Absolutely NO SEEDS of any kind. No Spitting on the floor
No cleats of ANY kind are to be worn
Nobody under the age of 13 feeding the machines
Anyone under the age of 17 must wear a helmet in the cage
Do not mix pitching machines balls with leather balls in the same bucket
No leather balls in the pitching machines
No hitting or throwing into the walls
Do not remove balls from the facility
Do not hit into the side of the tunnels if the tunnel is occupied
Do not remove L screens from the tunnel. If you choose not to use them please put it to the side.
Usage Guidelines / Info
Every year a new waiver form must be signed for each family member.
Tunnel reservations can be made by calling the facility directly at 309-263-7095 or by contacting Rodney Knuppel at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please confirm that the times are available by checking the online schedule ==> http://mortonyouthbaseball.org
New membership fees must be paid before first use, otherwise a tunnel rental fee will be charged.
Cash or check only – checks made out to MYBA – No credit cards
Walk ins are welcome. However space will be assigned by reservations first then walk in. So to guarantee a tunnel – schedule through one of the means listed above.
You can only schedule at least a day in advance.
Tunnel can be rented for half hour or hour time slots. Maximum time is an hour for members. Nonmembers can pay for 1 hour hitting and 1 hour pitching.
Tunnel and pitching times are for maximum of 4 athletes – if more than 4 the time needs to be reserved under the team rental rates.
If a team is present all players hitting in the T stations must wear a helmet
You can throw, hit and do grounders in the hitting tunnel
You can not pull tunnel netting back unless you have the entire building rented, and you must finish 5 minutes before the hour to allow for nets to be put back. You can continue to use pitching lanes during the last 5 minutes just not hitting tunnel area.
Please pick up the balls and return to the buckets so it ready for the next person.