General Info - Grassroots

Baseball BC’s Grassroots Programming strives to provide inclusive, diverse, and equal opportunity in a fun, safe environment for children to learn fundamentals of baseball.  We build physical literacy using Long-Term Athlete Development (LTAD) ideals starting with the Active Start Stage for kids.


Parent Leader Coaching Program

With the help of specialists, we have developed a manual for parents who are offering to coach and be Parent Leaders at grassroots divisions.  This manual will explain baseball positioning, proper mechanics of drills & skills, and full practice plans to assist in becoming a successful Parent Leader/Coach.  Parent Leaders/Coaches need to only follow the program manual and practice plans to be winnersClick here for more info.

Rally Cap Initiation Program

This has been designed by Baseball Canada & Provincial Baseball Organizations (Baseball BC) to ensure that a child's entry into the game of baseball is appropriate and enjoyable. Stressing the proper FUNdamentals, it describes a program of activities for children 8 and under. Click here for more info.

Grand Slam Program

This has been designed by Baseball Canada & Provincial Baseball Organizations (Baseball BC) in the continual pursuit of physical literacy & is designed to promote continued physical development by being a logical follow-up for players who have been initiated through the Rally Cap program.  Click here for more info.

My 1st Pitch Program

This is the official introduction to Baseball Canada’s & Provincial Baseball Organizations (Baseball BC) pitching program.  This program has been designed specifically for all young baseball players age 10-11 and aims to increase interest in baseball at the Learn to Train stage of development.  Click here for more info.

Winterball Program

The goal of this program is to introduce baseball to students & schools in a recreational non-competitive environment where youngsters have fun and attain success by performing skills. Once a student realizes that, he/she is able to perform the fundamentals of baseball, we believe that there will be interest in playing the game within a local organized baseball association. Click here for more info.

Girls Program

This program is designed by Baseball BC to attract all females 8 years & older. It provides female athletes a combination of development and competition in a fun all-female environment.  Before provincial select teams begin at 14U, young females are offered an Active Start & FUNdamentals through many events such as festival, camps, etc. throughout the province. Click here for more info.

Challenger Baseball Program

This is a division of Baseball BC that provides an opportunity for children with cognitive or physical disabilities to enjoy the full benefits of participation in baseball at a level structured to their abilities.  Click here for more info.

Summer Camps

Whether you are a new player with no experience, or have been playing for years, our summer camps provide an opportunity for players between the age of 6-12 to develop their skills into the players they want to become. Click here for more info

Spring Break Camp

A fun and development opportunity for girls and boys between the age of 6-12 that are looking to try out the game of baseball or learn some new skills from experienced instructors. Click here for more info

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Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD)

What is LTAD?

Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD) is a systemic approach being developed and adopted by Baseball Canada to maximize a participant's potential and involvement in our sport. The LTAD framework aims to define optimal training, competition and recovery throughout an athlete's career to enable him / her to reach his / her full potential in baseball and as an athlete. 


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