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 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 is open in July.

Registration for Major/Minor/Upper: Friday, January 19th- Monday, February 11th.

Registration for Lower/Tball/Blastball: Thursday, February 15th-Friday, March 9th.

Register for Babe Ruth: Thursday, February 15th- Friday, March 9th

Age Groups

BIRTH CHART FOR 2018 – BASEBALL DIVISIONS


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January
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February
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March
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April
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May
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June
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July
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August
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September
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October
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November
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December
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Spring Registration

Links will be active when registration is open.

Register for Blastball Here

Register for TBall Here

Register for Lower Rookie Here

Register for Upper Rookie Here

Register for Minor/60 Here

Register for Major/70 Here

Register for Babe Ruth Here

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

Rec Leagues:

Blastball

Ages: 4 year olds

Description:

The 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.

Price:$50.00

Dates:

Practice Start Date: March 26

Game Start Date: April 16

Game End Date: May 25

Games will be played: Mondays & Thursdays- 5:30 & 6:15

T-ball

Ages: Born before May 1 2013 or after May 1, 2011.

Description:

The  T-Ball League is for any player who will participate as a 5 or 6 year old during the Spring 2018 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 MLB crew t-shirt, team hat, and elastic pants.

Base Path: 60'

Price:$55.00

Dates:

Practice Start Date: March 26

Game Start Date: April 16

Game End Date: May 25

Games will be played: Mondays & Thursdays- 5:30 & 6:30

Pitch Machine Lower Rookies

Ages: Born before May 1, 2011 or after May 1, 2009

Description:

The Spring 2018 Pitch Machine Lower Division is for any player who will be participating as a 7 or 8 year old during the 2018 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 kids transition from T-ball to Pitch Machine leagues.  Cal Ripken rules will be used. Players will receive an MLB Evolution Cool Base t-shirt, team hat, and elastic pants. 

Base Path: 60' Pitch Machine Distance: 43' Pitch Machine Speed: 32 MPH

Price:$85.00

Dates:

Practice Start Date: March 26

Game Start Date: April 16

Game End Date: May 25

Games will be played: Mondays & Thursdays- 5:30 & 7:00

Pitch Machine Upper Rookies

Age: Born before May 1, 2011 or after May 1, 2009

Description:

The Spring 2018 Pitch Machine Upper Division is for any player who will be participating as a 7 or 8 year old during the 2018 Spring season. Players will register as individuals and be drafted to a team. The focus in this division is to further develop player skill by providing a higher level of competition. Cal Ripken rules will be used. Players will receive an MLB Premier Eagle 2-button t-shirt, team hat, and elastic waist pants. 

Base Path: 60' Pitch Machine Distance: 43' Pitch Machine Speed: 40 MPH

Price:$95.00

Dates:

Practice Start Date: March 5

Game Start Date: April 2

Game End Date: May 25

Games will be played: Mondays & Thursdays- 5:30 & 7:00

Cal Ripken - Minor/60

Age: Born before May 1, 2009 or after May 1, 2007

Description:

The Spring 2018 Minor/60 Division is for any player who will be participating as a 9 or 10 year old during the 2018 Spring Season. Players will register as individuals and be drafted to a team. The focus in this division is to develop and enhance the physical skills needed as kids make the transition from pitching machine to kid pitch leagues. Cal Ripken rules will be used. Players will receive an MLB Premier Eagle 2-button t-shirt, team hat, team pants, and a belt. 

Base Path: 60' Mound Distance: 46'

Price:$105.00

Dates:

Practice Start Date: March 5

Game Start Date: April 2

Game End Date: May 25

Games will be played: Mondays & Thursdays- 5:30 & 7:00

Cal Ripken - Major/70

Age: Born before May 1, 2007 or after May 1, 2005

Description:

The Spring 2018 Major/70 Division is for any player who will be participating as a 10, 11, or 12 year old during the 2018 Spring Season.  Players will register as individuals and be drafted to a team.The focus in this league will be on competition, however, a must-play rule will be made and enforced during league play. Cal Ripken rules will be used. Players will receive an MLB Premier Eagle 2-button t-shirt, team hat, team pants, and a belt. 

Base Path: 70' Mound Distance: 50'

 Price:$105.00

Dates:

Practice Start Date: March 5

Game Start Date: April 2

Game End Date: May 25

Games will be played: Mondays & Thursdays- 5:30 & 7:00

Babe Ruth

Age: Born before May 1, 2005 or after May 1, 2002

Description:

The Spring 2018 Babe Ruth Division is for any player who will be participating as a 13, 14, or 15 year old during the 2018 Spring Season. Players will register as individuals and be drafted to a team. The focus in this league will be on competition with no guarantees of playing time. Babe Ruth rules will be used. Players will receive an MLB Premier Eagle 2-button t-shirt, team hat, team pants, and a belt. 

Base Path: 90' Mound Distance: 60' 6"

Price:$105.00

Dates:

Draft: March 19

Practice Start Date: March 26

Game Start Date: April 16

Game End Date: June 14

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 Tryout  -  Tuesday, May 15th

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 – 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 - Monday, March 19th

Babe Ruth Draft - Monday, March 19th

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.

Rules and Forms

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