Sports community calendar: June 28-July 4


Boise State softball kids camp: For players ages 5-12, Aug. 9-10. Cost is $150. Go to or contact Joel at

Nike Phenom Baseball Idaho/Eastern Oregon: Seeking players for teams U-18 down through U-8 for season running June through mid-October. Local practices weekly, as well as tournaments locally and out of state included. Contact Andy at 484-6860 or or go to

Idaho Senior Softball Association: Taking reservations for men’s wooden bat league. Play in the Monday night or Wednesday night league or both. League play begins July 11. Anyone born before 1957 (60 and older) is eligible; no one will be turned away. All skill levels welcome. Cost is $40 per league. Tuesday morning league is $20. Limited to 72 players. Late players will be put on a waiting list. Money must be in by Thursday. RSVP to Del at 286-9123.

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


Boise BAM Jam: 3-on-3 tournament, Aug. 6-7 in Downtown Boise. Register at


Idaho Bocce Ball Club: League play at 6 p.m. Wednesdays at the USBF courts, Ann Morrison. All skill levels welcome, free lessons. Cost is $10 per person for a season of league membership. Call Lou at 336-2453 or Mike at 376-3171.


Upward Sports: Registration is open for season play Sept. 10-Oct. 29 at the Idaho Sports Foundation fields. League is for girls entering grades K-6. Go to


Boise Parks and Recreation charity tournament: Captain’s meeting and practice at 10:30 a.m. and play at 11 a.m. July 4 at Shoshone Park. Champions will have the opportunity to select from these Boise Parks and Recreation beneficiaries: youth scholarships, AdVenture program for people with disabilities, or playcamps. Cost is $5. To register, call 608-7680 or 854-6625.


Upward Sports flag football: Registration is open for season play Sept. 10-Oct. 29 at the Idaho Sports Foundation fields. League is for girls and boys entering grades K-6. Go to


Centennial Challenge 2-Lady bestball open tournament: Shotgun at 8 a.m. July 9 at Centennial. Entry fee is $100. Payment needed by Sunday. Call Margaret at 467-5549 or Ardell at 908-1470.

TGA Premier Junior Golf summer camps: For ages 5-15, July 11-15 and Aug. 15-19 at Indian Lakes. Morning or all day sessions. Equipment provided. Private instruction also available. Register at or call Todd at 761-4944.

TVDSA Trisomy 21 Open: 9 a.m. July 23 at Eagle Hills. Fundraiser for the Treasure Valley Down Syndrome Association. Cost is $75 per player, free for those with Down syndrome. Call 863-0796.

Alzheimer’s Idaho tournament: Registration at 8 a.m. and shotgun start at 9 a.m. Aug. 1 at Plantation. Cost is $105 per player or $420 per team. Call 914-4719 or email


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: Details and registration at

▪  Summer camp (non-contact): For grades 3-8, 9 a.m. to noon July 12-14 at Heritage Middle School, Meridian. Cost is $50.

▪  Summer league (non-contact): For grades 1-8, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. July 13, 20, 27 and Aug. 3 at Winstead Park, Boise. Cost is $45.

▪  Summer 7’s League (contact): For grades 9-12. Teams for boys and girls available. League runs four Tuesday nights, end of June-July. Several teams and practice locations available. Cost is $55.


Run Wild at Zoo Boise: 9 a.m. July 23 at Zoo Boise. Two races through the zoo: ages 2-5 (.25 mile) and ages 6-11 (1 mile). Registration is $25 ($20 for Zoo Boise annual passholders) and includes breakfast at Zoo Boise, after party, and participant (+1 parent or guardian) admission to the zoo. Registration is not available after 3 p.m. on July 22, but will be available at 8 a.m. on the morning of the event. Register at or call 608-7744.

FitOne Family 5k, 10k and Half Marathon: Sept. 24 at the Idaho State Capitol. Packet pick-up at the FitOne Expo on Sept. 22-23 at the Boise Centre, as well as free health screenings, 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

Senior Games

Idaho Senior Games: Athletes ages 50 and older are invited to compete in August. Go to or contact Mike at or 861-8000.


Real Soccer Club: Fall Youth Academy Program for U-4 through U-9. All players accepted. Practices start Aug. 22; first game Sept. 10. Cost is $25 per session for U-4 and U-5, $35 for U-6 through U-9. Register at or call 713-8924.

Valley United Football Club: Go to for more info.

▪  Player development camps, 8 to 9:30 a.m. July 5-8, 7:30 to 9 a.m. July 18-21, 7:30 to 9 a.m. Aug. 1-4. Cost is $40 a week. Register by contacting coach Mark at

▪  Goalkeeper camp, 9:15 to 10:45 a.m. July 18-21. Cost is $50. Register by contacting coach Mark at

Boise State summer elite camp: For girls grades 9-12, July 7-10. Cost is $515 residential, $415 commuter. Go to or email Maite at

Track and Field

Simplot Games camp: July 6-8 at the Idaho State campus, Pocatello. Go to or contact Shannon at, (208) 251-4818.


Peak camp: For grades 5-12, Aug. 2-4 at North Star Charter School, Eagle. Cost is $250. Go to, e-mail or call (530) 448-0519.

Cherry Pit Mud Volleyball: Aug. 20 in Emmett. Coed 6 vs. 6; 21 and older. Fundraiser for Emmett fireworks show. Cost is $180 per team. Call 365-5748.


Boise State youth camp: For boys and girls grades K-5, Tuesday-Thursday. Cost is $100. Online registration has ended; however, in-person registration available the first day of camp. Contact Taylor at or 860-1620.

Wildcat camp: For ages 8-18, 9 a.m. to noon July 6-9 at Columbia High. Cost is $60. Contact Todd at

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