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Fall Skills and Scrimmages OnLine Registration
Saturday, July 15, 2017   7:00 AM

***6/24 Final Update until Fall "Saturday Afternoon Skills and Scrimages" (3-6PM) Registration Link is LIve July 15th
12U Tournament Team Comgratulations on a great showing this year! Enjoy your Summer
10U Team Good Luck on Wednesdays game!   
 
We did it! We stared down Mother Nature this morning and we won! It was amazing day Thank you all for your help and assistance!  


All Summer Camp brochures are up on the GCAA Softball website. Have a great summer! See you in the Fall!

 
 
*** 6/24
we are all up watching the weather, and it looks as if this clears up by 10AM So we will stay ON (for now) it looks like ideal day after it clears up.   
 
*** 6/23 Update
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 12U Little League World Series Tournament Team on first Victory of their series, and the best showing representing Garden City 12U in years!!!  Good luck to 10U on Saturday!
 
All kids please Wear Uniforms Saturday! 
 
Our weather has turned. Saturday Picnic Tourny, pictures and Awards is currently still ON.  We have a Sunday Rain Date for the Picnic and Awards event tomorrow, same times same locations.  However, we are inclined to keep the event on Saturday if at all possible, as we have the Pavilion and Turf fields which can withstand some wet weather.   Stay tuned to both this Website and Sign Up Genius.
 
*** 6/21 Update
STAY TUNED FOR ANNOUNCEMENT OF OUR REPEAT OF SUMMER/FALL Summer Camp and  Fall Skills and Scrimmages Program for ages 3rd Grade and Higher (Tentatively 3-6pm on Aug 22/23/24 and then Saturdays 3-5pm in the Fall)  Mark your Calendar, details shortly, On-Line Registration will open JULY 15th. 

In and exciting announcement, we are also coordinating ADELPHI SOFTBALL TEAM players on several Fall Clinics!  
 
UPDATE 6/20
10U and 12U Playoff Brackets Updated
10U Team with Saturday morning Conflict (3 players affected) please play your 10U playoff game at Mineola HS, and then come to Community Park Field for Picnic, Awards and Fun afterwards.  The Scheduling of the Little League District Playoffs is unfortunately out of our control.
   
UPDATE 6/19
Pitching Clinics Continue this week  June 21 at Stratford Fields
12U Little League WS Games Tuesday Wednesday and Friday (if Needed) at Floral Park Town Complex
10U Little League WS Games Saturday 10AM
10U Games Scheduled for Saturday June 24th 10AM at Mineola HS fields, then Monday Wednesday and Friday June 26th, 28th and 30th.
**** SEE UPPER RIGHT HAND CORNER OF THIS PAGE FOR Little League World Series Teams Brackets***
 
JUNE 24TH LOOKS TO BE PERFECT WEATHER!  Bring SWIMS SUITS for those who are members of the Pool!  UPDATED SCHEDULE AND BRACKETS.  Due to the fact our 10U Little League World Series Team has scheduled Round 1 in the Morning, we have Adjusted Schedules and Fields for Saturday.  Overall TIME starts and Time Slots did not change, just a reconfiguring of Fields.

See Link in upper right corner of THIS webpage for updated Schedules all ages.
 
 
UPDATED 6/17 **** SEE UPPER RIGHT HAND CORNER FOR Little League World Series Teams Brackets
12U Games Schedule for next TUESDAY Wednesday and Friday at Floral Park Town Park Fields at 5:45  June 20th, June 21rst and June 23rd.
 
10U Games Scheduled for Saturday June 24th 10AM at Mineola HS fields, then Monday Wednesday and Friday June 26th, 28th and 30th.
 
Updated 6/15 - As there is much going on, I will do my best go keep this site updated daily to help sort out confusion  check the initial Updated Date vs any Email I send for most updated times and locations
 
To clarify on all Dates for those on Multiple leagues:
Wednesday at Stratford 5:45 - 6:45 Pitching clinics, continue to end of June
  
6/17 Saturday at Edgemere Park Fields 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM 12U team Second practise!
 
6/17 Saturday at Edgemere Park Fields 10:30 am - 12:00 Noon ADDED Commisioners League team AND 10U Team combined. This is also a combined practise AND its purposefully same field and location as the U12 Little League team 
 
6/17 Saturday Edgemere Park fields 1:00 PM 6-7th Grade Final Playoff Game, vs Roslyn!  Arrive 12:30 
 
6/18 Sunday 8:30 am Tournament at Port Washington Lions Field Complex - Commissioners League Team Tournament.  Arrive 8:00 AM
 
6/24 Saturday Garden City Community Parks ALL K-7 Season ending Tournament/Games/Picnic
 
6/24 Saturday Garden City 4-5th Grade teams Season Ending Tournament at Community parks complex 10:00 am - 2/3pm  - Garden City Regular season ends for all 4-5th Grade teams 
 
 
I hope this helps keep a clear schedule.
 
Thanks!!
 
Coach Drew
 
Sunday 6/18: 8:30 AM Game (Playoff Tournament, 2 games possible). Arrive 8:00 AM
Port Washington Lions Field Complex. Single Elimination tournament
 
On 6/18 the Winner plays a continuation game DoubleHeader for the trophy!

