The 2019 Roadrunner Winter Junior Baseball Program

Ideal for boys and girls aged 7-17 in Banyule, Nillumbik, Whittlesea and Manningham councils in Victoria!
 

Click here to register. 

The Roadrunner Junior baseball program offers the opportunity for boys and girls and their families to be part of the Research Lower Plenty Baseball Club, which has been around for 64 years.

 

Our Coaches

  • Qualified adult baseball coaches who are current and experienced baseball players and/or coaches.
  • Place the emphasis on team, skill and individual development. They are there to build the confidence and life skills of your children using baseball as its framework.
  • Are mandated to have Working with Children Accreditation. No exceptions.
     

Training

  • Will take place on either Wednesdays between 5.30pm-7:00pm.
  • Our first training will take place Wednesday March 13th, 2019.
  • Is held at our home baseball field -  Glenauburn Park, Lower Plenty on Cavanagh Road, Lower Plenty  -
    click here for google map. 

 

Games

  • Our first game of the season will be Saturday, April 13th 2019.
  • Played on Saturday mornings. Start times are the same each week and vary depending on the age group. Junior baseball games typically take 1.5-2 hours and usually end by 10.30am.
  • Vary in location:
    • U11’s –  Elder Street Reserve, 4 Manfred Street, Watsonia (Greensborough Baseball Club)
    • U13’s –  Banyule Flats, 38 Somerset Drive, Viewbank (See map below).
    • U15’s – Home and Away series against other clubs in the Northern Suburbs.
    • U17’s – Home and Away series against other clubs in the North East

 

Who can play?

  • Any family, boys or girls who are looking to be part of a great sport and a great family club.
  • It does not matter where you live – you can join our club.     We typically have players from many suburbs, including Montmorency, Lower Plenty, Research, Eltham, Briar Hill, Greensborough, Rosanna, Macleod, Viewbank, Hursbridge, Epping, South Morang, Doncaster and Mill Park. Our coach for the Under 15’s even comes out from Bonbeach!!

 

Registration Fees

Registration fees include three portions – club fees, Baseball Australia and Baseball Victoria Fees.

  • Club fees cover the provision of equipment, players insurance, clubroom facilities leased through Banyule City Council, and incidentals such as participation trophies for younger players.
  • Fees for 2019 Juniors are as follows:
    • Club Fees
      • $180 Juniors Playing Seniors (if you are 14 or older, you can play both juniors and seniors)
      • $130 Juniors
    • BA and BV fees are approximately:
      • ?~$88.22 For Juniors who play Juniors and Seniors during the winter
      • ~$78.00 for juniors playing winter season in U13/U15/U17 leagues
      • ~$40.00 for juniors who played summer and winter season this year
      • ~$50.00 for juniors who are U11 for the winter season
    • When you log into the registration system, the BA and BV fees will automatically be applied and you will have to choose which club fees apply to you. 
  • To register, click here.

We always have been and will continue to be a not for profit club and all funds generated through grant applications, fund raising, sponsorships are reinvested back into the the club for the benefit of our members.

 

Would you like to be added to our database to find out more about our Summer Tball Smash Program?

 

For more information

The 2019 fixture is not yet available, but will link through to the Melbourne Winter Website when the fixture is released