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Come join girls ages 5-12 on the softball diamond. Practices will be held Monday-Friday in the evenings with weekend and some weekday games. Please see below for information on specific age groups, including season dates and late fees.
Shirts are provided for all levels. Grey uniform pants and socks (for rookies, minors and majors) are participants' responsibility. Amherst Rec Department provides a variety of bats for each team, but if you want to purchase your own, please check out the list of approved bats
Screenings are on
at the Amherst Middle School gym.
All players are required to attend screenings and bring their own glove
U6: 9 AM
U8: 10 AM
U10&U12: 11 AM
Softball ages are based on the participant's age on December 31, 2018.
5 & 6 year olds: T Ball (Softball)
Tee Ball introduces the player to organized softball.
Players will begin to learn the fundamentals of the game.
Emphasis is on skill development where batters hit from a ”T”.
No uniform pants required. Glove is required.
Teams can expect one practice per week and one game on Saturdays.
Practices begin the week of April 29th
Late Registration Fees begin April 3rd
7 & 8 year olds: Rookie
All 7 and 8 year olds will participate in a skills screening
Fundamentals of softball are reintroduced and reinforced for players.
Grey uniform pants, gloves, and cleats are required.
Late Fees begin on March 6th.
Outdoor practices will begin the week of April 1st, weather dependent.
Travel to surrounding towns is required for this division.
9-12 year olds: Minors/Majors
All players are required to attend the skills screening
Grey uniform pants and socks, gloves, and cleats required
Late fees begin March 6th
Outdoor practices will begin the week of April 1st, weather dependent
Travel to surrounding towns is required for this division
* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *
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