Last Updated: January 14, 2016

2016 Softball Season is approaching quickly!!!!!

The LGSA is excited to announce we will once again be

using League Lineup due to the simplicity of navigation! 

 

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2016 Registrations

Online registration is NOW available ~ Online payment required

(Click on the link located above, right side)

For registrations paying by check The 2016 paper registration form

is available HERE for download.  Please fill it out and mail it to

the address on the form alone with your payment.  

        PLEASE be aware that a coach will not contact you until after MARCH 23, 2016.

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About Us:                        
The LGSA is a non-profit & 501C3 certified entity.  The LGSA consists of a 100% volunteer board/members (of 10-17 members) donating their time and effort to support and promote youth softball in the Lancaster area.  The LGSA hosts 2 yearly recreational youth softball seasons, several all-star tournaments & 4-6 travel softball tournaments each year.  With over 60 rec teams and close to 700 players every year, the LGSA is a LARGE operation. Coed ages 4-6 & Girls from the age 7 through 18 participate in the LGSA.  During the Regular LGSA season, the LGSA League tournaments plus our travel tournaments the LGSA will host over 800 softball games yearly. 
                         
ASA Insured & Sanctioned:                    
The LGSA, it's teams and players are insured and sanctioned under the ASA (Amateur Softball Association).  The umpires used are also certified ASA umpires with years of experience.
                         
LGSA Complex(s)                      
Martens Park and Lancaster Parks & Rec has hosted the LGSA for over 20 years. The concession stand, shelter house, outfield fences, split rail fence, side fences, backstop improvements, dugouts, paving of dugouts, scoreboards, sponsor board, storage buildings, electrical improvements have all been paid for and put in place by the LGSA.  The LGSA has it's own diamond "rig", tractor, golf cart and many pieces of field maintenance equipment. This enables games to be played at Martens when other parks cancel.  This is done with proceeds from registrations, tournaments and the concession stand proceeds.  It should be noted that once improvements are completed they become property of the City of Lancaster Parks Department.  We also have limited access to Maher Park, Miller Park and Mary Burnum Park Fields.
                         
LGSA Re-Investment / Recent Major Projects        
 
       
2013 - $20,000 - 125 Tons of Field dirt & Field Improvements Completed (Martens & Maher Parks)          
2013 - $2,000 - Metal dugout roofs installed (Martens Park 4 fields)              
2014 - $10,000 - Fence Installations & repairs (Martens & Maher Parks)              
2014 - $10,000 - Purchase Kabota Tractor                  
2015 - $30,000 - Martens Park Concession Stand Remodel & Security System Installation          
2015 - $2,000 - Maher Park field #9 - New metal dugout benches installed            
                         
Lancaster Parks and Recreations                  
Lancaster Parks and Recreations has partnered with the LGSA for over 20 yrs.  Without their support as well as the city of Lancaster, the LGSA wouldn't exist and thrive like it does today.  Together we make a best in class recreational softball program in Lancaster.  Lancaster Parks & Rec provide the fields, trash removal, landscaping, restrooms, water, power, parking, storage, manpower, equipment (as needed), etc to assist the LGSA with running our league and keeping our softball fields/parks best in the State.
                         
Players and Communities involved in the LGSA                
The League is open to players from Fairfield and Surrounding counties and we have players from the following communities participating in the LGSA: Lancaster, Bremen, Amanda, Logan, Rockbridge, Rushville, Pleasantville, Circleville, Laurelville, Baltimore, Carroll, Johnstown, Newark, Grove City, Thornville, Enterprise, Sugar Grove, Millersport, Canal Winchester and Columbus.
             
 
         
Divisions & Player Ages (Division based on player's age on Jan 1st of current year)          
6u ages 4-6 Coach Pitch & T-Ball                  
8u ages 7-8 Coach Pitch                  
10u ages 9-10 Player Pitch                  
12u ages 11-12 Player Pitch                  
High School ages 13-18 Player Pitch                  
Note: players can elect to play up 1 division if desired                  
                         
Season(s):       Register Starts Ends Cost Includes      
Spring Recreational Season (ages 4-12) Jan-Mar April June $75 ($65 for 6u) Uniforms, Team Batting Helmets, Team Catcher's gear, Coaches & Umpires
Spring Recreational Season (ages 13-18) Jan-Apr May July $75 Uniforms, Team Batting Helmets, Team Catcher's gear, Coaches & Umpires
Fall Recreational Season (ages 7-14) Jun-Jul Aug Sep $50 Uniforms, Team Batting Helmets, Team Catcher's gear, Coaches & Umpires