Public Relations
and Press Releases

New partnership on deck at Upper Canada ParkPlayball Academy Field
February 12, 2018
The City of Kitchener is excited to announce a partnership with Playball Academy Canada. Playball Academy Field will open for the 2019 ball season as one of the four diamonds at Upper Canada Park that are currently under renovation.
Playball Academy Canada - Learning Baseball SkillsPlayball Academy Canada - Learning Baseball Skills
Summer 2017
Playball Academy Canada - Learning Baseball SkillsTaking the Field at Playball Academy
From CTV Kitchner's Marc Venema: The trainers at Playball Academy help Marc try and make the grade in the field.

Playball Academy Canada - Learning Baseball SkillsBatter up! Marc channels his inner Joey Bats
From CTV Kitchner's Marc Venema: AS Marc learns, you'll never make it in the big leagues if you can't hack it at the plate.

Playball Academy Canada - Learning Baseball SkillsLearning to Master the Art of Pitching
From CTV Kitchener's Marc Venema: After trying his hand at defence and offense, Marc takes to the pitching mound.
Playball Academy Canada happy to help Conestoga College students with their projectsPlayball Academy Canada Happy to Help
March 31, 2017
Playball Academy Canada happy to help Conestoga College students with their projects. Here is the latest news story done for Conestoga College.
Shot, Edited, Voice Over, Script: Taylor Lalonde
Playball Academy Canada 2017 Spring Break3rd Annual Spring Break Camp
A HUGE Success
March 13 - 17, 2017
This year we decided to get away from the typical camp picture and spice it up a little bit.
Thanks to our volunteers for your help all week!
Playball Academy Canada In the NewsAaron-Hornostaj
Waterloo Region
January 25, 2017
‘Baseball Lifer’
Back to take his swings in Waterloo
Playball Academy Canada In the Newswe belong
Waterloo Region
October 3, 2016
Be Inspired
A Baseball League for All - Inclusion at its Finest
Playball Academy Canada In the NewsLive Broadcast CTV News
February 13, 2016
Broadcasting LIVE from Playball Academy Canada.
Watch the News
Playball Academy Canada In the NewsNew Home of Elite Revolution Softball Team
Revolution Softball
August 20, 2015
We are pleased to announce today that Playball Academy Canada will be the home training and practice facility for UTM Revolution Softball. Continued...
Playball Academy Canada In the NewsGlenn Jackson & Graham Tebbit Honored as IBL Players of the Week
Intercounty Baseball League
June 8, 2015
The Intercounty Baseball League (IBL) announced today that Barrie outfielder Glenn Jackson and Brantford pitcher Graham Tebbit have been named the League's Batter and Pitcher of the Week for the period from June 1-7. Continued...
Playball Academy Canada In the NewsPlayball Academy Canada Partners with Intercounty Baseball League
Immediate Release
June 1, 2015
Playball Academy Canada (PBAC) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a partnership agreement with the Intercounty Baseball League (IBL). Continued...
Playball Academy Canada In the NewsKnow the Pro Episode 6
April 4, 2015
Connestoga Connected

On this weeks instalment of Know the Pro, Terry laces up his cleats as he takes on Kitchener Panthers 2nd basemen Trevor Nyp. Not only does Trevor play for the Panthers, he also spent one-year playing baseball in the NCAA at Oakton College in Chicago and won the OUA championship with the Laurier Golden Hawks.

Trevor also is a Co-Owner at Play Ball Academy in Kitchener, Ontario where he teaches the game he loves. Its time to play ball, this is Know the Pro. Watch the Video

Playball Academy Canada In the NewsKitchener Has New Field of Its Own
February 9, 2015
By Ian McBridge (Conestoga College - Student Journalist)
In the past, baseball players from Waterloo Region had few options for training. They resorted to using substandard indoor facilities that weren't designed for baseball. Fortunately, Playball Academy Canada in Kitchener has completely changed the baseball landscape in the region. Formal planning for a new facility began approximately a year ago, and construction on the two-storey site began in September. Continued...
Playball Academy Canada In the NewsNew Indoor Baseball Facility Allows Teams to Practise Year Round
January 30, 2015
Camera Editor: Lauren Weiler

Check out this great little news clip from Conestoga College's Spoke Online.

Playing baseball in the winter season can be hard when everything is covered in snow. Spoke TV's Kate Lahey looks into Playball Academy and how it can help teams practice when outdoor fields are not available. Watch News Clip

Playball Academy Canada In the NewsPanthers Use Playball Academy Canada in the Off Season
January 21, 2015

This year, the team is holding weekly practices at Playball Canada's new baseball facility in Kitchener, in kind of an indoor spring training that will extend until May.

