Program Descriptions

For the 4-8 yr old Divisions

Updated Thursday March 9, 2017 by NASC Softball.

BLASTBALL (4 year olds) – Tuesdays @ 6:30pm

Games/practices/year-end fun day

The Blastball program is an instructional entry level introduction to the game of softball with parents/volunteer(s) as the on-field assistants.  It is to be recreational fun for the children and parents. It will help to teach the basics of the game of softball. Players will all get a chance to hit a foam ball from a tee using a foam bat each inning. The bases “honk” when the player jumps on them.

Each player will receive a jersey, hat, a team and individual photo and a year-end fun day. Players need to provide their own batting helmet and water bottle to each session, gloves are optional.
 

TEEBALL (5 year olds) – Wednesdays @ 6:30pm

Games/practices/year-end fun day

The Teeball program includes learning the basic skills of softball with the desire to improve skill level. The players will learn new skills by participating in the activities/drills at practices and games during the season. Softee balls, bats, t-stand and bases are provided by the league. In each session parent/adults are needed to run the activities/drills.

Each player will receive a jersey, hat, a team and individual photo and a year-end fun day. Players need to provide their own batting helmet, glove and water bottle to each session.


LEARN TO PLAY (6 year olds) – Thursdays @ 6:30pm

Games/practices/year-end fun day

The Learn to Play program provides children with the opportunity to practice the skills necessary to successfully take part in the game of softball. The emphasis is on fun, action, and a positive atmosphere with a gradual introduction to non-stressful competition. Coach pitch, catcher’s position, and safebase at first are introduced for this division. In each session parent/adults are needed to run the activities/drills. It is not necessary to be knowledgeable about softball.

Each player will receive a jersey, pants, hat, a team and individual photo and a year-end fun day. Players need to provide their own batting helmet, glove and water bottle to each session. Players are permitted to bring their own bat.

The Learn to Play division is a call up system for the Minor Mite division. Players may be needed for league or tournament games. Players called up need their own CSA approved batting helmet and facemask. A facemask can be purchased separately and attached to the existing helmet.
 

MINOR MITE (7 and 8 year olds) – Practice Mondays, Game Wednesdays

Games/practices/year-end tournament

The Minor Mite division is under the park system. Teams are made up of players residing in their home area as long as there are sufficient numbers to form a team, otherwise ‘Movement of Players’ would occur. As always parent volunteers are required to coach these teams also.

The program introduces/develops pitching of the players. The games are played at different diamonds in Oshawa and Courtice. N.A.S.C. Softball has guidelines/rules set in place for this division.

Each player will receive a jersey, pants, hat, a team and individual photo and a year-end fun tournament. Players need to provide their own CSA approved batting helmet with facemask, glove and water bottle to each session. Players are permitted to bring their own bat, provided it meets league guidelines.




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