April 25, 2009

Yale Athletics Hosts Annual Spring Youth Day

April 25, 2009

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Dozens of Yale student-athlete volunteers representing a variety of varsity teams, and dozens of New Haven youngsters, gathered on Saturday, Apr. 25 for the annual Thomas W. Ford '42 Community Outreach Committee Spring Youth Day. The event was held on the fields near the Yale Bowl, Class of 1954 Field.

The Youth Day began at 10:00 a.m. as students from throughout the New Haven community gathered to meet the Yale student-athletes and organize themselves for the day's events. The day was filled with sports activities led by the Yale student-athletes.

Following the sports activities, Youth Day culminated with a barbeque for all in attendance. Students, parents and volunteers were then invited to attend the Yale varsity athletic events occurring that day: baseball, softball and the Yale football blue/white spring scrimmage.