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Fall Baseball & Fall Softball registration begins July 1.

Registration for Spring/Summer Recreation Baseball & Softball has closed.


Be sure to register during our registration period from January 1-February 28 to guarantee a spot in our spring/summer leagues.

Visit our Fall Baseball & Fall Softball webpages for information about our Fall Baseball & Softball programs (season: mid-August through early October). Registration for Fall Baseball & Softball is open from July 1-July 31.
DYA Fall Baseball webpage: https://www.dya.com/Default.aspx?tabid=692429
DYA Fall Softball webpage: https://www.dya.com/Default.aspx?tabid=1332468

Scroll down this page for more information on DYA Spring/Summer Baseball.

2022 Baseball Season

2022 Spring/Summer Recreation Baseball Leagues

The DYA Recreation Baseball program is open to pre-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 are eligible to play in our leagues. The Junior Pony, Pony, and Senior Pony leagues begin their regular seasons following the conclusion of the school baseball season.

The DYA Rec Baseball program has 8 different divisions separated by grade. Players must be registered to play with their grade level.

League & Grade Level (2021-2022 school year)

Wiffle ball: 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



Wiffle ball League:
For information on Wiffle ball, see the details at the bottom of this webpage.

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

Teams are scheduled for 8 preseason practices, 2 in-season practices and 14 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 8 preseason practices, 2 in-season practices, 14 games and 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 21 and the postseason tournament is scheduled for June 23-30.

Class AAA League:
Teams are scheduled for 8 preseason practices, 2 in-season practices, 14 games and 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 21 and the postseason tournament is scheduled for June 23-30.

Junior Pony League:
Teams are scheduled for 8 preseason practices, 2 in-season practices, 14 games and 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 6 preseason practices, 2 in-season practices, 14 games and 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 in Dublin and in neighboring communities as part of Central Ohio Baseball Recreational Association (C.O.B.R.A). Visit the C.O.B.R.A. Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/239856551625937. The regular season is scheduled to end in early July and the postseason tournament is held in 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). Weeknight Rookie Coach Pitch games typically begin at 6:30 PM. Weeknight 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 mitt) and baseballs are provided by DYA. All players will receive a team hat.

Cleats are strongly recommended for all K-12th grade players. Metal cleats are not allowed in Rookie Coach Pitch, Class A, AA or AAA. Metal cleats are legal in Junior Pony, Pony & Senior Pony. 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.

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. DYA encourages the sharing of bats with teammates who may not have one.

League Fees:
Wiffle ball fee is $80.
Rookie Coach Pitch League fee is $95, plus the cost of jerseys, if you need them.
Class A (Coach Pitch) League fee is $95, plus the cost of jerseys, if you need them.
Class AA League fee is $120, plus the cost of jerseys, if you need them.
Class AAA League fee is $120, plus the cost of jerseys, if you need them.
Junior Pony League fee is $120, plus the cost of jerseys, if you need them.
Pony League fee is $135, plus the cost of jerseys, if you need them.
Senior Pony League fee is $135, plus the cost of jerseys, if you need them.

Jersey Information:
All players are required to wear the DYA green (home) or gray (away) baseball jersey for league play. The jerseys are the same as prior years. The cost is $40 to purchase the pair of jerseys.

Coaches' Meetings:

Wiffleball: Monday, May 9, 7:30 PM to 8:15 PM @ DYA Office
Rookie Coach Pitch & Class A Baseball: Sunday, April 3, 5:00 PM to 5:45 PM @ DYA Office
Class AA Baseball: Sunday, April 3, 6:00 PM to 7:15 PM @ DYA Office
Class AAA Baseball: Sunday, April 3, 7:30 PM to 8:45 PM @ DYA Office
Junior Pony: Sunday, April 10, 7:30 PM to 8:45 PM @ DYA Office
Pony: to be determined (early May)
Senior Pony: to be determined (early May)

All registered participants will be contacted by the league following the coaches' meeting.

Picture Day:
Saturday, May 14 is Picture Day. The photographers kindly ask that you arrive 1 hour prior to your team's start time to take individual photos. Team photos will be taken after all individual photos are complete. Pictures take place near the field where your game that day is scheduled.

At Avery Park North (diamonds #5-9), pictures are taken beyond the right field wall of diamond #8 near the water tower.

At Avery Park South (diamonds #1-4), pictures are taken at multiple locations. Diamonds #1 & #2 use the photographer located along the first base line of diamond #1. Diamonds #3 & #4 use the photographer located between diamond #3 & #4.

At Scottish Corners Park, pictures are taken near the ball diamonds.

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. 2022 DYA Concessions Menu (PDF)

Baseball Umpires:
Class AA, Class AAA, and Junior Pony League games are officiated by youth umpires.
Pony and Senior Pony League games are officiated by adult umpires.

Questions? Email the DYA Office: [email protected]

DYA Baseball Umpires

Baseball Youth Umpires:

Youth Umpires (7th-12th graders) work 3rd grade and older DYA Recreation Baseball League games.

For more information about the Baseball Youth Umpires program, or to sign up to work, visit our DYA Baseball & Softball Umpires webpage: https://www.dya.com/Default.aspx?tabid=707113.

2022 Wiffle ball Information

Wiffle ball (Pre-Kindergarten):

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

Wiffle ball teams are scheduled for 4 practices and 8 games, 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.

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.

Equipment:
Wiffleball players receive a team shirt and hat. Parents should provide baseball pants, playing shoes (without spikes) and a glove.

Picture Day:
Picture Day for all Wiffleball players and their team is Saturday, June 4. Details will be announced to all participants as the season approaches.

Medals:
Participation medals are provided to each player at the end of the season.

For more information about the the Wiffleball program, view this document: 2022 Wiffleball Rules, Guidelines, and Procedures (PDF)

DYA Fall Baseball

For information on the DYA Fall Baseball program held from mid-August through early October, visit our Fall Baseball webpage:
https://www.dya.com/Default.aspx?tabid=692429

Contact

Dublin Youth Athletics
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Dublin, Ohio 43017

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

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