NMGS COVID-19 Update
Updated 12/29/20 – On July 30, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) permitted youth and adult recreational sports training and conditioning under specific circumstances including physical distancing.
Inter-team competitions (i.e., between two teams) are prohibited in California until January 25, 2021, at the earliest. The return-to-competition date will be reassessed by January 4, 2021 based on California disease transmission trends and is subject to change at any time given the level of COVID-19 transmission in California.
Under current guidance Outdoor Moderate-Contact Sports such as softball are permitted in the Red or Substantial Tier with restrictions. For further information visit the California Department of Public Health website at https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/outdoor-indoor-recreational-sports.aspx.
- Aug 1 – Early Bird Registration Ends (Fee Increase)
- Aug 10 – Camp Workouts Begin
- Aug 11 – Late Registration (Fee Increase)
- Aug 20 – Registration Closes
- Sept 7 – Official practices begin (Fall Season)
- Sept 12 – Games begin
FACE MASKS are required for all NMGS players in infield positions.
- Softball pants (uniform top, socks and visor will be provided)
- Batting helmet (with mask)
- Face mask (for all infielders)
- Bat (optional, but recommended)
- 6U & 8U Division: 10″ ball
- 10U Division: 11″ ball
- 12U Division: 12″ ball
There’s No Place Like Home
Newport Mesa Girls Softball (NMGS) is a non-profit recreation softball league that serves girls ages 5 through 12 residing in the Costa Mesa/Newport Beach area.
Fun and Competitive Play
The Mission of Newport Mesa Girls Softball is to provide a positive and safe environment for girls to participate in friendly competition, develop athletic skills and build self-esteem while learning to play the game of fastpitch softball. Newport Mesa Girls Softball is dedicated to the principles of teamwork, sportsmanship, friendship, leadership and citizenship. Managers, coaches, players and parents will strive to live by these principles both on and off the field.
Our team of volunteers are always here to help you.
When you’re a parent, it’s almost inevitable that at some point you will run into questions. That’s especially true in case you’re new to softball… Being aware of that, we want you to know that there is team by your side! Our board of directors and volunteers are parents too, so we are determined to answer questions you might have! Whether you have questions about selecting equipment, simple catching drills that you can do with your daughter or anything in between…
PO Box 9321 Newport Beach
NMGS HOME SOFTBALL FIELD LOCATIONS:
Bonita Creek Park (Corner of La Vida/University)
3010 La Vida St. Newport Beach
970 Arlington Dr. Costa Mesa
1411 Bayswater Newport Beach
(Please call for updates on field closures due to rain)
City of Newport Beach (Bonita Creek/Arroyo) (949) 718-1860
City of Costa Mesa (TeWinkle) (714) 754-5041
City of Laguna Niguel (949) 362-4351