Registration Deadline is midnight on 2/28/20. If you missed this deadline please call Harpswell Recreation to discuss options, 833-5771 ext. 108.
New this year: For this 2020 baseball season those players who are determined to be eligible to play at the major level in the Ararat Cal Ripken Baseball League will play on teams with players from Topsham. Assessments to determine rostering at the major level will be held on or before Saturday, March 28.
Harpswell Youth League baseball is for children ages *6 - 12 (as of 4/30 of the current year).
*Six and Seven year olds that do not have any prior experience are strongly urged to participate in one year of t-ball prior to registering for a rookie team. This is not only for safety purposes, but also to make sure the participant has a basic baseball foundation, rule comprehension and the motor skills necessary to play.
HYL is part of a larger League, Ararat Cal Ripken, that is comprised of Bowdoin, Bowdoinham, Richmond and Topsham. Games are played with the towns listed plus Brunswick.
Practices and home games are held at Trufant Summerton Athletic Field.
Teams are made in the following categories:
Rookie: Rookie teams are made up of 6, 7 and 8 year olds (and possibly 9 year olds that are first time players).
Minor: Minor teams are made up of mostly 9 and 10 year olds (*8 year olds that have above average skills may try out to be placed on a minor team. 11 year olds that are first time players will usually be placed here).
Major: Major teams are made up of mostly 11 and 12 year olds (10 year olds that have above average skills may tryout to be placed on a major team. 11 & 12 year olds that are first time players may be placed on a minor team).
*If your child is eight and you've registered for a Minor team; a skills assessment will be performed. If your child does not possess the skills for minor team placement, they will be placed on a Rookie team.
Registration is closed on the due date or when teams are full. Late registrations will only be accepted if there is space available.