In-house Softball

Rosemount Area Athletic Association in-house softball is a volunteer non-profit organization committed to providing all girls in our community with an experience that promotes positive self-esteem, team spirit, and individual growth.

The in-house softball program is being revamped with a focus on preparing players for future competitive play either through the Shamrocks Slowpitch League or the RAAA Travelling Fastpitch program.  All girls who want to try softball are welcome!

RAAA in-house softball players can join the fun starting at the Pre-K/Kindergarten through Grade 4. Please see Shamrocks info below for grades 5-12. Preschoolers must be 5 years old on 9/1/2020 and attending Kindergarten Fall 2020. For all ages, please register for your current grade level (2019/20 school year)

Girls will be combined to play in the following groups:

  • Pre-K/Kindergarten | Wednesdays | May 13th – June 24th, 2020
    • This will be a clinic style program with some scrimmages to practice the skills learned
  • 1st and 2nd Grades | Tuesdays and Thursdays | May 4th – June 25th, 2020
    • Coach pitch with one practice and one game per week
  • 3rd and 4th Grades | Mondays and Wednesdays | May 4th – June 25th, 2020
    • Pitching machine with one practice and one game per week

Shamrocks Softball: 5th grade and up | Tuesdays and Thursdays | Shamrocks will be a part of the South Metro Slowpitch League. 

See Shamrock Page for all important information regarding this program.

Games and practices will begin at 6 or 7:15pm hosted at fields within the Rosemount community.

Information about Rosemount Traveling Fastpitch can be found here.

Program Dates

Registration opens February 1, 2020
Registration closes March 17, 2020

 

Season starts on May 4th, 2020

Contact Information

Heidi McDonald – Program Director

inhouse-softball@rosemount-aaa.org

David Chumbley – RAAA Softball Liason

Age Requirements

Must be entering Kindergarten in Fall 2020.

Equipment

RAAA in-house softball will provide the following:

  • Batting Helmets
  • Bats
  • Balls
  • Catchers Gear
  • Team Uniform

Players are asked to bring:

  • Glove (recommend 9 – 11.5 inch for players K-4th)
  • Tennis shoes or cleats (no metal cleats allowed)
  • Recommended:  Fielders face mask

Volunteer Opportunities

Parents: We need YOU!!

We need positive team coaches to help teach the girls participating in the program the basics of softball while having fun and making new friends. All coaches will receive guidance, including group training, and resources such as sample practice plans, lineup forms and links to more drill ideas. You do not need to be an expert in softball to help the players grow in their skills. Parent volunteers are essential to a successful program!

We will provide everything you need to ensure a fun and successful season.

 

 

Fees

PreK-Kindergarten- $50

1st/2nd & 3rd/4th – $75

Shamrocks – $120

Key Dates

Registration Closes March 17th!

Program Kickoff Event (DATE/LOCATION TBD): Meet your child’s coach and teammates, and pick up your uniform.

Coach Meeting: (DATE/LOCATION TBD): Required for all coaches to go over rules and resources.

 

 

Rules/Handbooks

Parent Handbook
1st/2nd
3rd/4th