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)

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

Pitching Machine (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

Pitching Machine (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

Kid Pitch/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

Kid Pitch/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.

Registration Fee: $50.00

Spring Important Dates

Season Timelines:

Major/Minor/Upper

Registration Open – Friday, January 19th

Registration Close – Monday, February 11th

Major/Minor meeting – Monday, February 20th

Upper meeting – Tuesday, February 21th

Major/Minor/Upper tryout – Thursday, February 22nd

Major/Minor Draft – Monday, February 26th

Upper Draft – Tuesday, February 27th

Major/Minor/Upper Practice – Monday, March 5th

Major/Minor/Upper Games Start  -  Monday, April 2nd

All-Star Nomination Deadline  -  Monday, May 7th 

All-Star Selection Meeting – Wednesday, May 16th 

All-City Tournament – Monday, May 21st

Major/Minor/Upper Games End – Thursday, May 24th

All-Star Practice –  Monday, May 28th

All-Star Games – Friday, June 15th

Lower/Tball/Blastball

Registration Open – Friday, February 15th

Registration Close – Friday, March 9th 

Lower/ Meeting – Wednesday, March 14th

TBall/Blastball Meeting – TBall Wednesday, March 14th, Blastball Thursday, March 15th

Lower//Tball/Blastball Practice – Monday, March 26th

Lower//Tball/Blastball Games Start – Monday, April 16th

Lower//Tball/Blastball Games End – Thursday, May 24th

Babe Ruth

Registration Open - Friday, February 15th

Registration Close - Friday, March 9th

Babe Ruth Meeting - Tuesday, March 13th

Babe Ruth Tryout - Friday, March 16th

Babe Ruth Draft - Friday, March 16th

Babe Ruth Practice - Monday, March 26th

Babe Ruth Games Start - Monday, April 16th

All-Star Nomination Deadline – Thursday, June 7th

All-Star Selection – Monday, June 11th

Babe Ruth Games End – Thursday, June 14th

All Star Practice –  Monday, June 18th

All-Star Games  - Saturday, June 22nd

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 Spring Tball rules

2018 Spring Blastball Rules

2018 Spring Rookie-Lower Rules

2018 Spring Rookie-Upper Rules

2018 Spring Minor/60 Rules

2018 Spring Major/70 Rules

2018 Spring Babe Ruth Major Rules

Rookie-Uppers, Minor/60, Major/70 & Babe Ruth Draft Details