Youth Softball

Roanoke’s Youth Softball league is organized by the region’s local recreation clubs. Your child’s recreation club will be determined based on where you live in the City of Roanoke. Roanoke’s Youth Softball season takes place each year starting in March.

Players must be between ages 6 and 18 as of Dec. 31 of the current season. Participants who are 18 years old must be enrolled in high school. Age divisions include: U8 (6 & 7 years old), U10 (8 & 9 years old), U12 (10 & 11 years old), U16 (12 – 15 years old), U18 (16 & 17 years old). 

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YOUTH Baseball

Roanoke’s Youth Baseball league is organized by the region’s local recreation clubs. Your child’s recreation club will be determined based on where you live in the City of Roanoke. Roanoke’s Youth Baseball season takes place each year starting in March. Youth baseball registrations usually open in mid-February and will be taken until a deadline set by each individual recreation club. However, players may be added to a team roster up until the first game of the season while roster spots are available.

Players must be between ages 6 and 18 as of Oct. 1 of the current season. Participants who are 18 years old must be enrolled in high school. Age divisions include: Tee Ball (6 & 7 years old), Coach Pitch (8 years old), PeeWee (9 & 10 years old), Little (11 & 12 years old), Junior (13 & 14 years old), Senior (15, 16 & 17 years old). 

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Great Beginnings (Ages 3-6)

In this instructional program designed for children between ages 3 and 7, parents and children will work together to learn the basic motor skills needed to successfully move on to more organized sports. This program will prepare young children for the challenges of organized sports in a non-threatening environment. No need to worry about competition! Parents will get to spend quality time with their children while helping their child learn and build confidence. Great Beginnings is organized and led by Ed Green, a distinguished coach who has been coaching in the region for more than 40 years.

Have questions? Please contact Ed Green at 540-387-9516 or egreen1942@comcast.net for more information about Great Beginnings.

Adult Softball

Roanoke’s adult softball is the largest adult athletic program in the region. Offered in both spring and fall, Roanoke’s adult softball leagues are divided into Upper and Lower competition levels. The Lower league is designed for a laid back, beginner-level team that just wants to have a good time. The Upper league is ideal for teams with intermediate to advanced skill levels who are looking for a more competitive game.

Bat Testing Times:  You can visit the Roanoke Parks and Recreation main office at 215 Church Ave., Room 303, to have your bat tested at the following times: Monday’s, Tuesday’s, and Thursday’s: 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

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Spring Softball League

League Ages Fee Per Team Late Fee Game Days
Men’s Open 18+ $350 $375 M/W
Men’s Church 16+ $335 $360 T/TH
Co-ed Open 18+ $335 $360 T/H
Women’s Open 16+ $335 $360 M/W

Fall Softball Leagues

League Ages Fee per Team Late Fee Games Days
Men’s Open 18+ $360 $385 M/W
Co-ed Open 18+ $345 $370 T/TH
Men’s Church 16+ $345 $370 T/TH