The Golden Grove Central Districts Baseball Club is affiliated with the South Australian Baseball League and competes in the Metropolitan League consisting of 15 Clubs.
The following teams are registered by the Golden Grove Central Districts Baseball Club for season 2014/15:
Dodgers T-Ball (8 teams)
U11s (1 team)
U13s Little League (2 teams)
U15s (2 teams)
U17s (2 teams)
U19s (1 team)
Seniors (7 teams)
With over 300 playing members the Golden Grove Central Districts Baseball Club continues to grow and at the present time has more teams competing than any other club affiliated with the South Australian Baseball League with all age groups being represented at Division 1 level.
The Golden Grove Central Districts Baseball Club maintains a close affiliation with primary schools in the North Eastern area to foster junior participation in the sport. 2013 also saw the amalgamation of GGCDBC and the Rookies Little League, strengthening our Club’s commitment to not only expand our Junior Development Program but also to provide skills training for our junior coaches and umpires, and conduct specialised coaching clinics for players throughout the playing season
So successful is the formula within our area, that other district clubs affiliated with the South Australian Baseball League are looking to the Golden Grove Central Districts Baseball Club for advice on how to model their junior development programs.
Each season more than 2000 families from outside the Tea Tree Gully council area visit the Golden Grove Central Districts Baseball Club. Due to many years of meticulous care by an enthusiastic grounds committee, Illyarrie Reserve has been recognised as having one of the best playing surfaces within the South Australian Baseball League.
The club regularly has players represent South Australia at the Australian junior championships and in the past have had players selected to play for Australia. These players epitomise the professionalism and work standard required to achieve success, development and enjoyment, these are the philosophies that the club attempts to instil in all our junior members.