City of Parma Heights, Ohio Recreation Baseball & Softball Program
Welcome to the City of Parma Heights, Ohio Recreation Baseball & Softball Website. We offer summer youth leagues for boys ages 5-16 and girls ages 5-18. Our signups occur in early March but late registration is accepted until the leagues are full. Practices occur two nights per week beginning May 1. All leagues play 2-3 games per week beginning in early June and our leagues run through early August. For more information please contact the recreation department at 440.884.9600 ext. 13 or email@example.com.
Our games are in the evenings starting at 6:20 (boys) or 6:15/6:30 (girls, coach pitch & t-ball). All of our leagues ages 9 & up play at least one game under the lights at Kurtz Park (8:30 starts). Additionally, several of our leagues have Saturday morning games.
Please check back often for updates to the website and look below for individualized content based on the leagues.
2018 IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS
2018 Signup Information: In-person registration will be held at Cassidy Theatre (6200 Pearl Road) on Saturday, March 10 from 9 a.m. - noon. The registration fee is $35 for residents and $55 for non-residents, which includes a uniform shirt and baseball cap (boys leagues) or visor (girls leagues). Online registration will be available on Feb. 23 and run through April 12. Online registration for Parma Heights recreation programs can be found HERE.
Key Registration Information: Ages are as of August 1, 2018. Please note, the older boys leagues have been restructured to 9-10 boys, 11-13 boys, and 14-16 boys and the older girls leagues are now 13-14 and 15-18. You will receive a call the week of April 15 from your child(ren)'s manager(s) regarding what team they are on and when practices are.
2018 MLB Pitch, Hit & Run - Our annual Pitch, Hit, & Run contest is scheduled for April 29 (rain date May 4) at Kurtz Park on Kuhn and McMillen Fields. This free event is open to boys & girls ages 7-14 (age determined as of July 17, 2018). You must bring a birth certificate for each participate to show to the staff working the event to verify the date of birth in order to be eligible to advance to the sectional competition should you win an event in the age group.
2018 Opening Day is slated for Saturday, June 2.
New Bat Rule: All softball leagues must use ASA approved bats with a 2 1/4 inch diameter. Coach pitch and t-ball leagues are little league approved bats with a 2 1/4 inch diameter. Baseball leagues 9-10 and up can use a maximum of a drop-eight 2 5/8 inch diameter. No composite bats are allowed any any leagues.
Last Update Sunday, February 11, 2018 11:22:45 PM
Disclaimer: This site is done with the cooperation, permission, and backing of the City of Parma Heights Ohio, the Recreation Department, and Mayor Michael P. Byrne. The city, its employees, and its designees are not, can not, and will not be held responsible for any damages resulting from use of the information published in this site and any outside links. For any questions please contract the recreation department at 440.884.9600 ext. 13 or firstname.lastname@example.org.