River'sEDGE Sport & Fitness 

Facility Description

River'sEDGE located at 206 2nd Avenue SW, Independence, is a multi-use facility and home to 15 total 2023 8U-13U Competitive Travel Youth Baseball (11) & Softball (4) Teams. River'sEDGE also had 2 USSSA Baseball State Champion Teams, 1 State Baseball Runner-up Team, 1 State Softball Runner-up Team, and 4 State Baseball Finalist Teams in the 2022 Season. We also host Fall Baseball & Softball Leagues as well as a variety of competitive tournaments in Independence. 
This facility features HITTRAX Baseball/ Softball Hitting Simulator, ProBatter Pitching Simulator, SIX indoor batting cages with various pitching machines, sports specific training equipment, and golf simulator available for rent. This facility also features cornhole (bags) courts, and televisions throughout with the capability of watching BIG events on BIG screens. We also have a large multi-purpose room with a kitchenette available to rent for birthday parties, graduation parties, small wedding receptions, class reunions, etc... A variety of beverages including alcohol are available at this facility.  


Reservations: Please Call Ahead @ 319-332-1525

24-HOUR ACCESS AVAILABLE w/ Paid Membership for one-time $25 charge
Monday- Friday     3:30PM- 8PM
Saturday & Sunday   10am- 4pm
Staffed Hours will vary throughout the year, please call ahead or check our Facebook page. Occasionally staffed mid July- Labor Day.
July 15th thru Labor Day- Typically Closed/ Classes will still run and rentals may still be scheduled thru shut-down.
Daily Admission & Memberships:
Daily Admission & Walking- $1.00 per person
River'sEDGE Members with 24HR access may bring guests in for $3.00 each
River'sEDGE TEAM Memberships- $150 Single/ $175 Duo/ $200 Family
River'sEDGE NON-TEAM Memberships- $155 Single/ $180 Duo/ $210 Family

24-Hour Access App is $25 each with a paid membership- Contact 319-332-1525.
Membership Rules:
1. Solo Memberships may reserve one cage at a time and Duo & Family Memberships may reserve up to 2 cages under their membership. All members may reserve more than their allotted cages but will be charged full price for them.
2. Members may bring guests to share their cage rental but will be charged $3.00 each.
3. When reserving a cage for future time, we require a 48 hour notice of any cancellation. If you reserve a cage and no show or cancel right before your reservation, you will be given a strike. If any member receives 3 strikes in their member year, they will NOT be allowed to reserve cages ahead of time but may still walk in reserve.
4. PICK UP CAGES ALWAYS!!! If cages are NOT picked up and equipment put away, your 24HR access may be stripped.
4. River'sEDGE has the right to change rules, fees, and hours of operation as we deem necessary.

Pitching Machine Choices

Available Options
  • Cage 1: HitTrax- 70ft cage (Baseball/ Softball)
  • Cage 2:  55ft cage
  • Cage 3: ProBatter Only- 55ft cage (Baseball Only)
  • Cage 4A: 45ft cage 
  • Cage 4B: Short Cage- 25ft  cage 
  • Cage 5: 70ft cage- RAPSODO- Camera & Radar Technology for hitting analytics
  • Cage 6: Pitching Only Cage- 70ft cage

Facility Amenities

This facility is a wonderful addition to this community and the surrounding.
  • 6 Indoor batting cages & 1 Indoor pitching cage
  • Cornhole/ Bags Courts
  • Development Camps & Clinics
  • Golf Hitting 
  • HitTRAX- Baseball & Softball Simulator
  • Multipurpose rental room (3300 sq ft)
  • Pitching machines, soft toss, and tees
  • Private Lessons
  • ProBatter- Pitching Simulator
  • Sport specific strength training equipment
  • Tae Kwon Do

