Some information for our new families:
4, 5 year old girls/boys - JUNIOR TBALL continuing to develop game fundamentals, this will feature regular season games. We will not be offering an Instructional only program this year. The Junior TBall games/practice will be twice per week.
5, 6, & 7 year old girls/boys – SENIOR TBALL. We believe this will continue to develop/accelerate baseball skills and make the game more enjoyable for all. We will field tournament teams for T-Ball.
7, 8 year olds will play in our ROOKIE BALL league division which will include machine pitch. We will look to field a Rookie Ball tournament team.
9, 10 – 12 year olds will play in either MINOR or MAJOR BASEBALL (9 year olds will play in Minor only) . Those players that played MAJOR Little League in 2019 will continue as MAJOR players but may be assigned to a new team. There will be tournament teams for Minor and Major.
NOTE: THERE WILL BE A SERIES OF EVALUATION IN APRIL TO DETERMINE THE BEST LEVEL FOR YOUR CHILD.
Girls 8 and older will play softball in the Mississauga Girls Softball Association and will also have the opportunity to be selected to a tournament team.
*** HELMET PROGRAM/BAT INFORMATION***
ALL players must have a safety-approved helmet. T-Ball & Rookie Ball, Minor and Major Baseball Helmets can be purchased from from local sporting goods retailers. Softball helmets must include a mandatory face guard.
Little League International has mandated that beginning with the 2018 season, non-wood and laminated bats used in Little League (Majors and below, as well as the Challenger Division), shall bear the USA Baseball logo signifying that the bat meets the USABat - USA Baseball’s Youth Bat Performance Standard.
All BPF – 1.15 bats were prohibited beginning with the 2018 season. Additionally, the bat diameter cannot exceed 2-5/8 inches for these divisions of play.
Additional information is available at www.LittleLeague.org/batinfo.
*** YOUTH UMPIRE PROGRAM ***
We require umpires for the 2021 season. This will count towards your Community Service hours. Please leave message on club line 905-277-5081, or [email protected] if you are interested. Minimum age is 13. Training, equipment and umpire shirt/hat provided and a per game wage is included.
YOUTH VOLUNTEER COACH PROGRAM
Boys/Girls over the age of 13 that would like to volunteer to participate as a team assistant should contact us through email. The commitment will be for the entire season and generally include 2 games and a practice per week. The volunteer will receive volunteer hours.
If you are interested in being a Volunteer coach program please email [email protected].
*** PLAYER EVALUATIONS FOR 2021 SEASON ***
Boys BASEBALL (7 & 8) TBC *Arrangements are being made to hold evaluations in an indoor venue
Boys BASEBALL (9 & 10) TBC or on a turf field to avoid multiple reschedules as a result of inclement
Boys BASEBALL (11 & 12) TBC weather. Further information will be posted on the website and an
Co-ed T-BALL (5/6) TBC email sent out when times/location are confirmed.
All players are to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled start time with ball glove and appropriate footwear. If player is unable to attend please call the club line at 905-277-5081. Please leave your name & phone #.
NOTE: A player may not be selected to a Major Little League team without attending an evaluation.
Coaches will draft players onto teams for the 2021 season in the week following the evaluations/games. The coach will contact all players. Practices will be held and uniforms provided prior to opening day.
*** SEASON DATES***
OPENING DAY TBC 8:30am Springfield Park/Erindale
Opening Ceremonies – on field
Regular season games will begin the weeks of TBC, to offer a full schedule to all divisions.
TEAM PICTURES TBC as scheduled Springfield Park/Erindale
NOTE THERE ARE NO RE-TAKE DAYS/TIMES SCHEDULE FOR TEAM/INDIVIDUAL PHOTOS
CLOSING DAY TBC 8:30am Springfield Park/Erindale
Parade of Teams/Championship
5:00pm Family BBQ/Field Party
BLUE JAY CLINIC TBC
For all registered players ages 8-12. Fee is $TBC, plus HST
*** GAME NIGHTS***
NOTE: Depending on the # of teams for 2021 we may need to adjust the division schedules due to limitations for space on fields.
(Season) Tuesday/Thursday (1 game/1 practice) Junior TBall
Monday/Wednesday (2 games+1 practice) Senior TBall
Tuesday/Thursday (2 games+1 practice) Advanced Rookie Ball
Monday/Wednesday (2 games+1 practice) Minor Baseball
Tuesday/Thursday (2 games+ 1 practice) Major Baseball
Rainouts are normally re-scheduled for Sunday afternoon/evenings