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Fall 2021: Dublin Baseball Academy

Sign-ups are currently OPEN to register for Dublin Baseball Academy.

Dublin Baseball Academy is open to all baseball players age 7-14. The purpose of Dublin Baseball Academy is to inspire and instruct young athletes with an interest in advancing their baseball knowledge and skills to the next level.

Participants will be taught the fundamental mechanics of throwing, hitting and pitching. In addition, participants will learn the proper way to warm up, condition, and cool down. These skills will be emphasized through repetition with quality instruction.

For more information on Dublin Baseball Academy, visit the Dublin Baseball Academy webpage: Dublin Baseball Academy

2022 Baseball Season

2022 Spring/Summer Recreational Baseball League

Registration for 2022 Rec Baseball opens December 1, 2021.

The DYA Recreational Baseball League is open to Kindergarten through 12th grade boys & girls who reside within the boundaries of the Dublin City School District or within the City of Dublin.

Middle school and high school students who are playing baseball for their school team may play in our leagues. The Junior Pony, Pony, and Senior Pony leagues begin their seasons after the conclusion of the school baseball season.

League & Grade Level (2021-2022 school year)

Wiffleball: Pre-Kindergarten
Rookie Coach Pitch League: Kindergarten
Class A (Coach Pitch) League: 1st & 2nd Grade
Class AA League: 3rd & 4th Grade
Class AAA League: 5th & 6th Grade
Junior Pony League: 7th & 8th Grade
Pony League: 9th & 10th Grade
Senior Pony League: 11th & 12th Grade



Rookie Coach Pitch & Class A (Coach Pitch) Leagues:

Teams are scheduled for 12 games. Games are played on weeknights (Monday-Thursday) and Saturday afternoons or evenings beginning May 7. Practices begin the week of April 11 and continue through May 5. Games and practices are held primarily at Avery Park with occasional sessions at Emerald Fields, Scottish Corners Elementary, and Wyandot Elementary. The season is scheduled to end by June 30.

Class AA League:
Teams are scheduled for 14 games, plus a postseason tournament. Games are played on weeknights (Monday-Thursday) and Saturday afternoons or evenings beginning May 7. Practices begin the week of April 11 and continue through May 5. Games and practices are held at Avery Park. The regular season is scheduled to end on June 23 and the postseason tournament is scheduled for June 25-30.

Class AAA League:
Teams are scheduled for 14 games, plus a postseason tournament. Games are played on weeknights (Monday-Thursday) and Saturday afternoons or evenings beginning May 7. Practices begin the week of April 11 and continue through May 5. Games and practices are held at Avery Park. The regular season is scheduled to end on June 23 and the postseason tournament is scheduled for June 25-30.

Junior Pony League:
Teams are scheduled for 14 games, plus a postseason tournament. Games are played on weeknights (Monday-Thursday) and Saturday afternoons or evenings beginning May 14. Practices begin the week of April 18 and continue through May 12. Games and practices are held at Avery Park. The regular season is scheduled to end on June 25 and the postseason tournament is scheduled for June 27-30.

Pony & Senior Pony Leagues:
Teams are scheduled for 14 games, plus a postseason tournament. Games are played on weeknights (Monday-Thursday) and Saturday afternoons or evenings beginning May 31. Practices begin the week of May 9 and continue through May 26. Practices are held at Avery Park. Games are held at Avery Park and neighboring communities. The regular season is scheduled to end in early July and the postseason tournament is scheduled for mid-July.

Practice Information:
Prior to the start of the regular season, teams are scheduled for two weeknight (Monday-Thursday) practices per week. Practices begin at 5:30 PM or 7:00 PM and are 90 minutes in length.

Game Start Time Information:
From May 7 through May 26, weeknight games begin at 6:15 PM and Saturday game start times are between 3:00 PM & 7:30 PM.
After Memorial Day, weeknight games begin at various times in the evening (between 6:00 PM & 8:15 PM). Rookie Coach Pitch games begin at 6:30 PM. Class A games begin at 6:00 PM or occasionally 7:45 PM. Class AA and older leagues begin at 6:00 PM or occasionally 8:15 PM. Saturday game start times are between 12:30 PM and 7:15 PM.

Time Limit for Games:
Rookie Coach Pitch games are 6 innings and have a 1-hour-30-minute time limit.
Class A, Class AA, Class AAA, & Junior Pony games are 6 innings and have a 1-hour-45-minute time limit.
Pony & Senior Pony games are 7 innings and have a 2-hour time limit.
No new inning may begin after the time limit has been reached.

Memorial Day Weekend Break: No practices or games are scheduled from Friday, May 27 through Monday, May 30.

Rainouts & Rescheduling
: Rainouts will be rescheduled throughout the season. The expectation is that at least 12 games will be played.

Equipment: Batting helmets, catcher's gear (chest protector, shin guards, helmet, and catcher's glove) and baseballs are provided by DYA. All players will receive a team hat.

Players are required to wear the DYA Baseball green (home) or gray (away) game jersey, baseball pants (gray, white, or black), and must wear a glove in the field. These items are not included in the registration fee.

Coaches Meetings:
Preseason meetings with coaches will take place in April & May. All players signed up to play will be contacted by the league following the Coaches Meeting. Coaches Meeting dates will be announced at a later date as the season approaches.

Concessions/Snack Bar:
The Avery Park concession stands will be open on all game nights. All proceeds from concession stand sales benefit the DYA Scholarship Fund. 

Dublin Youth Athletics is an association of parent volunteers providing sports programs for kids. Coaches and league officials are volunteers. Please take time to thank them for making this program possible for your children.

Questions? Email the DYA Office: [email protected]

Bat Information

Bat Information for Kindergarten-8th Grade:

DYA has fully transitioned to the 2018 USA Baseball Bat Standard (USABat). If you are purchasing a new baseball bat, purchase one with the USA Baseball Logo. Visit the USA Baseball Website for more information: http://usabat.com

2022 Wiffleball Information

Wiffleball (Pre-Kindergarten):

Wiffleball is for youths who are pre-kindergartners in the season of play and are entering kindergarten the following fall.

Teams are scheduled for 8 games and 4 practices, generally two events per week, one on a weeknight (Monday-Thursday) and one on Saturday held at Bailey Elementary or Pinney Elementary. Practices begin the week of May 16 and the season is scheduled to end by June 30. 

Memorial Day Weekend Break:
No practices or games are scheduled from Friday, May 27 through Monday, May 30.

Equipment:
Players will receive a team shirt and hat. Parents should provide baseball pants, playing shoes (without spikes) and a glove. Medals will be provided to each player at the end of the season.

Time Limit for Games:
Wiffleball games have a 1-hour time limit. Six or seven innings may be played.
No new inning may begin after the time limit has been reached.

Picture Day:
Picture Day for all Wiffleball players and their team is generally scheduled for the first Saturday game in June. Details and photo packages will be given out to the coach at the coaches meeting.

For more information about the the Wiffleball program, view this document: Wiffleball Rules, Guidelines, and Procedures (PDF)

Contact

Dublin Youth Athletics
6543 Commerce Pkwy, Suite G
Dublin, Ohio 43017

Phone: 614-259-7631
Email: [email protected]

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