YMCA Baseball is designed to teach young baseball players the fundamentals of the game. Participants will learn how to catch, throw, and bat in a fun team atmosphere. Formats include t-ball, coach-pitch and player-pitch. Our approach to coaching allows players to learn and have fun!

Upcoming Baseball, Softball, T-Ball Session
Summer 2019

Early Bird Registration: January 21 – May 6 (fees will increase $15 on May 7)

Registration: May 7 – May 20

Practices Begin for League Play: Week of June 3 | Season Dates: June 15 – August 3

Summer 2020

Dates to be determined

 

Youth Baseball League

(Coach Pitch is coed grades K-2, Youth Baseball is for boys grades 3-8) - Our league features:

• One game per week

• Seven games per season

• Trained volunteer coaches

• YMCA screened and trained umpires

• Good sportsmanship and core values modeled and promoted

• Focus on fundamentals and new skill development

• All players receive equal play time

• Team shirts and end of season awards

 

 

Youth Softball League

Instructional league for girls in grade 3 and up to learn the basics of softball in game play.

• One game per week

• Seven games per season

• Trained volunteer coaches

• YMCA screened and trained umpires

• Good sportsmanship and core values modeled and promoted

• Focus on fundamentals and new skill development

• All players receive equal play time

• Team shirts and end of season awards

 

Youth T-Ball Preschool

Instructional skills clinic/game to learn the fundamentals of T-ball.

 

Sign Up

 

Note: Sports and sports ages may vary by branch. Please check with your branch for offerings.

Here's a great way to give back! Be a YMCA Volunteer Youth Sports Coach! Make a difference in players lives at the Y, where our Youth Sports focus on learning, character development and teamwork. Our coach’s meetings and materials will provide you with instruction.

 

Meet some of our youth sports coaches in this brief video and see why they do what they do!

 

Create your VolunteerMatters account and fill out your application.

Refer to our handbooks for more information about YMCA sports programs:

Youth Sports Handbook and Coach's Handbook.

 

The Gateway Region YMCA partners with Cardinal Glennon SportsCare to give kids a healthy advantage through educational programs and support. Here are tips for Baseball Safety and Softball Safety.

 

If you need help finding a physician for your young athlete, contact Cardinal Glennon SportsCare at (314) 577-5640.

 

We hope you do not need to cancel. If you do, please note these policies:

  • Any cancellation made prior to the registration deadline will receive 100% refund.
  • Cancellations received after the registration deadline will be subject to a $15 fee.
  • No refunds issued for cancellations after the second scheduled game.

Swimming Lessons

Learn to swim at the YMCA! We offer Swimming Lessons for all ages.