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Garner Parks & Recreation 

Youth Softball & Baseball

REGISTRATION DEADLINE — MARCH 16, 2018
** $20 late fee will be charged for all registrations after March 16*
** No registrations will be accepted after March 23**
 

 

T-Ball                           Age 4 — Kindergarten                   Fee—$30.00         

The T-ball program focuses on teaching the basic fundamentals & rules of baseball/softball through fun drills and games.

  • Session Dates:  May 29 – July 3
  • Practice/Game Days: Practices & games will be held on Tuesday & Thursday nights.
  • Participants must be 4 by June 1, 2018.  

 

Coach Pitch                   1st/2nd Grade                             Fee—$35.00         

Youth will play teams from surrounding towns as well as the other Garner teams. Coaches will pitch to all batters, & youth will have a chance to play different positions on the field. Youth will continue to focus on the fundamentals. 

  • Practices:  One night a week in May & Tuesday/Thursday mornings once school is out.  Exact schedule T.B.D.
  • Game Days: Monday &/or Wednesday nights

 

Minor League                3rd Grade                                   Fee—$35.00         

This league is a traveling league. The youth will play surrounding towns. This program will be progressive throughout the season & allow the youth to focus on the pitching aspect of the game along with learning the basic strategy of baseball/softball and becoming comfortable with different game situations.

  • Practices:  Evenings in May, mornings once school is out.  Exact practice schedule T.B.D.
  • Game Days:   GIRLS:  Monday &/or Wednesday nights      BOYS:  Tuesdays &/or Thursday nights

 

Major League                4th/5th Grade                            Fee—$45.00         

This league is a competitive traveling league. Teams will be a part of the Borderline League, & will play surrounding towns.  At this level, focus will be on improving skills & learning game strategy & situations.

  • Practices:  Evenings in May, mornings once school is out.  Exact practice schedule T.B.D.
  • Game Days:   GIRLS:  Tuesday &/or Thursday nights      BOYS:  Monday &/or Wednesday nights

 

Babe Ruth                      6th/7th Grade                           Fee—$45.00         

This league is a competitive traveling league. Teams will be a part of the Borderline League, & will play surrounding towns. At this level, focus will be on fine tuning skills, becoming comfortable at one or two positions, & learning more advanced game strategy.  If numbers allow, there will be an ALL 6th grade team & an ALL 7th grade team.   

  • Practices:  Evenings in May, mornings once school is out.  Exact practice schedule T.B.D.
  • Game Days:   GIRLS:  Tuesday & Friday nights      BOYS:  Tuesday & Thursday nights
 
 
**Team Rosters, team meeting schedule, & basic program information will be e-mailed out in April as well as posted on our website & teamsnap.**
 
 

TEAM MEETING INFORMATION

We will hand out t-shirts/uniforms, schedules, rules,  league info, & answer any questions you may have about the upcoming      season.  3rd-7th grade teams will receive fundraiser information.

  •        Sunday, April 22 --  3rd grade, 4th/5th grade, & 6th/7th grade
  •        Sunday, April 29T-Ball & 1st/2nd grade

Please make note of these dates. Meeting times will be announced in April.

 

Download the documents below for important program information.


Attached Document or File2018 Baseball/Softball Registration Form  
Attached Document or File2018 Baseball/Softball Information  
Attached Document or File2018 Spring Training Schedule  
Attached Document or FileBaseball & Softball Philosophy  
Attached Document or FileParent's Code of Conduct  
Attached Document or FileParental Grievance Policy  
Attached Document or FileCoaches' Code of Conduct  
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Contact:City Hall, 135 W. 5th St., Garner, Iowa 50438, (641) 923-2588 admin@garneriowa.org