Swing for the fences! YMCA Baseball is designed to teach young players the fundamentals of the game such as throwing, catching, batting, and running the bases. YMCA staff and volunteers teach the rules of the game and the value of sportsmanship in a fun team atmosphere. Formats include t-ball and coach pitch.
T-Ball (ages 3-4)
Players are introduced to the game of baseball. Each child plays the field every game and bats every inning. Soft Tee-Balls will be used for safety.
Coach Pitch (ages 5-8)
Coaches throw under or overhand from a designated mark on the field. Players are introduced more detail rules of the game such as outs, hitting, throwing, and catching. Strike outs are introduced (each player received 4 pitches)