Baseball to compete with 16 other sports in St Albans this Saturday

St Albans City and District Council has invited Herts Baseball Club to take part in the opening of a new beach volleyball venue this Saturday, May 25. Verulamium Park in St Albans, is one of 6 successful venues to gain a new beach volleyball court after the Olympics. It is made with 4000 tonnes of sand taken directly from the 2012 London Olympics venue at Horse Guards Parade.

Coaches and players from the Herts adult and youth teams will run various baseball activities and will invite members of the public to give baseball a go and take part in several baseball competitions which will be taking place throughout the day.

Baseball will be one of 17 different sports which will be exhibited during the event. “This is an exciting opportunity to promote our club and the game of baseball in the community” said Herts Baseball Club President, Aspi Dimitrov. He added that “the club is seeing this as a competition with the other 16 sports to see who will attract more members of the public”.

The opening ceremony will commence at 11:30am and activities of the 17 different sports running from 12pm to 4pm. The event will also feature BBQ and other snacks and refreshments, music, circus skills, face painting etc. so it is expected to be an enjoyable event for the whole family. Any members of Herts Baseball Club or the wider community are able to come and take part in this event, free of charge.

The baseball activities will be held at the playing area on the back of the “Inn on the Park Cafe” at Verulamium Park. Click for address, map, car park options and other venue details