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Wadena & Deer Creek Summer Rec Baseball & Softball

Wadena Preschool/Kindergarten T-Ball

Kids learn basic baseball skills in an upbeat atmosphere! All levels of experience welcome.

·      Open to youth entering Preschool and Kindergarten

·      Thursdays, June 8, 15, 22, 29, July 6, 13. (T-ball Tourney, July 5, Wadena)

·      6-7pm

·      Softball Complex, 2nd Street SW

·      $25 (T-shirt included. Considered a Wadena Summer Rec activity, click here for Registration Form)


Wadena T-Ball/Toss Ball

This level of T-ball is for youths interested in baseball or softball. Kids will continue to develop basic skills and learn more about how the game works. Lots of scrimmaging to keep kids interested!

·      Open to youths entering grades 1-2

·      Mon, Tues, Wed/June 6-July 12

·      T-ball Tourney, July 5, Wadena

·      9-9:50am

·      Softball Complex, 2nd Street SW

·      $25  (T-shirt included. Considered a Wadena Summer Rec activity, click here for Registration Form)



Competitive Traveling Baseball and Softball

June 6-July 13, 2017

Team schedules will be available on the first day of practice, June 6.

Players enrolled in baseball and softball will practice or play games 4 times a week, Monday-Thursday. League will play games at Wadena and Deer Creek for home games and travel to area towns, such as Verndale, Henning, Parkers Prairie, New York Mills, Bertha-Hewitt and Battle Lake.  

Practice Times, Mon-Thurs, Wadena Softball Complex (2nd Street SW):

Games: Tuesdays/Thursdays, 8am-12:15ish for AWAY games. 9am-11:30am for HOME games.


Pee Wee Girls (entering grades 3,4,5)       10am-11am

Mighty Mite Boys (entering grades 3,4,5) 10am-11am

Midget Girls (entering grades 6,7,8)          11:15am-12pm

Pee Wee Boys (entering grades 6,7,8)       11:15am-12pm


Photo Day – June 14: Rex Studio will be taking individual and team T-ball, baseball/softball photos on Wednesday, June 14. Info Packets will be sent home with youth.

NEW THIS YEAR! Concessions will be sold at all home Summer Rec baseball and softball games in Wadena. Proceeds to benefit Wadena Summer Rec youth programs!


For more information, contact:

Kyle Dykhoff

Summer Rec Baseball Coordinator/Wadena Youth Baseball Coordinator

Cell: (218) 639-0622

Email: dykhoff23@gmail.com


Tracy Fruechte

Summer Rec Softball Coordinator

School classroom: (218) 632-2407

Email: tfruechte@wdc2155.k12.mn.us



Deer Creek Summer Rec

Boys/Girls T-Ball (entering grades K,1,2)

Only on Practice Days, Mon-Thur at 10-11am

Deer Creek School fields


Deer Creek FREE Summer Lunch Program

Every child 18 and under can receive a free lunch at Deer Creek School from 11am to noon on Recreation Days. $5 for adults. Meal dates coincide with Summer Rec program, from June 1 to about July 15.


FREE Arts & Crafts Class

·      Open to Deer Creek boys and girls, 16 and under.

·      June 1-July 13/Mondays & Wednesdays

·      9-10am

·      Deer Creek School Cafeteria


For more information on Deer Creek Summer Rec, contact:

Lance Wohlwend

Deer Creek Summer Rec Coordinator/Coach

Cell: (218) 371-7329


Wadena Little League Baseball

Wadena Youth Baseball is not a WDC Community Education-sponsored program, but rather is run as a youth organization and is coordinated/coached by Kyle Dykhoff.

2 MINOR Little League Teams – ages 9 and 10

2 MAJOR Little League Teams – ages 11 & 12*

*Age break: Cannot turn 13 before May 1.

·      Rosters are limited to 16 players.

·      Looking for dedicated, committed players and parents!

·      Players are required to play SUMMER REC baseball in Wadena or Deer Creek.

·      Fees: $25 per player. Make check payable to: WADENA YOUTH BASEBALL.


Click here for Registration Form. Any questions, contact Kyle Dykhoff at (218) 639-0622.