Lil Sluggers Tee Ball baseball is for player ages 4-6 and serves as an introduction to the games of baseball and softball in a fun and active environment. Northampton Parks & Recreation Department recognizes that T-ball is often a family’s first experience with baseball.
For: Ages 4,5 and 6 (must be 4 as of August 31,2020) Dates: Saturdays, April 25-June 13, 7 sessions, make up June 20 if needed. No program May 23 Time:9-10:15 a.m. or 10:30-11:45 a.m. (may vary each week) Location: TBA Fee: $50 before March 30, $55 after. (non-residents add $10)
Parents will receive a call from a coach by April 23 for team and time information. (the coaches meeting is Tuesday night, April 21)
Players will learn fundamental skills of baseball/softball such as batting, catching, throwing and fielding for gains in both experience and confidence. Players are coached by volunteer parents who are trained by Northampton Parks & Recreation.
Players can expect to hit from a Tee throughout the season, but as the season progresses, coaches are given the option to introduce coach pitch to players who are ready to hit in this fashion.
The emphasis is on children receiving skill development thru a positive instruction, equal participation and the value of teamwork and most importantly having fun.
All players/teams participate each Saturday morning for a seven week season beginning the last Saturday of April at Look Park.