A staple in communities around the world for decades, Little League® Baseball and Softball provides millions of families each year with an experience unlike any other youth sports organization and is purposefully driven to provide a positive impact on youth and communities.
With local leagues available in approximately 6,500 communities around the world, Little League offers a variety of unique benefits and opportunities, including:
- Opportunities to play baseball or softball for EVERY child age 4-16
- Accessibility and availability for families to find a league and register their children to play
- Grant resources and other support to remove financial barriers of entry for families
- Free training and education opportunities for parents, volunteers, and families
- A commitment to the safety and well-being of children through the Little League Child Protection Program and mandatory background checks
- Access to the world’s largest youth sports tournament, including seven World Series events broadcasted on the ESPN Platforms
- A unified commitment to keeping the game fun at every level, especially for those getting their start at the Tee Ball division
Focused on teaching life lessons that build stronger individuals and communities, through the core values of Teamwork, Community, Inclusion, Integrity, and Fun, the Little League program has seen millions of alumni go on to become accomplished citizens and influential members of society. Regardless of their achievements, they all have one thing in common – some of their earliest memories are with family and friends on the Little League diamond.
Whether you want your child to enjoy unique benefits or want to step up to the plate as a volunteer to make a difference in your community, Little League has a place for you. To learn more about the benefits of the Little League and to find a program near you, visit PlayLittleLeague.org.