This league is designed for boys and girls age 7-8 to learn the fundamentals of baseball in a fun and friendly environment. The balls used are a “sof-tee” baseball to insure safety while delivering a realistic feel. NO Skill Assessment for this Age Division. Score is not kept for this league.
Dates: April 8 – June 19, 2021 This league runs from April – June.
Fee: $60 per child includes team jersey and baseball hat.
Refund Policy: $5.00 fee retained if refund requested. No refund will be given to any player who withdraws after the second week of practice. An exception may be granted at the discretion of the staff due to medical reasons only. Further, no refund will be given to any player removed from the league during the course of the season for disciplinary reasons.
Registration: Registration for Spring League 2021 is available online now and will be accepted with debit/credit card payment. Paper forms will be available at church by Feb 10 and will be accepted at church Welcome Desk Mon-Fri 9am-3pm with check/cash. Payment is due at registration. Deadline to register is March 29, 2021, or when league fills up, whichever occurs first. Will consider late registrations if space available. Jerseys ordered after deadline, may not arrive by first game.
PLEASE REGISTER CHILD IN THE DIVISION ACCORDING TO WHAT THEIR AGE IS ON JULY 1 OF CURRENT YEAR. Any deviation from the age standard requires prior permission from the league director. We reserve the right to change age division break ups based on the participation numbers, up to and including the first practice.
Click on the tab “Register Now” at top of this page, to register online with debit/credit card.
PLEASE CLICK HERE TO PRINT A REGISTRATION FORM
Please click on the link below to complete the Covid 19 Return to Play Waiver
Location: Practices and weekday games at Simpson United Methodist Church, 4900 Middlebranch NE, Canton, Ohio 44705; Saturday Games at First Friends Church, 5455 Market Ave N, Canton, OH 44714
Equipment Needed: Baseball glove needed. Baseball cleats (no metal cleats) and pants are recommended. Players should wear comfortable clothes according to the weather and, though it is not required,
it is suggested that players have baseball cleats (no metal spikes, only
plastic). First Friends Church provides the balls, batters helmets and
tees. If you would like to bring your own helmet, you are welcome to.
All helmets must have a face mask and chin strap. In addition, there will be a limited number of bats available for use.
Many players opt to purchase their own and bring them… but that is
completely up to you. All bats must comply with Little League regulations. https://www.littleleague.org/playing-rules/bat-rules/
Please read Covid 19 Guidelines at top of this page for more information.
Parents’ Meeting: April 8, during practice outdoors at Simpson UMC
Note: Special requests will be considered, not guaranteed. Only one request, only one name, is allowed. Please enter request on registration form.
Practice Days & Times: 2021: THURSDAY (new day) 5:30 – 6:45 pm or 6:30 – 7:45 pm. On weekdays practices will have a 15 min. devotional time, from 6:30-6:45 pm for all teams. All practices at Simson UMC
Clinics: 10:30am located at First Friends Church ball fields on April 10th, 17th and 24th; All three clinics will be at First Friends Church ball fields.
Game Day & Times: Saturdays 9:00 am or 10:30 am at First Friends Church ball fields, and a couple weekdays at Simpson UMC ball fields.
Team Rosters and Schedules: Will be posted on website prior to first practice. The Game Schedule will be posted on the website page prior to the first game on May 1, but there will be clinics held for the league on Saturdays, April 10, 17 and 24th and the schedule will be posted prior to April 10.
Weather Cancellation Policy: Activities will be re-evaluated by staff and decisions for cancellation will be made and posted on website one hour prior to start of activity.
End of Season Celebration: June 19, 2021 after games in the pavilion. See updated game schedule, all Coach Pitch games at 10:30am on June 19. Games from May 29 cancellation will be played on June 12, as scheduled on May 29.
Questions? Call 330.966.6868 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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