Rental Fees- Does Not Include Admission Fee

Amenities Time Fees Time Fees
Cage 1: HitTRAX 1/2 Hour $8.00 1 Hour  $12.00
Machine Only 1/2 Hour $5.00 1 Hour $9.00
Open Cage (No HitTrax or machine) 1/2 Hour $4.00 1 Hour $6.00
Cage 2: 55ft cage        
Machine 1/2 Hour $5.00 1 Hour $9.00
Open Cage (No machine) 1/2 Hour $4.00 1 Hour $6.00
Cage 3: ProBatter Only- 55ft cage (Baseball Only) 1/2 Hour $6.00 1 Hour $10.00
Cage 4A: 45ft cage        
Machine Only (Baseball/ Softball) 1/2 Hour $5.00 1 Hour $9.00
Open Cage (No machine) 1/2 Hour $4.00 1 Hour $6.00
Cage 4B: Short Cage- 25ft cage 1/2 Hour $2.00 1 Hour $3.00
Cage 5: 70ft cage        
RAPSODO- Camera & Radar Technology for Hitting Analytics 1/2 Hour $8.00 1 Hour $12.00
Machine  1/2 Hour $5.00 1 Hour $9.00
Open Cage (No machine) 1/2 Hour $4.00 1 Hour $6.00
Cage 6: Pitching Only Cage- 70ft cage 1/2 Hour $4.00 1 Hour $6.00
Golf Simulator (Must bring own clubs) 1 Hour $10.00    

Room Rentals                                                          Call 319-332-1525 to Reserve

The River'sEDGE Multi-Purpose Room-
Large 3,300 sq ft room with restrooms, own handicap accessible entrance, television, DVD, and alcohol sales available to rent for small wedding receptions, family and class re-unions, graduations, large meetings, etc...located on the south end of River'sEDGE. Max capacity is 200 people w/ tables and chairs/ 300 people for assembly. Price is $50.00 for 1 hour or less or $30 per hour (more than 1 hour) with a $200 maximum daily rental price. If you would like to setup the day prior to your rental, there will be an additional charge of $50. Renters are responsible for all set-up, tear-down and clean-up including service staff. Call the River'sEDGE Manager @ 319-332-1525 to discuss options, take a tour, or to book your rental!!

Classes, Camps, and Events held at the River'sEDGE


Classes typically held Monday & Thursday (year round- they do take a break in the summer) from 4:45-6pm in the Multi-Purpose Room @ River'sEDGE. Our Instructor, Grandmaster Tim Main, is a black belt in TaeKwonDo (TKD) and has been teaching TKD for approximately 40 years in the Independence area. The cost is $30 per month per person. The fee is due on the 5th of each month and you may register at River'sEDGE. If the monthly fee is not paid in full, there will be a $5.00 fee charged per participant per time until the monthly payment has been made. All participants need to sign-in at the front desk at River'sEDGE before each and every class attended.

HITTRAX LEAGUES are in our future plans... Follow Us on Facebook for Details

We are also in the planning stages of adding another batting cage in River'sEDGE to help accommodate all of the travel baseball and softball teams we will have in 2024 (number still being determined)~ we had approximately 250 boys and girls tryout for 2024 RE teams this summer. 


Games will be played every meeting for FUN. Teams will continually change throughout the program. This is NOT an instructional program, it is an opportunity to play dodgeball. This program is open to boys and girls in 2nd- 4th graders and 5th-6th graders. Participants will meet weekdays after school typically in March at River'sEDGE. The cost is $15 per child. Register at River'sEDGE. Follow Us on Facebook for dates.


Private Lessons (Contact 319-332-1525 and they can give you contact information for baseball/ softball instructors), Hitting, Pitching & Catching Clinics, Hitting Leagues, Development Programs, Bat Demos, and Pre-Season/ Winter Workouts are offered throughout the year at River'sEDGE. Baseball/ Softball programming is offered at various times throughout the year at River'sEDGE, however, kids are encouraged to take advantage of this facility year-round. Details available on Facebook as they become available.