Baseball clinic: 9 to 11:30 a.m. Jan. 31 at The Drink Event Center and Waterfront Grill. Scout Mal Fichman from the Pittsburgh Pirates will discuss defense drills, batting techniques, game charts and off-season conditioning. Cost is $65, includes handouts and breakfast. Call 853-5070.
Third District Softball Officials Associations: Looking for new officials. Training and certification available through meetings and on-field clinics. The state rules meeting and clinic is at 6 p.m. Feb. 15 at Middleton High. Contact Randy at 697-9814, firstname.lastname@example.org; or Ted at 830-8250, email@example.com.
Idaho Senior Softball Association: Taking reservations for its men’s wooden bat league. Anyone born before 1957 (60 and over) is eligible; no one will be turned away. All skill levels welcome. Play in the Monday night or Wednesday night league or both. League play begins April 18. Cost is $40 per league. Tuesday morning league is $20. Deadline for signups is March 25. Call Del at 286-9123 to RSVP.
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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 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.
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 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.
Onward Shay! Boise Half and Full Marathon: 7 a.m. Oct. 30 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 onwardshay.com.
Upward Soccer: League for grades K-6. Practice begins March 7. Games start April 2 and run through May 21. Player evaluations from 3 to 7 p.m. Jan. 30 at Peregrine Elementary; and 6 to 8 p.m. Feb. 2 and 4 at Tree City Church of the Nazarene. Cost is $95 by Jan. 22, $105 after. Register at idahosportsfoundation.org.
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 at the indoor track facility at Ford Idaho Center with practices from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, through Feb. 16. Half-session (Jan. 5-Feb. 16) price is $100 for Y members and $145 for nonmembers. Contact Jack at 344-5502, ext. 270; firstname.lastname@example.org or go to ymcatvidaho.org.
Team Idaho Winter Track Conditioning: Practices from 4 to 5:15 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at the Downtown YMCA, and from 4:15 to 5:30 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at the West YMCA. Program runs through Feb. 25. Cost is $50 for Y members and $70 for nonmembers. Contact Jack at 344-5502, ext. 270; email@example.com or go to team-idaho.org.
Boise Parks and Recreation adult leagues: Register from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Jan. 19-29 at the city rec office, 110 Scout Lane. Power, competitive and recreational leagues available. Teams play one night per week Monday-Thursday starting Feb. 8 and continue through April at Fort Boise Community Center and Boise area schools. Fees are $252 per team plus a $25 USSSA team sanction fee (no USSSA fee for teams that played fall men’s and women’s volleyball), and $14 per non-resident player. Call 608-7650.
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