FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Gina Bonilla
Recreation Services Coordinator
SANDLOT BASEBALL IS COMING TO RIVERSIDE
Beginning baseball players learn tips from the pros!
RIVERSIDE, CA –
The Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department and the Riverside Community Parks Association are hosting the annual Sandlot Baseball & Softball Camp at Hunter Hobby Park. This three-day camp takes place July 17, 19 & 21 and provides youth with two days of skill-building activities in fielding, base running and hitting.
In addition, the camp features special appearances by former Major League Baseball players giving tips about playing baseball, sharing their experiences and signing autographs. The annual Sandlot Baseball Camp is held from 8 – 11 a.m. on Tuesday and Thursday and 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday. Games are played on Saturday, July 21.
This coed program is open to beginning level baseball/softball players ages 7 – 14 years old. Program costs include a camp T-shirt and are $30 per participant and $40 for non-residents. Limited scholarships are available.
To register, please visit RivReg.org or visit any community center. Hunter Hobby Park is located at 1401 Iowa Avenue.
As the City of Arts & Innovation, Riverside, California is rich in history and culture, and is setting the pace in innovative practices for government, business and education. With a population of just over 300,000, Riverside is the largest city in the Inland Southern California region, the 12th largest city in California, and the 6th largest in Southern California. Riverside is home to four internationally recognized universities and colleges that support a growing college student population of nearly 50,000. Businesses and residents in Riverside benefit from city-owned electrical and water systems, high-speed fiber optic telecommunications, an easily-accessed freeway system, BNSF and UP rail access, and a large corporate jet and general aviation airport.
With standards of excellence in technology, workforce development, arts, innovation, education and social capital the City has been named America’s #2 Hot Spot for Tech (Forbes, 2013); #6 Happiest Place for Young Professionals (Forbes, 2013); #3 ‘Can Do’ Capital (Newsweek, 2011); and the 2012 Intelligent Community of the Year by the Intelligent Community Forum.