Kansas City, Missouri audio tour: Kansas City MLB Urban Youth Academy Facility Tour

Kansas City MLB Urban Youth Academy Facility Tour

Indoor Tour

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25 mins
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0.2mi

About the Tour

In this walking tour of the Kansas City MLB Urban Youth Academy, you'll learn about this state of the art facility. From why it's here and who it serves to why it's striving to make a huge impact on the surrounding communities. You will be able to walk on our Major League Baseball sized infield, which is located in our indoor facility. You will also get to experience a one of a kind player mural that is located in our lobby. Most of all, you will be able to experience four fields, two of which are the same dimensions as Kauffman Stadium, home of the Kansas City Royals. Come learn about the passionate donors and different programs that the UYA has to offer. Go Royals!

Tour Producer

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KC MLB Urban Youth Academy

As an Academy, we are committed to providing a positive environment for our area youth. We will educate our players on what it means to be a "professional" while surrounding them with coaches, mentors, and role models who can teach them how to play the games of baseball and softball and serve as examples of good citizenship.

Through our athletic-focused training, education, and character development programs, we will build a strong foundation for Academy student-athletes, based on work ethic, leadership, responsibility, accountability, and moral principles. This foundation will allow Academy student-athletes to acquire that unwavering strength of purpose that is the keynote of all individual success.

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Major Landmarks

  • Historic 18th and Vine District

  • Parade Park

  • Negro Baseball League Museum

  • Alex Gordon Family Field

  • Salvador Family Field

  • Motley Family Field

  • Joe McGuff Field

  • Women of the Negro Leagues Field

Directions to Starting Point

This Tour will begin at the Main Gates of the Urban Youth Academy. This is the entrance closest to the basketball courts.

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Tips

Places to stop along the way

Be sure to check out the Negro League Baseball Museum located at 1616 E 18th Street, Kansas City, MO 64108

Best time of day

From 10 am- 8 pm on Weekdays. Times vary on the Weekends, but 10-4 on Weekends would be the ideal time. During the Winter months, bring a coat as you will be walking outside.

Precautions

During the Winter months, bring a coat as you will be walking outside. Sunglasses are encouraged during the sunny days!

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Kansas City MLB Urban Youth Academy Facility Tour