TODAY | Badges to Baseball Multi-Sport Clinic

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City of Tampa Parks & Recreation and the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation Badges for Baseball Program 
Host Multi-Sport Community Clinic

WHAT: Tampa Parks & Recreation Multi-Sport Clinic
The Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation (CRSF), in partnership with the City of Tampa Parks & Recreation’s Badges for Baseball program, is hosting a multi-sport clinic for local underserved youth. The clinic, which will take place at Springhill Park Community Center, is the latest collaboration between CRSF, Tampa Parks & Recreation, and the Tampa Police Athletic League, continuing a relationship that began in 2016 with the building of the Sulphur Springs Youth Development Park through CRSF’s Youth Development Park program. Participating partner organizations include Tampa Police Department, Tampa Fire Rescue, Tampa Bay Rays, and Tampa Bay Rowdies.
WHERE: Spring Hill Park Community Center – Sulphur Springs Youth Development Park 
1000 E Eskimo Ave, Tampa, FL 33604
WHO: City of Tampa Parks & Recreation
Tampa Police Department & Tampa Fire Rescue
The Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation

WHEN: Wednesday, May 25th | 4:30 – 6:00 p.m. 
4:00 p.m. – Opening remarks
4:15 p.m. - Meet & Greet with Tampa Fire Rescue & The Rowdies, Pete the Pelican
4:30 p.m. – Clinic begins with 4 Station rotation featuring: Quickball, Soccer, Dodgeball, and Basketball ‘Knockout’
5:40 p.m. – Tampa Police Department Presentation


Badges for Baseball Overview
Badges for Baseball is a life-skills training program that pairs underserved youth with law enforcement mentors from local communities who use team sports to teach valuable life lessons. Created in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Justice, Badges targets America’s most vulnerable youth, including those in low-income families and single-parent homes, children of parents on active military



Jessica Serre
Projects & Services Coordinator, Parks and Recreation Department
 c: (813)450-5225

Adam Smith
City of Tampa Marketing & Communications Director
c: 813-352-1795