Youth Sports

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Spring 2023 Blastball - REGISTER NOW

Blastball is the time-honored sport of running to honking bases, learning fundamentals of t-ball, making friends and having a great time. Participants learn the concepts of throwing, batting and teamwork. 

  • Registration is from January 29 through March 13
    - Register online, by phone 817-598-4124 or in person at the Parks and Recreation Office
    - Residents: $45/Participant
    - Non-Residents: $55/Participant
    - Proof of residency is required with a Driver's License AND a City of Weatherford Utility bill with matching addresses.
    - T-shirts and trophies are included in registration cost
  • Practices begin the week of March 25th (Mon & Tues.) 
  • Games are April 8, 15, 22 & 29 (May 6 Make-up day if needed) at Holland Lake Sports Complex. Teams will have two weeks of practice before games start.  Once games start there will be no more practices.  Games are 30 - 45 minutes long or a total of 3 innings, which ever comes first, and are held on Mondays for 4 weeks. Call the rainout line (817-598-4151) on inclement weather days for cancellations. 
  • Volunteer to coach! No experience necessary! Organize practices, pass out team shirts and keep parents informed. This is a program that is volunteer based and parents are encouraged to participate.  

Basic Rules & General Information

  • Ages 3-4 (boys and girls)
  • 2 coaches per team - Volunteer to coach!
  • 30 - 45 minute games on Mondays for 4 weeks. Call the rainout line (817-598-4151) on inclement weather days for cancellations. Check teamsideline for makeup dates. 
  • Teach fundamentals of hitting, throwing, and fielding while emphasizing the importance of teamwork and sportsmanship
  • No score keeping - Remember to emphasize teamwork, sportsmanship and fun!
  • Practices are held at Holland Lake Sports Complex on Mondays or Wednesdays at 6:00, 6:30, 7:00 or 7:30 pm. Coaches get to choose the time and day for practice.  Practice times are first come first serve. 
  • Teams hit entire line-up each inning
  • Please wear team shirts to all games (shirts are provided with registration)
  • Athletic shoes required (cleats optional)
  • Player may use a baseball/softball glove but isn't required
  • Weatherford Parks and Recreation provides all playing equipment (except gloves). Coaches are responsible for care and upkeep of equipment during practice times. 
  • Batter is allowed four tries to hit ball, fifth try may be assisted
  • Ball hit to infield, runner(s) advance one base
  • Ball hit to outfield, runner(s) advance two bases
  • Players play different positions each inning