Timbits Softball (U6 & U8)

The Learn to Play Program is designed to be a young person’s introduction to the sport of Softball. The emphasis is on FUN, ACTION, and a POSITIVE ATMOSPHERE, with a gradual introduction to non-stressful competition. The Learn to Play Program provides children aged 5-8 with maximum opportunity to practice the skills necessary to successfully take part in the (adult) game of Softball.  The program allows children of all skill levels to achieve the same number of skills repetitions. The drills also offer a high success rate for every child, which improves every player’s self confidence.

U6 & U8 is for players born in 2013-2016.

Nights of Play: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 5pm – 6pm

Dates: May 4th – June 24th, 2021

Location: Muriel Clayton School Diamonds.

Fee: $95

Equipment Requirements:

  • All players MUST wear a jyl/cup to play on the diamonds.
  • All players require a fastpitch softball glove and CSA approved batting helmet with dual ear flaps, fastened chin strap and attached face mask.
  • All players will be provided with an Airdrie Angels t-shirt and ball cap.
  • AGSA will provide shared use of bats, balls and other coaching equipment
  • Optional Equipment includes:
    • Softball Cleats
    • Batting Gloves
    • Approved Bat (please see bat size guide here and approved bat listing here)
    • Approved Softball – 11″ core 47 optic ball

 *Required equipment can be purchased locally at East Side Sports here in Airdrie or at any Sporting Goods store.


PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING FOR THE 2021 SEASON:

  • At the end of your registration there is a link to register your player for insurance purposes, there is no cost to you. Your player will not be able to play without this step. Here is the link if you missed it: click here
  • All new players must complete the following:
    • one parent to take the one time RIS (Respect In Sport) course found here. If the course has been taken in a different sport, it is transferable. Please log in and share your RIS number with Calgary Minor Softball.
    • provide proof of age in the form of a copy of a Birth Certificate or Alberta Health Card. Please email a copy to president@airdriegirlssoftball.com.
  • With new COVID-19 protocols in place we will require more volunteer assistance from every family. In addition to coaches, assistant coaches and team managers, we will also require designated sanitization volunteers for every team at each session.
  • AGSA will adhere to ALL provincial regulations and restrictions. Therefore, depending on new guidelines, players and coaches may be limited to one sport cohort and we may be required to limit the number of spectators at games and practices.
  • Masks may be required of participants and/or spectators, depending on local and provincial guidelines.
  • All participants will be required to answer a short pre-activity screening questionnaire before commencing any activities.

 

REGISTRATION FOR U8, LEARN TO PLAY IS OPEN:

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Additional Registration Requirements:

  • All U6 & U8 players are required to register with Softball Alberta’s RAMP for affiliation and insurance – click here for more information.
  • One parent for each family is required to take the one time Respect In Sport (RIS) Course – click here for more information.

 

Registration closes: TBA

*All refunds are subject to a $25 admin fee

**No refunds after: TBA