UBC Thunderbirds Baseball Classes, Programs, and Events

These are new baseball programs for Fall 2017.

UBC Baseball Presents: A Night with Gregg Zaun

Sponsored by The Sports Exchange
MC:Sportsnet 650 Afternoon Show Host Scott Rintoul
Friday, November 3rd, 2017
6:00pm
Boston Pizza Stadium District 808 Beatty St.
Tickets: $100 (+GST)

Includes:
– 1 Beverage Ticket
– light food provided
– door prize ticket
– silent auction items

Please join us for a fun filled night of offseason baseball talk with Sportsbet Blue Jays Analyst Gregg Zaun. All proceeds will go towards the UBC Varsity Baseball Team’s Japan trip in August 2018. There will be door prizes and silent auction items available. This is a 19+ event.

Barcode Age(s) Day(s) Times Start End Sessions Location No Class(es) Register By Price
21687 19-99 Friday 6pm - 9pm November 3, 2017 November 3, 2017 1 Boston Pizza Stadium District November 2, 2017 $100.00

UBC Thunderbird Minors and Majors Baseball Development Program

  • Led by UBC Baseball’s head instructors and varsity athletes
  • Sessions split into 8-10 year old (Minors) and 11-12 year old (Majors) age groups
  • 24-week program, Fall program is 14-weeks and Winter program is 10-weeks
  • Participants will acquire a better understanding of the game, their athleticism, and true potential as baseball players
  • Lesson plans that will help improve all aspects of the game, from throwing, in fielding, outfielding, pitching, catching, and hitting
  • incorporating live at-bat and pitching simulations sessions
  • Tailored for both experienced and inexperienced players

Barcode Age(s) Day(s) Times Start End Sessions Location No Class(es) Register By Price
21443 11-12 Saturday 4pm - 5:30pm September 9, 2017 December 9, 2017 14 ITC September 9, 2017 $590.00
21448 11-12 Monday 7pm - 8:30pm September 11, 2017 December 11, 2017 14 ITC September 11, 2017 $590.00
21449 11-12 Thursday 7pm - 8:30pm September 14, 2017 December 14, 2017 14 ITC September 14, 2017 $590.00
Barcode Age(s) Day(s) Times Start End Sessions Location No Class(es) Register By Price
21444 8-10 Sunday 4pm - 5:30pm September 10, 2017 December 10, 2017 14 ITC September 10, 2017 $590.00
21445 8-10 Monday 5:30pm - 7pm September 11, 2017 December 11, 2017 14 ITC September 11, 2017 $590.00
21446 8-10 Tuesday 5:30pm - 7pm September 12, 2017 December 12, 2017 14 ITC September 12, 2017 $590.00
21447 8-10 Thursday 5:30pm - 7pm September 14, 2017 December 14, 2017 14 ITC September 14, 2017 $590.00
21659 8-10 Friday (DUNBAR ONLY) 4:30pm - 6pm September 15, 2017 December 15, 2017 14 ITC September 14, 2017 $590.00

UBC Thunder Velocity and Bat Speed Program

VELOCITY PROGRAM
• Focus on improving explosive movement and increase level of intent when throwing
• Modern approach based on program used by UBC Thunderbirds varsity pitching staff using cutting edge pitching tools and equipment
• 3-week program
• 12 player’s maximum/program
• Total of 13.5 hours of technical training

BAT SPEED PROGRAM
• Same program used by UBC Thunderbirds varsity hitters
• Using weighted bats to improve torque and create a faster more efficient swing
• Focus on improving bat speed and bat path
• Measurable results and testing will be done to track progress
• 3-week program
• 16 player’s maximum/program
• Total of 13.5 hours of technical training

PROGRAM IS OPEN TO BANTAM, JUNIOR, AND SENIOR AGE PARTICIPANTS

Barcode Age(s) Day(s) Times Start End Sessions Location No Class(es) Register By Price
21467 13-18 Sunday, Wednesday, Friday 10am - 11:30am, 5:30pm - 7pm, 6:00pm - 7:30pm October 22, 2017 November 5, 2017 9 ITC October 22, 2017 $540
21468 13-18 Sunday, Wednesday, Friday 11:30am - 1pm, 7pm - 8:30pm, 7:30pm - 9:00pm October 22, 2017 November 5, 2017 9 ITC October 22, 2017 $540
Barcode Age(s) Day(s) Times Start End Sessions Location No Class(es) Register By Price
21465 13-18 Sunday, Wednesday, Friday 10am - 11:30am, 5:30pm - 7pm, 6:00pm - 7:30pm October 22, 2017 November 5, 2017 9 ITC October 22, 2017 $540
21466 13-18 Sunday, Wednesday, Friday 11:30am - 1pm, 7pm - 8:30pm, 7:30pm - 9:00pm October 22, 2017 November 5, 2017 9 ITC October 22, 2017 $540

2017 UBC Baseball Recruit Showcase

The University of British Columbia Baseball Program will be hosting a recruitment showcase this Fall in Vancouver. The event is designed to introduce players to an elite level baseball showcase with Canada’s best university program. The event will allow for the UBC coaching staff to evaluate players for potential recruitment. This will be a great chance for players’ in your area to be evaluated in their pursuit of a post-secondary baseball opportunity.

All of the evaluations will be held indoors this year due to the construction of the baseball field.

