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South Farmington Little League

An Affiliate of Little League Baseball and Softball

Recreation Baseball & Softball


South Farmington offers recreational level baseball, softball, and Tee Ball in the spring and fall.  Our mission is to provide a safe, nurturing, organized, and instructive environment for young people to enjoy and learn the games of baseball and softball and to promote sportsmanship in general.  

Spring Season

Registration: December 15th to February 15th
Fees: $170 for baseball and softball divisions 15U and below; $200 for boys 16U and 18U baseball; $90 for coed Tee Ball. 
Practice: Begin in April; two practices per week
Games: Games start the last week in April (weather permitting) and the Opening Day parade is the first Saturday in May. Spring is a 7-week season, wrapping up by the end of June.  Games may be played any weekday and on Saturdays.  Game schedules will be available in mid-April.
Draft: All divisions above 8U for both baseball and softball are draft divisions. The drafts take place in mid-March. Once all teams are formed (for both draft and non-draft divisions), coaches will contact players with more specific information about practice days, locations, etc.

Fall Ball

Registration: July 15 to August 15th

Fees: $90 for baseball and softball divisions 15U and below; $50 for coed Tee Ball. (there is no 16U/18U in the fall) 
Practice: Begin after Labor Day; one practice per week
Games: Games start in mid/late September. Fall is a 6-week season, wrapping up by mid-October.  Games are played on Saturdays (some Friday night "under the lights" games may be scheduled).  Game schedules will be available in early September.
Draft: The fall season is non-draft for all division. Once all teams are formed, coaches will contact players with more specific information about practice days, locations, etc.

During the fall season, players play in the age division that they are eligible to play the following spring season, as a chance to prepare them for the next level.

See our Age Chart to determine which division your child will play. More information about practice, games, move-ups, refunds, etc. can be found on our FAQs page.

Eligibility

Anyone is eligible to play in our house ball or rec leagues, whether a Farmington/Farmington Hills resident or not. 

Little League® Tournaments, which take place starting in July, are only open to residents of Farmington and Farmington Hills (any resident zip code in either city), or to non-resident children that are enrolled in a Farmington Public School. For more information about the Little League teams, please visit the SF Blue Bombers and SF Lady Bombers Competitive Leagues under the Program tab.

Equipment

We highly encourage that every player have their own batting helmet with FACE GUARD for sanitary reasons. Face guards on helmets are required for all softball divisions and for baseball divisions Majors and below (Juniors and above do not require face guards).  However, batting helmets will be available for those that chose not to purchase their own.

Tee Ball:

  • Players will receive a hat and shirt
  • A baseball, softball or tee ball mitt is required.
  • Non-metal cleats are optional, gym shoes can be worn.
  • You may purchase your own bat, but coaches will have bats for players to use as well.
  • Baseball pants are optional.
Softball and Baseball
  • Players will receive a hat, shirt and socks
  • Pants: Gray baseball/softball pants are required and can be purchased from any sporting goods store. They can be long, open or closed bottom, or knickers, whatever the preference of the player.
  • A baseball or softball mitt is required.
  • Non-metal cleats are required (baseball Junior division and above can use metal cleats)
  • Most players prefer to use their own bat, but coaches will have some bats to use as well. 
  • Sliding shorts are strongly encouraged
  • Boys MUST wear an athletic supporter.

Contact Us

South Farmington Baseball & Softball

PO Box 1067 
Farmington, Michigan 48332

South Farmington Baseball & Softball

PO Box 1067 
Farmington, Michigan 48332

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