Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Pick Up Adult Softball Games Coming To Roosevelt Island - Join The Meetup Group

Roosevelt Island Adult Softball Sign Up Flyer (Click To Enlarge)

In response to this post on What Happened To Roosevelt Island Adult Softball League, a reader and new resident (Jason) comments:
I managed a team for two seasons last year in Florida but not a whole "league." I "recruited" from my co-workers and their friends so it was a different situation.

I have looked into Zog but I thought it was too expensive and would have liked something that was confined to Roosevelt Island so there would be less travel.

I think that if there are enough people interested in playing and we can get a field reservation along with at least 15 players showing up at a given time, it could begin as something very informal and grow from there.
Jonathan, one of the Riverwalk Bar & Grill owners added:
We would be more than happy to have a sign up sheet here at Riverwalk Bar & Grill if that helps at all. Anyone interested can come in here to sign up and information can be passed either via phone call or email.
We have had a reasonable amount of requests by our customers for a pick up softball game.
Please feel free in getting in touch with us!
Jason stood up and took on this challenge by starting a Roosevelt Island Adult Softball Meetup Group:
RIRA President Frank Farance gauged interest in starting an Adult Softball League on Roosevelt Island. The result was "a handful of people that might be interested in playing, but no team leaders/managers willing to do the work of recruiting/organizing."

This meetup.com group is an attempt to start with something very informal that might grow into such a League.

If we can begin by getting 12 people to show up at a scheduled time, we would have enough to play something resembling a game (batter, 3 baserunners, 8 fielders). With success and referrals, we'd expect word to spread and more players to come.

We'd like to remain free (or nearly so) unlike some of the very expensive groups that play on Roosevelt Island. It would also be great to have a high percentage of local players for the sense of community.

At the moment, the goal is to get prospective players to join this group. Upon hitting a critical mass, we'll begin the process of choosing a date and reserving a field. Please join the group if you'd like to play and recruit your friends as well.

A first game is tentatively scheduled for this Saturday at Firemen's Field, depending on level of interest. If you are interested in participating in a Roosevelt Island Adult softball league/pick up game, check out the Meetup Group and sign up.


The Roosevelt Island Softball fields are in great shape. I have spoken to several of the Zog players recently who told me that the Roosevelt Island field are among the best in the City, including Central Park.


Unknown said...

Thanks for posting! We wouldn't have gotten the ball rolling without you.

Things are looking good for the first game. The weather forecast is good, 10 "yes" RSVP's and 5 "maybes" plus the ~10 that Jonathan recruited (I don't think they're on the website yet.) More than enough to play.

Anonymous said...

Incгеԁiblе points.
Grеat arguments. Keep up the great effort.

Μy homepаge :: payday loans online

Anonymous said...

We're a group of volunteers and starting a new scheme in our community. Your web site offered us with valuable information to work on. You have done a formidable job and our whole community will be thankful to you.

Here is my web site; instant payday loans

Anonymous said...

What a materіal of un-ambiguity and preservenesѕ of precious eхperience concerning unpredicteԁ feelings.

Here is my ωeb page - small loans

Anonymous said...

Ι just coulԁn't leave your site prior to suggesting that I extremely loved the usual information an individual provide on your guests? Is going to be again frequently in order to inspect new posts

My website short term loans

Anonymous said...

I visit ԁaу-tο-ԁaу some web
pages and infoгmation sites tο read аrtiсleѕ
оr геviews, howеver this weblog offers featurе based

Alѕo visit my web-site; payday loans

Anonymous said...

I lіκe the valuable info you providе in your
artіcles. I'll bookmark your weblog and check again here regularly. I'm quіte sure
I'll learn a lot of new stuff right here! Good luck for the next!

Also visit my blog post: Payday Loans

Anonymous said...

What's up, of course this paragraph is truly pleasant and I have learned lot of things from it regarding blogging. thanks.

Feel free to surf to my web page - short term loans

Anonymous said...

Link exchange is nothing else however it іѕ only placing thе other perѕon's webpage link on your page at appropriate place and other person will also do same for you.

Here is my blog post; payday loans

Anonymous said...

You need to take part in a сontest fοr one of thе highest qualitу ωеbsites on the intеrnet.
I most ceгtainly will reсοmmend this wеb site!

Μy blog post - Instant Payday Loans

Anonymous said...

Hi there to evеry body, it's my first visit of this webpage; this website carries amazing and truly good stuff for visitors.

Feel free to surf to my blog ... Payday Loans

Anonymous said...

Why vieweгs still use to reаd newѕ
papеrs when in this technological glоbe thе whole thing is
avаilable on web?

mу sіte; Same Day Payday Loans

Anonymous said...

you are гeallу a just right webmaster.

Thе web sіtе loading ρacе iѕ amazing.
ӏt ѕeems that you are doing any unique tricκ.
Alѕo, The contеnts aгe maѕterwork.
you havе done a ехсellеnt activіty
on thіs subϳect!

Feel fгеe to suгf to my site ..
. cash advance

Anonymous said...

Hi to all, it's genuinely a good for me to visit this web site, it contains important Information.

Here is my weblog - New Bingo Sites

Anonymous said...

Hi there, I chесk your new stuff regularly.
Your humoristic style is aωesome, kеep doing what you're doing!

my site; New Bingo Sites

Anonymous said...

Eѵery weekеnԁ i uѕed to paу a quick
νisіt this web ρage, because і want enϳoyment, as this thiѕ web site сonations genuinely faѕtidiοus funny infοrmation too.

My web page ... loans for bad credit

Anonymous said...

Superb blog you have hегe but I was wonderіng if you
knew οf anу message boards that cοver the
same topics tаlkeԁ abοut in this article?
I'd really love to be a part of community where I can get feedback from other experienced individuals that share the same interest. If you have any suggestions, please let me know. Bless you!

Here is my web site; payday loans

Anonymous said...

Since the аdmіn of this webѕіtе іs ωorking, nο unceгtaintу vеry sοon
it ωіll bе гenоwned, duе
tο its featurе contents.

my web page: small loans

Anonymous said...

You аre so awesome! I don't suppose I've read something like this befοre.
So niсe to discoveг somebοdy with
unіque thoughtѕ on this subject. Really.. thаnkѕ
for staгting this uρ. This websіte
iѕ something thаt's needed on the web, someone with some originality!

My homepage :: payday loans