Baseball Heaven is a 30-acre sports complex designed for children between the ages of nine and eighteen. Located in Yaphank, Long Island, Baseball Heaven offers a variety of activities, both indoors and out.

Steel Sports Academy is a 12,000-square-foot indoor facility. It offers guests a chance to experience private lessons for baseball and softball. In addition, this sports academy offers team training programs, open workout nights, and camps for baseball and soccer.

Outside, there are more chances for your team to have fun! Baseball Heaven features four full-sized fields and three little league fields. The amenities on these fields include dugouts, connecting bullpens, electronic score boards, and a PA system. In addition, visitors can enjoy ballpark seating, concessions, restaurants, and a picnic area.


Things to do

Long Island Aquarium

Long Island Aquarium is fun for all ages! This aquarium features indoor and outdoor exhibits. The indoor exhibits include an amazon rainforest, American alligators, and one of the largest living coral reef displays in the Western Hemisphere.

The outdoor exhibits are teeming with aquatic creatures like otters, penguins, and sea lions. Don’t forget to have your pictures taken with the penguins; “a penguin selfie!”

Does your team enjoy sleepovers? Groups of twenty or more are welcome to hold a “Sleep with the Fishes” sleepover! The food and beverages provided include pizza, soda, and breakfast muffins. An age-appropriate craft is provided as part of the fun.

For those not afraid to get a little wet, another activity at the aquarium is an opportunity to snorkel with the sting rays, bamboo sharks, and other tropical fish in the Shark Reef Lagoon.

It is important to note that some of the adventures are not included in general admission so plan ahead. Group tickets are available for your team of 15 or more with one free chaperone for every 10 paid tickets. Long Island Aquarium offers many fun experiences and was named one of the top ten interactive aquariums by Parents Magazine. 431 East Main St, Riverhead, NY 11901


Escape Game Long Island

Escape Game Long Island is an exciting adventure for your team nearby Baseball Heaven! Four escape rooms challenge the players to figure out clues and solve puzzles to escape each room.

While scheduling each game, participants can choose from four themed adventures! These adventures include Legends of the Hidden Temple, Time Warp Escape Room, Cabin in the Woods, or Alcatraz Prison Escape Room. These games accommodate between two to ten or two to twelve people.

Although they were once designed exclusively for adults, Escape Game Long Island will now customize games for almost any age. Children under the age of seven are not permitted to play the games. Additionally, participants under eighteen must schedule a private game. Escape Game Long Island asks that customers arrive five minutes before their scheduled game time. 70 Horseblock Rd, Brookhaven, NY 11719


Smith Point Archery

Smith Point Archery will prove a fun sporting activity for your team! Consisting of two indoor archery ranges and a pro shop, Smith Point Archery has been a Long Island institution for 35 years.

The crossbow indoor range is available for crossbow shooting each Wednesday Night. Crossbow rentals are provided to guests. Another separate indoor range consists of thirty-nine shooting lanes. Archery equipment is available for your convenience. The shooting lanes are open every day. Parties and special events are also offered in two additional rooms.

Smith Point Archery offers youth group lessons for children ages seven and older. In these lessons, certified instructors teach students basic and vital information about archery. When the instructor has explained safety rules, and proper use of the bow, it is time to begin the exciting step of teaching students how to shoot a bow! Come experience the thrill of an archery lesson! Classes are offered every Monday Night, and reservations are not necessary. 215 East Main St, Patchogue, NY 11772


Gateway’s Haunted Playhouse

Baseball Heaven - Travel - Hotels4TeamsGateway’s Haunted Playhouse is a seasonal attraction close to Baseball Heaven that will have your team racing to the finish! Open from September to the beginning of November, this attraction provides a fun and entertaining time.

The walk-through of the Haunted House is full of twists and turns and lasts a half hour. Actors pop out at you in various locations providing thrills and chills. In addition, the floor and walls move! When you reach the Midway, get ready to experience a coffin ride and have fun shooting zombies.

While it is not recommended that children under the age of twelve visit Gateway’s Haunted House, they do offer a “Not-So-Scary” house for families. This Not-So-Scary house is open on Saturdays and Sundays during the regular season.

Looking for something to do after your scary activities? Come to the food and drink area. Offering hamburgers, chicken fingers, hot dogs, French fries, roasted corn, hot pretzels, and more tasty treats, Gateway Haunted House has the perfect comfort foods to calm your nerves. For drinks, you may choose from a variety of sodas, or warm beverages like hot apple cider or hot chocolate. Afterwards, commemorate your scary night with a fun souvenir. 215 South Country Rd, Bellport, New York 11713


Country Fair Entertainment Park

Country Fair Entertainment Park provides your team with a multitude of wonderful activities! The park has been hailed as the most exciting amusement park on all of Long Island.

Mini golf is offered at Country Fair. Two 18-hole mini golf courses are available for your enjoyment. They are in the midst of scenic surroundings. Exciting obstacles are set up at each hole. In addition to the beautiful landscape, guests are surrounded by cascading waterfalls, fountains, brightly colored flowers, and even a water mill.

