Spring Recreational Season Update
Dear Softball Families,
These are unprecedented times. As a terrible sickness progresses through our society many of us face decisions and hardships that we thought we would never face. We are all in this together and will continue to support each other, as families do. Our first and foremost concern is the health and well-being of everyone. We continue to follow the protocols set by the federal, state and our local government as well as the direction of the MIAA and USA softball. We remain optimistic as we tread these turbulent waters in anticipation of playing some ball under sunny skies.
Our board continues to discuss options and strategies for the upcoming season. In congruence with current recommendations and mandates, we have moved Recreation Softball Opening Day to May 4 with our first games to begin on May 16th.
There will be no opening day parade. We have also foregone evaluation day and instead will hold a virtual draft in order to build and roster teams for both the major and senior divisions. All minor league teams will also undergo a team designation the same we have done in prior years.
Regarding Summer Travel Ball, there has been no decisions or recommendations from the Hock Board as of yet. They too are following the same protocols set forth by USA Softball and our state.
We are cancelling our April fundraiser "First Pitch". Our May event dedicated to the Jim Hartman Memorial Scholarship, will be moved to a future date, potentially September.
We will continue to monitor the situation and stay fluid in adapting new policies and protocols with the understanding that our dates may change. Our goal is to keep everyone safe.
Please continue to visit our website (www.eastongirlssoftball.com) and our Facebook page for updates and other information including fun activities and drills you can do at home. We stress the importance of staying connected to friends and families.
We are so fortunate as an organization to have local businesses sponsor us year after year. Please consider them for take-out, gift card or scheduling future services:
2020 Sponsor List:
- Maplewood Country Day Camp
- Collision Doctors, Inc.
- Morse Insurance
- Sean Flynn Landscaping
- Bridgewater Pediatrics
- South Easton Motor Sales
- O’Brien Car Care
- Georgio’s Pizza and Roast Beef
- John T Veale and Peter Veale DMD
- North Easton Savings Bank
- Roche Bros
- Mansfield Bank
- Care Central Urgent Care
Thank you all for being part of our Easton Softball Community.
Please feel free to reach out with any questions, ideas, concerns or comments to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Town of Easton declares a STATE OF EMERGENCY
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Town of Easton Select Board and Board of Health have declared a STATE OF EMERGENCY.
ALL ACTIVITIES ON PLAYGROUNDS ARE SUSPENDED.
ALL GROUP PLAY ON FIELDS IS SUSPENDED.
COVID-19 can live on hard play structures - please do not use the equipment to minimize risk of spread. Please follow social distancing recommendations.
Please visit this link below to the Town of Easton website for up to date info.
EGSL softball family,
We want to provide an update regarding the current situation with COVID-19 as it relates to softball. We have been in constant communications with the town of Easton, the MIAA, USA Softball and we continue to stay in touch with the DPH and CDC protocols.
Our first priority is the safety of our softball community. While we understand the risk for infection remains low we feel it is prudent to suspend all softball related activities until further notice. This includes but not limited to:
Saturday pitching clinic
Saturday evaluation day
Saturday night travel practice
We will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates related to EGSL activities. Please continue to check in with our website updates and Facebook page.
If you have any concerns or questions please feel free to email us at email@example.com
We look forward to being back on the fields and getting the girls together as soon as it’s deemed safe.
Calling all volunteers!
Easton Girls Softball is a volunteer lead organization. We have opened a registration for parents to volunteer for various roles. Please look for the 2020 EGSL Volunteer Registration or use the Register Coach link and select the area(s) you are interested in volunteering for. When filling out the form, please enter any experience you have in the Notes field and disregard the Team Role selection for non-coaching positions.