Indy Thunder is a proud member of the National Beep Baseball Association. Beep Baseball is an adapted version of standard baseball. The Indy Thunder team is comprised of blind and visually impaired players from around Indiana who love the game and want to play baseball. The Indy Thunder have been World Series Champions for the past 4 years.
Indianapolis Indians Charities develops the lives of youth in the Circle City through baseball and softball opportunities that create healthy habits, reinforce teamwork and build strong character. From field renovations to providing new equipment and safe environments to play, IIC is proud to leave a positive impact on thousands of kids in Central Indiana.
Special Olympics Indiana is a nonprofit organization that is part of the global Special Olympics movement, using sport, health, education, and leadership programs everyday around the world to end discrimination against and empower people with intellectual disabilities. They are a sports organization that uses the power of sport as a catalyst for social change, working for more than 50 years to open hearts and minds toward people with intellectual disabilities and to create inclusive communities across the state. With the support of over 10,000 coaches and volunteers, Special Olympics Indiana provides year- round sports training and athletic competition for more than 18,000 athletes and unified partners at no cost to the participants.
Indy RBI has facilitated the development of urban youth baseball and softball since 1982. Affiliated with Major League Baseball’s RBI (Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities) since 1996, Indy RBI has served over 25,000 boys and girls through recreational and competitive leagues, clinics, camps and educational programming. Indy RBI currently partners with Indy Parks and Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS) to deliver programming to over 2000 children (ages 3-18) each year.
Indianapolis Flames is Alternative Baseball’s newest team! Alternative Baseball provides an authentic baseball experience for teens and adults (ages 15+) with autism and other disabilities for physical and social skills enrichment in life on and off the baseball diamond. In Alternative Baseball, games are played using professional league rules. Indy’s youngest team, this organization will have its first season in the Spring of 2021.