Brookes Blooms

Our wonderful and longtime sponsor Brooke’s Blooms has come back this year to sponsor us again.

If you have some work needed to be done on your garden, please contact Brookes Blooms for a quote and advice.

https://brookesblooms.com.au/

Incorporated Body with Qld Government

Western Districts Baseball Club is a incorporated body through the Office Of Fair Trading, Queensland Government. Incorporation Number is IA05333 effective 25 Aug 2014 under document number 3494331. http://www.qld.gov.au/law/fair-trading/

Proud member of

Lord Mayor's COVID-19 Direct Assistance Program

The Club would like to acknowledge the Lord Mayor's COVID-19 Direct Assistance Program in providing the Club a Grant of $10,000 to pay for Water and field maintenance works at Atthows Park, Darra

PROUD TO WORK WITH BCC

We are proud to work with Brisbane City Council's Brisbane Lifestyle Connected Communities to finalise our lease recently. Our lease is current until 13 June 2024 under council reference 112/445/444/409-002

We are also pleased to acknowledge Brisbane City Council's Building Stronger Communities Grant provided to the Club to build a new Amenities block in 2020.

COVID SAFE Active Clubs Kickstart program

The Club would like to acknowledge the State Government's COVID SAFE Active Clubs Kickstart which provides funding of $2,000 for operating expenses, equipment or training to assist organisations to re-establish their operations post COVID-19 and enable them to provide physical activity opportunities throughout Queensland.

The Club has used this Grant funding to pay for water costs for irrigating our fields.

Proud Member of

Bendigo Bank supports Aussie Baseball

Bendigo Bank - proud sponsor of the ABL

Wests to enter teams in GBL Div 1 & 2

EXCITING NEWS – DIV 1 BASEBALL AT WESTS

It’s official – Western Districts Baseball Club will be entering teams into the GBL summer baseball Division 1 and 2 this season.

TEAM COACHES

TEAM

COACH

 

 

Division 1

Andrew Kelly

Division 2

Ken McGuire

Division 3

Warren Stone

Division 5

Ben Broad

Division 6

Stephen Druery

Masters Blue

Ken McGuire

Masters Red

Rod Gaunt

Women’s Blue

Gina Fuller/John Pickford

Women’s Red

Ben Broad/Tay O’Keefe

Big League (U18)

Luis Zamora

Senior League Div 1

Shane Gossner

Senior League Div 2

Matt Price/Matt Benson

Junior League Div 1

Scott Russell/John Pickford

Junior League Div 2 Red

Bradley Brown/Mark Coogan

Junior League Div 2 Blue girls

Isabella Pickford/Hazel Napier

Little League Div 2 Blue

Iain Allison

Little League Div 2 Red

Rod Gaunt

Rookieball Red

Gerrit Bregonje/Liam Smith

Rookieball Blue

Tay O’Keefe

Rookieball White

tba

Teeball

Rory Rohweder/Rod Gaunt

 

 

Contact – Andrew Kelly – 0411 822 729

Be a POSITIVE COACH

70% of kids drop out of youth sports because it is no longer fun - be a POSITIVE COACH

WELCOME TO THE BULLDOGS

HELLO - WELCOME TO THE WESTERN DISTRICTS BASEBALL CLUB - HOME OF THE BULLDOGS

You might be reading our website page for the first time or for the 100th time.

In any event, the Club Committee would like to welcome you all to the Club. We are ONE CLUB with lots of different member groups; male and female; young and old; players and supporters, life members and guests; sponsors and backers; Mums and Dads - BUT WE ARE ONE CLUB.

The Club is a very inclusive Club providing pathways for players starting at Teeball (Under 8 years of age) and progressing all the way from Junior teams to Seniors and Masters baseball playing with a mens team, a mixed gender team or a women's team.

Please scroll through the pages on this website - there is lots of information reagrding our Club and the various baseball competitions available.

Coaches Accreditation

Coach Accreditation

In terms of Accreditation requirements to coach in Queensland, coaches are required to hold:

Community Coach General Principles

USA Baseball Coach Certification A

USA Baseball Coach Certification B

All of these self-paced, online training courses are available for free. Coaches will need to retain their certificate of completion and present these certificates to their Club, Region or State to verify their accreditation status. These certificates can also be added as qualifications in a coaches’ mem

Women's and Girls baseball

Western Districts baseball is a proud supporter of Women's seniors and junior girls playing baseball and the Club has teams for both groups playing in the GBL Summer baseball Competition.

  • The Senior Women's team plays on Saturday afternoons with game times 3.00pm - 5.00pm.
  • Junior girls play games on Saturday morning with their age group.

John Pickford is our Womens Coordinator and please contact John as follows

Women’s Co-ordinator for Western Districts Baseball Club

59 Westcombe Street, Darra QLD 4075

Email: - Women@WestsBaseball.com.au   

Instagram westswomensbaseball

Website WestsBaseball.com.au

Registrations now OPEN

Registrations for the 2021/2022 now open.

Baseball Queensland is using the following Player Registration system for the 2021/2022 season

Sports Club HQ email signature

Registrations open - from Monday, 2nd August 2021

To register with Western Districts Baseball Club please click on this link www.wests.link/signup and follow the prompts to register your player.

If you have previously played at another Club and wish to join Wests, you will need to apply for a transfer from your previous club.

Grant Acknowledgement Batting Cage

The Queensland Government acting through the Department of Housing and Public Works (Sport and Recreation) - has provided  $177,371 to Western Districts Baseball Club to construct new batting nets to support baseball at Athows Park, Darra

 

Grant Acknowledgement Amenities Block

We are also pleased to acknowledge Brisbane City Council's Building Stronger Communities Grant of $100,000 provided to the Club to Install new amenities block to support baseball at Atthows Park, Darra.

 

Active Restart Infrastructure Recovery Fund

The Club would like to acknowledge the provision of Grant funding from the State Government for the following - Western Districts Baseball Club Incorporated has been approved $4933 under the Active Restart Infrastructure Recovery Fund to replace lights and purchase playing equipment to support baseball at Darra.

Proud to be part of

Baseball Australia

Insurance Arrangements

Western Districts Baseball Club Inc through its association with Baseball Australia and Baseball Queensland have Insurance arrangements through V-Insurance Group via their Industrial Special Risk Policy for Baseball Australia. Policy number SUA/002395

Read the Policy here