News Release - Mayor Warren Announces Completion of Improvements at Don Samuel Torres Park


City of Rochester

News Release


 (Friday, June 11, 2021) – Mayor Lovely A. Warren today announced the completion of improvements made to Don Samuel Torres Park, 70 Oakman St. along N. Clinton Avenue. The project began in the summer of 2020 and was completed in the spring of 2021. A series of capital improvements were made to the basketball court, baseball field, playground, fitness equipment, landscaping, infrastructure and newly built Dominoes tables.

“I’m thrilled the improvement project at Don Samuel Torres Park is complete and ready for public use” said Mayor Lovely A. Warren. “Investment projects like this are so important because when we invest in our parks, we’re investing in our communities and our people. The improvements made will continue to make Don Samuel Torres Park a vibrant gathering place for the community in the heart of the Hispanic and Latino community.”

Don Samuel Torres Park is home to the Rochester Hispanic Youth Baseball League which held their inaugural season in the summer of 1996. The league’s mission is to enhance the lives of inner-city Hispanic youth and their families in the Rochester community through the game of baseball.

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