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Parks & Recreation
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Parks & Recreation
5970 W. Brown St.
Glendale AZ  85302
623-930-2820

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ADULT SPORTS                                          Adult Softball Leagues | Sports Classes


Adult Softball Leagues

Adult Softball Leagues

Thanks to all who have played in our past leagues and supporting our program. We know you have many choices when it comes to playing in city softball leagues, and we’re very appreciative your choice is Glendale. For those of you who are considering Glendale leagues for the first time, it is our goal to provide you the best experience every season. Also, if you’re an individual looking for a team, we can help. We have great success in placing individuals on teams. Ultimately, we strive to provide you, your friends and family a wonderful recreation experience. We offer four season each year, so if you have a seasonal preference, we have it. Good luck this season and, most of all, enjoy.

Fall League Registration Starts September 8! Click here for details.

LEAGUE SIGN UP TAKES PLACE AT THE GLENDALE PARKS & RECREATION OFFICE, 5970 W. BROWN ST., 8 A.M. TO 5 P.M. MONDAY – FRIDAY. LEAGUES BEGIN ON THE DATES NOTED IN BOX BELOW.

If you’re an individual looking for a team, we can help! We have great success in placing individuals on teams. If you need help being placed on a team or have any questions about the Adult Sports program, please contact Mike Davis at 623-930-2841 or mdavis@glendaleaz.com.

Adult Sports program participants must be age 18 or older. To receive Glendale resident rates, proof of residency must be provided. Proof must show address and be current within 60 days. Examples include driver’s license, water bill, etc. Teams will pay the maximum non-resident fee until proof of residency is verified, then a refund will be issued for the appropriate amount. Refunds take 7-10 business days.

For information on the adult softball leagues, please call Mike D. at 623-930-2841 or mdavis@glendaleaz.com.

Click here for the Adult Softball Schedules/Standings

GLENDALE ADULT SOFTBALL FORMAT

Sign up for a variety of adult leagues six nights a week. The Glendale Parks and Recreation rules along with ASA modified rules will be applied. Team trophy and shirts are awarded to first place teams and a team trophy for runner-up and 3rd place teams. Entries spaces are limited for 8 teams in each division.

  • REGISTRATION STATUS:
    FEES FOR RETURNING/NEW RESIDENT TEAMS OR NON RESIDENT TEAMS: $505-$595 depending on your team status. To b a resident team you must have at least 4 Glendale residents on your roster. ($50 off registration fees for attending the mandatory coaches meeting (Coaches meeting are held 2 – 3 weeks prior to start of each season.
  • SOFTBALL SEASONS:
    Games will be played on some holidays only excluding a few.
    WINTER SEASON: January – mid March
    SPRING SEASON: early April – mid June
    SUMMER SEASON: late July – late September
    FALL SEASON: early October – mid December
  • LEAGUE/LOCATIONS (can change from season to season)
    All leagues play double headers format one night a week. 14 games double header regular season with end of the season with single elimination tournament at these locations. 15 GAMES GUARANTEED!
    FSC=Foothills Sports Complex, 19070 N. 57th Ave.
    SRSC=Sahuaro Ranch Sports Complex, 9895 N. 63rd Ave.
  • LEAGUE FORMAT: All DIVISION will consist of eight (8) teams.
  • GAME TIMES: Fridays: 6:30, 7:30, 8:30, 9:30 p.m. • Sundays: 5:30, 6:30, 7:30, 8:30 p.m.

FALL 2014 LEAGUE INFORMATION

ORGANIZATIONAL MEETINGS: MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 8 at the Glendale Main Library, 5959 W. Brown St. RETURNING TEAMS: 6 p.m. • NEW TEAMS: 7 p.m.
Teams represented by a manager or team player during the entire meeting will receive a $50 DISCOUNT for league sign up. Meeting topics will include league format, rule changes, how to sign up and lottery information.

SIGN UP PACKETS will be available at the Glendale Parks & Recreation office, located inside the Glendale Adult Center, 5970 W. Brown St., beginning September 9.

ROSTER/TEMPORARY RECEIPT DEADLINE: RETURNING TEAMS roster and temporary receipt is due upon registration September 9-12 at the Parks and Recreation office, 5970 W. Brown St. NEW TEAM packets with rosters and temporary receipt are due Thursday, September 11, by 5 p.m.

CONFIRM RESIDENTS: New teams who choose to be a resident team may call 623-930-2841 on or after September 11 to confirm team resident status.

FEES: Returning and Glendale resident teams: $505 • New Resident Teams (minimum number of 4 Glendale residents): $505 • New non-resident Teams: $595. Price includes double-header, 14-game regular season and a single-elimination tournament; administrative fees; ASA registration fee; softballs; lights; awards for winning teams; officials and field staff. $50 off league fees will be given to teams who attend the organizational meeting. The above listed rates do NOT include the $50 discount.

