Baseball & Softball

Youth Baseball & Softball

These competitive leagues for 9-14 year olds continue to build upon fundamentals while playing both home and away games against teams from surrounding communities such as Ashton, Dixon, Oregon, Polo, and Stillman Valley. Players register as individuals and teams are formed through a draft process. There are no team/player requests allowed in these leagues. Volunteer coaches are needed! If you are interested in becoming a volunteer coach contact our Superintendent of Recreation; Nick Warrner at 815-234-6218 or nwarrner@byronparks.

Dates: April 13 - Mid July
Times: Evenings/Varies
Fees: Vary by age level

March 1: Last day to register to guarantee a spot in the program
April 13 & 14: Player Evaluation Day (each division will be evaluated on one of these dates)
April 17-18: League Drafts
April 24: First Week of practices
May 22: First Week of Games *Weather permitting these games will not overlap spring soccer games
Mid/End July: Season Ending Tournaments (specific dates will be based on the number

Coach Pitch Baseball & Softball

This instructional league for 7 & 8 year olds builds upon the basic hitting, fielding, and throwing fundamentals taught in t-ball. We offer a boy's coach pitch baseball and a girl's coach pitch softball season with games played in Byron and Oregon. Players will play multiple positions and learn the rules of the game. Games will be played on weekday evenings. Practices are held 1-2 times per week. Participants must register by April 21 to guarantee a spot in the program.

BOYS: May 8-July 12 | Mondays & Wednesdays | 5:15 pm - TBD | $80/$90
GIRLS: May 8-July 12 | Mondays & Wednesdays | 5:15 pm - TBD | $80/$90


This instructional league for 5 & 6 year old's teaches the basic fundamentals of hitting, fielding and throwing in a non-competitive game environment. Practices are held once a week at the coaches discretion and games will be played on weekday evenings at the Byron Sports Complex. All players will receive a jersey and a medal. Volunteer coaches are always needed, so if you are interested please indicate it on your child's registration form. Participants must register by May 1 to guarantee a spot in the program.

COED: May 30-July 27 | Tuesdays & Thursdays | 5:15 pm - TBD | $75/$85

For a complete list of our current program offerings including dates, times, and fees please visit our online registration site here:

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