Community sports calendar: Monday, Nov. 30


Winter baseball camp: Dec. 28-30 at the indoor facility, College of Southern Idaho campus. Go to or call 732-6491.

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

Velocity Plus: Sessions in January and February at Eagle Marketplace for all baseball and softball players ages 10-18. Cost is $400 for eight weeks of 24 one-hour sessions. Call 866-3436 or go to

Baseball instruction: Hitting lessons at indoor facility for boys ages 7-18 from professional instructor Jeff Mace. Call 941-3968.

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


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 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.


YMCA Christmas Run: Dec. 19 between the Downtown YMCA and Boise High. There is a 1-mile Reindeer Dash (10 a.m.), a 2-mile run (10:15 a.m.), and a 6-mile run (10:15 a.m.) through Boise’s North End. Costume contest will be at 9:30 a.m. prior to races. Soup served after the race courtesy of Whole Foods Market. Registration is $30 general and $25 for youth, until Dec. 6 when prices increase $5. Day-before and same-day registration is $40. Contact the race director at 344-5502, ext. 280; or go to

New Year’s Day Run: 10 a.m. Jan. 1 at the Ram, 709 E. Park Blvd., Boise. Cost is $20 for ages 14 and younger, $25 for 15 and older (no shirt), and $30 for 15 and older (shirt). Prices go up $5 on Dec. 1 and again on Dec. 27. Fundraiser for YMCA Team Idaho Track and Field/Cross Country. Contact Jack at 344-5502, ext. 270 or


Jan-Feb Boys Skills Camp: 5 to 6:15 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays at Boise Friends. Cost is $100 for 12 sessions. Email


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

Track and field

Team Idaho Indoor Track: Program for ages 10 to adult begins Tuesday at the indoor track facility at Ford Idaho Center with practices from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays through Feb. 16. Cost for the entire session is $160 for Y members and $205 for nonmembers. Half-session prices are $100 and $145 for Dec. 1-31 and Jan. 5-Feb. 16. Contact Jack at 344-5502, ext. 270; or go to

Team Idaho Advanced High School Distance Training: Program for grades 9-12 begins Dec. 8 at the Downtown YMCA with practices from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays through Feb. 25. Cost is $130 for Y members and $175 for nonmembers. Registration deadline is Friday. Contact Jack at 344-5502, ext. 270; or go to

Team Idaho Winter Track Conditioning: Program begins Jan. 4 at the Downtown YMCA with practices from 4 to 5:15 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, and Jan. 4 at the West YMCA with practices from 4:15 to 5:30 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. Program runs through Feb. 25. Cost is $50 for Y members and $70 for nonmembers. Contact Jack at 344-5502, ext. 270; or go to

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