First EVER All Inclusive Girls Baseball Camp

ITS OFFICIAL – The Big League Experience will be running an all inclusive Girls camp in the Beautiful sunny Okanagan from July 28 August 2. Since 1960 the boys have had the opportunity to take part in what many considered one of the best developmental Baseball Camps in North America. A residential baseball camp in the Beautiful Sunny South Okanagan (Oliver, B.C.), and the opportunity to work with some of the best coaches the game has to offer. Its now time the girls take over the fields for a week and become part of the BLE tradition.

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2019 Blue Jays Super Camp

The Blue Jays Super Camp is making a stop in the Interior July 16 & 17 in Kamloops.

Camps are taught by both Blue Jays Alumni and Blue Jays Baseball Academy Instructors in an organized, structured, and fun environment that helps develop baseball skill for players aged 9-16. Participants will receive a Blue Jays hat, T-shirt, baseball manual with information to take home to continue to develop their baseball skills, and autographs from the alumni present.

 

Mark your Calendars as we are quickly approaching our Annual Picture Day & Bottle Drive Fundraiser

Annual Picture Day

Mark your Calendars as we are quickly approaching our Annual Picture Day & Bottle Drive FundraiserSaturday May 11th @ Lakeview Park – Photos for All Divisions. Please note all teams from all divisions are required to attend and have their team photos taken.

VBA will be covering the cost for a “Memory Mate” picture for all divisions. Packages will be available for those that wish to purchase them. Coaches will hand out picture order forms closer to the date.

Help us keep registration fees low by saving your empty bottles, cans & juice boxes and donate to Vernon Baseball. Simply bring them with you; we’ll have a designated collection area at the ball field.

Team pictures scheduled throughout the day, there will be baseball games for the Mosquito Division as well as other activities for all!

Concession with be available serving snacks & refreshments.

Thank you in advance for your support of Vernon Baseball.

Coach and Parent Helpers Training

Vernon Baseball is hosting training sessions for coaches and parent helpers. Come out to the field to meet your fellow coaches and get a head start on the season.


Date: 2019-April-6 Time: 9:00am – 11:00am (7U T-Ball and 9U Tadpole)
Location: Lakeview Park
Description: An introduction to coaching for new coaches and parent helpers. Lakeview Park 9:00 am to 11:00am. Will include 7U T-Ball, 9U Tadpole and an general invite to all coaches.

Date: 2019-April-7 Time: 9:00am – 11:00am (11U Mosquito)
Location: Lakeview Park
Description: An introduction to coaching for all coaches and parent helpers. Lakeview Park 9:00 am to 11:00am. This will be more about baseball at the 11U Mosquito level. Our focus will be on running a practice / field maintenance / game protocol and pitching and catching drills and skills.

Umpire Clinics

In preparation for our 2019 baseball season, VBA will be hosting Level 1 & Level 2 Umpire Clinics, open to everyone from age 12 to adult. If you or anyone you know is interested in spending a little time at the ball park while making some extra money; come on out!

Clinic: Level 1 – For new umpires *Clinic consists of 2 sessions (1 classroom and 1 field work)

Level 1: Classroom Session
Date: 2019-April-16 Time: 6:30 PM – Until finished
Location: Salvation Army House of Hope, 3303 32nd Ave. Vernon BC

Level 1: Field Work Session
Date: 2019-April-20 Time: 8:30 AM – Noon
Location: Marshall Fields, 6891 Okanagan Landing Rd. Vernon BC

Visit our UMPIRES page for registration information


Clinic: Level 2 Defence – For returning umpires age 14 and older, who have passed Level 1 Clinic (within 3 years). Clinic consists of 2 sessions (1 classroom and 1 field work)

Level 2: Classroom Session
Date: 2019-April-18 Time: 6:30 PM – Until finished
Location: Salvation Army House of Hope, 3303 32nd Ave. Vernon BC

Level 2: Field Work Session
Date: 2019-April-20 Time: 1:00 PM – Until finished
Location: Marshall Fields, 6891 Okanagan Landing Rd. Vernon BC

Visit our UMPIRES page for registration information

2019 Baseball Academy

Vernon Baseball in coordination with School District 22 is pleased to announce the launch of the Baseball Academy to be held during the 2019 Fall Semester and running weekly through January 2020 for high school students in grades 8-12.

Space is limited to 12-14 players, so anyone interested should contact VBA President Michael Sanfilippo right away at president@vernonbaseball.com for more detailed information.