Preston RCMP to host TrySport clinic

August 14, 2017
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

Media Advisory

Preston RCMP will be hosting a TrySport clinic in Dartmouth.

Home Run! Halifax District RCMP are hitting it out of the park this year by hosting a one-day TrySport baseball clinic for youth between the ages of five and 15 on Tuesday, August 15 and media are invited to attend from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

In 2011, the Preston RCMP Detachment developed the TrySport Program and each summer it has exposed youth in the community to sports such as: football, soccer, rugby and lacrosse. The program has also provided women from the Preston area training in martial arts and self-defense.

Who: Preston RCMP

When: Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017
Time: 11 a.m.
Where: William Ross Ball Field, 946 Main Street, Dartmouth.

Baseball Nova Scotia, RCMP members and local community baseball all-stars will lead the one-day clinic and impart valuable skills necessary to participate in the game of baseball. Representatives from Halifax District RCMP, TrySport clinic partners and youth participants will be available to speak with media.

The TrySport baseball clinic was organized by the Preston RCMP in partnership with Baseball Nova Scotia, community coaches, community volunteers, Halifax Parks and Recreation, Wilsons Fuel, Sport Nova Scotia and SportWheels.

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Contact information

Cpl. Dal Hutchinson
Media Relations Officer
Halifax District RCMP
Cell: 902-830-5695
dal.hutchinson@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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