Youth Sports

  1. Baseball
  2. Basketball
  3. Football
  4. Soccer
  5. Softball
  6. Volleyball
  7. Tennis
  8. Rugby

Baseball 

Youth Baseball Recreational Leagues are offered for kids between the ages of 4-15. From Blast-ball through Babe Ruth Majors, our recreational leagues accommodate players of all skill levels.

*Registration links available when registration is open

Contact

Baseball Program Coordinator

Miles Clover

(479)750-8185

Email

Registration

Links will be listed when registration is open (July 1). Players will register for leagues they will play in Spring 2019.

Registration Details

You can register in person at 600 Ash Street Springdale, 72764 or online. Spring registration for youth baseball is open in January. Fall registration opens July 1.

Discounts & Scholarships

Springdale Recreation Center members receive a $25 discount. Scholarships may be available through Pagnozzi Charities but require 50% of registration to be paid 2 weeks prior to the end of registration. Contact Pagnozzi Charities for details.

Pagnozzi Charities Application Here

Late Fee

 Late registration fee of $25 

**Please put in the comment section if you would like to be a coach

Fall Baseball Important Dates

Registration Start Date: Sunday, July 1st  

Registration End Date: Tuesday, July 31st   

Coaches Meetings: Monday, August 6th – 10th

Practice Start Date: Monday, August 13th 

Season Start Date: Tuesday, September 4th

Season End Date: Thursday, October 18th

Fall Leagues:

Blastball

4 yr old t-ball

The Fall 2018 Blastball League is for any players who are 4 years old. The focus in this division is to introduce players to the basic fundamentals of baseball such as hitting, fielding, throwing and running.

Players will receive a shirt and hat.

Registration Fee: $50.00

T-Ball

 Previous Blastball players and 5 year olds

The Fall 2018 T-Ball League is for any player who will participate as a 5 or 6 year old during the Spring 2019 season. The focus in this division is to further enhance the skills needed as players advance as well as teach new concepts regarding the fundamental rules of baseball.

Players will receive a shirt and hat.

Registration Fee: $50.00

Rookie Lowers (Recreational) 

 For participants that have played T-Ball for 2 years, is 7 before or turns 9 after May 1, 2019.

The Fall 2018 Pitching Machine Lower Division is for any player who will be participating as a 7 or 8 year old during the 2019 Spring Season. Players will register as individuals and be assigned to a team. The focus in this division is to develop and enhance the skills needed as kid's transition from T-Ball to Pitching Machine Leagues. Cal Ripken rules will be used.

Players will receive a shirt and hat.

Registration Fee: $50.00

Rookie Uppers (Competitive)

For participants that have played T-Ball for 2 years, is 7 before or turns 9 after May 1, 2019.

The Fall 2018 Pitching Machine Upper Division is for any player who will be participating as a 7 or 8 year old during the 2019 Spring season. Players will register as individuals and be assigned to a team. Returning head coaches may request players from 2018 Spring season to remain together. The focus in this division is to further develop player skill be providing a higher level of competition. Cal Ripken rules will be used.

Players will receive a shirt and hat.

Registration Fee: $50.00

Minors/60

For participants that have played 2 years of Pitching Machine or are 9 before or 11 after May 1, 2019.

The Fall 2018 Kid Pitch/60 Division is for any player who will be participating as a 9 or 10 year old during the 2019 Spring Season. Players will register as individuals and be assigned to a team. Returning head coaches may request players from 2018 spring season to remain together. The focus in this division is to develop and enhance the physical skills need as kids make the transition from pitching machine to kid pitch leagues. Games will be played on 60-foot bases with a pitching distance of 43 feet. Cal Ripken Rules will be used.

Players will receive a shirt and hat.

Registration Fee: $50.00

Majors/70 

For participants that are 11 before or 13 after May 1, 2019

The Fall 2018 Kid Pitch/70 Division is for any player who will be participating as an 11 or 12 year old during the 2019 Spring Season. Players will register as individuals and be assigned to a team. Returning head coaches may request players from 2018 Spring season to remain together. The focus in this league will be on player development and competition. Games will be played on 70-foot bases with a pitching distance of 46 feet. Cal Ripken rules will be used.

Players will receive a shirt and hat.

Babe Ruth Majors

The Fall 2018 Babe Ruth Majors Division is for any player who will be participating as a 13 to 15 year old during the 2019 Spring season. Players will register as individuals and be assigned to a team. Returning head coaches may request players for 2018 Spring season to remain together. The focus in this league will be on player development and competition. Games will be played on 90-foot bases with a pitching distance of 60 feet, 6 inches. Babe Ruth rules will be used.

Registration Fee: $50.00

Refund Policy

Full Refunds will be given for any reason prior to children being assigned to a team for any league.  

Refund Process

  • After participants have been assigned to a team, a 75% refund will be issued for any reason.  
  • After practices have started, a 50% refund will be issued for any reason.  
  • After games have started, refunds will not be issued.  If the Department cancels the program, full refunds will be issued.

Medical Condition

 A documented medical condition or documented life-event change may constitute for a full refund.  Requests for refunds with these circumstances must be reviewed by the Athletic Director for approval.


All-Star eligible programs players must provide birth certificate and be enrolled in a Springdale School District school or live within the city limits of Springdale. Players from Fayetteville may also be eligible if Fayetteville remains unchartered by Babe Ruth.

Discounts & Scholarships 

Springdale Recreation Center members receive a $25 discount. Scholarships may be available through Pagnozzi Charities, but require 50% of registration to be paid 2 weeks prior to the end of the registration. Contact Pagnozzi Charities for questions (479) 433-2550.

Pagnozzi Charities Application Here

Rules and Forms

Rules Modified from Babe Ruth Rules

2018 Bat Rules

2018 Fall Blastball Rules

2018 Fall TBall Rules

2018 Fall Rookie-Lower Division Rules

2018 Fall Rookie-Upper Division Rules

2018 Fall-Minor Rules

2018 Fall-Major Rules

2018 Fall-Babe Ruth Majors Rules

2019 Spring Baseball - Age Chart