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Spring & Summer Programs 

Little League Baseball

8-14 yr olds - based on age as of Aug 31, 2020

Little League is the next step for 8 yr olds+ to improve their skills, knowledge and love for the game! All registered participants are placed on a team and given equal playing time. After registration, players are evaluated at "Showcase Day" in March to determine current skill levels. Then, players are placed into divisions based on a combination of age and skill level to give each kid the best experience possible. Finally, equally skilled teams are then formed inside each division. 

  • Registration deadline was Feb 1. Call (616) 748-3230 or stop in our office to be added to our first come, first serve wait list. 
  • Full ZLL Details: External LinkZeeland Little League Website
  • Questions? Email ZLL President, Brandon LaRosazllpresident@gmail.com
  • Parent Meeting: Tue, Feb 25 @ 7pm - Cityside MS - Lokers Auditorium 
  • Showcase Day: Sat, Mar 7 @ SportsQuest
  • Practices: March 30-Late June (1-2 p/wk)
  • Games: Late Apr-Late June (1-3 p/wk)
  • Equipment: Players must provide pants, rubber cleats, and gloves. Jerseys, hats, bats, balls, and catchers equipment are provided. 
  • All-Stars: All-Star tournaments take place in the End of June-Mid-July. If a player is interested in trying out for an All-Star team, families must complete an “All-Star Commitment Form”. Then, a try-out then takes place in early June. All-Star teams are selected by appointed committees and based on try-out performance, regular season performance, team needs, etc. More information can be found on the ZLL website (link below) 
  • Divisions:
    • Placement in divisions is based on combination of age + skill level
    • AA National: 8-9 yr olds (Kid/Coach Pitch)
    • AA American: 8-9 yr olds 
    • AAA National: 9-10 yr olds 
    • AAA American: 9-11 yr olds
    • Majors: 10-12 yr olds
    • 50-70: 12-13 yr olds
    • Juniors: 13-14 yr olds

Co-Ed Toddler Tee Ball

4 yr olds

This program consists of one evening a week of a one-hour practice followed by a one-hour game (parent/ guardian is required to be on the field with each child for all practices and games). Parents will be the lead for the teaching and of skills, along with guidance from the Rec Dept and a lead parent. Teams will be formed at random.

  • Register Here
  • Cost: $32r/$47nr
  • Session 1 Dates: June 1-26
  • Session 1 Parent Meeting: May 27, 6pm – Adams Elem
  • Session 1 Registration Deadline: May 2
  • Session 2 Dates: August 3-28
  • Session 2 Registration Deadline: June 27
  • Session 2 Parent Meeting: July 29, 6pm – Adams Elem
  • Practices: One p/Week | 6pm on Weeknights | 9am on Sat
  • Games: One p/Week @ 6pm
  • Location: Adams Elementary Fields 

Tee-Ball

5 yr olds - based on age as of Aug 31, 2020

Learn baseball or softball fundamentals through one practice and one game per week! After registration, your child will be placed at random on a team. Coaches will contact parents in Mid-April after the coaches meeting to communicate team placements and schedules.

  • Register Here 
  • Registration Deadline: Mar 7
  • Age: 5 yr olds (based on age as of Aug 31, 2020)
  • Cost: $37r/$52nr
  • Practices: One Prac p/Week | Mon-Sat | Begin End of April
  • Games Begin: One Game p/Week | Mon-Thur @ 6pm | May-June

Coach-Pitch Baseball

6 yr olds - based on age as of Aug 31, 2020

Improve your baseball or softball skills through one practice and one game per week! After registration, your child will be placed at random on a team. Coaches will contact parents in Mid-April after the coaches meeting to communicate team placements and schedules. 

  • Register Here
  • Registration Deadline: Mar 7
  • Age: 6 yr olds (based on age as of Aug 31, 2020)
  • Cost: $37r/$52nr
  • Practices: One Prac p/Week | Mon-Sat | Begin End of April
  • Games Begin: One Game p/Week | Mon-Thur @ 6pm-8pm | May-June

Coach Pitch / Kid Pitch Baseball

7 yr olds - based on age as of Aug 31, 2020

Improve your baseball or softball skills through 1-2 practices per week and one game per week! Coaches will pitch the first half of the game season, while developing pitching skills during practices. Then, kids who are interested in pitching will pitch the second half of the season (with coach assistance when needed). After registration, your child will be placed at random on a team. Coaches will contact parents in Mid-April after the coaches meeting to communicate team placements and schedules. 

  • Register Here
  • Registration Deadline: Mar 7
  • Age: 7 yr olds (based on age as of Aug 31, 2020)
  • Cost: $42r/$57nr
  • Practices: One Prac p/Week | Mon-Sat | Begin End of April
  • Games Begin: One Game p/Week | Mon-Thur @ 6pm-8pm | May-June