Helena Youth Sports registration ends Aug. 14

By SAMANTHA HURST / Special to the Reporter

As summer comes to a close, Helena Youth Sports gears up for fall sports to hit the fields.
Online registration opened in July for youth baseball, softball and soccer. Registration online ends Aug. 13, with a final in-person registration available Aug. 14.
The in-person registration and fitting will take place at the Helena Community Center from 1-4 p.m. Aug. 14.
Soccer offers programs for kids ages 5-16. Cost for the program is $160. Baseball and softball includes kids as young as 3 and includes programs up to age 12. Cost for these sports is $120.
Baseball for youth will follow the Dizzy Dean rule system this year. The age group breakdowns are based on the player’s age as of April 30, 2017. Age divisions include:

T-Ball: ages 3-4
Rookie: ages 5-6
Farm: ages 7-8
Minor: ages 9-10

To learn more about volunteering as a coach, parents can call the Parks and Recreation office at 620-2877 or email Bmiller@cityofhelena.org.
Sponsors for the 2016 season include Dick’s Sporting Goods, Pepsi, All About Fun, Hewy Woodman, Mayor Mark Hall, City Councilmember Cris Nelson and Primrose School.
The Helena Community Center is located at 110 Sports Complex Drive. To find more information, visit Helenaparkandrec.org.