Step Up to the Plate for Adult Softball this Fall


Batter up - it’s time for adult softball! Registration for the City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department’s Adult Softball League is open until Thursday, Sept. 1. Teams can play on a 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. 12, the Tuesday Night Coed League starts Sept. 6 and the Friday Night Coed League begins Sept. 9. The season for each league is estimated to last 12-13 weeks, including playoffs.

A mandatory team manager meeting is at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 31 at the Martin Luther King Center’s meeting room, 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 $194 for city residents and $290.25 for non-city residents. Teams will not be registered until payment, the roster form and player contracts are submitted. All forms and other information is available on the Adult Athletics webpage at

Individuals wishing to sign up as free agents need to contact Michelle Weydert, program coordinator, at 352-359-5078 or

You must register in person at Thomas Center Building B, 3rd Floor, which is located at 306 NE Sixth Ave., and is open Monday-Thursday from 7 a.m.-6 p.m.

For additional information and media inquiries, please contact Shannon Keleher, CPRE, MBA, AFO, recreation manager, at 352-393-8526 or email

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