Rally Cap Program

General Information

The Rally Cap Program is an initiative to enhance players and coaches first experience with the game. The program helps teach players the five FUNdamentals of baseball in a fun and safe environment. Players have the opportunity to perform different tasks in order to earn a colored Baseball Canada Rally Cap. Cap colors correspond with various levels of achievement. The program is designed for young baseball players (ages 4-7).

Goals

  • Create a fun environment in which children and adults are actively engaged together in the game of baseball.
  • Develop fundamental motor skills, teach baseball skills, and basic rules to our players.
  • Experience success with an emphasis on good sportsmanship.
  • Promote increased self-esteem among Rally Cap aged children and adults.
  • Recruiting new coaches and volunteers.

Example Resources

Rally Cap Instructor Manual - White Cap

Rally Cap Report Card - Individual

Rally Cap Practice Plan - White & Grey Caps

 

****On-field volunteering****

In order to run the Rally Cap program properly and give the players the best opportunity for fun and development, we require two adult volunteers on field each night to assist the coach.  A schedule will be assigned to each team and if you are unable to be on field on your assigned night, you will need to make arrangements with another parent from your team to take your place.

General Information

  • Rally Cap players are born in 2016-2018 (must be turning 5 years old this year)
  • Cost per player is $160.00
  • Season typically runs from the May 1st Thru June 30th

Days of Play

  • Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday nights (parents can select days of play)
  • Start at 6pm, goes until 7:15pm
  • Your child’s team will be at a diamond in either Spruce Grove or Stony Plain each night

Required Equipment

  • Helmet (PMBA has put in place a policy that requires each player to have his/her own ball helmet.  PMBA has put this helmet policy in place for reasons such as personal safety, hygiene etc.
  • Baseball glove
  • Athletic support cup (Jack/Jill)
  • Water Bottle

Rally Cap Meet the Team Day

All players are invited to the green space at Henry Singer Ball Diamonds at 138 South Ave to meet their coach and team and pick up their uniform.

  • Your child will meet their coach and team mates
  • They will receive their t-shirt and baseball cap for the season

Evaluation Days

Information regarding evaluations will be updated closer to depending on AHS guidelines.

There will be another evaluation in the middle of June to see where the players are at in the Rally Cap program.  These evaluations will be done on your regular ball night at one of the Rally Cap fields.  More information will follow as the day draws closer.

If you have any questions, please contact at parklandminorball@gmail.com

Additional Information

Rally Cap Program General Information

Cap Colour Breakdown