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
Bolton Youth Baseball - Opening Day
Bolton Youth Baseball & Softball
Saturday, April 26th 1:00 pm-3:00pm
Teams should gather at the Emerson Field at between 12:30pm and 12:45
Kids should dress in their full team uniform.
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
Food Sponsored by Bolton Lions Club Hot Dogs and Hamburgers, Chips, Drinks, etc. The Snack shack will also be open offering pizza, pretzels, candy, and drinks
Pitch / Hit / Run Skills Event Scott’s Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit & Run (PHR) is
an exciting baseball/softball skills competition that provides boys and girls, ages 7 to 14, the opportunity to showcase their
pitching, hitting and running abilities. http://mlb.mlb.com/mlb/kids/mlb_pitch_hit_run.jsp
Players will participate with their respective teams
Along with the competition games we’ll also have Moonwalks, T-ball Target, Train, Raffles and other kids activities.
Opening Day Majors Game at 3:30 The season kicks off with a Majors game between the Cubs and Reds !
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.