Treasure Valley community sports calendar: Monday, Nov. 2


Winter baseball training: Jan. 4 through Feb. 19 at the Sandlot indoor facility from 6 to 7:15 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays for ages 13 and older, and 6 to 7:15 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays for ages 9-12. Training coaches are Eric Fox, Hank Jacobsen and Bobby Sutcliffe. Contact Terri at 860-6000 or

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

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 or 484-6860.

Baseball and softball instruction: Coach Bobby Sutcliffe is providing instruction for all ages and levels. To schedule, go to For questions, email

Pac-West Baseball: One-on-one pitching lessons for all ages. Cost is $300 for five, one-hour lessons or $65 for one lesson. Call 866-3436 or go to

Velocity Plus: For all baseball and softball players ages 10-18 who want increases in arm strength (an average of 5 mph velocity gains). 24 one-hour sessions, three days a week, for 8 weeks beginning in November. Cost is $400. Call 866-3436 or go to


Upward Sports: Registration open for the 2016 league for boys and girls in grades K-6. Register at or call Tim at 869-1475.


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.


Upward Sports: Registration open for the 2016 league for girls in grades K-6. Register at or call Naomi at 869-3126.


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

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.


Turkey Day 5k: 9 a.m. Nov. 26 at Capitol Boulevard and Main Street. Register at

Onward Shay! Boise Half and Full Marathon: 7 a.m. Oct. 30, 2016, at Payette Brewing Company. Held in honor of Shay Hirsch, wife of George Hirsch. Shay was brought up in Boise, daughter of Pat and Morley Nelson, founder of Boise’s World Center for Birds of Prey. Early registration for the marathon is $100; half is $65. Go to


Boise Tennis Coalition: 1 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays at Fort Boise.

Track and field

Team Idaho Cross Country: For ages 6-18, Monday through Thursday (depending on age), beginning Monday and continuing through Dec. 17 at three Treasure Valley locations. Cost is $55 for Y members and $80 for nonmembers. Contact Jack at 344-5502, ext. 270; or go to

USATF Snake River Cross Country Championships: For ages 6 and older, 10 a.m. Saturday at Camel’s Back Park. Registration deadline is Nov. 5. Cost is $8; USATF membership required. Contact Jack at 344-5502, ext. 270; or go to

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