Canadian Open to include youth clinics

Some of the Peninsula’s young ballplayers will get the opportunity next month to take some tips from the world’s best.

Some of the Peninsula’s young ballplayers will get the opportunity next month to take some tips from the world’s best.

As part of the Scotiabank Canadian Open Fastpitch International Championship, some of the world’s top-ranked national teams – including Canada, USA, Japan, Australia and Venezuela – will conduct clinics between July 8-14. The clinics are open for boys and girls, ages 8-16.

In addition to getting on-field instruction, youngsters will also have the opportunity to hear the national team members’ stories of perseverance and dedication to their sport.

Three different packages are available. The Ultimate Package, which costs $195 plus HST, includes one full-day Team Canada clinic and four half-day international team clinics; a Team Canada-only clinic, which includes the one full-day session, is also offered for $95.

International team clinics, which are $45 plus HST each, are also on the schedule, with four different half-day sessions planned.

The Canadian Open runs July 9-17. Pre-registration is required by June 15, via www.canadianopenfastpitch.com/youthclinic11.asp

 

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