Youth In-House Recreation Baseball & Softball Leagues
The Spring In-House League is designed to give children the opportunity to play baseball and softball by experiencing both practice and game play. Players should expect games to be primarily held on Saturdays with the possibility of weeknight games (Monday-Thursday) as well. Teams will be designed to distribute age and experience levels amongst teams, volunteer coaches will be needed. The spring season is focused on skill improvement, learning the rules of the game, and to build a desire to keep playing into the future. Teams in the 9th-12th Grade Boys, 12U girls, and 14U will play teams from the surrounding communities with the possibility of games being played on Sundays.
2022 Spring Registration Period: January 12-February 23
Included in Registration Fee:
- T-ball: Jersey & Hat
- Baseball: Jersey, Hat, Socks
- Softball: Jersey, Socks
Coaches will be given catchers equipment, balls, bats and helmets to be utilized and shared amongst the team. Each player should supply their own glove.
- Baseball Pants
- Appropriate sized bat
- Protective cup for boys
- Batting helmet
- Cleats (Baseball: metal cleats are not allowed for grades 6 and below or on pitchers mounds. Softball: No metal cleats allowed)
Payment Plan Information
Payment plans are available for spring athletic leagues which allows families to split their total registration fees into three payments. Payments are charged automatically via a credit card provided during the registration process. The first payment will occur at the time of registration. The second and third(final) payments will occur on March 1st and April 1st for softball and T-Ball through 8th Grade Baseball. The second and third payments for Highschool will be withdrawn on May 1st and June 1st due to the league schedule. Payment plan participants must register during the scheduled registration period in order to be eligible to participate. All payment plans are subject to the Yorkville Parks and Recreation Automatic Payment agreement (for more information go to www.yorkville.il.us/yprautopaymentagreement. Final payments must be made by the scheduled start date of each league in order to avoid suspension or withdrawal from the program. Please pay close attention to the credit card chosen for automatic payment during the registration process as our system DOES NOT automatically delete old or compromised credit cards. When in doubt choose the "Make 3 payments-New Credit Card" option when choosing your payment arrangement.
RainoutLine Game Cancellation and Program Update System
The Yorkville Parks and Recreation Department will share game cancellations and announcements through an online system. You can view the program status online, sign up for text and/or email alerts, or download the mobile app.
1. Visit https://rainoutline.com/search/dnis/6305578471
2. Select program that you are interested in following.
3. Choose E-Mail & Text alerts on the left side of the page to create an account if you would like to receive text and/or email alerts.
Android and Iphone apps are available. Once downloaded from your phone’s app store search "Yorkville Parks and Recreation" and add as your favorite. Once added as a favorite, individual programs can be chosen for updates.
RainoutLine message will be available by phone. Call (630) 557-8471 to access the recorded hotline.