Arlington Heights Youth Athletic Association (AHYAA) offers youth baseball, youth softball, youth football and cheer-leading to the kids of Arlington Heights, IL. Sign up dates, registration, travel teams and general information about youth baseball, sof

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EQUIPMENT INFORMATION:

The AHYAA recommends that parents purchase their child NOCSAE certified helmets for safety and cleanliness. Based on request, the AHYAA will provide team helmets to share at no cost.

Equipment Supplied By AHYAA at all levels unless noted:
  • Hat for each player.
  • Shirt for each player.
  • Socks for each player.
  • Balls for manager.
  • Bases for manager.
  • Pitchers mound for manager.
  • Equipment bag for manager.
  • One set of catchers equipment (helmet, chest protector, shin guards, and mit).  This is given to manager.
  • Bats only at the Coach Pitch level.  All other levels you will need to supply your own bat.  (There are different bat restrictions for each league. We suggest you know them before purchasing a bat. See the league description for bat restrictions. Bats are optional.  We encourage teammates to share bats at the house level.)
  • Helmet by request
Equipment Required (to be supplied by parents):
  • Helmet
  • All male baseball players are required to wear athletic shorts with a cup.  No exceptions.
  • Baseball pants.  Not required, but is strongly encouraged.
  • Baseball shoes.  Not required, but is strongly encouraged.
  • Standard baseball glove is required.
  • Eye protection is optional.
  • Mouth guard is optional.
  • Players equipment bag is optional.
  • Water bottles for practice and games.
  • Bats are optional, but recommended.  (There are different bat restrictions for each league. We suggest you know them before purchasing a bat). See the league description for proper bat restrictions. We encourage teammates to share bats at the house level).