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Baseball Victoria Aces Academy COVID-19 Update

Baseball Victoria
07 July 2020

Following Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews’ announcements made this afternoon on the return to stage three lockdown restrictions in metropolitan Melbourne, Baseball Victoria confirms the shutdown of all baseball activity in the metropolitan Melbourne and the Mitchell Shire for the next six weeks, starting at 11:59 PM on Wednesday, 8 July 2020.

This shutdown will encompass the Baseball Victoria Aces Academy, meaning no in-person training sessions may take place for at least the next six weeks.

Baseball Victoria will be finalising our face-to-face sessions on Tuesday and Wednesday before the stage three lockdown of metropolitan Melbourne and the Mitchell Shire commences at 11:59 PM on Wednesday, 8 July 2020.

We will work with Academy athletes to provide at-home training via our technology partners and using online video sessions for the next six weeks, and we will continue to review how we are going to return to in-person training once lockdown restrictions ease.

Any Academy athletes or families who have any questions about these changes may contact Talent Development Manager Damian Shanahan via email or Baseball Victoria CEO Kristie Middleton via email.

Baseball Victoria understands how the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is challenging for our community, and we appreciate the patience and cooperation of our Academy athletes as we make the necessary adjustments to our program schedule.

In the meantime, we have our At-Home Baseball Training: Drills and Exercises for the COVID-19 Break and Ramp Up to Play: Drills and Exercises programs on our website and BV TV YouTube channel.

If you have any questions please contact Baseball Victoria, with full contact details available HERE.

As a reminder, the COVIDSafe app is now available and will allow authorities to quickly track and control the spread of COVID-19. Please consider downloading the app to help save lives, protect the community and get baseball back as soon as possible. Click HERE to learn more.

For up-to-date information on keeping your family safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, please visit the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services website HERE.

All further updates from Baseball Victoria will be available on the Baseball Victoria website and will also be communicated by the Baseball Victoria social media channels.

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