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BBAA Youth Softball

Ages 7-15


  • Each team will have at least two scheduled practices per week (determined by head coach).  I cannot tell you what days of the week your team will practice.  In March, when coaches have chosen teams and picked practice days and locations, that is when your child's practices will be known.  FYI: Some coaches have more practices, but two is the minimum. 

  • Practices will start mid March (weather permitting).

  • Games begin the week of April 24 for most levels and can go all the way till the end of June depending level and playoffs. Shetland and 8U softball will likely start playing games May 1.

  • Most levels play a 16-game season, 8 at home and 8 away games.  Locations can be found on the BBAA website.

  • It is probable to have 2 games per week.  The schedules are released 1-2 weeks before the season starts, so we will not know your child's schedule until about April 12.

  • Uniforms will be given to players right before the season begins.

  • Requesting coaches and other players that a parent wants to play with their child puts us in a real difficult situation.  We are required by our rules to have a fair draft.  Parent requests for specific teams is difficult for us to accommodate at any level with playoffs.  As a result, we will not guarantee that we will fulfill any requests after the Shetland and 8U levels.  

Our Mission
To provide instructional, non-competitive and competitive softball for the youth of our community. Our goal is to achieve and instill proper ethics, sportsmanship and skill development within a team environment.

The Program
Youth baseball is open to all children from ages 5 to 14 and youth fast pitch softball is open to all girls from ages 7 to 15.


There are various fields used by the program. They include, but are not limited to: DiOrio Field, Sunset Park, Veterans Park, Sunrise Park, and the Redmond Recreational Complex. The Park District or the Village maintains these fields respectively.


BBAA Baseball is a non-profit organization that relies on registration fees, sponsors, and aggressive fundraising to support the financial needs of the program. WE ARE NOT AFFILIATED WITH THE BENSENVILLE PARK DISTRICT OR THE VILLAGE OF BENSENVILLE.

Equipment is provided by the organization (Players must have their own mitt ). All equipment is checked at the end of the year and replaced as needed.

Uniforms are provided by the league and include a hat, shirt, pants, and socks. The player can keep the entire uniform.

Governing Body
BBAA Softball consists of League Commissioner. They are responsible for providing rules and regulations for the program. They are responsible to report to the BBAA the condition of the league during monthly meetings.

Managers and Coaches
The Baseball Board selects Managers and coaches. They must also be certified to NYSCA standards.



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