Play Fastpitch Softball!
Fastpitch softball for women and for girls aged 10-19 is mostly concentrated in the southern half of England. During the outdoor season, play tends to be concentrated near London, primarily at Richings Park Sports Club in Iver, Buckinghamshire. Winter indoor sessions are held on a national basis in Milton Keynes and regionally in London and Nottingham.
We've listed the latest announcements on this page, and you can also use the Diamond Finder to locate fastpitch softball near you.
Great Britain Fastpitch Softball League
The Great Britain Fastpitch League (GBFL), featuring female, male and mixed teams, will begin on Sunday, May 5 and will continue with mini-tournaments on five Saturdays between mid-May and mid-August, plus a Finals Weekend on September 7-8 in two adult divisions plus an Under-14 age youth division.
The GBFL dates are May 5, 18 and 25, June 1, August 17 and September 7-8. All GBFL games will be played at Richings Park Sports Club, Wellesley Avenue, Richings Park, Iver, Bucks SL0 9BN.
New players at all age levels from 10 upwards are always welcome, regardless of previous experience, and coaching support will be provided.
Players who want to register for the GBFL or who want more information should click here.
Regional Academy Softball Sessions
Regional youth fastpitch Academy Softball sessions are held four times during the closed season (October-March) and are open to any girls or boys aged 10 and upwards who want to attend, regardless of previous softball or fastpitch experience. These sessions are run by qualified coaches and consist of skills training plus games.
Sessions are held in the following locations:
National Academy Softball Sessions
BSUK's national Academy Softball sessions are held monthly over the closed season from October through March at the National Training Centre at the MK Dons Academy Dome in Woughton on the Green, Milton Keynes MK6 3EA, and are open to any girls or boys who are keen to receive advanced coaching and to be considered for national teams at Under-13, Under-16 or Under-19 levels and adult fastpitch softball teams.
For more information visit the Academy Softball page.