Get on Base this Fall with Adult Softball


It’s time to step up to the plate! Registration for the City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department’s Adult Softball League is open until Friday, Aug. 31. Teams can play on the Monday Men’s League or Tuesday and Friday Coed Leagues. Joining a softball league is a great opportunity for office workers, church groups and other organizations to network, have fun and meet new friends!

The Monday Night Men’s League starts Sept. 10; the Tuesday Night Coed League starts Sept. 11 and the Friday Night Coed League begins Sept. 14. The season for each league ends Friday, Dec. 14.

A mandatory team manager meeting is Thursday, Sept. 6 at 7 p.m. at the Martin Luther King Jr. Multipurpose Center meeting room, which is located at 1028 NE 14th St. All team managers are expected to attend, as well as individuals still looking to join a team.

The cost for each team is $203.50 for city residents and $304.75 for non-city residents. Teams will not be registered until payment, the roster form and all player contracts are submitted.

All forms and information are available on the Adult Athletics webpage at

Teams must register in person at Thomas Center Building B, 3rd Floor, which is located at 306 NE Sixth Ave., and is open Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Please bring proof of residency when you come to register.

For program information and those individuals wishing to sign up as free agents, please contact Scott Chase, program coordinator, at 352-393-8751 or

For interviews and other media inquiries, please contact William Marcantel, recreation manager, at 352-393-8526 or

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