Opening Day 2014 Sends First Pitch Across The Plate This Saturday

By: City of Tallahassee Email
By: City of Tallahassee Email
Youth Baseball/Softball Seasons Kick Off with Opening Day Festivities

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News Release: City of Tallahassee

This Saturday, March 29, the City of Tallahassee Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Affairs Department (PRNA) will celebrate Opening Day 2014 for its youth recreational softball and baseball programs. From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., PRNA will host a variety of activities at the Tom Brown Softball Complex.

Youth athletes ages 7-14 (as of July 17, 2014) can take part in the Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit & Run (PHR) competition. Registration for the PHR competition will be from 9 to 9:30 a.m., and participants can drop by any time from 9:30 a.m. to noon to take their turn. Each player averages about 15 minutes to complete all three events. For more information about the rules, visit mlb.com/phr.

Players can also take part in free clinics. Next Level and TCC Baseball will host the baseball clinic from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on field 1, and a softball clinic will be held on field 2 from 10:30-11:30 a.m.

There will also be an exciting exhibition coaches’ game at 11:30 a.m. on field 3. Watch your favorite coaches battle it out with sportsmanship and skill. There will be other activities including a rock climbing wall sponsored by the Florida National Guard, Chick-Fil-A giveaways, bounce houses, balloon animal making and a middle school game at 10 a.m. featuring North Florida Christian vs Trinity Catholic.

For more information, call 891-FUNN (3866) or visit Talgov.com. You can also stay up-to-date on PRNA happenings by liking the department on Facebook or following @COTParks on Twitter.


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