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Ararat Babe Ruth Softball (Ages 9-12)
Registration Deadline for Softball is Midnight on April 1st, 2021. If you have missed this deadline please call Topsham Parks and Recreation to discuss available options, (207) 725-1726.
Topsham Babe Ruth Softball is for children ages 9- 12 (as of 12/31/20).
The Topsham Program is part of a larger League, Ararat Babe Ruth Softball League, that is comprised of Bowdoin, Bowdoinham, and Topsham. Games are played with the towns listed plus Brunswick.
Practices and home games are held at Foreside Field on either Hillside Field or Riverside Field.
Teams are made in the following categories:
Minor: Minor teams are made up of mostly 9 and 10 year olds (*8 year olds that have above average skills may try out to be placed on a minor team. 11 year olds that are first time players will usually be placed here).
Major: Major teams are made up of mostly 11 and 12 year olds (10 year olds that have above average skills may tryout to be placed on a major team. 11 & 12 year olds that are first time players may be placed on a minor team).
Registration is closed on the due date or when teams are full. Late registrations will only be accepted if there is space available.
- For more information about rules associated with this change see here: https://www.baberuthleague.org/bat-rules.aspx
- It is not necessary to purchase a bat for your child in this program. The recreation department provides bats for all teams for practice and game use. We have purchased new bats that meet the new requirements.
Volunteers - We Need You!
- The SUCCESS of our program depends on YOU, our volunteers. We count on YOU to help out, however it works best for you.
- Giving your time is really important, but if you can’t do that, then donations are welcome toward improving the field and upgrading our equipment.
- Please choose one or more choices from the following volunteer opportunities during registration.
- If you choose Coach or Ass’t. Coach, be sure to fill out an applicationif you’ve never coached for us before. Contact Topsham Parks and Recreation at (207)725-1726