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The Swansea Little League is located in Swansea, Massachusetts. The league consists of 6 Divisions with players ranging in age from 5 - 18 years old.

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Swansea Little League
P.O. Box 422
Swansea, MA 02777

To contact a Swansea Little League representative for general questions concerning the league, please e-mail us at

To contact specific League Officers, please see details on the right

For league registration information, please see details on the right or check the Home page

For questions or comments concerning this website, please e-mail


Emergency Contact Numbers


IN CASE OF EMERGENCY DIAL 9-1-1
Swansea Police (508) 674-8464
Swansea Fire Dept (508) 672-4305
St. Anne’s (508) 674-5600
Charlton Memorial (508) 679-3131
Hasbro Children’s (401) 444-3406

Location


The Little League complex is located at Swansea Veteran's Memorial Park, a.k.a. Covel Estates, on Route 6 in Swansea, MA. The complex is located East of the Salvation Army store and on the opposite side of Route 6.
- please click here for a map and directions
- please click here for a bird's-eye view of the complex (courtesy of Google Earth)
Latitude - Longitude: 41.746326, -71.200317
Lat: 41° 44' 46.7736"
Long: -71° 12' 1.1406"


2019 League Officials


League Officers
    President - Marc Haslam (774) 930-6208
    Vice President - Joe Martin (774) 930-6220
    Vice President - Al Dias (508) 889-4265
    Treasurer - Jameson Ackers
    Secretary - Wes Garrell (774) 488-4409
    Safety Officer - Jordan Khoury (508) 509-7562
    Umpire-in-Chief - Joe Martin (774) 930-6220
    Concessions - Steve Cantafio (774) 644-5178
    Player Development - JP Picard
    Board Members at Large - Matt Beene, Pat Mooney, John Preston
Division Directors
    T-Ball - Steve Cantafio (774) 644-5178
    MINOR Coach Pitch - Mike Soares
    MINOR Player Pitch - John Preston
    Major - Wes Garrell (774) 488-4409
    Senior - Al Dias (508) 889-4265
    Challenger - Mike/Brenda Hyland (508) 642-8361
Managers for 2019
    Please visit our Games & Teams page


Divisions


A Challenger Division
    Age requirement - 5-18 year olds*
    Division info - established in 1989 as a separate division of Little League Baseball to enable boys and girls with physical and mental disabilities, ages 5-18 or the completion of high school, to enjoy the game of baseball along with the millions of other children who participate in this sport worldwide." (from the Official LL website)
Tee-Ball Division
    Age requirement - for boys and girls 4, 5 or 1st year 6 years old*
Minor Coach Pitch Division
    Age requirement - Players aged 7 and first year 6 year olds*
    Please click here to view the Instructional Division Rules ()
Minor Player Pitch Division
    Age requirement - Players aged 8 and 9*
    Please click here to view the Farm Division Rules ()
Minor Division
    Age requirement - 10-11 year olds*
Major Division
    Age requirement - 10-12 year olds*
    Please click here to view the Major Division Rules()
Junior Division
    Age requirement - 13-14 year olds*
    Please click here to view the Senior/Junior Division Rules ()
Senior Division
    Age requirement - 15-16 year olds*
    Please click here to view the Senior/Junior Division Rules ()

*: league age = age of player as of April 30th
Please click here to view official Little League age calculator ()


2019 Registration


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Register for the 2019 is open. Registering after March 1st will incur a $10 late fee, and possibility of being placed on a waiting list.  



Registration Fee:
     $100 per player / $150 maximum per family
     $90 for Challenger Division / $135 maximum per family

• Birth Certificates are required for all NEW players.

Please remember that you must be registered prior to try-outs.
A copy of your child's birth certificate or similar legal document will be required at time of registration for new players (no hospital records will be accepted). The birth certificate will be kept on file with the league. Please check the Official Little League website for Proof of Age requirements.
To determine your child's league age, please click here to view official Little League age calculator.

Check out the Resources page for a Player Registration Form (required for walk-in registration)
Check out the Resources page for a Parent Code of Conduct form (required for registration)

 

2019 Rules & Regulations Updates

From the official Little League website:

"At its annual fall meeting in November 2018, the Little League® International Board of Directors approved new updates to the Little League Official Regulations, Playing Rules, and Policies that will take effect starting in the 2019 season. On this page, you will find a full breakdown of all the changes to the rules and regulations, including a summary of each and where it is located in the Little League Rulebooks

"*Please note that all rule and regulation changes and clarifications are reflected in the 2019 Little League Rulebooks. The information provided below is strictly a summary of the changes."

- click here for a link to the full text


League Participation Guidelines


Managers and coaches
    - please see our Resources page
Parents, guardians and spectators
    - please see our Resources page
Please click here to view official Little League age calculator ()


League History


The Swansea Little League was established in 1952 under the direction of league President James McDonald, Vice-President William Ratcliffe, Secretary Antone Costa, Treasurer Stanley Baker and Advisory Board Members William Marr, Herbert Walker, Patrick Callahan, Bruno Ward and William Edgar.

Please click here to view excerpts from the Opening Day program for the League's 25th anniversary

or click here for more league history