Twins to host open house at CenturyLink Sports Complex on Feb. 19

The Minnesota Twins announced today plans for the 2017 Spring Training Open House held in conjunction with the team's first full-squad workout at the CenturyLink Sports Complex.

Scheduled for 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 19, the open house will showcase the CenturyLink Sports Complex as well as the Twins first full-squad workout. The open house will offer free admission, free parking and half-off concessions.

 Highlights of the open house include:

     Healthfest 2017: More than 15 stations that will identify healthy living/lifestyle tips including blood pressure testing.

•     A special free Heart Scan for any children under 18. The heart scan detects early signs of problems.

•     Interactive sports safety booth for kids.

•     Community partners such as Lee Health and Kids Tag Art.

•     Measure how fast you can throw in the Speed Pitching Cage.

•     Following the workout, all kids will be invited on to the field to join Twins Clinic Instructors Tommy Watkins and John Wilkens for hitting and fielding stations in the outfield.

•     Guests can register to win prizes.

Additionally, the Twins have announced new security procedures for 2017 at the CenturyLink Sports Complex, complying with MLB's requirements and continued work with the Department of Homeland Security to standardize security practices.

New security policies at Hammond Stadium include:

·       Uniform bag checks

·       Metal detection screenings

·       Bag size limits (16 inch by 16 inch by 8 inch)

Tickets remain available for all Twins spring training games at the CenturyLink Sports Complex. Fans can purchase tickets via www.twinsbaseball.com, the Hammond Stadium Box Office, or by calling 800-33-TWINS.