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West Jefferson Youth Athletic Association

The West Jefferson Youth Athletic Association (WJYAA) is an all-volunteer organization that provides recreation programs for children (ages 3-15) within and surrounding the Jefferson Local School District. The organization is comprised of an Executive Board that oversees all the individual sports' implementation and operations. WJYAA offers the following programs: T-Ball, Baseball, Softball, Football, Cheerleading, Volleyball, Soccer, Dodgeball and Basketball.

The West Jefferson Youth Athletic Association Board meetings are open to the public; anyone wishing to help or be involved with the youth sports program is encouraged to attend. Monthly meetings are at 6pm on the first (1st) Sunday of each Month. Our next Regular/Organizational meeting is Sunday March 1, 2015 at 6pm located at Community Freewill Baptist Church. 

The West Jefferson Youth Athletic Association will be hosting
Our 1st Annual Girls 5th & 6th grade Basketball Tournament
Fri. 2/27, Sat. 2/28, and Sun 3/1   2015
                                     Tournament Directors:
           Herman Stanley—614-202-0625     e-mail:
               Jill Lambert-740-506-2275       e-mail:
We are now accepting Baseball Softball or TBall Signups!

Signups are now underway for the baseball spring session. Signups will run each Wednesday 6pm-8pm and Saturday 10am - 12 noon at Hurt Battelle Library 270 Lilly Chapel Rd. West Jefferson Ohio 43162 Starting Saturday February 21st and the FINAL sign-up day is on Wednesday March 18th.

Sign up fees are as follows:
T-ball (ages 4, 5 and 6) $55.00
Baseball/Fast-Pitch Softball 8U, 10U, 12U, 15U $75.00
Sign-ups or payment received after March 18 will be charged a $10 late fee.

Practices start middle toward the end of April. Our Baseball season will actually start around May 16th and unfortunately our Midwest Buckeye League doesn't typically get schedules out until the beginning of May. Our T-ball will start around the May 18th however do scrimmage on opening day.
Practices are set by the coaches on availability and their schedule

For more information on baseball contact Herman Stanley 614-202-0625 Jarrett Bare 614-395-5247 or Archie Cordle 614-769-4900 or John Stanley 614-940-9521.
Youth Dodgeball Sign-ups!
ONLY 1 signup session this Saturday at 11:30am - 7pm at Norwood Elementary School.

Only 4 signup sessions at the Hurt Battelle Library 270 Lilly Chapel Road Wednesday February 18th & 25th 6pm-8pm and Saturday 21st and 28th 10a-12p
Youth dodgeball is for any boy or girl ages 7 through 14 Cost is $25.00
For more information visit the website at or contact Herman Stanley 614-202-0625 or Jarrett Bare 614-395-5247

Spring Soccer Sign-Ups
Any boy or girl grades pre K – 7th grades are eligible to register. You do not have to live in West Jefferson however should live in the surrounding area. Soccer games should end prior to baseball games starting.

You can register each Saturday (10am – 12pm) and Wednesday (6pm-8pm) Starting February 22nd through March 15th.  The final soccer registration session will close for soccer on March 14th.

Registrations will be held at Hurt Battelle Memorial 270 Lilly Chapel Rd, West Jefferson, OH 43162 or you can register on-line with a credit card or a prepaid card at and the cost is $60 for JR & SR Leagues is coed for boys or girls ages 6 through 14 and $45 for Pee Wee League Ages 3 thru 5.

For children in grades Pre-K and K (ages 3yrs-5) games and practices are Saturday mornings only. The season practices should begin the week of March 24th.  If you are interested in coaching or officiating or need more information about soccer you may call Jennifer Sesler 614-949-8434 or John Stanley 614-940-9521


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