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Victoria Vics Baseball Tips for Kids First Game Day

Taking your little one to their first major league baseball game is an experience every parent and child team treasures. It makes memories for your kid while also introducing them to America’s greatest game—baseball. The experience exposes kids to the game and baseball players they can look up to. It will also help establish the importance of an active and healthy lifestyle. So, how do you navigate taking a toddler or young kids to their first baseball game? At Victoria Baseball, we have come up with several tips that will make the first outing an astounding success!

Consider showing up for the game in your team’s apparel. You and your child have a chance to display your team spirit through gear. Many parents have told the Victoria Vics Baseball team that seeing everyone dressed in the same colours was such a fun experience for their little ones. Make each game even better by following the tips below.

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BALLPARK

Use the Victoria Vics Baseball Schedule to Plan Your Seats

Kids four years and under will have a hard time sitting still. Consider booking kid-friendly seating at the ballpark. Some stadiums offer outfield and kids’ park tickets so you can carry along a blanket and enjoy the game as your little one engages in various fun activities.

When your kid is ready to sit down for a brief break, you can watch an inning of baseball together. This is a great introduction to the game and a fun start. Learning the baseball schedule early will help you get an aisle seat or first row of a section so there is plenty of extra room for your kid to move around.

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Be Prepared and Give a Play-by-Play

Afternoon games are usually sunny and night games chilly. Carry a bag containing sunscreen, blankets, or jackets depending on the forecast. Remember to bring along a water bottle for hydration, especially for the scorching afternoon games. Add a few backups for your child in the bag such as colouring books, toys, or a couple of games to keep them entertained when they get restless.

Afternoon games are usually sunny and night games chilly. Carry a bag containing sunscreen, blankets, or jackets depending on the forecast. Remember to bring along a water bottle for hydration, especially for the scorching afternoon games. Add a few backups for your child in the bag such as colouring books, toys, or a couple of games to keep them entertained when they get restless.

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TRADITION

Bring Help and Be Patient

If possible, purchase an extra ticket or two for friends, an uncle or aunt, or grandparents. The more hands you have during the game, the better. Plus, make plans to leave early. Unless it is a tie-game or there is a no-hitter, taking off before the game’s end lets you beat the transit rush. While ballpark food is part of the experience, you must maintain good eating habits. Keep roasted peanuts, nachos, hot dogs, and ice cream to a minimum.

If the first time does not go well, be patient and do not be deterred. Try again next season or within a few months when your kids are older. Watch baseball on TV at home to get them excited about seeing the baseball teams live. At Victoria Vics Baseball, most of us grew up to the soundtrack of baseball in summer, and our kids love it. Make it a summer tradition in your family, they will start counting down to your team’s next game!