> Click here for the coupon - please print out and bring with you to the store!
We are happy to once again partner with Sports Authority (WestFarms Mall) to help you save money! This weekend, use the coupon in the link below for 20% off your order! This is good through Sunday evening! Sports Authority is a proud sponsor of New Britain Little League for the 2015 season and we look forward to working with them for years to come!
> Click here for the coupon - please print out and bring with you to the store!
New Britain Little League will kick off its 58th season on April 18, 2015 when Opening Weekend Ceremonies are held at Stanley Quarter Park at 11:00 AM. All of the teams will play their first game on that weekend at the various parks around New Britain. We will also have numerous activities planned for that day at Stanley Quarter Park for those who want to stick around and enjoy the atmosphere! This includes inflatable bounce houses for the younger kids, face painting, a prize raffle, music, food, drinks and so much more!
All players are expected to be at the park in complete uniform no later than 10:30 AM to line up to prepare for Opening Ceremonies. Opening Ceremonies will take place at 11:00 AM on the middle diamond. We'll have special guests during ceremonies who will speak to us after our traditional parade of teams has been completed.
We expect that the 2015 season will be just as good, if not better, than all of the others and are looking forward to getting back on track! We can't wait to get the season started on Saturday, April 18!
With Opening Day just a few days away, our teams are busy on the fields practicing and getting ready for the season to officially kick off on April 18! That's when the games will officially begin and we are happy to announce that the 2015 schedule has been finalized for all baseball divsiions. The district administration is currently working on the softball schedule and that will be released once it is finalized.
Throughout the season, games will be postponed due to inclement weather. When that happens, we will revise the schedule with the make-up dates on get it up on the website as soon as possible! All schedules are sorted by team so if you don't see your child's team when you open the document, scroll down and find the correct team!
> Click here to view the schedules for the 2015 season!
It's kickoff meeting time! The 2015 season kickoff meetings are as follows: *Please note that all meetings will be held inside the New Britain High School cafeteria*
Monday, 30 TBALL 6:00 - 7:15 PM
Monday, 30 Transitional 7:15 - 8:30
Tuesday, 31 Minors 5:30 - 7:00 PM
Tuesday, 31 Majors 7:00 - 8:30 M
The last day to guarantee your child a spot on a team was Wednesday, March 18. Due to our new partnership with the Junior Hurricanes program and because rosters have been filled in the Juniors Baseball division, registration has closed! To get your name on the waiting list, please e-mail the Junior Hurricanes by clicking here.
If you are looking to register in our other divisions - Challenger, TBALL, Transitional, Minors, Majors and Softball - we still have some spots available. However, if you don't register quickly enough, they will fill up and your child will be placed on a waiting list once rosters are full. Click here to register online and guarantee your child a roster spot this season.
We just held our last registration on March 18 but we still have several roster spots available in all divisions of play. However, once they fill up, registration will be closed and your child will be placed on a waiting list. That means you need to act quickly and register online with a debit or credit card to guarantee your child a spot on a team! Simply follow the link below and fill out all of the required information. Once registered, a league representative will be in touch with you within 48-72 hours about the next steps.
> Click here to register your child online and guarantee them a roster spot for the 2015 spring season
The 2015 season officially kicks off in a little less than a month (assuming all this snow melts) and we are now holding evaluations for the Minors and Majors Divisions. These evaluations are for children who are league ages 8-12, regardless of whether or not they played in our league last year. A child's league age in baseball is their age as of April 30, 2015. For all softball players, your evaluations will be set by the division director, Jose Rivera.
Please note that this is simply an evaluation session to determine whether your child would best fit in our Minors or Majors Baseball Division- your child is guaranteed to be on a team. We will hold a session on Tuesday, March 24 and Thursday, March 26 at 6:00 PM at Pulaski Middle School. If your child hasn't been to an evaluation session yet, they must come to one of these. Please have your child bring a baseball glove and comfortable clothes to run around in.
For those wondering about the other divisions - TBALL and Transitional - evaluations are not held. Instead, players are placed randomly on teams with an eye towards balancing age and experience throughout the divisions.
If you have any questions, please contact Rich Gadomski, President, at 860-604-3199. Thanks and we'll see you on Tuesday or Thursday!
New Britain Little League and the New Britain Junior Hurricanes are forming the ultimate partnership that will change the face of upper level baseball in the city for years to come. For the past 14 years, New Britain Little League has exclusively offered upper level baseball for players ages 13-15 in the spring. Now, we are working with the Junior Canes to provide the best possible baseball experience for children in that age group.
The upper level baseball program will continue to remain affiliated with Little League International. The difference lies in the more focused approach to a specific age group, which will increase the quality as well as the experience for the kids and parents. This means that these players will receive a higher quality of instruction, improved practice facilities, improved equipment and so much more that will allow them to become the best baseball player that they can possibly be.
