The Tuscaloosa County Park and Recreation Authority announced a partnership with the Tuscaloosa YMCA and the brand new Tuscaloosa Baseball League. On May 1, the league will hold Opening Day Jamboree at the Hughes Center ballfields to celebrate the beginning of the year.

“We are excited about the partnership and to help create positive programming for local family’s long term,” said Jay Logan, Director of Athletics, Community Outreach and Senior Programs. “What better way to bring unity and provide all around programming for local families than to share the vision & resources in the community we serve.”

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The day will start with an Opening Ceremony and a ceremonial first pitch at 8:30 a.m. Games will begin at 9 a.m. with Tee Ball division and will continue until 12:15 p.m. with teams in divisions 6U, 8U, 10U and 12U.

Spectators are asked to wear a mask and observe social distancing unless in a close family unit. A DJ will be on hand ton entertain the crowd and face painting will also be available.

The Hughes Center is located at 3101 MLK, Jr. Boulevard and parking will be available at the McDonald Hughes Community Safe Room and McDonald Hughes Community Center.

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