Divisions

T-Ball - $135.00

  • Your child must be five years of age by April 30th 2017.
  • Co-ed T-Ball is a great introduction to River Forest Youth Baseball and Softball.
  • Children in Kindergarten are welcome to participate.
  • Coaches focus on FUNdamentals of the game - teaching and improving throwing, catching, fielding and hitting.
  • Children learn to play the game in a fun and relaxed environment.
  • Teams play two (2) 3-inning games per week during the season, which ends in early June.
  • Batters will use a "T" to hit the ball.
  • A continuous batting order is used (all players bat each inning and get on base - there are no outs!).
  • Coaches are allowed in the field to help instruct. Fielding is taught and plays are practiced, but not enforced.
  • A team shirt, game equipment (except glove), and coaching instruction are included in registration fee.
  • Fee - $135

Girls Rookie - Softball - $180.00

Current 1st and 2nd Grade Girls.

  • Uses 11 inch softball.
  • Modified Coach pitch.
  • 10 players in field and continuous batting order.
  • Girls will have an opportunity to hit 5 coach pitch balls. If they fail to put the ball in play a tee will be used.
  • Focus on basic skills including throwing, catching, fielding and running.
  • Fundamentals and fun make this a perfect first foray into Girls Softball.
  • Fee - $180

Boys Rookie - Baseball - $180.00

Current 1st and 2nd Grade Boys.

  • In-Season transition from Coach pitch to kid pitch. No walks.
  • 10 players in field and continuous batting order.
  • Developmental season schedule and double elimination playoffs.
  • Emphasis on good sportsmanship and fundamental instruction.
  • Fee - $180

Girls Minors - Softball - $180.00

Current 3rd and 4th Grade girls.

  • Uses 11 inch softball.
  • Kid pitch from 35 feet. No walks.
  • If a girl is walked, a coach is brought in to pitch them 5 additional balls.
  • Focus continues on throwing, catching, fielding and hitting. Additional emphasis on pitching and game situations.
  • The exposure to pitching will help both pitchers and hitters refine their skills for the next level of softball.
  • Fee - $180

Boys Minors - Baseball -$200.00

Current 3rd, 4th and Little League Age 10 5th Graders  (Must be 10 years old  as of April 30, 2017).

  • Emphasis on good sportsmanship and baseball fundamentals.
  • Provide instruction on proper fielding, hitting, base running and throwing techniques.
  • 10 players in the field with a continuous batting order.
  • Fee - $200

Girls Majors - Softball - $200.00

Current 5th and 6th Grade girls.

  • Uses 12 inch softball.
  • Emphasis on sportsmanship, player development, softball strategy.
  • 9 players in the field and continuous batting order.
  • Fee - $200

Boys Majors - Baseball - $200.00

Current 5th, 6th and Little League Age 12 7th Graders  (Must be 12 years old  as of April 30, 2017).

  • Emphasis on sportsmanship, player development, baseball strategy.
  • 9 players in the field with a continuous batting order.
  • Fee - $200

Girls Seniors - Softball 

Current 7th and 8th Graders, as of January 1, 2017.     Fee - $180 

High School girls under 15 as of January 1, 2017.         Fee - $90

  • Joint program with other towns.

Boys Junior League  - Baseball  - $200.00

Current 7th & 8th grade boys.

  • Regulation Baseball, 90' bases, 60', 6" pitching distance.
  • Great Preparation for those interested in High School Baseball
  • Play against other Suburban teams  
  • 9 players in the field with a continuous batting order.
  • Fee - $200.

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