The Just Play Ball program is a Grasroots initiative developed and run by The Dugout Club since 2015 in Richmond, BC. All genders are encouraged to participate in its various programs offered throughout the year. Whether you currently play baseball or not, whether you belong to this association or that, come on out and “JUST PLAY BALL”. It’s exciting and a whole field of FUN if we all make it that way!

With that, Baseball BC and The Dugout Club are thrilled to announce the return of the program to help both participants that are new to the game - who want to find out what they’ve been missing - as well as those more experienced who want to further their learning to THROW, PITCH AND HIT beyond what has been available during the Spring Seasons of baseball. (Sessions will run now through September including a celebration to wrap it up) …

Parent helpers and youth baseball coaches are encouraged to participate. Help not only your child’s growth and development of the game for now & years to come but also facilitate many others you will engage and mentor. ALL Coaches are strongly encouraged to work through the NCCP pathway towards being a Trained Coach and ultimately Certified. To learn more about Baseball BC’s Parent Leader/Helper initiatives, click here, NCCP click here.

Instruction for initial sessions will be provided by long time baseball coach, Grant Rimer, while others like Matt Clay will be brought in as well depending on number of participants. Click here for Coach Bio's

When: May 28 through Sept.

Who: Anyone 8-13 years 

Where: Brighouse Park Field, Richmond B.C.

For more information on The Dugout Club, learning more about regular league play options beyond these programs themselves or if there are any problems or issues with registration or any general questions about the Just Play Ball program please contact Serj Sangara at 604-250-3432 or


Click Links below for Registration & More info

5 Pack Registration (Discounted Price) 

May 28th - Single one-session Registration

June 4th - Single one-session Registration

June 11th - Single one-session Registration

June 18th - Single one-session Registration

June 25th - Single one-session Registration

July - 4 Pack Registration (Discounted Price)

July 9th - Single one-session Registration

July 16th - Single one-session Registration

July 23rd - Single one-session Registration

July 30th - Single one-session Registration

August / Sept. 7 Pack Registration (Discounted Price) - Coming Soon

August 13th - Single one-session Registration - Coming Soon

August 20th - Single one-session Registration - Coming Soon

August 27th - Single one-session Registration - Coming Soon

Sept. 10th - Single one-session Registration - Coming Soon

Sept. 17th - Single one-session Registration - Coming Soon

Sept. 24th - Single one-session Registration - Coming Soon

October. 1st - Single one-session Registration - Coming Soon

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