Last Updated: February 24, 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

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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

   

PICTURE DAY

MIAMI LAKES OPTIMIST BASEBALL
PICTURE SCHEDULE : SAT, FEB 25TH
PLEASE HAVE YOUR CHILD ARRIVE ON TIME !
* Teams that do not have games please arrive for pictures !

6U

ANGELS @ 9:15 AM......CUBS @ 10:15 AM
YANKEES @ 9:15 AM......GIANTS @ 10:15 AM
RAYS @ 11:00 AM.....MARLINS @ 11:45 AM
REDS @ 11:00 AM.......................................

8U

TIGERS @ 9:00 AM.........CUBS @ 11:20 AM
INDIANS @ 9:00 AM.........MARLINS @ 11:20 AM
YANKEES @ 12:45 PM.......A`S @ 1:00 PM

10U

MARLINS @ 9:50 AM......GIANTS @ 10:30 AM
ANGELS @ 9:50 AM .....YANKEES @ 12:00 PM

12U

ORIOLES @ 9:35 AM..........NATIONALS @ 11:45 AM
METS @ 9:35 AM................................................

14U

A`S @ 8:40 AM...........INDIANS @ 8:40 AM
PIRATES @ 10:45 AM.........MARLINS @ 10:45 AM

Upcoming Games/Practices

Friday, Feb 24
6U
6U MLO CUBS @ 6U MLO GIANTS6:45pmMLO Field 3
8U
8U MLO INDIANS PRACTICE6:00pm - 7:30pmMLO Pinto A
8U MLO MARLINS @ 8U MLO YANKEES7:00pmMLO Field 5
10U
10U MLO MARLINS PRACTICE5:00pm - 7:00pm2-field 2
10U MLO YANKEES PRACTICE7:00pm2-field 2
12U
12U MLO ORIOLES PRACTICE7:00pm1-field 1
POSITION/TBD @ 12U MLO TEAM VENOM7:00pm4-field 4
Saturday, Feb 25
6U
6U MLO ANGELS @ 6U MLO YANKEES10:00amMLO Field 3
6U MLO RAYS @ 6U MLO REDS11:30amMLO Field 3
8U
8U MLO TIGERS @ 8U MLO INDIANS10:00amMLO Field 5
8U MLO CUBS @ 8U MLO MARLINS12:00pmMLO Field 5
10U
10U MLO MARLINS @ 10U MLO ANGELS10:30amMLO Field 2
12U
12U MLO ORIOLES @ 12U MLO METS10:30amMLO Field 4
14U
14U MLO A's @ 14U MLO INDIANS10:00amMLO Field 1
14U MLO PIRATES @ 14U MLO MARLINS12:00pmMLO Field 1
Sunday, Feb 26
12U
MLO MUTINY @ STORM12:30pm1-field 1
Monday, Feb 27
6U
6U MLO REDS @ 6U MLO ANGELS6:45pmMLO Field 3
10U
10U MLO ANGELS PRACTICE6:00pm - 7:30pm2-field 2
10U MLO YANKEES PRACTICE7:30pm2-field 2
Tuesday, Feb 28
6U
6U MLO YANKEES @ 6U MLO GIANTS6:45pmMLO Field 3
8U
8U MLO INDIANS @ 8U MLO YANKEES7:00pmMLO Field 5
10U
10U MLO GIANTS @ 10U MLO MARLINS7:00pmMLO Field 2
12U
12U MLO ORIOLES @ 12U MLO NATIONALS7:00pmMLO Field 4
14U
14U MLO A's @ 14U MLO MARLINS7:00pmMLO Field 1
14U - Softball
MLO PANTHERS PRACTICE6:30pmMLO Pinto B
Wednesday, Mar 1
6U
6U MLO CUBS @ 6U MLO YANKEES6:45pmMLO Field 3
8U
8U MLO MARLINS @ 8U MLO TIGERS7:00pmMLO Field 5
14U - Softball
MLO PANTHERS PRACTICE6:30pmMLO Field 1
Thursday, Mar 2
8U
8U MLO A'S @ 8U MLO CUBS7:00pmMLO Field 5
10U
10U MLO YANKEES @ 10U MLO ANGELS7:00pmMLO Field 2
Friday, Mar 3
6U
6U MLO RAYS @ 6U MLO REDS6:45pmMLO Field 3
12U
POSITION/TBD @ 12U MLO TEAM VENOM7:00pm4-field 4
Saturday, Mar 4
6U
6U MLO CUBS @ 6U MLO GIANTS10:00amMLO Field 3
6U MLO RAYS @ 6U MLO ANGELS11:30amMLO Field 3
8U
8U MLO CUBS @ 8U MLO YANKEES10:00amMLO Field 5
8U MLO MARLINS @ 8U MLO INDIANS12:00pmMLO Field 5
8U MLO TIGERS @ 8U MLO A'S2:00pmMLO Field 5
10U
10U MLO ANGELS @ 10U MLO GIANTS10:00amMLO Field 2
10U MLO MARLINS @ 10U MLO YANKEES12:00pmMLO Field 2
Sunday, Mar 5
14U
POSITION/TBD @ MLO SOUTH FLORIDA SELECT12:00pm1-field 1
POSITION/TBD @ MLO SOUTH FLORIDA SELECT2:00pm1-field 1

For a complete schedule listing, click here!

Upcoming Events

Friday, Feb 24
BC-1 14U A's7:00pm
BC-2 14U Marlins7:00pm
Monday, Feb 27
BC-1 8U TIGERS6:00pm
BC-1 8U INDIANS7:00pm
Wednesday, Mar 1
BC-1 ANGELS 10-U6:00pm
Thursday, Mar 2
BC-1 GIANTS 10-U7:00pm

For a complete calendar listing, click here!