Registration for Ted E. Tourists adapted baseball program begins March 30

From the press release:

Asheville, NC – AshevilleParks, Recreation and Cultural Arts presents the “Ted E. Tourists” adapted baseball program for boys and girls ages 6-18, in partnership with the Asheville Tourists. The program is for youth with or without a disability that limits their ability to play at the Little League level. This is a non-competitive baseball program that modifies the rules to make the game accessible and fun for all players while teaching basic baseball skills. Games will be played on Saturdays, from April 21 – June 2. Cost is $25 for Asheville residents or $30 for non-residents, and includes instruction, uniform, and trophy. Parents and guardians are welcome to participate.

Registration will be held at the Dr. Wesley Grant/Southside Community Center, 285 Livingston St., on Friday, March 30 and April 6, from 6-8 pm, and on Saturday, March 31 and April 7, from 1-4 pm.

The program is also seeking coaches, volunteers, and sponsors to assist in creating an accessible opportunity for youth to enjoy the game of baseball. Current partners include Bojangles’, Mountain Adaptive and Orthopedic Appliance Company, Inc.

For more information, registration, and eligibility requirements, contact Randy Shaw at 828- 259-5483 or rshaw@ashevillenc.gov.


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