Community Calendar: Wednesday, July 3

July 3, 2013 


Softball hitting summer camp: Two sessions for players of all ages, 9 to 11 a.m. and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays, July 9, 16, 23 and 30. Cost is $80 per session. Call Tony at 867-7090 or go to

Mesa Duel On The Diamond: Girls U12, U14 and U16 softball tournaments and boys minors and majors baseball tournaments, July 12-13 at Mesa Park, Fruitland. Go to or call (208) 452-3542.

Nampa Christian softball clinic: 9 a.m. to noon July 22-23 at West Park. Cost is $30. Call Beth at 880-0704.

Boise Senior Softball Association leagues: Taking registrations for two men's metal bat (ASA approved) draft leagues: 50-plus (50 or older during 2013) league plays on Wednesday evenings and 60-plus (60 or older during 2013) on Tuesday evenings. All skill levels welcome. The third league (age 50 or older during 2013) plays on Monday nights and is for organized teams. Play begins in late July for all leagues. Go to or call Jimmy at 573-3769 or Gaylan at 850-6100.

Baseball pitching: Lessons for all ages in group or individual setting from a college head/pitching coach and major league associate scout with 15-plus years experience. Contact Andy at or 484-6860.

Baseball pitching: Former professional pitcher Josh Rahrer, in association with Baseball Pitching Mechanics, is taking clients 8 and older. Call 412-4910.


Scott Garson camps: For boys and girls entering grades 3-8, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through July 11 (session 1) and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 22-25 (session 2) at the College of Idaho, Caldwell. Cost is $120 per session. Contact Scott at 459-5864 or More info at

Upward Sports camp: For boys and girls entering grades 1-6, July 9-12 at Rocky Mountain High. Register at or call Matt at 949-6021.

Showcase clinic: For boys and girls ages 7-17, 6 to 9 p.m. July 15-16 at the Boys & Girls Club, Garden City. Cost is $100. Go to, email or call (503) 453-7987.

Northwest Nazarene girls camp: For grades 3-8, 9 a.m. Aug. 5-8. Cost is $75. Brochures at the Johnson Sports Center in Nampa, go to or call 467-8451.

BAM Jam 3-on-3 tournament: Aug. 10-11 on the streets of Downtown Boise, next to Capitol Park. Divisions for players of all ages and abilities. Register at


Idaho Bocce Ball Club: League play continues through September at Ann Morrison. New members of all skill levels welcome. Call Lou at 375-5228, Mike at 376-3171, Judy at 890-4178 or go to


Upward camp: For girls entering grades kindergarten through sixth, July 16-19 at Boise First Community Center. Register at or call Jamie at 949-6022.

Upward Sports: Flag football cheerleading for girls entering grades kindergarten through sixth, Sept. 7-Oct. 19 at the Idaho Sports Foundation fields. Register at or call Jamie at 949-6022.


"Dodge High Fares" tournament: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 20 at Fairmont Park in Boise. Teams consist of 6 to 10 players with a minimum of two females or males per team. Participants must be age 18 or older. Cost is $100 per team with proceeds benefitting the city's Kristin Armstrong youth scholarship program. Register at


Boise Parks and Recreation's flag football league: Register from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. July 22-26 at the city recreation office. Season runs from late August to mid-November. Teams play eight league games, typically one per week, Monday-Friday evenings at Hillside and Ann Morrison parks. Fees are $499 team league, $25 USSSA team registration, $23 nonresident player. Go to, email or call 608-7650.

Rocky Mountain Grizz Kid Youth Camp: For incoming grades 4-6, 5 to 7 p.m. July 22-25 at Rocky Mountain High. Go to or email Scott at

Eclipse youth sports: Flag football for boys and girls ages 4-10, Sept. 7-Oct. 19 in Meridian. For more information, goto

Upward Sports: Flag football league for boys and girls entering grades K-6, Sept. 7-Oct. 19 at the Idaho Sports Foundation fields. Register at or call Tim at 869-1475.


ISGA two-person scramble: July 10-11 at Falcon Crest. Call Jud at 345-6338 or go to

SNAG (Starting New at Golf): For ages 4-7, noon to 1 p.m. July 15-16 at Ridgecrest. Cost is $20. Call 468-5888.

Swing Fore the Kids tournament: Register at noon and shotgun start at 1:30 p.m. July 19 at Shadow Valley. Cost is $150 per player. Call 938-3411 or go to

Albertsons Boise Open: July 25-28 at Hillcrest. Proceeds benefit local charities. Go to

Hoop Dreams scramble: Sign in at 1 p.m. , followed by a shotgun start at 1:30 p.m. Aug. 9 at Shadow Valley. Cost is $400 per team. Go to

Idaho Couples Golf Association: Need couples who are interested in playing a chapman format. Weekend tournaments run through September. Contact Henri or Marta at 420-4103 or or go to


"Try hockey for free:" Gear fitting from 5:15 to 5:45 p.m. followed by an on-ice instructional session from 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. on Aug. 22 at Idaho IceWorld. Open to new players only; boys and girls ages 5-13. Equipment provided. Registration is free but required. Go to or call 608-7716.


