Lil Sluggers is a child development program created to introduce children ages 2-6 to the game of baseball. Lil Sluggers classes develop important baseball skills such as throwing, catching, hitting, and base running. Developmentally appropriate equipment and games are used to teach your child the game of baseball in a fun, exciting, and positive environment.
  • Lil Sluggers has small class sizes, maximum 6 students per class.
  • Classes held indoors and outdoors.
  • Each Lil Sluggers class lasts 45-50 minutes.
  • No equipment is necessary.
  • Ask about our no-obligation trial class.
  • Make-up classes are available.
  • We do private group classes.


2 Year Olds
(parent/caregiver participation)

The Mascots curriculum is designed to have the children begin their baseball experience in a fun environment that also introduces simple basics of the game.
  • Simple base running and base recognition.
  • Hitting, holding the bat properly, focusing on making contact with the ball off of a tee.
  • Throwing in an overhand motion.
  • Fielding, with emphasis on using two hands and not falling down.
  • Fitness and agility.
  • Improved hand/eye coordination.
  • An introduction to social skills such as following simple instructions and taking turns.
2 Year Olds
(parent/caregiver participation as needed)

Mascots II is the progression class for Mascots, and expands on the skills and objectives of the Mascots class. At least one session of Mascots is a prerequisite for this class.


3 Year Olds
(parent/caregiver participation as needed)

The Minors curriculum is designed to have the children continue their baseball experience in a fun environment that also reinforces the fundamentals of the game.
  • Simple base running and base recognition
  • Hitting, focusing on proper stance and level swing to make contact with the ball off the tee. Introduction to hitting from a pitch.
  • Throwing...point, step and throw with proper motion and aim.
  • Fielding, with emphasis on using two hands, staying in front of the ball and not falling down.
  • Fitness and agility.
  • Improved hand/eye coordination.
  • Understanding straightforward game situations, such as throwing a player out.
  • Advancement of social skills such as following instructions, taking turns, and teamwork.

3 Year Olds
Minors II is the progression class for Minors, and expands on the skills and objectives of the Minors class. At least one session of Minors is a prerequisite for this class
4 Year Olds
The Majors curriculum expans on the skills learned in the 3 year old program, with slightly more technical instruction and game situations.
  • Proper base running and sliding techniques.
  • Hitting, focusing on proper stance, level swing and follow through off the tee. Begin hitting form a pitch by the coach.
  • Throwing...point, step and throw with proper motion for distance and accuracy.
  • Fielding, with emphasis on using two hands, staying in front of the ball.
  • Fitness and agility.
  • Catching pop flies with two hands.
  • Learning various offensive and defensive game situations.

4 Year Olds
Majors II is the progression class for Majors, and expands on the skills and objectives of the Majors class. Classes introduce more complex concepts such as hitting a pitched ball, game situations and making plays with time pressure. At least one session of Minors II or Majors is a prerequisite for this class.


5 Year Olds
The Hall of Famers curriculum is designed to have the children continue improving their fundamentals skills while preparing them for the next level of participation, organized tee-ball.
  • Base recognition and proper base running techniques.
  • Five steps of hitting with focus on proper form including full swing and hip rotation.
  • Correct throwing mechanics emphasizing accuracy and distance.
  • Proper fielding techniques, keeping their body in front of the ball.
  • Using the baseball glove for fielding of line drives and pop fly catches.
  • Teamwork.
  • Game situations.
  • Fitness and agility.

5 Year Olds

Hall of Famers II is the progression class for Hall of Famers, and expands on the skills and objectives of Hall of Famer class. This class continues to reinforce solid fundamentals in preparation for league play. More challenging activities and complex game situations are introduced. At least one session of Majors II or Hall of Famers is a prerequisite for this class.