The founders of this program built it on a philosophy that includes words like character, responsibility, sportsmanship and teamwork.

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Important Dates

  • Nov. 5 - Winter Progrma Starts
  • Nov. 12 - Rec Registration Opens
  • Dec. 10 - Early Registration Discount Ends
  • Dec. 17 - Winter Program Ends
  • Jan. 14 - Last day for normal registration - Late Fees Start
  • Jan. 28 - Sunday Select Starts
  • Feb. 4 - Rec. Regsitration Closes
  • Feb. 10/11 - Rec Assessments and Uniform Fitting
  • Feb. 10/11 - Teams Drafted
  • Week of Feb. 12 - Players Notfied of Team by Head Coaches
  • Feb. 17 - Practice Starts for Rec
  • Mar. 10 - Opening Day (First Games)
  • April 2-8 - Spring Break Optional Practices
  • April 14 - Post Spring Break Rules Start
  • April 23 - Tournament Start (Pool Games) HOPEWELL DAY CELBRATION
  • May 12 - Championship Games/Team Trophies/End of Spring Season

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Programs Offered

All programs will have a minimum 2 events per week, 1 weekday and 1 Saturday. Season is roughly split into 3 parts. The first part is 2 practices, the second part is 1 weekday practice and 1 weekend game. The last part is 1 weekday game and 1 weekend game. Teams with odd number of teams will have 2 games instead of 1 during some weeks.

  • 4U (Mini-Hitters) - Introductory Program that includes clinic style practices and short games that build up to mini-hitters graduation in a full field game.
  • 5U/6U Tee Rescue - National League - The assessment and draft will be used to place players in the correct league for their experience and skill level. National League will include use of tee if a player isn't successful putting the ball in play off of coach pitch. Rules progress throughout the Spring season with the development of the players in this league. Season concludes with Hopewell Tournament. 1 hour game time.

Coaching and fielding rules will be geared toward introductory player development.

  • One base per infield play.
  • Unlimited bases on hits to the outfield.
  • Players play 1 inning in the IF per 3 innings played.
  • -5U/6U Coach Pitch - American League - The assessment and draft will be used to place players in the correct league for their experience and skill level. The Americal League 5U/6U will be coach pitch only. Early season will be 5 pitches/5 swings with transition to 5 pitches/3 swings after Spring break. 1 hour 15 minute game time.

Coaching and fielding rules will be geared toward player development, but more aggresive than in the National League.

  • One base per clean infield play.
  • One base on an overthrow.
  • Unlimited bases on hits to the outfield.
  • Players play 1 inning in the IF per 3 innings played.
  • 7U Coach Pitch - 5 pitches/3 swings for entire season. 1 hour 30 minute game time.

Coaching and fielding rules will be geared toward player development, while maintaining the appropriate level for the player's skill levels..

  • One base per clean infield play.
  • One base on an overthrow.
  • Unlimited bases on hits to the outfield.
  • Players play 1 inning in the IF per 3 innings played.
  • 8U Coach Pitch w/ Tranistion to Kid Rescue - 5 pitches/3 swings for beginning of season. Players transition to 3 pitches from kid pitcher and 2 pitches from coach pitcher if the ball is not put in play. 1 hour 30 minute game time.
  • 9U/10U Kid Pitch Recreation League - Rules and coaching are geared toward transitioning to a kid pitch environment with increased competition. Advanced concepts will be introduced and rules are less restrictive.
  • 9U/10U Kid Pitch Select League - Players from recreation league can tryout for the recreation inter-park Select team. This program is for advanced players and is very compeitive.
  • 11/12U Kid Pitch Recreation League  - Competitive recreation baseball league. All players who register for the Spring season will be selected to a team.
  • 11U/12U Kid Pitch Select League - Players from recreation league can tryout for the recreation inter-park Select team. This program is for advanced players and is very compeitive.
  • 13-15U Inter-park League - Competitive recreation baseball league which plays games against other Hopewell teams as well as other area parks. All players who register for the Spring season will be selected to a team.