T-Ball

Tball

May 2, 2020 - THIS PROGRAM IS CURRENTLY ON HOLD DUE TO THE CURRENT STATE OF EMERGENCY AND PANDEMIC. Check refunds will be issued to those who registered for the 2020 program.



River Vale children who are entering Kindergarten
in Fall of 2020 will be eligible to take part in Spring 2020. 

Want to enrich your child's experience? Become a COACH!
No baseball/softball experience necessary. Please click here for the requirements.

The 2020 Sessions will be held at Roberge School Field from 12 pm - 1 pm on the following Saturdays:  5/1, 5/8, 5/15, 5/29, 6/6 and 6/13.  Cost to participate is $40 per child. 

The goal of this program is to teach basic fundamentals of baseball & softball
- Each session will have a maximum of 50 children. If more than 50 children sign up, a 2nd session will be added.
- 5 stations per field. Children are in groups of 10 and rotated to each station with a minimum of 2 coaches per Station

The stations are:
1. Throwing- teaching children how to throw the ball properly.
2. Fielding Ground balls- Using tennis balls, teach proper techniques for fielding ground balls.
3. Catching- Using tennis balls, teach how to catch a ball, without a glove (2 hands).
4. Hitting- Using the T, teach how to hold a bat, batting stance. Hit balls off the T.  
5. Running- Teach how to run the bases.

The children will spend 10 minutes at each station, plus 2 water breaks.
The first 5 sessions will consist of drills. The final session will be run in a game-like format.

Children will need sneakers, but do not need cleats, bat or a baseball glove to participate.

Please contact Richard O'Donnell at athletics@rivervalenj.org with any questions.