About

The Roswell Youth Baseball Association is an affiliate of the Roswell Recreation & Parks Department and is the advisory board for the betterment of our program. We hope to have much of the valuable information that is distributed to all teams from the staff at Hembree Park on this site. It is the mission of the RYBA to provide a safe, healthy, and enjoyable environment while learning to play baseball, with an emphasis on the development of each child into a better person. The fundamentals of fair play, accept responsibility, and attack life with a positive attitude. We believe the true measure of the success of our organization is the number of children who come back and play again in the following seasons.

  • Player development clinics including pre-season player clinics and the position focused pitcher/catcher clinic
  • Roswell Youth Coaches’ clinic for the Fall and Spring seasons
  • Rookie Clinics for 9&10 Recreation players
  • Practice t-shirts for each Recreation and Select team
  • Biomechanics Clinic to better educate our coaches and players on proper pitching mechanics
  • One hour of free batting cage time to be used by all Recreation, Select, and Travel teams
  • Field improvements including re-surfacing of infields, widening of dugouts and bullpens, artificial game and bullpen mounds, protective screens, on-deck circles, fence toppers, soft-toss nets, dugout covers, cage mats and tarps, bat racks, dugout organizers, helmet shelves and many other enhancements
  • Re-surfacing of Sweetapple Elementary and Hembree Park #5 infields
  • New scoreboard at RAP#4 baseball field
  • new catcher’s equipment for Spring 2015 season
  • 2 Roswell umpires to attend the Southern Umpire Camp annually
  • On-site, umpire supervision program
  • Financial support of 12U travel baseball teams to attend the Cooperstown, New York Tournament
  • Host and organize the “Roswell Day at the Braves” family celebration
  • Scholarships for participants that can’t afford registration fees
  • Additional umpires for the Semi-final and Championship World Series Tournament games
  • Drying agents for seven fields, thus minimizing game and practice cancellations
  • New flag pole and water fountains at Hembree Park
  • RYBA car magnets for each family
  • batting cages including all fields at Hembree Park as well as RAP # 3 & 4
  • 500+ new batting helmets
  • New baseball bats for Recreational leagues
  • protective screens which encompassed every baseball field
  • Participation in Youth Day parade