The 9U - Grand Slam program is designed to promote physical development of children through the game of baseball. The program helps develop physical literacy by using a modified game to teach the basic baseball skills to children and ensure success. The program is designed for children of eight and nine and consists of four categories of activity fit into two seasons. Grand Slam incentives, which are baseball stickers depicting famous Canadian baseball players are awarded for successfully completing categories.
Create a healthy environment in which children of various levels of ability find pleasure in learning baseball
Initiate or pursue the development of basic baseball skills and strategies for players
Teach and develop sportsmanship in a context of healthy competition
Develop and promote self-esteem in children