Amador County West Little League

Registration for little league baseball is now open through January 31. Amador County West Little League is open to Ione, Sutter Creek and Plymouth players. Register at Returning players just need to log in and register for the 2019 season. New players must make an account. All registration is online. 

Calaveras Softball League sign-ups

Calaveras Softball League is holding early bird registration for the 2019 rec season from November 14 to November 30 at a cost of $80. Registration from December 1 to 18 will cost $95 and late registration from December 19 to January 2 will cost $120. Registration is held online at All players are required to upload birth certificate. Skills clinics will be held January 12, 19 and 26 (times TBA) at the Vet’s Fields in Valley Springs. For more information, call Calaveras Softball League President Cristal Westerman at 217-7406 or email her at

Calaveras Youth Basketball Association Signups

Calaveras Youth Basketball Association is taking registration for boys and girls ages 6 to 14 for the upcoming 2019 season through December 4. Cost of participation is $70 per child. The season runs from January 12 to March 16. Practices and games will be held on Saturdays. Registration forms will be available at signups, but can also be downloaded at For more information, visit the CYBA Facebook page, the CYBA website at or call Jerry Gaspers at 601-1171.

Plug Ugly Mine Mini Grand Prix

The Plug Ugly Mine Mini Grand Prix off-road motorcycle race will be held on Saturday, December 15 at Alex Quinones Community Park in San Andreas. This race is a mini hare scramble with a course length of approximately 1 mile. Divisions for PeeWee/Novice, Youth, Junior and Open/Adult. Cost to register is $20-40 depending on division. For more information, call Matt Brock at 603-8525.

Winter Break Youth Basketball Training Camp

The Youth Basketball 2018 Winter Break Training Camp will be held Tuesday, December 18 through Thursday, December 20 at Calaveras High School. This three-day clinic is designed to help young boys and girls basketball players ages 6 to 14 years old get ready for the start of their upcoming rec league season. Participants will be taught basic basketball fundamentals by members of the Calaveras High School basketball program and will get the chance to practice what they learn in a fun and encouraging environment. Cost is $50 per player. A session for 6-9 year olds will be held from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. each day; ages 10-14 will go from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. each day. Pre-registration required. For more information or to get a registration form, call/text Jeremy at 217-4563 or email

Amador County Girls Softball Association

The Amador County Girls Softball Association has opened registration for the 2019 softball season. The league is open to all girls ages 5 to 14. Please visit to register.

Amador Running Club

The Amador County Running Club is open to runners of all ages and abilities. In the winter months, the club will meet at 4 p.m. on Sundays in the Mel’s parking lot. The purpose of the club is to get local runners together to socialize, share training tips, set goals and prepare for upcoming races. Members will receive T-shirts, free and discounted entry to local Amador County Recreation Agency events and classes, and discount cards to local businesses. For more information, call Cameron Duggan at (805) 570-6840 or visit

Gold Country Lanes Saturday Youth Scholarship Leagues

Gold Country Lanes is accepting registrations for the remainder of the fall and upcoming winter Saturday Youth Scholarship leagues. Open to bowlers ages 3 to 19 years old, there are two divisions, bumper and regular bowling. All bowlers will earn scholarships. Most importantly, we strive to have fun and develop bowling skills. League starts at 10:30 a.m. Saturdays. Please come early if you are registering a new bowler. For more information, call Youth Director Louretta Agness at 223-3334, extension 3. 

Open Gym Volleyball

Amador County Recreation Agency opens the Argonaut High School gym for open gym volleyball on Sundays from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Cost to play is $5 per night. For more information, contact the admin of the Amador Volleyball Facebook group or contact ACRA at 223-6349. 


Anela Garcia is excited and proud to bring Buti Yoga to Amador county. Buti yoga is a modern and fast growing yoga practice. Buti yoga is a dynamic blend of primal Movement, cardio intensive Tribal Dance, and Vinyasa Yoga, utilizing the spiral structure technique for deep core engagement. The entire workout is driven by the music with the beats setting the tone for HIIT-style moments, fluid flows, and deep stretching. BUTI  means “the cure to something that is hidden” in Indian Maharathi. Our goal in BUTI is to unlock the Shakti energy trapped in the lower two chakras. “Buti allows me to blend my creative side with my determination. I bring an eclectic mix of music, and an ever evolving creative flow to each class. Buti never fails to connect me with myself and community through teaching. A cathartic process that wrings out stress and opens our hearts for that glowing feeling of Buti Bliss,” Garcia said. Garcia is offering classes at The Studio, 91 Church Street in Sutter Creek, on Tuesdays at 7 p.m. and Sundays at 5 p.m. Classes are open to everyone ages 13 and up. Cost is $60 per month for unlimited classes or $10 drop-in rate. First class is always free. For more information, call 304-7361.

Foothill Fitness

Foothill Fitness: An Active Aging Project, meets weekly on the following days and times: Plymouth Town Hall, Monday and Thursday 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.; New York Fitness, Jackson, Tuesday/Thursday/Saturday, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.; Pine Grove Town Hall, Monday/Thursday, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.; Our Lady of the Pines, Pioneer, Monday and Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.; Sutter Creek Community Center, Monday and Thursday, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.; The Volcano Armory, Tuesday and Thursday, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.; Ione Methodist Church, Monday and Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. All classes are $1 donation.

La Contenta Golf

It’s golf season and La Contenta is up and running again. The course is in good shape and the weather is perfect to play golf in. There are a number of events taking place at the course: Thursday night golf league – two-man teams, match play and skins - looking for more teams; Saturday Morning Skins Game, tee off 7 a.m. to 7:30 a.m., $10 buy in, open to all; La Contenta Men’s Club, monthly tournaments, includes NCGA membership and establishment of a handicap, membership allows you to compete on the Saturday Match Play Team; Monday-Wednesday-Friday Skins games at noon; all net events, which allow you and your handicap to beat the pro. For more information, contact Tom DeLappe at

Party Pardee

Party Pardee registration opens January 1, 2019 at midnight. Party Pardee will be held on April 6, 2019, at Howard Park (Ione) and is a Sacramento Bike Hiker cycling event.

 This 26 and 62 mile bike tour travels the gentle rolling hills of Amador and Calaveras Counties. Rest stops will be stocked with a large variety of fruit, snacks and drinks.

Friendly on-the-road support, as always, will be available and mechanical assistance at the rest stops. A hot meal and live music will be provided at the finish.

There is no same day registration, you must be pre-registered. Registration cut off is when the 1500 rider limit is reached, but not later than March 1st.

Fees- $55 for 26 mile and $65 for 62 mile

The Party Pardee has a 1500 rider limit to ensure the highest quality of food, service and support, with minimal impact on the communities. Starting times are from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m; Helmets required.

Party Pardee assorted accessories may be pre-purchased when registering and limited quantities will be available day of event.

To register and get full details go to Registration opens January 1, 2019 at midnight. 

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