Practice for the Softball season begins Monday, June 2. Games begin June 9, and the season runs for nine weeks.
Leagues have games scheduled on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays and practices on Tuesdays and Thursdays. If games are not scheduled, practices are usually held. Game times are the same as practice times. Game / practice times are as follows:
- 4th Grade: D Minor at 12:30 pm
- 5th Grade: D Major at 2:00 pm
- 6th Grade: C League at 3:30 pm
- 7th Grade and Up: B League at 9:00 am
Download game schedules here:
D Minor Schedule
D Major Schedule
C League Schedule
B League Schedule
Participants must be entering the fourth grade in the fall of 2014 to begin the program. Those who turn 15 years of age on or before May 1, 2014, will not be allowed to participate in the B League baseball program, but are encouraged to try out for Teeners or Smitties Legion Baseball.
All equipment is provided except for personal items (i.e., gloves, caps, and shoes). Players may not wear steel cleats. Rubber-soled turf shoes are allowed. Every player will be issued a uniform that must be returned at the end of the season.
Petition to Move a Level Up
The Aberdeen Parks, Recreation, and Forestry Department has developed a petition process whereby a youth, with parental consent, may request to move up one level in the baseball / softball program. Petition applications for moving up may be picked up at the Parks, Recreation, and Forestry office at 225 Third Avenue SE.
The deadline for submitting requests is Friday, April 25, if you plan to register on Saturday, May 3 (Special Registration Day). Otherwise, the last day for submitting requests is Friday, May 2. Youth who
will be in third grade Peewee League may also petition up to the baseball / softball program.
Print out petition form here
There is a $35 fee for baseball to be paid at the time of registration. A $3 late fee will be added after May 21. Receive a 20% discount by registering on Saturday, May 3, 2014 from 8 am to 1 pm.
Baseball Uniform Distribution
Youth baseball players are instructed to stop in to the Aberdeen Recreation and Cultural Center, located at 225 Third Avenue SE, during the following days at the designated time for their league, or at open times, and receive their baseball uniforms.
|Wednesday, June 4
- 11:00 am - 12:00 noon: B / C Leagues
- 12:00 noon - 2:00 pm: Open (any player)
- 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm: D Major / D Minor
|Thursday, June 5
- 11:00 am - 4:00 pm: Open (any player)
If you have any questions or would like more information, please review the current brochure and contact the Parks, Recreation, and Forestry Department at (605) 626-7015.