Whether you want to work on your skills for the next company softball game or you just need a little exercise, batting cages are a great stress relief. Atlanta has several different options to choose from as you make your plans. It’s a great company retreat event, too. Even if you’re just going by yourself, you’re sure to feel more relaxed afterwards.
2345 Adams Drive N.W.
Atlanta, GA 30318
D-BAT has batting cages that use real baseballs and softballs for an authentic experience. You can choose from baseball pitching styles or slow or fast pitch softball styles, with a range of different speeds. There are mini camps available for teams who want to tone up together. You can purchase a membership or even throw a birthday party on site.
Ninth Inning Baseball
3220 Cumberland Drive
Chamblee, GA 30340
Ninth Inning Baseball has instructors on site to help you take your game to the next level. Teams can rent the facilities at prices ranging from $90 for one cage with one instructor for an hour up to $1,700 for 10 sessions involving two cages and two instructors. Individual softball lessons can be purchased for $80 for one hour or $45 for a half hour. There is also official MLB licensed video equipment on hand.
The Batter’s Box
5304 Panola Industrial Blvd.
Decatur, GA 30035
The Batter’s Box has been helping athletes perfect their swings since 2008. It focuses on training adults and children in a safe, professional environment. Its standard hitting cages have synthetic pitching mounds and updated pitching machines, fine for baseball or softball training for groups or individuals. You can also choose the premium batting and fielding cage, which includes padded artificial grass and a bit more space.
Grand Slam Golf & Baseball
3352 N. Druid Hills Road
Decatur, GA 30033
At Decatur’s Grand Slam Golf & Baseball, you can choose from fast, medium or slow pitch baseball and softball. Grand Slam does require that people in the batting cages must be at least six years of age and cannot wear open-toed shoes or sandals. Prices are $1.50 per token for 12 pitches, so it makes for a fun, affordable afternoon. It’s a great way to bond with your little slugger.
Champions Fast Pitch Academy
505 Commerce Park Drive
Marietta, GA 30020
Champions is a fun place to take your daughters to help them improve their softball skills. It is envisioned as a training center for groups and individuals, and it also focuses on helping young women develop personal leadership skills along with the athletic attributes. In addition to the batting cages, you can purchase personal training from this facility.
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