January 25, 2017, Glen Cove, NY…Gold Coast Little League is a baseball and softball program for boys and girls in Glen Cove and surrounding communities who are currently in Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 9. Operating under the direction of the City of Glen Cove Parks & Recreation Department, Gold Coast Little League is scheduled to kick off their 2017 season with a parade and Opening Day Ceremony on Saturday, April 22. All players are guaranteed a 12-game season plus playoffs, with games to be played at John Maccarone Memorial (City) Stadium in Glen Cove. Based on enrollment, some inter-league games may be played on neighboring community fields.
The leagues’ final registration is scheduled for Saturday, February 4 from 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon in the Main Chambers at Glen Cove City Hall, 9 Glen Street, Glen Cove). “The mission of our league is to provide a wholesome, healthy activity for children using the ball field as a classroom to instill discipline, teamwork, sportsmanship and fair play,” said Darcy Belyea, Director of Glen Cove Parks & Recreation.
Gold Coast Little League’s registration fee includes uniform (shirt, hat, pants & socks) and team photo for each player. Glen Cove residency is not required to participate and parents are encouraged to bring their child/children to registration to allow for correct uniform sizing. Birth certificates are required at registration for all players born after 2007 and for first-time registrants. The League welcomes parents and adult volunteers and interested parties can inquire at registration about volunteering their time.
For further information, please call Glen Cove Parks & Recreation at 516-676-3766 during business hours (9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday) or visit goldcoastlittleleague.com. Age and league classifications and birth years are noted below.