Lakeville Fastpitch Softball Association

2021 Summer In-House Registration 6U-8U

Welcome

Welcome!

Welcome to the 2021 Summer In-House Registration!

This registration will allow you to provide contact information, sign consents and submit payment. Please read through each page carefully to ensure that all information is provided accurately. To complete registration through our secure site, please have your Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or checking account information available. PLEASE NOTE: The online transaction fees are included in the 2021 player fees. We do not accept offline payments. 

Refund Policy

Registration fees are not refundable. A player injured in the off-season, with a written doctor’s notice, will be given a full refund of paid fees. A player that is injured during the season, but has participated in at least one game, will not be issued a refund. 

The registering Player MUST be a resident of the City of Lakeville and/or Independent School District 194 to play for LFSA. Exceptions  may be made by Board approval only for Players in small communities around Lakeville not offering Traveling Softball.

Programs & Fees

Program Pitching Travel Fees Nights of Play
6U In-House Tee Ball No $80 Mon/Wed
8U In-House Machine pitch No $95 Tue/Thu
  • Please visit the LFSA website for an in-depth description of the various programs. 
  • There is a $25 late fee charged for registrations after March 21, 2021.
  • Age Level is based on your player’s age as of December 31, 2020.
  • Players are supplied with team t-shirts, shorts and game socks.

In-House Softball FAQs

What is the difference between In-House League and Traveling League?

In-House League is for beginner softball players and is a more recreational league.  Traveling League is a more competitive softball program and involves tryouts, weekend tournaments, and more game play.

What does 6U stand for?

6U is for players ages 6 and under (typically ages 4-6, but 3 year olds have played before); this league is a T-ball league

What does 8U stand for?

8U is for players ages 8 and under (7 to 8 year olds); this league is a pitching machine league

What age group (6U or 8U) will my daughter be assigned?

Age groups are based on the player’s age as of December 31, 2020

What equipment do I need to buy?

All players must bring a water bottle, a glove, and a softball fielder’s face mask

What equipment is provided?

The league provides helmets, bats, catchers gear, softballs, tennis balls, whiffle balls, ice packs, training cones, batting tee, sling machine, bases, and first aid kit

What is included with the uniform?

Jersey top with number on back, game shorts, game socks

What equipment is optional to buy?

Softball cleats (can wear tennis shoes), bat, helmet, batting gloves, and bat bag

Where are practices and games?

All practices and games are at Lakeview Elementary, Lakeville (fields 1-4)

What days of the week does 6U play? 8U?

6U is Monday & Wednesday, for 1 hour; 8U is Tuesday & Thursday, for 1 hour 15 min

What times are practices / games?

Practices for both 6U & 8U will be either 5:15pm OR 6:30pm; All games will be 6:30pm; arrive for practices 15 minutes prior to start time; arrive for games 30 minutes prior to start time for warm-ups

How many volunteer hours per family do I need to complete? 

Both 6U & 8U need to complete 4 volunteer hours per family when registered for the Spring/Summer Season and 2 hours when registered for the Fall Season

What if I don’t complete my volunteer hours?

The League needs your time more than your money.  If volunteer hours are not completed, the League will cash your deposit check; the League will notify before cashing

Where are typical volunteer hours worked?

Most volunteer hours are at Aronson Park, helping facilitate Lakeville Softball Tournaments (concession stand, field work, etc.)

How do I find the volunteer hours to sign up? Will I receive emails?

Volunteer hours will be emailed to all parents upon availability.  Volunteer hours will also be posted to the DIBS tab on the lakevillefastpitch.org website

When does the season start and end?

Season begins Monday, April 26th through Thursday, June 24th  (9 weeks)

Are there Tournaments or games on the weekends?

No.  All practices and games are scheduled during the week

Are there make-up games due to weather cancellations?

Yes. Make-ups are determined by the Coach on Friday PM (6U) and Saturday AM (8U)

How are batting and fielding line-ups formed?

Coaches play each player a different fielding position each inning (rotating between infield and outfield); batting lineups rotate throughout the season so all players get to bat first for a game

How are teams formed?

Team placement is based on age, school enrollment and friend requests; 9-12 players per team

Can I request a friend to be on my daughter’s team?

Yes.  All friend requests are honored

Do parents bring snacks/drinks for game days?

Yes.  Coaches assign snacks/drinks to parents for games only

How many Coaches are assigned to each team?

Each team is assigned 1 Head Coach and 1-2 Assistant Coaches (these coaches are parent volunteers); parents willing to help during practices and games are greatly appreciated; teams are also assigned High School Mentors for practices

How is the season scheduled?

The first half of the season is mostly practice; the last half of the season is for games


Questions?

Please direct questions to: 

In-House Director