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Welcome to the Lake Zurich Baseball and Softball Association

Lake Zurich Baseball & Softball Association provides recreational, part-time and full time travel baseball and fast-pitch softball programs for the youth of Lake Zurich, Hawthorn Woods, Kildeer, Long Grove and adjacent communities. Dedicated to providing safe and enjoyable 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. 

Our 2022 Spring season is now winding down...we only have (1) week of playoffs and a few All Star games to go!  I hope all the players had a lot of fun and some good learning.

Up next, is our 2022 Bear Claw Tournament from July 6th thru 10th (Sunday July 10th being Championship Sunday at Staples and Lions Park).  We will have over 65 part time travel team coming to Lake Zurich to enjoy your hospitality and play some competitive baseball.  Come join us if you can.

We also have our Cougars and Lightning Travel tryouts line late July.  If you are interested in competitive baseball or softball, please of your player try out.

Finally, registration for our 2022 house fall ball season is now active.  Fall Ball will run from mid August through the end of October.   Please sign up for our softball, baseball and challenger program now!  Registration will be open until Friday August 12th.

Lake Zurich Fall 2022: Softball, Baseball and Challenger Programs Registration Open

Registration for Lake Zurich's Fall Softball, Baseball and Challenger program is now open.  Our FallBall Program runs from mid to late August through the end of October.   We offer softball and baseball programs from the ages of 5 years old (by 7/30/23 ) through 10th grade.  

Please be aware that all of our programs are now by the grade you will be in this fall of 2022.  This means that a lot of our players could be moving up a level in baseball and softball Vs what they played in the  Spring of 2022.

Registration will be open until Friday August 12th 2022

Please refer to the above link to register.  

2022 LZBSA Year End Survey

To all LZBSA participants, we encourage you to take a few minutes to provide us your feedback on your 2022 season. We value your feedback. Your responses help us make sure we improve the Baseball and Softball experience for our players and families within our community. 

Please Click HERE to take a brief survey.

2022 Minors Playoff Finals

Congratulation to the Lake Zurich Pirates for taking First place in the Minors House League playoffs and for going undefeated on the season! 

2022 Intermediate Softball Champions  

Congratulations to the 2022 Intermediate Cyclones on taking 1st Place in this year’s House League tournament.  The girls competed in every game and only had 2 losses throughout the entire season.

2023 Cougars Tryout Dates Announced

U9 - July 16 & 17 - Official Times TBD

U10  - July 16 & 17 - Official Times TBD

U11 - July 23 & 24 - Official Times TBD

U12 - July 23 & 24 - Official Times TBD

U13 - July 23 & 24 - Official Times TBD

U14  - July 16 & 17 - Official Times TBD

Check back on our website and social media pages for updates on the 2023 Cougars Tryouts!

LZBSA 15U & 16U Cougars for 2023!!!

Tournament teams now forming for 15U and 16U Cougars for 2023.

Teams will practice in January and February.  Aiming for 5 - 7 tournaments next summer.  Most local and maybe 1 or 2 out of town.  

Please register on the Cougars website today!

2023 Lightning Tryout Dates Announced

U10  - July 18 - 6PM-8PM at Staples Field 2

U10  - July 19 - 6PM-8PM at Staples Field 2

U12 - July 18 - 6PM-8PM at Staples Field 1

U12 - July 19 - 6PM-8PM at Staples Field 1

U14  - July 12 - 6PM-8PM at Staples Field 1

U14  - July 13 - 6PM-8PM at Staples Field 1

If you interested in trying out but cannot make these dates please email to schedule and individual or small group tryout.

To register Click Here

For more informaiton about Lightning Travel Softball vist our webpage.

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    Contact Us

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