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Softball program info

The City of East Ridge Parks and Recreation Softball program is open to players 5 thru 16 years old. The age group determination cut-off date is January 1 of the current year. Participants may play up a division, but may not play down.

T-ball is 3/4. Coach Pitch is 5/6 and 7/8.

Kid pitch is 9/10, 11/13 and 13/16

Softball players/parents are to provide, cleats, glove, helmet w/facemask, bat, faceguard (for players while in the field) and if necessary, shin pads. 

Practice should start around the week of August 10.  Practice times are 6pm and 7:15pm.  Once season has started, we play games. We will offer Wednesday night for any team that would like to practice as that will be the only time, we have fields open. Games days Mon, Tues, and Thurs.

 Softball teams will play around 12-14 games for the season.  We will also play teams from around the area. Not just at Camp Jordan.

East Ridge Fall Softball 2022

Sign ups open July 1 - August 14

Registration Link: Click Here 

Fee: $55.00 Includes Shirt and Visor

Softball Ages: 5/6, 7/8, 9/10, 11/13, 13/16

Age as of January 1, 2023. In the Fall you play up and what you would be playing in the Spring of 2023.

Practice starts: August 10. Season: Sept 6 - November 4.

For Teeball or Baseball please visit: Baseball (

Interested in Coaching? This is the corner for you

East Ridge Parks and Rec are always welcoming volunteer coaches. We look for passionate people, know the game, respect the game, and willing to give back to the kids. It starts with you in order to have a successful season. 

If you have any questions or want more information reach out to Avery Gallam 423-710-6100 or

In order to be a coach you will have to complete the following things below:

  • Background Check Click the link  
  • Heads up concussion training Click the following link  
  • Sudden Cardiac-Arrest Training Click the following link or form

For questions please call:

Avery Gallam

Avery Gallam

Athletics Coordinator

Phone: 423-710-6100

8U State Champions

Parents & Kids

All children in the park are required to have a parent or guardian with them at all times. To prevent kids from getting hurt, lost, or tearing things up we ask everyone to work together to keep each other safe.