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Mission Statement

It is the mission of the WGSA to promote, foster and encourage growth and development of the game of softball for girls, to teach the qualities of good sportsmanship and fair play through active competition and enjoyment, and to maintain an association that will provide membership for individuals in the town of Whitby.

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Register for 2015 Season

RegisterClick here to register online for the upcoming season.

If you would prefer to register by cheque, click here to download a registration form. You may mail it and the appropriate payment to the address on the form or drop it off at the WGSA mailbox at Iroquois Park.

The chart below shows the game nights that each division plays.


Division

Birth Year
Game
Night
Learn to Play
2009 - Apr 2010 Tue
Advanced Learn to Play
2007 - 2008 Tues
Mite
2005 - 2006 Thurs
Squirt
2003 - 2004 Wed
Novice
2001 - 2002 Mon
Bantam
1999 - 2000 Wed
Midget
1991 - 1998 Thurs

WGSA's Anniversary

Anniversary Logo

2015 represents the 40th Anniversary of the Whitby Girls Softball Association. To celebrate this milestone we will be having many special events, including an enhanced Skills Day, a special WGSA Blue Jays day, and many more. As you can see we have also added a banner to our logo commemorating our anniversary.

We look forward to a memorable year.

WGSA's Touques

Touque

Thanks to everyone who came out for our Annual Free Skate on December 29th. The place was packed and everyone had a lot of fun. Our new WGSA touques were a big hit, but we still have a few left. If you would like to purchase one for $10, please contact Paul Tobin. Be quick, supplies are limited.

Whitby 2014 Santa Claus Parade

2014 Santa Claus Parade

Once again the Whitby Santa Claus parade was a big success and WGSA is proud to have been part of it.

We had many players and parents from the 2014 season walking along with Executive members and the excitement was palpable. We handed out tons of candy canes and premiered out new WGSA toques, complete with the 40 Anniversary logo.

Thanks to everyone who participated.

Code of Conduct

Code of ConductThe WGSA has offered girls the opportunity to compete, improve skills, improve fitness and, most importantly, have fun, for over thirty years. In that time we have been proud of the skill level of our coaches and players evidenced by our consistently high results in Select Tournaments and by the level of play in our house league program.

As an organization we continually strive to offer our membership more value for their dollar and will continue to strive to improve ourselves. One step forward in this ongoing process may be found in this year's players packages, which will be distributed by coaches: a new Code of Conduct for players and parents. These go along with the Codes of Conduct that are being signed for the first time by coaches and umpires of WGSA. As you read these you will unlikely find anything new or revolutionary. They are simply a formal statement of everyone's commitment to the same ideals: fairness, tolerance, respect and fun. By stating everyone's intent up front, we will all maintain our commitment to these worthy goals.

Calling All Select Coaches

If you would like to apply to be a coach for one of our Select teams, please download the form below and contact Al Betts, our Select Convenor.

Select Coaching ApplicationWGSA 2015 Select Coaching Application

All Coaching applications are due by February 8, 2015.

Instagram Contest

Snowgirl Contest

Build a snowman, dress it as a softball player, take a picture and post it on our Instagram site. What kind of a player can you create?

Winter Clinics

Once again the WGSA -- through the organizational and instructional skills of our president, Stacy Novack, Select convenor, Al Betts, and Board member, Andy Roddau -- is pleased to offer to our members the opportunity to hone your softball skills through a number of clinics over the course of the winter. These six-week clinics are a great value at a cost of $40 per girl per session, (except for the two-week Catching Clinics which are $15 per girl per session) to cover the cost of the gym rental.

Please note that these clinics are only open to those girls who have registered for the 2015 softball season. All clinics will take place at the Oshawa YWCA (at the corner of Simcoe St S and McGrigor Ave) on Sundays. The first clinics begin on Sunday, January 11th. Players can attend one or many sessions. Please note that we may adjust the clinics depending upon the demand we see in the next couple of weeks -- particularly based upon the interest by age groups. Please act quickly as the clinics tend to fill up fast, especially the pitching clinics.

Pitching Clinics

Session 1 1 - 2 pm Jan 11 - Feb 15
Session 2 2 - 3 pm Jan 11 - Feb 15
Session 3 1 - 2 pm Feb 22 - Mar 29
Session 4 2 - 3 pm Feb 22 - Mar 29

Catching Clinics (Must have 6 players per session to run.)

Session 1 Noon - 1 pm Feb 1 - Feb 8 (2 weeks)
Session 2 Noon - 1 pm Mar 22 - Mar 29 (2 weeks)

General Skills Clinics (proper throwing, fielding, hitting)

Session 1 3 - 4 pm Jan 11 - Feb 15 Ages 7 - 9
Session 2 4 - 5 pm Jan 11 - Feb 15 Ages 10 - 11

Conditioning and Skills Clinics

Session 1 3 - 4 pm Feb 22 - Mar 29 Ages 8 - 10
Session 2 4 - 5 pm Feb 22 - Mar 29 Ages 11 and older

Please tell your friends about these clinics, but let them know that they are available only to players registered for the 2015 season.

Whitby Lightning Clothing

ClothingOnce again WGSA has partnered with Roy's Enterprise to offer our logo-emblazoned clothing online!

Does your child have a birthday coming up? Order some logowear. Would mom and dad like to show support for their daughter? Order some logowear. Click here to go to the clothing order form website.

If you would like to try on the clothing for sizing purposes please visit Roy's store at 1609 McEwen Dr in Whitby.

Long Term Player Development

Long Term Play Development

WGSA has long been concerned with the physical fitness of our community and has been committed to providing fitness opportunities for girls from ages 5 - 24. Within the last few years Canada, through its participation with sports organizations, has also become committed to formalizing this ideal. Click on the picture above to see what is happening in this area.