Astros Nike RBI is a free summer baseball and softball league for boys and girls ages 13-18. The league has three (3) divisions for different age groups. Tryouts take place May 6-21 on select days at the Astros Youth Academy. League play takes place May 30 through July 14. All games are played on weeknights at the Youth Academy. More information and registration are available online.
Astros Youth Academy (AYA) will host free summer baseball and softball camps for boys and girls ages 7-17. Camps run from June 5-23. All camps are free and are individual week-long sessions. All camps are held at the Astros Youth Academy and are strictly baseball/softball instructional activities. Kids must be interested in in one of the two sports.
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Director, Houston Astros MLB Youth Academy
2801 South Victory Drive
Houston, TX 77088
The Houston Astros MLB Youth Academy aims to set the standard for baseball and softball instruction, teach and educate urban youth and enhance the quality of life in the community. MLB's four facets of the youth academies are:
- Grow the games of baseball and softball while cultivating diversity in all aspects of the game.
- Make meaningful contributions to the development of urban communities.
- Provide safe and organized recreational activities for urban youth.
- Prepare urban high school players for college and professional baseball and softball programs.
The academy provides FREE baseball & softball instruction to youth ages 7-17 on a year-round basis. Other activities include:
- Career development
- Coaching clinics
- Umpire seminars
- Field maintenance and groundskeeping
- Sports journalism and broadcasting
- STAAR tutoring and homework assistance
- MLB Reviving Baseball In Inner Cities (RBI) program