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Spring/Summer Adult Softball Leagues

This Amateur Softball Association (ASA)-sanctioned league is designed to accommodate all levels of play. All ASA rules apply with the exception of house rules that are stated in the Manager's Manual. (PDF 227.73 KB)

New this year: We are offering a Short-Handed League that plays Monday and Wednesday evenings.

Want to umpire this year? Take the ASA Umpire Class.

For more information contact Tim Fulton at 349-3742 or fultont@bloomington.in.gov

Registration and fee payment schedule

All teams that register and pay the full team fee by the registration deadline will be enered into a drawing to win a bat or set of uniform shirts from Worth Sports and Bloomington Parks and Recreation.

Feb. 24-March 21 Early Registration-Submit either online or paper registration with tentative rosters AND a minimum of half of the league fee.
April 9-17 Final rosters and remaining fees are due upon receiving schedule. Play begins April 20!

League Placement Meetings at a location TBD, March 26

Team managers are encouraged to attend. Division assignments will be posted on this Web page by 5 p.m. Thursday, March 27. Teams may contact Tim Fulton at 349-3742 with questions regarding league placements until 5 p.m. Friday, March 28. After 5 p.m. March 28, all league placements are final.

Women's Leagues, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Men's Leagues, 7:45-9 p.m.

Leagues/Days
Sunday Co-Rec B, C, D, and E
Monday Men's Comp, Men's Rec B, and Women's D, Men's and Women's Short-Handed Leagues
Tuesday Men's Rec 4D, 3D, 2D, and D
Wednesday Men's Comp, Men's Rec A, Men's Rec C, Men's and Women's Short-Handed Leagues
Thursday Men's Comp, Men's Rec E, Women's B, Women's C, and Women's E (Rec)
Friday All leagues have the possibility of Friday night games

Levels of Play
Competitive Men's Comp Divisions, Men's and Women's Short-Handed Leagues
Advanced Men's Rec A and B and Co-Rec C
Mid-Level Men's Rec C, Women's C, and Co-Rec C
Recreational
Men's Rec D, Women's D, and Co-Rec E
Beginner No Competitive Division players. Men's Rec E, Women's Rec E, and Co-Rec F

Short-Handed Softball League

Can't get enough players to field a softball team? Try our new Men's and Women's Short-Handed Leagues! These leagues are designed for smaller groups that would like to participate in adult softball. Games are played by three teams at once in a rotation format.

Quick explanation: Each team's roster is limited to seven players. All seven are placed in the batting order. Two teams supply five players each to fill the defensive positions on the field (the two teams alternate field positions) and play for three outs. Games are 60 minutes in length. Each team plays six games. Short-Handed Leagues play at the Competitive level, and games are scheduled on Mondays and Wednesdays. For ages 18 yrs. and up. Registration fee is $240 per team.

Early registration is held Feb. 24-March 21. Half the league fee ($120) is due by 3/21. Final rosters and remaining fees are due by April 18. Play begins the week of April 20.

ASA Umpire Class

This course encompasses Amateur Softball Association rules, mechanics, and positioning for anyone interested in becoming a certified ASA umpire. The class runs Monday through Thursday evenings for two weeks and participants must attend all eight sessions. Graduates of this class are qualified to umpire in adult and youth softball leagues offered by Bloomington Parks and Recreation. For ages 18 yrs. and up.

The registration fee for this class includes ASA registration and state umpire school fees. For more information, call Tim Fulton at 349-3742 or e-mail fultont@bloomington.in.gov.

M, T, W, Th 3/24-3/27 AND 3/31-4/3
6:30-8:30 p.m.
$85 ยท Register by 3/24 (Code 77001-A)