Youth Baseball

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Grab Your Glove and Let's Play Some Baseball!

Our Fundamental T-Ball programs are for 4-6 year olds, 'Power In Pink' T-Ball programs are for girls 4-8 years old and our Recreational Baseball programs are for 1st-3rd graders. See below for detailed information about our youth baseball programs.

See our Youth Sports Overview & Guide for program details and for times and locations of our youth baseball classes. For other types of programs for YMCA youth such as Gymnastics, Dance and Swimming Classes, see our current Program Guide.

Youth Sports Overview & Guide    Program Guide

Youth Sports Baseball Programs


Fundamental T-Ball

Fundamental T-Ball is a 45 minute sports class where your child will learn the basic fundamentals of the sport of baseball covering the basics of catching, throwing, positions and roles & batting. Learn the values of good sportsmanship, team work, skill development, self esteem and confidence in a fun atmosphere. Modified scrimmages will be introduced within this session. This program uses soft core balls and will bat off the tee.

Youth Sports Button Fundamental

Program offered to: Ages 4-6

Your child will need:

  • YMCA Youth Sports jersey (available at all 4 YMCA’s for purchase price of $15)
  • Baseball glove
  • Good pair of athletic shoes (cleats aren’t necessary but rubber cleats are acceptable)

Locations may include: Green Isle Park, East Side YMCA, West Side YMCA


'Power in Pink' Fundamental T-Ball

'Power in Pink' is a special Fundamental T-Ball offered just for girls at the 4-8 year age. 

Youth Sports Button Fundamental

Program offered to: Ages 4-8 - girls only

Your child will need:

  • YMCA Youth Sports jersey (available at all 4 YMCA’s for purchase price of $15)
  • Baseball glove
  • Good pair of athletic shoes (cleats aren’t necessary but rubber cleats are acceptable)

Recreational Baseball

Recreational Baseball is a league program that will continue working on developmental skills with a more advanced curriculum. This league will run 1 ¼ hours each week. Week 1 is a team practice.  Weeks 2-7 begin with a 30 minute practice followed by a 45 minute game. Here we introduce more game play (unlike Fundamental Sports where we emphasis more on skills and drills with modified scrimmages). In this level, we will introduce score without putting too much emphasis on competition. The first inning everyone will bat. The 2nd inning we will play baseball rules. 

Youth Sports Button Recreational

Program offered to: Grades 1-3

Your child will need:

  • YMCA Youth Sports jersey (available at all 4 YMCA’s for purchase price of $15)
  • Baseball glove
  • Good pair of athletic shoes (cleats aren’t necessary but rubber cleats are acceptable)

Locations may include: Green Isle Park, East Side YMCA, West Side YMCA