2019 Baseball and Softball Registration (Deadline April 26)

2019 Baseball and Softball Coach Sign Up 

Baseball Skill Videos (multiple videos in the playlist)

Near West Recreation offers four coed leagues for their baseball program and a 14u softball division: Tee-Ball (ages 4-6), Coach-Pitch Baseball (ages 7-8), Minor League Baseball (ages 9-11), and Major League Baseball (12-14) and NEW Fastpitch Softball (12-14)

Dates: The baseball season runs from mid May through late July/early August. 

When: Teams practice one weekday evening per week between 5:30pm and 8:30pm. Games are scheduled for Saturdays between 9:00 am and 3:00pm.  

Locations: All practices and games will be located on Near West side fields. Fields include: Lincoln Park, Fairview Park, Herman Park, Roberto Clemente Fields and Michael Zone Recreation Fields.

Cost: $25 per child for Tee-Ball and Coach-Pitch.  $40 per child for softball, minor and major league division kids.  Need-based financial assistance is available.  

If you have any questions or would like to volunteer to coach, help with opening day or the end of season celebration, please contact Keri Palma at or 216-781-3222 x 108.