Last Updated: March 25, 2017
  • MIAMI LAKES OPTIMIST CLUB WELCOMES YOU!
  • Board meetings take place on the 1st Thursday of each month! General meetings are on the 3 Thursday
  • Mettings are held at Mary Collins Center untill club house is finished

Welcome to the home of the

OPTIMIST CLUB OF MIAMI LAKES - CHAPTER AFFILIATION WITH OPTIMIST INTERNATIONAL

Optimist Club of Miami Lakes - Serving our Community Since 1969
 
Mission Statement "To assist in the development of our youth through quality sports and enrichment programs." 
 
Our Core Values:
 
Mentoring Sponsorship Integrity
Respect  Accountability Perseverance
Loyalty Discipline Leadership
Community Citizenship  
 
Meetings for the Optimist Club are the 1st & 3rd Thursday of each month at 7:30pm and are being held at the Miami Lakes Middle School until the construction on the new clubhouse is has been completed.  Come and learn what's happening in your club.
Everyone is welcome to come!!
 
 

Park Information Line

PLEASE CALL THE MIAMI LAKES PARK INFORMATION LINE AT
(305) 822-6878 ON PARK AVAILABILITY, RAIN DELAYS OR OTHER ISSUES

 
A DIAGRAM OF THE PARK'S FIELDS IS SHOWN BELOW. 
If you have questions regarding your pictures or sponsor's plaques? 
 
Please contact TSS Photography directly and not the Optimist Club.  Questions or requests should be sent to Mr. Mitch Ziffer of TSS Photography.  His email address is mziffer@tssphotography.com and his phone number is 954-933-0986954-933-0986
 

FREEZE RULES FOR ALL TEAMS

 1] ABSOLUTELY  NO RECRUITING ( WITHIN THE PARK)

 2] EACH TEAM IS ALLOWED TO FREEZE 8 PLAYERS

 3] ANY PLAYER NOT BEING FROZEN WITH THE CURRENT COACH GOES INTO DRAFT.

 4] ALL FREEZE FORMS WILL BE TURNED IN AT THE DAY OF THE TRYOUTS, PRIOR TO TRYOUTS BEGINNING

 5] IN THE EVENT THE HEAD COACH IS NOT RETURNING THE ASSISTANT COACH OF THAT TEAM ,WHO IS BECOMING THE HEAD COACH OF THAT TEAM, CAN FREEZE PLAYERS FROM THAT TEAM.

 6] COACHES MOVING UP CAN , IF THE PLAYERS WANTS , FREEZE PLAYERS HE COACHED IN THE PREVIOUS SPRING SEASON.

 7] NEW PLAYERS COMING INTO THE PARK AND BEING BROUGHT IN BY A STANDING COACH CAN BE FROZEN BY THAT COACH PRIOR TO TRYOUTS.

 8] NEW INCOMING COACH INTO THE PARK CAN BRING IN 8 PLAYERS AND FREEZE THEM PRIOR TO TRYOUTS.

      

PITCHING RULES FOR UPCOMMING SEASON

      UNTIL SUCH TIME AS IT CAN BE CHANGED IN THE PARK RULES THE FALLOWING PITCHING RULES WILL APPLY

          10U , 60 PITCHES ALLOWED PER GAME 40 HOURS WAIT TO PITCH AGAIN

          12U . 70 PITCHES ALLOWED PER GAME 40 HOURS WAIT TO PITCH AGAIN

          14U , 80 PITCHES ALLOWED PER GAME 40 HOURS WAIT TO PITCH AGAIN

   

           ALL STAR TOURNAMENT DATES

       TUESDAY JUNE 6 - SUNDAY JUNE 11 @ WEST PEMBROKE PINES OPTIMIST (WPPO)

       TUESDAY JUNE 20 - SUNDAY JUNE 25 @ COOPER CITY OPTIMIST

       WENESDAY  JULY 5 - SUNDAY JULY 9  @ PEMBROKE LAKES OPTIMIST (PLO)

        TUESDAY JULY 18 - SUNDAY JULY 23 @ HOLLYWOOD HILLS

       

