Gateway Needs a Softball Convenor:
Here’s a brief description of the roles and responsibilities of the position:
- – Attend monthly meetings with the North East Softball Association (NESA) and the Gateway Board of Directors
- – Find coaches for the Learn-to-Play program amongst families with registered children
- – Work with NESA and other community club convener’s to form teams prior to the season
- – Work with Gateway to ensure softball registration information in accurate on the club website
- – Answer any questions from families looking to register
If you are interested please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Registration for softball is now done through North East Softball Association.
SOFTBALL PROGRAM INFO
Softball usually starts at the beginning of May and finishes at the end of June.
Both boys and girls can start playing at the age of 3. At or before the age of 9, boys move over to hardball and girls stay with softball.
Age Categories & Game Days
Learn to Play 1 – T-Ball (born in 2014-2017) Boys & Girls – Monday & Wednesday
Learn to Play 2 – Penny Ball (2012-2013) Boys & Girls – Tuesday & Thursday
U10 (2010-2011) Girls Only – Monday & Wednesday
U12 (2008-2009) Girls Only – Tuesday & Thursday
U14 (2006-2007) Girls Only – Monday & Wednesday
U16 (2004-2005) Girls Only – Tuesday & Thursday
U19 (2001-2003) Girls Only – Monday & Wednesday
Every player requires a softball glove, a batting helmet with a cage and a pair of running shoes. U10, U12 and U14 players and all pitchers are required to wear a fielding mask.
Masks are available for purchase from NESA for $45.00. Please email
email@example.com for details. Optional equipment includes a softball bat, batting gloves and cleats. Jerseys will be provided. Jersey deposit may be required.
If you or your children love softball and miss it during the winter or if your son or daughter have never played before, the North East Softball Association offers a variety of inexpensive skill camps. Please visit their web site at www.northeastsoftball.ca for more information.
Interested in Coaching? Softball Manitoba offers coaching clinic’s in April and May. Check their website at www.softball.mb.ca for more information.
Umpires are needed.
Gateway Recreation Centre Catchment Area
All youth spring registrations are required to belong to the Gateway Catchment Area. Registrations that do not belong in the catchment area will be withdrawn and refunded. Please see list of streets in the catchment area or the catchment area map.
Volunteer (Special Events)
During the online registration you may check that you are interested in volunteering for a special event or coaching.
Gateway Volunteer Credit Policy
Deposits for jerseys will be collected as a team at the first game or practice. A postdated deposit cheque will be required at that time. If the jersey is