The youth tournament, featuring three different age groups (10U, 12U, 14U), will begin Saturday at 1 p.m., also at Central Park. A total of 32 teams will compete in the youth tournament, and three champions will be crowned.
The Friday night symposium, which will include sessions led by the Ross Initiative in Sports for Equality (RISE), helps educate the student-athletes and assists them to become better people.
Members of the Miami Dolphins rookie class assisted in beautifying a Liberty City garden, including weeding, bed clearing, soil replenishment and planting.
Food sorted at this event supplies breakfast and lunch for children who rely on the meals provided through the National School Lunch Program while school is not in session
For two decades, Fins Weekend has been a staple in South Florida, bringing together players, coaches, cheerleaders and the community to benefit a greater cause.
Fins Weekend participants got the chance to team up with a Dolphins coach, or current or former Dolphins player in the event, all for a good cause — for the second consecutive year, Fins Weekend is benefiting the tutoring and mentoring organization City Year Miami.
City Year Miami is devoted to helping at-risk youth stay in school and on track to graduate through mentoring and educational programs.
For the second consecutive year, funds raised during Fins Weekend have been earmarked for City Year Miami as part of a four-year, $1 million partnership.
Founded in 1972, Special Olympics Florida provides year-round sports training, competition, leadership, and health programs to children and adults with intellectual disabilities at no cost.
The Dolphins’ rookies and Special Olympic athletes in grades 6th-12th played flag football games with a high level of energy and plenty of team spirit.