Diamond Bandits girls fastpitch softball: Tryouts for its 2015-2016 season, 7 to 9 p.m. Aug. 7 and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 8 at Mountain View High. U-14 call coach Laura at (801) 699-9645; U-16 call coach Rick at 284-0594.
Baseball and fastpitch instruction: Hitting and pitching lessons for individuals, groups and teams. Call Jeff at 941-3968 (baseball) or Julie at 989-8979 (fastpitch).
Baseball instruction: Hitting, fielding and throwing mechanics available from former major league player Eric Fox. Call 371-0145 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Baseball pitching instruction: Lessons available for all ages in group or individual setting from a current college coach and major-league associate scout with 16-plus years experience. Contact Andy at email@example.com or 484-6860.
Baseball and softball instruction: Coach Bobby Sutcliffe is providing instruction for all ages and levels. To schedule, go to sutcliffebaseball.setmore.com. For questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
BAM Jam 3-on-3: Aug. 8-9 on the streets of Downtown Boise. Divisions for all ages and abilities. For more information and to register, go to bamjamboise.com.
Boise Parks and Recreation’s fall men’s 3-on-3 indoor league: Register from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Aug. 17-21 at the city rec office, 110 Scout Lane. League plays runs from September through November with eight games and an end-of-season tournament. Open to players ages 16 and older. Cost is $99 for team registration plus a $10.50 fee per nonresident player. Call 608-7650.
Hoop Dreams tryouts: For boys and girls grades 3-8, 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Aug. 22 at Homecourt YMCA, Meridian. Go to hoopdreamsbasketball.com.
Idaho Bocce Ball Club: League play at 6 p.m. Wednesdays at the USBF regulation courts, Ann Morrison. All skill levels welcome and free lessons provided. Cost is $10 per person for an entire season of league membership. Call Jared at 336-2453 or Mike at 376-3171.
Boise Parks and Recreation’s men’s 8-on-8 flag league: Register from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at the city rec office, 110 Scout Lane. Four divisions are offered for varying ability levels. Teams play eight league games, typically one per week, with an optional single-elimination league tournament. League play will begin in mid-August and continue through November at Hillside and Ann Morrison parks. Fees are $504 per team plus a $25 USSSA team fee. Go to parks.cityofboise.org or call 608-7650.
Introduction to golf: Noon to 1 p.m. Sunday at Boise Ranch. Presented by Jeff Thomsen, PGA coach and mentor. Cost is $20 per student; limited to six students each day. Call 860-2465.
Hispanic Scholarship tournament: Shotgun start at 8 a.m. Aug. 15 at River Birch. Cost is $75 per person. Go to communitycouncilofidaho.org/sponsor.
Golf for Gold tournament: 11:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. (two tee times) Aug. 18 at Bigwood. Benefit for Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation Gold Team. Entry is $150 for golf and dinner, $50 dinner only. To register, contact Jody at (208) 726-4129, ext. 102.
“ Golf with Beaver Nation” Treasure Valley tournament: Shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. Aug. 22 at Purple Sage. Special guest is Wayne Tinkle, Oregon State men’s basketbal coach. Entry is $65 individual, $220 foursome. Register at osualum.com/tvgolf2015.
Boise Area Pickleball Association: 9 a.m. to noon Monday-Friday at Homecourt YMCA, Meridian. Lessons and equipment available. Contact Terry at 921-0063 or email@example.com.
Boise Pickleball Club: 9 a.m. to noon Fridays at Fort Boise Community Center. No equipment necessary and all skill levels welcome. Lessons are free. Call 608-7680.
Rugby Idaho: League for incoming grades 1-8, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, July 22 and 29 at Winstead Park. Go to rugbyidaho.com.
Race to Embrace: 8:30 a.m. Aug. 8 at Settlers Park, Meridian. Cost is $8-$13 for the one mile and $20-$25 for 5k. Register at embraceeffort.org.
