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Spring 2018 MARA Softball

Spring 2018 Recreational Softball Program 

The Fall 2017 recreational softball season came to a successful conclusion in late October for over 150 girls playing MARA Softball at the 6u, 8u, 10u, and 13u levels.  MARA teams advanced to the Char-Meck Softball championship games in both 10u and 13u.  More importantly, however, all the MARA teams exhibited the positive attitude and sportsmanship that is the cornerstone of MARA Softball.  Registration for the Spring 2018 softball season will open in late December 2017, with assessments and practices scheduled for mid-February 2018.  The tentative schedule is shown below:


Tentative Spring 2018 Softball Schedule (all dates subject to change):

12/15/2017  - Online registration opens.

2/15/2018 - Online registration closes for 8u and above (NOTE - some levels may close before this date)

2/17/2018 - Assessments for 8u and above

2/21/2018 - Practices begin for 8u and above

3/8/2018 - Registration closes for 6u (T-ball) Softball

3/10/2018 - Practices begin for 6u (T-ball) Softball

3/14/2018 - Coaches Meeting/Game schedule released by Char-Meck Softball (at www.charmecksoftball.org) for 8u and above

3/19/2018 - Games begin for 8u and above (12-game schedule)

3/29/2018 - 4/8/2018 - CMS/UCPS Spring Break

4/13/2018 - Games begin for 6u Softball

5/12/2018 - Start of End of Season (EOS) Tournament for 8u and above


Please contact the MARA Softball Commissioner at if you have any questions.


by posted 12/05/2017
Map Of Mara Fields

by posted 12/03/2017
NOW OPEN - The MARA Softball Fan Wear Store

NOW OPEN - The NEW MARA Softball Fan Wear Store 

Visit the MARA Softball TAB on our website and click the Softball Online Store button in the left hand column. Here you will find an assortment of apparel and gear items to show your MARA Softball pride! Many items can be personalized on the back with a player's name. 

Orders will be available for pick-up at our Main Concession Stand during the season. Turnaround time is about 14 days. You will be notified when item(s) are ready for pick-up.

Check back periodically as new items will be added. 


Any questions, email 

by posted 10/12/2017
Field Maintenance

Baseball and Softball Field Maintenance
Weather Line 704-847-0752 Select Option # 2

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  • Check MARA Website of Call Weather Line to determine if fields are open.
  • DO NOT practice or play on a field with standing water.
  • DO NOT remove wet dirt from the mound, home plate or baseline.
  • Please do all warm up exercises in the outfield, but DO NOT have players stand on painted outfield lines.
  • DO NOT use the fences for soft toss, pepper or to throw against.
  • Please try to rotate dugouts used for practice!!!!!
Post Game Maintenance




  • Rake and level home plate area…fill and tamp holes with rake.
  • Rake and level pitcher’s mound and bullpen…fill and tamp with rake.Rubber and pitching landing area, and then wet the mound thoroughly (fields 1, 12, 13 and Babe Ruth)
  • Rake and level around all bases-DO NOT rakedirt into grass area.
  • Broom drag infield dirt. DO NOTdrag dirt into grass area. (keep broom on the dirt)
  • DO NOTdrag the brooms down the baselines on fields 1, 12, 13.
  • DO NOT allow players to practice swing in grass in front of dugouts (keep players in the gravel areas)
  • Clean dugouts areas – throw all trash and litter into trash cans.
  • Turn off the field lights (after the game)
  • Notify Commissioners of your league of any problems.
Please remember that any failure to properly take care of the fields can affect other players and coaches the next day. Help keep this facility in good shape for all users. 




by posted 10/01/2011
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