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Welcome to the Lake Zurich Baseball and Softball Association

LZBSA provides quality baseball and fastpitch softball programs for the youth of Lake Zurich, Hawthorn Woods, Kildeer, Long Grove and adjacent communities. Dedicated to providing safe and enjoyable recreation and travel programs that teach a love for the game of baseball/softball, we stress game fundamentals, sportsmanship, discipline, teamwork, and a competitive spirit, all of which assist our youth in becoming responsible and productive adults.

Save the Date

  • January 29th - in person registration at Ela Library, 12:30 to 2 pm
  • January 31st - LAST DAY for EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION!  After Jan 31st registration increases $25 per player
  • February 4th - in house & part time travel evaluations at Main Street Sports

Softball Evaluations Details:

Baseball Evaluations Details:



Early Bird Registration is open through January 31, 2017!!!  

Beginning February 1, 2017, all registration fees will increase $25 for all leagues EXCEPT TYRO, ROOKIE AND COLT. Tyro will increase on March 1st. Rookie and Colt will increase on May 1st.

Don't Delay!  After January 31st players will be accepted on a first come basis until leagues are full.

Interested in Managing a 2017 Team?

LZBSA is looking for Managers at all age levels. If you are interested in managing one of these teams, please register below.

Come on out and share your love of the game with the Lake Zurich community!  LZBSA will provide guidance and clinics to help get you started.


Pitching, Hitting & Fielding

Sunday – January 8, 2017 

Sunday – February 12, 2017 

Sunday – March 12, 2017 

Athletes will receive instruction in the following areas:

  • Pitching Fundamentals
  • Pitching Preparation and Arm Care
  • Hitting Mechanics
  • Infield
  • Base Running
  • Game Strategy

For more information & how to register:

Pre-register for Grizzlies Part Time Travel Baseball


Pre-registration Link

Please find the attached link for Grizzlies part time travel pre-registration.  There is no cost to pre-register for our Part Time Travel Program. Pre-registration allows LZBSA to plan for tryouts and to plan for how many coaches would be needed. Please pre-register by December 31, 2016.



Interested in Managing a Grizzlies Part Time Baseball Team


Come out and share your love of baseball with the LZBSA community!


LZBSA will be conducting interviews for Part Time Manager Positions at the 9u, 10u, 11u, 12u, 13u, and 14u levels. If you are interested in managing one of these teams, please submit a letter requesting a managerial interview.

Address the letter to Pat Foley

Email to:

Include "Grizzlies Part Time Travel -Manager" in the subject line of the email

Provide details of your coaching experience and desired age group position. Your email address and phone number must be included in the letter.

Letters must be submitted by December 23rd, 2016

LZBSA Supports one of our own!

Please support Logan Pfeifer, an LZBSA player, and their family who have long supported LZBSA.  Click the link for more information.

    Get Connected!

    While all registrants should be receiving periodic email blasts, if you are interested in receiving Field Status text/email notifications and you aren't yet receiving them you will need to opt-in.  Because message rates may apply to text messages the system is a user opt-in, opt-out model.

    Sign Up for Text Alerts

    There are two ways you can sign up to receive rained out text and/or email notification.

    - Text LZBSA to 84483
    - Or fill out the form

    Message and data rates may apply.

    Text HELP to "84483" for help.
    Text STOP to "84483" to cancel alerts at any time.
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    Field Status Updates

    Field Hotline: 847-604-3860 #1
    Weekday game cancellations announced by 4pm. If games are NOT canceled before 4pm then any weather occurring after 4pm will be an onfield decision and will be made by the managers and umpires only.

    LZBSA General Information

    The program is designed for players ages 5 through 19.

    • Uniform shirts and hats/visors are provided at all levels.   Team equipment includes batting helmets and catcher’s gear.
    • Players are required to bring their own baseball/softball glove and recommended to purchase baseball pants.
    • The season begins with practices in *early to mid April.  Games begin in early May and run through June.
    • League evaluations begin in February (date and time vary by league)
    • Picture Day is May 15, 2016.
    • Post-season tournament tryouts in June.
    • Post-season tournament teams play through July.
    • Rookie league starts mid-June and runs through the first Saturday of August.

    *Please note: dates are subject to change based on weather and field conditions.

    Contact Us

    P.O. Box 411, Lake Zurich, IL 60047