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DSC_0002ADULT SOFTBALL – SIGN-UP NOW!: Get your bats and gloves ready; it’s time for adult softball for ages 18 & up at the Bob Ryan Softball Complex.  Please click here for more info.  Team registration is ongoing.

DSC_00632014 YOUTH SOFTBALL & BASEBALL OPENING DAY: Click here for photo’s from Opening Day ceremonies.

DSC_0129TIM KERSEY VOLUNTEER MEMORIAL PAVILION DEDICATION: Click here for photo’s from the pavilion dedication ceremony.

10171765_10151966022722217_1933881820_nSUMMER FUN EXPO: Please join us on May 17th for activities, games, info. on summer camps, arts & crafts, etc.  Please contact Valerie Campbell  at vcampbell@buttscounty.org or 770-775-8228 for more information.

Tumble - High Springs FLFORCE TUMBLE TEAM NEWS: Four athletes from the REC Force Tumble Team traveled to High Springs, FL to compete in the “Flippin into Spring” Invitational hosted by Tumblemaina Gym. Ansley Lenning placed 3rd in the 8 & under Sub Novice Division, Erika Nare placed 1st in the 9 & 10 yr old Sub Novice Division, Merrilee Parson placed 4th in the 9 & 10 year old Novice Division and Kaitlyn Eidson placed 1st in the 10 & under Intermediate Division. Next stop for the team is the USTA State Meet scheduled for May 3rd in John’s Creek.  Please contact Valerie Campbell  at vcampbell@buttscounty.org or 770-775-8228 for more information.  Pictured: Head Coach Jason Edwards, Coach Jessica Edwards, Athletes; Merrilee Parson, Ansley Lenning, Erika Nare and Kaitlyn Eidson

NEW! 2014 YOUTH BASEBALL & SOFTBALL SCHEDULES: Click 2014 Youth Softball Schedule for the Youth Softball Schedule.  Click  for the 2014 Youth Baseball Schedule.  Click 2014 Four Year Old Instructional Schedule for the 2014 Four Year Old Instructional League Schedule.  Please contact Kenny Sims, ksims@buttscounty.org, 770-775-8228, for more information.

COMPETITIVE CHEER: Competitive Cheer teams are now being formed for the 2014-2015 cheer season. Teams will be offered for ages 5-14. Spring Practices begins Monday, March 24th. For more information, please contact Valerie Campbell, vcampbell@buttscounty.org or 770-775-8228.

SENIOR CENTER NEWS: The Senior Center is busy with many interesting programs.  Click BCSC NEWSFEED 4.07.14 for news & updates or call 770-775-8238.

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Youth Baseball & Softball Information

Volunteer coaches are needed for the Dept. of Leisure Services to offer the Youth Baseball and Softball programs. Without volunteer coaches, the number of available teams may be limited. Please contact Kenny Sims, ksims@buttscounty.org, 770-775-8228, for more information on volunteering as a head or assistant coach.

April 28th – May 2nd: No games or practices due to CRCT Testing.  Games will resume on Saturday, May 3rd.

New this year is “Select” baseball and softball for ages 9-10, 11-12 and 13-14. “Select” is a competitive opportunity for players and teams as they improve their skills and want to continue to play baseball at a more competitive level than traditional recreational baseball. It is intended for highly skilled players to have an opportunity to compete against other highly skilled players. Players are drafted according to skill level, and not every player who tries out will make the select team. Players, parents and coaches are to expect a greater time commitment than is needed for traditional recreational baseball. Any player who is not chosen for a select team will be assigned to the recreational baseball league. Click below for information sheets on 4 year old Instructional Baseball/Softball, Recreational Baseball, Select Baseball, Recreational Softball, and Select Softball.

Information Sheets:

Information Sheet 2014 – Recreational Baseball

Information Sheet 2014 – SELECT Baseball

Information Sheet 2014 – Recreational Softball

Information Sheet 2014 – SELECT Softball

Information Sheet 2014 – 4 Year Old Instructional

Inclement Weather Hotline

We have contracted with a new recording message server. They have promised NO BUSY SIGNALS even if 100 people call at the same time! This number will be used for rain out and weather-related messages. We will also record weekly announcements of upcoming special events! The new hotline number is 404-369-4242. Please click on this link for new and exciting information: http://www.sportsphonesolutions.com/5029/index.html