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Crystal Lake Little League

MINORS SINGLE A DIVISION

Minors Single A Division  $180
Unlike other programs, Crystal Lake Little League does not require any mandatory fundraising or charge additional $100 fee.
3 FREE Winter clinics are also included & we offer a $25 discount for each additional family member registered.

Crystal Lake Little League is excited to welcome your new players to little league style baseball in the Minors A Division. Please know that your son or daughter will have a fun and wonderful experience learning the game of baseball and developing skills with fundamental instruction and energetic teaching as our focus. The instruction in this division will build upon skills learned in the Rookie Division with hitting a machine or coach pitched ball being the prominent new skill that is introduced. The groundwork for hitting pitched balls and fielding to record outs in the field is laid in this division to further prepare your child to play in the upper divisions. This is still a division that a 1st year player can become comfortable in participating. Not playing in the Rookie division before this age is not uncommon.

  •  Age- 5* or 6 years old as of August 31st
    • *For league age 5 players to participate in Single A, this should be their second year playing baseball
    • Please see the age chart in the FAQ section if you have any questions, or email us at [email protected] 
  • Your child will be placed on a team with other players from his/her own school or neighborhood to make them more comfortable and to allow for carpooling.  
  • Requests to play certain kids together on the same team can be made to the division VP for consideration by the league when creating teams. 
  • Every player will bat each inning hitting off of a pitching machine.
  • Outs can be made on the field by the defense, however each batter will bat each inning.
  • Players will be permitted to advance more than one base on balls that are hit to the outfield but advancement stops when the ball is returned to the infield.
  • Every player will have opportunity to play each position on the field to help them develop a basic understanding of the game.
  • The position of catcher is introduced. 
  • Games normally last about 1 ½ hours. No scores or standings will be kept and no umpires will be used.
  • There are normally 2 practices per week before games begin.
  • Once the games begin, there will be up to one practice per week. The time and location will be at the discretion of the manager.
  • Games will be played on Saturdays only until school ends. There will be a few week night games after school is out totaling 12 games in all.
  • Uniform shirts, hats, pants and socks will be provided. The league will provide helmets with face masks for each team.
  • The league will provide Level 5 safety type baseballs for practices and games.
  • Players will provide their own glove and little league approved bat. Nonmetal baseball cleats and personal NOCSAE approved helmets with or without face masks are permitted but not necessary at this level.  

Contact Us

Crystal Lake Little League

PO Box 1002 
Crystal Lake, Illinois 60039

Email Us: [email protected]
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