Youth Softball Leagues
Join the Yorkville Parks & Recreation Department for this year’s Softball League! The program is scheduled to begin practices the week of April 1st and conclude games by June 29th. The Softball season will include a 10-12 game schedule depending on the division. Practices will be held 2x a week Monday-Saturdays for the first 3 weeks. A shirt and socks will be included with the registration fee. Please note, dates and dynamics for the program are subject to change as needed.
The Yorkville Parks and Recreation Department is continuing our partnership with softball organizations from the neighboring communities of but not limited to Somonauk, Plano, & Hinkley Big Rock. We are excited to continue this unique recreational league for grades 1-8 (ages 8U-14U) Please note that travel to neighboring communities will be required for ALL softball leagues with this program. Games will likely begin the weekend of May 4th and conclude the end of June. Please note softball divisions are based off players grade rather than players’ age. The Spring Season will be based off the players CURRENT grade in school. 1st/2nd Grade & 5th/6th Grade Softball Games are Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays. 3rd/4th Grade & 7th/8th Grade Softball Games are Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays & possibly Saturdays. Players are supposed to register with the town that they attend for school.
Note To Players not living within the Yorkville School District
Players outside Yorkville School District boundaries should register with the organization, school, or district in the town or city of residence per the rules and regulations of the travel softball league. Please email Athletics@Yorkville.il.us if you need the contact information for the softball organization within your community.
2024 Spring Registration Period: January 10-February 14
Divisions Available (Based on the 2023/2024 school year)
- 1st/2nd Grade($275/$285)
- 3rd/4th Grade($275/$285)
- 5th/6th Grade($285/$295)
- 7th/8th Grade($285/$295)
Included in Registration Fee: Team Jersey & Socks
Coaches will be given catchers equipment, balls, bats and helmets to be utilized and shared amongst the team. Each player should supply their own glove.
- Baseball Pants
- Appropriate sized bat
- Batting helmet
- Cleats (No metal cleats allowed)
Payment Plan Information
Payment plans are available for spring athletic leagues which allows families to split their total registration fees into three payments. Payments are charged automatically via a credit card provided during the registration process. The first payment will occur at the time of registration. The second and third(final) payments will occur on February 19th and March 11th for softball and T-Ball through 8th Grade Baseball. Payment plan participants must register during the scheduled registration period in order to be eligible to participate. All payment plans are subject to the Yorkville Parks and Recreation Automatic Payment agreement (for more information go to www.yorkville.il.us/yprautopaymentagreement. Final payments must be made by the scheduled start date of each league in order to avoid suspension or withdrawal from the program. Please pay close attention to the credit card chosen for automatic payment during the registration process as our system DOES NOT automatically delete old or compromised credit cards. When in doubt choose the "Make 3 payments-New Credit Card" option when choosing your payment arrangement.
With over 900 children in the Preschool through 12th Grade projected to participate within the Spring/Summer and Fall Seasons, this is a great opportunity for businesses to support young baseball and softball players, but also gain consistent , positive exposure within the community! We are offering a variety of sponsorship opportunities that will fit within your marketing and advertising needs as well as your budget. Please reach out to Katelyn Gregory (Kgregory@yorkville.il.us).
RainoutLine Game Cancellation and Program Update System
The Yorkville Parks and Recreation Department will share game cancellations and announcements through an online system. You can view the program status online, sign up for text and/or email alerts, or download the mobile app.
1. Visit https://rainoutline.com/search/dnis/6305578471
2. Select program that you are interested in following.
3. Choose E-Mail & Text alerts on the left side of the page to create an account if you would like to receive text and/or email alerts.
Android and Iphone apps are available. Once downloaded from your phone’s app store search "Yorkville Parks and Recreation" and add as your favorite. Once added as a favorite, individual programs can be chosen for updates.
RainoutLine message will be available by phone. Call (630) 557-8471 to access the recorded hotline.