NUMBER OF TEAMS: Leagues are based on 8 maximum, 6 minimum. If leagues do not fill, teams will be placed in another league if space permits.

FORMAT/DAYS/LOCATIONS: Teams play a double-header format one night a week at the times and locations in the box. (FSC = Foothills Sports Complex, 19070 N. 57th Ave. SRP = Sahuaro Ranch Sports Complex, 63rd Ave & Mountain View Rd.)

League Night Park Start Date
Coed C/D Friday FSC Sept. 26
Coed B/C Friday SRP Sept. 26
Coed B/C Sunday SRP Sept. 21
Coed C/D Sunday SRP Sept. 21
Men’s CL Tuesday SRP Sept. 23
Men's D Tuesday SRP Sept. 23
Men’s D Wednesday SRP Sept. 24
Men’s C Thursday SRP Sept. 25
Men's D Thursday SRP Sept. 25

Need a venue for your next sports event?
Glendale Parks & Recreation offers a variety of sports fields rental options.
For details, click here.


SPORTS CLASSES
Ages 13+ unless noted otherwise.

ADULT CO-ED RACQUETBALL LEAGUES
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Adult coed, points-based leagues are offered on Monday and Wednesday evenings. Beginners and intermediates play on Mondays and advance players on Wednesdays. No league Oct. 13 and Nov. 10. For more information, call 623-930-4610. 2 hours. Instructor: BLAINE. • $25 (non-resident $33). Click here for details.

joggerGO THE DISTANCE! -HALF MARATHON TRAINING GROUP
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Thinking about running a half marathon? This is a 16-week build-up to the Jan. 18, PF Chang Half Marathon. All running speeds/abilities welcome. Participants should be comfortable running a total of 10-15 miles/week at approximately 4 miles an outing without stopping. The half marathon training consists of 3 days of training, two “on your own” runsand one group run held on Sundays at 7 a.m. beginning Sept. 28. For more information, call Darren (Certified Running Coach), at 623-930-4610. Fee does NOT include half marathon entry. • $82 (non-resident $100). Click here for details.

COUCH POTATO TO 5K BEGINNING RUNNING PROGRAM
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Go from couch to the 5K finish line with training that gradually increases your endurance and fitness level. Receive guidance every step of the way in a fun group setting. On Dec. 20, those interested in putting their skills to the test can meet at the Reach 11 Sports Complex for the Jingle Bell Run 5K (separate registration fee). Ages 8+. Ages under 16 must have parent/guardian registered for class. For more information, call Darren (Certified Running Coach), at 623-930-4610. • $39 (non-resident $49). Click here for details.

GOLF 101
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GOLF 101 is designed to teach everything you need to play in just a few lessons. PGA professionals will show you there are lots of ways to play by combining fun, friends and fitness. Ages 18+. 1 hour. Instructor: HARRISON, PGA. • $99 (non-resident $119). Click here for details.

CARDIO TENNIS
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Get in shape quick and have some fun! Workout in our fast-paced tennis drills set to high-energy music. Open to all skill levels. Cardio tennis is the fastest growing tennis program in the U.S. Don’t miss out on all the fun! Ages 19+. 1 hour. Instructor: PASEO RACQUET CENTER PROFESSIONALS. • $45 (non-resident $54). Click here for details.

tennisTENNIS
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TENNIS I: For those who have played little or no tennis. Learn the basic strokes to enjoy the game. TENNIS II: For those who have graduated from Tennis I or haven’t played for a while. Learn advanced strokes, scoring and playing strategies. Ages 19+. 1 hour. Instructor: PASEO RACQUET CENTER PROFESSIONALS. • $66 (non-resident $79). Click here for details.

JAPANESE JUDO
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Learn basic judo postures and salutations, how to move on the mat, control your opponent and be thrown safely. Techniques of grappling, locking, choking, escaping and sequence combinations will also be demonstrated and taught. No class Oct. 13. Ages 15+. 1-½ hours. Instructor: DR. MOORE. • $21 (non-resident $25). Click here for details.

SHOTOKAN KARATE
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Learn traditional Japanese-style karate basics, forms and sparring. Emphasis is placed on traditional manners and self-discipline. Beginning students will receive a Gi (karate uniform). Classes are available 5 days a week, 7 scheduled class times available. Students are suggested to train at least 3 days a week. 1 hour. Instructor: HYDER/STAFF. • $157 (non-resident $188). Click here for details.


Click here for more adult Exercise and Sports classes available.

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