Saturday, November 23, 2013
Let's Play Ball!!!!!
For those interested in the Bronxchester Challenger League for children on the spectrum registration forms are available and will be accepted beginning on Dec. 1st, 2013. Please contact me via email at Bronxchesterchallengerleague@gmail.com. You're child does not need to know how to play baseball. This is a venue for your child to learn the basics and be surrounded by those that love and support them unconditionally. Everyone can play regardless of their abilities. Each child will have a chance to throw, catch, hit the ball and run all the way to home!!!!!
The Bronxchester Little league is allowing me to pilot this program. As of right now there will be two sessions available, on Saturdays at 11-11:45 am and 12-12:44 am. Once I receive registration forms I can then determine age groups and offer more time slots. My goal is to offer this program to children of all ages, and hopefully one day soon people on the spectrum of all ages free of charge. I hope to be able to offer a team shirt and hat. Provide all supplies. I just ask that parents provide their child with a glove. In order to do this, I will need to find sponsors and raise the money to cover program costs. In addition to baseball I would like to offer other activities and functions, such as holiday events. If you or you know of anyone who is willing to donate, please do not hesitate to have them contact me for more information on how to become a sponsor. Feel free to share and spread the word!!!!
Most importantly, I am looking for volunteers to become buddies/mentors to the children, and Parent involvement is mandatory. I want to create a space for parents to feel comfortable and enjoy along with their children. Parents do not have to know anything about the sport, but they do have to want to encourage their child.
If a parent is interested in helping map out and improve this program, I am eager and willing to listen! Reach out to me ASAP.
I am extremely excited to be given this opportunity and cannot wait to be out in the field and say let's play ball!!!!