Tupper Lake T-Ball and Coach Pitch

Welcome to the Tupper Lake Recreation Department's Youth T-Ball and Coach Pitch program, where budding athletes take their first swing at the thrilling world of baseball! Led by passionate volunteers who generously dedicate their time and expertise, our program provides a safe and supportive environment for young players to learn and grow. Designed to foster a love for the game while honing fundamental skills, we aim to instill values of teamwork, sportsmanship, and perseverance. So grab your glove and get ready to step up to the plate in this exciting journey of discovery and camaraderie!

  • T-Ball: Ages 4-6
  • Coach Pitch: Ages 6-8
  • Registration Opens: May 20, 2024

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the T-Ball and Coach Pitch season start?

Both T-Ball and Coach Pitch seasons start the week of July 1st and run until mid-August.

When are practices held for T-Ball and Coach Pitch?

T-Ball practices takes place on Tuesdays and Thursdays, while Coach Pitch practices are scheduled for Monday and Wednesday afternoons. The practice times are determined based on field availability and the scheduling needs of our volunteer coaches.

Are there scheduling conflicts with other programs?

Parents should be aware that T-Ball may run on the same day as youth soccer, although at different times.

What is the T-Ball program about?

The T-Ball program offers an introductory baseball experience for children aged 4 to 6. Kids learn fundamental skills such as catching, hitting, and base running in a fun and supportive environment.

What should we expect Coach Pitch to offer?

The Coach Pitch program offers a step-up from T-Ball for children aged 6 to 8. It focuses on reinforcing basic baseball skills at a faster pace, while also introducing kids to the concept of scrimmages against their peers.

My kid is too old for this program, is there another option for them to play?

If your child is 9 or older, they are encouraged to register for the Youth Baseball or Sofball Program, which is designed for ages 9 and above.

Tupper Lake Recreation Department

Laura LaBarge, Recreation Director 
Christielee Geiger, Youth Activities Coordinator

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