- On July 29, 2019
All are invited to attend the Grand Opening of the newly refurbished
“Oakbrook Park Baseball Field”
at the Oakbrook Homes located at:
1001 Scott Street, Reading PA 19611
Saturday, August 3rd 2019.
Reading Housing Authority, Olivet Boys and Girls Club, and Baseballtown Charities have collaborated to refurbish and reclaim the Oakbrook Park Baseball Field, located in the Oakbrook Homes. Saturday August 3rd will be the Grand Opening Celebration for the new baseball field! The event will include R-Phils Players, R-Phils Mascots, free food, dignitaries, and a ceremony at 12 PM. The event runs from 11 AM to 1 PM, and will serve as the start of a new fun baseball and softball training program at the field for children ages 5-9.
Date: Saturday, August 3rd
(rain date: Sunday, August 4th)
Time: 11 AM – 1 PM
11 AM – Children check in
11 AM – 12 PM – R-Phils players interact with kids
12 PM – Ceremony
12 PM – 1 PM – R-Phils mascots interact with kids
12:15 PM – 1:00 PM – Olivet Boys and Girls Club participants take turns hitting
Free hot dogs and drinks: thanks to Savage 61 & White Star Tours and Travel
Attendees can enjoy a free hot dog thanks to Berks Packing, Savage 61, and White Star Tours and Travel. Attendees can also enjoy free water and juice thanks to United Towing, Savage 61, and White Star Tours and Travel.
The fun baseball and softball training program will be implemented for Olivet Boys and Girls Cub members by Baseballtown Charities Rip It for Life, and by Rip It Batting Cages and baseball & softball skills training instructors. To participate in the fun baseball and softball sessions, children ages 5-9 who are members of the Olivet Boys and Girls Club simply sign up. There will be information available at the August 3rd event for those children who are not already registered for the program. The program will start on August 3rd, and run for several weeks through August at the Oakbrook Park Baseball Field. There will be no charge to participate for the Olivet Boys and Girls Club Members.