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Little League Softball

(8-12 yr olds)

Zeeland Little League Softball is for 8-12 yr olds who are Zeeland residents and/or attend a school within the ZPS boundaries. ZLL is designed to be the next step for softball participants after they complete our 4-7 yr old development programs.

  • COMPLETE DETAILS on our Zeeland Little League Website Here
  • Registration deadline was Feb 2
  • Parent Meeting: Tue, Feb 26 - 7pm @ Lokers Auditorium
  • Practices: Begin in mid-Apr | 1-3 prac p/wk
  • Games: End of Apr - Mid June | 1-3 games p/wk
  • Softball Coaches Meeting: Mar 21, 6pm - 8pm @ Cityside MS Library
  • Team Formation Process (Showcase Day): Sat, March 16
    • Evenly skilled teams are formed at a Mar 21 coaches meeting. All players are placed on a team, get mandated equal playing time, and are placed in the league that is most appropriate for their skill development. To help form evenly skilled teams and place players in the appropriate level, we have a "Showcase Day" that puts players through drills while our volunteer coaches watch and assist. Coaches will begin to contact parents with team assignments around Spring Break. 
    • 11-12 yr olds: 8am - 10am
    • 10 yr olds: 10am - 11am
    • 9 yr olds: 11am - 12pm
    • 8 yr olds: 12:30pm - 1:30pm
  • Little League Softball Structure
    • AA (8-10 yr olds): Kid/Coach Pitch (Zeeland vs. Zeeland)
    • AAA (8-11 yr olds): Kid Pitch (Hudsonville Interleague)
    • Majors (8-12 yr olds): Kid Pitch (Hudsonville Interleague)
    • 13-14 yr olds: contact your school athletic department for club softball opportunities.
    • AA Softball Change for 2019 Season: AA Softball will be playing Zeeland vs. Zeeland rather than participating in the Hudsonville Interleague.

Co-Ed Toddler Tee Ball

(4 yr olds)

This is a four-week co-ed program that serves as an introduction to the sports of baseball and softball. This program consists of one evening a week of a one-hour practice followed by a onehour game, and it requires a parent/guardian to be on the field with your child throughout each practice and game. Parents will be the lead for the teaching and of skills (with guidance from the Rec Dept.), along with basic umpiring calls (no umpires are scheduled). After registration closes, teams will be formed at random and each team will be assigned a lead-parent, but all parents coach alongside their child.

  • Register Here
  • Cost: $30r/$42nr
  • Session 1: June 3-27
  • Session 1 Registration Deadline: April 26
  • Session 1 Parent Meeting: May 29, 6pm @ Adam Elem
  • Session 2: August 5-29
  • Session 2 Registration Deadline: June 28
  • Session 2 Parent Meeting: July 31, 6pm @ Adam Elem
  • Practice/Game Days: Mon, Tue, Wed or Thur (rain make-ups on Fridays)
  • Practice Time: 6pm
  • Game Time: 7pm (games usually last for an hour)
  • Location: Adams Elementary Fields
  • Missed the registration deadline? A first come, first serve waitlist will begin after the registration deadline. If a spot become available on a team, you will be contacted and will pay for the program + a $15 waitlist fee. If a waitlist parent volunteers to coach for a needed position, they will get the $15 waitlist fee waived. 

Tee-Ball

(5 yr olds)

This is a six-week program that offers one practice and one game a week. Games will be scheduled by the Rec Dept. and practices will be scheduled by the coaches. Boys and girls are in separate leagues, with volunteer coaches needed. After registration, your child will be placed at random on a team. Coaches will contact parents after the April 11th coaches meeting to communicate practice and game schedules.

  • Register Here
  • Registration deadline: March 8
  • Missed the registration deadline? A first come, first serve waitlist will begin after the registration deadline. If a spot become available on a team, you will be contacted and will pay for the program + a $15 waitlist fee. If a waitlist parent volunteers to coach for a needed position, they will get the $15 waitlist fee waived. 
  • Costs: $35r/$47nr
  • Coaches Meeting: Thur, April 11, 6pm @ Cityside MS
  • Practices: Begin end of April
  • Games: Begin in Early May
  • Game Days: Mon, Tue, Wed or Thur (rain make-ups on Fridays)
  • Game Time: 6pm (games last for one hour)
  • Game Location: Woodbridge Elementary Fields

Coach-Pitch Softball

(6 yr olds)

This is a six-week program that offers one practice and one game per week. Games will be scheduled by the Rec Dept., and practices will be scheduled by the coaches. Boys and girls are in separate leagues, with volunteer coaches needed. Coaches will be pitching over hand for baseball and underhand for softball. After registration, your child will be placed at random on a team. Coaches will contact parents after the April 11th coaches meeting to communicate practice and game schedules.

  • Register Here
  • Registration deadline: March 8
  • Missed the registration deadline? A first come, first serve waitlist will begin after the registration deadline. If a spot become available on a team, you will be contacted and will pay for the program + a $15 waitlist fee. If a waitlist parent volunteers to coach for a needed position, they will get the $15 waitlist fee waived. 
  • Costs: $35r/$47nr
  • Coaches Meeting: Thur, April 11, 7pm @ Cityside MS
  • Practices: Begin end of April
  • Games: Begin in Early May
  • Game Days: Mon, Tue, Wed or Thur (rain make-ups on Fridays)
  • Game Time: 6pm (games last for one hour)
  • Game Location: Roosevelt Elementary Fields

Coach Pitch / Kid Pitch Softball

(7 yr olds)

This is an eight-week program that offers one practice and one game per week. Games will be scheduled by the Rec Dept., and practices will be scheduled by the coaches. Boys and girls are in separate leagues, with volunteer coaches needed. Coaches pitch, but coaches do have the option to allow kids to pitch from time to time if the kid is interested and the coach feels they are developmentally ready to do so. Pitching will be over hand for baseball or underhand for softball. After registration, your child will be placed at random on a team. Coaches will contact parents after the April 11th coaches meeting to communicate practice and game schedules.

  • Register Here
  • Registration deadline: March 8
  • Missed the registration deadline? A first come, first serve waitlist will begin after the registration deadline. If a spot become available on a team, you will be contacted and will pay for the program + a $15 waitlist fee. If a waitlist parent volunteers to coach for a needed position, they will get the $15 waitlist fee waived. 
  • Costs: $40r/$52nr
  • Coaches Meeting: Thur, April 11, 8pm @ Cityside MS
  • Practices: Begin end of April
  • Games: Begin in Early May
  • Game Days: Mon, Tue, Wed or Thur (rain make-ups on Fridays)
  • Game Time: 6pm (games last for one hour)
  • Game Location: New Groningen Elementary Fields