Registration is underway for co-ed youth baseball and t-ball leagues through Feb. 21. Sponsored in part by the Daytona Tortugas and the Daytona Beach Police Department, the leagues are open to youth ages 4 to 12 years old.
The t-ball season is from March 23 to April 23, and the baseball season is from March 23 to May 9. The cost is $40 per person and includes a team uniform and hat. Children are required to have their own glove and cleats.
The program welcomes all skill levels and focuses on baseball fundamentals, discipline, gaining self-confidence and teamwork. Parents are required to sign a waiver for each participating child.
There will be a meeting for the parents of t-ball participants at 5:30 p.m. Monday, March 2, at the Derbyshire Sports Complex, 849 Derbyshire Road. There will be a meeting for baseball participants at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 5, at Bethune Point Park, 11 Bellevue Ave.
In addition to the upcoming league play, the city is hosting free t-ball and baseball clinics nightly from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 17, through Friday, Feb. 28, at Bethune Point Park.
For more information, please call (386) 671-8337. To register online, please visit www.codb.us/activities.
The city would like to acknowledge the program’s sponsors: Daytona Tortugas, John Hall Chevrolet, Daytona Beach Police Department, Lowell & Nancy Loman, AdventHealth, VITAS Health Care and VyStar Credit Union.