Be A Host Family!

2019 Host Family Opportunities Now Available!

By Colorado Springs Sky Sox | August 30, 2018 4:18 PM

Host Family Opportunities Now Available!

Minor League baseball has a long tradition of housing players during each baseball season. As a host family you provide a professional baseball player a "home away from home." During the summer you get an inside look into minor league baseball and help a young man follow his dream to make the big leagues. If you'd like to take advantage of this unique experience or for additional information email info@skysox.com

Your 2019 Colorado Springs Professional baseball players will have recently been drafted out of high school or college or signed from countries around the world.   The Milwaukee Brewers send these players to Colorado Springs to learn and develop their baseball and life skills. The players will spend a considerable amount of time at the ballpark, making time spent at the home minimal. During the regular season they will play 38 home games and 38 games on the road. These games will take place from Mid-June through early-September.

 

Why Do Players Request Host Families?

  • Many of these players make a very low salary.

  • Due to organizational transactions some players might be in Colorado Springs for a brief amount of time and then leave on short notice.

  • Finding an apartment for a 3-month lease is difficult.

  • They spend very few hours at home.

  • Host families help players adjust to life as a professional baseball player.

 

Ideal Host Families/Benefits

  • Live within 10 miles of Security Service Field
  • Provide room and board in safe and clean environment
  • Able to provide assistance with transportation
  • Host Family receives discounts on tickets and merchandise**
  • Bi-Lingual

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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