Idaho Racers SC: Christmas all skills softball camp for girls ages 9-14, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Go to idahoracerssoftball.com or call Tony at 867-7090.
Bill Buckner hitting camp: Jan 25-27 and Feb 2-3 at the Bill Buckner Hitting Facility. Call 938-8268 or go to billbucknerbaseball.com.
Boise Blast: Seeking players for the 2013 summer softball season. U-12 players call Rick at 284-0594 and U-18 players call Martin at 890-5115.
Idaho Senior Softball Association: Taking reservations for mens wooden bat league. All skill levels welcome. Anyone born before 1954 (60 and older) is eligible; no one will be turned away. Play in the Monday night or Wednesday night league or both. Draft is April 1 and league play will begin approximately May 1. Cost is $40 per league. The Tuesday morning league is $20. Call Del at 286-9123.
Baseball pitching: Lessons for all ages in group or individual setting from a college head/pitching coach and major league associate scout with 14-plus years experience. Contact Andy at email@example.com or 484-6860.
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.
Pac-West Baseball: Offering one-hour private pitching lessons at The Eagle Marketplace. Cost is $60/lesson or $275/five-lesson package. Call coach Frith at 866-3436 or go to pacwestbaseball.com.
Pro 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.
Timberline holiday camp: For boys grades K-8, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at Timberline High. Cost is $60. Contact coach Downey at firstname.lastname@example.org or go to wolvesathletics.com.
Bryan Dunn Memorial tournament: Friday and Saturday. Go to bryandunnmemorial.org for details.
Boise Slam Basketball Club: Slam Winter Jam tournament for boys and girls grades 3-8 (AAU/club teams), Jan. 4-5 in Meridian. Contact Mike at 830-2723 or email@example.com.
Private lessons: Call Andy at 602-3316.
HSBAcademy: Small group and individualized skill development training. Daily sessions offered at area locations. Go to hsbacademy.com or call 720-1904.
Boise Curling Club: Learn to curl/open house from 6 to 7:30 p.m. and 7 to 8:30 p.m. Jan. 6 at Idaho IceWorld. Both sessions feature a half hour of off-ice instruction on rules, etiquette and proper technique; followed by on-ice practice and game. Cost is $20 and can be paid online or at the door. Go to the boisecurlingclub.org/new_version/, call 477-1533 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Idaho Matadors: Recruiting dance/cheer team members. Must be 18. Go to idahomatadors.com.
Idaho Matadors: Recruiting adult players for an 11-man full-contact squad. Call 409-3451 or go to idahomatadors.com.
Boise Area Pickleball Association: Play from 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday at Homecourt YMCA, Meridian. Lessons and equipment available. Contact Jack at 938-5436 or email@example.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.
Nampa Recreation Center league: Begins in January. Players will have a weekly match where they are placed with an opponent of their same ability level. Players will be responsible to reserve court space and schedule their own matches. Matches will be self-officiated. Choose to participate in singles doubles or both. Cost is $15 members, $25 nonmembers. Register by Monday. Call 468-5858 or go to nampaparksandrecreation.org.
Snake River Rugby Club: Practice at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Hillside Jr. High. Anyone interested is encouraged to come to practice. Go to snakeriverrugby.com.
New Years Day run: 10 a.m. Jan. 1 at the Ram, 709 E. Park Blvd., Boise. Fundraiser for the YMCA Team Idaho Track and Field/Cross Country. Cost is $30 general (with shirt), $25 without, $20 ages 14 and younger. Day-of registration available for an additional $5. Packet pick-up will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday at Bandanna Running and Walking. Contact Jack at 344-5502, ext. 270, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
YMCA RunWalk: Adult running/walking fitness training program based at the Downtown Family YMCA. Meet 8 a.m. Saturdays, Jan. 5 through May 11, for seminars in preparation for the Race to Robie Creek half-marathon, any of the Famous Potato races (marathon, half, 10k or 5k) or any other race you have decided to participate in. All abilities welcome. Cost is $60 for Y members, $90 nonmembers. Email email@example.com with questions.
*The Leukemia & Lymphoma Societys Team In Training (TNT): Sports training program is recruiting. Choose from San Diego, Boise and Sunriver when signing up to walk/run a half/full marathon or triathlon. Regardless of your fitness level, TNT coaches are here to help and inspire. Attend one of the 2013 summer season presentations. Go to teamintraining.org/oswim to sign up.
Valentines Dash Love em or Lose em 5k: 10 a.m. Feb. 9 at Julia Davis Park. Cost is $25-$65. Go to valentinesdash.com.
Idaho Senior Games: Looking for volunteers for the 2013 games. Email state coordinator Mike Thornton at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Open house for National Skating Month: Noon to 1 p.m. Jan. 20 at Idaho IceWorld. Features a short lesson, skating exhibition, public skating, prizes and more. Open house topics include equipment, proper attire, how to register for lessons, and how to fall and get up. Instructors will also introduce the U.S. Figure Skating Basic Skills curriculum, including two new classes Introduction to Synchronized Team Skating and Introduction to Dance. Free, but space is limited to the first 100 customers new to ice skating. Go to idahoiceworld.com or call 331-0044 to register.
Head Start Soccer Skills: For boys and girls ages 6-10, 5:45 to 7 p.m. Mondays and 4:30 to 6 p.m. Saturdays, starting Jan. 26 at an indoor gym. Cost is $75 per 10 sessions. Go to idahotorrent.com.
Upward Sports: Registration open for the the 2013 spring league. Registration deadline is Feb. 12. Go to idahosportsfoundation.org.
Boise Tennis Coalition: Meets at 1 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays at Fort Boise courts. Free lessons. Call Chuck at 954-2788.
TRACK AND FIELD
YMCA Team Idaho: Winter track conditioning program starts Jan. 2 at the Downtown Family YMCA (with practices from 3:45 to 5 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays); and Jan. 3 at the West YMCA (with practices from 4 to 5:15 p.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays). Cost is $45 for Y members, $63 for nonmembers. Contact Jack at 344-5502, ext. 270, or email@example.com.
Masters Mile indoor track meet: For ages 30 and older, Jan 12 at the Jacksons Arena, Nampa. This race will be run as part of the BSU Blue & Orange Opener indoor track meet. Call Mark at 608-4562 or go to usatfmasters.org.
Drop-in adult play: 9 to 11:30 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays (through May) at Fort Boise. Cost is $4 general, $3 seniors. Call 384-4486.
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