Play Softball

Softball runs all year round and offers opportunities for everyone, from T-ball, social comps to high performance. 

Home Run Heroes is the greatest introduction for kids (aged 5-12) into the game of Softball. Kids throw, jump, run, laugh, and build the confidence to uncover the hero within.

CURRENT AND UPCOMING SOFTBALL AND T-BALL PROGRAMS AND COMPETITIONS | MAY - SEPT

METRO LEAGUE- OPEN WOMEN'S FASTPITCH

Run by Melbourne Softball Association at Fawkner Park, South Yarra, the Metro League, attracts teams from all over Melbourne converge on the city and enjoy Sundays in the Park. For women & girls aged 10+ and runs from May to September. 

POINT COOK MIXED SENIOR FASTPITCH WINTER SOFTBALL COMPETITION

Following the success of the Mixed Senior Fastpitch Exhibition game played recently at Point Cook, a 10-week competition is planned from May 6 - July 29 on Monday nights! For more information or to register, CLICK HERE. Some more come and try sessions will be held on Monday 20 May and Monday 27 May, to register for either of those, CLICK HERE

SUNSHINE WINTER PROGRAMS AND COMPETITITIONS 

Western Region Winter T-Ball and Junior Softball Competition

The Western Region T-Ball and Junior Softball Competition is back at More Park, Sunshine this Winter, featuring a Mini T-Ball League for juniors aged 5-8, and a Softball Competition for juniors aged 9-12! For more information or to register, CLICK HERE

U16 Junior Fastpitch Frenzy

The Under 16 Fastpitch Frenzy is a round robin Fastpitch Softball competition involving mixed gender teams over 4 rounds. Rounds 1 and 4 will be hosted by Sunshine Softball Association and rounds 2 and 3 will be hosted by other associations to be determined. For more information or to register, CLICK HERE

SUMMER OF SOFTBALL | OCT - MARCH

The Summer season runs from October to March across Metro Melbourne plus Geelong, Albury Wodonga & East Gippsland. 

Mostly played on Saturdays, there are also mid-week options. Summer Softball is played by all ages, all abilities and offers an inclusive, family friendly environment.

 

Softball is a sport that can be enjoyed by everyone, starting as young as 4 years old...

Home Run Heroes (aged 4-10) Participants play T-Ball and modified softball games in a fun and friendly setting. The sessions run for 1 hour over 6 - 8 weeks – with the emphasis being on teamwork and game play. 

Modified Softball is for graduates of the tee ball program, and is recommended for 10-12 year olds. It is part of the local association competitions where children play organised games as part of a club team.

Junior Softball – your child will now transition to teams within your club and association. They are now part of the pathway to a lifelong love of softball, making new friends and keeping active.

Senior Softball - 16 softball associations operate across Victoria where young and old can have fun, forge new friendships and take the game to whatever level you aspire to. 

High Performance - Junior and Senior Softballers have multiple opportunities to try out to represent at Association, State or National level. 

  • State Championships (represent your Association)
  • National Championships (represent your State) 
  • TeamVic (Represent your state as part of the School Sport Victoria program in the 12 U or 18U age group)
  • Along with other opportunities throughout the year such as the Softball Victoria's School Holiday Softball Program or Junior Development Program - for juniors who would like to work on their skills during the off-season. 

For more information on any of these programs please contact Participation Coordinators, Tim Hatzi, Danielle Rigg or Jo Schutt via the contact details below: