Community Calendar: Wednesday, Jan. 8

January 8, 2014 

BASEBALL/SOFTBALL

Southwest Ada Little league: Registration at 6 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m. Saturday and 6 p.m. Tuesday, with late registration at 10 a.m. Jan. 25 at Sienna K-8 School. Registration also at swadall.com.

Northwest Ada Little league: Registration and player verification dates from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Jan. 15 and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 1 at Lowell Scott Middle School. Boys and girls ages 5-15 who live within the Northwest Ada Little League boundaries (see website) are eligible to play baseball and softball. At least one parent or legal guardian must be present, with proof of residence and an original or state-certified copy of the child’s birth certificate. Registration also available at northwestadabaseball.com. Email president@northwestadabaseball.com with questions.

Bill Buckner hitting camp: Jan 24-26 and Feb 1-2, Fort Boise hitting facility. Call Paul at 938-8268.

Idaho Senior Softball Association: Taking reservations for its men’s wooden bat league. All skill levels are welcome. Anyone born before 1955 (60 and older) is eligible; no one will be turned away. Play in the Monday night or Wednesday night league or both. Cost is $40 for each league. The Tuesday morning league is $20. The draft will be April 1 and league play begins around April 21. Call Del at 286-9123.

Boise Gems: Freshman baseball team accepting coach’s applications. Salary position. Contact Gary at jorgy1330@msn.com.

BASKETBALL

BAM Jam: March 22-23 at the Borah Sports Complex. Divisions for men, women, boys and girls with both competitive and recreational divisions for adults and an elite division for men’s 6-0 and over and 6-0 and under. Go to bamjamboise.com.

RUNNING/WALKING

Freezeout Challenge: 10 a.m. Jan. 25 at Gem County Fairgrounds, Emmett. The loop course is 12k and the short course (no Freezeout Hill) is less than four miles. Register at bluecirclesports.com or go to cityoftreesmarathon.com for info.

Valentine’s Dash — Love ‘em or Lose ‘em 5k: 10 a.m. Feb. 8 at Julia Davis Park. Run with your sweetie in the couples category or search for your soulmate. Running bibs will be available with the following messages: Single, Taken, and It’s Complicated. Awards will be given to the top three male and female finishers and prizes will be given away for best costume. Cost is $30-$65. Go to valentinesdash.com.

Cupid’s Undie Run: Noon Feb. 15 at Tom Grainey’s. A 1.5-mile run in your bedroom-best to benefit The Children’s Tumor Foundation. Cost is $30. Call 409-8282 or go to cupidsundierun.com/city/boise/?src=fbevent.

SOCCER

Idaho Rush: Call 336-6512 or go to idahorush.com for registration forms.Æ Open registration for the spring season for Recreation (non-competitive league), ages 5-11. Game locations in east and west Boise. The ‘early bird’ cost is $75 (does not include $18 jersey). Deadline for early registration is Feb. 2.Æ Open registration for spring season for PAKS (Parents and Kids Soccer), ages 3-4. The player and his or her parents play activities and games together in a group environment. There are no practices, no scheduled games and no leagues. Cost is $50.

Upward Sports: Open registration for the 2014 league for boys and girls grades K-6. The ‘early bird’ cost is $95, which includes full uniform. Deadline for early registration is Jan. 26. Go to idahosportsfoundation.org or call Paul at 585-7579.

TRACK AND FIELD

YMCA Team Idaho Winter Track Conditioning: Practices from 3:45 to 5 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at the Downtown YMCA; and from 4 to 5:15 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at the West YMCA. The program runs through Feb. 27. Cost is $45 for Y members and $68 for nonmembers. Contact Jack at 344-5502, ext. 270 or jack.ward@ymcatvidaho.org or go to team-idaho.org.

VOLLEYBALL

Boise Parks & Recreation’s power, competitive and recreational leagues: Sign up from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Jan. 20-24 at the city rec office. Teams play one night per week Mondays-Fridays starting Feb. 4 and continue through May at Fort Boise Community Center and Boise area schools. Play eight league games with a single-elimination tournament. Fees are $247 per team, plus a $20 USSSA team sanction fee (teams registered in fall 2013 do not have to pay the USSSA fee for spring season), and $14 per non-resident. Go to parks.cityofboise.org or call 608-7650.

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