Lil’ Sluggers Baseball Program

Seasons: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall, Holiday
Fall Schedule
September 03 – December 2nd
NO CLASSES: September 3, October 20&21, November 17&18 and November 22
FALL REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!!
Price: $15.00/p.class
Session Length:13 Weeks

  • The program has small class sizes, maximum 6 students per class.
  • We do private group classes. Ask us anytime about setting up a group class.
  • Parent participation is required for 2 year old classes. Parent facilitation is required for 3 year old classes. For 4 and 5 year olds, parents are welcome to assist their child until they become comfortable with the instructor.
  • Each Lil Sluggers class lasts 50 minutes.
  • No equipment is necessary for 2 and 3 year olds. For 4 and 5 year olds baseball gloves are recommended.
  • All other equipment is provided. For safety reasons, wiffle balls and bats are used for classes.
  • Lil Sluggers offers no-obligation trial class to ensure readiness for the program.
  • Make-up classes are available, but based on availability.
  • Please check our refund policy.

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

To learn more about the Lil’ Sluggers program, visit www.lilsluggersbaseball.com.

Age Groups

Mascots - 2 year olds
*Parent/caregiver participation

The Mascots 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.
Minors - 3 year olds
*Parent/caregiver participation as needed

The Minors curriculum is designed to have the children continue their baseball experience in a fun environment that also reinforces the fundamentals 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.
Majors - 4 year olds
The Majors curriculum expands on the skills learned in the 3 year old program, with slightly more technical instruction and game situations.

Objectives:

  • Proper base running and sliding techniques.
  • Hitting, focusing on proper stance, level swing, and follow through off the tee. Begin hitting from a pitch by the coach.
  • Throwing…point, step, and throw with proper motion for distance and accuracy.
  • Fielding, with emphasis on using two hands, staying in front of the ball.
  • Catching pop flies with two hands.
  • Learning various offensive and defensive game situations
  • Fitness and agility
Hall of Famers - 5 year olds
The Hall of Famers curriculum is designed to have the children continue improving their fundamentals skills while preparing them for their next level of participation, organized tee-ball.

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.
    • Teamwork.
    • Game situations.
    • Fitness and agility.

Fall Schedule
September 03 – December 2nd
NO CLASSES: September 3, October 20&21, November 17&18 and November 22

Class&Age Monday Tuesday Thursday Saturday
Mascots (2 yrs) 5:00 PM 10:00 AM
Minors (3 yrs) 5:00 PM 5:00 PM
Majors (4 yrs) 6:00 PM 9:00 AM
Hall of Famers (5/6 yrs) 6:00 pm 11:00 AM

 

Program Policies

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 carry over into the first week of the following session (for classes missed during the last 3 weeks). Absolutely NO REFUNDS will be given for missed classes, unless the class is cancelled on the behalf of the Fredericksburg Field House.

Registration

No spaces in any class are guaranteed without payment. All registrations are on a first-come, first-serve basis. Payment is due in full upon registration!

Shirts

You will receive a free jersey your first session you sign up for Lil’ Sluggers. Jerseys will be handed out at the first class. If you would like to purchase an additional jersey, they are $15.00.

Trial Classes

All first time trial classes are free of charge. Customers may only do trials in classes that have space available.

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to reach out to Youth Development Director.
Cortnee Smith
Email: csmith@fredfieldhouse.com
Phone: (540)361-4717