Sign-ups for the Atchison Recreation baseball program will be accepted from March 12 until April 9 at the Recreation Office at Memorial Hall, 819 Commercial St.

Office hours are 9 a.m. to noon and 1-5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Anyone unable to sign up during these hours should contact the Recreation Office at 357-3352 to make other arrangements.

Online signups will also be accepted. Individuals may sign up online at

Boys in the following grades are eligible to sign up for the designated leagues:

ROOKIE LEAGUE (machine pitch): first and second grade boys.

AMERICAN LEAGUE: third and fourth grade boys.

NATIONAL LEAGUE: fifth and sixth grade boys.

TRAVELING TEAM: seventh and eighth grade boys.

All boys should be accompanied by a parent or guardian to sign their permit card.

Boys will also have to provide their own white baseball pants and a pair of baseball socks. There are family discounts. The fee for one child is $20; the fee for each additional child is $10. Scholarships are available for those needing assistance.

For more information about the Atchison Recreation Baseball program call the Atchison Recreation Commission at 913-367-3352.

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