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Ohio Ace Education Marketplace


Browse education service providers who have been approved to receive funds from Ohio ACE educational savings accounts.


The federal funds used to operate this project are scheduled to expire later this year. As a result, all ACE funds must be used for allowable activities no later than July 1, 2024. (Dates of service must occur before July 1, 2024.)*

All claims requesting payment or reimbursement must be submitted to Merit for processing no later than July 15, 2024. Any funds that are not expended by July 1, 2024 will no longer be available. Claims submitted after July 15, 2024 will not be approved.

*Clarification for service dates/close down for camps: Claims for day camps that have been paid for by parents may be reimbursed if the service date occurs through September 1, 2024. The claim is only reimbursable for day camps during this time period if the parent has paid up front and prior to July 1, 2024.

DBat Middleberg

Before/After school programs

This service provider requires payment upfront : Yes

Price Range: $40 - $150

Phone Number: (216) 810-3228


Address: 6908 Engle Road, Middleburg Heights, Ohio 44130

Service Provider: 241014

Educational Value

Participating in baseball and softball programs, including private lessons, camps, and clinics, offers numerous educational benefits for children: 1. Motor Function: These programs enhance motor skills through activities like throwing, catching, and running. Improved hand-eye coordination, agility, and balance are valuable outcomes. 2. Social and Emotional Learning: Children learn teamwork, communication, and cooperation by playing in a team sport. They experience the highs and lows of competition, helping them manage emotions, build resilience, and develop empathy. 3. Confidence Building: Achieving success in baseball and softball can boost a child's self-esteem. Mastering new skills, hitting a home run, or making a great play can provide a sense of accomplishment. 4. Discipline and Work Ethic: Consistent practice and dedication are essential in these sports, instilling discipline and a strong work ethic in children. 5. Problem Solving: Baseball and softball involve strategic thinking and decision-making. Children learn to analyze situations, anticipate moves, and adapt their strategies. 6. Physical Fitness: These activities promote a healthy, active lifestyle, reducing the risk of childhood obesity and related health issues. 7. Goal Setting: Setting and achieving goals, whether personal or team-oriented, is a fundamental aspect. It teaches children to strive for improvement. 8. Time Management: Balancing practice, games, and other commitments helps children learn time management skills. 9. Respect and Sportsmanship: Participants are taught to respect coaches, teammates, opponents, and officials. They learn the value of good sportsmanship, fair play, and ethical conduct. 10. Community and Belonging: Being part of a team fosters a sense of belonging and connection to a larger community. These educational values extend beyond the field, impacting various aspects of a child's development and preparing them for success in life *Please note: Only non competitive group physical educational services qualify for ACE reimbursement. Personal training, College related showcases, and overnight services are not covered.