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At Cambridge Minor Softball, we strive to provide a fun, safe, and inclusive environment for youth to participate in organized sports while playing softball. We promote healthy, active lifestyles and encourage our youth to be involved in the Cambridge community through volunteer opportunities.


Meet the Coach Night


Both Meet the Coach nights will take place at Victoria Park in Hespeler and your schedule is as follows:


Monday May 1st

All Blastball Teams 6:00 to 7:00 PM

All Mite/Squirt Teams 7:00 to 8:00PM


Tuesday May 2nd

All T-Ball Teams 6:00 to 7:00PM

All Coach Pitch Teams 7:00 to 8:00PM


You will be able to meet your child's coach and receive your box of chocolate bars for this year's fundraising. Please see attached for details regarding this year's fundraising campaign and forward any questions or requests to . Ball pants will also be on sale that night for $10 each.


Picture Day

We are proud to announce the return of Picture Day this year!  You will be able to pick up picture order forms at your meet the coach night, picture day is also when your fundraising money will be due back.



You may notice that the helmet requirements have been removed for the Blastball division as all of the equipment used is soft contact.  Helmets and face cages are still required for every other division however, so start shopping soon!


Looking forward to a great season!  If you have any questions please don't hesitate to ask.


Mike Freeman

Head Convenor




We are excited to launch our fundraising campaign for the 2023 season!!

A fabulous assortment of *Laura Secord Chocolate bars*. We have many boxes that are certified *peanut-free and nut free* and some that contain peanuts, are made here in Canada, and are exclusive to this fundraising campaign. They are made fresh, just for you. Profits from this fundraiser will go to support Cambridge and Hespeler Minor Softball. We really appreciate your efforts.

Each player will receive one carry box containing 30 chocolate bars that is worth $90.00. There is an assortment of exclusive delicious flavors. Each quality item is sold for only $3.00
A box of chocolate bars will be sent home with each player on May 1st or May 2nd. (At your Meet the Coach night)

Our campaign will last for only three weeks, so please don’t delay. We encourage and appreciate all who participate. All money or left over chocolate needs to be returned on your team’s picture day. May 23rd-May 25th (please keep an eye out for when your teams picture day/time will be) When you return the money, please use the envelope provided and ensure your child’s name is on it. Please make out any cheques to CMSI. If you are unable
to attend your picture day, please hand in your money to your coach prior. If you wish for Additional boxes of chocolate, please send an email to prior to your meet the coach night and we will have these ready to go for you. Requests for more can be made at any point as long as quantities last. A mixture of regular bars with almonds will be available in additional boxes.


1st, 2nd and 3rd highest sellers and highest selling team in each division, will receive great prizes.

Family passes to Canada's Wonderland, Gift cards to Bingemans, passes for bowling, core climbing, movies and more.

Happy selling everyone!

Know the difference between softball and baseball. Softball and baseball are variations of the same game. The primary difference is that a softball is pitched underhand, while a baseball is pitched overhand. As the name implies, there is also a difference in the balls used.

  • Softballs are larger and a bit heavier than baseballs. Softballs are less dense and slightly softer than baseballs. Softballs are typically white but may be colored neon green or yellow in the interests of visibility (especially at night).
  • Softball fields are typically smaller than baseball fields (because batted softballs don't travel as far as baseballs). Softball games last for seven innings instead of the nine innings typical of higher-level baseball games.
  • The bats used in softball are a little shorter and have a wider barrel than the bats used in baseball.

Choose a bat. Softball bats are not all the same. They must be chosen with a player’s size and strength in mind. When you look for a bat, look at three primary factors: the length, the weight, and the style.

  • To find a bat that is the right length, stand up straight and hold a bat by its knob at the end. If you can hold your arm straight down, and the bat touches the ground, it is the right length for you. If you have to bend your elbow, it is too long. If the bat doesn't touch the ground, it's too short.
  • To find a bat that is the right weight, look at the drop. The drop is the numerical difference between the bat's height (in inches) and its weight (in ounces). The drop will range anywhere from -8 to -12. Lighter bats (near -12), are good for weak or slow batters. Heavier bats (near -8), are best for strong batters. You can also test the suitability of the bat's weight by placing it in your throwing hand and holding it straight out in front of you. If you can easily hold it at arm's length for a full minute or more, it is not too heavy for you.
  • There are two main types of softball bats available, aluminum and composite. Each type is appropriate for both beginners and experienced players, but aluminum bats are more popular. These are also available in single- or double-walled construction. Single-walled are cheaper but slightly less effective than double-walled bats. Composite bats will hit the ball farther, but they can crack easily in cold weather.

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Our house league divisions provide a safe, active environment where youth learn the game of softball while making new friends and having fun!

Cambridge Minor Softball is an inclusive organization and we make every effort to include all youth regardless of ability or special needs. If you have a special needs youth, please contact us today.




UNDER 4 (U4) Blastball Birthyears 2018, 2019 


Players hit the ball from a stationary "tee" and run to a single base that honks as the player jumps on it.  This division is an absolute riot!!! 

T-Ball (U7) Birthyears 2016, 2017, 2018 


Players hit the ball from a stationary "tee" and are introduced to the basic learning skills of throwing, catching and hitting while also being taught the standard rules of softball.  Fun and learning are the focus in this division. 

Coach Pitch (U9) Birthyears 2014, 2015, 2016 


Coaches pitch to the players in this division while the focus is still on batting, throwing, and catching. Standard rules of softball apply and more rules get gradually introduced to accommodate the age of the players. Fun and learning are still the focus.

Mite (U11) Birthyears 2012, 2013


Players are introduced to pitching in this division and will pitch to their opposing teams. More of the standard softball rules are implemented such as stealing bases while the presence of umpires is also introduced. Fun and learning are still the focus with a bit of a more competitive feel.

Squirt (U13) Birthyears 2010, 2011


As players develop their softball skills they are encouraged to try all the different positions on the field. Focus is on learning a more detailed approach to the game both offensively and defensively. All skill levels are welcomed. 

Peewee/Bantam (U15, U17) Birthyears 2006-2009


 This combined division still focuses on skill and learning with teams being equally composed of each age group. Players may typically find their ideal fielding position and develop their skills in this area. Stealing home, drop third strike and infield fly rules are present in this division as well as no other softball rule restrictions.