League News

Mite Playoffs Begin This Week

Monday, July 24th
1st place – Red Sox – Tansley Park (Practice)
2nd place vs. 3rd Place – Blue Jays vs. Orioles – Emerson Park
Please note: only the 3rd place team medals will be handed out at this game
Wednesday, July 26
1st place Red Sox vs. winning team of Monday’s game – Emerson Park
Please note: 1st and 2nd place team medals will be handed out at this game
Good luck to all the teams!

Closing Day For T-Ball & Soft Toss Divisions
Mite Division Exhibition Games & BBQ Lunch

Saturday, July 8, 2017

We are hosting closing day festivities for the T-Ball and Soft Toss Divisions on Saturday, July 8th at Brant Hills Park. As well as, exhibition games for the Mite division. We are looking forward to seeing everyone at the diamond.  
BBQ Lunch League, Families and Friends
Lunch will be provided by M&M Meats to all BASA players and coaches from 11:15 am to 2:00 p.m.(hamburger, drink and potato chips). For family and friends, our concessions will also be available for purchase.
For game times, please see below:
Game Time Park Home Visitors
Tee Ball – Game #1 10:00 AM Brant Hills – D2 Tee Ball 1 –  Red Sox Tee Ball 2 – Blue Jays
Tee Ball – Game #2 10:00 AM Brant Hills – D3 Tee Ball 3 – Orioles Tee Ball 4 – Pirates
Soft Toss – Game #1 11:30 AM Brant Hills – D2 Soft Toss 1 – Red Sox Soft Toss 2 – Blue Jays
Soft Toss – Game #2 11:30 PM Brant Hills – D3 Soft Toss 3 – Orioles Soft Toss 4 – Pirates
Mite – Game #1 10:00 AM Brant Hills – D1 Mite 1 – Red Sox Mite 2 – Blue Jays
Mite – Game #2 11:00 AM Brant Hills – D1 Mite 3 – Orioles Mite 1 – Red Sox
Mite – Game #3 12:00 PM Brant Hills – D1 Mite 2 – Blue Jays Mite 3 – Orioles

Opening Day – (Upper Divisions)
Saturday, May 13, 2017

Our girls upper division kick of their season today playing multiple games throughout Halton.
– Squirt Girls will be in Oakville playing at Glenashton Park, 1092 Glenashton Drive, Oakville, Ontario
– Novice Girls with be in Burlington playing at Sherwood Forest Park, 800 Fothergill Blvd, Burlington, Ontario
– Bantam Girls will be in Georgetown playing at Fairgrounds Park, 3 Hyde Park Drive, Georgetown, Ontario
For a full season schedule please visit www.HGSL.ca. Printable schedules, that include practice times, are coming soon to the BASA website.


Spring Pitching Clinic – (Registration Full)

We are offering a 5-week spring softball pitching clinic in April to all 2017 registered BASA players. The program will focus on the fundamentals of fastball pitching, such as mechanics and movement of the ball.  As the program progresses the instructor will move on to more advanced skills involving these components in the game.

The clinic’s will be limited to 12 players and divided by age. All pitchers must provide an adult catcher. All catcher’s will have to wear head/face mask, which will be provided.
Dates: April 5, 12, 19, 26, May 3
Time: Wednesday evenings
Mite/Squirt – 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Novice/Bantam – 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Location: Orchard Park Public School, 5151 Dryden Ave, Burlington, ON L7L 7J3
Cost: $40.00
Ages: 9 & up
Instructor: Ron Lambert, NCCP Certified Softball Coach
To secure your spot in this clinic, please email basasoftball@basa.ca.

Burlington Bees Novice Select Coach Named

The Burlington Amateur Softball Association is pleased to announce that Darrin Dawe has been named the Novice Select coach for the 2017 season.
Darrin is a certified coach with Baseball Canada and has 10 years of coaching experience – eight seasons with soccer, two seasons with basketball & hockey, and three seasons with Burlington baseball. Last season he was an assistant coach with the Burlington Bees Squirt Select Team.
Joining the Novice Select team as assistant coaches again this year are Corri Lane and Kent Barber.
This year we will continue to focus on the competitive development of our Novice players. We will expect hard work from each and every player while learning and having fun playing softball. Our team will participate in 1-2 fundraisers to help raise much needed funds for our season and will take part in 4 tournaments over the summer with 1 tournament being out of town (hotel stay). Our goal is to participate and compete for a provincial championship in August.
Pre-season workouts will begin in the next couple of months. If your daughter has expressed an interest in competing at a higher level, other than house league softball, please contact Darrin Dawe directly at darrindawe@yahoo.ca for more information.

Note: All Select players must be a registered BASA house-league player to be eligible to participate in the BASA Select program.

Winter Softball Development Clinics
8 weeks – January, February & March 2017 

We are offering an 8-week winter softball development clinic in January, February and March of 2017. In association with Fieldhouse Athletics, the clinics will help build a strong foundation of softball skills for your child. The program will focus on the fundamentals of the game, such as footwork, swing mechanics, and throwing form. As the program progresses the instructor will move on to more advanced skills involving these components in the game.

Dates: January 22, February 5,12,19, 26, March 5, 19,26
Time: Sunday mornings
Clinic #1 – Ages 9-11 – 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m
Clinic #2 – Ages 12 and up – 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Each clinic will have two instructors and be limited to 10 players.

Location: Fieldhouse Athletics Facility, 5230 Harvester Rd., Burlington, ON
Cost: $200.00 plus tax
To register your child, please contact Tania Honan at basasoftball@basa.ca