SPORTS - BASEBALL YOUTH SPORTS GENERAL INFORMATION What do we do?
Learn the fundamentals of team play with emphasis placed on developing individual skills, good sportsmanship, and most importantly, participation and FUN!
Who may participate?
Boys & girls (age/grade as of the first day of the program).
Do we arrange transportation? Sorry, transportation is not provided by the Department of Parks and Recreation, nor the school districts. Please plan accordingly.
Do we have uniforms?
All “league” program participants will receive a T-shirt made possible through the sponsorship funds of local businesses and organizations. T-shirts and game schedules will be handed out at practice once teams have been formed.
Who are the coaches/ instructors?
The coaches come from the City of Greenfield’s Teens for Kids Program. High school and college age kids are hired to give back to the community. All Teens for Kids participants are trained through a sportspecific seminar to prepare them for the challenges of the season.
Can I sponsor a team?
Area businesses are encouraged to get involved by providing funds to purchase the team T-shirts. Contact the department office for details!
Inclement weather information
If you have questions regarding last minute cancellations due to poor weather conditions (rain, thunderstorms, heat, etc.), please call the 24 hour cancellation line at (414) 297-9008 prior to going to any youth sports practice or game.
YOUTH BASEBALL/ SOFTBALL PROGRAM (Boys & Girls / separate age divisions)
+ FIRST, READ THE YOUTH SPORTS GENERAL INFORMATION. SAFETY BALLS WILL BE UTILIZED. PRACTICES - In all the baseball/softball age divisions, the first 4 sessions (first two weeks) will be utilized for general practices and formation of teams. Practices for all leagues will be conducted from 5:30-6:30 PM. At the conclusion of these practices, once teams have been formed, game schedules and T-shirts will be distributed. GAMES - After the first 4 sessions (first two weeks), games for each age division/ league will be scheduled for either 5:30 or 6:30 PM. Each team will receive a schedule, which will vary between these two times for the remainder of the program. ENROLLMENT: Maximum 60 per league.
COACH PITCH INSTRUCTIONAL LEAGUE
SMALL FRY T-BALL Ages 5 & 6
Participants will develop the basic fundamentals (throwing, catching, batting, and base running) needed to progress into game play. Various drills will be utilized to introduce and practice new skills. Coaches work with groups of 10-12 participants to develop the concept of “team work.” The second half of the program will feature informal, modified game play. Leagues / 12 Sessions Mon/Wed June 10-July 22 (cancel July 3) 307300-01 Tue/Thur (cancel July 4)
(R) = Resident Resident of Greenfield or child attending either Greenfield or Whitnall School District School. (NR) = Non-Resident
June 11-July 23 307300-02
Practices 5:30-6:30 PM Games 5:30 or 6:30 PM (rotating schedule) Dan Jansen Park (4820 S. 74th Street) Early Bird Fee (on or before June 4): Per option: $44 (R) / $66 (NR) General Registration Per option: $54 (R) / $76 (NR) Time Out: Friday, June 7
Ages 7 & 8
Program structured around game play with continued emphasis on learning and developing fundamentals. A “friendly pitcher” (coach /instructor), along with modified rules are utilized in the format. Instructors will guide each participant through fielding and hitting situations. Rosters limited to 10-12 players. Proper field positioning is stressed.
Leagues / 12 sessions Tue/Thu June 11-July 23 (cancel July 4) 307301-01 Practices 5:30-6:30 PM Games 5:30 or 6:30 PM (rotating schedule) Greenfield Middle School North Early Bird Fee (on or before June 4): $44 (R) / $66 (NR) General Registration: $54 (R) / $76 (NR) Time Out: Friday, June 7
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