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Spring Softball - League Levels and General Information

Kindergarten softball

This program is for girls currently enrolled in Kindergarten during the current School Year.  The season starts the first week in May through early June and will be held on Tuesday nights from 5:30-6:30 at Wheelock School.

Kindergarten softball is a new program established in 2023, the program will focus on the FUN-damentals of softball. The girls will start with T Stands and progress to coach pitch. We will not keep score, but will introduce the girls to the basic rules of the game. Games/Clinics will be held one night a week. 

  • Equipment: Players are expected to have a helmet with a cage and a glove. Jerseys and hats will be provided. Bats and cleats are not required (you can use cleats from other sports at this age or sneakers).  Coaches will have some shared equipment.
1st & 2nd Grade Softball

This program is for girls enrolled in 1st or 2nd grade during the current School Year, and will be held on Tuesdays (5:30pm), and Saturdays (9:30am) at Wheelock School.

Games/clinics will be held Saturday mornings at 9:30am at the Wheelock Softball fields and will run for 90 minutes. We will also hold an optional skills development on Tuesday nights at 5:30pm at the Wheelock Softball Fields which will run for 60 minutes. All teams will play at the same time.

  • Format: On Saturday’s, there will be a 45 minute skills clinic followed by a 2 inning game (coach pitch), and will end with a relay race around the bases. During the clinics, we will mix the players from the various teams to participate in hitting/fielding/throwing stations. When there is an opportunity  to do so, we will introduce scrimmages against various surrounding towns for those that are interested (Medway, Millis etc).
  • Equipment: Players are expected to have a helmet with a cage, a glove, and a bat is recommended but not required. Jerseys and hats will be provided. Girls are encouraged, but not required to wear softball pants. Cleats are not required (you can use cleats from other sports at this age). Coaches will have some shared equipment.
3rd & 4th Grade Softball

This program is for girls enrolled in 3rd or 4th grade during the current school year.  Game times and locations vary as this is a travel league, historically games were held on Monday and Wednesday nights in the MetroWest Softball League (home games will be played at Wheelock).  Teams will be balanced, there are no tryouts.

  • Equipment: Players are expected to have a helmet with a cage, a glove, and a bat is recommended but not required.  Players are also encouraged (not required) to wear a fielding mask.  Uniforms will be purchased separately, please contact your grade coordinator for details.
5th & 6th Grade Softball

This program is for girls enrolled in 5th or 6th grade during the current school year.  Game times and locations vary as this is a travel league, historically games were held on Tuesday and Thursday nights in the MetroWest Softball League (home games will be played at Wheelock or Schilling fields).  Teams will be balanced, there are no tryouts.

  • Equipment: Players are expected to have a helmet with a cage, a glove, and a bat is recommended but not required.  Players are required to wear a fielding mask as they are transitioning to a hard ball.  Uniforms will be purchased separately, please contact your grade coordinator for details.