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FPESLL DIVISIONS IN A NUTSHELL


Tee Ball Division

Ages 4-6

Director of Tee-ball  – Matt McBurney

  • Tee-Ball is often a family’s first introduction to Little League® and is a prerequisite for all other divisions of play. At this level, the focus is to provide an experience that is grounded in fun, fitness, and fundamentals all the while growing a child’s love for the game.
  • The schedule consists of one hour practice per week at our Sessions Street field, on Saturday or Sunday mornings, and one weeknight game.  
  • Equipment requirements are minimal and generally consist of a baseball glove.
  • Each player receives a team hat and jersey
  • Season begins at the end of April and finishes early June

AA Division

Ages 6-8

Director of AA Baseball  – Katsu Okuma

  • The prime focus for the AA division age group (6-8) will be on skill development in the fundamentals of throwing, catching, hitting, and fielding. Coaches pitch to players in this division.  Team building, sportsmanship and fun will be stressed at this age level. A high level of repetitions in each skill is the goal of each practice.  AA Division play will seek to ready players for competitive baseball and keep them interested in the game of baseball for years to come.   

  • The schedule consists practice once per week at Sessions Street fileds, with 1-3 inning game per week, on weeknights.

  • Equipment requirements are minimal and generally consist of a baseball glove.

  • Each player receives a team hat and jersey
  • Season begins at the end of April and finishes early June

AAA Division

Ages 8-10

Director of AAA Baseball  – Otis Warren

  • The focus at the AAA level is for kids to experience competitive little league baseball in a positive and encouraging environment. Pitchers will pitch from the mound with regular strike counts. Little league rules apply to pitch counts to ensure player health & safety.  Stealing is introduced at the AAA level.

  • The schedule consists of 2-3 games per week and 1 practice per week to be scheduled around game schedules.   Practices are held at our Gano Street field.

  • AAA division  plays an interleague schedule against teams from Rumford, Riverside and East Providence Central Little Leagues.  Home games are played at our Gano Street field.  Away games are played at various fields in East Providence.

  • Equipment requirements are minimal and generally consist of a baseball glove and cleats.

  • Each player receives a team hat, jersey and baseball pants
  • Season begins in mid April and finishes early June
  • Opportunity to participate in for Summer Allstar tournament for top players in the division.

Majors Division

Ages 10-12

Director of Majors Baseball  – AJ Picchione

  • The focus at the Majors level is for kids to experience competitive little league baseball in a positive and encouraging environment. Pitchers will pitch from the mound with regular strike counts. Little league rules apply to pitch counts to ensure player health & safety.  

  • Participation in the Majors division requires preliminary evaluation by FPESLL coaches.

  • The schedule consists of 2-3 games per week and 1 practice per week to be scheduled around game schedules.   Practices are held at our Gano Street field.

  • Majors division  plays an interleague schedule against teams from Rumford, Riverside and East Providence Central Little Leagues.  Home games are played at our Gano Street field.  Away games are played at various fields in East Providence.

  • Equipment requirements are minimal and generally consist of a baseball glove and cleats.

  • Each player receives a team hat, jersey, baseball pants, socks and a belt.

  • Season begins in mid April and finishes early June
  • Opportunity to participate in for Summer Allstar tournament for top players in the division.
  • Team that finishes first in the Division will represent the league in the Annual Mayor's Cup Tournament (held in August) hosted by the Providence Department of Parks and Recreation.