Police Activities League, city to run two new programs

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The county’s Police Activities League is partnering with the city on two free sports programs—tennis and baseball—for local youths.
According to an announcement from the Hollister Police Department:
The first free program offered will be United States Tennis Associations HITS (Honesty, Integrity, Teamwork, Sportsmanship) program. This program is available to all children 10 and under in San Benito County.
Registration for HITS will begin on February 17th. Call 636-4390 for registration information and any questions.
The HITS season will be April 9-May 28, 2015 and is scheduled for every Thursday 4-5 pm at Dunne Park Tennis Courts.
The second free program is the San Francisco Giants, Junior Giants baseball program. This program will offer T-Ball for ages 5-6 and Softball & Baseball for ages 7-9 yrs and 10-13 yrs.
Registration for Junior Giants begins March 2, 2015.
Register online at www.juniorgiants.com.
Walk-in registration on March 21, 2015 at:
Hollister Community Center, 300 West Street, Hollister, CA
Season begins: June 15, 2015
Free T-shirt and Hat provided for all participants.
“Eliminating the financial barriers of activities in our community, allows all of our youth to participate. Every kid should have the opportunity to do something they love. It may inspire them to choose a positive path for their lives and that will make our community a better place, one child at a time. I know for a fact that a good community recreation program is an excellent crime prevention tool.” said David Westrick, Hollister Police Chief and Vice President of San Benito County PAL.
For more information call, Hollister Recreation (831) 636-4390
Both programs are offered to all youth in San Benito County.
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