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Niskayuna Girls Softball League

The Niskayuna Girls Softball League (NGSL) provides a rewarding softball experience to both recreational and travel softball players in the Niskayuna area. NGSL is dedicated to teaching girls about the sport of softball and how to work together as a team in a supportive and encouraging environment. We provide a positive learning environment and teach the skills necessary to play competitive softball.


2024 Rec Registration is Open!

Registration for Niskayuna Girls Recreational Softball is now open for any girl in grades K-8 (pre-K accepted, too!)

The 2024 season runs from late April to mid-June, and all practices/games are held at the River Road Park or Avon Crest Park softball fields.

Register here: Welcome | 2024 Rec Softball - Players | Niskayuna Girls Softball League (sportngin.com) 

Cost
$125 per player at the K/1 Level
$150 per player 2nd
 grade and up
$15 sibling discount
$25 LATE FEE (after February 29)

Schedule
Grades K-1 (6U): Mondays 5:30pm and Saturdays 8:30am*
Grades 2-3 (8U): Tuesdays 5:30pm and Saturdays 10:15am*
Grades 4-5 (10U): Wednesdays 5:30pm and Saturdays 12:30pm*
Grades 6-8 (15U): Thursdays 5:30pm and Saturdays 2:45pm* (please note: for 6-8 teams, game days may vary since most will be against other town rec leagues...we will do our best to focus on Thursdays and Saturdays!)

*Depending on the final number of teams and weather cancellations, times may change slightly. Coaches may hold optional practices which are scheduled separately. 

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Coaches Needed!
While registering your child, you may also express interest in being a Head or Assistant Coach. If you select this option, please complete the coach registration form linked below the question. Rec Softball relies on parent volunteers as coaches, so please sign up to help! 

Equipment
Softball gloves, batting helmets with face shield, fielding face shield and sneakers are required for play. (Cleats are highly recommended and bats are recommended but players can share if needed) Please label items with the player’s name.

Full Season Timeline at a Glance

  • 2/28/24: Registration closes (late registrants will be allowed but will pay a $25 late fee)
  • Early March: Used equipment sale. Details to come.
  • Mid-March: Coaches will start to be notified of rosters and will communicate to players/families. 
  • 3/20/24: Coaches Welcome Webex Meeting. Details to come.
  • 3/23/24, 8am-2pm: Rec Kickoff Event! Details to come.
  • 3/24/24, 9am-12pm: Field Clean Up Day (weather permitting)!
  • 3/25: Optional rec team practices can begin (weather permitting). Details to come.
  • 4/20/24: REC GAMES BEGIN!
  • 5/6/24: Rec photo night! Details to come.
  • 5/18/24: No games, but join NGSL and walk in the Niska Day Parade!
  • 6/8/24: Rec picnic!
  • 6/10-6/14/24: Last week of rec games!

News

Our Location

Our fields are located at River Road Park, 2860 River Road, Niskayuna, NY 12309.

All Niskayuna Girls Softball League Rec and Travel Team home games and tournaments are at this location.

An additional practice-only field is located at Avon Crest Park.

Information on Hudson Mohawk League Travel Team field locations and directions can be found at hmdtl.com.

Note: Games and practices for the Niskayuna Central School District Modified, JV and Varsity softball teams are located at Van Antwerp Middle School and Niskayuna High School.