Boise Sliders U-16 softball: Tryouts for the 2013 season, 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and Aug. 9 and 9 to 11 a.m. Aug. 11 at Capital High. Call Dan at 761-0404.
Idaho Crossfire U-16 fastpitch softball team: Tryouts from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 9 at the Eagle Nazarene fields. Call John at 949-0618.
Idaho Heat U-14 softball: Tryouts at 6 p.m. Aug. 9 at Rocky Mountain High. Contact Jim at 794-0599 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Boise Blast softball: Tryouts Aug. 11 at Timberline High from 9 to 11 a.m. for U-12, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for U-14, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. for U-16 and 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. for U-18. Registration begins 30 minutes prior to tryout. Makeup tryouts for all age groups from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 15 at Bishop Kelly varsity softball field. Call Eric at 340-9631 or King at 869-6783 or go to boiseblastasa.org.
Crush U-16 fastpitch softball: Tryouts from 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 11-12 at Boise High varsity fields, 701 W. Robbins Road. All positions open. Makeup tryouts on an as-need basis. Call Amy at 941-4901.
Field of Dreams girls U-18 2013 summer ball: For tryouts and information, contact John at 230-3655 or email@example.com.
U-18 Next Level Fastpitch: Looking for 12 players graduating in 2013 or 2014 to form a competitive team for next season. Teach coached by Jeff Mace and Julie Coert. Call Jeff at 941-3968 or Julie at 989-8979.
Northwest Ada Baseball: Accepting registrations for summer for ages 9-14. Go to northwestadabaseball.com.
Southwest Ada Little League: Accepting registrations for the fall season for ages 9-16. Registration open until Aug. 19 at swadall.com.
Baseball pitching: Former professional pitcher Josh Rahrer in association with Baseball Pitching Mechanics is taking clients ages 8 and older. Call 412-4910 for an appointment.
Professional baseball hitting and pitching: Individual, group, team lessons by appointment. Call Jeff at 941-3968.
Softball hitting and pitching instruction: Individual, group and team lessons for girls ages 8 and older by appointment. Call Julie at 989-8979.
BAM Jam: Saturday and Sunday in Downtown Boise. 3-on-3 tournament for all ages and abilities. Late registration for teams and volunteers at bamjamboise.com.
Northwest Nazarene girls camp: For incoming grades 3-8, 9 a.m. Monday through Aug. 9. Cost is $75. Brochures at Johnson Sports Center, go to nnusports.com or call 467-8876.
Idaho Elite Club: Tryouts from 7 to 9 p.m. Aug. 10 for grade 8, Aug. 11 from 10 a.m. to noon for grades 3-4, noon to 2 p.m. for grade 5, 2 to 4 p.m. grade 6 and 4 to 6 p.m. grade 7 at Ambrose School. Makeup tryouts for all grades, 3 to 6 p.m. Aug. 12. Call 340-8400 or go to idahoelitebasketball.com.
Havoc Nation: Tryouts Aug. 11 at Idaho Athletic Club, 950 E. Riverside Drive, Eagle, at 1 p.m. for grade 7, 3 p.m. for grade 8 and 5 p.m. for grade 9. Info at havocnation.com.
Hoop Dreams: Tryouts Aug. 18 at Homecourt YMCA, Meridian, from 1:30 to 3 p.m. for girls grades 3-5, 3:30 to 5 p.m. for girls grades 6-8, 5:30 to 7 p.m. for boys grades 3-5 and 7:30 to 9 p.m. for boys grades 6-8. Signups begin half hour prior to scheduled session. Info at hoopdreamsidaho.com.
Private lessons: Call Andy at 602-3316.
HSBAcademy: Weekly training at Boise, Meridian and Nampa locations. Elementary, middle and high school sessions available Monday through Friday. Cost depends on the number of sessions. Call Steve at 484-6372, Carson at 720-1904 or register at hsbacademy.com.
Twilight Hoops: After-hours 5-on-5 games Fridays at Capital High from 9 to 10 p.m. (high school grades) and 10 to 11 p.m. (adults). Cost is $8/night or $20/monthly pass. Pay at the door. Go to twilighthoops.com or call Mike at 284-5509.
Idaho Bocce Ball Club: Call Lou at 375-5228, Mike at 376-3171 or Judy at 890-4178, or go to idahobocceballclub.com.
League play at 6 p.m. Wednesdays at Ann Morrison Park. New members welcome.
