Essex River Day is an idea that has been evolving for many years. Often when boaters are out on the River you hear the same question over and over again, "Wouldn't it be great if everyone in Essex could experience the beauty of the River?" The concept for the event is simple. Those who have a boat offer a neighborly boat ride to those in town who may not have a boat and don't have ready access to appreciating the wonders of the Essex River. This simple thought has grown into a full day of events culminating that evening with a softball game, a cook out, music and a bonfire at Memorial Park.
Instructor Bruce Doig of the Beverly Recreation Department will teach the basics necessary to umpire Little League and Girls Softball games. Earn money doing something you enjoy. Open to any boy or girl who will be 13 years old by April 1, 2013. Training includes rules of the game, on-field situations and umpiring mechanics for youth games. All participants receive rulebooks.
Kids 7-12 can practice like the Pro’s to get ready for the season during this week long clinic held over February vacation! Our professional instructors will work with you on building proper mechanics in the areas of hitting, fielding, throwing and more to make sure you’re game-ready for opening day!
Extra Innings Indoor Training Center will welcome two of the best softball players in the world, US Olympian Jessica Mendoza and Ashley Charters from Team USA. The clinic features Mendoza and Charters working hands-on with young softball players over two three-hour clinics.
Saturday, June 19
Sunday, June 20
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