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Our Organization

Welcome to the Hespeler Minor Softball Association (HMSA).

We would like to extend a warm welcome to all current, returning, and prospective players and their families.  As a not-for-profit organization, the mission of HMSA is to promote and encourage good citizenship among the players of the Association.  We strive to establish and promote an active interest in softball for ages 3 through to 18 regardless of ability.  Our league encourages sportsmanship and fun for all divisions while teaching players technical softball skills and the rules of the game.  With the commitment of the players, families and volunteers, we are certain you will have a terrific season!

2018 Season Registration is now Closed!

Division Expectations & Objectives

Blastball

An entry level division offering an introduction to the game and social sport for our youngsters with an emphasis on FUN!

Combines skills and games into a fast-paced recreational exercise program focusing on simplicity in order to promote the retention of young players in the game with an emphasis on team play.

  • Ages 3-4
  • 2 Games/Practices per week
  • Mondays & Wednesdays @ 630 pm
  • Games are 2 innings
  • No Scorekeeping

Fundamentals:

  • Hitting
  • Throwing
  • Catching
  • Running
  • Fielding
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Tball

An initiation division where players bat from a stationary "tee" and run all the bases in the correct order. This league promotes age-appropriate softball related activities and skills geared towards players are all development levels.

The intent of this division is to draw players into a love for the sport using a progressive approach to the rules of the game while keeping things fun. This league allows players to begin to experience the role of teamwork.

  • Ages 5-6
  • 2 Games/Practices per week
  • Tuesdays & Thursdays @ 630 pm
  • Games are 2 innings

Fundamentals:

  • Hitting
  • Throwing
  • Catching
  • Running
  • Fielding
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3 Pitch

In this division, players are encouraged to hit live balls rather than from a stationary tee. Our coaches begin to pitch in this progression prior to 'player pitch' in order to ensure a safe and constructive transition. Most of the softball rules are applicable to this division with some minor alterations made in order to accommodate the ages and abilities of the players. Score is kept in this semi-competitive division but the focus remains on progressive learning of the game and FUN.

  • Ages 7-8
  • 2 Games/Practices per week
  • Mondays & Wednesdays @ 6:30 pm
  • Games are * innings
  • Score is kept

Fundamentals:

  • Hitting
  • Throwing
  • Catching
  • Running
  • Fielding
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Atom

Following a natural progression, players in this "no-walk" division learn to pitch to their own team. Score is kept in this competitive division. The focus continues to be on having fun and learning with a specific focus on honing new and important skills.

  • Ages 9-10
  • 2 games/practices per week
  • GIRLS - Mondays & Wednesdays @ 6:30pm
  • BOYS - Tuesdays & Thursdays @ 6:30 pm

Fundamentals:

  • Hitting
  • Throwing
  • Catching
  • Running
  • Fielding
  • Pitching
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Junior / Bantam / Senior

These divisions are considered fully competitive. They are divided into girls and boys and allow youth to excel but maintain a focus on fun, building friendships, and a sense of community.

JUNIOR

  • Ages 11-12
  • 2 Games/Practices per week
  • GIRLS - Mondays & Wednesdays @ 6:30 pm
  • BOYS - Tuesdays & Thursdays @ 6:3o pm
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BANTAM

  • Ages 13-14
  • 2 Games/Practices per week
  • GIRLS - Mondays & Wednesdays @ 6:30 pm
  • BOYS - Tuesdays & Thursdays @ 6:30 pm
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SENIOR

  • Ages 15-18
  • 2 Games/Practices per week
  • GIRLS - Mondays & Wednesdays @ 6:30 pm
  • BOYS - Tuesdays & Thursdays @ 6:30 pm
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Fundamentals:

  • Hitting
  • Throwing
  • Catching
  • Running
  • Fielding
  • Pitching

Challenger Adapted Division

This division is geared towards any child aged 4-18 with cognitive or physical disabilities to enjoy the thrill of playing baseball, being part of a team, developing physical and social skill plus all the benefits of participation in baseball at a level structured to their abilities. Games are played in a fun, safe environment where no score is kept.  The goal is to 'buddy' each player with a volunteer. Each game night will be approximately 45 minutes of “drills and fun activities” with 15 minutes of game time. Players have the opportunity to decide if they would like to hit from a tee or have the ball pitched to them. A softer  ball  is used in order to accommodate issues with the use of helmets. It is a standard softball game with very flexible rules.

Fundamentals:

  • FUN
  • Hitting
  • Throwing
  • Catching
  • Teamwork
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Contact Info

Hespeler Minor Softball
101 Holiday Inn Drive
PO Box 29071
Cambridge, ON
N3C 0E6

226.924.4672

registrarhmsa@gmail.com

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