York Parks and Rec gearing up for spring sports

genegraham@comporium.netMarch 19, 2014 

— The York Parks and Recreation Department staff is actively engaged in preparing for the spring athletics season

“Spring sports is our busiest time of the year, with so many kids involved in the activities,” said York Recreation Director Carolyn Leake.

Leake said the department plans to begin youth baseball and girls’ fast-pitch softball play next week. “Schedules are being finalized and we’re just about ready to go with youth baseball and softball,” she said.

Dixie Youth Baseball includes two popular age divisions: Dixie Minors, 10 and under, and Dixie Majors, ages 11 and 12.

Leake said that girls’ fast-pitch softball includes 8U, 10U and 12U divisions for the spring season.

Registration is being held for other youth activities slated to begin later in the spring. They include:

• T-Ball, ages 3-4. Registration fee is $30. Deadline is March 25, with late registration March 26 and 27 with a $10 late fee. Season begins late April.

• Super T-Ball, ages 5-6. Registration fee $30, deadline March 25. Late registration March 26 and 27, with a $10 late fee. Season begins late April.

• Coach Pitch, ages 7-8. Registration fee $30, deadline March 25. Late registration March 26 and 27, with a $10 late fee. Season begins late April.

• Girls’ fast-pitch softball, ages 13-18. Registration fee $35, deadline March 25. Late registration March 26 and 27, with a $10 late fee. Season begins in early May.

Registration is at the York Recreation Center, 21 White Rose Lane. Register 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday.

Free registration dates include Pitch, Hit and Run, ages 7-14, 6:30 p.m. April 15 at York Rec; and the Easter egg hunt, 6:30 p.m. April 17, ages 12 and younger. Bring a basket.

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