1.       Who is eligible to play?

Anyone who lives or

goes to school in Cliffside Park and Fairview between the ages of 4-18.


What leagues are offered?


are different levels offered depending on your childâ??s age and ability (see the

register page on this website).  For the

younger children we play games within our own league.  Softball, farm and above play interleague

(other local towns).  We do run travel

teams at certain age levels that travel a little further and games are

typically Sundays (chosen by skill level)


When does the season begin?


season begins in April, some teams may begin practicing in March weather

permitting.  The ceremonial opening day

takes place mid April.



there practices? How often?

There is typically one practice per week, sometimes more for

minors and up if scheduling allows. Typically it is not a set day of the week, but schedules will be provided in advance

Usually there will be a couple practices per week until games get



When are the games? How often?

There are 1-2 games per week. 

Usually one weeknight and Saturday.  Day and time will not be the same each week - schedules will be provided in advance


What equipment or apparel do I need to purchase?

Each child should have their own glove.  Plastic cleats are also recommended.  The league provides bats, helmets and



Can parents coach?

Yes, we need parents to volunteer to coach or assist.  A volunteer form needs to be completed.


Should my daughter be playing softball or baseball?

Younger than 2nd grade, your daughter will be in

the beginner programs, tball or coach pitch, which are both coed.  After that it is her choice if she would like

to play baseball or softball. There is softball coach pitch for 1st/2nd graders


How & when will I be contacted about what team

my child is on?

You will be contacted by your childâ??s coach by the beginning

of April. 


When is registration? 

Registration starts December 1st.  The earlier you register the more money you

save.  The closer it gets to the season

there may not be space available.


Where can I register my child?

The easiest way to register is through this website, just

click the register tab on the home page. 

You will also be able to register weekdays 8:30-4 at the Cliffside Park

recreation center.  If neither of these

options work for you please contact us at


or 201-790-1371 to make other arrangements.


I know nothing about baseball so I can't coach but

I still want to help out. What can I do?

We need help at our events, such as the opening and closing

ceremonies.  Our concession stands are

always looking for volunteers to work the stand during the game.  Fundraising is a big job and always looking

for help in getting new sponsors.  There

are a number of ways to get involved, just come to a meeting and to find out

what ways you can get involved.


What is the fee? What does the fee include?

The fee starts at $65/child, but will increase as we get

closer to the season.  So the sooner you

sign up the more money you will save. 

The fee covers your child's uniform (hat, shirt, pants, socks), helps to

cover the cost of umpires and equipment, and our events.  Some clinics will be an additional minimal



Who do I speak with for more information.

You can contact the board via our email cpfbaseball@gmail.com or attend one our

our monthly meetings that usually take place the second Monday of every month at 7:30 at the

Cliffside Park Clubhouse. Email notices do go out.  Please reach

out to your coach as well for information. 

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