Monday, April 07, 2008
Today is the first day tickets can be reserved for The New Nationals Park Baseball Tour. The Guided 75 Minute walk through The South Capitol Street Ballpark which will allow patrons to visit areas not usually open to the public. Highlights will include The Shirley Povich Media Center, The Nationals Dugout, Bullpen and Batting Cages. These $15 Tours will begin on April 19th. For that first Saturday and Sunday April 20th--there will be seven different times fans can choose to visit New Nationals Park Tours between 10:30AM and 4:30PM. After those dates--only four times can be scheduled: 10:30AM, 11:30AM, 1:30PM & 2:30PM.
This is very nice opportunity to see aspects of New Nationals Park you might not otherwise have a chance to come across. And Sohna and I know for a fact that our good friend and usher--"Coach" is very excited to be chosen to lead some of the tours.
In fact--we are digging Coach's Uniform. Nice.
Complete Information in the Press Release Below:
WASHINGTON NATIONALS LAUNCH NATIONALS PARK TOURS
The Washington Nationals today announced that the public and tour groups will have the opportunity to take tours of Nationals Park. The tour program will begin on Saturday, April 19. On all non-game days, the team will offer a behind-the-scenes look at the ballpark through an hour and fifteen minute tour. Led by a Nationals Park guide, tours will begin at the Center Field Gate and encompass many areas of the ballpark the public cannot usually access, including the premium club areas and suites, the Shirley Povich Media Center and the Nationals dugout, batting cages and bullpen. Four tours will be offered each day, at 10:30am, 11:30am, 1:30pm and 2:30pm. Saturday, April 19 and Sunday, April 20, the first time tours are available, seven tours will be offered, from 10:30am through 4:30pm. Tour guides will provide guests with ballpark facts and information on the Washington Nationals, the history of baseball in Washington and Nationals Park and lead them through interactive opportunities.
Tickets for Nationals Park Tours are available beginning Monday, April 7 at 10:00am at the Nationals Park Box Office or online via nationals.com. The cost of the tour is $15 for an adult and $12 for seniors (fifty-five and older), military (with a valid identification), and children under the age of twelve. A group rate of $12 per person is available for groups of fifteen people or more. Private tours are available for groups of twenty-five or more. The Nationals Park Main Box Office is located at the Center Field Plaza on Half and N Streets, SE, and is open from 10:00am until 5:00pm Monday through Friday and Saturday from 10:00am until 3:00pm on non-gamedays.