ITINERARY

10am – 12pm: arrive at Rose Indoor Baseball Training Centre for campus tour
12pm – 1pm: Lunch (provided)
1pm – 4pm – Showcase Evaluation

  • Run/Stretch
  • 10 yard/40 yard times
  • Vertical jump
  • Throw
  • Inf/OF/Catcher fielding evaluation
  • BP
  • Live at bats/bullpens
  • Q and A

 

Barcode Age(s) Day(s) Times Start End Sessions Location No Class(es) Register By Price
21663 15-18 Sat 10am - 4pm October 14, 2017 October 14, 2017 1 Vancouver October 13, 2017 $75.00
21664 15-18 Sun 10am - 4pm October 15, 2017 October 15, 2017 1 Vancouver October 14, 2017 $75.00

UBC Thunder Winter Baseball Program

• Shift away from training in game environment to focusing on fine tuning mechanical adjustments
• Use of video analysis to teach through visual learning
• Introduction of mental components of baseball through our teaching
• 4-week program
• Total of 12-hours technical baseball instruction

Barcode Age(s) Day(s) Times Start End Sessions Location No Class(es) Register By Price
21462 13-15 Wednesday, Saturday 5:30pm - 7pm, 2:30pm - 4pm November 15, 2017 December 9, 2017 8 ITC November 15, 2017 $210
21461 13-15 Friday, Sunday 6:00pm - 7:30pm, 5:30pm - 7pm November 17, 2017 December 10, 2017 8 ITC November 17, 2017 $210
Barcode Age(s) Day(s) Times Start End Sessions Location No Class(es) Register By Price
21463 16-18 Wednesday, Saturday 7pm - 8:30pm November 15, 2017 December 9, 2017 8 ITC November 15, 2017 $210
21464 16-18 Wednesday, Saturday 8:30pm - 10pm, 7pm - 8:30pm November 15, 2017 December 9, 2017 8 ITC November 15, 2017 $210

UBC Thunder Winter Strength and Conditioning Program

Barcode Age(s) Day(s) Times Start End Sessions Location No Class(es) Register By Price
21651 13-15 Wednesday, Saturday 7:30pm - 8:45pm, 4:15pm - 5:30pm November 15, 2017 December 9, 2017 8 Varsity WR November 14, 2017 $200
21647 13-15 Friday, Sunday 7:45pm - 9:00pm, 4:00pm - 5:15pm November 17, 2017 December 10, 2017 8 Varsity WR November 16, 2017 $200
Barcode Age(s) Day(s) Times Start End Sessions Location No Class(es) Register By Price
21656 16-18 Wednesday, Saturday 8:45pm - 10:00pm, 5:30pm - 6:45pm November 15, 2017 December 9, 2017 8 Varsity WR November 14, 2017 $200.00
21657 16-18 Wednesday, Saturday 7:00pm - 8:15pm, 5:30pm - 6:45pm November 15, 2017 December 9, 2017 8 Varsity WR November 14, 2017 $200.00

Pro-D Day Camps

Pro-D Day baseball camps provide the perfect opportunity for players to keep busy and active on days off school. Led by UBC instructors, players will spend the morning learning new skills through drill work. In the afternoon, they will apply their new knowledge during games and competitions throughout the afternoon. Players will be able to spend the entire day at the ITC, experiencing our facilities and learning about the game of baseball.

Bring a glove, bat, helmet, and lunch.

Barcode Age(s) Day(s) Times Start End Sessions Location No Class(es) Register By Price
21450 8-14 Friday 9am - 3pm September 22, 2017 September 22, 2017 1 ITC September 22, 2017 $95.00
21451 8-14 Friday 9am - 3pm October 20, 2017 October 20, 2017 1 ITC October 20, 2017 $95.00
21452 8-14 Friday 9am - 3pm November 10, 2017 November 10, 2017 1 ITC November 10, 2017 $95.00
21453 8-14 Friday 9am - 3pm December 1, 2017 December 1, 2017 1 ITC December 1, 2017 $95.00

1/2 Day Winter Break Camps

Get out of the cold this Winter Break for a fun filled week of baseball camps lead by our UBC Varsity Assistant Coaches and Lead Instructors. Starting December 27th through the 29th we are offering two separate 3-hour time slots, which will cover a variety of baseball activity including drill work, games, and competitions. The downtime from school will provide kids with the perfect opportunity to start their preparation for the upcoming season while in an entertaining atmosphere.

Barcode Age(s) Day(s) Times Start End Sessions Location No Class(es) Register By Price
21455 8-14 Wednesday - Friday 1pm - 4pm December 27, 2017 December 29, 2017 3 ITC December 18, 2017 $120.00
Barcode Age(s) Day(s) Times Start End Sessions Location No Class(es) Register By Price
21454 8-14 Wednesday - Friday 9am - 12pm December 27, 2017 December 29, 2017 3 ITC December 18, 2017 $120.00

HitTrax Hitting Leagues – EVBL ONLY

EAST VAN BASEBALL LEAGUE ONLY

 

– UBC will have 3 HitTrax systems operating in 3 of the batting cages
– 7 week leagues (once a week for an hour).
– Each team plays a DH each week.
– 6 week schedule with week 7 being playoffs.

Barcode Age(s) Day(s) Times Start End Sessions Location No Class(es) Register By Price
21665 18-50 Monday 8:45pm - 9:45pm September 11, 2017 October 23, 2017 7 UBC ITC September 11, 2017 $100.00