Tustin Youth Baseball Association is proud to sponsor PONY baseball in the city of Tustin. PONY is a fun baseball program for kids from age 3 to 14 years old of all skill levels.
Pony is complete baseball and allows you to lead off by age 9, base stealing by age 7, and more Major League Baseball action than any other league around.
No matter what your skill level is, Tustin Pony has a division for you. If you are looking for recreational play or a more challenging baseball experience in our select league, Tustin Pony is the best place to improve your skills in a fun, family environment.
Tustin Pony Baseball prides itself on keeping fees low while offering more to its players, parents, and coaches. We believe in keeping youth baseball and it's many benefits accessible to the youth of our community by maintaining low rates.
As we prepare for our Spring 2021 season, we need to take into consideration the current state and county restrictions due to COVID-19. As it stands right now, we need to plan our 2021 season with these restrictions in place. We will be making a change to our traditional season with hopes that as we approach April, state and county restrictions will be less strict and allow us to transition into a regular baseball season.
What we have learned this year, is that our kids need to play and get moving! We will be having what we are calling a “Spring Skill Maintenance Season”. Click the link below for full details.
To those who are on the front lines, working to keep our communities healthy and safe, we THANK YOU! Additionally, a big thank you for our Tustin Pony families for your abundance of patience as we work through the unprecedented process of navigating and securing the future of baseball for our communities’ youth.
We have finally received confirmation from the district regarding the use of our fields. Unfortunately, our Spring 2020 season will be canceled since the suspension of our Tustin Unified School District field permits does not allow enough time for us to put the season back together. The ongoing uncertainty around the virus is likely to cause continued delays, and we do not want to push for a return until we have more information regarding the safety of our families.
Our focus is on coming back in Spring 2021 strong and ready to play ball. We are remaining hopeful that we will gain access to the fields later this summer to plan some fun events, coaching clinics, and activities where we can control social distancing on a smaller scale- stay tuned for more information regarding upcoming opportunities.
We are planning a small event to distribute pictures and for your players to see your coaches on Sunday 6/28/2020. Look for another communication and social media post regarding this event. (this event will keep social distancing queues)
Across the country, small youth sports leagues, like ours, have been severely impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. As a non-profit, volunteer dependent organization, Tustin Pony faces the same struggles as many of these leagues. Our league incurs expenses to support a season before it begins, such as: uniforms, pictures, field usage, PONY affiliation fees, field maintenance, equipment, insurance, and background checks. Beyond that, typical season expenses include umpire fees, baseballs, chalk, tools, repairs, just to name a few. Our league has managed to stay active thanks to registration fees, sponsorships, and by hosting tournaments. The timing of this shutdown has resulted in us canceling activities that we depend on to keep the league going.
Our utmost concern is the needs of our community and baseball families during this challenging time. Therefore, we will be offering 4 registration fee refund options.
Please fill out the credit request form to make your refund selection by June 30th, 2020, so that we may begin preparing for our future seasons. If no form is received by this date, the league will assume selection “Grand Slam” is preferred for your family. We will be reaching out directly to all our generous sponsors to discuss options with them individually. Please select from the refund options below:
Donate the remaining Spring 2020 registration fee to Tustin Pony to help cover our losses and help our league moving forward
Donate a portion of your remaining Spring 2020 registration fee to Tustin Pony. You will be able to select the donation amount on your form.
Transfer your remaining Spring 2020 registration fee to Spring 2021 registration for your player.
Receive a prorated refund of your Spring 2020 registration fee. Tustin Pony will issue you a partial refund to cover the expenses paid for your participation in this season.
**Please note that donations to Tustin Pony are tax deductible and we are happy to provide a donation letter for your records.
Prorated Refund amounts:
All refunds will have $75.00 deducted from their registration fee to cover the following expenses:
Field Fees: $5.00
As you can imagine, the process of issuing refund checks is lengthy and complicated. To receive your refund, we will need your cooperation to submit your request no later than June 30, 2020. Please be patient as we work though this process so that we can get everyone their requested refund method as soon as possible.
We are saddened to deliver this news to our families. We believe getting exercise and social activities are so important to our players. We are committed to putting in the work to ensure a successful and healthy Spring 2021 season. We miss our baseball families and will continue to be available to answer any questions as we navigate these difficult times.
Please continue to monitor our social media and website for additional information.
Tustin Pony Board of Directors
Another season has come and gone. The 2019 spring season was a wonderful ride filled with excitement, hard work, perseverance, and growth. Our players showed remarkable confidence in themselves, their teammates, and in their coaches. At the end of the day, win or lose, as long as the players are having fun and learning, that is what truly matters.
We would like to thank all of the players, coaches, umpires, and parents for making this season a memorable one. Tustin Pony is growing and we are thrilled to be a part of it. Every season we look forward to reuniting with old friends and building new long lasting friendships. Every season is a learning experience, not only for the players, but for the league as well. The Tustin Pony board has wild ideas and big plans for the future. The upcoming seasons will be exciting!!
As a league we treasure all of our volunteers and appreciate everything they have done to provide our players and families with a rewarding and successful season.
We would also like to thank all of our sponsors that supported Tustin Pony Baseball this season. With the help of our sponsors we were able to make some much needed repairs and improvements to the field this season. We completely resurfaced the Mighty Mite Field, Bronco Field, and added screens to the Shetland field. We purchased a new drag for field maintenance and were able to tend to a few other minor (but much needed) repairs. Thank you Sponsors for ensuring that the Tustin Pony baseball players have a safe and comfortable field that they can be proud to call their Home Field! Without you, none of this would be possible!!
Again, we thank everyone involved in making Tustin Pony great!
We hope to see you again in the Fall!
Pony Bat Rule
Bats bearing the USA Baseball licensing mark are available at all major retailers.
This document outlines our COVID-19: Tustin Youth Baseball Association/Tustin Pony Baseball Return to Practice/Play that we will be following going forward.
Find out if our fields are open for play!
For school fields only (including Currie Middle School), not for city fields.
Phone: (714) 730-7327 option 1
Thank you Luis Salinas!
After several years of service to Tustin Pony Baseball, its athletes and parents, Luis Salinas has decided to resign from his position as Vice President effective January 21, 2020. The Board is extremely grateful for Luis and his years of dedicated service to the league. We wish him well in all of his future endeavors.