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Sports Calendar for 11/16

November 16, 2010
Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Youth Sports

Saturday, Nov. 20

Cape Coral BMX Track Open House - Cape Coral BMX Park, 1-4:30 p.m.; no admission/participation charge; parents and riders may try out the track by signing waivers & bringing own bicycles; riders must wear long pants, long sleeve shirts & helmets (helmet rentals available for $2); BMX yard sale on the grounds. Info:


10-Under Baseball Tryouts - Seeking dedicated, experienced players to try out for the Southwest Florida Thunder 10-U baseball team. Info: Derek Hoines (239) 872-9988; e-mail:

Dec. 4-5

FGCU Baseball High School Showcase Camp - Boston Red Sox Minor League Complex, 4301 Edison Ave, Fort Myers; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Dec. 4, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on Dec. 5; open to players in grades 9-12, spaces limited, reservations required; cost $185 per person; highly instructional, evaluation of skills and enlightenment to the college level attended by staff of college coaches and recruiters. Info: Paul Fibbe (904) 568-4019; e-mail:

Dec. 4, 11, 18

Total Impact Basketball Camps - Cape Coral High School, 9-10:30 a.m. for boys & girls in 3rd through 5th grade, 10:30 a.m.-noon for boys & girls in 6th-7th grades; shooting, passing, ball handling, skill defelopment instruction by Mark Rinehart; cost $40 for all sessions. Info: Mark Rinehart (239) 223-4296; e-mail:

Dec. 17-19

FGCU Winter Soccer Camps - FGCU Soccer Complex; open to high school boys ages 14-18; fee $225 per person. Info: (239) 590-7668; Web:; e-mail:

Dec. 27-28

FGCU Baseball Holiday Prospect ID Skills Camp - FGCU Swanson Stadium; 9 a.m.-noon (session 1), 1-4 p.m. (session 2), spaces limited, reservation required; cost $100 per session ($180 both sessions); advanced hitting camp, pitcher/catcher camp, advanced infield camp. Info: Paul Fibbe (904) 568-4019; Web:; e-mail:

General Info

Cape Coral Bass Club - Meeting first Tuesday each month, 7:30 p.m., Caloosahatchee Moose Lodge 2395 on Cape Coral Parkway; men, women, children who love to bass fish welcome; tournaments held locally and out of town. Info: Jim Lewis 945-7188; Web:

Cape Coral Sailing Club - Meeting fourth Wednesday each month, 7:30 p.m., Cape Coral Yacht Club, 5819 Driftwood Pkwy.; adults interested in boating (sail or power), cruising or armchair are welcome. Info: Ron Miniter 945-7761.

Sailing Singles Club - Meeting third Thursday each month, 7 p.m., at Bonita Bills, 704 Fisherman's Wharf, Fort Myers Beach; happy hours 5 p.m. first Friday each month at Big Game Grills, 220 Main Street, Fort Myers Beach; learn to sail with us; new members and captains with sailboats welcome. Info: Diane (239) 463-0993.

Sunshine Synchro Splash Classes - Cape Coral Yacht Club pool & Pine Island pool; beginner classes end in recital on Dec. 11; Wednesdays 6:30-7:30 p.m. & Saturdays 10-11 a.m. at Yacht Club, or Tuesday-Thursday 6-7 p.m. and Saturdays 9-10 a.m. at Pine Island; fee $50 monthly (once a week), $65 monthly (twice a week); call to reserve spot. Info: Wendy Stafford (239) 233-3813.

Adult Weekend Sailing Course - Edison Sailing Center, Fort Myers; hands-on instructional course for adults (age 18 and older), no prior sailing experience is needed; registration and instruction on basics on Friday afternoons with on-the-water instruction continuing 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday; dates determined by participant sign-up; cost $495 per person. Info: (239) 841-7677.

Thursday, Nov. 18

Lee County Archers Open Range - Nalle Grade County Park Range, North Fort Myers; public invited 2-8 p.m.; open range includes 20-yard lighted covered pavilion, 30- to 80-yard lighted outdoor range plus 28-target field range; registering new participants, all skill levels. Info: Ben Brown (239) 369-6212.

