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February 28, 2013

New Park Director Unveils Spring League Schedules

The Johnson Park ball diamond is going to be hopping this summer if new Memphis City Parks and Recreation Director Chris Harris has anything to say about.

Harris unveiled plans this week for the park to host a variety of softball leagues. The park will also feature a sand volleyball league.

Harris is hoping to start a girls' fast pitch softball league on Wednesday nights. Play is tentatively scheduled for four weeks beginning April 10th. Monday nights will feature a coed softball league beginning play April 8th for a proposed five weeks.

The sand volleyball league will play Thursday nights starting the five-week season on April 11th.

Men's slow pitch softball will return on Sunday evenings. The league is set to begin play May 19th and run through June 16th.

Anyone interested in entering a team or joining a team can contact Harris at 660-341-0462 via email at or can pick up registration forms at Memphis City Hall.

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