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Registration for Softball is now OPEN.

Registration will remain open until Monday, February 28. Sign-up now to guarantee a spot in our league!

Scroll down this page for more information on our softball program.

Registration Listing

2022 Rec Softball

2022 Spring/Summer Recreation Softball Leagues

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

The DYA Rec Softball program has 4 different divisions separated by grade. Players must sign up to play with their grade level.

League & Grade Level (2021-2022 school year):
Coach Pitch/Tee-ball League: Kindergarten-2nd Grade
Minor League: 3rd & 4th Grade
Major League: 5th-8th Grade
Senior League: 9th-12th Grade

Coach Pitch/Tee-ball League:
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.

Minor 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 25 and the postseason tournament is scheduled for June 27-30.

Major 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 25 and the postseason tournament is scheduled for June 27-30.

Senior League:
Teams are scheduled for 6 preseason practices, 2 in-season practices, 12 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 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) and Saturday game start times are between 12:30 PM and 7:15 PM.

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, and helmet), infielder face masks (for Minor, Major, and Senior Leagues) and softballs are provided by DYA. All players will receive a team visor. Some girls prefer to have their own batting helmet and infielder face mask.

Players are required to wear the DYA Baseball green (home) or gray (away) game jersey and must wear a glove in the field. Softball cleats (no metal cleats) are required for Minor, Major and Senior Leagues. Coach Pitch League participants may play in tennis shoes or cleats. Softball pants (gray, white, or black) are preferred so the girls are able to slide. DYA encourages the sharing of bats to those who may not have one. These items are not provided by DYA and are not included in the registration fee.

League Fees:
Coach Pitch League fee is $95, plus the cost of jerseys, if you need them.
Minor League fee is $110, plus the cost of jerseys, if you need them.
Major League fee is $120, plus the cost of jerseys, if you need them.
Senior League fee is $120, plus the cost of jerseys, if you need them.

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

Coaches' Meetings: Preseason meetings with coaches will take place in March and April. All players signed up to play will be contacted by the league following the Coaches' Meeting. Coaches' Meeting dates will be announced soon.

For more information, visit the DYA Softball webpage: https://www.dya.com/Default.aspx?tabid=692427

Questions? Email the DYA Office: [email protected]

Coach Pitch/Tee-ball (K-2nd Grade)

Registration closes on 02/28/2022 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 04/11/2022 to 06/30/2022
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$95.00

Minor (3rd/4th Grade)

Registration closes on 02/28/2022 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 04/11/2022 to 06/30/2022
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$110.00

Major (5th-8th Grade)

Registration closes on 02/28/2022 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 04/11/2022 to 06/30/2022
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$120.00

Senior (9th-12th Grade)

Registration closes on 02/28/2022 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 04/11/2022 to 06/30/2022
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$120.00

2022 Softball Season

2022 Spring/Summer Recreation Softball Leagues

Registration for 2022 Rec Softball opens January 1, 2022.

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

The DYA Rec Softball program has 4 different divisions separated by grade. Players must sign up to play with their grade level.


League & Grade Level (2021-2022 school year):
Coach Pitch/Tee-ball League: Kindergarten-2nd Grade
Minor League: 3rd & 4th Grade
Major League: 5th-8th Grade
Senior League: 9th-12th Grade



Coach Pitch/Tee-ball League:
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.

Minor 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 25 and the postseason tournament is scheduled for June 27-30.

Major 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 25 and the postseason tournament is scheduled for June 27-30.

Senior League:
Teams are scheduled for 6 preseason practices, 2 in-season practices, 12 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 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) and Saturday game start times are between 12:30 PM and 7:15 PM.

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, and helmet), infielder face masks (for Minor, Major, and Senior Leagues) and softballs are provided by DYA. All players will receive a team visor. Some girls prefer to have their own batting helmet and infielder face mask.

Players are required to wear the DYA Baseball green (home) or gray (away) game jersey and must wear a glove in the field. Softball cleats (no metal cleats) are required for Minor, Major and Senior Leagues. Coach Pitch League participants may play in tennis shoes or cleats. Softball pants (gray, white, or black) are preferred so the girls are able to slide. DYA encourages the sharing of bats to those who may not have one. These items are not provided by DYA and are not included in the registration fee.

League Fees:
Coach Pitch League fee is $95, plus the cost of jerseys, if you need them.
Minor League fee is $110, plus the cost of jerseys, if you need them.
Major League fee is $120, plus the cost of jerseys, if you need them.
Senior League fee is $120, plus the cost of jerseys, if you need them.

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

Coaches' Meetings: Preseason meetings with coaches will take place in March and April. All players signed up to play will be contacted by the league following the Coaches' Meeting. Coaches' Meeting dates will be announced soon.

Picture Day: Picture Day for Kindergarten-8th grade players and their team is generally scheduled for the second or third Saturday in May. Details will be announced as the season approaches.

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

Softball Umpires: DYA Softball games are umpired youth umpires.

Sign-ups to become an umpire take place from January-March. For more information about the DYA Youth Baseball/Softball Umpires Program, or to become an umpire, please visit this webpage: https://www.dya.com/Default.aspx?tabid=707113

Questions? Email the DYA Office: [email protected]

Recreation Softball Program Objectives

Softball Program Objectives:

DYA Recreational Softball aspires to be a program that provides a positive high-quality experience where all players:
- Learn and develop fundamental softball skills and tactics
- Gain an appreciation and knowledge of the game
- Enjoy playing and have fun at practices and games
- Develop comradery and good sportsmanship while feeling like an important part of the team, regardless of performance
- Understand and cultivate good sportsmanship
- Learn interpersonal, communication, behavioral, and leadership skills that have value beyond the playing field

We are committed to creating a positive culture in which coaches, parents, fans, umpires and players work together to achieve our mission.

Dublin Youth Athletics is an association of parent volunteers providing sports programs for kids. Our program relies on parents and community members to lead teams each season. All adults interested in coaching must undergo a background check. All coaches and league officials are volunteers. Practice plans and clinics are provided to all coaches. Please take time to thank them for making this program possible for your children.

2022 Softball Clinic for Players (Partnership with Mannino's)

Registration Information for 2022 Softball Clinics will be announced soon!

Mannino’s Grand Slam USA (6635 Dublin Center Dr) offers player clinics at GREATLY reduced rates just for DYA Softball participants. These clinics are a great opportunity for both beginners and experienced players to learn new skills and work on perfecting their fundamentals and mechanics. Each girl will be able to take the skills learned at clinics to practice, both with their team, and at home.

Register for Aspire Higher Softball Clinic with Karen Linder: TBD

Register for Hitting Clinics: TBD

Register for Pitching Clinics: TBD

Content

DYA Softball Rules:

Minor League & Major League Rules:
2021 DYA Softball Rules - Minor League & Major League (PDF)


Senior League Rules:
2021 DYA-NCS Softball Senior League Rules (PDF)


Coach Pitch/Tee-ball League Rules:

Participants play a combination of coach pitch softball and tee-ball.

Every player bats once each inning and plays a different position in the field each inning. When batting, girls will have the opportunity to hit balls thrown from their coach and also bat from a tee.
Batters receive four pitches from the batter's coach. If the ball is not put into play, the batter hits one from a tee. Games are 1½ hours in length.

Contact

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

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

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