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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Family Fun Night

Voting has closed for the movie that will be screened at the Fun Day on Sat. Aug 17.    Thank you to all who voted and join us at the fields to see which movie won the poll. The BBQ, bouncy inflatables and rock wall will open at 5:30 and the movie will begin at dusk.  Bring chairs and bug repellant.

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Family Fun Night

Mark Saturday, August 17  for the annual Family Fun night.   Enjoy Bouncy Inflatable, a rock climbing wall and be entertained by Michael Tremblay or watch the Over 50 3 pitch game.  The Sports Club will have the BBQ fired up and food will be available for purchase. The movie this year will be chosen by you.  Poll will be open until Saturday, August 10.      

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Sawmill Road Performs Live

Tickets for the performance & dance will be available at the store until 7:00 p.m. at the advance ticket price of $20.   Tickets will be available at the door after that time for $25. Volunteers are needed to help clean up on Sunday.  Contact Christine for more information.    

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Community Fundraiser

On May 25 a fundraiser was held in support of former Sports Club member Robert Depaepe who has recently been diagnosed with cancer.  Organizers put together a fun filled day which included a bottle drive, jumpy castles, BBQ and 3 Pitch tournament.  The community support was great and at the end of the day the organizers were pleased with the amount of money they were able to donate to the family.   .

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