Payette Lake Run: 30k and 18.6 mile starts at 8 a.m. and 5k at 9 a.m. Sept. 6 at Depot Park, McCall. Cost is $23, $33 and $38. Register at bluecirclesports.com.
Riggins Salmon Run: 9 a.m. for the half, 9:30 a.m. for 10k and 10 a.m. for 5k Sept. 12 along the Salmon River. Cost is $20, $30 and $40. Register at raceentry.com/races/riggins-salmon-run/2015/register.
Idaho NF Walk and Fun Run: 10 a.m. Sept. 12 at Julius M. Kleiner Memorial Park, Meridian. Interactive superhero characters as well as superhero activities and training. Costumes encouraged. Benefit for the Children’s Tumor Foundation. Cost is $20 general, $10 children 4-10, free for ages 3 and younger. Go to kintera.org/faf/home.
Harvest Classic: 9 a.m. Sept. 19 at Nampa Recreation Center. Features an 8k run or wheelchair race, 2-mile run or walk, 1-mile noncompetitive race, food, prizes, entertainment, vendor booths and a school competition. Cost is $10-$25. Register at nampaparksandrecreation.org/HarvestClassic.aspx.
FitOne Family 5k, 10k and Half Marathon: 7 a.m. Sept. 26 at the Idaho State Capitol. Pick up your packet at the FitOne Expo Sept. 24- 25 at the Boise Centre, as well as participate in free health screenings and interact with FitOne sponsors and health/wellness related vendors. Proceeds benefit St. Luke’s Children’s Hospital. Call 381-2221 or go to fitoneboise.org.
Idaho Senior Games: Sports include badminton, pickleball, softball, archery and track and field. Register at idahoseniorgames.org.
Warriors junior camp: For boys and girls ages 6-13, 9 to 10:30 a.m. and 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday at Meridian High. Cost is $100. Email Jason.Vittrup@gmail.com.
Real Soccer Club: Register at realsoccerclub.org/youthacademy.
• Youth Academy for U-5 through U-9 (fall): All players are accepted. No tryouts needed. Locations in Middleton and West Boise. Cost is $25-$35.
• Competitive for U-10 through U-18 (fall-spring 2016): Call 713-8924 for assessments.
Boise Parks and Recreation tournament: For boys and girls ages 6-10, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 21 at Ann Morrison. Cost is $10. To register, call 608-7680. On-site registration will be taken day of the event, if available.
Boise Tennis Coalition: 1 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays at Fort Boise.
Track and Field
YMCA Team Idaho Track Classic: Thursday at Meridian High. Season-ending all comers meet championship open to all track enthusiasts. Cost is $5 per event, or three events for $10, or for ages 13 and up, four events for $10. Contact Jack at 344-5502, ext. 270; firstname.lastname@example.org or go to team-idaho.org.
College of Idaho camps: Setters/attackers and defense/passing skills camp is Thursday and Friday. Coyote High School camp for grades 9-12 is from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Aug. 3-5. Registration forms at yoteathletics.com or contact Liz at LMendiola@CollegeofIdaho.edu with questions.
Boise Parks and Recreation’s adult fall league: Register from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Aug. 3-7 at the city rec office, 110 Scout Lane. Power, competitive and recreational divisions available for players ages 16 and older. Play starts Sept. 1 at Fort Boise Community Center and other Boise school-based community centers. Fees are $252 per team plus a USSSA sanction fee of $20 and $14 per non-resident player. Call 608-7650.
Peak Volleyball camp: For grades 5-12, Aug. 4-6 at North Star Charter School, Eagle. Registration is $230. Go to peakvolleyball.com, email Mike@PeakVolleyball.com or call (530) 448-0519.
Boise Parks and Recreation’s summer drop-in coed play: 6 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays, through Aug. 27, on the grass courts, east end of Julia Davis Park. Open to players ages 16 and older. Must be there by 5:45 p.m. for the draw and be able to play until sunset. On Mondays, play is upper/middle level; Thursdays are for lower/rec players. Cost is $4. Call 608-7650.
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