Much like the New Deal, free refills, and ownership of the moon, baseball helped make America the great nation it is today. Salute our national pastime with this Groupon.
$149 for a Four-Day Summer Youth Baseball Clinic ($299 Value)
The four-day camp runs from June 17–20 at Leon Tuttle Sports Complex. From 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. each day, kids aged 8–14 train under instructors from D-Bat Lakeside, a softball and baseball clinic led by a former collegiate and professional baseball player. Campers will receive a T-shirt and shorts, as well as a complimentary lunch every day.
Legends Batting Cages
At Legends Batting Cages, a full roster of outdoor pitching machines fires practice balls at various speeds to help Little Leaguers and advanced batters hone their skills. The machines' weapons of choice are hollow-core MacGregor balls, which fly further than regular baseballs and help prevent broken bats and embarrassing off-key clinks. Pitch speeds range from 30 to 55 miles per hour for ages 5–9 and from to 40 to 90 miles per hour for ages 10 and older, topping out at 90 miles per hour in a cage suited for professional-level players. The facility also hosts an auxiliary batting cage, which up to 12 players may rent to test their stadium-light-shattering abilities.