Widget Softball (Pre-K & K) – This is an INSTRUCTIONAL DIVISION. The focus is on teaching the players how to play the Sport. There is no score and no Championship Game. The first 3 weeks of Practices are a structured “SOFTBALL SKILLS CAMP” managed by the WIDGET COMMISSIONER. It will be held indoors 3 times per week. The first week is held at the Orland Park Sportsplex. The second and third weeks are held at the Loebe Center. The fourth week will be supervised by the WIDGET Commissioner and the Volunteer Parent Coaches held outside at Veteran’s Park. An Instructional Practice / Game schedule of 2 events per week will be provided for the months of May through mid-June. The curriculum taught at the “SOFTBALL SKILLS CAMP” will be the focus throughout the Season.
Fast-Pitch Softball-– Orland Park Recreational Fast-Pitch Softball is played during the Spring Season and is our largest sport. The Divisions range from Pre-K through 9th Grade. Registration begins on or about February 1st. This is a Recreational Program. A Recreational player may not be a member of a Travel and/or Club Fast-Pitch Softball team and must play in the OYA Recreational Program.