IMPORTANT NOTICE for all VISA/Mastercard Payments: Effective October 10, 2023, a convenience fee of 2.2% will be charged to all VISA/Mastercard transactions (VISA/Mastercard accepted). Cash and checks are accepted without this fee and can be made in person at the Graham Recreation Center (311 College Street, Graham, NC 27253). Checks payable to the “City of Graham” can be mailed to: City of Graham, ATTN: Recreation & Parks, PO Drawer 357, Graham, NC 27253
Spring Youth Baseball
Registration: January 1 – March 1, 2024 (click here for step-by-step instructions on how to register)
If this is your child’s first time playing sports with us, please submit your child’s birth certificate. You can bring a copy to the Graham Recreation Center (311 College Street), email a copy to our Youth Athletics Supervisor, or submit it online.
Ages: 6 – 13 (updated 01-18-2023)
6U: 6 years old
8U: 7 – 8 years old
10U: 9 -1 0 years old
13U: 11 – 13 years old (updated 01-18-2023)
The age cut-off is January 1 of the season year.
Fee: $25 for City of Graham Residents, $40 for General Public
Please note, that children of head coaches will have their registration fee waived.
Location: Bill Cooke Park • 1010 Townbranch Road, Graham, NC 27253 & Goley Street Field • 301 Goley Street, Graham, NC 27253
Description of League: Graham Recreation & Parks Youth Baseball program, aims to provide young athletes with many physical and mental health benefits through the game of baseball. Our goal is to ensure that youth learn the fundamentals of the sport, have fun as well as build lasting memories. Players will also have the opportunity to build strong relationships with the other players on their team and develop teamwork and leadership skills as everyone strives toward a common goal and purpose.
Equipment Provided: Baseball bats, helmets, and baseballs will be provided
Equipment Needed: Cleats & gloves are required
Practices: Practices will only take place on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Saturdays.
Schedules: Practice days & times will be determined closer to the start date of practices, once team rosters have been finalized. Practices will begin in early April and games will begin in early May. All age groups will have games on Mondays & Wednesdays.
6U BASEBALL (Sabertooth Tigers – Coach James & Jennifer Bachich)
8U BASEBALL (Mudcats – Coach Paul Lloyd)
8U BASEBALL (Yankess – Coach Raul Gonzales)
10U BASEBALL (Heavy Hitters – Coach Tamaray Lea)
10U BASEBALL (Lions – Coach Eduardo Mendoza)
13U BASEBALL (Steve’s Smokehouse – Coach Deanna Watkins)
13U BASEBALL (Yankees – Coach Xavier Pulliam)
Volunteer Opportunities: Graham Recreation & Parks relies on volunteer coaches for our organized youth sports leagues. Coaches must be available for weekly practice and games. Each coach is required to submit and pass a background check. It is important that coaches teach sportsmanship as well as specific sports skills. If you would like to volunteer as a coach, please contact our Athletic Supervisor at (336) 570-6718 or by email.
Sponsored By: Dick’s Sporting Goods