Baseball season has arrived, but the weather has yet to cooperate. Luckily, the baseball players of Westchester and the Hudson Valley have a hearty amount of indoor training facilities at their fingertips. Here are the biggest batting cages, tunnels, and fields you’ll want to check out this spring.
House of Sports
1 Elm Street, Ardsley, NY 10502
The House of Sports is home to Westchester’s leading baseball training facility. The Ardsley based sports complex boasts two 70′ batting cages, a 110′ hitting/pitching tunnel and an 80 by 40 yard turf field. For older athletes, the House of Sports Baseball Academy offers training that allows for players to further develop their skills year-round. Under the direction of Dale Mueller, House of Sports baseball can accommodate players of all abilities and skill levels with programming for individuals, small groups, and teams.
36 Midland Avenue, Port Chester, NY 10573
ProSwing Port Chester is home to a 25,000 square foot indoor training center for softball and baseball. ProSwing boasts the space, equipment, and professional staff to train athletes of all ages. The facility includes an infield, six hitting/practice tunnels, three pitching mounds, three coin-operated batting cages for baseballs and softballs with speeds of up to 70 mph, a 120 foot long multipurpose field, and a well-equipped weight and cardio room.
102 Fairview Park Drive, Elmsford, NY 10523
The Hardball Training Center includes 16,000 square feet of climate-controlled indoor space. It is equipped with batting cages, pitching tunnels, and utility space that works well for a variety of sports such as baseball and softball. Private instruction for the development of proper pitching, hitting, and defensive mechanics, along with drills and strategy, is available. Baseball and softball players are coached by professional instructors, each of whom has achieved collegiate and/or professional level success.
182 Old Route 9, Fishkill, NY 12524
Extra Innings Wappinger is recognized as the premier baseball and softball training facility in Dutchess County. The staff includes current and former professional players who provide private or group lessons. The facility is a combination of pitching tunnels, The ALLSTAR ACE 5000 Baseball Video Pitching Simulator, a training area, and a strength and conditioning area, perfect for all ages and skill levels.
Clemente’s Baseball & Softball Academy
70 Red Schoolhouse Road, Chestnut Ridge, NY 10977
Clemente’s Baseball & Softball Academy is a fully equipped, 20,000 square foot, two level training facility. “The Stadium” is an indoor 60/90 turf field open for practice year-round. Upstairs, visitors will find six hitting and pitching tunnels and a pitching machine. Former college and MLB players, each specializing in a specific skill set, make up the staff.
198 Troy-Schenectady Road, Latham, NY 12110
AllStars Academy offers a three month pre-season training program dedicated to high school baseball players. The hitting, pitching, and fielding program is highly competitive and strives to put athletes in the best shape possible for the regular season. The Major League infield is 17,500 square feet and equipped with batting tunnels, a ProBatter Pitching Simulator, and a HitTrax with ProBatter. All instructors are former coaches and college players.