Unless you like spending time chasing balls all over a field, fine-tuning your hitting technique is easier done inside of a batting cage. Whether you’re training for a big game or just want to have some fun, these DFW batting cages will have you scoring home runs in no time.
D-Bat Fort Worth
6861 Corporation Parkway, Suite 100
Fort Worth, TX 76126
(817) 560- 3228

What started out as a small batting facility in Dallas has since grown into one of the leading indoor baseball and softball training centers in the country, with nine locations serving DFW. No matter what your age or skill level is, D-Bat is the place to hone in your techniques whether through private lessons, team practices or on your own. Players here can get into the swing of things with 12 batting cages—three of which have machines capable of pitching balls up to 70 mph. Players can purchase tokens for $1.50 each or snag 20 for $20. Cages can also be rented for $20 and up. The center also offers monthly membership packages that start at $48, which includes free tokens and savings up to 30 percent on everything from lessons to merchandise.

Extra Innings
2300 Coit Road, Suite 400
Plano, TX 75075
(469) 241-1432

Whether you have a team or want to practice on your own, Extra Innings will have you hitting it out of the park. This 16,500-square-foot indoor training facility offers 10 extra large multi-use tunnels that come with sliding nets in case you want to expand your practice area. Each of the tunnels come fully equipped with L-screens, tees, balls and pitchers mounds, as well as a pitching machine that can be adjusted to speeds of nearly 90 mph. Tunnel rentals range from $25 a half hour to $40 for a full hour. Or purchase one of the player packages, starting at $295, and take advantage of everything from free tunnel rentals to discounts on merchandise and clinics.Related: Best Paintball Arenas Near DFW


Big League Dreams Sports Parks
500 Heritage Parkway S.
Mansfield, TX 76063
(817) 539-0700

This massive sports mecca is a baseball enthusiast’s dream—offering scaled-down versions of America’s most famous ballparks to play on. But before heading out to play on Wrigley Field, players can first fine tune their swing in any of the eight batting cages, four of which are slow pitch for those wanting to take it easy. Heavy hitters can get in 25 pitches for a $1 token and the park supplies bats and helmets free of charge. Or bring the whole team and rent a cage for $25 an hour.

Harold Bacchus Community Park
13995 FM 3537
Frisco, TX 75035
(972) 292- 6500

Operated by Frisco Parks & Recreation, this park features everything from walking paths and playgrounds to a wonderful baseball and softball training area. Players looking to master their skills will find not only four training tunnels with nets here, but also four batting cages complete with machines that can pitch balls at various speeds. Additionally, the training tunnels are free to use on a first-come, first-served basis, or they can be reserved for $30 an hour. The batting cages can also be reserved by the hour for $40, or just show up and take 15 swings for a $1 token.

Free Agents Baseball & Softball Training Facility
410 E. Red Bird Lane
Duncanville, TX 75116
(214) 931-1670

There’s not much chance of striking out here when you have seven tunnels, including a pitching lane, all equipped with L-screens at your disposal. Additionally, this indoor family-owned facility offers everything from private instruction and conditioning classes to clinics and camps so players can take their game to the next level. Batting cages can be rented for $20 an hour and balls are available for $5 a bucket.

8787 Park Lane
Dallas, TX 75231
(214) 341- 9600

Sure, this place is more of a golfer’s wonderland than a baseball training center, but it’s an ideal place to bring the family since there’s something here for everyone. From a tech-savvy driving range and a 54-hole miniature golf course to nine batting cages with adjustable machines that pitch up to 90 mph. Players here can enjoy 25 pitches per token for $2 each or buy six tokens for $10. Make it a team practice and go for a half hour of consecutive pitches for $30.Related: Best Bowling Alleys For A Night Out In DFW


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