WANTED – Umpire for Minor Ball

Minor ball is in need of one more umpire for their upcoming season.  The successful candidate must be carded and available either Tuesdays or Thursdays, for the 12 weeks season.  Please contact Jeff at Jeff.Turney@toromont.com.

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Final Baseball Registration and Spring Training Begins

The final registration for baseball will be held at Northumberland Hills P.S. on Thursday April 10 from 6 until 8.  Current registrations will guarantee teams in three age divisions; Mini Split (ages 5 and under), Rookie (ages 9-7) and Mosquito (ages 9-11). There are still limited player positions available for these teams.  Organizers are still hopeful enough players will register for the 5-pitch team (ages 7 and under) but currently this age division needs a quite a few more players to form a team. The spring training workouts will also begin that night for all interested players.  Nothing too serious just…

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Equipment Manager Needed for Soccer

Equipment manager,  Peter P. has decided he will not be able to fulfill the duties of soccer equipment manager this season.  Peter has gone above and beyond in his duties as equipment manager.   Whoever takes on this position will easily be able to take over due to the incredibly organized work Peter has done over the last few years. If you would be interested in taking on this job, please contact Cathy-Rose Patterson at cathyrose45@hotmail.com .  Time spent on this job can be used to fulfill volunteer hours.

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Baseball in Castleton

The baseball committee has had their first meeting and they have decided to add to the programs that will be offered this summer. Mini-Split – Ages 3-5 $40/child Mini-split will consist of 6 weeks soccer and 6 weeks T-ball with an emphasis on fundamentals and fun.  This division does not travel. 5 Pitch – Ages 5-7 $50/child 5 Pitch will continue to build skills and offers competition against other centres for children. Rookie – Ages 7-9 $105/child Rookie ball has children learning to hit off a pitching machine, this is also a travelling league for children. Mosquito – Ages 9-11 $105/child…

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Registration dates for minor Sports in Castleton

Dates have been set to register your child/children for minor sports in Castleton.    We have player positions available in all divisions of soccer and two (2) levels of baseball.   A mini camp consisting of six (6) weeks of baseball and six (6) weeks of soccer is being offered for children too young to participate in a full schedule of minor sports. Registration will take place at the Castleton Town Hall: Sunday March 16 from 1-5 Thursday March 20 from 6-9 Saturday March 29 from 10-2 The newsletter below will provide you with age categories and fees for the 2014 season….

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Annual General Meeting

After Thursday evening’s AGM the Club now has a full executive. Many positions remain held by members from the past year with the addition of Kevin McComb, who will complete the remaining year of Christine Westbrook’s term as director. Christine will remain on the executive as the Bingo Coordinator. 1) After elections a discussion ensued regarding the possibility of adding a Youth Advisory Committee to the Sports Club. We have decided to accept applications to appoint four (4) members to a Youth Advisory Committee as part of the Sports Club. We will appoint two (2) high school students… and two…

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2014 Castleton Cup Pond Hockey Tournament

Last year’s tournament was a resounding success and with some cooperation from Mother Nature the conditions look great for the tournament this year at the Sports Fields.  The ice makers have been freezing their bits off but the ice looks near perfect.   Set aside Saturday Feb 1, 2014 for what is sure to be a great day of hockey played outdoors.  Below are the rules and general information for this year’s tournament.  Limited team space is available.  Deadline for entries is January 30, 2014. 2014 Pond Hockey 2014 Castleton Cup Pond Hockey Tournament Rules        

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Change of Seasons

The Castleton Sports Club would like to thank coordinators Cathy-Rose Patterson (soccer) and Jeff Turney (baseball) along with their coaches and parent volunteers for another successful season of minor sports.   Without all of the support we receive from all of the volunteers we couldn’t run the programs we do. Some work has been done at the fields this fall, including seeding the fields and some leveling around the area of the ice of surface.  Thank you to Northumberland Grain for the donation of grass seed and fertilizer.  Ice making will begin as soon as weather permits.  Volunteers are needed to…

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50+ 3 pitch game

A fun game of ball is being organized for retired players of the area to be played during the Family Fun Night.  The game last year turned out to be highly competitive  between some great former players.  Here’s hoping there are few less skinned knees this year.  Apparently the drive to win is alive and well. If you or someone you know is over 50 and would like to play please contact Christine Westbrook to add your name to the list.  

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