January 25, 2013 Midland Girls Softball League (MGSL), in collaboration with the Midland Parks and Recreation Department, announces spring softball registration.


The MGSL spring season is a six-week (five weeks of league play and one tournament week) recreational league for girls ages 5-15 in Midland and surrounding areas. The league is operated by the MGSL and Midland Parks and Recreation.


Most games are played at Sunrise Optimist Park (near the corner of Bay City and Waldo roads). Youth will play on one designated night of the week. Except for opening day, the end-of-season tournament and the 8U age group, all games are double headers at 5:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.


MGSL spring registration will be held at the following locations, dates and times:


MC Sports (917 Joe Mann Blvd.) Wednesday, February 13, 6-8:30 p.m.

Northwood University (DeVos Student Development Center) Saturday, February 16 1:30-3:30 p.m.

MC Sports (917 Joe Mann Blvd.) Wednesday, February 20, 6-8:30 p.m.


Walk-in and mail-in registrations will also be accepted at the Parks and Recreation Office (4811 N. Saginaw Rd.) from 8 a.m. 5 p.m., Monday Friday, beginning Monday, January 28. New for 2013, registrations can be made online by visiting www.midland-mi.org/softball. There is an online convenience charge for use of the online registration service.


The last day of spring registration is Friday, March 1. Registration is not guaranteed after this date. Girls will be put on a waiting list and only contacted if needed to complete a team.


Spring play will begin Saturday, April 27 and continue through Thursday, May 30. The Ponytail and Junior MGSL City Tournament will take place June 3-8.


Each girl will be required to provide a copy of her birth certificate. Once this document is on file with us, girls will not be required to provide it each year. Please be sure to black out any Social Security number(s) listed on the document. Copies can be made at the Parks and Recreation Office.


For more information, call the Midland Parks and Recreation Department at 837-6930 or e-mail recreation@midland-mi.org. Also, visit our website at www.midland-mi.org/softball for registration forms and other documents pertaining to the league.