The Hartland Area Youth Athletic Association (aka HAYAA) is an all-volunteer organization that provides recreation programs for children (ages 5-16) in the Hartland Consolidated Schools District. The organization is comprised of an Executive Board that oversees the individual sports’ operating boards. HAYAA offers the following programs: Baseball, Softball, Football, Cheerleading/Pom, and Basketball. Questions can be addressed directly to the HAYAA President or any of the operating board commissioners.
Overview of Individual Sport
Baseball/Softball Registration generally begins in late August and runs until January (followed by a late registration period that includes a late fee). Programs are offered for boys and girls from ages 5 to 16 years old. Spring season runs approximately from April-July & fall season from August-early October. Players receive a uniform but need to supply their own glove & cleats.
Basketball Registration usually begins in late June. An instructional league is offered for 1st and 2nd graders. In house teams are offered for boys in grades 3-12. In house and rec travel teams are offered for girls in grades 3-8. Travel teams are offered for boys in grades 4-8 and girls in grades 5-8 (at an additional cost). Evaluations and tryouts are required. More information can be found on the leagues information page.
Football Registration is usually in mid-March. Teams are available for children grades 1st through 8th. Returning players receive priority. New players are placed by lottery. All equipment is provided except shoes. Players keep their personalized game and practice jerseys. Practice begins in early August. Games run from Labor Day weekend until about Halloween. Practice is every day prior to games and 3 times per week during the season. All parents are scheduled to work home games during the season.
Cheerleading/Pom Registration is usually in mid-late March. Teams are available for children grades 1st through 8th. New players are placed by lottery . Uniforms are provided. Girls shall provide shoes, briefs and bodysuits. Practice begins in early August. Games run late Aug until late October. Girls will participate in the league-wide Cheer/Pom Festival.