Another change is that all of the teams will now be playing Little Leagues throughout the region instead of playing against each other throughout the season. This will allow for better competition and to give the players an opportunity to improve themselves against competition they’ll be seeing for the next several years.
The season length will remain the same, with practices already under way and games set to begin in April. The season will end before the middle of June to allow the athletes to play summer ball in their respective leagues throughout the city.
For those players who have already registered with us, we have transferred your information to the Junior Canes organization. If you haven't yet registered for the upper level division but wish to do so, you may e-mail the Junior Canes organization: firstname.lastname@example.org.
We'll be having our FINAL registration of the 2015 season on Wednesday, March 18 at New Britain High School from 6:30 - 8:00 PM in the cafeteria on the second floor. Registration covers both spring training and the spring season.
New Britain Little League offers baseball and softball to boys and girls who are between the league ages of 4 and 16. For those playing baseball, league age is a child’s age as of April 30, 2015. For those playing softball, league age is a child’s age as of January 1, 2015. We also offer a Challenger Division, which is for children who are physically and developmentally challenged. We have a full schedule for this team and play against other Challenger teams in surrounding towns.
Every year, we service over 700 boys and girls who are eager to learn the game of baseball and softball. New Britain Little League doesn't just teach about the game - we strive to teach self-confidence, discipline, responsibility, sportsmanship, team commitment, and more. For more information on New Britain Little League, the history of NBLL, and contact information, visit us on the web at www.newbritainlittleleague.com. In addition, please like us on Facebook by searching for New Britain Little League!
Registration prices for the 2015 season are as follows:
Challenger: $25| League Ages 4-7: $50 | League Ages 8-12: $80| League Ages 13-15: $90| All Softball: $80
If you can't make it on that date, you can register online by clicking here. If you have any questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to contact us.
Do you like baseball or softball? How about kids? If so, we are looking for coaches for all age groups ranging from 4 - 12. This year, we have overhauled our coach education program and are offering more support, equipment, supplies, tools, and resources than ever before! All you need to is have the passion for the game, love working with kids, and the commitment and dedication it takes to teach these children the game of baseball or softball throughout the season. There is not one thing you will go into the season not knowing and if you still feel uncomfortable, we have Directors for each division to support you when you need it! If you are interested, please navigate to the 'contact' gatergorey
There might be snow on the ground and in the forecast in the days ahead but that doesn't mean that baseball and softball isn't just around the corner! To help get you in the spirit of the spring and the upcoming season, Sports Authority is holding New Britain Little League Appreciation Weekend on March 7 and 8 at the Farmington location by Westfarms Mall. During the weekend, you will receive 20% off your ENTIRE purchase if you print out the coupon in the link below and bring it with you. We thank Sports Authority for their continued support of New Britain Little League and look forward to working with them during the 2015 season!
> Click here to download the coupon to bring to the store with you this coming weekend
Do you like baseball or softball? How about kids? If so, we are looking for coaches for all age groups ranging from 4 - 15. This year, we have overhauled our coach education program and are offering more support, equipment, supplies, tools, and resources than ever before! All you need to is have the passion for the game, love working with kids, and the commitment and dedication it takes to teach these children the game of baseball or softball throughout the season. There is not one thing you will go into the season not knowing and if you still feel uncomfortable, we have Directors for each division to support you when you need it! If you are interested, please click on the link below!
> Click here to e-mail Richard Gadomski, President if you are interested in coaching this season!
We are excited to announce that we will begin spring training the week of February 1. As always, players will be separated by division and age and will be under the instruction of our coaches for the upcoming season.
Each division group will meet once per week for 60 - 90 minutes depending on age and skill level. Players will be shake off the rust from the off-season and will review the fundamental skills needed in order to play baseball or softball. They will also be introduced to new skills that will help them be successful during the spring season.
Please note that spring training is included in your child's registration fee. Your child cannot participate in spring training unless they are registered for the 2015 season. Our next registration will be held on Thursday, January 22 from 6:30 - 8:00 PM at New Britain High School in the cafeteria on the second floor. Once your child is registered on that night, they will be assigned to a training session.
Despite the rain that hampered almost everyone's Saturday plans, our "Shake the Can" fundraiser really brought a bright and shiny day to the New Britain Little League and the community of New Britain. It also shows that when the community and hard work from our volunteers comes together, anything is possible. For this event, we were at the New Britain Stop & Shop on Corbin Avenue from 8AM until 2PM. During that time, we raised over $400 for the league thanks to the kind donations from those who were doing their grocery shopping!
Thank you to the following people who donated their time to make the "Shake the Can" fundraiser the success that it was.
Thank you for you time and hard work and making this fundraiser such a success despite the not so pleasant conditions.
There will be a Shake the Can Day for the New Britain Little League on Saturday, Oct 4 at the Corbin Ave. Stop & Shop in New Britain,Ct. There will be candy sales and taking donations that will go towards the New Britain Little League. This is an all day event . So that means you will have time to stop in and say hello to everyone, and grab some candy, and make a donation to a great organization.
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