Thank you to the local companies and organizations that have signed up as sponsors this season!!
We are are still looking for a few more. Your support means so much.
If you own a business or know a company that would be interested in supporting the 2023 season, please send us a message!
Our Email account is email@example.com or
call us 905-374-8493
Thank you !!
We are looking for coaches for all divisions for the 2023 season and the application process is now open.
Please click on the following link and fill out an application to coach for our league.
We need coaches for the following division :
Learn to Play ( Tuesday Nights)
Mite - ( Tuesday Nights)
Junior - ( Monday Nights)
Intermediate - ( Wednesday Nights)
Senior - ( Thursday Nights)
Coaching is very rewarding role and we are so thankful to those who volunteer for this position.
If you are interested please click on the link below and fill out an application. We generally assign 2 coaches per team so if you are a part of a coaching pair please mention the person you would like to coach with in the comments part of the application.
Thank you for considering this very important role.
We are looking forward to a great season!!
Coaching Application/Registration form
What are the divisions and costs for the 2023 House League Season?
Below is the tentative schedule and fees. Please note that the City of Niagara Falls does not confirm field allocations until early March so changes may be necessary. Practice nights will be determined by the individual coaches.
Rain out games will be played on Friday’s. There will also be games scheduled on the Friday night either prior to/ or the week after for the following holidays. Victoria Day, Canada Day, and the Civic Holiday. The fields are closed on holidays and city staff will not groom or line the diamonds therefore, we will need to schedule the lost game on a Friday night.
** Note registration is open until March 31/2023. Late registration runs Apri 1-15th 2023 and the rate is $195 **
|Division||Year of Birth||Fees||Game Night|
|Learn to Play||2018-2019||$65||Tuesday|
What does my registration fee pay for ?
· Field Costs / User fees
· Lighting Costs
· Umpire Fees
· Uniform Jersey
· Equipment (softballs, bases, catchers gear, first aid supplies, etc)
· Team/Individual Picture
· Year end celebration
· Administrative Costs
What equipment do I need to play?
· Running shoes and/or cleats ( no metal spikes allowed)
· Batting helmet with a face mask ( house league only under 18 years of age)
· Bat (we will have our annual equipment sale/swap in April where we will be selling used/next to new equipment. Most bats sell for $5 to $10 dollars)
· Fielders’ masks are not mandatory but strongly recommended especially for the Junior division where players are transitioning to live pitching and a more competitive level of play.
Where/when are the games played?
All House League games are played at Palmer Park in Niagara Falls. Mite games begin at 6:00pm or 7:05pm (or a combination of both). Junior Games begin at 6:00pm or 7:50pm (or a combination of both), Intermediate games begin at 6:00pm or 7:50pm (or a combination of both) and Senior games begin at 6:30pm or 8:05pm (or a combination of both)
**Our annual house league tournament will be played one weekend in June (date to be announced) . The games will be Friday evening, Saturday during the day and Sunday during the day. These games will be played at Patrick Cummings Sports Complex in Chippawa. **
Requests to have siblings play on the same team are the only requests that will be guaranteed.
· Coaching requests are not permitted except under extenuating circumstances
· Team balancing is the primary concern of the league and will take precedence over special requests
The deadline to withdraw from league with a refund is April 17th. There will be a $10 administration fee applied.
Click on the link below to register.
The NGMSA General meetings are open to all members of the league. We meet monthly from Sept thru April. Our meetings will be held at the Gale Centre Arena. Emails go out to our members in advance of each meeting to announce the date and times.
September 13/2022 - Gale Centre Arena - Sam Long Room 6pm
October 18th 2022 - Gale Centre Arena - Sam Long Room at 6pm
November 22nd 2022 - AGM - Gale Centre Arena - Sam Long Room at 6pm
December 7th 2022 - Gale Centre Arena - Sam Long Room at 6pm
January 24th 2023 - Gale Centre Arena - Sam Long Room at 6pm
February 21st, 2023 - Gale Centre Arena - Sam Long Room at 6pm
March 21st, 2023 - Gale Centre Arena - Sam Long Room at 6pm
We could not be prouder of our Niagara Falls Thundercats. 2022 has been an incredible year for these teams who brought home many medals throughout the tournament season.
It was a great season this year. The NGMSA fielded 19 teams in our House league Division. This was possible due to our generous Sponsors
Please consider supporting these organizations who are true community leaders.
Private one on one Pitching Lessons
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Executive Board Members
President: Gregg Fortushniok
Vice President: Jim Thompson
Secretary: Wendy Bateman
Treasurer: Tina Marchese
Board Member: Kara Bishop
Board Member: David Dec
Board Member: Cathy Brady
Equipment Manager: David Dec
Scheduler: Gregg Fortushniok
Jr Umpire Scheduler: Wendy Batemen
Jr Umpire Development/Training: David Dec
Park /Gym Permits: Tina Marchese
Insurance: Tina Marchese
Select Convenor: Cathy Brady
Registration: Tina Marchese
Sponsors: Wendy Bateman
Website: Tina Marchese
Social Media - Facebook, Instagram & Twitter - Emily Fortushniok
Practice Diamond Assignments: Wendy Bateman & Cathy Brady
Tournament Coordinators : Gregg Fortushniok /Tina Marchese
House League Uniforms: Tina Marchese
Select Uniforms: Kara Bishop
Fundraising: Full Executive
Player Development/Pitching Clinics: Wendy Bateman
Photos: Tina Marchese
Awards: Tina Marchese
End of the Season Celebration: Gregg Fortushniok /Kara Bishop
Bingo Coordinator: Tina Marchese
Spirit Wear: Simon Adamson/Gregg Fortushniok
Coaching Clinics/Development/Booklet: Jim Thompson
Learn to Play Convenor:
Mite Convenor: Karen Bishop
Intermediate Convenor: Simon Adamson
Senior Convenor: Simon Adamson
Phone: 9052-374-8493 (Voice Mail)