League Positions Open
If you are interested in any of the above positions please contact John Flaherty.
Lakeland Sports, Inc.
P.O. Box 263 Union Lake, MI 48387
League Office - 248-981-9933
The league provides uniforms (shirts, pants and hats), all catchers equipment, bats, balls and bases. Players keep the entire uniform. Please ensure your child's personal bat and glove are adequate for his/her size. Please write your child's name on their glove, bat and personal water bottle in permanent marker. A player may wear tennis (gym) shoes for play/practice. Metal spikes are permitted at Colt division and above. Plastic spike may be used at any age level.
Our coaches are parents who generously volunteer their service. More help is always welcome. If you are interested, please inform the league by indicating so on the registration form, or contact any of the League Board Members at Lakeland Board Members
All fields are in West Bloomfield/Sylvan Lake and include Marshbank Park, Keith Sports Park, Scotch Elementary School. Go to Field Locations for directions to fields.
Players should arrive no later than 15 minutes before game time. It is important that a responsible parent or adult accompany each child. Please do not regard the coach as the responsible adult for your child, for practices or games, since there are many other children that need his/her attention. One parent or other responsible adult should be present at all times.
Make-up games will be played as soon as possible after the rain-out. Rain-out schedule will be published on the website as soon as it is released.
Returning coaches will be allowed to "protect" a designated number of players returning from the prior year. Unprotected players and players new to the league will then be assigned to a team.
Coaches have full discretion on the number, time and location of practices. Pre-season practice will begin immediately after team assignments have been completed. All players are encouraged to practice catching, pitching, fielding and batting during their play time. Children who practice at home will have greater self-confidence during games. Please help your child develop their skills.
Summer job? The league is looking for experienced ball players to work as umpires at the T-Ball and Coach Pitch levels. You must be at least 12 yrs of age and attend a training class held by Lakeland Sports. If interested, complete and return the registration form indicating your interest in umpiring. You will be contacted.
The biggest advertising bargain in the area is the $300 sponsorship fee for a Lakeland Sports team. Hundreds of local consumer participate in / attend Lakeland Sports events. If you are interested in sponsoring a team please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.