Softball Ontario has launched its new mobile friendly website.
The website has been developed by SportLoMo (July 2019).
Softball Ontario will also use SportLoMo’s Software Platform for Umpire Registration, Club Affiliation, Clinics and Event Registration.
View new website www.softballontario.ca
Softball Ontario has 120,000 softball members across its four Member Associations.
Softball Ontario, the sport governing body for softball in Ontario, has four member associations within the provincial organisation, Softball Ontario is in turn a member of Softball Canada
- Ontario Rural Softball Association
- Slo-Pitch Ontario
- Provincial Women’s Softball Association of Ontario
- OASA Ontario Amateur Softball Association
Softball Ontario is the recognized provincial sport governing body for softball in Ontario. Softball Ontario’s role is to promote and develop the sport of Softball.
In 1971, Softball Ontario was created, bringing together the three charter member associations (Ontario Amateur Softball Association, Provincial Women’s Softball Association, Ontario Rural Softball Association) to form one provincial body to work for the betterment of softball in Ontario. In 1992, a fourth member association (Slo-Pitch Ontario Association) joined Softball Ontario to complete the softball picture in Ontario.
At present, Softball Ontario is the developmental sector of the sport, by providing various technical programs for the player, coach, umpire and statistician; whereas the four member associations deal with the operational aspects of the sport through regional or zone and provincial championships.
There are 3 Types of Softball Played in Ontario…….
- Fast Pitch Softball
- Slo-Pitch Softball
- Orthodox Softball
Read Softball Ontario Strategic Plan 2016-2019 http://sportlomo-userupload.s3.amazonaws.com/uploaded/galleries/21020_uploaded/893d4182945897e546d6ab57ca040a84f72ffd93.pdf
- Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport
- Quest for Gold
- Canadian Sport Institute
- Coaches Association of Ontario
Softball Ontario Address
The Canadian Amateur Softball Association, commonly known as Softball Canada, is a not-for-profit National Sport Organization (NSO) based in Ottawa, Ontario founded in 1965. It is recognized and financially supported by the Government of Canada as the National Governing Body for the sport of softball. Softball Canada is administered by an eight-member Board of Directors elected by the country’s 12 Provincial and Territorial Associations, and is supported by eight staff members working in the National Office.
Softball Canada’s Coach and Umpire Development programs are recognized as worldwide leaders in the sport of softball, and all four of Canada’s National Teams (Men and Women, Junior Men and Women) are perennial medal threats in all international competitions.
With funding annually provided by Sport Canada, membership fees, sales and sponsorship, Softball Canada develops new programming to target various segments of its membership, including the very successful Learn to Play, Canpitch and Triple Play programs. The Long Term Player Development Guide for Softball in Canada serves as Softball Canada’s framework for decision-making.
Softball Canada Strategic Plan 2019-2022 https://softball.ca/_uploads/5cc345388c2e0.pdf