Idaho State Championship team games, 10 a.m. Sunday at Ann Morrison. Deadline to apply is Thursday at 5 p.m. Applications at idahobocceballclub.com.
20th Century Lanes: Treasure Valley kids bowl free, every day through Aug. 31 (up to two games a day). Call 342-8695 or go to kidsbowlfree.com.
Meridian PAL: Registration open for fall season coed recreational ages 5-13. Information and registration at meridianpal.org, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 888-6030.
Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce Metro Classic: Registration at 7 a.m. with shotgun start at 8 a.m. Aug. 10 at The Club at SpurWing. Cost for members is $150/player, $600/foursome. Nonmembers pay $200/player, $800/foursome. Contact Nick at 472-5237 or email@example.com.
Dreamers scramble: 8 a.m. Aug. 17 at Shadow Valley. Proceeds will help offset costs for the Hoop Dreams 2012-13 travel season. Cost is $400/foursome. Go to hoopdreamsidaho.com.
I Golf for iPads: 1 p.m. Aug. 17 at MeadowCreek. Proceeds used to purchase iPads for St. Lukes Childrens Hospital. Cost is $110/player or $35/dinner only. Call (208) 630-2200 or go to meadowcreekgolfresort.com/events-calendar.
Alzheimers Idaho tournament: Registration at 7 a.m. with shotgun start at 8 a.m. Aug. 24 at Warm Springs. Cost is $85/player or $340/team. Call 914-4719 or go to alzid.org.
Curt Recla Moonlight tournament: 6 p.m. Sept. 7 at Warm Springs. Participants play nine holes, break for dinner donated by Smoky Davis Meats, then play approximately five holes with glow-in-the-dark equipment. Proceeds benefit Boise Parks & Recreations AdVenture Program. Cost is $60/player. Contact Emily at firstname.lastname@example.org or 608-7680.
Blood, Sweat and Cheers charity tournament: 7:30 a.m. Sept. 21 at BanBury. Benefit for the National Hemophilia Foundations Idaho Chapter. Cost is $125/player, $400/foursome or $25 for lunch and auction only. Call 344-4476 or go to idahoblood.org/GetInvolved.aspx.
Youth and adult leagues: Registration for youth, teen and adult leagues at Idaho IceWorld through Aug. 31. Youth league open to boys/girls ages 3 through high school. Prices vary. Call 331-0044, ext. 0, or go to idahoiceworld.com.
Youth clinics: 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. Tuesdays, Aug. 7, 14 and 21 at Idaho IceWorld. Open to boys/girls ages 7-18. Full equipment required. Cost is $10 per clinic. Call 331-0044 or go to idahoiceworld.com.
Try Hockey for Free day: Gear-fitting session from 5:30 to 6:15 p.m., followed by on-ice instruction from 6:15 to 7:15 p.m. Aug. 29 at Idaho IceWorld. Equipment provided. Registration required. Call 331-0044.
Umpires needed: For girls fall season and for spring season (youth, high school and college). Training provided. Call Tracey at 230-0762.
Meridian PAL: Registration open for summer sessions of karate. Cost is $59 for five-week sessions, two classes per week in Kuna and Meridian. Register at the office, 250 N. Baltic Place. Go to meridianpal.org, email email@example.com or call 888-6030.
Boise Area Pickleball Association: Play from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays, through Aug. 17, at Sawtooth Middle School. Free lessons. Call Nick at 965-5409 or go to boisepickleball.wordpress.com.
Boise Pickleball Club: Play at 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays and 6 p.m. Thursdays at Hobble Creek Park. New members welcome. Free lessons. Call Carson at 866-8832.
Will The Thrills Fun Run: 8 a.m. Saturday at Rocky Mountain High (start/finish). Remember and honor Will The Thrill Passero, who was killed July 5 while riding his bike. Cost is $15 general, $10 children and students. Registration at bluecirclesports.com.
Run For the Health of It: 9:30 a.m. Sept. 15 at ISU-Meridian campus, 1311 E. Central Drive. Proceeds from the 5k fun run/walk go towards student community outreach programs and the Epilepsy Foundation of Idaho. Go to isurunforthehealthofit.com.
Race 2 The Summit: Half marathon at 8 a.m., 10k and 5k at 9 a.m. and kids fun run at 11:30 a.m. Sept. 29 in Horseshoe Bend. Go to race2thesummit.com.
