Welcome to the home of Bolton Youth Baseball and Softball Programs.
Our program is designed to give all children ages 5-15 the opportunity to have fun learning and playing the great American pastime of baseball and softball.
On this website you will find all the information you need to be an active participant in our program, including schedules, game rules, information on special events, teams and BoD contact information. We are a league run entirely by volunteers and largely supported by our generous local sponsors, so please consider registering as a volunteer to help make Bolton Youth Baseball a great program for years to come.
We encourage all kids to get out there and play one of the many Bolton youth sports programs. If you have any additional questions, please start by visiting our PARENT RESOURCE pages or contact a league administrator listed on the CONTACTS
Opening Day 2017 for Bolton Youth Baseball & Softball
Bolton Youth Baseball & Softball Opening Day 2017
Saturday, April 22nd 12:30 pm-3:30pm
Teams should gather at the Emerson School Field between 12:15 pm and 12:30 pm.
Kids should dress in their full team uniform. Look for your Team Banner
Parade down Main Street will begin promptly at 1:00pm
Opening Day offers a lot to do and is really fun for the kids, so bring a blanket and/or chairs and plan to stay with your family for a few hours.
Opening Day Highlights
Parade Watch the march of the teams down Main Street. Parade starts at Emerson proceeds down Wattaquadock to Memorial Field
Opening Day Ceremonies The teams gather at the Majors Field for the National Anthem, Photos and an Opening Day Message
Team Competition Games
Adult & Kid HOMERUN DERBY
Along with the competition games we’ll also have Moonwalks, T-ball Target, Face Painting, Raffles, Bake Sale,and other kids activities.
Bolton Youth Baseball will hold its annual Fundraiser Golf Tournament on June 5th. It is at a private golf course, Wedgewood Pines in Stow. Please join us for this event as we will be providing exciting raffle prizes which include TV’s, tablets, golf gear, Gift Certificates to our local restaurants and stores as well as many other items. We will also have a 50/50 raffle where you could take home half of the pot collected!
We will provide dinner after the tournament. The Cost is $140 per golfer, $560 per foursome. We also have a sponsorship opportunity for our local businesses at a cost of $100 to sponsor a hole. Your logo sign would be placed on the tee box of a golf hole for all the golfers to see as they tee off. Website to sponsor is listed below.
Wedgewood Pines Country Club is home to one of New England's premier private golf clubs. For the serious golfers, the Boston Business Journal ranked their championship tees as one of the twenty toughest golf courses in Massachusetts. With lush, mature bent-grass tees and fairways, and state of the art G-2 Pentcross bentgrass greens, you will always find the course in tournament condition.
Located right next door to Bolton at 215 Harvard Rd. in Stow, MA
The link will bring you to the current approved list of bats for each age group as well as a FAQ created by Little League officials (Majors Divison Little League Bat Rules). If you are buying a composite barreled bat - unless you see the bat on the approved list for the appropriate age group, your child will NOT be allowed to use the bat in practices or games.
So how do I determine if my Major's division bat is approved?
Information on the composite baseball bats that have received waivers for the Little League (Majors) Baseball Division and below can be found here:Approve Composite Bats(This list is updated regularly, please download for latest version)
A listing of licensed, non-wood/non-composite baseball bats for use in the Little League (Majors) Division and below can be found here: Approved Non-Composite Bats (This list is updated regularly, please download for latest version)
The Senior division follows the bat rules handed down by MIAA Baseball Committee. The link is to the ruling update issued by the MIAA Bat (MIAA Bat Update for 2012) for the 2012 season. If you are buying a composite barreled bat - unless you see the bat on the approved list for the appropriate age group, your child will NOT be allowed to use the bat in practices or games.
So how do I determine if my Senior division bat is approved?
A comprehensive list of approved and non-approved BBCOR non-wood bats from the NCAA Bat Certification facility at the Washington State University Sport Science Laboratory (WSUSSL) is available. The WSUSSL website provides a user-friendly model and bat search engine. The approved and non-approved lists can be searched specifically by bat categories including - manufacturer, model, length, and barrel class and are found at the following links:
So how do I determine if my Junior division bat is approved? The Minuteman League follows the bat rules handed down by MIAA Baseball Committee and these rules apply to all players 14 and older. The Junior league is only comprised of league age 13 players and are NOT subject to the MIAA rules. If your child plays Middle School then his bad for Middle school must adhear to the MIAA Baseball Committee rules.