Recreational Boating Seminar - Cape Coral Yacht Club, 7-9 p.m.; ages 16 and over new to South Florida or a beginner, learn local waterways, boat lifts & locks, ramp etiquette, maintenance & protection of your boat; preregistration required; cost $15 residents, $22 nonresident. Info: Mark Hunter (239) 574-0806; Web:

Sunday, Nov. 21

Lee County Archers 3D Archery Shoot - Nalle Grade County Park Range, North Fort Myers;sign up 8 a.m., shotgun start 9 a.m., shooting fee $10; roving field range of 20 3D target stations plus 14-station NFAA field course. Info: Ben Brown (239) 369-6212.

Wednesday, Dec. 1

Cape Coral 50-Plus Softball Registration - Cape Coral Sports Complex & BMX Park, Tuesday & Thursday evenings; recruiting players all skill levels for winter season starting Jan. 4; fee $70 per person (application deadline Dec. 1); tryouts 5-6 p.m. on Nov. 30 & Dec. 1 at Cape Coral Sports Complex, 9-11 a.m. Dec. 4 at BMX Park, tryout mandatory for new players age 50 and over to be drafted to a team. Info: Jennifer (239) 292-2923, Tina (239) 267-9684 or (860) 575-9452, or Ken (941) 855-0489.

Friday, Dec. 3

Hunters Run Women's Golf Association Membership Drive - Hunters Run Executive Golf Course, 1006 SE 4th Place; 7:30 a.m. 9-hole shotgun start; greens fee $12, cart $7, pull cart $2.50; limit 30 attendees for this drive, reserve spot by Nov. 15. Info: Barbara Winkler (239) 458-3437, Jane Shone (349) 458-0456.

Dec. 3-4

Chix-N-Stix Ladies Fishing Tournament - Cape Harbour & The Joint; 10 ladyfish total weight for cash prizes and trophies; entry fee $100 per angler. Info: Kristi (239) 850-1707, Mitch (239) 541-4905.

Saturday, Dec. 4

Wounded Warrior Project Golf Tournament - Palmetto Pine Country Club, 8:30 a.m. shotgun start; foursome scramble format (max. bogey per hole); entry fee $75 per player, $10,000 hole-in-one prize, consider sponsorships; proceeds benefit men & women injured while serving in the military. Info: Tom Brown (239) 574-2141.

Dec. 4-5

Key West Triathlon - Mariott Key West Beachside Hotel, 3841 N. Roosevelt Blvd.; registration now accepted for inaugural USA Triathlon sanctioned event (swim, bike& run); registration, fitness expo & dinner on Dec. 4, 7:30 a.m. start Dec. 5. Info: (800) 527-8539; Web: or

Sunday, Dec. 5

Lee County Archers 900 Round Event - Nalle Grade County Park Range, North Fort Myers; 9 a.m.; registering new participants, all skill levels. Info: Ben Brown (239) 369-6212.

Saturday, Dec. 18

Invest in America's Veterans Foundation Golf Tournament - Palmetto Pine Country Club, check-in before 12:30 p.m., shotgun start 12:45 p.m.; entry fee $125 per player, sponsorships available; proceeds benefit Invest in America's Veterans Foundation. Info: Lorie (239) 549-9200; e-mail:

Saturday, Jan. 29

7th Ballpark Festival of Beers - Hammond Stadium at Lee County Sports Complex, 6-9 p.m.; pouring more than 60 beers from around the world (wine sampling also available); tickets $20 in advance ($25 at the gate), must be age 21 or older; entertainment by local bands. Info: (239) 768-4210; Web:

Friday, Feb. 25

18th Boston Red Sox Children's Hospital Celebrity Golf Classic - Bear & Bobcat courses at The Forest Country Club, Fort Myers; Tee Party and auction on Feb. 24; sponsorships available; proceeds benefit Lee Memorial Children's Hospital. Info: (239) 985-3550; e-mail:

NOTE: Send information about your group's upcoming events at least two weeks in advance to: Daily Breeze Sports Calendar, 2510 Del Prado Blvd., Cape Coral, FL 33904; or send e-mail to:



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