Youth Baseball & Softball Starting Soon

All Leagues

  • Season starts May 31st
  • Applications are due by May 1st, with signed waivers. Download application and waiver forms here.
  • Games will be home and away.
  • An umpire clinic is available on May 7th at 3:00pm at the Ness City Rec Commission office.

Tee Ball

An instructional league, with one game at the end of the season.

Ages: Preschool (ages 3-5)

Coaches Pitch

Coed league, playing games on Thursday evenings in June (except for June 1st). Games will be played for one hour, regardless of how many innings.

Ages: Just completed Kindergarten or 1st grade

Pitching Machine

Coed league, playing games on Monday and Thursday evenings in June.

Ages: Just completed 2nd or 3rd  Grade

Tournament: July 5th-6th

Other Ages

We don’t have enough interested children to participate in other leagues.


Softball Tournament


Saturday, June 3 2017, starting at 9:00am



Western Plains North, Ransom


Tournament Details

  • Ages 16 and over (under 18 requires signed consent from parent/guardian)
  • Teams of 11, at least 5 women included
  • Double elimination. Teams provide 2 balls.
  • No more than 6 teams, register ASAP!
  • $100 to register; must be received within 48 hours of acceptance to reserve spot.
  • Accepting 2 backup teams ready to pay and play on the day of.

Tournament Entry Form


We Need a Logo!

Give us your idea for a Western Plains Recreation Commission logo, and

WIN $100!

Print this entry form to submit your idea.

Contest open to anyone of any age in the Western Plains District. We reserve the right to not choose any winner. Any winning submission becomes the property of Western Plains Recreation Commission. Further conditions may apply.

Easter Egg Hunt

The annual Easter Egg Hunt is this Saturday, April 15th!

Both WP North and WP South will have the hunt, at the same time: 2:00pm.

We’ll have the kids split into different age groups:

  • 0-2 Years Old
  • 3-4 Years Old
  • Kindergarten – 2nd Grade
  • 3rd – 5th Grades

We have a flyer available as well

Rec Youth Soccer Schedules


Practices will be at Western Plains North and South on Thursdays, after school for one hour:

  • March 23
  • March 30
  • April 6
  • April 13
  • April 20
  • April 27


Games will be Saturdays at the Ness City High School baseball field:

We’ll have two teams of 4yo – K. Red for the team from WP North, and Yellow for the team from WP South.

Complete schedule for all 4yo – K teams

Red Games, WP North 4yo-K

  • April 1, 10:45am – rained out
  • April 8, 10:00am
  • April 15, 10:00am
  • April 22, 11:30am
  • April 29, 11:30am

Yellow Games, WP South 4yo-K

  • April 1, 10:00am – rained out
  • April 8, 10:45am
  • April 15, 11:30am
  • April 22, 11:30am
  • April 29, 10:45am

First through third grades are also red.

Complete schedule for all Grades 1-3 teams

Red Games, WP Grades 1-3

  • April 1, 10:00am and 1:00pm – rained out
  • April 8, 11:00am
  • April 15, 10:00am
  • April 22, 11:00am
  • April 29, 10:00am

Rec Youth Soccer

Western Plains Rec Commission is offering soccer to children from 4 years old through 6th Grade. To sign up, fill out a waiver and turn it in to Krista LaRocque by March 20th.

For us to be able to offer soccer, we need your help! We need volunteers to coach. Please contact us if you’re interested.

  • Practices start week of March 20, practicing for one hour after school.
  • Registration deadline is March 20
  • First game is April 1

Teams will be grouped by

  • 4yo – K5
  • 1, 2, 3 Grades
  • 4, 5, 6 Grades



Everyone is invited to come play kickball, adults and children alike!

We’ll be playing Sunday afternoons from 1:00 to 3:00, before open gym:

  • February 12 in Ransom
  • February 19 in Bazine

Rec Basketball Recognition

On Friday, January 27th, we will recognize our Western Plains Recreation Basketball players during halftime of the High School girls game. We will introduce and recognize each player, and then play a quick scrimmage to show the skills we have learned throughout the year.

Please be dressed in your jersey and playing attire, and meet in the concessions area at the high school with 4 minutes left in the second quarter. This should be at approximately 6:30pm.