BETHALTO — Registration for the Boys & Girls Club of Bethalto’s 2016 baseball, softball and T-ball season will end April 1.
Registration will be taken at the club, 324 E. Central St. in Bethalto, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 9 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. Fridays. Registration and membership forms also can be printed at www.bgcbethalto.com.
Register early to increase the odds of getting the requested team. Late applicants will be placed on a waiting list and charged a $10 fee. Ball is open to all youths regardless of residency.
To offer more opportunities and competition for older divisions, the club is part of the Tri-City Baseball/Softball League composed of teams from East Alton, Roxana and Wood River. The league focuses on teaching the fundamentals of baseball and softball, as well as good sportsmanship and teamwork.
Youth are put into divisions based on their age as of Sept. 1. The divisions are T-ball (ages 4-5), Midgets (6-7), Rookie (8-9), Minor (10-11), Major (12-13) and Juvenile (14-16).
The program fee for baseball, softball and T-ball is $45. Fundraising options are available. All baseball, softball and T-ball participants must have a current Boys & Girls Club membership, which is a $15 annual fee.
For information, call (618) 377-6030.