Updated March 7th, 2021.
We are actively working to pursue Softball Ontario umpire clinics for the 2021 season.
Please watch for Junior & Intermediate umpires clinic announcements to register online!
Please visit https://softballontario.ca/umpire-program/ to find out the latest info.
Join us to Umpire Newmarket Stingers games in 2021
Please watch for umpire registration information with the Newmarket Stingers. As part of our Team Blue in 2021, we will be managing all umpire registrations and game scheduling through our updated www.nmsa.net website.
Updated March 7th, 2021
We are planning to hold Catcher clinics again this season. Please watch for update information regarding dates and times.
If you require more information, please contact Glenn at Directoratlarge.firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are looking forward to finally getting back out on the ball diamonds in 2021!
Please bee safe during our Provincial Lockdown period ending May 20th. We are confident our Hive will take all necessary precautions to bee ready to play as soon as the lockdown is lifted. We are busy planning our Houseleague and Select programs with our York North Loop Partners Aurora, Richmond Hill and Stouffville. And, we welcome our newest partner to the York North Loop, Markham District Softball Association! Softball is strong in York Region, Bee part of the Newmarket Stingers!
March 31st, 2021
Although there is some uncertainty surrounding the Covid-19 restrictions, the Stingers want to provide an update for the 2021 season House League.
By signing up early and making payment, this will help our executive volunteers plan for the upcoming season, so that when we are permitted to start the season, we are ready to go! At this time, we do not have a set date for the start of the season, but we will continue to provide updates. For example, we have received confirmation from the Town of Newmarket for all our field permits for the season. However, we are now waiting on the official Green Light from the Province. The League is moving forward to be fully prepared and ready to go as soon as we receive the Green Light.
We would like to assure all families that Newmarket Stingers Softball will be taking the health and safety of our players, coaches, volunteers, and their families into consideration as we plan for the upcoming season. We will be following all public health safety protocols and restrictions and will be implementing new safety measures for the season. This season may not look the same as previous years, but we are confident we will provide a safe, fun, and exciting program that focuses on player development, sportsmanship and teamwork while also teaching the fundamental skills of softball.
Newmarket Stingers Softball would like to assure families that if the restrictions from the pandemic do not allow us to run house league this season, refunds will be given to all house league participants minus a small $5 administration fee to cover the cost of online registration service charges.
Please continue to monitor our League website for regular updates and for all information. http://www.newmarketstingers.ca We will also post on our Twitter, Facebook and Instagram accounts.
We appreciate the support we continue to receive from all members of our hive as we navigate through this very fluid time. Please be safe and continue to review public information updates from official health authorities for our region.
Glenn Burton & Amanda Farris
Newmarket Minor Softball Association, The Stingers
DETAILS COMING SOON!
The Newmarket Minor Softball Association invites you to share in celebrating our 47th year of providing safe, fun and inclusive Softball sports programming to our community. Our Strategic Plan has allowed us to embark on a 4 year plan driven by the theme “community” as our core objective. The game of Softball is alive and well in Newmarket!
We are actively engaged in new community events, new activities at the diamonds, more training and giving back more value to our players, coaches, officials, families and sponsors.
We have already kicked off our year with creative ways to improve healthy activity in our community, make playing softball more accessible, affordable and improve the lives of children through the power of sport.
Whether you are a returning player or new the game of softball, we offer organized softball to all ages from 4 years old to adults. We welcome you to BEE part of our HIVE !
We are a not-for-profit organization and we are very grateful to the volunteers who entirely run our league.
We have been actively involved with the Newmarket community since 1974. Our Softball league is successful only with the support of our valued sponsors. We offer the best deal in town for house league sports and our regularly scheduled games are on weekdays. Our strategic plan focuses on providing quality programming to all our players, families, volunteers and sponsors.
Bee Part of the Hive in 2021!
(click on the Stingers logo on the left to go straight to the registration page for Houseleague, Timbits, Learn-to-Play and Select)
We are Ready to Go!
Our diamond permits are in place for 2021 at Ray Twinney. We have put together comprehensive Covid safety protocols for our coaches and players. Our safety protocols have the support of our league insurance provider & the Town of Newmarket. Uniforms for our Houseleague teams and Select teams are fully designed and orders are ready to go at a moment's notice.
York North Loop Houseleague Games!
We are working closely with our York North league partners; Stouffville, Aurora and Richmond Hill. We are all working on scheduling out another exciting houseleague softball season!
If you are interested to be nominated for any of the Board and League's leadership positions, please contact Alison at Secretary.nmsa@Outlook.com.
Register Now to Secure your Spot!
If you haven't done so already, please go to our Registration section on this site and complete the player or coach registration as soon as possible. No funds are required until the final season details are confirmed. Your SportsEngine registration on our site will secure your spot on one of our Stinger teams.
Houseleague Divisions will include: U19, U16, U14, U12, U10, learn to play and Timbits softball.
Question: What is the status of the 2021 Newmarket Stingers upcoming season?
Answer: We are planning to take the field in 2021!
In preparation awaiting the green light from the Province, we are working behind the scenes to start as soon as we are able. We are in regular communication with the Town of Newmarket and our York North Loop member associations (Stouffville, Aurora and Richmond Hill).
Please watch for updates on www.nmsa.net and our social media.
Question: When would the Stingers season open?
Answer: We will not be able to provide a exact date for when the season will open until the Government of Ontario confirms when all parks and sports fields are given the green light.
Question: Will there be an Opening/Anniversary Weekend?
Answer: Our focus will be to get our Houseleague season and Select teams up and running with a full schedule. If time permits, we will look to host an anniversay/closing weekend celebration.
Question: I registered my child for House League, can I request to withdraw my child for the season and request a refund?
Answer: Yes. We respect this is a very uncertain time and the health/financial decisions each family must make. Please email Kanita at email@example.com to request a refund for any monies already paid. We are encouraging all Stingers to register online at https://www.nmsa.net/page/show/5539108-registration and choose the “pay later” option. This will have you and/or your child registered with the league and ready to be put on a roster for 2021 and beyond. No payment is required at this time.
Question: If the season is cancelled at a later date will I get a refund then?
Answer: Yes, full refunds will be provided for all house league players and adult 3-pitch teams if the season is cancelled.
Question: What is the status of the girls Select teams and can they request a refund?
Answer: We have not collected any funds for Select players for the 2021 season. Chan, our Director of Select is actively communicating with the Select team coaches and will advise any/all plans for Select tournaments this season as they become available.
Question: I sponsored a team in house league, can I request a refund for sponsorship?
Answer: Yes, we understand many businesses may be struggling at the moment and may need to withdraw support for this season. Another option is to roll-over your gracious support into our 2022 season. We are happy to work with our tremendous Sponsorship partners to find the best option for you. Please email Kanita at firstname.lastname@example.org to request a refund or advise plans for 2021/22.