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Help Wanted - Looking for volunteers to manage and umpire

Any player interested in being a manager for the following leagues, please contact the League Coordinator of that league.
Monday - Marc During  813-532-6646
Tuesday - Arnie Walker  941-792-7913
Thursday - American League Greg Lewandowski  414-433-4810
Thursday - National League John DeClemente  941-896-8117
Any player interested in being an umpire on any of our leagues, please contact Dave Freni 202-805-1583

New Starting Time of 9:30 (starts Thursday, November 2, 2023)

It was decided to change the starting times to 9:30 AM beginning November 2, Thursday until the end of the winter season 2024.  Please arrive by 9:00 AM.

Player Dues for December

Dues are due to BSS for December at $10.  We prefer you pay to play by using our PayPal ( or cash or check if you are unable to use PayPal).

Batting Practice starts at Palma Sola on December 31

John DeClemente will be holding batting practices at Palma Sola starting on Sunday December 31 at 8:30am.

New Board Member Announcement

We are saddened that Mike Bernardo had to step down as the new member of the board of Bradenton Senior Softball due to personal reasons. We want to thank him for offering to be on the board. Dave Boyle has agreed to fill the opening left by Mike. We want to welcome Dave and thank him for volunteering. Please thank Dave when you see him at the field.

Thursday American League Announcement

Mike Mancuso has decided to step down as the League Coordinator for the Thursday American League.  Mike has worked tirelessly to make this league the success it has achieved over the many years.  We want to express our thanks for all his hard work and dedication.  Greg Lewandowski has accepted the new position and we hope everyone gives him complete support.  We know Greg will do a fine job replacing Mike.  Since he will be relinquishing his position as manager in the Thursday American League, we will be looking for his replacement.  Anyone interested in being a manager, please call or contact Wayne Kopp.  So when you see Mike, thank him for all he did and welcome Greg as he assumes the duties of American League Coordinator.


Looking for softball players 60 and older to join our league.  We are also looking for volunteer umpires.
Contact Wayne Kopp 941-345-4652 

The dedication of Lloyd D. Grantham Field

See the dedication of the Lloyd D Grantham field that occurred on February 24, 2022.

Rule changes for the Monday, Thursday National and Pick-Up Games

Updated rules have been posted here.

This change covers the updates to bats that can be used.

COVID Policy Update

If a player tests positive for Covid he/she will isolate for 5 days at home, followed by 5 days of masking( but able to play if testing negative).  After the five day period if you retest and you are positive, you must isolate for the full 10 day period ( and retest negative before playing). 

Weekly Batting Practice being held at Buffalo Creek, starting at 8:30

Batting practice is held on Saturday mornings, starting at 8:30 am, at the Buffalo Creek ball diamond (closest to the Middle School).
If it is occupied, we will try to be on the football field directly behind it. If that is taken, we will try to be on one of the Little League fields.
(parking for those fields are accessed through the driveway to the golf course. )
Please call the rain out number ( 301-4129) after 7:20 am Saturday to confirm that BP is scheduled!

Questionable Field Conditions?

Call our information line at 941-301-4129 if there is ever a question about field conditions.  The league coordinator will update the message on this line as soon as he knows that the fields will be playable or not playable.



Softball Items For Sale

Follow this link to see softball-related items for sale from your fellow softball players.

Looking for some softball equipment?

If you have softball equipment you want to sell, send an email to and I will post it out.


About Us

Our Softball League

Our league has continuous competition 52 weeks/year.  We play at GT Bray and Palma Sola Parks in Manatee County.


Anyone can play

Our players are 60 and older. Everyone is invited to play.  All that sign up will be guaranteed to play at least one day per week.


We play all year

Our play is organized into leagues from January until April and we have pick-up games the rest of the year.  We play double-headers and start early in the morning (usually 9:30 start time).  There is also informal batting practice for those that would like to brush-up on their game

For more information, see this link.