Treasure Valley community sports calendar (March 21)


Club baseball/softball organization: Seeking players for teams U-10 through U-15 for season running April through September. Local and out-of-state tournaments included. Contact Andy at 484-6860 or

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. Also a draft tournament April 30 in Boise. Go to 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 Friday. 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.

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


Havoc Nation: Spring/summer tryouts for seventh-grade boys, noon April 17. Email coach Quinney at for details. Preregistration is required.

Northwest Premier Invitational: May 6-8 in Boise. Five-on-five tournament with divisions for U-11 through U-17 teams. Register at


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 Lou at 336-2453 or Mike at 376-3171.


Bishop Kelly youth contact camp: For incoming grades 3-8, June 27-30. For applications and online registrations, go to or contact camp director Tim at or 949-3907.


Shadow Valley leagues:

▪  Men’s league on Wednesdays and Thursdays beginning April 6. Start time is 5:30 p.m. for the first two weeks and 6 p.m. thereafter. Register at

▪  Ladies night, 6 p.m. March 28. Meet Shadow Valley Ladies Golf Association members, putting content, short game clinic. Opening night of ladies league is 5:30 p.m. April 5. RSVP at 939-6699.

Boise Capitals baseball tournament: 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

Idaho Senior Golfers Association: Membership open to men and women age 50 and older. Holding 15 events annually throughout SW Idaho. Call 608-2686 or go to


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.


Rugby Idaho free clinics: Go to

▪  Open to players grades 1-8, 9 to 10:30 a.m. 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 29 at Heritage Middle School, Meridian.

Rugby Idaho youth leagues: More information at Register at

▪  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.


SIRC 5k training program: 6 p.m. March 30 at Shu’s Idaho Running Company. Free. Go to

Cause & Event Boise: 9 a.m. April 9 at Reid Merrill Park. Family-friendly event with a free kids run (stroller and dogs on leashes welcome), 5k walk, chip-timed 5k and 10k runs, music, food, and an expo. Participants can choose the charity to support with a portion of their registration fee. Cost is $35. Go to

Pat’s Run Shadow Run: 10 a.m. April 23 at Reid Merrill Park. 4.2 mile fun run /walk to honor legendary patriot Pat Tillman and raise money to fund military scholarships. Cost is $40 general, $10 children. Go to

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

YMCA Famous Idaho Potato Marathon: Marathon, half marathon, 10k and 5k is May 21. Packet pick-up and expo from 2 to 7 p.m. May 20 at The Riverside Hotel. Prices go up May 1 and again on May 16. Contact the race director at, call 344-5502, ext. 280 or go to

Fun Run/Walk: 11 a.m. May 28 at Julia Davis Park. The Idaho Senior Games and Shu’s Idaho Running Co. will host a one-mile and 2.5-mile course. Also, answering questions about the Idaho Senior Games and help register athletes who would like to compete. Contact Mike at 861-8000 or

Run for Dunn Fun Run/Walk: Noon June 5 at Julia Davis Park. Proceeds support the Amy Rae-Anne Dunn — Get It Dunn Fund at the ICF Foundation and the Amy Dunn #14 Endowment Scholarship Fund at Boise State University. Cost is $30 general, $15 children 12 and younger. Go to

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 or call 853-1221.

FitOne Family 5k, 10k and Half Marathon: Sept. 24 at the Idaho State Capitol. Pick up your packet at the FitOne Expo Sept. 22-23 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

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


YMCA Spring Sprint Triathlon: April 8-9, with the swims morning and evening April 8 at various YMCA pool locations, and the bike and run portion April 9 at Cynthia Mann Elementary. Short and long course options available. Prices go up March 30. Contact the race director at, call 344-5502, ext. 280 or go to


Northwest FCA Sports Camp: For incoming grades 7-12, June 20-24 at Northwest Nazarene University. Grow as a Christian athlete through the leading and direction of Christ following coaches. Cost is $375 for most sports with an initial $100 deposit fee. Call 697-1051 or go to

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