UPDATED on May 15, 2022
The Toronto Playgrounds Baseball Association (TPBA) will be holding Summer Camps in 2022.
For Summer 2022, there will again be two baseball camp options:
- Summer Baseball Camp
- Intensive Skills Baseball Camp
SUMMER BASEBALL CAMP
The Summer Baseball Camp will take place at Christie Pits Park (located on the northwest corner of Bloor Street West and Christie Street) on diamonds 2 and 3.
The one-week sessions of the Summer Baseball Camp will be offered 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. Waiting lists will be established as required.
Here are the eight weeks that are available:
- Week 1: July 4 – 8
- Week 2: July 11 – 15
- Week 3: July 18 – 22
- Week 4: July 25 – 29
- Week 5: August 8 – 12
- Week 6: August 15 – 19
- Week 7: August 22 – 26
- Week 8: August 29 – September 2
- The Summer Baseball Camp will run from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily.
- Extended Care will be available from 8:00 to 9:00 am and from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.
- The Summer Baseball Camp is open to players born from 2015 to 2009.
- $325.00 per week; Extended Care is $5.00 per hour ($50.00 for before and after care for a full week).
- Camp Supervisors hired by TP Baseball will oversee the overall operation of the camp.
- Camp Counsellors/Instructors will be hired by TP Baseball from our players/umps/academy staff.
- 2 players from the Toronto Maple Leaf Baseball Club will work as Lead Instructors.
- While most of each day will involve baseball activities, campers will also play other sports and games (ultimate frisbee, flag football, capture the flag) and go swimming two afternoons each week.
- The pace/structure of the camp will be designed for house league and recreational players.
Please click on the link below to register for the Summer Baseball Camp:
INTENSIVE SKILLS BASEBALL CAMP
- The Intensive Skills Baseball Camp will take place at Dominico Field at Christie Pits Park (a.k.a. diamond 1). This program is intended for players ages 10 to 18 looking for a more intensive baseball experience.
- The program will be offered as four 2-day sessions (Tuesday, Wednesday). Two sessions will be offered in July and two 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 19/20
- Session 2: July 26/27
- Session 3: August 9/10
- Session 4: August 16/17
- 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.
- $200.00/2-day session. Players born in 2009 or younger can register for days at the Summer Baseball Camp for $65.00/day.
- Damon Topolie, Current GM/Manager of the Toronto Maple Leaf Baseball Club and Coach/Instructor with the Mississauga High Performance Tigers will be the Head Instructor of the camp (see Damon’s bio at the bottom of the page).
- 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.
- The pace/structure of the camp will be designed for players looking for a more intensive baseball camp experience.
Damon Topolie Instructor/Player Biography:
- Current GM/Manager of Toronto Maple Leaf Baseball Club of the Intercounty Baseball League
- Has played in the Intercounty Baseball League 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, 2016-2019
- Current Catching Coordinator Mississauga High Performance Tigers
- 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 link below to register for the Intensive Skills Baseball Camp: