Important Dates (NOTE: This is a draft schedule and subject to change.
Aug. 7/8 - Rec Assessments and Uniform Fitting
Week of Aug. 10 - Teams Drafted and Players Notified of Team by Head Coaches
Aug. 14 - Practice Starts for Rec.
Sept. 4 - Opening Day (First Games)
October 23 - Tournament Start (Pool Games)
Nov. 6 - Championship Games/Team Trophy Presentation/End of Fall Season
Nov. 7 – Spring 2021 Rec Registration Opens
Nov. 14 - Winter Program Starts
All programs, except mini-hitters, will have a minimum 2 events per week, 1 weekday and 1 Saturday. Season is roughly split into 3 parts. The first part is 2 practices; the second part is 1 weekday practice and 1 weekend game. The last part is 1 weekday game and 1 weekend game. Teams with odd number of teams will have 2 games instead of 1 during some weeks.
4U (Mini-Hitters) - Introductory Program that includes clinic style practices and short games that build up to mini-hitters graduation in a full field game. Players receive full unifotm and mini-hitter graduation trophy. Teams meet 1 day per week, for 1 hour and 15 minutes, usualy on Sunday afternoons. Program starts 2 to 3 weeks after regular rec program to get the proper number of events for players of this age.
5U CP Tee Rescue
6U CP Tee Rescue
7U Coach Pitch
8U Coach Pitch
9U/10U Kid Pitch
11/12U Kid Pitch
13-15U Inter-park League - Competitive recreation baseball league which plays games against other Hopewell teams as well as other area parks. All players who register for the season will be selected to a team. HOPEWELL WOULD LIKE TO HAVE OUR OWN LEAGUE WITH LIMITED INTER-PARK PLAY BUT NEED MORE PARTICIPATION IN THIS AGE GROUP. PLEASE ENCOURAGE FRIENDS TO PLAYA DN GROW PARTICIPATION IN THIS AGE GROUP.
Fall Select Tournament Teams - A new program for the Fall 2020 Season will be Select tournament teams for ages 10U-12U. These are designed for players that would like to play additional advanced baseball in the Fall, but plan to tryout for Select or play in the recreation league in the Spring season. Tryouts will be conducted and communicated for these teams.