Last Updated: December 2, 2016
  • 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

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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

   

SPRING SEASON REGISTRATION DATE Copy

                 REGISTRATION FOR SPRING  SEASON IS AND  TRYOUTS DATES

                  REGISTRATION WILL BE IN FRONT OF MIDDLE SCHOOL ON THE FALLOWING DATES

                                           FROM 9:30 AM TO 1:00 PM

                                           JANUARY 7 AND JANUARY 17

                   RETURNING PLAYERS WILL HAVE THE OPTION TO COMPLETE REGISTRATION BY FILLING OUT

                    FORM ,  INCLUDING UNIFORM SIZE AND TURNING THEM IN AT THE SPORT SHOP UP TO 12/26

                   TRYOUT AND LATE REGISTRATION WILL BE AS FALLOWS 

                         MONDAY 1/16/2017 " 8U TRYOUTS" AT 6:15 PM

                         TUESDAY 1/17/2017 "10U TRYOUTS" AT 6:15 PM

                         TUESDAY 1/17/2017  "12U TRYOUTS AT 7:45 PM

                          WEDNESDAY 1/18/2017 "14U TRYOUTS AT 6:45 PM

 

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Upcoming Games/Practices

Friday, Dec 2
8U
8U MLO ROYALS @ 8U MLO A'S7:00pmMLO Field 5
10U
10U MLO DODGERS @ 10U MLO PIRATES7:00pmMLO Field 2
12U
12U MLO RED SOX @ 12U MLO METS7:00pmMLO Field 4
14U
MLO 14U RAYS @ MLO 14U CUBS7:00pmMLO Field 1
Saturday, Dec 3
8U
8U MLO MARLINS @ 8U MLO A'S10:00amMLO Field 5
8U MLO ROYALS @ 8U MLO RED SOX12:00pmMLO Field 5
10U
10U MLO TIGERS @ 10U MLO MARLINS10:00amMLO Field 2
10U MLO NATIONALS @ 10U MLO PIRATES12:00pmMLO Field 2
12U
12U MLO MARLINS @ 12U MLO GIANTS10:00amMLO Field 4
Monday, Dec 5
8U
WINNER OF GAME 5 @ WINNER OF GAME 67:00pmMLO Field 5
10U
WINNER OF GAME 6 @ LOSER OF GAME 57:00pmMLO Field 2
12U
WINNER OF GAME 4 @ 12U MLO RED SOX7:00pmMLO Field 4
14U
MLO 14U CUBS @ MLO 14U RAYS7:00pmMLO Field 1
Tuesday, Dec 6
8U
WINNER OF GAME 8 @ LOSER OF GAME 77:00pmMLO Field 5
10U
WINNER OF GAME 7 @ WINNER OF GAME 57:00pmMLO Field 2
12U
WINNER OF GAME 5 @ 12U MLO METS7:00pmMLO Field 4
Travel Softball
MLO HEAT PRACTICE6:45amMLO Field 3
Wednesday, Dec 7
8U
WINNER OF GAME 9 @ WINNER OF GAME 77:00pmMLO Field 5
10U
LOSER OF GAME 8 @ IF NECESSARY7:00pmMLO Field 2
12U
LOSER OF GAME 6 @ IF NECESSARY7:00pmMLO Field 4
Thursday, Dec 8
8U
LOSER OF GAME 10 @ IF NECESSARY7:00pmMLO Field 5
Travel Softball
MLO HEAT PRACTICE6:45pmMLO Field 3
Tuesday, Dec 13
Travel Softball
MLO HEAT PRACTICE6:45pmMLO Field 3
Thursday, Dec 15
Travel Softball
MLO HEAT PRACTICE6:45pmMLO Field 3

For a complete schedule listing, click here!

Upcoming Events

Saturday, Dec 3
BC- 2 12u METS10:30am

For a complete calendar listing, click here!