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Babe Ruth baseball signup starts Feb. 22 in Surprise

Spring Break soccer camp also on tap

Posted 2/20/21

Registration for the Babe Ruth Baseball League and Spring Break Soccer Camp and skills classes opens on Monday, Feb. 22.

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RECREATION

Babe Ruth baseball signup starts Feb. 22 in Surprise

Spring Break soccer camp also on tap

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Registration for the Babe Ruth Baseball League and Spring Break Soccer Camp and skills classes opens on Monday, Feb. 22.

Babe Ruth Baseball offers the following divisions for individual and team registrations; 13-15 Division (individual registration), 13U Division (team registration), 14U Division (team registration), 15U Division (team registration).

Resident and non-resident registration will be held Feb. 22 to March 12 online at surpriseaz.gov/recreation.  

Babe Ruth League age is determined on or before May 1. All divisions will play at 60-foot pitching distance and 90-foot base paths. Games will be played at the Surprise Recreation Campus on the Kansas City Royals practice fields. 

Bat Rule: All non-wood bats must have the USA Baseball marking or marked BBCOR .50.  Barrel maximum is 2-5/8.

Spring Break Soccer Camp is a three-day all-around skills camp for youth, ages 5 to 13, that will cover the fundamentals of the game. Instructors will incorporate ball control, passing, dribbling, and shooting drills in an individual and group setting. Camp dates are March 16-18 at Marley Park Field, 15126 W. Sweetwater Road. View additional details.

Soccer Skills Classes focus on breaking down fundamentals and refining player mechanics through various skill specific drills. Players, ages 7 to 15, will be grouped by age; classes are scheduled for evenings beginning in March. View program details.      

Space is limited in each sports program; early registration is encouraged.

With daily reassessments in relation to the COVID-19 situation; rules, procedures and general guidance are subject to change. Participants are to adhere to guidelines set forth by the CDC.

The city of Surprise is looking for volunteer coaches for the 13-15 Babe Ruth Division.  Those interested can email Megan.McDonald@surpriseaz.gov, or call 623-222-2237.

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