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Softball

Come hit a home run in a KSSC Popular Softball league this Summer!  Grab your glove, and let's play ball! 

 

Whether joining with friends as a team or signing up as an individual, we know you'll enjoy the best that Summer has to offer.  

 

Choose the night you want to play!  We offer Softball leagues 6 nights a week!  Register today as these popular leagues will sell-out.

 

Monday - Thursday league registration deadline is Thursday, April 23 at midnight.

Friday & Sunday  league registration deadline is Tuesday, May 19 at midnight.

 

Can't get enough Softball? Check out our 5th annual Watermelon Classic Softball Tournament on Saturday, August 29th! 

 


Sprummer 2020 Details: 

Start / End Dates

Monday: Starts Monday, May 11 and ends Monday, August 24

 

Tuesday: Starts Tuesday, May 12 and ends Tuesday, August 25

 

Wednesday: Starts Wednesday, May 13 and ends Wednesday, September 2.

 

Thursday: Starts Thursday, May 14 and ends Thursday, August 27.

 

Friday: Starts Friday, May 22 and ends Friday, August 28

 

Sunday: Starts Sunday, May 24 and ends Sunday, August 30.

# of Weeks

Monday - Thursday leagues are 16 weeks (14 week regular season + 2 weeks of playoffs).

 

Friday & Sunday leagues are 14 weeks (12 week regular season + 2 weeks of playoffs).

Estimated Game Times

Rotating Start times of: 6:00pm, 6:30pm, 7:00pm, 7:30pm, 8:00pm, 8:30pm, 9:00pm and 9:30pm.

 

Game length is 90 minutes.

 

Note: Every effort is made to equalize the start times and game locations across the league.

Registration Options & Price

Monday-Thursday Team registration: $795 + HST. 

Friday & Sunday Team registration: $695 + HST. 


After checkout, send your teammates roster invites through the website (under "My Team" player list) so they can accept the waiver and access the schedule and standings once it is posted.  

 

Monday-Thursday Individual registration: $120 + HST. 

Friday & Sunday Individual registration: $105 + HST. 

You will be placed on a roster of individuals by end of day Tuesday, May 5. For ease of communication with our office, teams must select a captain and co-captain on our website to represent your individuals team. Click here to learn more about Individual teams.

Bye Dates & Make Up Games

There are no games on:

  • Wednesday, July 1 (Canada Day)
  • Friday, July 31 (Civic Holiday Weekend)
  • Sunday, August 2 (Civic Holiday Weekend)

Make Up Games:

  • Depending on field closures and/or cancelled games, make up games are played on Sunday afternoons (pending field availability).  Every effort is made to provide significant notice of a make-up game.  View our foul weather and game cancellation policy here.

Meet & Greet and Equipment Pick-Up 

SAVE THE DATE: Sprummer 2020 Meet & Greet + Equipment Pick-Up! 

 

Each season we host an event for individual registrants to meet their teammates before the season begins.  This event is also for team captains looking to rent and/or pick-up equipment for the season.


Individual Registrants:
Please attend the night that corresponds to the sport that you registered for!  If you registered for multiple sports, please attend both events. Click here for more information.

  • Wednesday, May 6th: Softball, Ultimate, Flag Football, Basketball, Floor Hockey and Court Volleyball.
  • Thursday, May 7th: Beach Volleyball, Turf Soccer 7’s, All-Sorts-of-Sports (Classic, League of Legends and Pub Social).

Location & Time:

Tir Nan Og Pub – 200 Ontario Street

  • 7:00pm - Individuals Meet & Greet.  Decide on a team name, captain, jersey colour, organize equipment requirements and pick-up your newsletter & member key tag.
  • 8:00pm-10:00pm - Team Captains Drop-In.  Swing by anytime between 8pm-10pm and pick up your equipment, newsletter & member key tags for your whole team. Equipment for all sports will be available on both evenings.

