FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 11, 2008
City teams with Royals for youth baseball clinics
Registration is required, space is limited
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Youth Advocacy Office, a division of the City Manager's Office, and the Kansas City Royals will hold three baseball clinics for area youth this summer.
The first clinic is for youth ages 6-14 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on June 23 at Kauffman Stadium, 1-70 and Blue Ridge Cutoff.
Space is limited to the first 125 boys and girls, and registration and a release of liability is required to participate. Registration and the waiver form are available online at http://www.kcmo.org/manager.nsf/web/yth_royals.
Royals players and team trainers will be on the field during the camp to show the youth baseball fundamentals and how they can stay in shape and stay healthy by playing baseball.
The event is part of the Promoting a Lifetime of Activity for Youth initiative, which is partnership between the Professional Baseball Athletic Trainers Society, in conjunction with the Taylor Hooton foundation and the Cal Ripken Sr. foundation.
Information on the other clinics is not yet available.
For more information, contact Thalia Cherry, youth advocacy manager, at (816) 513-1378.