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The City of Lancaster's Athletics Division offers three seasons of adult softball, two seasons of adult basketball and a youth basketball program for children ages 5-13. Upcoming athletic programs and registration information are listed below.

Youth Basketball

Each division plays eight games. Games are on Saturdays and will be played at local high schools. The practices are during the week with the day, time and location determined by the volunteer coach.

Ages 5-9 yrs - Registration begins in August. League play begins in mid-October.

Ages 10-13 yrs - Registration begins in August. League play begins in early January.

Adult Basketball
Games will be played at local high schools with games on Monday – Thursday nights. Registration is limited based on gym availability. Leagues begin in January and June.

Adult Softball
Adult (men’s, women’s, coed) softball leagues begin in March, July, and November. The schedule will consist of ten league games plus a classification game. Games are played Sunday-Friday. Each team determines the day of the week that they wish to play.

Sun-Fri Men's Slowpitch
Sun-Fri Coed Mushball
Sun-Fri Coed Hardball
Thu Women's Slowpitch

Big 8 Softball Complex

Big 8 Softball Complex The Big 8 Softball Complex consists of eight championship softball fields and is located at Lancaster City Park. The complex is host to 800+ tournament teams and 460+ league teams annually. The tournament season runs from March-November and showcases tournaments from ASA (Amateur Softball Association), USSSA (United States Specialty Sports Association), SCMAF (Southern California Municipal Athletic Federation), and CIF (California Interscholastic Federation).


Three seasons of league softball are offered: Spring (March-June), Summer (July-October) and Winter (November-January). Each team will receive 10 league games plus one classification game and each team will determine the night of the week that they would like to play on. League games are played on Monday – Friday nights (game times are 6:30, 7:45 and 9:00 p.m.) and on Sunday evenings (game times are 5:15, 6:30 and 7:45 p.m.). Individuals who wish to play in the league but do not have a team can be placed on the free agent list by calling John Sanders at 661-723-6071. When teams are looking for additional players, they are given a copy of the free agent list so they can call the interested players to fill their vacancies.


For more information, please see the official website of the Big 8 Softball Complex or call 661-723-6077.


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