Baseball, T-ball & Rookie Ball

 

Summer 2022

Pre T-Ball, T-Ball, and Rookie Ball Leagues & Classes

The Arlington Heights Park District offers Saturday morning Pre T-Ball and T-Ball classes and weekday Pre T-Ball, T-Ball, and Rookie Ball leagues beginning the week of June 13th. Registration opens at 10am on Tuesday April 5th for Park District residents and on Tuesday, April 12th for non-residents. All sessions are held outdoors.

Enthusiastic Park District staff coach both programs, teaching players proper throwing, catching, hitting, and batting techniques. Both programs are instructional and neither have prerequisites at any level (Pre-T, T-Ball or Rookie Ball). Players should register according to their age/grade rather than their experience. 

Covid-19 guidelines are subject to change per local, state, and federal guidelines and changes to guideline may affect program structure or requirements.

Registration

To register for a T-Ball league or class, please click on the appropriate class code. Links will be active for viewing in late March, and registration opens at 10am on April 5th for Park District residents and April 12th for non-residents.

In Pre T-Ball and T-Ball, players to to hit from a tee. In Rookie Ball, players learn to hit a coach-pitched ball. League players receive a Park District hat and t-shirt.

Weekday leagues meet twice a week. For the first 2-3 weeks, players learn skills and techniques through fun drills and short scrimmages. By the end of week three, players in each practice time slot are split into two teams, and those two teams scrimmage each other for the full session for the remainder of the season. Coaches continue to demonstrate and reinforce techniques during scrimmages. Leagues and classes meet at the following locations:

 

Weekday league fees: Resident $93, Non-resident $103

Level/ age Day Time Dates Location Code
Pre T-Ball  (4 yrs) Mon/Wed 4:30 - 5:15pm 6/13 - 7/27 Melas Park 59526
Pre T-Ball  (4 yrs) Mon/Wed 5:30 - 6:15pm 6/13 - 7/27 Melas Park 59527
T-Ball  (5 yrs) Mon/Wed 4:30 - 5:15pm 6/13 - 7/27 Melas Park 59530
T-Ball  (5 yrs) Mon/Wed 5:30 - 6:15pm 6/14 - 7/27 Melas Park 59531
Rookie Ball  (K &1st gr)* Mon/Wed 4:30 - 5:15pm 6/13 - 7/27 Melas Park 59435
Rookie Ball  (K &1st gr)* Mon/Wed 5:30 - 6:15pm 6/13 - 7/27 Melas Park 59523
Pre T-Ball  (4 yrs) Tu/Th 10:00 - 10:45am 6/14 - 7/28 Pioneer Park 59534
Pre T-Ball  (4 yrs) Tu/Th 11:00 - 11:45am 6/14 - 7/28 Pioneer Park 59535
Pre T-Ball  (4 yrs) Tu/Th 4:30 - 5:15pm 6/14 - 7/28 Melas Park 59528
Pre T-Ball  (4 yrs) Tu/Th 5:30 - 6:15pm 6/14 - 7/28 Melas Park 59529
T-Ball  (5 yrs) Tu/Th 10:00 - 10:45am 6/14 - 7/28 Pioneer Park 59536
T-Ball  (5 yrs) Tu/Th 11:00 - 11:45am 6/14 - 7/28 Pioneer Park 59537
T-Ball  (5 yrs) Tu/Th 4:30 - 5:15pm 6/14 - 7/28 Melas Park 59532
T-Ball  (5 yrs) Tu/Th 5:30 - 6:15pm 6/14 - 7/28 Melas Park 59533
Rookie Ball  (K & 1st gr)* Tu/Th 4:30 - 5:15pm 6/14 - 7/28 Melas Park 59524
Rookie Ball  (K & 1st gr)* Tu/Th 5:30 - 6:15pm 6/14 - 7/28 Melas Park 59525

*Current kindergarten and first graders (2021-22 school year).

Leagues do not meet on Monday, July 4th or Tuesday, July 5th.

Rain outs will be made up the first week of August.

 

Saturday classes meet from June 18th through July 30th (no class on July 2nd). Players learn to catch, throw, and hit a ball from a tee in the first half of each class and scrimmage in the second half of each class. All Saturday classes meet at Sunset Meadows.

Saturday class fees:  $72 Resident, $82 Non-resident

Level/ age Dates Time Location Code
Pre T-Ball  (4 yrs) June 18, 25, July 9, 16, 23, 30 9:30 - 10:20 am Sunset Meadows 59540
Pre T-Ball  (4 yrs) June 18, 25, July 9, 16, 23, 30 10:30 - 11:20 am Sunset Meadows 59541
T-Ball  (5 yrs) June 18, 25, July 9, 16, 23, 30 9:30 - 10:20 am Sunset Meadows 59542
T-Ball  (5 yrs) June 18, 25, July 9, 16, 23, 30 10:30 - 11:20 am Sunset Meadows 59543

 

What should players bring to class?

  • Players should wear sunscreen and bring a baseball mitt, hat, bat, and water bottle every day.
  • Players should wear comfortable play clothes and close-toed gym shoes, and dress for the weather.
  • Please label all items with your child's full name.

 

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