Foothills park to host D-Backs youth camp - Tucson Local Media: Foothills News

Foothills park to host D-Backs youth camp

Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Posted: Wednesday, May 28, 2014 11:22 am

With school letting out in southern Arizona this week, the D-backs are offering a fun and educational summer activity. The Arizona Diamondbacks will return to Tucson this summer (June 23 – 27) to teach aspiring big leaguers, ages 6 – 12, how to “Play the D-backs Way.” The D-backs Baseball Academy Summer Camp will be held from 8:00 – 11:00AM at Mehl Park, located on River Road between Alvernon and Swan. The five day camp features low player-to-coach ratios to maximize learning. They are designed to match every age and skill level. The D-backs Baseball Academy is a great way to spend the summer break while improving as a baseball player.

Each camp day and session is highly choreographed to maximize participation and activity time. To ensure quality instruction, enrollment is limited to a 1:10 ratio of instructor-to-student. In fact, you will often see smaller group sizes to provide the best possible learning environment.

The D-backs Baseball Academy, now in its 15th season, has taught thousands of kids to play the game in a highly professional way. Twenty three (23) camps are scheduled in Arizona this summer. The D-backs Baseball Academy will also take place in Yuma on June 9 -13, and Sierra Vista on July 14 – 18.

Youth camp registration includes:

       D-backs Cap

       D-backs T-shirt

       Free tickets to a D-backs 2014 home game

The D-backs Baseball Academy summer camp in Tucson is $175 per camp participant. The hours are 8:00 – 11:00 am daily. Registration is now open at or by calling (800) 821-7152

© 2017 Tucson Local Media. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

More about

Welcome to the discussion.

PGA Tour Superstore Grand Opening

More Featured Videos

This month's e-Edition


Follow us on Facebook