COVID-19 Safe Practices

The COVID-19 pandemic, shutdown and gradual re-opening has delayed the 2020 season and requires us to re-open with several restrictions based on CDC and health official guidance. Below is a list of exceptions to our normal season operations which all parents need to know:

Registration

  • Registration was extended to June 8, 2020 – NO REFUNDS after Saturday, 6/13/2020
  • Players from any Little League that is not playing in 2020 is welcome to join Woods-Shores for this year only
  • No Tee-ball¬†because of need for close proximity¬†of players & adults

Schedules

  • Teams will be formed the week of June 8, 2020 – (except Tee-ball, see above)
  • Practices will not begin until Saturday, (6/13/2020)
  • First game will start the week of June 22, 2020
  • The last playoff games will be the week of August 10, 2020 

Facilities

  • All games are scheduled Monday – Thursday at Ghesquiere and Vernier fields only (GP Schools fields are not available at this time)
  • The new concession stand will not be open for the 2020 season due to the challenge of following current health guidelines

Game Play

  • Players can’t share equipment (helmets, bats, gloves, catcher’s gear) without sanitizing between player use.
  • Players are not allowed to bring gum or seeds to games or practices
  • Players are not allowed to share water bottles
  • Players much remain 6 feet apart when not in the field
    • No players will be in the team dugouts
    • Players are welcome to sit with household members

Updates for 2020 Season

The league is implementing a very few changes for the 2020 season.

Softball registration is now only available on the Grosse Pointe Softball website.

Each season all registrations after March 1 are charged a $25 Late Registration Fee

Reminder: In 2019 we began a re-draft for all age divisions annually and updated divisions based on age ranges for each division:

Divisions of Play for Baseball

  • T-Ball: 5-6 year old Co-Ed
  • A Ball: 7-8 year old
  • Minor League: 9-10 year old
  • Major League: 11-12 year old
  • Intermediate: 13 year old
  • Senior: 13-16 year old

Evaluations and Other Important Dates

Posted Here

Opening Day, Ceremonies, Pictures and Games

Scheduled for Sunday, May 3, 2020