Session:

Winter 

Session Length:

8 Weeks

Dates:

January 5 – February 27, 2020

Days Offered: 

Thursday, Sunday

Price:

$13.50 per class

WINTER SESSION: January 5 – February 27, 2020

  • Each Bakers Baseball Jr class lasts 50 minutes.

  • Open to boys & girls

  • Late to register? We can prorate the fee!

  • No equipment is necessary for 3 year olds. For 4 and 5 year olds, baseball gloves are recommended.

  • Parent facilitation is required for 2-3 year old classes. For 3, 4 and 5 year olds, parents are welcome to assist their child until they become comfortable with the instructor.

  • All other equipment is provided. For safety reasons, wiffle balls and bats are used for classes.

Please note: Classes are not drop-off, a parent/guardian must be on-site during the class.

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to reach out to our Youth Program Director, Melissa Haus, at [email protected] or our Youth Development Coordinator, Julie Kaulius, at [email protected]

Age Groups

Rookie - 2-3 year olds

* Parent/caregiver participation: The Rookie curriculum is designed to have the children begin their baseball experience in a fun environment that also introduces simple basics of the game.

Objectives:

  • Simple base running and base recognition.

  • Hitting; holding the bat properly, focusing on making contact with the ball off of a tee.

  • Throwing in an overhand motion.

  • Fielding, with emphasis on using two hands and not falling down.

  • Fitness and agility.

  • Improved hand/eye coordination.

  • An introduction to social skills such as following simple instructions and taking turns.

Single-A - 3-4 year olds

*Parent/caregiver participation as needed: The Single-A curriculum is designed to have the children begin their baseball experience in a fun environment that also introduces simple basics of the game.

Objectives:

  • Simple base running and base recognition.

  • Hitting, focusing on proper stance and level swing to make contact with the ball off the tee. Introduction to hitting from a pitch.

  • Throwing…point, step, and throw with proper motion and aim.

  • Fielding, with emphasis on using two hands, staying in front of the ball and not falling down.

  • Improved hand/eye coordination.

  • Understanding straightforward game situations, such as throwing a player out.

  • Fitness and agility.

  • Advancement of social skills such as following instructions, taking turns and teamwork.

Double-A - 4-5 year olds

*Parent/caregiver participation as needed: The Double-A curriculum is designed to have the children continue their baseball experience in a fun environment that also reinforces the fundamentals of the game.

Objectives:

  • Proper base running and base recognition.

  • Hitting, focusing on proper stance and level swing to make contact with the ball off the tee. Begin hitting from a pitch thrown by the coach.

  • Throwing…point, step, and throw with proper motion and aim.

  • Fielding, with emphasis on using two hands, staying in front of the ball.

  • Catching pop flies with two hands

  • Improved hand/eye coordination.

  • Learning various offensive and defensive game situations

  • Fitness and agility.

  • Advancement of social skills such as following instructions, taking turns and teamwork.

Triple-A - 5-6 year olds

*Parent/caregiver participation as needed: The Triple-A curriculum is designed to have the children continue their baseball experience in a fun environment that also reinforces the fundamentals of the game.

Objectives:

  • Base recognition and proper base running techniques.

  • Five steps of hitting with focus on proper form including full swing and hip rotation.

  • Correct throwing mechanics emphasizing accuracy and distance.

  • Proper fielding technique, keeping their body in front of the ball.

  • Using the baseball glove for fielding of line drives and pop fly catches.

  • Learning various offensive and defensive game situations

  • Fitness and agility.

  • Advancement of social skills such as following instructions, taking turns and teamwork.

Program Policies:

Class Details

  • Classes are once per week and are 50 minutes long.

  • Times and classes are subject to change.

  •  Dangerous, disruptive or disrespectful behaviors will be dealt with case-by-case and could result in the loss of privilege to participate. No refunds or credits. will be issued if your child is unable to participate due to negative behaviors.

Transfers

  • Customers may transfer their child at any point in the session. All class transfers are dependent upon space availability.

Make-up Classes

  • Make-ups are done on a space available basis. Make-ups do not carry over into the next session. No refunds will be given for missed classes.

Registration

  • No spaces in any class are guaranteed without payment as full payments are due at the time of registration. All registrations are on a first-come, first-serve basis.

  •  Annual Membership fee of $10 is required for all participants.

Trial Classes

  • Trial classes are only allowed during the first three weeks.

  • Customers may only do trials in classes that have space available.

  • Field House waiver must be completed before stepping onto the field.

Refunds

  • Refunds will ONLY be given if a class has been canceled.

  • Refunds are not issued due to missed classes. If a child stops coming, a credit to the FFH may be issued, pending approval.