Greater Altoona Girls Softball AssociationAltoona, IA

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2018 Recreational League Information

Click here to register (Dec 15, 2017 - Feb 23, 2018)

The main goal of the GAGSA Recreational League is to ensure that the players are in a fun, positive environment while learning and expanding their softball skills. Our rec league promotes a sense of belonging for everyone. We emphasize teamwork and the sense of individual success that contribute to team sports.

League Rules and Coaches Handbook 

USSS Rulesbook for reference or USSSA - United States Specialty Sports Association

League Director - Jenny Crawford
Assistant to the League Director/Registration - Reyna Immerfall
6U Representative - Dawn Winter
8U Representative - Alex Weigel
10U Representative - Emily Blackford
12U+ Representative - Courtney Marks

The league provides:

  • Clinics
  • Secondary medical insurance for players while participating in games or practices
  • Player uniform tops and socks
  • Team and individual pictures and a participation trophy for each player
  • Field maintenance
  • Player equipment and supplies (note: all team equipment is shared)
  • 9 regular league games and end of the season tournament.

Player is required to provide their own glove. Player may also bring, for personal use: bat, helmet with face mask, fielding face mask, cleats, or slider.

Costs:

Child 1 - $80 Registration + $15 *Capital Improvement fee + $40 **Volunteer fee (refunded at time of volunteering)
Child 2 - $70 Registration + $15 *Capital Improvement fee + $40 **Volunteer fee (refunded at time of volunteering)
Child 3+ - $0 Registration, $15 *Capital Improvement fee + $40 **Volunteer fee (refunded at time of volunteering)

*Capital Improvement fee is in lieu of fundraising.
**$40 is refunded for each weekend shift working in either the concession stand, grill or fields. $20 is refunded for each concession stand shift during the week.
In order to get refunded, you MUST sign up to volunteer. To sign up today, click on the Home Tab and then Volunteering.

Draft will be March 20, 2018.

Pictures are April 14, 2018 at Southeast Polk JUNIOR HIGH School. More details to come.

Rec league practices will begin in early April. The date, time and number of practices will be determined by each coach.

Rec league games will be played in the evenings on Monday-Thursday. The season starts in mid-May and is done by the end of June.

End of Season rec league tournament is scheduled for June 18, 19, & 20, 2018. Rain makeup on June 21st..

Scholarship Application

Division Age Chart 2018

*Season Age
as of 12/31/2017
  Division
5 or 6   6U
7 or 8   8U
9 or 10   10U
11 or 12    12U
 13 – 16    14U/16U

*Players may request to play up in age group.