Lakewood Travel Baseball Tryouts for 2019

PRE-REGISTRATION CLOSED - Please register in person at the Right Field gate at the field.


Tryouts for 2019 Lakewood Travel Baseball Season 

The LCBA Lakewood Travel program is open to players interested in developing baseball skills and playing games at a level above the Lakewood Recreation Program. Teams play against neighboring communities through the Cuyahoga Valley Baseball Association or Puritas Baseball League from late April through Mid July. Practices begin indoors during in winter and early spring prior to the season. 

Registration costs are determined in September for players that roster on a team (about $325) and cover equipment, league fees and full uniform. Read our FAQ for more information.

Tryouts will be conducted by the Lakewood High Baseball Coaching Staff and are for players interested in playing in the 2019 season for team ages 8U through 14U. Cut off birthday date for all age groups is May 1st. Example: your player must be 8 or younger as of May 1st 2019 to try out for the 8U team.

Players will run through the following stations for try outs:

  • Sprints
  • Ground Balls and Throws
  • Fly Balls and Throws
  • Pitching 
  • Catching
  • Hitting

Tryout Sessions

NOTE: Players Only Need to Attend One Tryout Session

All tryout sessions are held at the Lakewood High School Field. Please enter on the Right Field Gate for registration. 

Age is determined by the age of the player on May 1st 2019 (ie if the player is 12 years old on May 1st, 2019 but turns 13 on May 2nd then the player is still 12U for the 2019 season).

Tryout One - Saturday, August 25th 2018

  • 12:00 to 12:30 - 8U (Age 8 years old or under on May 1st 2019)
  • 12:30 to 1:00 - 9U and 10U
  • 1:00 to 1:30 - 11U and 12U
  • 1:30 to 2:00 - 13U and 14U

Tryout Two - Monday, August 27th 2018

  • 7:00pm to 7:30pm - 8U, 9U and 10U
  • 7:30pm to 8:00pm - 11U, 12U, 13U and 14U

Tryout Three - Tuesday, August 28th 2018

  • 7:00pm to 7:30pm - 8U, 9U and 10U
  • 7:30pm to 8:00pm - 11U, 12U, 13U and 14U

How are players assessed? Who runs tryouts? Are teams set?

Take a look at our Frequently Asked Questions regarding the LCBA and the Travel program. Additionally, feel free to contact Coach Mike Ribar  mikeribar@hotmail.com or 216-970-5804 with any additional questions about the tryouts or the program.

If you are not able to attend during this time, you must contact Coach Ribar and schedule a date prior to August 28, 2018.

Team rosters or an additional age group try out will be decided by September 11th.

Please share with any players that you know might be interested!