Some players say that will help them start the season in better form.

"With this facility, there's no excuse for myself and the other players to not be ready," said Tanner Nivins, the team's 23 year-old centrefielder. "I'd like to get off to a better start." Continued...

Playball Academy Canada In the NewsPlayball Academy Canada Presents
January 11, 2015

The First Annual Playball Wiffle Ball League.

Beginning Thursday January 29, teams will embark on a 10-week journey to the top.

Register your team now! Age 16+ required.

Call or email us, ( ) now to register! Continued...

Playball Academy Canada In the NewsLaurier Baseball Alumni Finishes Field of Dreams in Kitchener
January 7, 2015
Adam Jackson, Chronicle Staff

Construction started just four months ago, but Playball Academy Canada, in all its brand new shininess, is now open.

The brainchild of former Wilfrid Laurier University infielder Trevor Nyp officially opened its doors on Saturday to a massive crowd of coaches, players and a few special guests. Continued...

Playball Academy Canada In the NewsOpen for Business: New indoor baseball training facility opens its doors
January 7, 2015

When Dalton Pompey and Natalie Wideman grew up in Mississauga, the only option was to go to a gymnasium or community centre.

The childhood friends - Pompey now a member of the Toronto Blue Jays and Wideman a member of the Canadian Olympic softball team - were both amazed by a new indoor baseball facility in Kitchener, which officially opened on Saturday. Continued...

Playball Academy Canada In the NewsPompey Opens New Kitchener Facility
January 4, 2015
Andrew Hendriks

As an early January snowstorm blanketed the streets of Southern Ontario on Saturday, some 400 players, coaches and general enthusiasts converged on the region's newest indoor training facility to help welcome Playball Academy Canada onto the local baseball scene.

Located on Executive Place (off the 401), the 23,000 square foot indoor facility becomes Kitchener-Waterloo's first baseball specific training center, answering a crucial need for a quality development center for thousands of individuals registered in organized baseball throughout the region. Continued...

Playball Academy Canada In the NewsIndoor "Field of Dreams" Bets Big on Baseball
December 30, 2014

Kitchener, ON - Kevin Costner may have had his corn field in Iowa, but for Trevor Nyp, this indoor baseball haven is as close to a field of dreams as you can get.

Nyp, the 22-year-old infielder for the Kitchener Panthers, and co-owners Sam Hirani and Trevor Reading are betting on a new indoor baseball training centre they hope will become a year-round hub for the sport in Waterloo Region. Continued...

Playball Academy Canada In the NewsPlayball Academy Canada's Special Grand Opening Guest: Dalton Pompey
Immediate Release
December 22, 2014

KITCHENER, ON - Playball Academy Canada (PBAC) is excited to announce that a Canadian Major League (MLB) player will be attending the Grand Opening on Saturday, January 3, 2015. Continued...

Playball Academy Canada In the NewsPlayball Academy Canada to Host Preseason College Prospect Showcase
Immediate Release
November 11, 2014

Kitchener, ON - Playball Academy Canada (PBAC) is pleased to host the Preseason College Prospect Showcase on January 24, 2015. Preseason College Prospect Showcase is an invite only showcase organized and conducted by Prep Baseball Report Ontario.

"We are excited and blessed to be hosting this tournament just shortly after our grand opening. This showcase will allow players from all over the province to exeperience PBAC within our first month of operations, said Trevor Nyp, Owner & General Manager. Continued...

Playball Academy Canada In the NewsFour Panthers Named League 'First Team" All-Starts
September 4, 2014

TORONTO - The Intercounty Baseball League today announced its annual All-Star selections, along with the Most Valuable Player and Rookie of the Year Award winners. Tanner Nivins and teammates Sean Reilly, Scott David and David White were named to the IBL's all-star team. Continued...

Playball Academy Canada In the NewsKitchener Trio Mixes Passion for Business and Baseball in New Venture - Playball Academy Canada
Thursday, August 21, 2014

Trevor Nyp knew there was a market for a baseball specialized training facility in Kitchener - he just needed to prove it. The former Kitchener Minor Baseball Association player, National Junior College Athletic Association alumnus, and current infielder for the Kitchener Panthers did just that - and now, there are machines on the ground on Executive Place in the Doon area of Kitchener. Continued...

Playball Academy Canada In the NewsPort Perry's Jonathan Brouse takes home Laurier's President's Award for Most Outstanding Athlete at the Waterloo University
May 5, 2014

PORT PERRY - When it comes to Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks athletics, there's no bigger award to win than the President's Award, handed out annually to the most outstanding male and female athlete at the school. Continued...


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