About

MISSION STATEMENT

Established in 1988, Lester Prairie Youth Baseball-Softball strives to teach the basic fundamentals of the sport to all skill levels while at the same time stressing good sportsmanship, teamwork and having fun.   Play the game right and have fun doing it!

The association has many age brackets for the kids to play in

Pre-School ball - This age group is for kids that are 4 or 5 that have just completed pre-school. Kids get their first experience with the fundamentals of playing ball. Whiffle bats and balls are used at this age. Pre-School Ball meets once a week.

K-Ball – This age group is for kids that have just completed kindergarten. Fundamentals are stressed at this age.  A few games are scheduled at the end of the year. Aluminum bats and soft core baseballs are used at this age. K-Ball meets once a week.

Modified T-Ball - This age group is for kids that just completed first & second grade.  This age has a  practice and a game each week. The game is a 3 inning game with each team batting through the line up each inning. Coaches decide before the game if you are going to clear the bases, if you get 3 outs in an inning. Games are scheduled with Lester Prairie, New Germany, Silver Lake, Winsted, & Glencoe.

3rd & 4th Grade Girls Softball – This age group plays two games a week in the Waconia Communty Ed. League. This is a pitching machine league.  After the regular season, there is a 4-6 game extended season for kids to learn how to pitch. If there is enough girls to make a 3rd grade and a 4th grade team, the 4th grade girls will play in the Crow River Fastpitch League.

3rd Grade Boys Baseball - This age group plays two games a week in the Waconia Community Ed. League. This is a pitching machine league. After the regular season, there is a extended season for kids to learn to pitch.

4th Grade Boys Baseball - This age group plays two games a week in the Crow River Youth Baseball League. This is a kid pitch league.

5th & 6th Grade Girls Softball – This age group plays two games a week. The teams compete in the Crow River Fastpitch League. For ages 11 and 12. Age determination date is 12-31-2012.

5th & 6th Grade Boys Baseball –  Teams compete in the Crow River Youth Baseball League. For ages 11 and 12. Age determination date is 4-30-13.

13-14 Girls Softball – This age group participates in the Crow River Fast Pitch League. In this league, your age is determined using the date of 12-31-2012. If you are older than 14 on this date, you must move up to the next age bracket.

13-14 Boys Baseball Sandy Koufax - This age group plays in the Crow River Youth Baseball League. In this league, your age is determined using the date of April 30th, 2013. If older than 14 on this date, you must move up to the next age bracket.

15 – 16 Girls Softball – This age group plays in the Crow River Fast Pitch League. Age determination date is 12-31-2012.

15-16 Boys Baseball Mickey Mantle- This age group plays in the Crow Rive Youth Baseball League. Age determination date is April 30, 2013. If older than 16 on this date, you may play Legion Baseball.

17-18 Girls Softball – This age group plays in the Crow River Fast Pitch League.