Any child living and/or attending school in the City of Rye is eligible to participate, as long as they are age appropriate.
Rye Little League offers 4 divisions of play, and a player's age as of August 31st of the season being played determines his/her "Little League Age".
Majors Players are Little League Age 11 and 12 (generally in 5th and 6th grade), plus any Little League Age 10 players who are drafted following a tryout. Pitching is by players and all players must use a WOOD bat.
Intermediates Players are Little League Age 9 and 10 (generally in 3rd and 4th grade). Pitching is by players.
Minors Players are Little League Age 7 and 8 (generally in 1st and 2nd grade). Two sessions per week - one weeknight (likely Tuesday or Thursday) session beginning at 6 pm, and a Saturday session (various times). Friday 6pm reserved as a rain date for weekday rainouts. Approximately 1st half of Spring Season is fundamentals-based practices, latter portion of Spring Season includes games. During games in the Spring, pitching is done by a coach. Summer season is kid pitch.
Tee Ball Players are 6 years old and/or in Kindergarten. We are teaching beginning fundamentals of baseball and will introduce "games" in the final few weeks. Teams will meet once a week on Sunday mornings, plus every other Wednesday evening.
After a brief series of practices, Majors and Intermediates divisions expect to play 2 games per week. One during a weeknight starting at approximately 6 pm. A second game is scheduled for Saturday during various times. Sunday does not have scheduled games, however we might schedule a make up for Sunday in the event of a rain out.
Rye Babe Ruth League
For players OVER Little League Age 12 (i.e. 13 years old or older on August 31st), Rye offers a Babe Ruth League. For more information visit www.RyeBabeRuth.com