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BASEBALL SESSIONS AT ON DECK ACADEMY - WCWAA Optimist Park

Baseball Session 1 : June 21st - June 24th

Baseball Session 2 : July 19th - July 22nd

-Sessions will be held at WCWAA Optimist Park:
5211 Weddington Rd, Weddington, NC, 28104

 

- Summer Camp Info -

CHECK IN/DROP Off Starts at 8:30am

CAMP RUNS FROM 9am-1pm (Monday - Thursday)

 

The camps will be designed for ages 6-12.

 

Cost: $195

 

Every camper will receive a Summer Camp T-Shirt!


Drinks/Snacks: PLEASE pack a water bottle or a sports drink for your player(s). Bring a small snack for your player(s). PLEASE do not pack a full meal. DO NOT bring snacks containing peanuts.

 

All players and staff must wear a mask when in close proximity (ie meetings, instructional talks, close contact with players). Hand sanitizer will be readily available throughout the day and we will take several breaks to sanitize and clean equipment during the camp day. The coaching staff will be enforcing a 6ft proximity rule. Although, we cannot guarantee players will remain 6ft apart at all times, our staff will do their very best to enforce this rule. 

Players will have a chance to win On Deck merchandise (hats, shirts, etc.) and an opportunity to win baseball cards throughout the week. The last day of camp will run as a Camp Olympics day. During the Camp Olympics, players will be split into teams and will compete in different games (Target Tee, Bunting, Throwing Accuracy, Ground Ball Games, and more). We will award a few Camp MVPs on the last day in different age groups. Camp MVPs will win On Deck merchandise.

 

All players must have a signed copy of a waiver form on the first day of camp.  You can also sign and email a copy to in advance. Waiver: CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD                

 

 

Daily Routine:

Every day each camper will have instruction in the areas of groundball fielding, fly-ball fielding, hitting, throwing/pitching, and team fundamentals.  We will also play different games and competitions.  We will not play full baseball games.

 

If you have any additional questions please e-mail

 

 

Cancellation Policy:

If a player withdraws from camp 48 hours before the camp begins, they will receive a full refund minus a $20 administrative fee. If it is within 48 hours of the start time, and the camp still has spots open for registration, they will receive a half-refund minus a $20 administrative fee. If the camp is closed and has no open registration spots, a refund will not be given.

 

***Should state guidelines be altered to the manner of our camps having to shut down, a full refund will be given to each scheduled participant.

 

Registration link:

https://ondeckacademy.ezfacility.com/OnlineRegistration/Register?GroupId=2876870




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                                                           CLINICS AVAILABLE 
 

Private 1:1 Lessons

Under the direction of Coach Mark Mennitt On Deck is proud to be offering private 1-on-1 lessons at WCWAA Optimist Park. All lessons will be 30 min in length. 

 

PLEASE NOTE: by clicking on the link below, you can schedule lessons to take place at the On Deck facility OR at WCWAA Optimist Park in the Area/Cages next to the Babe Ruth Field. If you wish to have the lesson at WCWAA, please look for the slots that indicate they are for the WCWAA location. By clicking the link to register below, you will be able to see the available times, coaches and location to choose from.

Session Rates & Packages
30 Minute Individual Session
$55/Single Training Camp Session

Packages:
4-Pack- $200
8-Pack - $380
12-Pack - $540

Infield Play: Defense wins ball games! Very few indoor baseball training facilities in the country have the space to focus on defense. We have turf areas inside as well as a full sized infield outside.

Pitching: The staffs focus’ first and foremost on the mechanics of pitching. Proper mechanics lead to consistency and help prevent injury. Advanced players have the opportunity to learn not only proper mechanics but the mental approach to pitching.

Hitting: A major league approach to hitting from former and current professional players. Our staff is brings years of professional baseball & softball experience. Fundamentals of hitting for the beginner all the way up to the mental approach to each and every at bat to advanced player is what we teach.

Catchers: Catching is the most important defensive position in baseball and when it comes to training is often neglected.  Our instructors will help you maximize your talent behind the plate by teaching you the best technique in regards to receiving, blocking, footwork, and throwing.


NEW GUIDELINES PLEASE READ: Players must be dropped off for training sessions. No parents are allowed at cages during the session.  The coach will meet all players at the gate by the parking lot of the Babe Ruth Field.  At that time players will walk with the Coach to the cages. At the end of the session the Coach will walk the player back to the parking lot.

We appreciate everyone's patience as we work through these new guidelines.  All players must have a signed Waiver Prior to Starting Any Training Sessions (found on the link to register at On Deck). If you have any questions please feel free to email us at Training@ondeckacademy.com

 

Register Here: https://ondeckacademy.ezfacility.com/Sessions

Directions to complete registration:

If you are only looking for lessons that will be held at WCWAA Optimist Park
You can use the filter option at the top of the calendar... Click button for Filter
Click the "Calendar" to the right of the clock.
Click the box for any instructor that has "Lesson @ WCWAA ex: "Lesson @ WCWAA Optimist Park - Mark Mennitt"
Click Filter and it will show you all the options available at WCWAA Optimist Park.

Need more information? Click here to go to the On Deck website: https://www.ondeckacademy.com/Default.aspx?tabid=990205