Slow Pitch Softball
The City of Mesa Parks, Recreation and
Commercial Facilities Department programs
softball leagues four times per year: Fall
(begins in October), Winter (begins in
January), Spring (begins in April), and
Summer (begins in July). Each season
consists of Men's, Women's and Co-Rec leagues.
A variety of skill classifications are
- 'B+' (highest skill level of
competition - Advanced)
- 'B' (moderate skill level
competition - Intermediate)
- 'C' (low skill level of competition
- 'D' (lowest skill level of
competition - Beginner)
All new teams must start in the "B" division,
unless proof is provided that the team is a
lower division team. Any team
starting below the "B" division the first
season with the City of Mesa and wins their
league will be disqualified from tournament
play and league awards. A
roster must be submitted 72 hours prior to
registering in a lower division. A
team cannot register until a roster has been
reviewed and approved. Please submit
rosters early, review process will take up
to 72 hours. In addition a team
may be dropped from the league without a
refund if the team skill level is higher
than the average skill level for that
division. Please call
our office if your new team is requesting to
start below the "B" division or if you have questions regarding
which league your team should register in.
SOFTBALL FEE $520 PER TEAM
Winter Season Registration -
Begins TUESDAY, January 6 @ 8a.m. until
January 16. (First
Come First Served).
Winter season scheduled to begin
Friday, January 23.
Call for late registration information.
- A team must have an
online account prior to registration,
please visit our website to set up your
- Current League fee is $520 per team
for "Double Header" Sunday - Friday.
- Registration is not complete until a
receipt is received.
No refunds, unless the league is
players' bats must pass a barrel
compression test to play. Bats
that have a blue City of Mesa Adult
Sports sticker are legal for use for the
Summer & Fall 2014 season and do not need to be
tested unless a staff member pulls it to
be tested again. If you would like to
use a bat that is not yet tested, call
to schedule an appointment,
480-644-4196. Any bat initially
passing the compression test and then
found to be altered will result in a 10
year suspension for the user and owner
of the bat.
All bats will need to be tested again
for use in the Winter 2015 season as the
blue stickers will no longer be
acceptable for play.
General League Information:
- All players must be at least 16
years old as of the first night of the
league to participate.
- All teams are guaranteed 14
scheduled games per season (Double
- Leagues are offered Sunday through
- A minimum of 12 players are needed
to register with a maximum of 20.
- A drop/add period will be in place
for three weeks from the initial season
start date. During this period
teams may make three additions to the roster.
After the deadline, all rosters will be
- Game times Monday - Friday start no
earlier than 6:30pm with the latest
games starting no later than 9:30pm.
Sunday games start no earlier than
5:30pm or 6:30pm with the latest games
starting no later than 8:30pm or 9:30pm
- depending on the season. Game
duration is 55 minutes based on run
rules in effect.
- Leagues will play at only one sports
complex (depending on the league):
- Kleinman - Red
Mountain - Skyline
- End of season single elimination
tournament for the top 4 teams may be
different complexes and on different days.
- Current league fee is $520 per
team. Sunday - Friday Leagues are all
- Registration is for full teams only.
- The top 4 teams in each league may
play the top teams from other league/s
in the same division in a season ending
single elimination tournament.
- League winners receive
t-shirts and tournament champions receive a
- All individuals ejected from a
game/park will have their name posted on
the website's ejection list.
Individuals looking to join a team, may be
placed on the free agent/players list.
Player information is made available to
coaches seeking additional players only.
Free agent listing does not guarantee
placement on a team.
Interested in Umpiring?
Tiffany with your name, contact
information and experience. No need to
apply if you do not have a great attitude.