Baker’s Baseball Jr.

Session: Winter 

Session Length: 8 Weeks

Dates: January 5 – February 27, 2020

Days: 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.

To learn more about the Bakers Baseball program, visit

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to reach out to our Youth Development Director, Seth Perdue, 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