7U (Jr. Rookie Ball) (North London Baseball)

Print7U (Jr. Rookie Ball)

AGE GROUP:           7 years old


FREQUENCY:  Mondays & Fridays, 6:15-7:45pm

DESCRIPTION:  This program further introduces the fundamentals of baseball to the children. Children will begin to develop agility, coordination and balance. Rules will be introduced as kids begin playing in games weekly. Program is broken into segments with segment 1 being true baseball style off of a tee with outs and scores recorded. Moving to segment 2 - coach pitch and further skill development becomes a focus. Finally segment 3 introduces the pitching machine (either electric or foot pedal action) allowing players to become prepared for the next level of baseball 9U (Rookie). The program typically starts mid to end of May and concludes the end of July with a skills celebration and fun night. This development program operates in coordination with Oakridge Minor Baseball.


Fielding: introduction to positions (minimal)

Fundamental Movement Skills: Agility - able to touch 6 cones placed in a star shape, while always looking forward

Throwing: able to throw 6/10 balls to a partner/target 25 feet away

Receiving: able to field 3/5 ground balls to the right and left. not moving and progressing to moving

Hitting: Able to hit 6/10 underhand balls passed the base paths

Base running: able to run 20 feet followed by a feet first slide on grass (no base)


  • Baseball glove.
  • Batting helmets are required.
  • Athletic supports are required.
  • Long pants are recommended
  • Uniforms & hats are provided.