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Welcome to Golden Valley Little League

GVLL is open to all youth living or attending school in Golden Valley ages 5-12. GVLL provides an opportunity to learn and excel at baseball, while making friends and learning skills that apply to all areas of life. For specific information on the different levels of play, hover over the league information tab and select the levels of play option

GVLL is committed to providing the opportunity to play baseball to all Golden Valley youth regardless of ability to pay.  Please contact Pat Dale, GVLL President, at 612.423.9345 for more information.

GVLL is an all-volunteer, nonprofit organization.

Latest News

2024 Regular Season Registration

Registration for the 2024 regular season is now open! Please click here to get started.

Coaching/Admin Clinics

GVLL will be holding clinics for all persons interested in managing or coaching a team in 2024. Clinic presenters and topics include:

  • Brian Swan, Positive Coaching Alliance - player development
  • Scott Leer, Jason Hoffrogge, and Pat Dale, GVLL - league overview including revised rules at each level of play
  • Examples of practice planning

There are three sessions available (all start at 8AM and end at noon):

  • March 9 (focused on Minor A and Majors)
  • April 6 (focused on Minor A and Majors)
  • April 13 (focused on Rookie and Minor B)

All sessions will be held at Blue Ox Heating, 5720 International Pkwy, Minneapolis, MN 55428

Please CLICK HERE to register.

Board Positions Available

We are currently looking to fill the following board positions:

  • Tournament Coordinator
  • Volunteer Coordinator

All board positions come with an annual DIBS credit of 15 hours!

Please contact gvlittleleagueinfo@gmail.com if you are interested in a board position or would like more detailed info.

GVLL 10yo Team Takes 3rd in Postseason Tournament

The 10yo All Stars were back in action last weekend at the Baseball in Benin wood bat tournament, where they brought home 3rd place! Way to go players and coaches!

GVLL Twins Win the District 1 Classic Tournament!

The GVLL Twins met up with a tough squad from Coon Rapids Cardinal in the finals of the District 1 Classic Tournament (hosted at our very own Isaacson Park) and came out on top with a thrilling 7-6 win in 6 innings. This is the first time a GVLL team has ever won the Classic Tournament, which is made up of the 1st place Majors teams from each league in the district. Way to go Twins!

 

 

GVLL Giants Win the District 1 Slugfest Tournament!

The GVLL Giants traveled to Blaine for the Slugfest tournament and came home champions, rolling through pool play and the early elimination rounds, before finally prevailing in the finals in a close 5-3 game vs. the Hamel Navy team. Way to go Giants!

2023 GVLL Calendar

Here are the key dates for GVLL players and families. If an entry has TBD it means the date has not been set. Please visit occasionally as dates and additional activities will be added.

 

    Activity Date  
   

All-Star Teams Announced -

10 yo team 11 yo team 12 yo team

Complete by June 15  
    All Star Parent Meeting - Isaacson 10 AM Saturday, June 17  
    GVLL End of Season Tournament Majors & Minor A Week of June 12  
    Reg Season Team Tournaments    
    Major Classic-Winner/GV Tournament Begins June 20  
    Firecracker 2nd GV Tournament Week of June 19  
    Raspberry 3rd GV Tournament Week of June 19  
    Slugfest 4th GV Tournament Week of June 19  
    Minor A Classic Week of June 19  
    Last Game Minor B  TBD  
    Last Game Rookie  TBD  
    POST SEASON BASEBALL    
    All-Star Practice Period Starts TBD  
    Foster Jamboree - 8 yo players only July 6-8  
    OTHER POST SEASON ACTIVITIES    
    Wiff-O registration opens Monday, June 27  
    Wiff-O tournament August 11-12  
    Fall Ball registration opens Monday, July 25  
    Fall Ball season begins (5 Sunday Afternoons) Sunday, September 10  
    Volunteer appreciation event Late September  
    Fall close (fields) Mid-October  
    Fall close (concession stand) Mid-October  

WEATHER UPDATE

Watch this space for weather related updates.

GVLL Spirit Wear - ORDER HERE!!

To save on purchases all year, click the coupon link below:

CLICK HERE TO ACCESS TEAM SPORTS COUPON OFFERS (VALID ALL YEAR)

OUR SPONSORS

These fine organizations make what we do possible. Please show your support to these amazing sponsors and thank them for their commitment to our organization. 

Program Practice and Game Overview - SUMMER Schedule only

Majors (11-12 year olds) Practice M, W, F Games T, Th, Sat
Minor A (9-10 year olds) Practice T, Th, F Games M or W & F
Minor B (7-8 year olds) Practice T, TH Games T or Th & Sat
Rookie (5-6 year olds) Practice M, W Games M, W or Sat
Mission Statement

The mission of GVLL is to provide youth age 5-12, an environment that focuses on developing positive character, baseball skills, and teamwork in an encouraging social environment. At the highest level, (Majors) GVLL expects to field well-rounded, highly skilled players and teams who play competitively at the District and State level.

Pictures and graphics courtesy of Brad Rempel Design and Photography. Professional Sports Photography.