Upcoming Games/Practices

Saturday, Mar 25
6U
6U MLO REDS @ 6U MLO YANKEES10:00amMLO Field 3
6U MLO GIANTS @ 6U MLO MARLINS11:45amMLO Field 3
6U ML ALL STAR @ ALL STAR TRYOUTS2:30pmField 3
8U
8U MLO YANKEES @ 8U MLO INDIANS10:00amMLO Field 5
8U MLO A'S @ 8U MLO TIGERS12:00pmMLO Field 5
10U
10U MLO ANGELS @ 10U MLO GIANTS10:00am - 12:00pmMLO Field 2
12U
12U MLO METS @ 12U WPPO MARLINS11:00amWPPO Field 5
12U MLO ORIOLES @ 12U PLO YANKEES12:00pmPLO Field 5
14U
14U WPPO Royals @ 14U MLO INDIANS10:00amMLO Field 1
14U MLO PIRATES @ 14U PLO Indians10:00amPLO FIELD 11
14U PPO Rangers @ 14U MLO MARLINS12:00pmMLO Field 1
14U PLO Cubs @ 14U MLO A's2:00pmMLO Field 1
Sunday, Mar 26
8U
8U ALL STAR ORANGE TEAM @ ALL STAR TRYOUTS10:00am5-field 5
14U
POSITION/TBD @ MLO SOUTH FLORIDA SELECT11:00am1-field 1
POSITION/TBD @ MLO SOUTH FLORIDA SELECT1:00pm1-field 1
Monday, Mar 27
6U
6U MLO YANKEES @ 6U MLO REDS6:45pmMLO Field 3
8U
8U MLO A'S @ 8U MLO MARLINS7:00pmMLO Field 5
10U
10U MLO YANKEES PRACTICE7:30pm2-field 2
14U
14U MLO MARLINS @ 14U PPO Rangers7:00pmMAXWELL PARK FIELD 1
Tuesday, Mar 28
6U
6U MLO RAYS @ 6U MLO MARLINS6:45pmMLO Field 3
8U
8U MLO INDIANS @ 8U MLO MARLINS7:00pmMLO Field 5
10U
10U MLO GIANTS @ 10U MLO YANKEES7:00pmMLO Field 2
14U
14U MLO INDIANS PRACTICE6:30pm1-field 1
Wednesday, Mar 29
6U
6U MLO ANGELS @ 6U MLO REDS6:45pmMLO Field 3
6U MLO GIANTS PRACTICE7:30pmML Pinto A
8U
8U MLO YANKEES @ 8U MLO CUBS7:00pmMLO Field 5
10U
10U ALL STAR @ ALL STAR TRYOUTS6:30pm2-field 2
10U ALL STAR @ ALL STAR TRYOUTS6:30pm2-field 2
12U
12U MLO NATIONALS @ 12U MLO METS7:00pmMLO Field 4
12U MLO ORIOLES @ 12U WPPO MARLINS7:00pmWPPO Field 5
14U
14U MLO PIRATES @ 14U MLO INDIANS7:00pmMLO Field 1
Thursday, Mar 30
6U
6U MLO RAYS @ 6U MLO CUBS6:45pmMLO Field 3
8U
8U MLO A'S @ 8U MLO MARLINS7:00pmMLO Field 5
10U
10U MLO ANGELS @ 10U MLO MARLINS7:00pmMLO Field 2
Friday, Mar 31
6U
6U MLO ANGELS @ 6U MLO GIANTS6:45pmMLO Field 3
12U
12U MLO METS @ 12U MLO ORIOLES7:00pmMLO Field 4
14U
14U MLO A's @ 14U PPO Rangers10:00amMAXWELL PARK FIELD 1
14U PLO Cubs @ 14U MLO INDIANS7:00pmMLO Field 1
Saturday, Apr 1
6U
6U MLO YANKEES @ 6U MLO CUBS10:00amMLO Field 3
6U MLO GIANTS @ 6U MLO MARLINS1:00pmMLO Field 3
8U
8U MLO YANKEES @ 8U MLO TIGERS10:00amMLO Field 5
8U MLO CUBS @ 8U MLO INDIANS12:00pmMLO Field 5
10U
10U MLO MARLINS @ 10U MLO GIANTS10:00amMLO Field 2
10U MLO ANGELS @ 10U MLO YANKEES12:00pmMLO Field 2
12U
12U WPPO YANKEES @ 12U MLO ORIOLES10:00amMLO Field 4
12U ALL STAR @ ALL STAR TRYOUTS1:00pm4-field 4
14U
14U WPPO Royals @ 14U MLO PIRATES10:00amMLO Field 1
14U PLO Indians @ 14U MLO A's12:00pmMLO Field 1
14U PLO Cubs @ 14U MLO MARLINS2:00pmMLO Field 1
Sunday, Apr 2
14U
POSITION/TBD @ MLO SOUTH FLORIDA SELECT1:00pm1-field 1
Monday, Apr 3
6U
6U MLO REDS @ 6U MLO YANKEES6:45pmMLO Field 3
12U
12U MLO NATIONALS @ 12U PLO CUBS7:00pmPLO Field 10

For a complete schedule listing, click here!

Upcoming Events

Thursday, Mar 30
BC 1 Giants 10U7:00pm

For a complete calendar listing, click here!