Play Slowpitch Softball!
The outdoor co-ed slowpitch softball season will get underway with a few tournaments in April, and most leagues begin play in May. All leagues offer the chance for both new and experienced players to get involved in softball activity and make contacts that can help them find or join a team for the 2013 season.
We've listed the latest announcements on this page, and you can also use the Diamond Finder to locate softball leagues near you.
Leagues and Teams: South East
• The Oxford Softball League is still recruiting for the 2013 season. Visit oxfordsoftball.net for more info.
Leagues and Teams: South West
Local Training 1
Bristol Softball Association will be running an open coaching/training session at Clifton College in Abbots Leigh every Monday night from 6.30 pm. The sessions are open to all and are aimed at improving fundamental skills. Costs are £3.00 per session.
The BSA has a coaching staff of 12 BSUK-qualified coaches and will also be offering team coaching at the grounds throughout the summer to any team that needs it.
See website www.bristolsoftball.com for more details, dates and directions.
Local Training 2
Bristol Softball Association is running beginners' sessions on Friday nights from 7.00-9.00 pm at the Gloucestershire Cricket Ground, Neville Road, Bishopston, Bristol BS7 and the sessions are open to all.
Intermediates' sessions are at the same venue on Tuesday nights from 8.00-10.00 pm and are open to anyone with some existing softball/baseball experience.
Costs are £5.00 per two-hour session.
North and North West
All of Northern Ireland's co-ed slowpitch softball teams will welcome new players. They are: Belfast Sliders, Belfast Brawlers, Belfast Aviators, Belfast Jets, the Smokin' Aces and the Braves. For more information, go to: www.softballulster.com.