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Alert Rice and Arlington Batting Cages Reopening

Our Rice and Arlington Batting Cages re-opened on Thursday, February 11, 2021. Reservations must be made in advance. Please review the re-opening guidelines and procedures below in order to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for all participants and staff. 

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Re-opening procedures 

An advanced reservation is required for all participants.  When making a reservation, please reserve a slot for all individuals who will be in the building, even if they won't be using the batting cages. (No one will be allowed in the building or allowed to bat if they do not have a reservation.) That means a parent will also need to reserve a slot for themselves if they wish to remain in the building while a player is using the cages. This is to ensure we don't go over maximum capacity and to allow for social distancing. Each reservation is for a 45 minute session. The last 15 minutes of the hour is saved for staff to clean equipment between sessions.

Hours

Reservations will be accepted for Thursday - Sunday from 12-6pm.

COVID-19 rules and safety procedures 

The following procedures will be in place according to MDH restrictions and guidelines. We ask that you take this time to review these rules before arriving. 

COVID-19 Batting Cages and Multipurpose Room Rules 

  • Participants must make a reservation prior to arrival. 

  • Check in at front desk upon arrival for heath screening/temperature check, and to make payment. 

    • Please arrive at the designated start time you made your reservation.
  • Bring a full water bottle as our drinking fountains are turned off.  

  • Bathrooms are available.

  • Participants must wear masks at all times, even while batting. 

  • An appropriate social distance for these spaces is 6 feet.

  • Participants will have to check equipment in and out after each use.

  • Staff will complete a deeper cleaning between sessions.

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About Rice and Arlington Batting Cages

The Rice and Arlington Batting Cages include four pitching stations equipped for baseball and softball.

  • Baseball - speeds from 40, 50, 60, and 70 mph
  • Fastpitch softball - speeds from 40, 50, and 60 mph
  • Slowpitch softball
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Last Edited: March 4, 2021