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Registration for the 2018 season is now open. Registration will be open until April 1st only.  Use the green "2018 LYB Registration" link below to register. 

Late registrants must contact Julie Mitchell to inquire about late registration. Late registrations will only be accepted if there is space available for player and will be subject to a $20 late fee. Register now to avoid late fees  and ensure your player has a spot!

The minimum age for any baseball player is 8 years old or 2nd grade and the maximum age is 14 years old on April 30th. The minimum age for any softball player is 8 years old or 2nd grade and the maximum age is 18 years old and 11th grade on January 1st.

Dick's Sporting Goods Weekend

As we prepare for the 2018 season, we’d like to announce a great opportunity to save on all of your baseball/softball gear - and more! Our partner, DICK’s Sporting Goods, will be hosting a 20% discount shop event for all La Crescent Youth Ball families at the Onalaska store the weekend of April 14-15th. The discount is valid on purchases STOREWIDE – including baseball/softball equipment and apparel, running shoes, camping gear, bicycles – you name it! Certain exclusions apply, but are mostly limited to guns, ammo, and some golf brands. If they do not have a product in store that you need, you will be able to order it that day with the 20% discount and receive your product at home in 3-6 days. Print out the coupon below or just tell the clerk you are an LYB family to receive the 20% discount.
20% off discount shop event coupon

LYB Baseball & Softball Fan Apparel

LYB baseball & softball fan apparel is now available. The order date has been extended until April 30th.

Click here for softball apparel
Click here for baseball apparel

2018 LYB Open Gym

LYB will be hosting open gym at the La Crosse Wellness Center starting on Sunday, February 11th.  This event will be held each Sunday until April 22nd, excluding Easter Sunday.  The softball open gyms will be from 3:30-4:40 p.m. and baseball from 4:50-6 p.m.  Stations will include batting cages, catching/throwing, pitching and infield practice.

Any child who participated in LYB last year and intends to play in our program this season is eligible.  Kids 10 and under require parental supervision.  A donation of $5 for each participant is welcomed for each visit to the Wellness Center. 

The La Crosse Wellness Center is located at 2839 Darling Road, La Crosse, WI 54601.  Please enter the building by going to the north side of the facility.  There will be a sign-up sheet as you enter the building. 

Any questions, please visit our Facebook page  (La Crescent Youth Summer Baseball and Softball Program) or by contacting a current board member.

Thank you,

LYB Board 


Our primary source of distributing information to players, coaches and families is through email and Facebook. LYB will send emails to families on a regular basis updating you on tournaments, game schedules, volunteer opportunities, etc. Emails will come from our SportEngine website. We will also keep the calendar and announcements updated on this webpage. Our Facebook page is La Crescent Youth Summer Baseball and Softball Program. You can also contact us at if you have any questions.  

La Crescent Youth Ball

Our mission is to provide a fun and competitive summer ball experience focused on teamwork, sportsmanship and skill building.

2018 Sponsors

Wieser Brothers General Contractor, Inc. 

Advisors Management Group, Inc.

Chiropractic First of La Crescent

2018 Baseball Bat Regulations

The new USA Baseball Bat Standard took effect on 01/01/18. Those bats will have an stamp of "USA Baseball".
The Coulee Region Sports League (CRSL) will continue to follow the USSSA standards for the 2018 season, which has been the standard for several years.  Those standards include the USSSA 1.15 BPF stamp.  Most local tournaments most likely will continue with the USSSA standards, but make sure you know what bats are allowed when registering for tourneys.  

2018 Night at the Loggers

LYB 2018 Night at the Loggers will be on Sunday, July 22nd.  More details to follow at a later date. 

2018 AppleSmash Tournaments

La Crescent AppleSmash will host the following tournaments for the 2018 season:

June 1-3:  Softball 10U, 12U & 14U (upper & lower divisions)

June 8-10:  Baseball 9U, 10U, 13U & 14U (13U or 14U lower divisions only)

June 22-24:  Baseball 11U (upper & lower)  & 12U (lower only)

June 23-24: High School Softball

LYB reserves the right to eliminate upper & lower divisions based on interest level.  Sundays may be used as a makeup day in the event of inclimate weather. 

Any questions about baseball tournaments, please contact Bill Conroy at or 651-592-3093.  Please direct softball tournament questions to  Casey Tomten at or 608-385-4792.   Thank you!