About Kidball

Mission Statement

KIDBALL was created so young children could have a positive, safe, non-threatening environment in which to learn the fundamentals of sports. The focus in on the instruction. There is enough time for competition later in their athletic “careers”. The parental interaction makes KIDBALL unique and rewarding experience families will remember forever.

Safety of Players

Our number one priority is safety. If children and parents feel safe, they will excel! Also, proper instruction will reduce the risk of injuries. A responsible, interacting parent is always the best defense against injury.

Parent/Athlete Concussion Information

Kidball complies with all provisions of the MSDE Policies and Programs on Concussions for Public Schools and Youth Sports Programs. For more information, download the Parent/Athlete Concussion Information Sheet (PDF)

Safety within each program

Baseball

  • Safety ball
  • Batting helmets
  • Please bring a drink for your child!

Basketball

  • Rims will be lowered to 6 ½ ft. for 4-5 yr. olds
  • Rims will be lowered to 8 ft. for K-1
  • Rims will be lowered to 10 ft. for grades 2-3
  • Please bring a drink for your child!

Football

  • Our football program teaches football through flag football meaning there is no tackling.
  • A mouth guard is provided for your child’s safety as well

Camp

  • Water stations are set up at every field!

Parental Involvement

The success of KIDBALL is based on the philosophy that parental interaction is most important. Kids cannot be dropped off. This is a time to play and watch your child’s skill level and confidence skyrocket! Parents (significant Adults) are needed to participate in the first part of each session. Then parents can continue to interact as much as required to meet their child's needs.

Age Appropriate Progressions

Your child will progress through our program with age appropriate rules while still not pushing them further than then are ready for.

Basketball

The 4 year old and K-1 kids use the following special rules:

  • 5 pts - basket, 3 pts - hit the rim, 1 pt -hit the backboard (Success for all !!!)

Equipment

Baseball

Please bring for your child:

  • A glove.
  • Cleats are highly recommended

Provided by Kidball:

  • Bats
  • Baseballs
  • Batting Helmets
  • Etc.

Basketball

Please bring for your child:

  • Sneakers

Provided by Kidball:

  • Basketballs
  • Basketball Hoops

Football

Please bring for your child:

  • Cleats

Provided by Kidball:

  • Footballs
  • Flags
  • Cones