Boys and girls ages 3 to 14 can register for City of Dayton summer baseball programs at “Caps On Signing Day” at Fifth Third Field plaza (220 N. Patterson Blvd.) on Monday, April 4, from 6 pm to 9 pm.
Free refreshments will be available, and the Dayton Dragons’ Gem and Heater will be there to join in the fun. Recreation and Youth Services staff will take registrations for these baseball-related fitness, fun and learning activities:
Youth Baseball – Youth sports leagues are great for learning sportsmanship and developing athletic talent: Tiny Tots-T-Ball (ages 3 and 4); Youth T-Ball (ages 5 and 6); Coach Pitch (ages 7 and 8); Kid Pitch Baseball (ages 9 to 12).
Reds Rookie Success League – A free, co-ed, character-building baseball program. Action Sports Center, Mondays and Tuesdays, June 6 through June 28, 10 am to 1 pm.
Major League Baseball Pitch Hit & Run – This free, one-day event for boys and girls ages 7 to 14 is the official skills competition of Major League Baseball. Participants compete in either baseball or softball and have the opportunity to advance through four levels of competition including locals, sectionals, team championships and national finals at the MLB All-Star Game. May 7, 10 am, Howell Field.
Junior Home Run Derby – A competition open to all boys and girls ages 11/12 or 13/14, competing in age-determined divisions. May 7, 1 p.m., Howell Field.
Call 937-333-8400 for more information.