Practice Makes Permanent

The area’s premier indoor sports training facility  for over 10 years with over 16,000 sq feet.  Open to the public since 2007, no appointment needed for individuals. Great space for team practices too! Indoor batting cages with  Iron Mike pitching machines &  Backyard Batter Pro automated soft-toss machines, pitching mounds, year-round camps & clinics, professional instruction available, free coaches clinics, baseball & softball equipment in our Retail Shop, Hit-A-Thon FUNdraisers, birthday & team parties and more. A Gift Certificate to the Sandlot is the perfect gift for your “all-star.”


Mon: cages open at 3 (group event earlier)
Tue-Fri: 2:00 – 8:00
Sat: 11-5
Sun: 12-5 (please call for best time to come in)

2018 DEMO BATS available
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NOTICE:  You may notice our current building is for sale but we are NOT closing.
We will be at our current location for this upcoming season then we will be moving
into a much larger facility next fall.   Exciting announcement coming soon!



Indoor batting cages, pitching mounds, mini-field. Walk-in and pay only $15 with NO time restrictions! No reservations needed (except for mini-field). 30-day unlimited-use membership available anytime.

Camps, clinics and weekly programs for all age and ability levels. We keep camps small to ensure quality instruction. We do not hold “money maker” camps.

Birthday & Team Parties: You bring the cake and we take care of all the rest, including staff to run the party for you! Great for team parties too.

Team Practice Space for teams and groups at great rates.

Free Space for Your League Signups/Registrations or Team Meetings. Hold your league or team registrations at the Sandlot. We offer a free coaches clinic too if interested.

Professional Instruction available from numerous instructors who have played high levels of ball (All-Americans – Professional levels) Video Analysis during private instruction, gives players the opportunity to see themselves in action and correct weaknesses and adjust their technique accordingly.

College recruiting assistance by current Cincinnati Reds Assoc Scout.

Home schooled community: we can build a customized program for individuals or groups to meet your required physical educational goals.

Reputable, small business resources and SBA guaranteed. Recommended by Sandlot Sports Academy  & Backyard Batter Pro 

PLEASE USE OUR MAILING ADDRESS FOR YOUR GPS (do not use Google’s E. Corning Rd address as it is incorrect)

11417 L.P.G.A. Drive, Corning NY 14830
607-973-2226  Sandlot      607-346-0113 off hours contact

11417 LPGA Drive, East Corning. We are located on Route 352 between Crystal Lanes Bowling and the Corning Country Club and on the corner next door to the Gatehouse Motel. From the front, our white building looks very small but it is a deep, 16,ooo sq ft building. Don’t let the building size fool you!

We can offer up to 12 cages: 3 tee cages, front screen areas,  2 Backyard Batter Pro automated soft-toss machines, 2 Iron-Mike commercial pitching machines,  1 wheeled softball pitching machine, 2 pitching mounds and a 50’x60′ mini field (great for fielding, soccer and lacrosse skills, dodgeball and driving golf balls).

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NOVEMBER – APRIL (peak season)
Mon – Fri: 3pm – 8pm
Sat: 11am – 5pm (later by appointment for groups Jan – Mar)
Sun: 12pm – 5pm  (later by appointment for groups Jan – Mar)
(Sundays are the busiest days due to camps, teams and lessons, so please call ahead for best time to come in)
other hours available by appt for teams, groups and lessons

Slowpitch players needing the mini-field, please call ahead and we will reserve a time for you.

Mon – Fri: 3pm – 8pm
weekends: by appointment only

JULY & AUGUST  (off season)
We are open by private appointment only (private lessons, parties, team practices, etc.)  However, batting cages will be open to the public during our private appointments. Call 607-973-2226 and listen for message on those hours each week. OR call or text 607-346-0113 or email at  for immediate response during July & Aug.

Mon – Fri: 3pm – 8pm
weekends: by appointment only

Regular hours unless posted. We may add a small Clinic for those days – You can always call or text 607-346-0113 for times.

Its rare the Sandlot closes due to weather. However, if we feel it necessary to close early or not open, we will post info on the website, facebook and local news & radio stations. If there is a question, please call/text Donna at 607-346-0113.

All ages an skill levels: T-ball, little league, modified and high school, collegiate athletes and adult recreational players come from up to 1.5 hours away to train and work out at our facility.

Baseball, Fastpitch, Slowpitch, Soccer skill-work, rugby and lacrosse.

Encouraging positive values through athletics
Simply put… “Its About the Kids!”

With a positive attitude, dedicated work ethic and cutting edge training, players will find success both on and off the field. Our programs are designed to help create successful, dedicated and respectful players by reinforcing positive values and building the proper foundation through sound mechanics and techniques. Our clients not only learn how to play the game, but also learn:

  • self-confidence by setting and reaching goals
  • self-esteem by continual growth and development
  • improvement on and off the field
  • respect for others, as well as themselves