Softball Clinics

Free General Skills Clinic
Sunday, April 22, 2018
Staggered times for T-Ball, Soft toss, Mite & Squirt

We are hosting our annual  free general skills clinic scheduled this Sunday. Based on feedback, we are staggering the arrival times for the following divisions: Squirt, Mite, Soft Toss & T-Ball.
A fun skills circuit that the kids can make their way through will be set up. This will allow similar age groups to meet each other, as well as their coaches before the season begins.  Novice and up players are asked to arrive at 1pm.
T-Ball @ 1 pm
Soft Toss @ 1:30 pm
Mite @ 2:00 pm
Squirt @ 2:30 pm
Each player will have an opportunity to practice the following:
Throwing / fielding ground balls
Catching / fly balls
Running the bases
Batting (tees and soft toss machines)
Date: Sunday, April 22, 2018
Staggered Times: 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Notre Dame High School, 2333 Headon Forest Dr, Burlington, ON L7M 3X6
Cost: Free for registered BASA players only
Ages: All ages
(parents of players 10 and under, please bring a glove to play catch with your child)
We look forward to seeing you on Sunday and our annual event!

Coaching Clinic

BASA is committed to supporting their volunteers by offering a Coaching Clinic in 2018.  The 1-Day ‘Learn to Coach’ clinic will be led by a National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) Coach Developer though Softball Ontario.  This clinic will provide all the tools you need to coach with confidence.  BASA will subsidize this clinic for their volunteer coaches and is open to anyone 16 years of age and over that wishes to register.

Learn to Coach (8 hr clinic) led by Softball Ontario/N.C.C.P.

This clinic is a part of the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) under the community stream.  The Learn to Coach Clinic is recommended for beginner coaches and geared towards the T-ball to Mite divisions.  This clinic places emphasis on safety, fun, ethics, teamwork and value beyond the game. Volunteers are shown the age appropriate tools to develop player skills through the Learn to Play programme which are the beginning steps in Long term Player development.  BASA players that are 16 years or older are encouraged to take this clinic to help them move toward future volunteer positions in their community.

When – Saturday, April 21st 2018    8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Where – Haber Recreation Centre @ 3040 Tim Dobbie Drive in Burlington.
Fee   FREE to BASA members, Non-BASA members pay $90.00
Wear – Comfortable clothing (i.e. track-suit) and running shoes
Bring – Notebook, pen and a glove.

Contact – Kent Barber for more information.


 Pitching Clinics

Playing softball competitively or recreationally requires a set of basic skills which include catching, throwing, fielding, hitting and base running. A dedicated softball player should take time to practice the right techniques, in order to confidently and safely play the game. Even seasoned softball players continue practice and drill themselves on these skills in order to improve their performance.

Check back regularly for new clinics being offered.