New Player Information

  • Call ahead before coming to the field.  Call either:
    •  Lloyd Grantham (941) 792-5576 or
    •  Wayne Kopp (941) 345-4652
  • Bring your glove and shoes (no steel spikes) to the field.  If you do not have a bat there will be some available for you to use
  • Team shirts will be provided during league play. Hats and sun glasses may be needed due to the constant bright sun.
  • Please keep us informed of your plans (arrivals, departures, vacations, injuries and illness) as we do have concern for each of our players.

Game Details

  • Recreational softball is organized in four seasons of play.  Organized league play begins on the first or second Monday of January each year and continues until April 1st.
  • All teams can have up to 20 players but usually consist of 12-13 players.
  • Competition is scheduled Monday through Thursday.
  • Each team's daily schedule includes a double-header beginning usually at 8:30AM with two 7 inning games.
  • League play is at G.T. Bray Park quadplex (just off 59th street W ar 33rd Ave Dr W).
  • April through December we have pick-up games scheduled two days a week and are played at either G.T. Bray Park or Palma Sola Park (40th Ave W just off 75th St W).

New Player Information

  • There is a separate fee for each quarter of the year.  It is determined by the budget of Manatee County Parks and Recreation and the BSS board.
  • January through March is estimated to consist of a Monday, Thursday A & B leagues, and a Tuesday league.
  • All other seasons' fees are adjusted for players available and fields needed.
  • Fees are always subject to change due to ongoing negotiations with the Manatee County Parks & Recreation .
    Fees always reflect the cost of the fields, balls, shirts, insurance, line-up boards, first aid its, etc.
  • Annual banquet expenses are usually covered with a separate charge.

Sign Up!

  • Please call Wayne Kopp or one of the other board members to sign-up or if you have any questions.
  • Let us know when you are coming to Bradenton and we will most likely need you on a team and get you into a game.  
    You can contact Wayne Kopp at wkopp1234@verizon.net