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

TRAIN WITH THE PROS: 5-7 p.m./youth sessions, 6:30-8:30 p.m./high school sessions, Tuesdays & Thursdays Nov. 3-19/Session 1 & Dec. 1-17/Session 2, Traction CSE, 9222 Burbank Drive, Baton Rouge. Fee $345. Register:


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

BREC YOUTH LEAGUES COACHES MEETING: 6 p.m., Nov. 4, Room 111, BREC Independence Park Recreation Center, Baton Rouge. Call Ashton Hawkins (225) 273-6402. Email:

ISO YOUTH LEAGUE REGISTRATION: Through Nov. 8, 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. Evaluations Nov. 16-17. Call ML Woodruff (225) 610-0596. Email: Online registration:

JEFFERSON PARISH LEAGUES: Monday-Thursday leagues, East Bank & West Bank sites in Jefferson Parish. 10-game guarantee. Fees $365-375. Corporate & alumni teams included. Call New Jefferson Sports/Dickie Rotharmel (504) 575-6266.

CAPITAL AREA YMCA WINTER LEAGUE REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Nov. 15. Ages 3-17. Fee $50 members, $100 nonmembers. Call Kerry Wilkerson (225) 767-9622. Email:


HOWELL PARK WEEKLY TUESDAY TOURNAMENT: 9 a.m., Tuesdays, Howell Park, Baton Rouge. Stroke play. Ages 49-under/blue tees, ages 50-68/white tees, 68-older/gold tees, ladies/red Tees. Fee $20. Call Don Breaux (225) 205-0198.

HOWELL PARK WEEKLY THURSDAY SHOOTOUT: 5 p.m., Thursdays, Howell Park, Baton Rouge. 4-station shootout. Fee $13. Call Jason Miller (225) 226-6132.

OKCC FALL SCRAMBLE AND POKER RUN: 8:30 a.m. shotgun starts, Nov. 7-8, Oak Knoll CC, Hammond. Fall 2-player scramble (can be mixed & ladies teams). Fee $200/team includes lunch. Call OKCC (985) 345-2387. Email:

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

20TH ANNUAL ACADIANA RENAL PHYSICIANS LIBERTY MUTUAL INSURANCE TOURNAMENT: 11:30 a.m. shotgun start, Nov. 9, Oakbourne CC, Lafayette. 4-player scramble. Fee $1,000/team. Benefits National Kidney Foundation of Louisiana. Call Bali Riles (337) 981-5156. Website:

28TH LOUISIANA ASSOCIATION OF THE DEAF CLASSIC: 9:30 a.m. shotgun start, Nov. 10, Carter Plantation CC, Springfield. 4-player scramble. Fees vary. Sponsorships available. Call Earl Wilson (985) 892-7828. Email:

25TH-ANNUAL NEW ORLEANS LIBERTY MUTUAL INSURANCE TOURNAMENT: 11:30 a.m. shotgun start, Nov. 16, English Turn G&CC, 1 Clubhouse Drive, New Orleans. 4-player scramble. Fee $1,250/team. Benefits National Kidney Foundation of Louisiana. Postponed from Oct. 26. Call NKFL (504) 861-4500. Website:

AJGT FARM D’ALLIE FALL JUNIOR CLASSIC ENTRY DEADLINE: Noon, Nov. 19 for Nov. 21-22, 36-hole event, Farm d’Allie GC, Carencro. Ages 11-18. Fee $185. Call Diane Ford (985) 630-3066. Website:


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 Call Johnny Venezia (985) 707-4656.


HAPPY’S RUNNING CLUB: 6:15 p.m., Nov. 3, Happy’s Irish Pub, Third Street. Fee $35 annual membership. Call Scott Higgins (225) 810-5124 or Michael Lang (225) 252-9621.

ZACHARY GLEAUX RUN: 6 p.m., Nov. 6, Americana Development, Zachary. 5K & Fun R/Walk. Website registration:

BATON ROUGE BORN TO RUN: 9 a.m., Nov. 7, Town Square, North Boulevard, Baton Rouge. 5K & 1-mile run/walk. Fee $30. Benefits Woman’s New Life Center, Baton Rouge. Call Katie Richard (225) 218-4862/Email:

UNITED IN FAITH COLOR RUN: 8:30 a.m., Nov. 7, United Methodist Church, Clinton. 2-mile run. Fee $15. Benefits Louisiana War Veterans Home. Call (225) 683-8722/(225) 683-5472. Website:

DASH FOR HOPE: 8 a.m., Nov. 7, First Baptist Church, La. 1, Addis. 1-mile run/walk. Fee $20. Benefits Baptist Children’s Home. Email Amber Gatlin:

JUNGLE GARDENS RUNNING FESTIVAL: 8 a.m., Nov. 7, La. 329, Avery Island. 5k race, 7k Trail Stroll, 1-mile Fun Run. Fees $20-$30. Email:

FOURTH PURPLE STRIDE NEW ORLEANS: 8 a.m., Nov. 8, Roosevelt Mall, City Park, New Orleans. Family friendly 5k timed run. Fees $10-$30/youth & adult timed/untimed, $15-$35 race day. No fee for “striders.” T-shirt deadline Oct. 18. Call Samantha de Castro (504) 952-4485. Website registration:

CAJUN CUP: 8:05 a.m., Nov. 14, Johnston Street at Vermilion Street, Lafayette. 10K roadrace & 1-mile run. Fees $25 & $45. Website:

HEART AND SOLES HALF-MARATHON: 7 a.m., Nov. 14, Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center, Houma. Half-marathon, 2-runner half-marathon & 5K run/walk. Fees $30-$65. Online registration:

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:

HUMANA BATON ROUGE 5K: 8:30 a.m., Dec. 12, Highland Road Park 14024 Highland Rd. Baton Rouge. Website:


THANKSGIVING 3V3 SHOOTOUT: Nov. 15, Burbank Soccer Complex, Baton Rouge. U8 through U14 boys & girls teams, maximum 6 players/team. Fee $140. 3-game guarantee of 3 games. Email Kay Briggs: Register:


FUN & FROLIC CLUB: 9 a.m.-noon, Sundays, Roosevelt Mall, City Park, New Orleans. Weekly pick-up softball games. Fee $15/month. Men 18-older. No registration required. Call Jay Royal (504) 858-8547.


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:

A.C. LEWIS Y TERRIFIC TURTLES ADAPTIVE LESSONS: Through Nov. 20, A.C. Lewis YMCA, Baton Rouge. 6 lessons in heated pool. Fees vary. Call Jonathan Lee (225) 924-3606. Email:

A.C. LEWIS Y FAMILY LESSONS: Through Nov. 21, A.C. Lewis YMCA, Baton Rouge. Ages 5-adult. Four 45 minute lessons. Fees: $99 members & $126 nonmembers for family of 4 ($20 additional family members). Call Jonathan Lee (225) 924-3606. Email:


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: