Canterbury Softball has many softball "products" available each summer....there's something to suit everyone in the family 

Premier Fastpitch softball

Open grade fastpitch softball (Men)

Open grade fastpitch softball (Women)

Fastpitch softball (Mixed Community League )

Slowpitch softball (Mixed Community League) 

Special Needs softball (Mixed Community League) 

Rookie League fastpitch softball (Under 23 Men; Under 23 Women)

Junior League fastpitch softball (Under 15 & 18 Boys; Under 15 & 18 Girls)

Division Two Little League Softball(Under 13 Boys, Under 13 Girls)

Under 11 Softball (Boys and Girls)

Tee Ball Boys (Under 9)

Tee Ball Girls (Under 9)

Tee Ball Mixed (Under 7)

and if you are not keen on playing the game what about joining in and becoming a.....






or an Event Volunteer every now and again


Marie Byrne, Chair

Tony Hansen, Deputy Chair

Jason Begg, Board Member

Errol Byrne, Board Member

Maria Cropper, Board Member

Jason Mulvaney, Board Member

ALL STAFF OPERATE FROM SOFTBALL HQ, Mizuno Ballpark Pages Road, Christchurch Tel: (03) 3899167

Cheryl Kemp, Chief Executive Officer

Cheryl has been involved with softball for 45 years having coached and played at club, regional and New Zealand level.  Whilst having a good understanding of the sport, Cheryl’s career background involves administrative systems, marketing and the communication industry which brings a valued skill set to the association.  Cheryl reports directly to the Chairman and is responsible for the implementation of the Board’s strategic plan and all staff. Cheryl can be contacted at or on mobile 0274 384688.

Danielle Richardson, Operations Director
Danielle brings a wealth of experience and integrity having grown up in the softball community. From on the diamond as a player, as an official umpire, and off the diamond as a senior club administrator and facilitator, her passion and enthusiasm for softball is immense. Danielle is responsible for delivering the competition and tournament products of the association, and adding value for the members through competition information, maintaining websites and, general assistance/availability to all teams and clubs.  She brings to the role and impressive set of skills and attributes that will add value and maintain high standard of softball in our community we have all come to expect. Danielle can be contacted at or mobile 027 739 9906

Softball sites:

Softball NZ -
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North Harbour Softball
Click Here
Auckland Softball 
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Hutt Valley Softball 
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Wellington Softball 
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Otago Softball 
Click Here
Southland Softball 
Click Here

Golden Oldies Sports Celebration  Click here ​​​​​​​

International Softball sites:

Vintage Softball
Click Here
Softball Australia 
Click Here
Softball Queensland 
Click Here

Useful sites for clubs & affiliates:

SPARC Club Toolkit 
Click Here
Sport Canterbury 
Click Here