Q:  Who can play in SLP Little League?
A:  SLP Little League welcomes boys and girls from 5-12 years of age.

Q:  On what days will my child have practice or games?
A:  The preliminary game schedule will be available in late March, practice times will be determined by your child’s coach.  Schedules can be found on the Little League Website at http://www.slplittleleague.com (click on the “Calendar” tab and select your child’s team from the “Tab” menu).

Q:  What are the boundaries for Minneapolis residents to fully participate in SLP Little League?  If I'm not in the boundaries, can my player still play and what might my player miss?

Our boundaries include all of SLP and the following Minneapolis area; see photo at the bottom of this page: 

On the northwest edge, starting at I-394 and France Ave, south on France Ave. to 54th Ave S, 54th Ave S east to Penn Ave S, Penn Ave S north, through Lake Harriet/Lakewood Cemetary/Lake Calhoun to West Lake Street, east to Hennepin Ave and Hennepin Ave northeast to Interstate 394, Interstate 394 west to France Ave.

If you are not in the boundaries, your player is still welcome to play SLP Little League.  Your player is not allowed to play on the All-Star team for ages 9, 10, 11 or 12.  These All-Star Tournaments take place in July.  There are Select or Classic tournament teams that also play most of July that all players are eligible to continue their fun and baseball development.

Q:  How are leagues arranged, how often per week will my child play?
A:  Leagues arranged by age and pre-season evaluation:

Age*

League

Season Duration

Events Per Week

5-6

Rookie

Mid-April – Mid-July

2-3

7-8

A

Mid-April – Mid-July

3

9-10

AA

April – June

3

10-12

AAA/Majors

April – June

4+

* In addition to age, player evaluation is used to determine the league of play.

Q:  How should I find out if a game/practice is rescheduled/canceled due to inclement weather?
A: See the SLP Little League Website for game updates.  Practices are re-scheduled/canceled by coaches who will contact their team separately to cancel practices.

Q:  What should I do if I believe my child should play in a different league than their age range dictates?
A:  The evaluation process is focused on putting your child in the best league for their skill level.

Q:  Where will games and practices take place?
A:  Home games will take place on either Skippy or Northside fields. Coaches will reserve practice fields (all practice fields are in St. Louis Park). Directions to SLP fields can be found here (Little League Tab à Fields à Maps).

Q:  I’m planning on coaching, what are the next steps?
A:  Individuals who indicated that they are interested in coaching during the registration process will be contacted regarding a coaches' clinic.

Q:  Can my child play on the same team as a friend?
A:  A great deal of effort is placed on making the teams as equally balanced and completive as possible.  For this reason and the sheer number of kids involved with SLP Little League friend requests cannot be honored.

Q:  How do I fulfill my volunteer commitment?
A:  There will be opportunities throughout the season posted to the SLP Little League website.

Q:  Can non-St. Louis Park residents be part of SLP Little League?

A:  Yes, but due to the growth of our program and the desire to provide an excellent experience for players, we will be managing registration differently this year. 

When registration opens, all interested players can register. Teams will be filled in the following order.

1. Players living or attending school within the St. Louis Park Little League boundaries (see map below),

2. Returning out-of-district players / families (preference given to those who have fulfilled their previous year's volunteer commitments), and

3. New out-of-district players.

St. Louis Park Little League district registrations must be submitted by 3/1/20 for in-district preference. After that, teams will be filled based on space available. 

Q: How do I determine my player's Little League age?

A: The Little League Baseball® age charts determine the league age of a player according to the year and month of their birth. Click here for the 2020 age chart.

Q:  I have a question that hasn’t been addressed above, who should I contact?
A:  Contact the little league president at:  slpllpresident at gmail.com


St. Louis Park Little League District Boundaries