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Posted on: January 7, 2019

Registration open for spring youth sports leagues and camps

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Registration is now open for 2019 City of Surprise spring sports programs, including tee-ball, baseball, softball, and volleyball! 


Leagues start early March and run through mid-May. The cost is $50 for residents and $70 for non-residents, with the exception of competitive volleyball and baseball majors 50/70, which are $65 for residents and $85 for non-residents.  


Registration runs through January 26, with a special Saturday registration that day at the Surprise Community & Recreation Services office, 15960 N Bullard Ave, from 8-11 a.m.


Here’s a look at the programs being offered this spring:


Youth Tee-Ball League: The road to the Big Leagues starts here! This program offers 4, 5, and 6 year olds the opportunity to learn the basic fundamentals and skills associated with the game of baseball in an atmosphere where participation and fun are top priority. www.surpriseaz.gov/2557/Tee-Ball-Baseball-Softball


Cal Ripken Baseball League: This program offers youth the opportunity to learn the basic fundamentals and skills associated with the game of baseball. Divisions offered are 7-8 coach pitch, 9-10 minors kid pitch, 10-12 majors 46/60 and 10-12 majors 50/70. www.surpriseaz.gov/2557/Tee-Ball-Baseball-Softball


Babe Ruth Softball League: This program, for girls ages 9-14, will teach the game of softball in the spirit of sportsmanship, fun and wholesome competition. An emphasis is placed on the development of skills and the value of teamwork.  www.surpriseaz.gov/2557/Tee-Ball-Baseball-Softball 

 

Recreational Volleyball League: The youth volleyball season will teach the game of volleyball in the spirit of sportsmanship, fun and wholesome competition.  Divisions offered are 7-8 co-ed, 9-10 co-ed, 11-12 year old girls, and 13-15 year old girls. www.surpriseaz.gov/2112/43538/Youth-Volleyball 


Competitive Volleyball League: This league provides youth athletes with the opportunity to participate in an organized, local league that will introduce them to the competitive side of sports relative to playing time, rules, standings and player development. While emphasis will remain on basic fundamentals, sportsmanship, and cooperative participation and socialization with peers, this program differs from recreational sports in that there are NO MANDATORY PLAYING TIME RULES. Divisions offered are 15U and 17U.  www.surpriseaz.gov/3306/43539/Competitive-Volleyball 


Spring Break Sports Camps: Spring Break camps provide an opportunity for players to receive valuable instruction on the fundamental skills of baseball or softball. After specific drills have been practiced, organized games between campers will provide a competitive outlet. For camp dates and details, visit www.surpriseaz.gov/2017/Sports-Camps-and-Clinics


For more information, please contact the Sports Division at 623.222.2000 or visit www.surpriseaz.gov/recreation.  


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