Pickens Recreation now taking baseball, softball registrations

PICKENS — Baseball and softball registrations are being taken now through Feb. 19 at the Pickens Recreation Center on Sangamo Road in Pickens.

The following age divisions are offered: instructional (coed) — 4 year olds; tee ball/coaches pitch (coed) — 5-6 year olds; pitching machine (coed) — 7-8 year olds; boys baseball minors — 9-10 year olds; boys baseball O-zone — 11-12 year olds; boys baseball boys — 13-14 year olds; boys baseball majors — 15-19 year olds; girls softball darlings — 7-8 year olds; girls softball angels — 9-10 year olds; girls softball ponytails — 11-12 year olds; girls softball belles — 13-15 year olds.

Following registration, a skills/evaluation day will be held for each age division.

The registration fee provides a jersey and cap for each player. The fee is $45 for in-city residents and $55 for out-of-city residents.

For tee ball, pitching machine and baseball, league age is that age attained by the participant prior to May 1, 2016. Birthdate for girls’ softball is their age as of Dec. 31, 2015. Birth certificates are required at registration.

If you are interested in coaching or need additional information, call the Recreation Department at 878-2296.