The t-ball and coach pitch programs are designed to teach the fundamentals of baseball and softball to girls and boys. The program emphasizes individual growth, cooperation, fair play as opposed to competition, and most importantly fun. All games are played as controlled scrimmages – NO SCORES ARE KEPT. In order to provide a positive learning experience we use a ball designed for safety as well at the same time developing confidence and skills.
All leagues will play a 10 game schedule. Age restrictions are based upon social skills and appropriate age groupings as opposed to athletic skills.
T-Ball - with Lil' Sluggers
Our new format working with Lil' Sluggers will provide a coach from the Lil' Sluggers program each week.Teams will begin each week with 20-25mn skill development/practice session followed by 40-45mn of game play all led by a Lil' Sluggers coach.
Each team will still need a parent volunteer to help direct/coach the teams.
Our goal is to help improve the skills of the young participants and taking some pressure off of our parent volunteer coaches.
Offered to girls and boys ages 4 to 7 (must be 4 yrs by June 1, no exceptions). All games are played on Sunday evenings at various Maplewood parks. Game times are 6:15 pm or 7:30 pm. Kids will always hit from a bating tee.
Day: Sundays Dates: June 11 - August 20NO GAMES: July 2 Time: 6:15pm or 7:30pm Rates: $60
Offered to boys ages 7 and 8 (must be 7 by September 1) with at least 1 previous year of t-ball experience. Games are played at 6:15 pm or 7:30 pm on Monday and Wednesday evenings at various Maplewood parks. Coaches pitch to players.
Days: Mondays and Wednesdays Dates: June 5 - July 12NO GAMES: July 3 or 5 Time: 6:15pm or 7:30pm Rates: $60