Youth Softball

Summer 2020 Program Safety Plans
Click here for more information
  1. Gene Morsching

    Recreation Superintendent

How to Register:

  • In Person: ARCC 225 3rd Ave SE
  • Over the Phone: (605)626-7015


Practice for the softball season begins Monday, June 1. Games begin June 9, and the season runs for eight weeks.


A, B, and C League games are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Practices is on Mondays and Wednesdays. Game / practice times are as follows:

The 2020 game schedules will be posted the first week of practice.

  • 3rd-4th Grade: C League at 1:00 pm 
  • 5th-6th Grade: B League at 2:15 pm
  • 7th thru 12th Grade: A League at 3:30 pm 


Participants must be entering the third grade in the Fall of 2020 to begin in the program.


All equipment is provided except for personal items (i.e., gloves, caps, and shoes). Players may not wear steel cleats. Rubber-soled turf shoes are allowed.


There is a $34.00 fee for softball to be paid at the time of registration. A $3.00 late fee will be added after May 19 May 25. Receive a 20% discount by registering on Tuesday, May 5, 2020 Thursday, May 14, 2020 beginning at 7:00 am.

Softball Uniform Distribution

Youth softball players are instructed to stop in to the Aberdeen Recreation and Cultural Center, located at 225 Third Avenue SE, during the following days at the designated time for their league, or at open times, and receive their softball uniforms.

Wednesday, June 3
  • 11:00 am - 12:00 noon: A / B Leagues
  • 12:00 noon - 2:00 pm: C League / Open (any player)
  • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm: Open (any player)
Thursday, June 4
  • 11:00 am - 4:00 pm: Open (any player)

Contact Us

If you have any questions or would like more information, please review the current brochure and contact the Parks, Recreation, and Forestry Department at 605-626-7015.

Petition to Move a Level Up
The Aberdeen Parks, Recreation, and Forestry Department has developed a petition process whereby a youth, with parental consent, may request to move up one level in the baseball / softball program. Petition applications for moving up may be picked up at the Parks, Recreation, and Forestry office at 225 Third Avenue SE.

The deadline for submitting requests is Wednesday, April 29, 2020 Tuesday, May 12, 2020, if you plan to register on Tuesday, May 5, 2020 Thursday, May 14, 2020 (Summer Kick-off Registration Day). Otherwise, the last day for submitting requests is Friday, May 8, 2020 Friday, May 22, 2020. Youth who will be in third grade Peewee League may also petition up to the baseball / softball program.

Petition form - please call the office at 626-7015 for more information