Wildfire Recreational Softball is one of the premiere softball programs in West Chester. We support your child's personal growth and development in addition to providing formal softball training.
Keeping softball fun is one of primary concerns for our programs. We believe in participation for all, positive competition and building character. We teach softball fundimentals and traditions of the game, sportsmanship and encourage family and community support. Many of our players are multi - sports athletes and our program provides the flexibility to succeed in both.
Tee-Ball (Ages 4-6)
Tee-Ball is a childs first introduction to the game of Softball. Through its simplified rules it is a great way for your child to develop hand eye coordination and ball skills. Your young player will also start to learn the fundamentals of softball.
8U (Ages 7-8)
As part of the 8U program we aim to give girls appropriate instruction on the fundamentals of the game. Including the proper mechanics of fielding, throwing and hitting. As well as the basics of game strategy such as learning to go for the lead runner and not always throwing to 1st base. 8U primarily is coach pitch with an introduction to girls fast pitch. Ultimately, we want to prepare the girls to enter the 10U program with a solid understanding of the basics. At a minium we recommend that every player must have a glove and batting helment with a face cage. A fielding mask is also HIGHLY reccommended.
As part of the 10U program players will be exposed to pitcher fast-pitch. While the focus remains on fundamentals and development, more advanced rules are introduced ,such as base-stealing,bunting and sliding. We will also emphasize strength training. We will continue to reienforce proper mechanics of fielding, throwing and hitting. At a minium we recommend that every player must have a glove and batting helment with a face cage. A fielding mask is also HIGHLY reccommended.