On Saturday, April 22, 2017, Backyard Sports, in partnership with the New Flex Foundation of White Plains, participated in a baseball clinic at Citi Field sponsored by the NY Mets.
Twenty youngsters ages 9-14 years old participated in a series of fundamental drills on the Mets’ playing field with instructors from the organization. Following the 2-hour clinic, the participants were treated to a photo opp with Mr. Met. Nesta Felix, New Flex Founder, attended the event with the children and commented, “This is a great opportunity for our young people to not only receive instruction, but have access to a professional facility. We are grateful to the NY Mets for welcoming our organization and providing a first rate instructional practice.”
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“Since my child started this program, I've seen great changes. He plays better with friends, he is more patient, he's more focused and his grades have improved tremendously.”
Kishma Baljoe, Parent
Backyard Sports Cares
75 South Broadway, Suite 453
White Plains, NY 10601
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