February is the time for registering your young ones for T-Ball and youth baseball leagues. The following information was provided by Owensboro Parks & Rec:
Owensboro Parks and Recreation T-Ball League
The league is for 3 through 6 year olds and teaches the basic fundamentals of T-ball, including batting off a tee, throwing, catching, fielding and team sportsmanship.
The league begins the week of May 2. All games will be played at the Owensboro Softball Complex located in Jack C. Fisher Park. The 3-4 year old (non-competitive) league will play on Mondays or Tuesdays and the 5-6 year old (competitive) league will play on Thursdays. Game times will be at 5:45 p.m. or 6:50 p.m. All children will play in the field and bat each inning.
The registration fee is $55 per child. New this year, we are offering a Sibling discount of $10 off the Second child registered. The deadline to register is March 31. Each child will receive a team T-shirt and hat. It is recommended you register early for this fun and extremely popular program.
Southern Little League
Sign-ups for Southern Little League’s 2016 baseball season will begin January 30. All games are played at the City of Owensboro’s Southern Park facility, located at 2815 South Griffith Avenue. Registration information is as follows:
Ages: Boys and girls, ages 5 through 12
Registration/Tryout Dates: Feb. 13 from 9 a.m.–12 p.m. and Feb. 14 from 12 p.m.-3 p.m.
Registration Location: Owensboro Middle School North Campus, 1300 Booth Avenue
Fees: $120 per child and $50 for each sibling. Included in the fees are uniforms, hats, concession stand by out, and the coaches’ equipment.
****Don’t Forget to Bring****
Your child’s birth certificate, health insurance info, and two forms of address verification.
Eligibility criteria: 1) Residence is located in the Owensboro City School District, West of US 431 or in McLean County School District and 2) Child attends an Owensboro City School or any school west of US 431.
For more information about this program, contact Southern Little League at: [email protected]
Western Cal Ripken
Ages: Boys and girls, ages 4 through 12
Registration Dates: Saturday, Feb. 6, 13, & 20 Registration Times: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Registration Location: Moreland Park, corner of Parrish Ave. and Hickman Ave., main press box upstairs
For more information:
President-Greg Wathen 270-929-3870, Vice President-Sean Fay 270-993-7274,
Secretary-Angie Riggs 270-315-7573, Treasurer-Brandie Ashley 270-315-8615
Fees: PRICE BREAKS first 2 Saturdays
- Saturday Feb. 6th…$60.00 per child…($30.00 additional sibling)
- Saturday Feb. 13th…$65.00 per child…($30.00 additional sibling)
- Saturday Feb. 20th…$70.00 per child…($30.00 additional sibling)
- Thereafter…$75.00 per child…($30.00 additional sibling)
- Major Division 11, 12 yr. olds 50/70 Division (New for 2016)
- Minor Division 9, 10 yr. olds 46/60 Division
- Rookie Division 7, 8 yr. olds 46/60 Division
- Tee Ball Division 4, 5 & 6 yr. olds 46/60 Division
- (May 1, 2016 Determine Playing Age/Division)
*** Don’t Forget to Bring ***
Your child’s birth certificate and proof of residence to Register
Eastern Cal Ripken
Chautauqua Park (Bluff Avenue/Parrish)
Ages: Boys and girls, ages 3 through 12
Registration every Saturday in February at O’boro Parks & Rec starting at 9 a.m.
Tryouts March 12 @10 a.m.for ages 6+
For more information: Amy Espinosa, Vice-President, 270-314-3108
For more information about any of these leagues, please call the Owensboro Parks and Recreation Department at 270-687-8700 or visit our website at owensboroparks.org.