FIJI Baseball Association has hailed their community program a hit with the children involved.
The program began last year with only Nadonumai and Raiwai and has increased this year to include Toorak, Suvavou and Vatuwaqa.
FBA development officer Inoke Niubalavu said the number of children attending the program had increased week after week.
"The aim of the program was to expand the game in the country," he said.
"We started off with a few children in the communities and now it has increased."
He said the children had come to love the sport and the feedback from the communities had been positive.
"Children are coming regularly to training on Saturday and even on weekdays.
"The community feedback is great and the kids are staying away from trouble."
Niubalavu added they were trying to organise a competition by the end of the year for the children.
"They have been so keen on playing and we must give them something to compete in.
"That way, we can see how they put into practice what they have learnt from the program.
"It would be interesting to see these kids play and since they are the future of the sport, we would like to give them as much competition as possible."