Registration will be extended for summer baseball and softball programs.  Once staff and league managers determine a possible season start date, ERC will determine a closing date for sign-ups.

COVID19 Registration Guidelines for Baseball/Softball

Payment with a credit/debit card must be made online.  Follow these instructions for registration:

(If you qualify for the Youth Fee Waiver, you can not pay online and receive the discount.  Your discount will not be reflected in online payment and we will not refund the discount after payment is received.) 

  • Click the tab below for your player’s age group and find the registration link in that tab.

  • Click the link and complete your payment online.

  • Download the registration form here.   Fill out the form and either:

    • Email to  This can be a photo or scan of the form.

    • Mail the completed form to:  Emporia Recreation Commission ATT: Registration, 313 W. 4th Avenue, Emporia KS 66801

Payment with check or money order must be mailed. All players that qualify for the Youth Fee Waiver must register with these instructions to receive a discount.  Follow these instructions for registration:

  • Download the registration form here.  Fill out the form.

  • Mail the completed form with a check or money order to:

    • Emporia Recreation Commission ATT: Registration, 313 W. 4th Avenue, Emporia KS 66801

    • DO NOT MAIL CASH.  The Emporia Recreation Commission will not be responsible for cash sent in the mail for payment.

Once teams have been formed, late registrants will be placed on a waiting list and will be assigned to teams by the recreation center staff as needed. Assigned coaches will contact registrants by phone or mail concerning practices. Local businesses or service clubs will sponsor teams.

  1. Minor Baseball
  2. Major Baseball
  3. Junior Baseball
  4. Instructional T-Ball
  5. COED Machine Pitch
  6. Micro Baseball & Softball

Minor Baseball

Minor baseball teams play in the Neosho Valley League, a traveling recreation league composed of area communities.  Minor teams play weekly games both home and away.  Practice times and dates will be set by the coaches after the coaches meeting. Volunteer coaches are needed.

Eligible for the Youth Fee Waiver

  • Ages: 3rd & 4th grades
  • Registration Opens: December 16, 2019
  • Early Bird Registration Closes: TBA
  • Regular Registration Closes: Open until further notice
  • Early Bird Fees: USD253 resident - $35; non-resident: $40
  • Regular Fees: USD253 resident - $40; non-resident: $45
  • Mandatory player workout (choose one):
    • TBA - Peter Pan Park
    • TBA - Peter Pan Park
  • Players assigned: TBA
  • Practices begin: TBA
  • Games begin: TBA
  • Location: Flint Hills Optimist Diamonds at Peter Pan Park

Click Here to Register for Minor Baseball

Peter Pan Baseball Diamonds