Farm League: 3rd and 4th Graders
This league plays Essex County Women’s Softball League against girls from other towns including Boxford, Middleton, Georgetown, Ipswich, Groveland, Merrimac, W. Newbury, Newbury, Rowley and Salisbury. There are normally 2 games per week, with home games played on Fridays. Home games are played at Emerson, Steward, and Klock fields. Coaches typically hold practices once per week. Full uniforms are provided to each player. Shirts, pants are returned to the TAA at the end of the season while caps are kept by the player. Farm leagues play with an 11” softball and have restricted rules such as no stealing. Emphasis is on learning skills and having fun. Skill development includes: hitting, throwing, catching, fielding, pitching, base running and game situations.
Season Dates: Late April – Mid June
Registration begins in February
Registration is through SportsPilot
Number of participants last year: 50
Cost per player: $60
Expenditures: uniforms, umpires, league entry fees, and equipment including balls, bats, bases, helmets, and catching gear.