Baseball

2020 Summer Registration Kickoff


Thursday, May 14 at 7:00 a.m.
Online at: Webtracaberdeensd.us
Phone: (605)626-7015
No Walk In Registrations

Programs and Activities Cancelled

Discover Storybook Land Theatre
Acting with the Stars
Minnesota Twins Bus Trip
Machine Sewing for Beginners
Garden Stones
Wee Discovery (Ages 3-4)

No Swim Lesson Registrations will be taken at this time
No Aquatic Center Season Passes will be sold at this time

  1. Gene Morsching

    Recreation Superintendent
    Phone: 605-626-7015

How to Register:


  • In Person: ARCC 225 3rd Ave SE
  • Over the Phone: (605)626-7015

Season


Practice for the Baseball season begins Monday, June 1, 2020 Games begin June 8, and the season runs for nine weeks.

Schedule


Leagues have games scheduled on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays and practices on Tuesdays and Thursdays. If games are not scheduled, practices are usually held. Game times are the same as practice times. Game / practice times are as follows:
  • 4th Grade: D Minor at 12:30 pm
  • 5th Grade: D Major at 2:00 pm
  • 6th Grade: C League at 3:30 pm
  • 7th Grade and Up: B League at 9:00 am
2020 game schedules will be updated the first week of practice.

Eligibility


Participants must be entering the fourth grade in the Fall of 2020 to begin the program. Those who turn 15 years of age on or before May 1, 2020, will not be allowed to participate in the B League baseball program, but are encouraged to try out for Teeners or Smitties Legion Baseball.

Equipment


All equipment is provided except for personal items (i.e., gloves, caps, and shoes). Players may not wear steel cleats. Rubber-soled turf shoes are allowed. Every player will be issued a uniform that must be returned at the end of the season.

Petition to Move a Level Up
The Aberdeen Parks, Recreation, and Forestry Department has developed a petition process whereby a youth, with parental consent, may request to move up one level in the baseball / softball program. Petition applications for moving up may be picked up at the Parks, Recreation, and Forestry office at 225 Third Avenue SE.

The deadline for submitting requests is Wednesday, April 29, 2020 Tuesday, May 12, 2020 if you plan to register on Tuesday, May 5, 2020 Thursday, May 14, 2020 (Registration Kick Off Day). Otherwise, the last day for submitting requests is Friday, May 8, 2020 Friday, May 22, 2020. Youth who will be in third grade Peewee League may also petition up to the baseball / softball program.

Petition form - please call the office at 626-7015 for more information

Fees


There is a $40.00 fee for baseball to be paid at the time of registration. A $3.00 late fee will be added after May 19 May 25. Receive a 20% discount by registering on Tuesday, May 5, 2020 Tuesday, May 14, 2020 beginning at 7:00 am by walk in, online or phone 605-626-7015.

Baseball Uniform Distribution


Youth baseball players are instructed to stop in to the Aberdeen Recreation and Cultural Center, located at 225 Third Avenue SE, during the following days at the designated time for their league, or at open times, and receive their baseball uniforms.

Wednesday, June 3
  • 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (Noon): B / C Leagues
  • 12:00 p.m. (Noon) - 2:00 p.m.: Open (any player)
  • 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.: D Major / D Minor
Thursday, June 4
  • 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.: Open (any player)
Contact Us
If you have any questions or would like more information, please review the current brochure and contact the Parks, Recreation, and Forestry Department at 605-626-7015.