FRISCO, Texas – The FC Dallas Foundation’s annual Oscar Pareja Community Clinic Series presented by CashAmerica will begin at Samuel Garland Park in Dallas, Texas on Tuesday, June 7, the club announced today. The clinic will run from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
FC Dallas forwards Fabian Castillo, Ruben Luna and Reserve Team head coach Oscar Pareja will host the clinic, which runs in association with the Dallas East Soccer Association, All American Smile, Ruffies and the Garth Brooks Foundation’s Teammates for Kids.
The event is the first of five that will take place in the Metroplex through October. Designed to promote healthy lifestyles in children living in underprivileged areas around Dallas, the clinics provide each participant with a shirt, a poster and a chance to train with a professional coach. The community clinics also afford children the opportunity to meet players such as Luna, who ascended from the local community to play in Major League Soccer.
The second clinic in the series is scheduled to take place on Sunday, July 10 at Hulcy Park in Dallas. All other Community Clinic dates will be announced in the coming months.
FC Dallas Community Events in June
|Tuesday, June 7||Oscar Pareja Community Clinic Series||Samuel Garland Park|
|Monday, June 13||Soccer Golf Classic||Pizza Hut Park|
|Saturday, June 25||Summer Santa donation program||Pizza Hut Park|
About the Soccer Golf Classic benefitting the Freddy Fund
A soccer golf tournament plays like a regular golf tournament, with 18 ‘holes’ and four-man teams playing a scramble with a shotgun start. The course will utilize the practice fields and the stadium at Pizza Hut Park, as well as a few shots in the parking lot and tunnels. Each player will receive dinner and a regulation size ball to play with and keep. FC Dallas players will accompany teams who are competing in the tournament and will also be available for autographs. Click here for more information.
About Summer Santa donation program
The FC Dallas Foundation will be collecting new toys for children at the Children’s Medical Center in Dallas during FC Dallas’ match against the Portland Timbers on Saturday, June 25. Fans who donate a new toy will receive a voucher good for two complimentary tickets to see FC Dallas take on either D.C. United on Saturday, July 16 or Chivas USA on Sunday, July 31.