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Winter Programs

ze winter baseball clinic

7-13 Yr Olds

This program is designed to help participants improve baseball knowledge, improve their skills, and have fun during the winter in preparation for the Zeeland Little League Showcase Day in the Spring.

  • Register Here
  • Coach: Matt Sattler, ZE Varsity Coach
  • Cost: $55r/$70nr
  • Day: Saturday
  • Dates: Jan 30-Feb 20 
  • 7-10 Yr Olds: 2:00-3:00pm
  • 11-13 Yr Olds: 3:15-4:15pm
  • Location: ZEHS Main Gym

zw winter baseball clinic

7-13 Yr Olds

This program is designed to help participants improve baseball knowledge, improve their skills, and have fun during the winter in preparation for the Zeeland Little League Showcase Day in the Spring.

  • Register Here
  • Coach: Adam Locker, ZW Varsity Coach
  • Cost: $30r/$45nr
  • Day: Saturday
  • Dates: Feb 20 & 27
  • 7-10 Yr Olds: 1:00-2:30pm
  • 11-13 Yr Olds: 2:30-4:00pm
  • Location: ZWHS Gyms

 


Spring & Summer Programs

Little League Baseball (4-14 yr olds)

*Based on age as of Aug 31, 2021

Rookie Ball (4 Yr Olds): 

This new and improved co-ed program serves as the perfect into to baseball and softball! It consists of one day a week of skill development for four weeks.

  • Register Here (Registration Opens Dec 21)
  • Registration Deadline: Feb 13
  • Full DetailsExternal LinkZeeland Little League Website
  • Questions: Email ZLL President, Brandon LaRosazllpresident@gmail.com
  • Cost: $39r/$54nr
  • Session 1: May 31-June 25 (specific weekly dates will be assigned later)
  • Session 2: July 12-Aug 6 (specific weekly dates will be assigned later)

T-League (5-6 Yr Olds):

This is our Tee-Ball League! All balls are hit off tees with no live pitching from coaches or players. This program includes one practice and one game per week.

Single A League (6-7 Yr Olds):

This is our Coach-Pitch League. Coaches pitch to players, with no live pitching from participants. This program includes one practice and one game per week.

AA National League (8-9 Yr Olds):

This is our Kid Pitch/Coach Pitch League. It’s designed to teach participants how to pitch and how to hit against live pitching from other participants. Batters will begin by facing an opposing pitcher, but coaches will step in to pitch if the batter is walked to ensure all hitters get the chance to improve their hitting skills. Stealing is not allowed.

AA American League (8-9 Yr Olds):

This is a Kid Pitch League designed for those with more experience in pitching and hitting live pitching. Coaches do not assist in pitching. Stealing is not allowed.

AAA National League (8-10 Yr Olds):

This is a more advanced Kid Pitch League that also introduces players to stealing while on base. The regular season ends with a post-season “Karl Elzinga Tournament” between all AAA National teams. This is also the first level where players are eligible to try out for Zeeland Little League All-Star Teams (All-Star seasons occur after the regular season ends).

  • Register Here (Registration Opens Dec 21)
  • Registration Deadline: Feb 13
  • Full DetailsExternal LinkZeeland Little League Website
  • Questions: Email ZLL President, Brandon LaRosazllpresident@gmail.com
  • Cost: $79r/$94nr
  • Dates: Mid-April to Mid-June
  • Practices: 1-2 practices per week (Mon-Fri)
  • Games: 1-3 games per week (Mon-Sat)
  • Karl Elzinga Tournament: Mid-June
  • All-Stars: Mid-June to Mid-July

AAA American League (9-11 Yr Olds):

This league has similar rules to the Majors division (10-12 yr olds). This league helps to prepare players for playing in the Majors division. The regular season ends with a post-season “Karl Elzinga Tournament” between all of the AAA National teams. All players are eligible to try out for Zeeland Little League All-Star Teams (All-Star seasons occur after the regular season ends).

  • Register Here (Registration Opens Dec 21)
  • Registration Deadline: Feb 13
  • Full DetailsExternal LinkZeeland Little League Website
  • Questions: Email ZLL President, Brandon LaRosazllpresident@gmail.com
  • Cost: $79r/$94nr
  • Dates: Mid-April to Mid-June
  • Practices: 1-2 practices per week (Mon-Fri)
  • Games: 1-3 games per week (Mon-Sat)
  • Karl Elzinga Tournament: Mid-June
  • All-Stars: Mid-June to Mid-July

Majors League (10-12 Yr Olds):

This league is for 12 year olds and younger and is the division that the Little League World Series is associated with. This is the highest division playing with 60 ft bases and 48 ft mounds, as the later divisions for 13 year olds and older have larger field dimensions. Teams in the Majors division also play in a District wide tournament at the end of the regular season.

  • Register Here (Registration Opens Dec 21)
  • Registration Deadline: Feb 13
  • Full DetailsExternal LinkZeeland Little League Website
  • Questions: Email ZLL President, Brandon LaRosazllpresident@gmail.com
  • Cost: $79r/$94nr
  • Dates: Mid-April to Mid-June
  • Practices: 1-2 practices per week (Mon-Fri)
  • Games: 1-3 games per week (Mon-Sat)
  • District 9 Tournament: Mid-June
  • All-Stars: Mid-June to Mid-July

50-70 League (12-13 Yr Olds):

This league is primarily for 13 year olds, but 12 year olds also have the option to bypass Majors and play 50/70. Teams play home games at Zeeland Christian, where the field dimensions are 50 ft mounds and 70 ft bases. Teams play against other 50/70 teams in the West-Michigan area, which involves some travel. This is the first time players are introduced to leading off on the bases and pitchers can “balk”. Teams in the 50/70 Division also play in a District wide tournament at the end of the regular season. Players in the 50/70 Division are eligible to play on a 50/70 All-Star team after the District Tournament.

  • Register Here (Registration Opens Dec 21)
  • Registration Deadline: Feb 13
  • Full DetailsExternal LinkZeeland Little League Website
  • Questions: Email ZLL President, Brandon LaRosazllpresident@gmail.com
  • Cost: $79r/$94nr
  • Dates: Mid-April to Mid-June
  • Practices: 1-2 practices per week (Mon-Fri)
  • Games: 1-3 games per week (Mon-Sat)
  • District 9 Tournament: Mid-June
  • All-Stars: Mid-June to Mid-July

Juniors League (13-14 Yr Olds):

This league is primarily for 14 year olds, but 13 year olds also have the option to bypass 50/70 and play Juniors. Teams play home games at Legends Field, where the field dimensions are 60 ft mound and 90 ft bases. Teams play against other Juniors teams in the West-Michigan area, which involves some travel. This division is the first time players are playing at the field dimensions they will play at for the rest of their career. Teams in the Juniors Division also play in a District wide tournament at the end of the regular season. Players in the Juniors Division are eligible to play on a Juniors All-Star team after the District Tournament.

  • Register Here (Registration Opens Dec 21)
  • Registration Deadline: Feb 13
  • Full DetailsExternal LinkZeeland Little League Website
  • Questions: Email ZLL President, Brandon LaRosazllpresident@gmail.com
  • Cost: $79r/$94nr
  • Dates: Mid-April to Mid-June
  • Practices: 1-2 practices per week (Mon-Fri)
  • Games: 1-3 games per week (Mon-Sat)
  • District 9 Tournament: Mid-June
  • All-Stars: Mid-June to Mid-July