FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact:
Freeholder Director Stephen J. Dalina
Chair, Parks and Recreation Committee
732-745-4593

County Softball Leagues Forming

JANUARY 16, 2009 – Teams are being sought for the 2009 Middlesex County Spring Men’s Slo-Pitch and Co-Ed Softball Leagues.

“Our softball leagues offer opportunities for fun, friendly competition,” said Freeholder Director Stephen J. “Pete” Dalina, chair of the County’s Parks and Recreation Committee.

The Men’s Slo-Pitch Doubleheader Softball League will begin play March 29. Games are held Sunday afternoons at Thomas Edison Park (behind Middlesex County College) and Warren Park in Woodbridge. First games start at noon.

The season is expected to run through late July or August, depending on the number of rainouts and play-off schedules.

Entrance fee is $310 per team, which includes an $84 forfeit fee deposit. Umpire fees are $21 per game additional. Complete roster and payment is due March 6.

The 2009 Co-Ed Softball League will begin play in early to mid-April. Games are held Thursday evenings, starting at either 6:30 or 7:45 p.m. Games are scheduled to be played at Thomas Edison Park and, if needed, Raritan Bay Park in South Amboy.

Entrance fee is $410, which includes an $84 forfeit fee deposit. Umpire fees are $21 per game additional. Complete roster and payment is due March 20.

Space is limited, and teams will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Payment for both leagues must be made by check or money order and made payable to: Treasurer – Middlesex County.

Mail completed roster and payment to:
                        Middlesex County Parks and Recreation Department
                        P.O. Box 661
                        New Brunswick, NJ 08903
                        Attn: Erin Drakoulis
  
For further information on either league, contact Erin Drakoulis at 732-745-4222 or via e-mail: erin.carroll@co.middlesex.nj.us.