One, Three, or Five 60-Minute Batting Cage Rentals at East Coast Sports Academy (Up to 60% Off)

Oceanside

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In a Nutshell

Clients perfect their swing and fine-tune fundamentals with hour-long sessions in the batting cage

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires 90 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Must be 6 or older. Must sign waiver. Reservation required, same day reservations accepted. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Batting cage must have additional person feed baseballs into machine for the batter. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Choose from Three Options

  • $25 for one 60-minute batting cage rental ($50 value)
  • $65 for three 60-minute batting cage rentals ($150 value)
  • $99 for five 60-minute batting cage rentals ($250 value)

Pitching Machines: Hurlers That Never Fatigue

Batting cages feature automatic pitching machines, which emulate real pitches by throwing balls at various speeds. Check out Groupon’s guide to learn how they work.

There are many variations of pitching machines, but the most popular mechanism is the one that incorporates one, two, or three rubber wheels. As the ball feeds into the machine, the wheels grip the ball at different speeds, simulating the way a pitcher’s fingers affect the ball’s spin to make it curve or slide. A hydraulic barrel propels the ball forward with reliable accuracy, allowing the batter to practice countless reps of different pitches and speeds. Different settings can even allow for some defensive drills such as ground balls, pop-ups, and line drives. Among these benefits, pitching machines also eliminate fatigue for pitchers or coaches in practice and allow hitters to practice alone in a batting cage.

Today’s pitching machines are safe, efficient, and versatile, but the first such device was more like a medieval cannon. In 1897, an eccentric mathematics professor named Charles Hinton loaded up an odd-looking device with ample amounts of gunpowder, armed himself with a few baseballs, and fired away at Princeton University’s baseball players. The machine wasn’t very accurate—several players were injured—but the design wasn’t completely flawed, as it was still able to “throw” balls at various speeds and even manage a curveball with the help of two steel fingers placed on the muzzle.

Customer Reviews

Friendly staff, great service! Had a great time!
Joseph S. · December 13, 2014
great family time kids had so much fun remember to bring lots of cold water
Paola P. · July 27, 2016
Bring water very hot. Kids had a blast!! Was fun to watch
Rosanne K. · July 17, 2016
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    Oceanside

    3505 Hampton Rd

    Oceanside, NY 11572

    +15167084058

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