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Best Batting Cages In The Sacramento Area

Sacramento-area residents can enjoy sports and other activities year round, and baseball is one local favorite. Kids love their T-ball and Little League games, while adults enjoy playing softball and everyone in the family cheers on the Sacramento River Cats. Ball players, professional, casual and local leaguers alike, need a place to hone their batting skills, and these places will help them hit it out of the park every time.
Folsom Sports Complex
66 Clarksville Road
Folsom, CA 95630
(916) 984-2850

This City of Folsom complex offers some of the best indoor batting cages in the area, along with whole-cage, mound and tunnel rentals and expert pitching and batting lessons. There are four state-of-the-art cages to help you get into the swing of things; baseball players can practice with pitches that come at 35, 50, 65 or 80 miles per hour. Two of the cages offer practice for slow pitch softball players, while the other two have softball pitches zipping to the plate at either 40 or 50 mph. Individual users can buy cage tokens for a nominal fee, with each token good for one round of 20 pitches. For a better deal, get a pre-paid batting cage card, where you will save money and get 240 balls. As with other facilities, user safety is paramount, so be prepared to wear a batting helmet when inside the cages.

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Extra Innings
4283 Duluth Ave.
Rocklin, CA 95765
(916) 253-3593

Get off the bench and onto the field with this facility focused on softball and baseball training. Pitching machines in fully outfitted tunnels offer batting practice at multiple speeds, and you won't cry foul with the simulated pitchers available via Pro Batter screens. Anyone can rent cage in half-hour increments, but players that are more serious can get free access by becoming members of Extra Innings. Team or family celebrations can be held at the facility, with different options including pizza, beverages, invitations, wiffleball, personal attendants and extended times in batting cage tunnels.

Maidu Regional Park
1550 Maidu Drive
Roseville, CA 95661
(916) 774-5950

Mahany Park
1545 Pleasant Grove Blvd.
Roseville, CA 95747
(916) 774-5990

The City of Roseville plays a double header with these two large and well-appointed parks. Visitors have access to biking and hiking trails, museums, a community center, libraries, a memorial rose garden, dog parks, playground and picnic areas, a gym and spots for skating, swimming, football, basketball, tennis, softball and soccer. Mahany Park gets guests into the swing of things with an eight-station cage that offer baseball and slow pitch softballs at a variety of speeds. New pitching machines have been added recently and the City always works to keep facilities up to date. Maidu, known for having lighted soccer and softball fields, has batting practice options at four stations. Local residents truly have a home field advantage with these two parks.

5070 Hillsdale Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95842
(916) 331-5757

Scandia has been around for a long time, and is well known as a family spot for miniature golf, go-cart track racing, bumper boats, arcade games, a water slide, skee ball and carnival-style rides. There are also batting cages for baseball or softball, but be aware that Scandia is more appropriate for casual, fun batting rather than anything like actual hardcore practice. There are nine cages on the premises, with pitches crossing the plate at speeds from 40 to 70 mph. During the week, the batting cages are available for use in 15-minute increments during the days and evenings. On weekends, guests can purchase sets of tokens that offer 25 pitches. Consider bringing your own equipment if you really want to practice; Scandia bats may only come in small sizes and the helmets have been worn by many people.

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Valerie Heimerich is a freelance writer out of Sacramento. She typically covers animals and community issues. She has volunteered and worked for many organizations helping animals and people.
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