Baseball & Softball

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YOUTH BASEBALL / SOFTBALL

Baseball Player Eligibility Date for Age May 1st, 2020
Softball Player Eligibility Date for Age Jan. 1st, 2020

T-Ball: Boys & Girls Ages 5-6
T-Ball teaches children (ages 5-6) the basic motor skills necessary to play organized baseball while they work as a team. The program focuses on teaching children skills in batting, throwing/catching, and running/agility.

   Registration:                December 2nd – January 31st 
   Team first practice:   Thursday, February 6th
   Practices / Games:     Tuesdays & Thursdays
   Time:                              6:00pm - 7:00pm
   Fee:                                 $30.00 resident/ $45.00 non-resident
   Location:                       Sleepy Hollow Complex

Registration for any sports program require a Registration Form.

 

Leesburg Rookie League: Boys & Girls Ages 7 – 8 (Machine League)
This is a league designed to orient young boys and girls in the game of baseball, sportsmanship, and group participation. This is a pitching machine league which encourages hitting without the fear of being hit by the pitch.

   Registration:              December 1st – January 31st 
   Team Placement:      Tuesday, February 4th 
   Practices / Games:    Tuesdays &Thursdays
   Time:                             6:00pm - 8:00pm
   Fee:                                $35.00 resident / $50.00 non-resident

Registration for any sports program require a Registration Form.

 

Leesburg Cal Ripken Minor League: Boys Ages 9-10
This program is designed to teach young boys the fundamentals of baseball, teamwork, discipline, and sportsmanship.

   Registration:                December 1st – January 31st 
   Team Placement:       Monday, February 3rd 
   Practices / Games:     Mondays & Wednesdays
   Time:                              6:00pm - 8:00pm
   Fee:                                 $35.00 resident / $50.00 non-resident

Registration for any sports program require a Registration Form.

 

Leesburg Cal Ripken Major League: Boys Ages 11-12
Player’s will now begin playing baseball like the major leagues. The field is enlarged and runners will be allowed to lead off.

   Registration:                 December 1st – January 31st 
   Team Placement:        Wednesday, February 5th
   Practices / Games:      Mondays & Wednesdays
   Time:                               6:00pm - 8:00pm
   Fee:                                  $35.00 resident / $50.00 non-resident

Registration for any sports program require a Registration Form.

 

Leesburg Babe Ruth League: Boys Ages 13-15
This activity will instruct teenage boys in various baseball skills, sportsmanship, teamwork, and discipline. Games will be played on nights that the LHS baseball team is not playing.

   Registration:           December 1st – January 31st 
   Team Placement:   TBD
   Games:                      Scheduled around the Leesburg JV High School schedule
   Time:                          6:30pm - 9:00pm
   Fee:                             $35.00 resident / $50.00 non-resident

Registration for any sports program require a Registration Form.

 

Babe Ruth Girls Fastpitch Softball 10U, 12U, 16U.
League oriented play designed to incrementally introduce new elements of the game as youth progress through the age divisions. Games are throughout the week and Saturdays. Local travel within the county will be required. Travel to neighboring counties may be required on Saturdays. Home games played at Sleepy Hollow recreation complex. Depending on registration numbers, only one team may be fielded per age group or some age divisions could be combined.

   Registration:           December 2nd – February 14th
   Team Placement:   Tuesday, February 18th (10U & 12U) 
                                       Wednesday, February 19th (16U)
   Practices:                  Monday & Wednesday / Tuesdays & Thursdays (possible Saturdays)
   Time:                          6:00pm - 8:00pm
   Fee:                             $35.00 resident/ $50.00 non-resident

Registration for any sports program require a Registration Form.

*Dates may be subject to change 

For more information, contact us at:

Leesburg Recreation Complex
1851 Griffin Road Leesburg, FL 34748
Telephone: 352.728.9885    Fax: 352.326.6225
Email: Recreation.Dept@leesburgflorida.gov

*Birth Certificates are required*