Softball Leagues: Late sign ups are available on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday. Teams can start as late as September 15. Men's leagues are offered Sunday through Friday and coed leagues are offered Monday through Friday. Teams can choose anywhere from 8 games to 20 games.
Softball Field Improvements: There was major construction work on the softball fields and volleyball courts on August 10. Tony Sterk used a skidsteer to move 30 tons of stone and 30 tons of stone dust. We really appreciate Tony's work. It will take the infield a little time to pack down.
Sons of Summer Movie Update: Here are some links to articles on the movie http://www.mlive.com/east-grand-rapids/index.ssf/2014/07/former_world_series_champion_l.html http://www.mlive.com/east-grand-rapids/index.ssf/2014/07/director_hopes_sons_of_summer.html
http://www.mlive.com/jenison/index.ssf/2014/07/umpire.html Each of the people that showed up at Belknap Park will be in the movie. The producer, Michael Dault, will be contacting you. 30 to 35 people will be lead extras that will have more screen time. Email us if you are available for one day between September 15 and 20 and didn't sign up at Belknap. To learn more about the movie click http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1556704/?ref_=nv_sr_1
Softball Tournaments: For Beginner/Intermediate teams are Saturday, September 6 for men and Saturday, September 13 for coed. Rec Sports league teams pay $25 per team plus $13 per game for ump fees. Teams can choose start times and are guaranteed 3 games in a 4 to 5 hour time period. Rec Sports league teams get $75 off their 2nd tournament and $50 off their 3rd tournament.
Indoor Volleyball Leagues: Leagues begin September 24. Register early to save money and guarantee your spot. Leagues are offered at New Branches school just off 36th St between Eastern and Kalamazoo. There are limited openings available.
3 on 3 indoor basketball league: Leagues begin December 1 at Grace Bible College in Wyoming. Leagues are offered on Monday's and Thursday's. There are different divisions for different ability levels.
No Drinking Policy: Teams cannot drink alcohol by the parking lots or by the fields. If a player chooses to violate this policy, they will have to pay a $50 fine in order to participate at the facility.
Restaurant Update: The restaurant will be called Shots on the River. It will be the same menu and prices as Shots on Lake Michigan Drive in Walker. The new owners are hoping to be open by early September. They will be doing renovation prior to opening. The goal is to convert the hockey rink to an outdoor Tiki Bar and also have a serving area by the bridge by April of 2015.
We have leagues and tournaments for teams of all ability levels. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 532-BALL. The best time to reach us personally is between 1:00 and 4:30.
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