Youth Baseball / Softball

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2023 Boys Baseball and Girls Softball 

Is your child ready to play ball?  Be sure to sign them up early to reserve their spot in this year’s VPRD baseball/softball league.

Registration Information

Save $10 by registering online here.    Utilize coupon code BASEBALL at checkout.

Fees:  $70 Resident; $90 Non-Resident

IMPORTANT:  Teams are drawn in mid-March and practice will begin in late March. Practices are held during weekday evenings and on Saturdays.  Participants will be notified of team placement by the child’s specific coach.  The first games are scheduled for late April and the last games are scheduled for late June.   Games are scheduled on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings and on Saturdays. 

T-Ball (Coed)

Activity #                League                   Ages

180001-01               T - Ball                    5 - 6   

Baseball

Activity #                League                   Ages by 06/01/23

180110-02               G - Ball                    7 - 8   

180110-03               F - Minor                  9 – 10 (Travel required)

180110-04               F - Major                 11 - 12 (Travel required)

180110-05               E - Teener               13 - 15 (Travel required) 

180110-06               E - Senior                16 - 18 (Travel required)

Softball

Activity#                 League                   Ages by 01/01/23

180220-02               G - Ball                    7 - 8 (Travel required)

180220-03               B - Minor                 9 - 10 (Travel required)

180220-04               B - Major                 11 - 12 (Travel required)

180220-05               A - Minor                 13 - 14 (Travel required)

Start Smart Baseball-Softball 

This program is designed to teach boys and girls the basic fundamentals of baseball/softball: throwing, catching and hitting. Each week participants will practice skills and learn the rules of the game.  All children 3 to 5 years of age may register for this program at the same time as the Vandalia Baseball/Softball Program.  

Ages:  3 - 5 years old

Fee:  $25 Resident; $30 Non-Resident

Location:  Vandalia Sports Complex North Fields 

Special Note:  Balls and gloves are not required for this program, but if you have one please bring it.  

Activity#                 Day                         Date                        Time

180002-00               WED                        05/3 - 05/31             6:15 - 7:15pm

Sponsors

A big thank you to our field sponsor Heeter Plumbing!  Thank you to our 2022 team sponsors. 

Umpires Wanted

Looking to become an umpire? The Vandalia Parks and Recreation Department is always looking for youth league umpires! Email Dave Posma for youth leagues (must be 14 years old).

Registration

Register online

Youth Athletics Scholarship

The Vandalia Parks and Recreation Department administers a Youth Scholarship Fund for Vandalia-Butler students who may need financial assistance to access programs such as Youth Sports Athletic Leagues, CampREC Summer Camp, and a Youth Membership at the Vandalia Recreation Center.  Click here for more information.