Grand Prairie Girls Softball Association (GPGSA) was formed in 1973 to provide girls in Grand Prairie and surrounding cities with a safe and organized environment to learn how to play softball in a recreational atmosphere. Leagues are formed for girl’s (and boys-Blast Ball) ages 3 years old thru 17 year olds. The goal is athletic development, teamwork, sportsmanship and most importantly, FUN!
(GPGSA) offers both spring and fall seasons. The spring season, generally begins in early March to late May. The fall season, generally begins in early September to late October. The League is divided into divisions based on age. Blast Ball is for girls and boys ages 3-5. In the Six(6) Under Division, girls begin to learn the fundamentals of sfotball with coach pitch or from the T. Starting at the Eight(8) Under Division and up, fastpitch softball is the game and development continues with specific more skills development and knowledge of game.
Teams play 10 to 12 games throughout a season, usually 2 games a week. Games are generally played on a specific weeknight, and do not start before 6PM or later than 8PM. Game times vary by age group with the younger girls and Blast Ball playing the earlier games. Practice days and times are determined by each team’s head coach. Teams are encouraged to have two planned activities (practices and/or games) each week. Coaches generally consult with parents regarding practice days and times.
BLASTBALL is a program for boys and girls ages 3-5. It is an excellent introductory game for T-Ball and Softball. it allows for more action for a youngsters short attention span. More kids get to be involved which helps them retain interest in T-ball and Softball concepts. The game is safe and uses a foam bat and ball with no gloves required. Blasball teaches the basic T-Ball and Softball fundamentals of hitting, throwing and fielding while empahsizing the iimportant of teamwork and sportsmanship.
SEE BLASTBALL RULES
GP Parks and Rec RAIN OUT/Field Condition Line
After 4:00 PM