DEPARTMENT CONTACT

Mike Moore | Public Works Director

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Lona Heeren | Physical Director

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Robin Carlton | Adult/Senior Programming

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615 3rd Street, East Alton, IL 62024

Phone: (618) 259-7411 or (618) 259-7951

HOURS

Mon. - Fri. 8am - 6pm

Sat. - Sun. CLOSED

Baseball/Softball

The East Alton Recreations Department baseball/softball program is designed to provide the participants a full summer of fun and recreation for girls and boys ages 4 to 16 years of age. This begins with coach selection, facility care, quality equipment, and experienced staffing/umpires holding the integrity of the game. The participants are placed on teams and all home games are played at Van Preter Park. All participants will receive a league t-shirt and will be placed in their appropriate division as their age on September 1st of the current year.

Participants may register at:

Keasler Recreation Complex
615 3rd Street, East Alton, IL 62024
For more information, call (618) 259-7411.

Baseball/Softball Registration Form
Candy Sales & Prize Program
Coaching Application
Winning Streak On-Line Team Store
East Alton Picture Day Schedule
TSS Picture Order Form
Tri-City Baseball Rules
Tri-City Softball Rules
Instructional Clinic Schedule
Coach Pitch Schedule
Tri-City Schedules
Rain-out Schedule
Tri-City Standings

East Alton Recreation Department’s Instructional League – 5 Years and Under

This non-competitive league is for our boy and girl participants 5 years and under. These young athletes will be placed on teams of 10 or less. These teams will have 10 sessions which will consist of team basic drills and skills for baseball and softball. The sessions will progress and prepare them for game format as the sessions progress through the season. This league is instructed by Park staff or clinic instructors. All sessions are played at Vanpreter Park in East Alton

East Alton Recreation Department’s Coach Pitch League – 7 years and under

This non-competitive league is designed for boys and girls ages 7 and under. These participants will be placed on a team and have a volunteer coach. These teams will hold practices and have a 12 game schedule. All games will be played at Vanpreter Park. There are no standings and coaches are on the field instructing during gameplay.

East Alton Boy’s Baseball Leagues – 16 years and under

These male athletes are placed on all-male teams appropriate for their age. They will have volunteer coaches who will coordinate practices and coach during the games.

Rookie Division is for boys 9 years of age and under. This league is composed of East Alton teams, Wood River teams, and Roxana teams. All home games will be played at East Alton. This is pitching machine format. Trophies will be given to the top 3 teams.

Minor Division is for boys 11 years of age and under. This league is composed of teams from East Alton, Wood River, Roxana, and Bethalto Boys and Girls Club. All home games will be played at East Alton. This is a player pitch with a modified format.

Major Division is for boys 13 years of age and under. This league is composed of teams from East Alton, Wood River, Roxana, and Bethalto Boys and Girls Club. All home games will be played at East Alton. This is player pitch format.

Juvenile Divison is for boys 16 years of age and under. This league is composed of teams from East Alton, Wood River, Roxana, and Bethalto Boys and Girls Club. All home games will be played at East Alton. This is a player pitch format with IHSA rules.

East Alton Girl’s Softball Leagues – 16 years and under

These female athletes are placed on all-female teams appropriate for their age. They will have volunteer coaches who will coordinate practices and coach during the games.

Ponytail Division is for girls 9 years of age and under. This league is composed of East Alton teams, Roxana, and Wood River teams. All home games will be played at East Alton. This is pitching machine format. The top 3 teams will receive a trophy at the end of the season.

Petite Division is for girls 12 years of age and under. This league is composed of teams from East Alton, Wood River, Roxana, and Bethalto Boys and Girls Club. All home games will be played at East Alton. This is a player fast pitch with a modified format.

Chic Division is for girls 16 years of age and under. This league is composed of teams from East Alton, Wood River, Roxana, and Bethalto Boys and Girls Club. All home games will be played at East Alton. This is a player pitch format with IHSA rules.

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