Grand Slam Program


General Information

The Grand Slam program is designed to promote physical development of children through the game of baseball. The program helps develop physical literacy by using a modified game to teach the basic baseball skills to children and ensure success. The program is designed for children of eight and nine and consists of four categories of activity fit into two seasons. Grand Slam incentives, which are baseball stickers depicting famous Canadian baseball players are awarded for successfully completing categories.

Goals

  • Create a healthy environment in which children of various levels of ability find pleasure in learning baseball

  • Initiate or pursue the development of basic baseball skills and strategies for players

  • Teach and develop sportsmanship in a context of healthy competition

  • Develop and promote self-esteem in children

Example Resources

Coaches Manual

Practice Plan

Grand Slam Sticker Booklet

Upcoming Events


Mar. 15, 2017

Midget 'AAA' Team Entry Deadline
Deadline for teams to enter the Midget 'AAA' Norwest League

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Apr. 10, 2017

All 'AA' and Pee Wee/Bantam 'AAA' Team Entry Deadline (May Start)
Deadline to enter any 'AA' or Pee Wee/Bantam 'AAA' teams into the Baseball Alberta League for playing starting ...

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Apr. 14, 2017

'AA' and 'AAA' Roster Deadline (May Start)
Deadline to submit the initial rosters for all teams in 'AA' and 'AAA' starting play in May

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