Boise Senior Softball League: Taking registrations for its men’s metal bat draft leagues. All skill levels welcome. The 50+ league plays on Wednesday nights and the 60+ league on Tuesday nights in the Boise area beginning mid-April. Draft registration is March 1. Also a draft tournament April 30 in Boise. Go to boiseseniorsoftball.com to contact a board member.
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.
Baseball instruction: Hitting lessons at indoor facility for boys ages 7-18 from professional instructor Jeff Mace. Call 941-3968.
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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.
Spring BAM Jam: March 19-20. Normal registration ends March 6 or earlier if all spots are full. Register and learn more at bamjamboise.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.
Centennial Senior Men’s Golf Association: Spring meeting and signup, 8:30 a.m. March 2 at Centennial Golf Course clubhouse. Discussing the tournament schedule for the weekly Wednesday tournaments that begin in March and continue through October. Senior men ages 55 and older are welcome to join. Call Bob at 376-3723, Jim at 375-1201 or the course at 467-3011.
Boise Capitals baseball fundraiser: Registration at 7 a.m. and shotgun start at 8 a.m. June 19 at Falcon Crest. Cost is $85 per player. Call 850-0079 or go to capitaleaglesbaseball.org.
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 high school spring program: Teams begin practice in February. Cost is $100 for a six-week regular season starting March 11. Find a team in your area at rugbyidaho.com/highschool.
Rugby Idaho free clinics: Go to rugbyidaho.com/youth-programs.
▪ Open to players grades 1-8, 9 to 10:30 a.m. March 5 at Jabil Fields, Meridian; March 12 at Heritage Middle School, Meridian; March 19 at Hillside Junior High; April 2 (girls only) at Lake Hazel Middle School, Meridian; April 9 at North Junior High; and April 16 at Fairmont Junior High.
▪ For girls grades 3-8 and boys grades 5-8, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. March 15 and 29 at Heritage Middle School, Meridian.
Rugby Idaho youth leagues: More information at rugbyidaho.com/u12-14-team-info. Register at rugbyidaho.com/registration.
▪ Grades 3-8 Touch (pink league, girls only): 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. April 19, 26, May 3 and 10 at Heritage Middle School, Meridian. Cost is $45.
▪ Grades 5-6 Ruck Touch (coed): Practices start mid-March; games on April 6. Practices and locations depend on teams. Cost is $70.
▪ Grades 7-8 Tackle (boys only): Practices start mid-March; games on April 6. Practices and locations depend on teams. Cost is $85.
5k Fun Run for Veterans: 9:30 a.m. to noon Saturday at Julius M. Kleiner Memorial Park. Raise awareness and money for Team RWB, a group that provides various activities to help veterans reintegrate back into society. Cost is $10. Sign up at myschoolfees.com.
Fight For Air Climb: Feb. 27 at the U.S. Bank Plaza, Downtown Boise. Participants test their stamina and lung power by climbing 32 to 128 flights of stairs. Fundraiser for the American Lung Association. Go to lung.org/get-involved/events/fight-for-air-climb.
St. Patrick’s Day Run/Walk: 9:30 a.m. March 12 at Julia Davis Park. Options are a 5-mile, 5k and 1-mile kid run. Fundraiser for YMCA Team Idaho cross country and track programs. Awards given to the best dressed leprechaun or green runner. Cost is $28 with and $22 without a shirt for the 5k/5-mile, and $20 for the 1-mile. Early registration deadline is March 1; prices go up after that date. Volunteers needed. Contact Jack at 344-5502,ext. 270 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Valley View PTO Color Run: 10 a.m. April 30 at Valley View Elementary. Cost is $10; $15 after April 8. Call 340-1788 or go to valleyview.boiseschools.org/our_school/p_t_o.
Sawtooth Relay: Sixty-two mile relay for runners and walkers June 11 begins in Stanley and finishes in Ketchum. Entry deadline is March 31 or when 320 teams are received. Entry forms at sawtoothrelay.com or call 853-1221.
Onward Shay! Boise half and full marathons: 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.
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