Book Your Private Batting Practice at the Ballpark!
Have you ever dreamed of stepping into the batter’s box at First Horizon Park and swinging for the fences just like Nashville Sounds players? Now for a limited time, the Sounds are excited to offer the exclusive opportunity for groups of six to 15 to rent First Horizon Park for private group batting practice sessions.
Fans who book their one-hour time slot can enjoy the following:
- A private one-hour long batting practice session on the field (time slots available from noon-7:00 PM, Monday-Friday)
- Full guitar videoboard activation displaying names of each group member
- A custom music playlist, curated to the genre of your choice
- Access to Nashville Sounds home dugout
- A Nashville Sounds staff member to operate the pitching machine and supply baseballs
- A behind-the-scenes view of the Sounds indoor Batting Cages
- 10% off voucher (per person) to the Nashville Sounds Pro Shop
- $5 off voucher (per person) to Germantown's Bar with a Ballpark: Third and Home
Experience Price: $35 per person*
*Groups sizes may range from six to 15 people at $35 per person plus tax.
Must book in advance. Batting Practice rentals outside the time listed above available upon request.
Participants must be 5 years or older. Spectators are not permitted within First Horizon Park concourse, seating bowl or playing field. A viewing deck at Third and Home is available on Wednesdays through Fridays.
^The professional pitcher add-on allows your group the chance to try and hit off a professional. The pitcher will be throwing to a professional catcher a total of 35 pitches during the session. Option to add additional pitchers available. Players subject to availability and requires a minimum 48 hour notice.
^^The coaching clinic add-on includes hitting and pitching instruction from a pair of professional players. Players subject to availability and requires a minimum 48 hour notice.
Fans interested in making a reservation can do so by completing our Batting Practice at First Horizon Park reservation form below. After filling out the online form, a member of the Sounds staff will be in touch to discuss booking, waivers, safety measures and possible add-ons.
Less than a minute from where groups will be taking batting practice sits Third and Home, Germantown's bar with a ballpark.
The restaurant/bar offers a classic food and drink menu that is perfect for any post-BP celebration. In addition, the patio facing the field makes a great BP observation deck for bar patrons.
Reminder: All BP participants will receive a $5 gift card voucher for Third and Home. And if you time it right, catch Happy Hour from 5-7p Wed-Thu or Friday 3-6p.
The safety of guests and staff remains the top priority for all events taking place at First Horizon Park.
All participants and staff will be subject to a temperature check at the door. Anybody with a temperature of 100.4 or higher will not be permitted inside First Horizon Park. Pursuant to Order 8 issued by the Metro Department of Health on June 27, guests ages 13 and older will be required to wear masks at First Horizon Park while entering, exiting, and moving around the ballpark. Guests may remove masks when eating, drinking, or while on the playing field surface and at least six feet away from another patron.
It is recommended and guests are strongly encouraged to bring their own bats and batting helmets, batting gloves, and water/canteen. All batters will be required to wear a helmet. Helmets of various sizes will be available and provided to guests who do not bring their own. Each batting helmet will be thoroughly sanitized by a trained member of the Sounds staff after each use.
Sounds staff interacting with guests will be required to maintain six feet of social distancing and concessions staff will be required to wear appropriate face coverings and gloves at all times.