See 'Sport Info' tab for equipment requirements.

Rosters & Schedule

Monday - Thursday league individual team rosters will be posted online by end of day Tuesday, May 5.

 

Monday - Thursday schedules will be posted online by end of day Friday, May 8.

 

Friday & Sunday individual team rosters and schedules will be posted online on Wednesday, May 20.

 

Ready to Play?? Great! Decide on your night of the week & skill level from the grid below!

Looking to play with a friend or two? Don't worry! You'll be telling us after you've registered and paid!

**Click here for our Refund Policy

Skill Level Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Recreational :
Intermediate/ Recreational :
Intermediate :

- Click the skill description for more info!
- Prices listed are before taxes
- Review the Refund Policy
- After the posted registration deadline, late fees will apply.

Is the class/league/night/skill division you are interested in sold out?
Please send an email with your name, phone number and desired sport to info@kssc.ca and we will add you to the wait list! We will contact you if/when a spot opens up.

Sport Info

What you need to know about Softball!  


# of People on Field

9 players (minimum 3 males and 3 females).

 

Suggested Roster and Skill Level

Suggested roster size of 11-12 players.

Skill Levels:

  • Recreation - Focused on having fun, beginners.
  • Intermediate - Experienced softball players, have a couple home run hitters on your team. 

Equipment

Teams are responsible for bringing the following equipment to each game;
  • A set of 4 bases
  • 4 batting helmets
  • 3 Softballs
  • 2 pylons (when required – see Registration page) 
  • 1 catcher's mask
  • 1 scorebook

Equipment will not be provided on-site

A catcher’s mask, softballs, pylons and base sets are available to rent from KSSC for a $75 refundable deposit.  This can be done at the time of your league registration and in your shopping cart.  Equipment can be picked up at our Meet & Greet events.

Batters and Base Runners are required to wear a helmet (mandatory). Helmets are the responsibility of each team to provide.  All teams must have a minimum of 4 helmets (one for the batter and 3 for potential base runners).

Additional League Information


All teams receive:

  • KSSC key tags which gives you access to discounts and deals from our amazing sponsors and partners around town! See all the deals!
  • An invitation to the KSSC end of season party. 

Championship winning teams receive:

  • A personalized Team Trophy
  • Coveted KSSC Champion t-shirts for everyone on your team!
  • Bragging rights
Touraments Can't get enough Softball? Check out our 5th annual Watermelon Classic Softball Tournament on Saturday, August 29th! 

Rules

Please refer to the sport rules page to view league rules.  It is the responsibility of all players to read and understand the sport specific rules as well as the general rules & club policies.

Score & Spirit Point Reporting

  • Game Scores (account for 75% of total points): Team captains are responsible for reporting the scores after your game by logging into your player profile and clicking on ‘My Team’ tab and selecting ‘Report Score/Spirit Points’.  Teams have a 48 hour window to report scores after the completion of the game.  Please be timely with your score reporting so league standings can remain updated for playoff positioning.

Spirit Points (account for 25% of total points): Spirit points are awarded to a team from their opponent after each game to encourage sportsmanship, honesty, integrity and fair play.  For more information and how to properly award spirit points, please see our section ‘All About Spirit Points’.

Location

KSSC Softball is played at a variety of locations in and around Kingston.  Diamonds include, but are not limited to:

  • Cloverdale Park
  • Optimist Diamond
  • CFB North & South Diamonds
  • Inverary Diamond
  • Memorial Centre Diamond
  • City Park Diamond
  • Meadowcrest Diamond
  • Pierson Park Diamonds 1 & 2
  • Keeley Rd (Bowes Park)
  • Willie Pratt Diamonds A & B
  • Kilminster Diamond (Odessa)

Note: Every effort is made to equalize the start times, field quality and game locations across all leagues.

The City of Kingston currently has a shortage of quality local adult-sized diamonds, and as a result, some games are played outside the city centre area.