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Our 2022 Season in Pictures. Register Today and join us in 2023!

Music credit: Sara Bareilles "Brave" written by Bareilles & Jack Antonoff


Most Original Float Award!!! Newmarket Santa Claus Parade November 2022


2023 Softball Registration is now OPEN! Early bird discount available! (Click image to register)


OSSTA Provincial Championships - U17 Stingers Team 2022

Newmarket Stingers - Committed to building the best girl's Houseleague Softball in the Region


2022 U11 Girls

We are the Newmarket Stingers. We are proud of our nearly 5 decades of offering safe, inclusive, competitive and FUN softball programming. Our foundation is built upon trusted coaches, officials and volunteers who share a common goal of offering exciting community-inspired houseleague softball that can be enjoyed by players of all ages and levels of play. We are so excited to see so many new faces join our league each year. Along with our returning players, we will continue to create a safe place for your children to play, grow, laugh and succeed. Welcome to our hive. 

Interested to play on a Stinger's Select Team? U11, U13, U15, U17, U19

Incredible turnout at our 1st showcase on Saturday, Sept 17th! Over 40 players (U11, U13, U15, U17, U19) showed off their skills eager to join a 2023 all-girls houseleague team & play Select. Bee part of our hive for safe, fun, competitive & inclusive softball. 

Please contact Coach Daren Yaremko dyaremko@gmail.com if you are a U17 or U19 player, contact Coach Ian Mayers ianmayers2@gmail.com if you are a U15 player, please contact Coach Ali Manek amanek@gmail.com if you are a U13 player and Coach Dave Dickens dhacoach910@gmail.com if you are a U11 player.

Off-season indoor training has begun! We've secured gym times to help our select teams, coach's training, umpire clinics and team building and support our entire hive. Join us in 2023, it's going to be a blast!

2023 Houseleague Season Planning is underway!


NMSA Girl's Houseleague Softball

Our 2023 Houseleague season planning is well underway.

Please watch for official 2023 registration announcement. Once registration is open, you will be able to log into your Sports Engine account and secure your spot on a roster for the 2023 season. 

Planning ahead, we are looking to have similar game nights and practice nights as 2022.

Game Nights:

Co-ed Timbits - Monday evenings 6:15

U9 Co-ed 5 Pitch - Tuesday evenings 6:15

Girls U11 - Tuesday evenings 6:45

Girls U13 - Wednesday evenings 6:45

Girls U15 - Thursday evenings 8:30

Girls U17+ - Wednesday evenings 8:30


Join us for another great season in 2023!

Click here to register your Adult 3-Pitch team or individual for 2023!

Register your team of up to 15 players or as an individual.

Welcome to the Home of the Newmarket Stingers!

The Newmarket Minor Softball Association invites you to share in celebrating our 49th 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.

Our 2023 focus will be to continue to attract, develop, train and encourage female players, coaches and umpires. Our U11, U13, U15, U17, U19 and U21 all-female houseleague and Select fastball teams provide fun, safe, inclusive, healthy and competitive games and tournaments. We welcome all players of all skill levels. 

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 ! 

Coaches and Volunteers-Sign Up Here

Bee a part of the hive and help shape player development

Safe - Fun - Competitive - Inclusive


NMSA - Softball Ontario - Softball Canada - OSSTA

Your Newmarket Minor Softball Association is committed to ensuring your child will find a welcoming, safe, fun, competitive and inclusive environment to play the game of softball. 

Our coaches, officials, volunteers and executive work tirelessly to ensure your child has a positive experience in making new friends, sharing laughs, learning how to be a contributing member of a team and develop leadership skills both on and off the diamond. 

Through our houseleague and select teams, the NMSA will seek out and work closely with associations who share our guiding principles of safety, inclusivity, competitiveness and fun. 

Click this image to go directly to our 2023 Registration Page

Register as a player today and Bee part of the hive for 2023!

Catch our Stingers Good to Hear story on FM 105.9 The Region

Fast Forward to 21:40 in the clip to hear 105.9's Kevin Frankish interview Stingers Executive Director, Glenn Burton about the 40% growth in softball registration this year and the Stingers focus on developing female leaders both on and off the diamond.

