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Fall 2020 Softball info and sign up link

East Ridge Fall Softball-Coaches are needed

If you would like to coach please email sskiles@eastridgetn.gov

Softball: age as of Jan.1st 2020 is the age in which you will play.

Ages offered: 5/6, 7/8, 9/10, 11/12, and (13/14) Softball only.

Fall signups will all be done online at the links: 

Softball online sign-ups  click here   

Online sign-ups will be open from July 15th-Aug. 7th 

Softball Includes: T-Shirt and Visor Cost 65.00

Softball players need cleats, pants, a belt, glove, helmet w/facemask, bat, faceguard (for players while in the field).

Practice will start around the 2nd week in Aug.  Practice times are in the evenings at 6:00 or 7:20pm. Practice times are chosen by the coaches. This will also be game times. Once season has started, Wednesday nights will be the only night we have open for practice.

Season start time for softball will be Tuesday Sept. 1st

Season will go through Oct. 29th

Baseball and softball teams will play around 10-12 games for the fall season.  We will also play teams from around the Chattanooga area, not just at Camp Jordan.

We use www.eastridgeparksandrec.com for field closures. 

**All coaches must complete a background at the following link, once done please send us an email at sskiles@eastridgetn.gov       

**All coaches must complete Heads up concussion training at the following link                 

**All coaches must complete Sudden Cardiac-Arrest Training at the following link or form

Softball program info

The City of East Ridge Parks and Recreation Softball program is open to players 5 thru 16 years old. The 5-8 year old divisions are coach pitch and the 9-16 divisions are competitive kid pitch. 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.

Spring teams are drafted in Early March. (ages 5-16) and practices begin shortly thereafter. The season starts in early April and concludes in May. Teams play approximately 14 games scheduled all days with the exception of Wednesday and Sunday. Teams typically play two or three games per week. Weeknight games begin at 6:00 and 7:30 PM, while weekend games can begin as early as 9:00 AM. Pre-season tournament games will be played on Wednesday and Sunday’s.

East Ridge Parks and Recreation Softball plays Scenic City Softball with other area leagues throughout Hamilton County.

The City of East Ridge provides a jersey, matching shorts and socks. Players/parents need to provide a glove, batting helmet with a face mask, bat, and cleats. These items may be purchased at any local sporting goods retailer. 

For questions please call:

Shawnna Skiles Shawnna

Shawnna Skiles Shawnna

Community Center Supervisor/Athletic Supervisor

Phone: 423-260-9190

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