Field Status

SPAA Field Status will be updated by 4 PM Monday - Friday, 7:30 AM on Saturdays and 11 AM on Sundays.  This is only updated for SPAA league games and any practices at Strehl Fields.

April  2020 - gates will be open when the fields are dry enough for INDIVIDUAL use

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News And Announcements

  1. SPAA COVID 19 Update as of April 1

    Published Monday, April 06, 2020

    SPAA is receiving calls and messages asking if Strehl Field is open for use.  Below is a statement from SPAA Board of Directors.

    Please know that SPAA does NOT govern team practices and does NOT encourage team practices at this time.  With that being said, the gates will be open when it is dry enough if people need a place to play catch with their child.  This will be totally at your own risk and we remind you that St. Charles County has an executive order in place banning gatherings of 10 or more people and social distancing of 6 feet or more is still in place.  Restrooms will NOT be open until the pandemic is over. 

    All teams having paid permits for Strehl Fields during this time will receive a credit for their time until such time as the County feels it is safe to resume activities.  Those wishing to go ahead and move those credits to later in the season should send an email to [email protected] or call 636-397-3149 with the dates you would like.  

    Everyone’s safety is the most important thing and SPAA encourages everyone to stay home as much as possible to help flatten the curve on this virus so we can all hear those words, “PLAY BALL”, as soon as possible. 

  2. 2020 SPAA Night at Busch Stadium

    Published Monday, February 10, 2020

    Friday, May 29, 2020 will be the 23rd annual SPAA Night at Busch Stadium.  The Cardinals will take on the Pittsburgh Pirates.

    Tickets will sell for $25 each.  No ticket is necessary for fans 3 and under.  

    All SPAA players that purchase tickets prior to 4 PM, Friday, April 10th, will go into a drawing to throw out a first pitch.  2 lucky players, 1 boy and 1 girl, will be drawn for this honor.  

    All players and coaches will be allowed to parade around the warning track prior to taking their seats in the Lower Right Field Box area.  Sorry..........no siblings or non-coaches allowed on the field.  

    For teams wishing to sit together, I recommend 1 person collect all the money and come in and purchase the tickets.  This will assure you are all sitting together.   

  3. GameTime Tournament Discounts for SPAA Teams

    Published Wednesday, January 08, 2020

    GameTime Tournaments runs tournaments at Strehl Fields from April through October and will be giving SPAA a special discount.  If you are a registered SPAA team, click here to get more details on how to register and use that discount.  

  4. 2020 Practice Time at Strehl Fields

    Published Wednesday, November 06, 2019

    It is time to start thinking about the 2020 practice season.  SPAA will be renting out the fields and batting cages at Strehl at a rate of $16/hour.  There are no lights at Strehl.  Portable mounds will be available for use.  ABSOLUTELY NO METAL SPIKES ARE ALLOWED!  Bases will be available. 

    Renting the cages is new this year.  At the current time there are 2 cages (“A” and “B”).  We hope to have a 3rd cage available sometime next year.

    Free rental time will be available for SPAA teams only in February and March.  Once you set your team up (registration will be open by December 2) you will be able to request the available free times.  These are only free for February and March.  Starting April 1 all teams pay the same $16/90 minutes rate.  

    Reservations for April - October of 2020 will be accepted in written form only (email) beginning November 11 at 9 AM.  Emails have time stamps and those sent prior to 9 AM will go to the bottom of the list.  Once I am able to confirm your time I will send you an email with the amount you will owe.  You will be given 10 days to either mail a check or call in with a credit card to cover the payment.  After 10 days if you have not paid your balance due your rental time will be given to the next person requesting it.  Once that is received I will email out a permit for you to keep with you at all time.  I totally anticipate being full this year again, so if you want time be sure and get your request and payment in on time. 

    You may request rental time through October 2020.  Any requested time for August, September and October will be permitted out but not billed until the end of October to ensure as many credits were able to be used as possible.  All April through July time will be billed immediately and must be paid in full within 10 days.  All credit for 2020 will expire October 31, 2020.

    The following times will be offered:

    Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays

    5 – 6:30 or 6:30 – 8

    Saturdays and Sundays (during February and March only)

    9 – 10:30; 10:30 – noon; noon – 1:30; 1:30 – 3; 3 – 4:30; 4:30 – 6

    Your request must include the following:

    Team name

    Age group

    Baseball or Softball

    Contact phone number

    Specific dates you want (not just the day of the week)

    Specific times you want (choose from above)

    Cage or Field and if it is a field you want and have a preference please specify that also.

  5. SPAA Proud

    Published Friday, July 19, 2019

    For those of you that have been with SPAA for a while, you may recognize the gentlemen below.  Kyle Giamanco (left) has been an umpire with SPAA since he was 14 years old and John Aebischer (right) has been a manager the past few years.  Kyle was just recently sworn in as a University City Police officer.  John is a St. Peters Police officer.  Thank you both for helping to keep our communities safe.  Super proud of you both!!

  6. RAIN OUT INFORMATION

    Published Monday, April 15, 2019

    SPAA will update by 4 pm as to field conditions.  This will be posted above under Field Status.  Manager's and parents who have opted into communications should get emails with canceled game information.  This will also be posted on our Facebook Page.  

    Those of you that practice at Strehl Field will be able to see that status above and on the Facebook page also.  This will be updated by 4 PM or as soon as we know.  

    PLEASE DO NOT CALL THE SPAA OFFICE FOR THIS INFORMATION.  

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