Return to Sports Offered

Softball

 

We are excited to get back to the sport we love!  Softball is our most-popular sport each Sprummer, so early registration is always recommended to secure your night-of-play preference.

This Sprummer, teams can choose to play from 4 days a week and from 2 skill divisions!

 

Registration Deadline is Thursday, May 6 @ midnight!

Sprummer 2021 Details: 

 

COVID-19 Protocol & Safe Return

 

We are committed to providing the highest levels of safety for our community.  

To ensure player and staff safety, we have implemented mandatory 'Safe Return to Play Protocol & Guidelines' for all Club Activities.  In order to play with the Halifax Sport & Social Club and stay in good standing, the following guidelines MUST be followed.  A zero-tolerance policy is in place for those who challenge these decisions.   

To ensure a successful season, please remember to practice safe physical distancing and a positive attitude!

All players are required to read, understand, and adhere to all COVID-19 Guidelines.

Start / End Dates

Tuesday:  Starts Tuesday, June 1 and ends on Tuesday, September 7.

Wednesday:  Starts Wednesday, June 2 and ends on Wednesday, September 8.

Thursday: Starts Thursday, June 3 and ends on Thursday, September 9.

Friday: Starts Friday, June 4 and ends on Friday, September 10.

League start and end dates are subject to change.  HSSC endeavors to provide registered players and individuals with as much notice as possible should changes occur.  

# of Weeks

Tuesday/Wednesday/Friday League: 15 weeks (13 regular season games + 2 playoff games)

Thursday Leagues: 14 weeks (12 regular season games + 2 playoff games)

Estimated Game Times

Weekday Leagues:  Games start at 6:00pm 

Game length is 75 minutes.

Please note: HSSC makes every effort to ensure all teams receive an even mix of game times.  In the event games are rescheduled, weekend and off-night games may be played.

Sunset Time:  During late August & September, outdoor sports may have game times adjusted based on the earlier sunset.  This means, games during these months could start as early as 5:15pm. 

Bye Dates & Make-Up Games

Tuesday: No bye dates

Wednesday: No bye dates

Thursday: July 1 (Canada Day)

Friday:
No bye dates 

Depending on weather closures and/or cancelled games, make up games will be played on another day of the week other than your regularly scheduled games (pending facility availability).  Every effort is made to provide significant notice of a make-up game.  View our foul weather and game cancellation policy here

Price & Registration Options

Tuesday/Wednesday/Friday Team Registration:  $895.00 + HST
Thursday Team Registration: $835.00 + HST


Tuesday/Wednesday/Friday Individual Registration:
 $120.00 + HST
Thursday Individual Registration $110.00 + HST

Team Registrants:  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.   

Individual Registrants:  You will be placed on a roster of individuals two days before your first game. For ease of communication with our office, teams must select a captain, co-captain and Team Safety Ambassador (TSA) on our website to represent your team.

Rosters & Schedule
Schedules and Individual Team Rosters will be posted online two days before your league is set to start.

 

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!

Skill Level Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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@halifaxsport.ca and we will add you to the wait list! We will contact you if/when a spot opens up.

How to request to play with a friend or two

Sport Info

What you need to know about Softball!    


# of People on Diamond

9 players (minimum 3 males and 3 females).

Mandatory Roster Requirements

COVID-19 LEAGUE MODIFICATIONS 

All players on your team are required to sign the waiver and must show on your team's roster online. 


No substitutes allowed outside your roster (unless from the same league and tier).
Team Safety Ambassador (TSA
COVID-19 LEAGUE MODIFICATIONS - All teams must assign a Team Safety Ambassador (TSA) for the season. 

The TSA must be a registered player and identified using the “TSA” label in your online roster.

Click here to read more about the role of the Team Safety Ambassador and their important responsibilities. 

Equipment
Requirements

COVID-19 EQUIPMENT MODIFICATIONS - Teams are responsible for bringing to each game:

  • Set of 4 bases
  • 3 Softballs
  • 2 Pylons
  • 1 Catchers mask
  • 1 Scorebook

A catcher’s mask (to be used by ONLY 1 PERSON for the duration of the season), softballs, pylons and base sets are available to rent from HSSC for a $75 refundable deposit. This can be done at the time of your league registration and in your shopping cart.

Details on our Equipment Pick-up time/location can be found here.

Teams are required to wash/sanitize equipment before and after the game.  Do not share your equipment with other teams.

 

NEW League Modifications

COVID-19 LEAGUE MODIFICATIONS:   As part of our "Safe Return to Play" format, we are focusing on safety and taking precautions to ensure you and your team feel comfortable playing with us.

Please take time to read our COVID-19 League ModificationsThese have been updated for Sprummer 2021.  

Rules

COVID-19 RULE MODIFICATIONS - 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.

Modified Score & Spirit Point Reporting

  • There will not be trophies or prizing this season, however, leagues will have playoffs, scores, and standings.
  • The “Spirit Score” system for Teams is still in place to share recognition or concerns with us.

About Spirit 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

All games will be played within 25km of the downtown core.

Softball diamonds include (but not limited to): 

TUESDAY: John McNeil Diamond, Maybank Diamond, Shubie Park, Halifax Commons, Graves Oakley Memorial Park,  Rockingstone Heights.

WEDNESDAY: Halifax Commons, Graves Oakley Memorial Park, Rockingstone Heights, Lakeside Community Diamond.

THURSDAY: John McNeil Diamond, Maybank Diamond, Halifax Commons, Graves Oakley Memorial Park, Lakeside Community Diamond, Rockinstone Heights.

FRIDAY: Dartmouth Common, John MacNeil Diamond, Halifax Commons, Superstore Field, Rockingstone Hieghts, Shubie Park.