PROUD TO WORK WITH

HomeBrisbane City Council

We were proud to work with BCC's, Brisbane Lifestyle Connected Communities to finalise our own lease recently. Our lease is is current until 13 June 2020 under council reference 112/445/444/409

Bendigo Bank supports Aussie Baseball

Bendigo Bank - proud sponsor of the ABL

Proud member of

Baseball Queensland

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

Brisbane West Regional Baseball

PREMIERS - Little League Bandits

WEST's Little League BANDITS South team are PREMIERS.

Congratulations to Dave Carr and the players.

 

BQ Summer Camps 2018

BQ Summer Camps 2018 Registrations - REGISTER HERE

Are you home for the school holidays? Looking for a fun baseball related activity for the kids? Baseball Queensland are offering three School Holiday "Summer Camps". Each camp will be a three day event open to Little League (U12), Junior League (U14) and Senior League (U16) players. Camp will be delivered from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm daily. 

Summer Camp West - January 2 to January 4, 2018 at Western District Baseball Club (Atthows Park, Westcombe St. Darra)

Program coaches have been sourced from among the various import players around the GBL Senior Competition and the Brisbane Bandits. For more details of program coaches, please see the profiles on this page. 

EVENT REGISTRATION PORTALS

To register for your chosen event please see the links provided below:

SUMMER CAMP WEST 2-4 January 2018 - REGISTER HERE>>>

So who can play at BQ Summer Camp?

 

Who?: 

If you play Little League, U14 or U16 Baseball these camps are for you! Both Boys and Girls can participate. You needn't be a current player or member to join in these camps either. If you're 9 to 15 years of age and interested in baseball, these camps are for you.  

How Much?: 

$150.00 per participant, per camp. That’s three days of instruction and games at a baseball skills camp for just $150.00 (+ $6.00 payment processing fee)

What to Bring: 

Participants will need to bring all their own baseball equipment – cap, drink bottle, glove, bat, helmet, athletic protector, catcher’s gear (if a catcher). Campers will also need to dress to play a game. i.e. Baseball pants, cap and t-shirt.

Lunches:

For Summer Camp West and Summer Camp South, participants will need to bring their own packed lunch as there won't be any canteen facilities available. 

For Summer Camp North, participants can either bring their ow packed lunch or pre-order lunch from the club canteen. Please note order will not be taken on the day. 

Summer Camp North Menu and order forms are available from this link>>>. 

Please ensure you follow instructions on order form with regards to return address and payment instructions.  

What will you learn at Summer Camp?

  PITCHING

· To field your position

· Pitching Mechanics Drills

· Bullpen Routine

· Throwing Program

· Pitch type grips

· On field Drills

CATCHING

· Receiving

· Blocking

· Throwing

· Footwork

· Leading the defence

FIELDING

· Pre-Pitch Routine

· The Six F’s to fielding a grounder

· Cut-off and Relay Plays

· Backhand/Forehand Plays

· Double plays

· Pop Fly Communication and Priorities

· Run Down Plays

· Catching Fly Balls

· Routes to Fly Balls

· Reverse Pivot (Outfielders)

HITTING

· Swing Practice

· Situational Hitting

· Bunting

· Two Strike Approach

BASE RUNNING

· Home to 1B on Infield Single

· Home to 1B on Outfield Single

· Home to 2B

· Going 1st to 3rd base.

· Primary and Secondary Leads

· Stealing 2B and 3B

Players Advocate

PLAYERS ADVOCATE

if any player has a grievance or just wants to discuss a Club issue without contacting the Club Committee, the Club has appointed a Players Advocate. Clinton Miles, father of one of our Senior League players - Euan Miles - has agreed to tak eon this role.

In the first instance if you wish to communciate with the Club Players Advocate, please do so via the following email address: -

Advocate@WestsBaseball.com.au

MVP JINDALEE HOTEL AWARD WINNER

Many thanks to the Jindalee Hotel for sponsoring our Team Most Valuable Player awards each week.

 

Grant Acknowledgement

The Queensland Government through Sport and Recreation Services Department of National Parks, Sport and Racing - provided  $7,500 to Western Districts Baseball Club to enable Queenslanders to participate in sport and recreation activities by facilitating training committee members in governance and club development 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

 http://www.vinsurancegroup.com/baseball/index.html