The Glen Lake Girls Athletic League (GAL) offers recreational and travel league slowpitch softball for Hopkins, Eden Prairie and Minnetonka girls in kindergarten through 12th grade. slow pitch, kids, youth, 55345, 55346, 55343, 55344, 55347, twin cities

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All activities at Optimist canceled tonight 4/22

All activities at Optimist canceled tonight 4/22 due to rain.


by posted 04/22/2019
From the president

From the president ...

 
I am so proud of the growth we've seen in GAL over the past few years. Not only have the girls grown as people and as athletes but our numbers have grown as well - We've grown 40% in just the past year!
 
So it is with a heavy heart that I write that this will be my last year as GAL president. I will step down August 1 to focus on my family, work and education.
 
This has been an amazing opportunity and I appreciate every gift GAL has given me since I started with this league back in the late 1980's. I know that GAL will be successful in the future; we are on an upswing and that momentum is powerful.
 
In addition to president, we have several other opportunities to serve on the board next year. Please let me know if you are interested in learning more. 
 
Sincerely, 
 
Shannon

by posted 04/19/2019
Important dates

Mark your calendars!

Be sure to mark your calendars with these important dates. 

Wednesday, April 17: Practices start again!

All practices will be at Optimist until further notice.

Monday, April 22: Pitching Clinic (reschedule) 
5:00 - 6:00 pm

Division I-IV athletes are welcome to attend, but this clinic is geared more towards newer pitchers. No need to sign up, just bring your glove and show up!

Location: Optimist Field

 

Wednesday, April 24: Clean Up Date (reschedule) 6:00 - 8:00 pm

Due to the late snow, we are pushing our clean up day back. Please, please, please come and help get the fields ready. Bring a rake, bring a friend, bring a great attitude. We are completely volunteered based and cannot get ready for the season without your help!

 

Saturday, April 27: OPENING DAY!
10:00 - 12:00 pm

Location: Optimist Field

Join us for for hot dogs, the bouncy house, the face painter and some good ol'fashioned GAL FUN!

Note: At 11:30 am, we will do a quick ceremony on the field to introduce alumni, the GAL Board, our coaches and ALL OF our athletes. Even if you are not playing a game that day, please come dressed in your uniform.
 

by posted 04/15/2019
Field prep workers needed

 Help Wanted: Field Prep

 

GAL is looking for girls (and boys!) to do field prep this season - chalking and dragging. Any kid over 10 years old is welcome to apply! 

We pay: 

  • $15 for chalking
  • $30 for dragging and chalking

 

If interested, please contact .

 


by posted 04/10/2019
Game days by division

Game days by division

 
While practice schedule is determine by coaches, games will be played starting April 27 and days of games are listed below:
 
  • Minors (K, 1st and 2nd grades) will play games on Thursday and Sunday
  • Division I (3rd and 4th grades) will play games on Wednesday and Saturday
  • Division II (5th and 6th grades) will play games on Tuesday and Saturday
  • Division III (7th and 8th grades) will play games on Thursday and Saturday
  • Division IV (9 - 12 grade up to age 19) will play games on Monday and Sunday 

 


by posted 01/24/2019
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