Country Fair also offers its guests the chance to race in go-karts! Do you have the courage to race against your teammates? 25 go-karts at a time are allowed to race each other on the eighth mile figure eight race track!

For even more thrills with your team, try the new game, “Laser Frontier.” Laser Frontier features the most advanced laser technology. The game was designed for any age group. In addition, Laser Frontier was also created for skill sets ranging from beginners to professional players. Featuring a spacious outdoor laser tag field, Laser Frontier has three kinds of places to hide. Dotting the open field are bunkers, barrels, and homes to take cover behind. What a fun and exhilarating experience! 3351 NY-112, Medford, NY 11763


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Places to eat


Looking for a unique and fun dining experience a short drive from Baseball Heaven? Your team need not look any further than Kabobshak.

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Kabobshak has also been included in Newsday’s “100 Best Restaurants in 2017.” With such a notable endorsement, one would certainly feel compelled to experience the culinary perfection at Kabobshak. This restaurant prides itself on using fresh, natural ingredients to create authentic Mediterranean Cuisine.

Open for lunch and dinner, this restaurant offers guests a gluten free menu. Come try their signature pita! Kabobshak also accommodates to the various needs of its customers. If your team would like to have a party catered by Kabobshak, they will cater the event with their wonderful Mediterranean platters and trays. If your team is looking to order online, Kabobshak offers free online ordering. Whichever way your team chooses to dine, enjoy a fun and healthy experience with wonderful food! Kabobshak is closed on Sundays. 680 Middle Country Rd, Seldon, NY 11784


La Margherita Pizzeria

La Margherita Pizzeria is a family owned Italian restaurant that’s a short drive from Baseball Heaven. A well-known restaurant, La Margherita Pizzeria has the distinct honor of the owner bringing his culinary knowledge from the Culinary School of Italy over to Long Island, giving his restaurant the most authentic Italian flavor on Long Island.

La Margherita Pizzeria is truly a family-friendly restaurant. Sunday Night is “Family Night”. Families can receive a ten percent discount off of their check. Also included in La Margherita Pizzeria’s dinner packages are entrees for children.

This pizzeria accommodates various diets as well. The extensive adult menu includes fresh vegetables, a barbecue pizza, a vegetarian pie, as well as gluten free options. You may also choose a fresh baked panini or wrap. In addition to the wide variety of entrees, various appetizers are offered. These include soups, salads, buffalo wings, and more!

Is your team looking for an event to be catered? No problem. La Margherita Pizzeria will cater events from 25 to 100 people. They will cater with either half or full trays, with traditional Italian Cuisine.

This pizzeria also offers various themed nights. For instance, Monday night is “Margherita Monday,” where customers can buy two Margherita pizza pies, and the third one is free. 1229 Station Rd, Medford, NY 11763


J & R’s Steakhouse

Looking for a premier steakhouse a short drive from Baseball Heaven? Your team need not look any further than J & R’s Steakhouse. Their extensive menu features offerings for both lunch and dinner. With entrees likes burgers, chicken, and of course, steak, this restaurant seems designed for a team with bottomless stomachs. However, if you desire something lighter, both the lunch and dinner menus at J & R’s also feature salads.

If you prefer a sampling of seafood and steak, or chicken and steak, you are invited to explore the “special menu” at J & R’s Steakhouse. On this menu, tasty combos are offered so customers are able to experience the mouthwatering flavors. Also included on the “special menu” are tilapia and salmon. J & R’s juniors menu was designed for children ages 12 and under. Finish a lovely dinner with desert! Gluten-free options are available on this desert menu.

Planning a special event for your team? This steakhouse will cater your event. Customers can feel free to explore their options, or call to receive a custom package. 2330 NY-112, Medford, NY 11763


Cactus Cafe

Cactus Cafe is a Tex-Mex restaurant a short drive from Baseball Heaven. Your team will enjoy the variety of dishes offered there.

Starting with appetizers, this restaurant offers its customers corn and chicken chowder, nachos, vegetarian black bean chili and chips, and more. Soft tacos come with your choice of chicken, beef, bean, fish, vegetables, and smoked brisket. True to the authentic Tex-Mex flavor, their menu includes enchiladas. In addition, a kid’s menu features chicken fingers, and kid’s taco.

Cactus Cafe also serves breakfast. Among the menu options are breakfast tacos, breakfast burritos, and more. Drawing upon their influence from the American West, Cactus Cafe also offers a cowboy breakfast!

This restaurant offers catering. They ask that you place your order for catering at least one day in advance. Cactus Cafe offers a memorable dining experience for your team! 2799 NY-112 Medford, NY 11763


The areas surrounding Baseball Heaven have a wide array of activities for your team to try. From exciting and unique restaurants to equally enjoyable attractions, there is truly something for everyone near Baseball Heaven Sports Complex.