fees. Call Ashley Stevenson (225) 769-4323. Website registration:

CRAWFISH AQUATICS TEAM/FALL SEASON: Through Dec. 3. 4:30 p.m./ages 5-8, 5:30 p.m./9-older. Various fees. Anselmo Lane, Baton Rouge. Call Kayla Dicharry (225) 769-4323. Website registration:


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: