Participaction 150 Play List: Play Catch on June 21st!

June 19, 2017


OTTAWA- Baseball Canada is encouraging all of members including provinces, local baseball associations and Canadians from coast-to-coast to “Play Catch” on June 21st as part of Participaction’s 150 Play List!

In celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday in 2017, Participaction launched the 150 Play List as means to encourage Canadians to move more and sit less! People are encouraged to complete as many of the 150 Play List activities as possible including playing catch for baseball!

Whether you’re with your team at a local diamond or spending time at home with friends and family, be sure to grab a ball and mitt on June 21st and join thousands of Canadians enjoying one of Canada’s favourite summer sports!

For more information on Participaction 150, including how to register, please visit participaction.com

 

Partners

Rawlings

Rawlings is the official bat, baseball and batting helmet for Baseball Canada’s National Team’s program and all National Championship tournaments. From Major League Baseball ballparks to neighborhood sandlots across the country, Rawlings is everywhere baseball is played. Since the company’s inception in 1887, Rawlings mission has always centered on enabling participation by developing and producing innovative, high-performance equipment and apparel for the professional player. Visit them at www.rawlings.com

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