The mission of the Wayland Little League is to provide baseball and softball programs that serve players of all abilities. Wayland Little League strives to provide a positive, competitive environment with emphasis on teaching the fundamentals and the rule

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Rookie Softball League. Grades K-1 


Rookie League Softball is an instructional program for players in grades K and 1. 

Rookie Softball is an exciting program to give our youngest players their first exposure to softball and introduce the sport to those who have never played. 
 
After the initial introduction to the sport and introducing some important skills in a fun and engaging small game or drill based environment, we aim to focus on a progression of skill development and understanding of the game. The program will incorporate a combination of fast paced, fun drills using multiple game stations
 

Games, drills and practices will be lead by parent coaches and volunteers.  

 

This instructional program has been specifically designed by the Wayland Little League director of coaching in conjunction with Frozen Ropes with emphasis on skill development necessary to enhance softball knowledge and skills. 

 

Our program was developed through a collaboration of  Wayland Little League and Frozen Ropes, the Metrowest’s preeminent organization specializing in youth softball and baseball skill development. 

 

Please note: Parents volunteers are needed to run this program. Please consider signing up as a volunteer - no experience is necessary and instruction will be provided.

 
  • Practices will run from April (after spring break) through June.
  • Games and practices take place at Wayland Middle School.
  • Practices times are on Tuesdays & Wednesdays from 5:30pm - 7:00pm
  • They may be optional indoor clinics at Town Building.

 

 

 

Grapefruit Softball League. Grades 2 - 3

 

Grapefruit Softball is an instructional program for players in grades 2 and 3. This program is designed to improve skills and the understanding of the rules / strategies of softball in a fun, environment.

The Grapefruit League will be a combinations of clinics / drills run by parent volunteer coaches with the support of Frozen Ropes staff with games each week.  

Competitive game play is a part of this program and will be introduced as the season progresses. Game play is usually in the form against teams from surrounding towns and potentially participating in local tournaments. 

Note: No previous experience with softball or baseball is necessary.

  • Practices will run from April (after spring break) through June.
  • Games and practices take place at Wayland Middle School
  • They may be optional indoor clinics at Town Building.
  • Games and practices are held on weekdays with no weekend commitments.
  • In 2016 games and practices were held on Tuesdays and Wednesday 5:30-7:00pm
     


 

Junior Softball League. Grades 4 - 5

 

  

The Junior Softball league is for Wayland girls in grades 4 and 5. 

Previous experience with Softball or Baseball is not required.  

In Junior Softball, we teach the fundamentals and basic skills of softball, but we also play games in a league with Wellesley and Weston. There are practices, instructional scrimmages and live competitive games, usually held two evenings a week at 5:30 PM with occasional games on Saturdays. There are also opportunities for additional small group clinics and optional team practices on select weekends.  
 
Junior Softball games are played on Tuesdays, Thursdays and the occasional Saturday. Weekday practices usually start at 5:30pm early in the season and 6pm as the days get longer and the daylight allows. 

Most games are held at the High School field with an occasional away game in nearby towns.  There is also an exciting single elimination round of playoffs at the end of the year. All teams make the playoffs.

  • Open to all players in Grades 4 & 5.
  • No previous softball experience required.

 

 

Senior Softball League. Grades 6 - 8

 

The Senior Softball league is for Wayland girls in grades 6-8. This league is competitive as well as developmental. While previous experience with softball or baseball is not required, many players will have played at some level before. This is a balanced league without tryouts.  Subject to team sizes, all who sign up with be included on a first come first served basis.  

Senior Softball will have practices, instructional scrimmages and games on weekday evenings (Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 6PM), as well as one or two games on the weekend (games are schedule in afternoon to minimize conflicts with other sports).  Home games and practices will be played at the Wayland Middle and High School softball fields.  Our league plays games in a league with Wellesley and Weston and away games are held at their softball fields.   We also participate in an exciting single elimination round of playoffs at the end of the year. All teams make the playoffs.

  • Senior Softball League
  • Instruction by Frozen Ropes, with assistance by Parent Coaches.
  • Open to all grade 6 ,7 & 8th grade girls
  • No previous softball experience required

 

 

 

 

Wayland Little League Scholarship Program

Wayland Little League (WLL) is committed to promoting baseball and softball in our local community and believes all children in our community should have the opportunity to participate in our programs. Wayland Little League will not deny any child a chance to play baseball or softball due to financial hardship. Full or partial scholarships are available. 

If you wish apply for a Wayland Little League scholarship please click here to complete a scholarship request.

All scholarship applications requests are confidential.