News and Announcements
The WKMBA is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the Fall 2021 baseball season!
We are accepting registrations for the 11U, 13U, 15U & 18U Divisions. The program will run from Early September to late October at various diamonds throughout West Kelowna and will run approximately 3 nights per week.
Space is limited, registration is now open, register today at our handy registration page:
WKMBA Registration Page
Registration is $125 for each division and please remember to register based on your child’s birth year.
To view our updated COVID-19 policies, please visit our website league documents page.
If you have any questions, feel free to contact your division director.
Congratulations to the 13UA All-Star team for going undefeated in their regular season.
Unfortunately the smoke was too thick in Salmon Arm to play their final weekend tournament. Head coach Rich Swift would like to thank all of the parents and players for such a fun summer season, the players played their hearts out every game and worked so hard in practices. It was a pleasure to be able to coach such a great group of kids.
- Matt, #4 Jacob, #5 Emily, #6 Landon, #8 Mikha, #9 Ben, #11 Eli, #17 Jaxon, #22 Lynden, #27 Nolan, #29 Ryan, #99 Aaron.
West Kelowna Minor Baseball is excited to play host to a Baseball BC summer camp. Running Monday, August 9 to Thursday, August 12, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. each day.
Baseball BC’s Summer Camps provide a fun and safe atmosphere to learn and play the game of baseball. Qualified coaches will instruction the fundamentals and basic skills of baseball all while being friends & mentors, teaching important life skills and leaving the everyone glowing with confidence.
All our instructors are current or former players &/or coaches that have experience at the youth, collegiate and national level(s). They are dedicated to passing on their knowledge and skills to every player. There is a focus on development through small group work and individual skills, including practice and game situations that rely on the use of teamwork as well as one-on-one instruction. With each skill taught, there will be a fun game applied to that skill, so baseball becomes easier to play.
Each camp will focus on all areas of the game including hitting, pitching, fielding, and base running. An emphasis will be put on the specific mechanics that each skill required so every player, beginner or advanced will gain knowledge to better their performance in baseball. This is a great opportunity for all players to improve their baseball skills in a fun environment.
As part of Baseball Canada’s Long-Term Athlete Development program, we are not only focused supplying knowledgeable skills training, but are focused on the FUNdamentals. What this means is while building the skills children need to be active, they are also learning how to play fair, and within the rules of the game. In other words, participation in a fun and active environment with focus on fair-play, ethics and the rules of game will help them develop skills used throughout a lifetime.
For more details or to register, please follow the link below:
Baseball BC Summer Camp Link
West Kelowna Minor Baseball is grateful to each of our sponsors and corporate partners. Their contributions of money, time, and labour greatly assist us in maintaining equipment, providing awards, and ensuring each of our baseball players has the best experience possible while playing ball on our diamonds. If you require a service they offer we hope you will give them your consideration:
Just4Fun – Most of us know West Kelowna’s premier indoor play-place as a great spot for parents to relax with a hot cup of coffee and chat with other adults while the kids run around having a blast. But for the juice box and fishy-cracker set, Just4Fun is the place to be. Its name embodies everything our 7U program stands for: just having fun, and we’re thrilled to present the Just4Fun Rookie League, where your future big leaguer can start their path to baseball glory. Be sure to visit Just4Fun on Facebook or Instagram to see how your Rookie League All-Star can score free passes.
Kochhar & Co Chartered Professional Accountant – We are a proud sponsor of West Kelowna Minor Baseball. Kochhar & Co specializes in owner-managed corporations based in the Okanagan Valley, and has offices in both downtown Kelowna and Penticton. The trademark of Kochhar & Co. is the exceptional personalized service our clients receive. Our clients rely on us as mentors who help them grow and manage their business with our sound advice.
Conroy Exteriors – To be the best you need to look your best and Conroy Exteriors has you, and our 9U’s, covered. Specializing in residential and commercial siding, soffits, and gutters, their high standards, professional service, and attention to detail, will make sure your project is done on time, on budget, and to your complete satisfaction. To see a full list of services they offer please visit conroyexteriors.com .
WTFast – There are two universal truths: speed wins ball games; and speed wins video games. That’s where WTFast comes in. Locally owned and globally significant, WTFast gives a boost to our 13U and 15U baseballers and streamlines your online video game experience by providing a smoother, more responsive network connection. Find out more about how they can give you the advantage of speed and view their library of supported games at wtfast.com .
Kelowna InstaPrint – Providing premium graphic design and full-colour, offset, digital, and wide-format printing for every-sized business. Whether you are a freelance marketer, a full-service marketing firm, graphic designer, artist, entrepreneur, or a world-class minor baseball organization, Tyler and his crew will work tirelessly to help you bring your creations to life at kiprint.com .
Blair Sportswear – Outfitting businesses and sports teams in the Okanagan for nearly 60 years, Blair Sportswear keeps us looking our best. Providing all of our custom apparel, Gordon Blair and crew deliver quality quickly. You can view their wide range of sports and business apparel at blairsportswear.com .
Chevy’s Source for Sports – Free pants is one of the best parts of our program, well, any program frankly, and it wouldn’t be possible without Chevy’s. Throw in added spring savings for the annual stock up and I guarantee the Chevy’s coupon email is the only email everyone reads each year. Chevy’s has everything you need to play ball and all the other sports that aren’t baseball too. For their full line-up of products and services head to sourceforsports.ca .
Hello WKMBA Families,
Summer baseball registration is now officially open in West Kelowna!
Please click on this link to register:
Please note that with the exception of 9U, roster sizes are limited, try-outs may be required, and only players registered in the 2021 Spring season are eligible. We are working on fielding teams in the 9U, 11U, 13U and 15U divisions.
As always, please register based on your child’s birth year.