Live to Bfit 5k Run/Walk: 11 a.m. Oct. 6 at Expo Idaho and the Greenbelt. Portion of the proceeds benefit Camp River Run. Held in conjunction with the Idaho Health, Beauty and Fitness Fair. Cost is $20. Call 323-4464 or go to idahobusinessleague.com.
Tour of Boise: 11 a.m. Oct. 21 at Julia Davis Park (start/finish). Individuals and teams will run, walk or stroll through the city, following a map to discover clues and answer questions about Boises public art, cultural history and recreational landmarks. Registration is $25/individual and $60/team by midnight Oct. 8, $35 and $75 by midnight Oct. 17, and $40 and $80 by 6 p.m. Oct. 19. No race-day registration. Register at spondoro.com. Call 371-5242 or email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Idaho Senior Games: Go to idahoseniorgames.org.
Pickleball, 8 a.m. Aug. 10-11 at Heritage Middle School. Cost is $30. Contact Mike at email@example.com.
Golf, 8 a.m. Aug. 16 at Warm Springs. Cost is $65, includes golf, cart, BBQ and T-shirt. There will be medals, prizes and awards. Call Pat at 724-0564.
Learn to Skate day: 1:30 p.m. Aug. 18 at Idaho IceWorld. For beginners ages 4 and older. Skates provided. Free, but registration required. Call 331-0044.
Pepsi Free Skate Day: 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Aug. 25 at Idaho IceWorld. Kids and adults are invited to enjoy free public skating, skate rentals and free Pepsi products at Chicago Connection and Blimpies restaurants. Call 331-0044.
Skill development camp: 9 to 11 a.m. Monday through Aug. 9 at Sunset Park. Cost is $70. Contanct Ian at 703-0738 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Coerver Coaching: Elite level skills camps. Go to coerver.com, click on Find a Camp or call 884-3285, email email@example.com.
FC Nova: Register for the fall season. Call 841-0441 or go to fcnovayouth.org.
Youth league: To be eligible, players must be born between Aug. 1, 1998 and July 31, 2008.
Tots program: To be eligible, players must be born between Aug. 1, 2008 and July 31, 2010.
Meridian PAL: Registration open for fall season for boys/girls Recreational U-4 through U-19 and Select U-9 through U-16. Information and registration at meridianpal.org, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 888-6030.
Tennis 101: 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturdays, through August, at five locations: Fort Boise, East Junior High, West Junior High, Heritage Middle School and Eagle Middle School. Beginner group clinics are all-ages (ages 5+) and taught by the Idaho Tennis Association. Cost is $10/session or $20 for a family (up to four). Monthly rates available. Go to idtennis.com/tennis_101.
Lessons: For all skill levels, children to adults. Call Brian at 585-7923.
Boise Tennis Coalition: Meets Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 a.m. at Julia Davis Park. Free lessons. Call Chuck at 954-2788.
TRACK AND FIELD
YMCA Team Idaho: Track and field club, 6 to 8 p.m. Mondays at Mountain View High, through Aug. 13. Training athletes 40 and older for masters/senior meets in the Northwest. Contact Jack at 344-5502, ext. 270, or email@example.com.
Emmetts Most Excellent Triathlon: Aug. 10-11 with swim portion at Black Canyon Reservoir. Sprint and Olympic distances available, as well as an aquabike, Idaho Senior Games triathlon and a Kids Splash and Dash. Call 867-9952 or go to emmetttri.com.
Boise Parks & Recreation mens and womens fall leagues: Register from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Aug. 10 at the City Recreation Office. Power, competitive and recreational divisions offered for players age 16 and older. League play begins Sept. 4 at Fort Boise Community Center and Boise schools. Cost is $246 per team and $20 USSSA sanction fee. Nonresident fee is $14. Late registration is $35, if openings are available after Aug. 13. Go to cityofboise.org/parks/activities or call 608-7650.
Nampa Recreation camps: Monday through Aug. 9 at Nampa Recreation Center from 10 to 11:30 a.m. for ages 8-10 (Little Spikers), noon to 2 p.m. for beginning players ages 11-14 and 2 to 4 p.m. for advanced players. Cost for Little Spikers is $40 members and $45 nonmembers. Beginning/advanced camp is $50 members and $55 nonmembers. Call 458-5858 or go to nampareccenter.org.
Boise Parks & Recreation drop-in play: Mondays, through Sept. 3, at Julia Davis Park. Level of play is upper middle to power coed. No preregistration required; teams are drawn weekly. Players must be present at 6 p.m. for the draw. Cost is $3.50. Call 608-7650.
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