Thursday, Apr 24, 2014
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YOUTH BASEBALL

Youth BaseballGrove City offers baseball programs for local boys and girls age 5 through 17 in two seasons: spring/summer and fall. Registration takes place, in person only, during business hours in February for the spring/summer league and June for the fall league. League assignments are based upon the player's age as of April 30 of the current year. Fall T-ball is open to players who are 5 years old on Aug. 1.

Please bring the following items/information with you to registration:

  • Player's birth certificate (first-time baseball participants)
  • Proof of residency (i.e. current utility bill, current pay stub, bank statement) to be eligible for residency fee level
  • Full payment fee
  • Any information you need to completely fill out the application: be prepared to select a uniform shirt size and pant size (spring only) and to provide emergency contact details. Applications must be signed by a parent or legal guardian.

 


Location

Please register for youth baseball in the Parks and Recreation office in City Hall, 4035 Broadway.

Games are played at Windsor Park, 4330 Dudley/4414 Broadway.
Parking lots are accessible from Dudley Avenue, Broadway and Ventura Boulevard.
Be courteous: do not park on private property or block access to driveways.

 

Spring/Summer Youth Baseball: Little League®

Grove City Parks and Recreation youth baseball for the spring/summer season is affiliated with Little League Baseball®, the most recognized and respected name in youth sports. Registration takes place, in person only, during business hours in February. League assignments are based upon the player's age as of April 30.  

Rules

Please review the right-side menu for the rules for each league.

 

2014 Spring/Summer Key Dates‡

Monday, Feb. 3 through Friday, Feb. 28*: registration at City Hall from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesday, Feb. 25: extended office hours to 7 p.m.
Saturday, March 8: coaches' clinic
Saturday, March 15 & March 22: observation at Windsor Park for Minor 9-10, Major, Junior and Big Leagues; players and coaches should attend
Wednesday, March 12: Head coaches’ meeting for T-ball, Minor 6, Minor 7 and Minor 8
Tuesday, March 25: Head coaches’ meeting for Minor 9-10 and Major Leagues
Wednesday, March 26: Head coaches’ meeting for Minor 9-10, Major, Junior and Big Leagues
Week of March 31: Practices start
Saturday, May 3: Opening Day

*After Friday, Feb. 28, late registration will be accepted with placement based on availability;
    a $20 late fee applies.

‡Dates are subject to change; please revisit page to confirm.
 

 

League & Fees

League Fees Age Fee (Non-resident)
T-Ball 5 $65 ($75)
Minor 6 6 $65 ($75)
Minor 7 7 $65 ($75)
Minor 8 8 $65 ($75)
Minor 9-10* 9-10 $85 ($95)
Major* 11-12 $85 ($95)
Junior* 13-14 $85 ($95)
Big League* 15-17 $85 ($95)

League placement determined by age on April 30, 2014.
 

Little League® Boundary Map

Affiliation with Little League Baseball® Incorporated requires strict boundaries to determine player eligibility. Grove City is divided into two separate leagues, with an overall boundary following the Jackson Township line to the north, the Scioto River to the east, the Franklin County line to the south and Georgesville Road/Norton Road/Harrisburg-Georgesville Road. 

For a more detailed map: Grove City Little League Boundary Map


  

Location

Please register for youth baseball in the Parks and Recreation office in City Hall, 4035 Broadway.
Games are played at Windsor Park, 4330 Dudley/4414 Broadway.

 

Sponsorship

For information regarding sponsorship of a youth baseball team, visit the Baseball Sponsorship page.

 

Fall Youth Baseball

Youth BaseballThe Grove City Parks and Recreation Department offers recreational baseball for children ages 5 to 17. Registration takes place, in person only, during business hours in June for the fall league. For fall, league assignments are based upon the player's age as of April 30; players who are 5 years old as of Aug. 1 are eligible to participate in T-ball. 

 

Fall Frequently Asked Questions

Please review the Fall FAQs carefully as some information varies from the spring/summer league found to the right.

 

Rules

Please review the right-side menu for the rules for each league.

 

Fall 2014: Key Dates‡

Monday, June 2 through Monday, June 30*: registration at City Hall from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesday, June 24: extended office hours to 7 p.m.
Week of Aug. 4: practices start
Saturday, Aug. 23: Opening Day

*After Monday, June 30, late registration is accepted with placement based on availability;
a $20 late fee applies.

‡Dates are subject to change; please revisit page to confirm.

 

Frequently Asked Questions
  • Do you honor participant requests?
  • Is it possible to exchange uniforms for a different size?
  • In which league will my child play?
  • What days will my child play?
  • How do I know which team my child is on?
  • When does the season start and end?
  • When will teams get their pictures taken?
  • What size bat should we buy?
  • Coaching | What am I required to do as a coach?
  • Coaching | What is NYSCA?
  • Coaching | Do coaches have to be NYSCA certified?
  • Coaching | How often do I have to renew my certification?
  • How much are spring league fees?
  • What are observations?