Lima area sports calendar

Note: Events may be canceled due to coronavirus outbreak. Each week, The Lima News publishes a calendar of events of local interest. Events should be submitted by noon Monday of each week to The Lima News.


Allen County: The Allen County Archers hold 3-D shoots the first Saturday and Sunday of each month through September. It is open to all equipment. They are also holding traditional 3-D shoots on the third Saturday of the month all year long weather permitting. They are open to all archery equipment. The Archers will be holding a “stump shoot” for traditional bows only the fourth Saturday of each month weather permitting. Go to or call Neal Wallace at 567-825-7109 for more information.


Delphos: An outing to support the UNOH Sport Marketing and Management’s trip to Super Bowl LVII and other hands-on learning experiences in conjunction with Delphos Canal Days will be held Sept. 17 at Delphos Country Club. Cost is $75 per player. Registration will start at 6:45 a.m. with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. Lunch and an awards presentation will follow. Sponsorships available. Contact Phil Gunder at [email protected] to register and for additional information.


Lima: The Allen County Horseshoe Pitchers, located at 1815 C St., have openings in leagues and doubles. Open doubles begins at 8:30 a.m. Saturdays. Corn hole leagues are forming. Horseshoe pitchers are needed for new leagues. Contact Dwaine Klink at 419-235-3677 or Roy Moore at 419-231-3720 for information.


Lima: The Lima Family YMCA is offering a Lego League and Lego League Jr.

The Lego League is for ages 9-14. The program runs from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Registration is now open. and is $20 for members and $30 for non-members.

The Lego League Jr. is open for ages 6-9. The program runs for an hour, develops youth critical thinking and imagination and features real world challenges to be solved by the youth guided by adult coaches. The registration fee is $10 for members and $20 for non-members.

Call the YMCA at 419-223-6045 to register.


Lima: Pickleball is played at Bradfield Center from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. All skill levels are welcome.

Lima: The Lima YMCA is holds open pickleball play from 10 a.m. to noon Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays (appointment only). Free for YMCA members and $3 per visit for nonmembers or $20 per month for nonmembers (unlimited play). Individuals can register online at Call 419-223-6045 for more information.


Lima: Registration is underway for the Lima Family YMCA’s fall league for those ages 4 to fourth grade. Games will be held from Sept. 19 until Oct. 22 at the fields near Safety City on Collett Street. Those 4 and 5 years old and in first through second grades will play at 5:15 p.m. or 6:15 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays. Third and fourth graders will play at 5:15 p.m. or 6:15 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Cost is $25 for Y members and $50 for non-members. All those registering will receive T-shirts and socks. To register and for more information go to or the Family Y at 345 S. Elizabeth St.


Lima: New members are being accepting for the Lima Family YMCA’s Barracudas team for those ages 4 to 18 with practices starting Sept. 19. The Y also has a USA Swim Team which gives participants additional opportunities to compete at other Ohio venues. For more information contact April Dorman at 419-223-6045, extension 218.


Lima: The Lima Sabres have various shooting events. Thursday Trap Practice for Adults/Juniors/Beginners is 4 p.m. weekly. Adult Trap Practice is 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesdays, weather permitting. All trap sessions are open to the public. For additional information, go to or visit on Facebook.


Lima: The Lima Family YMCA has opportunities available to youth, adults, seniors and families, including Lego League Youth Classes, Gymnastics, Karate, Swim Lessons, Cardio Fitness Classes, Chair Exercise classes and Strength Classes. Nonmembers welcome. To register and for more information go to the Lima Y at 345 S Elizabeth St., call 419-223-6045 or go to