T-Ball

TBALL


T-Ball Program 

Registration opens February 2022 and the program will move forward as normally scheduled with Opening Day on Saturday, April 9th unless new rules from the State pertaining to the coronavirus pandemic require a change in plans.

Also Interested in Little League?  Please check the Piscataway Little League website. State rules pertaining to coronavirus may affect its schedule as well.  Please remember that Piscataway Little League is not managed by the Township Recreation Department.


General information

The T-Ball program is open to Township residents ages 5, 6 and 7. 

Players must turn five years of age before May 1, 2022 and cannot turn eight years of age until after April 30, 2022.

All new players must submit a copy of their birth certificate.  Please e-mail it as an attachment to Recreation@piscatawaynj.org or mail it to the Recreation Department, Piscataway Township, 455 Hoes Lane, Piscataway, NJ 08854 and indicate on it that it is for T-ball. 

All players, whether new or returning, must register in order to be eligible to participate.  Siblings must be registered separately.  There is no fee or charge for this program.  The manager of the team to which your child is assigned will notify you by telephone prior to the start of the season.

Games will be held weeknights at 6:00 p.m. at the Piscataway Little League Complex, 491 Sidney Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854.  Rainouts will be rescheduled if possible.

Please call the program cancellation line at (732) 562-2389 beginning at 4:00 p.m. to learn of any cancellation or schedule changes.

Practice

Practice is held at the discretion of the coach based on availability.

Coaches

Volunteer coaches are needed.  To apply, please contact Recreation@piscatawaynj.org to request an electronic application.  Volunteer coaches must pass a fingerprinting and background check.

On Opening Day

For Opening Day Ceremonies ONLY, if it is rescheduled due to weather, it will be announced on the Recreation hotline at (732) 562-2389.  You will be notified of any game cancellations throughout the season via your team manager. 

All players and coaches meet at the municipal building at 455 Hoes Lane around 8:15 a.m.  Only the players march in the parade followed by opening ceremonies and the start of games.  Team managers will go over this with you.

It is your responsibility to keep the Recreation office updated on any address change or contact information.  Correspondence will be sent via e-mail to Parent/Guardian #1 on the registration and you should share it with Parent/Guardian #2 and the emergency contact person.


Apparel & equipment

Recreation will provide:

  • Balls
  • Batting helmets
  • Team hat
  • Team shirt

You will need to provide:

  • Baseball glove
  • Footwear - Sneakers or baseball shoes with rubber cleats
  • Pants - Jeans / sweat pants / or baseball pants.  NO SHORTS

How To Register: 1) Click the button below.  2) Complete the registration form. 3) Hit Submit.  You will receive a confirmation number letting you know that your registration was submitted.  Please note that you will not receive an e-mail confirmation.

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Each sibling must be registered separately.


Protective Eyewear

It is now mandatory in New Jersey for all school aged youth that wear corrective eyewear while participating in recreation programs and activities to wear “protective eyewear” that meets American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) standards for frames and American National Standards Institute (ASNI) standards for lenses.


Liability/Accidents

Participants in the Piscataway Recreation sponsored events do so at their own risk and accept full responsibility for all their actions and injuries incurred by their participation.  Prior to submitting a claim to the Township, injured parties must first use their own medical/accident insurance as their primary coverage.  The insurance offered by Piscataway Township is supplemental and secondary only.  If a claim qualifies for consideration, the Township insurance is limited to a maximum payout of no more than $5,000.00 per accident.


Accident Reporting

Coach must report the accident to Recreation Office immediately.

Recreation will provide parent/guardian with an accident report that must be completed within twenty-four (24) hours after the accident and returned in-person to the Recreation office.  All claims must be submitted with original bills that are not covered by private insurance