Community Calendar: Wednesday, Oct. 30

October 30, 2013 


Pac-West Baseball: Private pitching lessons for ages 8-18 at Eagle Marketplace. One lesson for $65 or five for $300. Call 866-3436 or go to

Baseball and fastpitch instruction: Hitting and pitching lessons for individuals, groups and teams. Call Jeff at 941-3968 (baseball) and Julie at 989-8979 (fastpitch).

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 year and older. Call 412-4910.

Hitting classes: Weekly and one-on-one instruction with former major leaguer Eric Fox. Call 371-0145 or email


Boise Parks and Recreation’s 5-on-5 leagues: Register from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at the city rec office. Teams play a 10-game schedule weekday evenings December-March. Must have a minimum of seven players ages 16 and older. Costs are $514 team fee, $27.70 non-resident, $25 USSSA sanctioning team fee and $85 end-of-season tournament (optional). Call 608-7650 or go to

Idaho Select: Evaluation for eighth-grade boys who are interested in the fall program, 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Boys & Girls Club, Garden City. Program runs November-December. Go to or email

Idaho Select: Idaho Premier Shooting Camp, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 25-27 at Capital High. There are sessions for boys grades 3-5 and 6-8. Go to for registration and details.

Thanksgiving Shootout: For boys and girls grades 3-8, Nov. 29-30 at Homecourt YMCA, Meridian. Teams are guaranteed four games. Cost is $240. Go to

Upward Sports: Registration is open for the 2014 league for boys and girls grades K-6. Go to or call Tim at 869-1475.


Upward Sports: Registration is open for the 2014 league for girls grades K-6. Go to or call Jamie at 949-6022.


Idaho Lancers (of the Rocky Mountain Football League): Fall practice/open tryouts, noon Saturday at Lewis and Clark Middle School, Meridian. The RMFL was created to allow adult men the opportunity to continue playing organized full-contact football outside that of high school or college. Go to


Physical fitness and golf seminars: 1 to 2:30 p.m. Monday, 5:45 to 7:15 p.m. Nov. 6 and 6 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 18 at St. Luke’s Elks Rehab Clinic. Presented by Shadow Valley Golf Course PGA professional T.J. Gomez and TPI certified medical professional Krystan Coyle. Cost is $30 per person/session. Call 939-6699 or email to sign up.


’Try hockey for free’ clinic: Noon to 1 p.m. Saturday at Idaho IceWorld. Open to new players ages 5-13. Equipment provided. Registration is free, but required. Call 608-7716.


SAY Lacrosse: Competitive youth league for experienced U13 and U15 players (grades 4-8). Registration now open for spring 2014 season; early bird discount available. Go to


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


Fall Back Run: 6 p.m. Saturday at Shu’s Idaho Running Company. RSVP to

Zeitgeist Half Marathon: Volunteers are needed Saturday. Athletes can still register online. Go to or call 853-1221.

Safety Run: 6 p.m. Nov. 12 at Shu’s Idaho Running Company. 2.5-mile or four-mile loop. Check out the reflective gear now that the days are getting shorter. RSVP to

Turkey Trot Relay Race: 9 a.m. Nov. 23 at Ann Morrison Park. Four-person relay race where each runner completes a two-mile loop in the park. Each team predicts their total team time. Prizes are awarded to teams finishing closest to their predictions. Family-friendly event with several categories including one for ages 16 and younger. Cost is $44 per team of four. Registration at or applications at local running stores.

Turkey Day 5k: 9 a.m. Nov. 28 at Capitol Boulevard and Main Street, Downtown Boise. Cost is $30-$40 general, $12-$15 children 17 and younger, depending on date of registration. Go to


Boise Tennis Club: Meets at 9 a.m. Sundays at Julia Davis Park. First-time visitors play for free, $35 annual fee. Email or call Joan at 713-1533.


Team Idaho Cross Country: For ages 6-18, continues Monday through Thursday at four Treasure Valley locations. Contact Jack at 344-5502, ext. 270, or or go to

Team Idaho Indoor Track: For ages 8 and older, begins Nov. 12 at the Jackson’s indoor trackfacility at the Idaho Center in Nampa, and will run through Feb. 18. Practices are Tuesday and Thursdays from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Cost for the entire session is $134 for Y members and $200 for nonmembers. Half-session prices are $95/$140 and run Nov. 12 to Dec. 31 and Jan. 2 to Feb. 18. Contact Jack at 344-5502, ext. 270, send email to jack.ward@ymcatvidaho.orgor go to

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