The Brookfield Department of Parks, Recreation & Forestry is sponsoring Youth Baseball/Softball/T-Ball Leagues for children in Grades K4-8 (Grade Level as of April, 2011). Leagues included T-Ball. Grades K4 and K5; Machine Pitch, Grades 1; Junior Lakers Baseball, Grades 2-6; Rainbow Softball for Grades 2-8; and Junior Brewers Baseball for Grades 7-8. Eligibility is open to residents of the Elmbrook School District. Information is being distributed through local schools the week of January 31. Non-residents of either the City of Brookfield or the Elmbrook School District may apply for placement in this program. Interested non-residents may call the Department for fee information.
On-line registration begins Saturday, February 12, 2011, 8:00 a.m. and continues through March 11, 2011, 5:00 p.m. User name and password are required to access online registration. (Complete Household Information Form to receive your User Name and Password. No need to do this if you already have your User I.D. and Password).
In-Person Registration begins Saturday, February 12, 2011, from 8:00-10:00 a.m. and continues through March 11, 2011 in the Parks, Recreation & Forestry office, 2000 N. Calhoun Rd., Brookfield. In-Person registration will be conducted on a first-come, first-served basis, conducted simultaneously with online registration.
Mailed registrations will be accepted beginning Monday, February 14th through Friday, March 12th. Drop-off registrations are also accepted at our office and will be processed randomly along with mailed-in registrations. Registration forms are available online or in the Parks, Recreation & Forestry office.
Emphasis of all leagues is upon participation and enjoyment. There are no cuts or tryouts. Each player must play a minimum of 2 innings in the field at each game. In addition, all players are included in the batting order for the entire game.
T-Ball and Machine Pitch leagues will play an 8-game schedule over an 8-week period. All other leagues will play a 10-game schedule over a 10-week period, June 6th-August 12th. Practices begin approximately May 16th. Teams will practice once a week after the season starts. Interested parents or adults are encouraged to volunteer their services as coaches. Most games will be on weekday evenings at various city parks or school district fields.
Registration fees for 7th/8th grade Jr. Brewers Baseball and 7th/8th grade Rainbow Softball are $44 for Brookfield residents and $66 for non-residents of Brookfield who reside in the Elmbrook School District. Player fees for the 2nd/6th grade Jr. Lakers Baseball and Rainbow Softball programs are $40 for Brookfield residents and $60 for school District non-residents. Kindergarten/1st grade T-Ball and Machine Pitch programs are $36 for Brookfield residents and $54 for Elmbrook School District Residents not living within the City of Brookfield. All fees for 2011 include a team shirt for each player.
All registered players will be assigned to teams by the Department of Parks, Recreation & Forestry. Specific information can be found in the Youth Sports Policies and Procedures on the City of Brookfield’s website, www.ci.brookfield.wi.us
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