Baseball / Softball

Program Description

The NPAA offers baseball and softball to students in grades 3K - 8th grade. The number of teams offered at each level depends on the number of registrations we receive. Each year it looks a little different, but we are committed to offering every athlete an opportunity to play baseball and softball during the summer season. The league focuses on developing the fundamentals necessary to succeed in both baseball and softball. Please click on the LEAGUES sub-page for more information specific to each league.

Start Date

Registration for baseball / softball is due on April 1st. Teams will be formed and schedules dispersed following the close of registration.

Season Schedule

Practices for all leagues will begin near the middle or end of May depending on the weather and field conditions. The T-Ball and Coach-Pitch teams will practice one night a week and play a game on one other night. The 3rd-5th grade Baseball and Softball teams will operate through the Mukwonago league have games two nights a week with an optional practice in between. The 6th-8th grade teams will operate through the YMCA league and have games scheduled at various times throughout the week depending on field availability. The league games will start the first part of June and end the last week in July or the first week in August. The younger teams will play between 6-8 games while the older teams are usually scheduled for around 10 games.

What fields are used?

The T-Ball and Coach Pitch leagues travel between North Prairie, Palmyra, and Eagle. The 3rd-5th grade leagues will play against Mukwonago and Vernon. The 6th-8th grade leagues are run through the YMCA and will include at least 5 home games in North Prairie and 5 travel games to other close Waukesha County Communities such as Delafield, Wales, Waukesha, etc.... Home games in North Prairie are played at either the Broadlands Complex, Veteran's Park, or Prairie Village Park. Take a look at the Playing Fields page for maps to the various fields.

Equipment

The NPAA will provide each athlete with a Jersey and a Hat. Helmets, catchers gear, baseballs, tees, and other team equipment will also be provided by the NPAA. Athletes in the T-Ball and Coach-Pitch leagues should bring a glove and athletic shoes (cleats optional) to each practice and game. They are not required to purchase or wear baseball / softball pants. Athletes participating in Kid-Pitch leagues (grades 3rd and up) are required to purchase a pair of Gray Baseball / Softball pants and wear these for each game. A black or red baseball / softball belt, red athletic socks, and baseball / softball cleats are also recommended.

How do I request my child be placed with a friend or certain coach?

See the registration form. For best chance, please have friends request each other and turn in the registration form at the same time and make sure you include the school they attend. Please limit your friend requests to ONE friend per player. If you would like to play for a certain coach, please indicate this on the form. Due to a high volume of friend requests and an attempt to keep the teams as equal as possible in regard to skill and ability, not all requests are guaranteed. We will do our best to accommodate all.