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

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.


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.

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. Registration website:


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


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:


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:

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:

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: Registration website:

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:

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.

7TH ANNUAL HAITI MISSION TOURNAMENT: 8 a.m. & 1 p.m. shotgun starts, April 25, Ellendale CC, Houma. 4-player scramble. Fee $150/player. Includes silent auction, food, long-drive, closest-to-hole and home-in-one contests. Sponsorships available. Benefits construction program for homes in Haiti. Call Don Robinson (985) 209-3228. Website:

17TH-ANNUAL NORTHSHORE KIWANIS CLUB TOURNAMENT: 9 a.m. shotgun start, May 2, Oak Course, Beau Chene CC, Mandeville. 4-player scramble. Fee $140/player, $550/team includes lunch, $165 & $650 after April 24. lunch and refreshments. Sponsorships availables. Call David Lindsey (985) 845-8454. Email:


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.


HAPPY’S RUNNING CLUB: 6:15 p.m., March 29, 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:


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:


JAGUARS ANNUAL MEN’S TOURNAMENT ENTRY DEADLINE: April 2 for April 9-10 tournament, Burton Park, White Castle. Fee $100. Call Brandon Major (225) 454-0565 or Bryant Jones (225) 716-3060.


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:

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:

LIFEGUARD CERTIFICATION COURSE: April 9-10, 17, Crawfish Aquatics, Anselmo Lane, Baton Rouge. Fee $225. Email Marcus Dyer,

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:

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: Website:

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:


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:


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.


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: