Regular Season Divisions

T/Farm Ball: Ages 4-7

Gives children and their parents an introductory experience to baseball by creating a safe, caring, and fun environment as they learn the basics of the game. As children advance from T-Ball to Farm Ball, a more authentic game experience is introduced as teams move from tee hitting to soft toss and underhand pitching.

· Basic fundamentals

· Hitting from tee and underhand toss

· Throwing and catching

· Mini games

2 sessions each week

2024 Schedule:

Tee Ball Days: Tuesday or Thursday, and Saturday

Farm Ball Days: Monday or Wednesday, and Sunday
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Home Field: Delbrook T-Ball/Farm Ball Grass

Parents/Guardians: Volunteer Roles

Coach/Manager: Guide for T-Ball & Farm Ball

A Ball: Ages 7-8

Focused on development of core baseball skills – and fun! Kids move from hitting underhand pitches to a pitching machine and good baseball habits are practiced. A more competitive environment develops as outs are made in the field and strike outs at the plate. Positional play and situational decision making is introduced. Teams are created, allowing school groups and friends to play together.

· Real game environment with outs

· Baseball knowledge and positions

· Hitting pitching machine

· Team play and etiquette

1-2 games, 1 practice each week

Home Fields: Delbrook D2 & D3, Sowden NE & NW

Parents/Guardians: Volunteer Roles

Manager: Team Guidebook

Coaches: A Ball Rules (updated 2024)

AA Ball: Ages 8-10

This competitive level of play continues skill development and introduces specific position play. All players get the chance to start pitching and hitting from pitches. Players attend evaluations and teams are selected through a draft process where skills and friendships are taken into account to form evenly-skilled teams.

· Pitching

· Stealing between 2nd and 3rd

· Positional play and decision making

2 games and 1-2 practices each week

Home Fields: Delbrook D2 & D3, Sowden NE & NW 

Parents/Guardians: Volunteer Roles

Manager: Team Guidebook

Coaches: AA Ball Rules (updated 2024)Batting Cage

AAA Ball: Ages 9-11

Continues skill development from AA Ball and begins to build player skills in specific positions including pitcher, catcher, infielders and outfielders. Game play is competitive. Players attend evaluations and teams are selected through a draft process where skills are taken into account to form evenly-skilled teams.

· Pitching

· Stealing all bases

· Positional play and decision making

As many as 3 games and 3 practices each week

Home Fields: Delbrook D1 Grass, Chris Zuehlke Field

Parents/Guardians: Volunteer Roles

Manager: Team Guidebook

Coaches: AAA Ball Rules (updated 2024), Batting Cage

Majors: Ages 11-12

This highly-competitive division is for 11 & 12 year-old players whose skill level is at the top of their age group. Player assignments are made on the basis of player evaluations and the coaches' draft selections.

Games are scheduled to interlock with all District 5 adjoining Little Leagues.

· Position-specific skill building

· Situational knowledge and decision making

· Hitting power, pitching speed

As many as 3 games and 3 practices each week

Home Fields: Delbrook D1 Grass, Chris Zuehlke Field

Parents/Guardians: Volunteer Roles

Manager: Team Guidebook

Coaches: Majors Rules (updated 2024), Batting Cage

Juniors: Ages 13-14

Juniors pulls all of the skills learned through the Majors level and introduces a larger sized field and baserunning and pitching rules. Teams participate in a league that includes other North Shore Little Leagues. Games are scheduled by District 5.

· Baserunning leadoffs and stealing are permitted per MiLB and MLB standards

· Situational knowledge and decision making

· Hitting power and strategy

· Pitching power, mix, and strategy. Pickoffs and holding runners on

Home Field: Kirkstone

Contact Info

Highlands Little League

Unit 75538 – 3050 Edgemont Blvd

North Vancouver, BC V7R 4X1