Boise State Campus Rec camps: Register at, call 426-5643 or email For girls ages 9-17, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 15-18 at Dona Larsen Park. Cost is $150.Æ For boys ages 14-19, 9 to 11 a.m., 2 to 4 p.m. and 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. July 22-25 at Ann Morrison. Cost is $200. For boys ages 8-13, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 29-Aug. 1 at Ann Morrison. Cost is $175.

Bishop Kelly boys camp: July 22-24 from 9 a.m. to noon for those who have completed grades 3-6 ($85) and 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. for those who have completed grades 7-11 ($175). Rental equipment is available with advance registration. For information, mail or go to

Girls lessons: One-hour lessons for ages 6-17 at Rocky Mountain High, through Aug. 23. Cost is $30 per person or $20 each for groups. Contact Nicole at 921-8216 or


Boise Area Pickleball Association: 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday at Homecourt YMCA, Meridian. Lessons and equipment available. Contact Jack at 938-5436 or


Ponderosa Pine Relay: 195-mile overnight event July 19-20 from Weiser to Cascade. Go to or contact Pattric at (503) 516-5935 or

City Challenge Urban Race 5k and Half Marathon Run/Walk: Race starts at noon on July 20 at Ram Restaurant and Brewery, 709 E. Park Blvd., Boise. Take part individually or with a partner in this scavenger hunt adventure race. Fundraiser for the Livestrong Cancer Foundation. Cost is $50-$100. Go to

Run Wild at Zoo Boise: Check-in at 8 a.m. and race at 9 a.m. July 27 for ages 2-12. Two courses available: .25-mile for ages 2-5 and 1-mile for ages 6-12. Registration is $25 ($20 for Zoo Boise annual pass holders), includes T-shirt, after party and breakfast. Register at, email or call 384-4125, ext. 209.

No Pants Run/Pants Optional Run: 8 a.m. Aug. 3 (new date) at Shu's Idaho Running Company. Keep it classy - if you can't wear it to the swimming pool, don't wear it to this run. Pancakes, mimosas, giveaways and more. Free. RSVP to Call 344-6604 for info.

The Color Run: 9 a.m. Aug. 24 at ParkCenter Park. The 5k is less about speed and more about enjoying a color crazy day with friends and family. Cost is $35 and up. Go to


Idaho Senior Games: Athletes 50 and older are invited to compete in 18 events starting Aug. 3 at venues in the Treasure Valley. A complete schedule of events and registration available at For those interested in volunteering, contact Mike at or 297-2032.


"Learn to skate for free:" 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Aug. 24 at Idaho IceWorld. Open to beginners only; boys and girls ages 4 and older. Skates provided. Registration is free but required. Go to or call 608-7716.


Coerver Coaching Idaho: Filling summer camp schedule for players ages 8-15. Go to, email or call 884-3285.

Eclipse youth sports: Fall season for boys and girls ages 3-11, Sept. 7-Oct. 19 in Meridian. Go to


Boise Swim Club: The season runs through Aug. 2 with practices from 4:45 to 6:15 p.m. Monday through Friday at Boise State. Go to or call Brad at 713-3808 or Deb at 890-2610.


Boise Tennis Coalition: Meets at 8 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays at Julia Davis Park. Free lessons. Call Chuck at 954-2788.


YMCA Team Idaho: Contact Jack at 344-5502, ext. 270, or or go to All-comers track meet, 5:30 p.m. for field events and 6:30 p.m. for running events, through July 11 (except July 4) at Timberline High. Cross country camp, July 22-27 at the YMCA Horsethief Reservoir Resident Camp. Cost is $394 for Y members, $499 for nonmembers.


Coed drop-in: • 9 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays, through August, at Fort Boise. Cost is $4 per person, $3 for seniors. Call 384-4488.Æ 6 p.m. until sunset Mondays, through Aug. 26, at Julia Davis Park. Players must be present by 5:45 p.m. for the draw. No preregistration is required; new teams are drawn each night. Level is upper/middle. Cost is $4 per person. Call 608-7650.

PeakVolleyball Expert Skills camp: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 30-31 and Aug. 1 at North Star Charter School, Eagle. Cost is $225. Call (530) 448-0519 or go to


Wildcat camp: For ages 8-18, 9 a.m. to noon Monday through July 11 at Columbia High. Cost is $60. Email coach Cady at

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