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 Wednesday of each week to The Lima News.


Allen County: All shoots are canceled until further notice. Range open to members.


Lima: Registration is underway for bus trips to the Washington Nationals against the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday, June 27. The fee is $75 and includes game ticket, round trip transportation, a sandwich and snacks. Ticket must be paid by May 27. A bus trip is also scheduled for the New York Yankees against the Cleveland Indians on Aug. 29. The fee is $75 and the ticket must be paid by July 29. Anyone under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. For more information , contact Mike Melvin at 419-303-9280.


Auglaize County: The Raising the Barn 2.0 event with guest speaker Urban Meyer scheduled for June 13 at the Piehl Family Arena at the Auglaize County Fairgrounds in Wapakoneta has been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. For more information send emails to


Lima: The Lima/Allen County Chamber of Commerce’s 52nd annual Chamber Golf Classic will be Wednesday, Aug. 5, with tee times from 8 a.m. until noon. The locations of the Golf Classic will be Hidden Creek Golf Club and Colonial Golfers Club. Registrations now being accepted. Register a foursome or be placed with a foursome; tickets are $85 per golfer or $340 for a foursome. To register for or donate a door prize to the Chamber Golf Classic, contact the Programs Team at 419-222-6045 or The rain date is Aug. 12. Download a registration or sponsorship form at


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.


The Lima Family YMCA has started teaching an online lifeguarding class now (18 hours) and then allowing the participants to test out in person in May or June when the YMCA is allowed to reopen. Participants must be 15 years of age to enroll. The fee for the full class is $225 for YMCA members and $250 for non members. Participants will pay a $30 deposit initially to do the online course. The remainder of the fee will be due when they start at the Y with water skills. The deposit will not be refunded if they are not able to complete the swimming skills. When the stay at home order is lifted and the YMCA reopens, there will be an eight hour class which includes water skills, CPR, first aid and the final written tests. The instructor will work with the students to schedule this final class.

Register online at Contact April Dorman for more information at, or 419-236-6458.


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.

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