Fastpitch Softball

MINI CRUSH softball - Grades 1 & 2 (Grade just finished)

  • This is an in-house Park & Rec and Huskies Fastpitch program emphasizing fundamental softball skill development using fun and creative drills appropriate for this age group.
  • Players will learn the proper techniques for throwing, catching, fielding, batting, base running, and good sportsmanship. 
  • Practices will primarily focus on skill development drills and stations, will consist of smaller groups and will include fun competitions throughout to showcase skill development.
  • Coach pitching and/or pitching machines will be used.
  • Each participant will receive a uniform, consisting of a shirt and socks.  Sizes needed at the time of registration.
  • No evaluations needed, players will be grouped together by grade.  Coaches will notify players in late May regarding the first practice.
  • Monday and Wednesday evenings June thru July.
  • Registration in-person February 26 from 4:00 – 6:00pm at Senior Place.  After that, registrations will be accepted at the Park & Rec office.
  • Fee: $50 payable to Park and Rec until March 8.  Registrations received after March 8 will be subject to a $10 late fee.

JUNIOR CRUSH softball – Grades 3 & 4 (Grade just finished)

  • This is an in-house Park & Rec and Huskies Fastpitch program emphasizing fundamental softball skill development using fun and creative drills appropriate for this age group.
  • Note on age criteria:
    • 3rd graders are not able to play in the U10 traveling league at this time.  However, if the U10 traveling registration numbers are low, HFC may decide to invite 3rd graders to participate in evaluations if they wish to be considered for the U10 program.
    • 4th graders may either participate in this league OR the U10 traveling league, but not both since they are held on the same nights. 
  • Players will continue development of proper techniques for throwing, catching, fielding, batting, base running, and good sportsmanship, while also learning the fundamentals of pitching, catching, bunting, and game situations.
  • Practices will primarily focus on skill development drills and stations, some games and other fun competitions throughout to showcase skill development.
  • Coach pitching, player pitching and pitching machines may all be used.
  • Each participant will receive a uniform, consisting of a shirt and socks.  Sizes needed at the time of registration.
  • No evaluations needed, players will be grouped together by grade.  Coaches will notify players in late May regarding the first practice.
  • Monday and Wednesday evenings June thru July.
  • Registration in-person February 26 from 4:00 – 6:00pm at Senior Place.  After that, registrations will be accepted at the Park & Rec office.
  • Fee: $50 payable to Park and Rec until March 8.  Registrations received after March 8 will be subject to a $10 late fee.

Huskies Fastpitch Club (HFC):

The Huskies Fastpitch Club offers Traveling Leagues for U10, U12, U14 and U16.  For more information visit the HFC website: http://www.owatonnafastpitch.com/ 

 

 

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