Community Calendar: Wednesday, Feb. 26

February 26, 2014 


Boise Parks and Recreation’s adult softball leagues: Register from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through March 7 at the city rec office, 110 Scout Lane. Men’s, women’s, coed and men’s senior leagues. Late registration is March 10-11, depending on openings, with a $35 fee. For rosters and details, go to or call 608-7650.

Payette County Recreation District Freedom Series baseball/softball tournaments: Hosting baseball tournaments Mesa Invitational, Payette County Championships, Mesa Duel on the Diamond and Snake River Slug Fest. The girls fastpitch softball tournaments are Bobbie Davis Memorial, Mesa Invitational, Payette County Championships and Mesa Duel on the Diamond. Cost is $295 per team, per tournament. Call 452-3542 or go to

Third District Softball Officials Association: Looking for new officials. Training available through meetings and on-field clinics. Contact Randy at 697-9814 or

Boise Senior Softball league: Taking registrations for men’s metal bat leagues. All skill levels welcome. The 50+ league plays Wednesday nights and the 58+ league Tuesday nights in the Boise area beginning mid-April. Registration deadline is March 8. Draft tournament May 10 in Boise. Go to or call Gaylan at 850-6100.

Idaho Senior Softball Association: Taking reservations for men’s wooden bat league. Anyone born before 1955 (60 and older) is eligible. Play in the Monday night or Wednesday night league or both. Cost is $40 per league. The Tuesday morning league is $20. Draft April 1 and league play begins around April 21. Call Del at 286-9123.


Spring clinic: For girls currently in grades 5-8, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, March 6, 13 and 20 at Boise High. Cost is $40. Contact Kim at 854-4270 or

Idaho Select: Tryouts for the eighth- and ninth-grade boys spring teams, March 14-15 in Boise. Teams will compete in tournaments around the Northwest. Registration and information at

ChairHoops wheelchair tournament: March 21-22 at Timberline High. First-time wheelchair users and skilled veterans alike are welcome. Players do not need to have a disability to participate. Wheelchairs are provided. Fundraiser for Boise Parks & Recreation’s AdVenture program. A $25 non-refundable team entry deposit will reserve tournament placing. Deposit goes toward the total team registration of $150 for 10 players (additional players $10 each) and is due March 4. Call 608-7680 or go to Æ Teams and individual players can work on their skills at open-gym practice on Saturdays through March 15 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Fort Boise Community Center. A $4 drop-in fee for each date includes play and use of wheelchairs.

BAM Jam: March 22-23 at Borah Sports Complex. Divisions for men, women, boys, girls with competitive and rec divisions for adults and an elite division for men’s 6-feet/over and 6-feet/ under. Go to

USA Basketball Qualifier: Seeking teams to compete in BAM Jam USA, a 3-on-3 qualifying tournament. The winning teams quality for nationals at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo. The tournament is March 22-23 at the Borah Sports Complex. Registration at

Men’s 5-on-5 tournament: April 4-5 at Middleton schools. Upper and lower divisions. Three-game guarantee. First-place prize is $1,000. Fundraiser for Middleton Lions Club. Registration fee is $300. Deadline is April 1. Contact Darren at 989-9193 or to register.


Boise Curling Club: Learn to curl sessions, 7:30 to 9 p.m. Friday, and 5 to 6:30 p.m. and 6 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Idaho IceWorld. Features a half hour of classroom instruction, one hour of on-ice play. Preregistration required at


All State Football Game: Looking for seventh- and eighth-graders in the Treasure Valley. The kids selected will play against the best from across the state. Contact or call 371-6479.

I9 Sports: Spring season flag for boys and girls ages 4-14 begins April 12 in the Boise and Meridian area. Call 561-2101 or go to

Bishop Kelly youth camp: Contact camp for grades 4-8, June 23-26. For applications and registration, go to or contact Tim at or 949-3907.


Centennial Senior Men’s Golf Association: Spring meeting and sign-up, 8:30 a.m. March 5 at Centennial. Discussing the schedule for its weekly Wednesday tournaments that begin in March and continue through October. Men 55 and older are welcome to join the group. Call Bob at 376-3723 or Jim at 375-1201.


Adult developmental clinics: Six-week course begins Tuesday at Idaho IceWorld. Classes meet Tuesdays with beginners from 8 to 9:15 p.m. and more experienced rookies from 9:30 to 10:45 p.m. Designed for new and beginner skaters hoping to learn the game in a team atmosphere with an emphasis on positional play. Cost is $113. Call 608-7716 or go to


Rugby Idaho: Go toÆ Development training camps for middle/high school boys and girls, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Capital High. Registration is $75.Æ Register for the spring U-12/14 boys and girls league. Practices begin March 10 or 17 with games beginning the first week of April. Registration is $85.Æ Register for the spring high school boys and girls league. Practices are now underway with games beginning March 14/15. Registration is $100.


Les Bois 10k: 9 a.m. Saturday at Fort Boise Park. Register at or go to

Race For Guatemala 5k: 10:30 a.m. March 8 at Eastwind Community Church. Cost is $25/person or $60/family. Register day of event. Call 440-0009.

Eagle Gold Rush: March 15 at 8:30 a.m. for half marathon, 8 a.m. for one-miler and 9 a.m. for 5k and 10k at Reid Merrill Park. Cost is $15-$45. Register at

Shamrock Shuffle Half Marathon, 10k, 5k and 1/2-mile Kids Run: March 15 at 9:30 a.m. for kids race and 10 a.m. for all others at Ste. Chapelle Winery, Caldwell. Cost is $10-$50. Register at

St. Patrick’s Day/Basic 5 Run/Walk: 9:30 a.m. March 15 at Julia Davis Park. Races include a 5-mile, 5k, 1-mile kids and 1-mile kilted run. Fundraiser for YMCA Team Idaho cross country and track programs. Cost is $28 with and $20 without a shirt. Early registration deadline is March 11; $10 late fee applies after. Volunteers also needed. Contact Jack at 344-5502, ext. 270, or

Bandit Breakout Half Marathon, 10k and 5k: 10 a.m. April 5 at the Idaho State Correctional Facilities, Kuna. Register at or go to

Sawtooth Relay: 62-mile relay June 14 in which six-person teams run or walk from Stanley to Ketchum. Post-relay party at Atkinson Park features a meal, band and awards. The 310-team limit is expected to be reached before the March 31 deadline. Entry forms at or call 853-1221.

Run or Dye: June 28 at ParkCenter Park. A color-blasted 5k where participants get showered in safe, eco-friendly, plant-based cornstarch dye every kilometer. Go to

Fit For Life Half Marathon, 10k and 5k: 7:30 a.m. July 12 at Memorial Stadium. Register at or go to

Ponderosa Pine Relay: July 18-19 from Weiser to Cascade, 200-mile overnight event. Go to or contact Pattric at or (503) 516 5935.


Sports recruiting seminar: Sign up for the free Friday seminar. Learn everything you need to know to get a scholarship. Email or call 371-6479.


Real Soccer Club: Spring season (training starts mid-March): Competitive U-11/U-19 players should contact Pete at to see if there are any team openings. Registration at

Idaho Rush: Open registration for the spring season for PAKS (Parents and Kids Soccer), ages 3-4. The player and his or her parents play fun activities and games together in a group environment. There are no practices, no scheduled games, no leagues. Cost is $50. Call 336-6512 or go to

I9 Sports: Spring season instructional league for boys, girls ages 3-10 begins April 12 in the Boise and Meridian area. Call 561-2101 or go to

March Forth College I.D. Camp and Showcase: April 18-20 at Optimist Sports Complex. Ten women college programs; six men college programs. Register at Email or call 863-2782 with questions.


Spring Break camp: For grades 4 and up, 1 to 4 p.m. March 24-27 at Boise High. Cost is $75 for Y members, $113 for nonmembers and $25 for coaches. Contact Jack at 344-5502, ext. 270, or

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