Belleville Park & Recreation
Program Registration - Call 618-233-1416

Welcome to Belleville Parks and Recreation Sports Information Website. This website is designed to give you easy access to all of your sports and recreation information. As the season progresses, you will find it easy to follow your schedules, standings, and any changes or new information regarding your leagues and upcoming events. Be sure to bookmark this website for quick and easy access to all our sports information.


     Citizens Park call - 618-233-PARK (7275)
    Adult & Youth Sports call618-233-6397 (NEWS)

Optimist Pitching & Run Rule

  1. Pitching: pitchers can pitch 45 pitches per day - finish the batter or 90 pitches per week – coaches please track your own pitches / All pitching will be track by day/player and total pitch count per day.  Sunday - Saturday / 
  2. Batting- 5 Runs per inning - last inning unlimited runs per inning
  5. starting at the 1hour and 20 minute time limit.

Optimist League Weekly Pitch Count By team and player. 45 per day and 90 per week

finish the batter.




2017 ASA Spring Summer Packet.pdf




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New Free Concussion and Bully Prevention Training


This fall the Belleville Parks and Recreation Department will implement free NAYS on-line training courses for all coaches. We highly encourage all of our coaches to go through each one of these training and take the on-line test, printout your certificate and carry with you in you coaches packets.


Coaches mandatory concussion and bullying prevention training




Eight Ways Parks Improve Your Health

Eight Ways Parks Improve Your Health Video

Published on Jan 7, 2014

Healthy lifestyles often include regular time spent at parks, playgrounds, and trails. Learn eight ways that parks improve our health. For the free brochure, visit

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US PLAY Coalition

First ever white paper publication from the US Play Coalition available NOW: "A Research-Based Case for Recess" written by Olga S. Jarrett

Welcome to the US Play Coalition!

The US PLAY Coalition is a partnership to promote the value of play throughout life.

The first play movement started the early 1900`s. Now, given the many problems with obesity and other social ills that have occurred with the erosion of play opportunities, it is time to begin the second great play movement. We ask you to help us as we do so. The time has come for all of us to help our children, and citizens regardless of age, create a better life, and ultimately, to make a difference in today’s world by making joys and benefits associated with play a reality for all.

Listen to "Come Play With Me" by Suzanne Sherman Propp

Welcome to the US Play Coalition!


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