The Parkway Girls Softball League will offer a four week Summer Pitching Clinic for any player interested in developing this very specialized skill. The clinic will focus on beginning and intermediate level players, but will also provide instruction and drills for more experienced pitchers. The instructor will be Kristin McDermott. She has led PGSL Summer, Winter, and Spring Clinics for the past year. She studied for many years under Janelle Carlson, and was a successful varsity pitcher for Mount Alvernia High School.
Here are the clinic's details:
Instructor: Kristin McDermott Dates: Wednesday, August 2nd, Wednesday, August 9th, Wednesday, August 16th, and Wednesday, August 23rd (four sessions) Times: 6pm-7pm, 7pm-8pm Location: Billings Field, West Roxbury Cost: $40
Because space is limited, This clinic is being offered on a first come, first served basis. When registering, please provide your pitching experience. Please contact Mark Batte at if you have any questions.
Please Note: Each pitcher is required to provide their own catcher (parent / responsible friend or sibling) for each session.
The Parkway Girls Softball League is participating in the 2017 Charles River Softball League Fall Ball season. Fall Ball consists of teams in the U10, U12, U14, and U18 divisions. The games are competitive, but in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. It is a good opportunity for players to get extra game experience.
The Fall Ball season will consist of games on the Sundays of September10, 17, 24 and October 1, 15 and 22 (No games on Columbus Day Weekend). The U10, U12, and U14 teams will play double headers beginning at 9am, with the second game concluding around 12:30pm. The U18 team’s games will be nine innings, and begin at 10am. Games will be played in WestRoxburyand in other surrounding towns that participate in the league, such as Newton, Waltham and Norwood.
Registration will be based on the following birth years
U10 Birth Years 2006-2008
U12 Birth Years 2004-2005
U14 Birth Years 2002-2003
U18 Birth Years 1999-2001
Please register for the correct team based your daughter's birth year. The registration fee for Fall Ball is $50 and can be paid by sending a check via the mail or credit card on the PGSL website. Registration for each division will be limited to the first 15 players that sign up, additional players will be placed on a waiting list. We will have a second team in each division if there is enough interest. There will be no tryouts or cuts.
We are also looking for parents that are interested in coaching the teams. Please send an email to if you are interested. We hope to have a head coach for each team, with multiple assistants. The responsibilities of the head coach include communicating the schedule to your team, ensuring you have enough players each week, bringing the equipment to the game, making the line up and reporting the scores. You can practice as much or a little as your schedule and your team's interest allows.
The PGSL Board of Directors would like to thank all the players and coaches that participated in our 2017 season for making our 11th season a great success. We hope you enjoyed the season and look forward to seeing you next season. Please watch for emails regarding Fall Ball, PGSL Clinics, and tryouts for the 2018 Blue Hills Impact teams.
As a reminder, players that will return to the same division next Spring will wear the uniform used this season. Please store it in a place where you will be able to find it next Spring.