Spring Softball League
Update as of March 26, 2020
About the Program
Due to the stay-at-home order issued by St. Louis County, we are extending our start date of our Spring Softball League to Thursday, April 23. An email will be sent to all managers if this date changes and will be updated here.
Thank you for your interest in the Webster Groves Parks and Recreation slow pitch softball leagues. For the 2020 season, we offer a wide range of men's and coed leagues. Please read the information below carefully. If you have any questions please leave a voicemail for Kevin O’Brien - League Coordinator, at (314) 963-5686 (leave a message) or call Webster Groves Parks and Recreation Department at (314) 963-5600. You can also email Kevin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Softball Rainout Hotline: (314) 963-5343
Remaining Spots for Spring Softball League
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Spring 2020 Softball Season
Do not forget to fill out your alcohol permits and rosters. Please return them to the Webster Groves Recreation Complex in person or by fax to (314) 963-5685.
2020 Spring Softball Forms
Coed Softball Info
Men's Softball Info
2020 Spring Softball Schedules:
All leagues are for participants 18 years of age or older.
The Webster Groves Parks and Recreation staff reserves the right to restrict team placement in specific leagues/divisions based on their efforts to produce competitive balance and an enjoyable experience for each team.
We feature slow pitch softball played under current ASA rules (with some modifications) and we play with a 55 minute time limit not 60.. Check out the ASA website for a complete listing of outlawed bats. Spring leagues play 9 single games followed by a single elimination playoff tournament for the top teams. Men's leagues play 12 single games followed by a single elimination playoff tournament for the top teams. Games are scheduled for 7 innings, with a 55 minute time limit. Umpire, bases, and balls are supplied.
Game times for weeknight leagues will be scheduled for 6:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 8:30 p.m., and 9:30 p.m. Sunday coed times start at 3 p.m., games could start later in the day on Sundays depending on the number of teams that register.
All games are played at Blackburn Park, at the corner of Edgar and E. Jackson Roads. Blackburn Park features one lit softball field with an outfield fence (measurements: 258’ in left, 300’ in center, 278’ in right) and covered dugouts.
Blackburn Park also features, one non-lit softball field, a main shelter, restrooms, a large playground, several smaller shelters, tennis courts, and a walking path.
There is no concession stand on site. You may bring your own adult beverages with an alcohol permit. Permits are available at the Recreation Complex at no cost. Absolutely NO glass bottles are permitted in the park.
For softball field rentals, please call (314) 963-5600.