Leagues

Altamonte Fastpitch Academy softball program in affiliation with Babe Ruth Softball offers a Spring and Fall League play for players ages 4 to 18. Players learn basic fundamentals and develop advanced skills in a competitive environment. Fees vary by division. 

2021 Fall League Schedules

Spring League

Spring Babe Ruth League is designed for players ages 4 to 18 (league age is each child’s age on December 31, 2021). Players who register prior to January 1 receive a $10 discount. A sibling discount of $5 is also available. There is no fee for first-year T-Ball players who reside in Altamonte Spring (contact us for more information). Registration for the 2022 spring season begins November 22. Player placement workouts begin the week of January 10. League play begins February 26. 

All registered players will have the opportunity to train with AFA instructors throughout the season at no extra cost and will receive a full uniform which includes a jersey, pants, belt, socks, visor and an AFA practice shirt.

Division 
(Ages)
Early Bird 
Fee
Registration
Fee
Workout Dates & Times

6 & Under

$75

$85

Teams form week of January  17

8 & Under

$105

$115

January 10 @ 6 p.m.

10 & Under

$110

$120

January 11 @ 6 p.m.

12 & Under

$110

$120

January 12 @ 6 p.m.

Seniors
(13 & Older)

$110

$120

January 13 @ 6 p.m.

Opening Day

Come cheer your favorite Altamonte Baseball Academy, Altamonte Fastpitch and Central Florida Buddy Ball players. The annual opening to the spring season features a pancake breakfast followed by team introductions, sponsor and special recognitions, the ceremonial first pitch and the first games of the season. Park guests can also enjoy strolling entertainment, vendors, face painters and ballpark concessions. The event is February 26 at 8 a.m. at Eastmonte Park.     

Preseason Training  

Preseason training is available for ages 7 to 18 in an effort to physically and mentally prepare players before each spring and fall season. These sessions are designed to provide proper conditioning and fundamental training techniques to help players begin each season at their best.

Each preseason training program includes two sessions, each consisting of a series of specialized training programs. Players can register for multiple training programs within each session. Like all AFA programs, instruction is matched to the participant’s skill level. Cost is $40 per session.

Players must bring their own equipment. 

Spring Session Dates | Registration Begins November 22

  • Session A: January 3 - 6 
  • Session B: January 10 - 13 

Session Times

  • 5:30 - 6:20 p.m. | Hitting
  • 6:30 - 7:20 p.m. | Position Specific (corner infield, middle infield, outfield, pitcher, catcher) Note: Players are limited to selecting only one position within this program.
  • 7:30 - 8:20 p.m. | Speed & Agility

Offseason Clinics

The AFA offers a series of instructional clinics for players ages 7 to 15 with the focus to keep each players’ skills fresh during the offseason. These clinics focus on the development of fundamentals and include infield play, outfield play, pitching, catching, running and hitting. All interested players must register by 12 p.m. the Friday prior to each clinic. Cost is $10 per clinic. Registration begins October 10.

Clinic Time: 5:30 - 8 p.m.
Clinic Dates: November 29 & December 1, 6, 8, 13 & 15

Health & Safety Guidelines  

The City of Altamonte Springs is committed to keeping participants and staff safe and healthy during this unprecedented time. To prevent the spread of COVID-19, we have prepared a list of guidelines.

 Staff & Volunteer Coaches

  • Staff and volunteer coaches who are feeling ill or have symptoms of COVID-19 will stay home.
  • Staff and volunteer coaches will carry sanitizer at all times.
  • Staff and volunteer coaches will follow CDC guidelines for vaccinated and non-vaccinated individuals.
  • Staff and volunteer coaches will promote healthy hygiene including frequent, proper and effective hand washing, use of hand sanitizer, and covering of coughs and sneezes with a tissue or inside of elbow. 
  • Staff and volunteer coaches will practice hand hygiene and respiratory etiquette. 
  • Staff will enhance cleaning and disinfecting schedules and procedures.

Participants, Parents & Spectators

  • Participants and parents who are feeling ill or have symptoms of COVID-19 should stay home.
  • Parents are asked to self-report any instances of positive COVID-19 cases of registered participants as well as any contact the registered participant has had with any individual who has tested positive for COVID-19.   
  • Participants are urged to follow established guidance on personal hygiene, hand washing and hand sanitizer.
  • Please be advised that the City is required to release participant names, dates of birth, address and phone numbers to local, state and federal agencies upon request as it relates to COVID-19 contact tracing efforts.