The last scheduled game at Melas Park is Friday, October 4th.

Welcome to NW SENIOR SOFTBALL. Northwest Suburban Chicago Senior Softball.

12 inch softball for seniors ages 50 and over.

I can be... CENTERFIELD!

12" Softball - Where and When

Arlington Heights


Outdoor softball at Melas Park from May through September. Game days Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays - weather permitting. Located at 1500 W Central Rd, Arlington Heights.



Indoor softball at the Schaumburg Sports Center from late October through April. Game days Monday, Wednesday and Thursday. Located at 1141 W Irving Park Rd, Schaumburg 847/891-1266.



Indoor softball at the Rosemont Dome from late October through April. Game days Tuesday and Friday. Located at 34 Jennie Finch Way. 847/993-8458. 

Take a Peak

CBS News - Watch the Video

We're proud to have participated in a news segment captured by channel 2 CBS News back in September 2016. Take a couple minutes and watch as we 'Balk at Hanging It Up', 


Is this for me?


Senior Softball

Ages 50+ 12 inch softball played on respective days per location.  Fields open 8:30AM, Batting practice at 9:00AM, Game time 10:00AM til 12:30PM. 

Drop In play.

 Join us at Melas Park - pay $5/day or sign up for season at highly discounted rate ($60 for 2019) - which typically includes a picnic (or two) and a baseball cap. Annual registration forms were emailed early spring to returning members. New applicants may request a form - see the COMMITTEE page for contact info. Schaumburg and Rosemont are pay at the door per day ($4 and $5 respectively).


Come On Out

Looking for fun, exercise, camaraderie or just love of the game. Not sure if it's for you? Come on out and just visit, or bring your mitt and bat and join the fun. No pre-registration required. No set rosters or teams - Drop In concept.



Inclement Weather Hotline

At Melas Park each game day a decision will be made considering weather. A message is recorded on our Hotline Number to indicate Game On or Game Canceled.

Hotline Number

Generally by 7:00AM our hotline is updated for the day. Call 847/577-3003 extension 6 for the prerecorded message.

EMAIL and Website Cancelation Notification

In addition to the Hotline recording an email is generally sent out  to the registered Melas Park ballplayers and this website is updated ONLY IF THE DAY'S GAMES ARE CANCELED.