November 2013

Today at the Academy

Dear Academy Members and Friends,

The rain is gone and the Academy is back in action!

Baseball’s 12 and under workout begins at 4 p.m. and concludes at 6 p.m. Members interested in a Sports Mental Training session with Coach Frost should contact him to make an appointment at David.Frost@mlb.com. Appointments take place between 4:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

The softball workout for ages 13 and older is 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Tutoring is open to all members. Coach Rocky will be available between 3 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Have a great day!

-Staff

 

No Tournaments this Weekend

Dear Academy Members and Friends,

The scheduled baseball and softball tournaments for this weekend have been cancelled. However, next weekend’s Toy Drive Tournaments are still a go!

-Staff

No Workouts Today

Dear Academy Members and Friends,

Today’s instruction has been cancelled due to rain. We will keep you all updated on tomorrow’s workouts as time continues. Stay dry and safe out there!

-Staff

Photo of the Day

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Check out a shot of tonight’s softball chalk talk session. The ladies meet every Wednesday evening to review lessons learned on the field and how to apply them beyond. Stay focussed, ladies!

Houston Astros to Host 2014 Civil Rights Game

Dear Academy Members and Friends,

The 2014 Civil Rights Game will be hosted by the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park. The game will be aired on MLB Network on May 30. Please see the link below for more information.

Houston Astros to Host 2014 Civil Rights Game

-Staff

Ernie Banks Receives Presidential Medal of Freedom

Dear Academy Members and Friends,

Today, Hall of Famer Ernie Banks received the Presidential Medal of Freedom. He was rewarded for his achievements in the Negro American League and with the Chicago Cubs, and for his lifetime of optimism. Please visit the following link to view the full article.

Banks Receives Presidential Medal of Freedom

-Staff

Healthy Family Update and Turkey Giveaway

Dear Academy Members and Friends,

On Monday, November 25th, members of the Urban Youth Academy will help distribute 30,000 pounds of turkey to residents of Compton, North Long Beach, Paramount, and South Los Angeles. The event will take place at the Academy between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. The turkeys are donated by sponsors of the “Healthy Family Update and Turkey Giveaway,” organized by the office of Assemblymember Isadore Hall III of the 64th Assembly District. Health care professionals will be on hand to screen blood pressure, body mass index and for diabetes. Last year, some 2,500 turkeys were distributed to needy families that live in the district.

Please contact the Academy front office for more information.

-Staff

Today at the Academy

Dear Academy Members and Friends,

Today’s open workout for baseball players ages 12 and under is from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

The softball open workout for ages 13-18 will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Tutoring for both boys and girls of all ages will take place in the computer room between 3 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

We hope you all have a beautiful day! Work hard!

-Staff

No Beginners Throwing Today

Dear Academy Members and Friends,

Today’s beginners throwing lessons have been postponed until next Tuesday. We apologize for any inconvenience.

-Staff

Today at the Academy

Dear Academy Members and Friends,

Today’s baseball workout for ages 13-18 begins at 4 p.m. and concludes at 6 p.m. Beginners throwing for ages 9 and under is from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. with Coach Frost.

Our softball workout for ages 12 and under is from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Tutoring for boys and girls of all ages is in the computer room between 3 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Have a wonderful Tuesday!

-Staff

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