DENNIS (DOOLEY) POLITTE
408 South Front St.
Park Hills, MO 63601
Office Hrs. 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Mon.- Fri.
Phone: (573) 431-0478 Fax: (573) 431-2598
Sports Complex: (573) 431-1856 City Pool: (573) 431-4831
ANNUAL SPORTS ACTIVITIES
Leagues are offered for Summer and Fall, and start in April and August. The specific leagues are scheduled:
Men's and Co-ed summer Leagues
14U, 16U and 18U Girls Fast Pitch Leagues
Leagues are sanctioned by the National Softball Association (NSA).
Register with NSA here
T-BALL AND YOUTH BASEBALL LEAGUES
T-Ball league is for children ages 4-5 and it provides a lot of fun! Children must be four by June 1st and cannot be six before July 1st. Boys and girls are placed on teams together and provided a team shirt and cap. Batting is off a tee or coach pitch. This free activity is scheduled from May through June each year, and games will be on Mondays or Tuesday evenings. To sign children up for T-Ball, parents obtain a registration form here or at City Hall during the months of March and April. No Score is kept at these games so everyone is a winner!
Youth baseball league is for children ages 6-8. Girls and boys play together. Batting is coach pitch with 3 outs per inning. The score is kept in this league. Games are Monday or Thursday evenings May through July. The season is six games plus an end of the season, single elimination tournament. Shirt and cap provided. Children cannot be nine before May 15th.
T-Ball and Youth Baseball Schedule
The Sports Complex is the home field for Central High School baseball, fast-pitch softball and Mineral Area College fast pitch softball. League games from MAGFP and MABA games are also played here. During the Spring and Summer, over 60 different teams will play league games on the fields.
ADULT LEAGUES: Park Hills Parks Department also has City Leagues for Men's and Co-ed slow pitch softball fro players ages 16+ for Summer and Fall Leagues. Men's League plays on Wednesday and Co-ed palys on Friday.
YOUTH LEAGUES: Fast-pitch girls leagues are offered for ages 14U, 16U and 18U. Tentative days for league games are Monday 14U, Tuesday 16U, and Thursday for 18U.
All City leagues are sanctioned by NSA.
Tournaments are often held on weekends. The 2nd Annual NSA Fast-Pitch Summer Slam is scheduled for June 22-23.
The large 50' x 150' pool features two one-meter diving boards and a slide. Hours are noon to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sundays. Admission is $1.00 per person. Private parties may be scheduled from 5:30-7:30 and 7:45-9:45 p.m. for a fee of $60.00 (large parties over 100 people will need an additional lifeguard, add $20.00). Private parties can be scheduled on the first business day in April. Concessions are available during public swimming hours. Discount passes are available at City Hall. To reserve a private party, call City Hall 431-3577.
Swimming lessons for children are offered in July.
Haney Park, along Crane Street, offers four fields where Kindergarten through eighth-graders play city recreational league soccer from late August to early October. League sign-up begins in May and is open until mid-August. Enrollment forms for soccer are available at City Hall and on the Park Hills Parks and Recreation Department Facebook page.
CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION PARADE
On the first Thursday of December, the Chamber of Commerce and the City will host a community Christmas celebration which commences with a Parade which begins in the Leadington Plaza and ends at the Park Hills Sports Complex. The program will consist of vendor booths, games and activities, entertainment and the arrival of Santa. He will hear children's wish-lists and pose for pictures. (Bring your camera.) Hot chocolate & cookies will be served. Please dress warmly.
CHRISTMAS IN COLUMBIA PARK
Columbia Park will be decorated for Christmas from December 5-December 26. This began in 2018 and was well attended. There is no charge for this drive through, and the public is welcome to enjoy. Christmas music will be played that can be tuned in on FM Radio. This attraction will be added to each year. Hours are from 5:00pm-10:00pm each evening. Please note that Columbia Park is closed to vehicle traffic during the day for this time period.