All Softball Players Welcome

We recognize the past 2+ years has been very challenging financially for many families in our Region. If your daughter or her friend wants to play softball, please contact me directly. The Stingers recognize the importance of playing sports in the overall positive mental & physical health of our children and will ensure registration fees and equipment costs are no barrier to play softball with us this season.

Glenn Burton, Executive Director, NMSA

directoratlarge.nmsa@outlook.com


2023 Softball Registration is now OPEN! Early bird discount available!

Coaching Clinics with Softball Ontario


The Stingers are proud of all our Softball Ontario accredited coaches!

The Stinger's Community

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.

NMSA 2021 AGM Highlights

2022 Season Highlights!

  • Registration grew by over 70% compared to pre-Covid #'s.
  • 2 new U11 teams
  • New U11 Select team
  • 5 New female coaches
  • 5 female umpires now officiating our games
  • Co-host U11 & U17 OSSTA Provincial Championships
  • Home of the Stinger diamonds are shining brighter than ever!
  • New online game scheduling and Sports Engine Team App
  • Jumpstart Grant to help fund training and development of female coaches and officials
  • September 17th Select Showcase & Tryouts
  • Off-season winter indoor training and pitching clinics
  • Stingers Fanwear! Perfect Christmas gifts!
  • Hosted Softball Ontario Coach's clinic
  • Hosted Softball Ontario Umpire clinic
  • Trusted long term sponsors and welcomed 2 new sponsors

Are you ready for 2023? We welcome new players to join the league and hope you can join us for an explosive 2023 season!

Join our Umpire team in 2023

Please contact Umpire in Chief, Lawrence Norman at lawrencenorman22@gmail.com to learn more about Team Blue. We are actively recruiting & training new umpires with a focus on developing female umpires to lead our officiating team. Multiple games per week, tournaments and special events will keep you very busy and great way to earn extra $$'s in 2023.

Back to School Program

Newmarket Stingers - Proud co-host of the Girl's U11 and U17 2022 OSSTA Provincial Championships

Calling all local Schools!

Does your school teach softball in gym? Does your school have softball teams? If not, please contact us!

We can help by offering equipment (bases, balls, bats etc) to local schools who wish to play the game of softball. We can also help to provide fun skills & drills workout sheets, how to run practices & games & how to introduce the game of softball to all ages. 

Please ask your gym teacher, principal, parent or guardian to contact us and we can help. Softball is an easy game to learn and play for kids of all ages. Whether you are new to the sport or just wish to play more during school hours, the Newmarket Stingers can help. Please contact Glenn Burton at:

 directoratlarge.nmsa@outlook.com

for more information. Let's play Ball!

JumpStart

Newmarket Stingers Awarded Jumpstart Grant for our 2022-23 Seasons!!

The #Newmarket Stingers are thrilled to be awarded a Canadian Tire Jumpstart grant to attract, engage & develop a long-term interest in the sport of softball by providing training to girls & young women to become coaches, umpires & leaders in our communities. Bee part of an amazing team of players, coaches, officials & volunteers who all share in the passion of creating safe, fun, inclusive access to sport & play. The 2022 season was a huge success, we can't wait for an even better 2023!

 #BringtheSting in 2023.

Bee part of our Hive

2023 Newmarket Softball Registration

Bee Part of the Hive next Summer!

Register Today!

(click on the Stingers logo on the left to go straight to the registration page for Houseleague, Timbits, Learn-to-Play and Select)

Houseleague Games: U11, U13, U15, U17, U19 and U21

 Houseleague Games!

Houseleague games begin early May, 2023. We are all committed to another exciting houseleague softball season!

If you are interested to help us in a volunteer role for our 2023 season, 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. Your SportsEngine registration on our site will secure your spot on one of our Stinger teams.  No need to register again if you have already registered.

Houseleague Divisions will include: U19/U17, U15, U13, U11, 5-Pitch (learn to play) and Timbits softball. 

Select Teams for 2023 are planned to include: U11, U13, U15, U17 and U19

#BringtheStingin2023


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