*****4/3 UPDATED*****

PLAY BALL!  The season has begun! We will have a one week break for Spring Break (no Clinics, no games) and resume all clinics and games immediately after Easter on Monday April 17th.

 

10 Pitchers and Catchers Clinics have been finalized and will begin April 19th at Stratford Elementary School Fields details:

3rd Grade - 6th Grade Registered Players are welcome, GCAA Sponsored, Run by Coach Callie

Where: Stratford Elementary School Fields

When: Wednesdays starting April 19th  from 5:45 - 6:45 PM

What to Bring:  NO BATS.  Just bring, water, a glove and a ball.  If your daughter intends to participate in Pitching Clinics, you should have at least a handful of your own 11" balls (3rd-5th) or 12" (6th-7th) Softballs at home that she is practising. 


Welcome to all players interested in Pitching and Catcher, and is mandatory that all Pitchers participate in at least half the offered clinics in order to develop proper skills required for player fastpitch softball.  

 

 

3/23 Update is BELOW, and ARCHIVED:

Currently Fall 4-7th graders are in Winter Batting cages.  Contact Coach Drew for details if you would like to join this group throughout Saturdays in March

 

**** We Need a Volunteer coaches in K-1 

The program continues to GROW and IMPROVE, and right now Coaches Tim and Drew are doing 100% of these tasks.  Ideally for a parent that is NOT already volunteering  as Coaches.  Contact Drew at: Drewhearon@aol.com

 

The GCAA Softball Program currently offers the following programs and will need Parent Volunteers for all.  No experience required!

 

  • K-1 Clinic  (Tee Ball)  Monday's starting April 1 6pm to DUSK Nassau Haven Park
  • 2-3rd Grade: Team Play.  Coach and player pitch, starting April 1,  Mondays and Fridays also 6pm to DUSK
  • 4-5th Grade: Team play. Player Pitch only.  Inter-town League (North Shore League), Thursdays 6pm and Saturdays
  • 6-7th Grade: Team play. Player Pitch only.  Inter-town League (North Shore League), Fridays and Sundays

Beginning after SPRING BREAK, Tuesday Clinics after school/evening will be Sponsored by GCAA at Stratford School Field for all Players 4th grade and UP.

 

The program consists of Four Seasons, each requiring separate re-registration:

Spring: Current registration and Traditionally Kicks it off.  This is the official “Season” All ages and skills

Summer: Additional add-on registration for Little League World Series tournament, tryouts required, ages 8-12, requiring Birth Certificate and multiple proofs of current  residency for participation

Fall/Winter:  Separate Registration for Fall Clinics and Scrimmages for all playing Player Pitch level only.  Outdoor pitching and throwing clinics in the Fall, and Batting cages in the winter.

*Summer and Fall is purely optional for those enjoying the game and seeking advanced play and skill development

 

April 1 Opening Day:

Tentative Schedules

K-1 Clinic:  Monday Evenings 6PM TO DUSK  NASSAU HAVEN PARK

2-3 Grades:  Mondays and Fridays 6PM TO DUSK NASSAU HAVEN PARK (and one additional, potentially)

4-5 Grades: Thursday (Start 4/27, 6:15pm to Dusk)  and Saturday Games (Start 4/1) 10/Noon/2/4pm Depending  Possible Monday Eve games later in Spring with reschedules 

6-7 Grades: Fridays and Sunday (Afternoon)    Possible Monday eve games later in Spring with reschedules.

Coaches for the 4-5th and 6-7th will schedule 1x weekly practice with their team.

 

Additionally we will resume our Tuesday (**Updated 4/3, will be WEDNESDAYS for 2017) Pitching/Catching and Throwing Clinics at Stratford that will begin when daylight permits.

 

ALL these details are preliminary and Subject to change. 

 

-Coach Drew:  Drewhearon@aol.com

 

May 2 - GC High School Senior Day 

4:30pm GC High School home game vs Southside. Wear your jersey and support your home team!  ALL grades and Ages

 

MAY 22 - Picture Day grades K-3 at Nassau Haven fields

 

MAY 29th - METS game

Annual Mets GCAA softball Memorial Outing  4:10 pm vs Brewers. Block of 40 seats, $45 per ticket includes $10 of Food and Drink.  Can upsize with attendance. 

www.SignUpGenius.com/go/20F094DADA72CA20-gcaa5

 

JUNE 3rd - Picture Day grades 4-7 at Nassau Haven fields

 

JUNE 3rd - Tryouts

9am - 12pm Little League World Series Garden City summer post-season playoff team tryouts (with June 4th rain out)

Tryouts for ages 12 Under (12U) and ages 10 Under (10U) teams Summer National Little League World series tournament  will again take place June 3/4 weekend.  New this year, this team will have extra week in JUNE leading up to the Summer Tournament so they have some time to work together as a team.  The Little League World Series Tournament starts end of June and progresses into July.  

 

JUNE 16th - Season Ends

Regular Season Ends ALL AGE GROUPS/DIVISION  Post Season Play begins for grades 4th-5th and 6th-7th ONLY. 

 

JUNE 24th - Picnic

10am-3pm First Annual Garden City Inter-Town Tournament and season ending Picnic at GC Community Park fields and Pavilions (Rainout 6/25) for all TEAMS 2nd grade - 7th Grade