Player Development

2024 Bonivital Baseball Player Development

The vision of Bonivital Baseballs Player Development is to provide each player the opportunity to play baseball in a supportive and rewarding environment that emphasizes fun, enjoyment and skill development, at a level that fits his/her interest and ability. Through developmentally appropriate programs for all ages, Bonivital baseball aims to increase participation, aid in performance and enhance enjoyment across the sport of baseball.

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Bonivital Baseball is proud to return to providing age specific off-season pitching/catching development camps.

What: Bonivital Baseball has developed a series of pitching and catching progressions that are intended to form a foundation and provide confidence for first time pitchers and catchers, and to introduce age appropriate skills for experienced pitchers.  Bonivital Baseball has partnered with Home Run Sports Training Center who will provide the professional instruction.

Where: Dakota Community Center Gymnasium (1188 Dakota St.  Winnipeg)

Who: born between 2010 and 2014

Cost: $150 per athlete

When: 10 sessions. Friday evenings (February 2,  9,  16, 23, March 1, 8, 22, April 5, 12, 19)
* No camp on March 15 (facility availability) or March 29 (Spring Break)

First year U11 (2014): 5:30pm – 6:15pm
Second year U11 (2013): 6:15pm – 7:00pm
Catchers camp (all ages): 7:00pm – 7:45pm
First year U13 (2012): 7:45pm – 8:30pm
Second year U13 and first year U15: (2010 & 2011) 8:30pm – 9:15pm

The Objectives of the camps is to provide a solid understanding of quality baseball pitching and catching mechanics and how the body works to help maximize performance and minimize the risk of arm problems.

First Year Mosquito Goals:  Introduce pitching in a way that eliminates excess movement.  Develop proper throwing mechanics, leg lift and balance.

Second Year Mosquito Goals:  To simplify the delivery mechanics into a sequence that kids and their parents can quickly understand and repeat on their own.  Continue to develop proper throwing mechanics, and locate fastball to both sides of the plate.

Catchers camp goals:  Set the foundation and promote proper receiving, blocking and throwing skills.

First Year Peewee Goals:   Provide repetition until mechanics become repeatable and efficient.  Start the process of learning a change-up and holding runners on first base.

Second Year Peewee and First Year Bantam Goals:  Work with the lower half to develop effective stride as path to increase velocity.  Introduction of pitch sequence and curveball.


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Home Run Sports Training Centre

Home Run Sports Training Centre is Winnipeg’s only indoor recreation facility dedicated to baseball and softball. We offer baseball/softball programs and lessons 12 months a year. We have programs designed for the recreational and elite players. HRSTC is also available for rental for team practices and tryouts. Please visit us at for program information.

Triple Crown

Triple Crown is Manitoba’s leader in development for players of all ages and skills. Established in 2003 and based in Brandon, Triple Crown has expanded its locations throughout the Province and in the past season had over 1000 players and coaches go through their camps. Camps are tailored to meet the community’s and players needs and offer instruction in all areas of the game of baseball. Headed by Faron Asham, Triple Crown is the official camp clinicians for Baseball Manitoba, and have been pleased to offer first rate instruction in the Bonivital area with its “Spring Training” program. Based on skill development, in a fast paced and fun environment, Triple Crown is guaranteed to further your player’s skills. For further information please see our website at