The Orioles hosted a series of baseball clinics in Summer 2018 for youth organizations and schools at the Ed Smith Stadium complex.
Students from Oak Park School participated. They received hitting, pitching, baserunning, and fielding instruction from Orioles Minor League players.
The Orioles' youth clinics are designed to promote physical fitness and healthy lifestyles among young people.
Students from Visible Men Academy enjoyed their day at the ballpark, too.
Running the bases became a race for these youngsters sporting their free Orioles gear.
The Orioles host several free, youth clinics each year as part of the ballclub's Sarasota 365 community initiative.
The Orioles hosted nearly 200 summer campers from the Manatee YMCA Lakewood Ranch Branch for a clinic.
Receiving instruction from professional ballplayers is part of the fun.
Participants had lunch inside the stadium while watching a Gulf Coast League Orioles game on the main field.
Children from the Sarasota County Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources Summer Camp also participated.
Clinics provide an opportunity for Orioles players to enhance their leadership skills.
The Oriole Bird takes part in the clinics and leads an O's cheer after the kids enjoy a healthy lunch.
Girl power rules during the Girls Inc. youth baseball clinic with the Orioles.
One-on-one coaching from Orioles players helps kids learn baseball basics.
The Orioles are proud to support youth organizations and schools in our communities!