REGISTRATIONS ARE BEING ACCEPTED FOR OUR SUMMER BASEBALL CAMPS AT CHRISTIE PITS PARK
Toronto Playgrounds Baseball is currently accepting registrations for our 2018 Toronto Playgrounds/Toronto Maple Leafs Baseball Club Summer Baseball Camps.
For Summer 2018 there will be two baseball camp options:
- Summer Baseball Camp
- Intensive Skills Baseball Camp
SUMMER BASEBALL CAMP
The summer baseball camps will take place at Christie Pits Park (located on the northwest corner of Bloor Street West and Christie Street).
The one week sessions will be held during July and August. Registrants are advised that all available spaces in our summer camps will be filled on a first come, first served basis. If a designated week fills up, interested applicants will be put on a sequential waiting list in the event a spot opens up.
Here are the seven weeks that are available:
- WEEK 1 > July 3-6*
- WEEK 2 > July 9-13
- WEEK 3 > July 16-20
- WEEK 4 > July 23-27
- WEEK 5 > July 30-August 3
- WEEK 6 > August 7-10*
- WEEK 7 > August 13-17
- The camps will run from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily.
- Extended Care will be available from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The summer baseball camp is open to participants aged 7 to 14 years.
- $260.00 per week [*$208.00 per week for the four day weeks]
- Extended Care is $10.00 per hour.
- 2 Camp Leads hired by TP Baseball will oversee the administration/programming of camp.
- 2 players from the Toronto Maple Leaf Baseball Club will work as Head Instructors.
- Instructors will be hired by from our players/umps/academy staff as camper numbers warrant.
- While the majority of each day will be involved with baseball skills and drills, campers will also have chances to play other sports and games (ultimate frisbee, flag football, capture the flag).
- Campers will also go swimming in the outdoor pool for of two afternoons each week.
- The pace and structure of the camp will be designed as to be appropriate for players involved in houseleague and recreational baseball.
INTENSIVE SKILLS BASEBALL CAMP
The Intensive Skills Baseball Camp will take place at Dominico Field at Christie Pits Park. This program is intended for players ages 10 to 18 playing baseball at the Rep or Select level.
The program will be offered as two 3-day sessions (Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday). One session will be offered in July and one in August. Registrants are advised that all available spaces in the program will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. If a session fills up, interested applicants will be put on a sequential waiting list in the event a spot opens up.
- Session 1 > July 17, 18, and 19
- Session 2 > August 7, 8, and 9
- The Intensive Skills Baseball Camp will run from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. each day.
- The Intensive Skills Baseball Camp is open to participants aged 10 to 18 years of age.
- $250.00/per 3-day session.
- Damon Topolie, player/manager of the Toronto Maple Leaf Baseball Club and Coach/Instructor with the Ontario Blue Jays will be the Head Instructor of the camp (see bio at bottom of page for Damon Topolie). Players from the Toronto Maple Leaf Baseball Club (as camper numbers warrant) will work as Instructors under Damon’s lead.
- The drills and activities of the Intensive Skills Baseball Camp will focus exclusively on baseball. Other sports and games and swimming will not be part of the schedule. The pace and structure of the camp will be designed as to be appropriate for players involved in Rep or Select baseball.
DAMON TOPOLIE INSTRUCTOR/PLAYER BIOGRAPHY
- Current GM/Manager of Toronto Maple Leaf Baseball Club of the Intercounty Baseball League (IBL).
- Has played in the IBL from 1995-present.
- 8 time all star; 2002 playoff MVP; Named to Intercounty Baseball League top 100 players list.
- Ontario Blue Jays Catching Coordinator 2002-2011, 2016-present.
- Has trained 10 catchers drafted by MLB teams.
- Has trained 30 position players drafted by MLB teams
- Has trained over 200 players placed with USA college baseball teams.
- Played college baseball at Tusculum College 1996-98.
- Team MVP, Regional Player of the Year.
- Student assistant Baseball coach at Tusculum College 1999.
Please click on the following link to proceed to our summer camp online registration page: 2018 TP/TML SUMMER BASEBALL CAMP ONLINE REGISTRATION/FAQ
If you have any questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will respond to your query as expeditiously as possible.