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Rookie Program

Updated Monday February 20, 2017 by Kanata Little League.

Ages: For the 2016 season, kids born from September 1, 2007 to December 31, 2009. DOB Sept 1 through Dec 31 2007 have option to play in Minor or Rookie.

Duration: May 1st to 3rd week of June
Days: Either Mon/Wed or Tues/Thurs (for Spring); nights vary Mon-Thurs for Summer
Times: 6:00-8:00pm
Location: Shearer or Katimavik or other Kanata area diamonds
Convenor: 
Amanda Graham rookie@kllba.ca  

Games start at 6pm but players should arrive by 5:30 for some per game warmup and skills.  A pitching machine or is used to pitch to the batters or coach may pitch.  Regular baseball rules are used for the most part with the score recorded, 3 outs per inning recorded and 3 outs per inning. The primary goal is to continue to develop baseball skills and knowledge and of course to have fun while doing it.  All players will have a chance to experience all defencive positions.

Equipment

Players require running shoes or cleats, track pants or baseball pants (no shorts), a baseball glove size 10-11, a batting helmet and a jock or jill.  Baseballs, bats and other appropriate equipment is supplied by the league, including a Team T-Shirt which will be kept by the player.