New Executive Elected!

At the November 18, 2021 AGM, the SVI membership elected a new Executive. Congrats to:

  • President – Dave Ross (Central Saanich)
  • Treasurer – Marion Bennett (Strawberry Vale)
  • Director – Lori Zehr (Lakehill)
  • Director – Ryan Smith (Duncan)
  • UIC – Teresa Allen (Langford)
  • Past President – Bill Hawkins (Gordon Head)

2021 Carnarvon Fall Fastball

6-week weekly program with a warm-up/skills refresher followed by a game called by Umpires

Coaches will be focusing on skill development for the next spring season and having fun so there will be no scorekeeping

New players and players from other clubs are welcome!

Location: Firefighter’s Park (Oak Bay)

When: Sundays Sep 12-Oct 24/21 (no session Oct 10)

Times (divisions based on this past spring):

  • U8 (born 2013-2014) 10am-noon
  • U10/U12 (born 2009-12) 12:30-3pm *FULL*
  • U14/U16 (born 2005-08) 3:30-6pm

Cost: $60 (includes shirt)


BC High Performance and Development Spring Break Camps

Oceanside Softball is pleased to announce that we will be hosting two softball camps with the coaches from the Women’s National Team. The first is the BC High Performance Camp for players with higher levels of ability and the second is the Oceanside Softball Development Camp with Team Canada Coaches for players of any ability.

BC High Performance Spring Camp

Softball is in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and the current coaching staff for the Canadian National Team will be the headline coaches for the first annual BC High Performance Spring Camp and Oceanside Softball Development Camp. These camps will also include current National players, the National Teams Mental Performance Coach and national pool coaches.

The Camp will be held indoors at Arbutus Meadows Training Center 1515 Island Hwy E, Nanoose Bay BC V9P 9A3 a 225ftx175ft turfed facility.

The camp is limited to 65 participants (15 pitchers, 10 catchers and 40 infielder/outfielders) in U14 and (15 pitchers, 10 catchers, 25 infielders, 15 outfielders) in U16/18 group.


  • Mark Smith  Softball Canada High Performance Director and Women’s Team Head coach
  • Mel Basillio  Canadian Women’s National Team Infield Coach
  • Dave Paetkau  Canadian Women’s National Team Hitting and Out fielding Coach
  • Rob Guenter  Canadian Women’s Junior and Senior Pitching Coach
  • Dr Lauren Tashman  Canadian National Team Mental Performance trainer
  • Charlotte Dolan  Former Canadian National Team and UCLA Player (Catching Coach)
  • Current Women’s National Team Players
  • Canadian Sport Institute Trainers

U14 Group runs from March 19 to 21 2018, and includes:

  • 10 hours of Training/instruction
  • 4 games with National Team coaching
  •  Meet and Greet Pizza/Appetizers night and College Prep Talk
  •  5 hours Physical Training
  •  2 hours Mental Performance

U16/18 Group runs from March 20 to 23 2018, and inludes:

  • 13 hours of Training/Instruction
  •  2 games with National Team coaching
  •  Meet and Greet Pizza/Appetizers night and College Prep Talk
  •  3 hours Physical Training
  •  4 hours Mental Performance


U14 $350 Registration Fee
U16/18 $425 Registration Fee

Oceanside Softball’s Annual Development Camp

Oceanside Softball’s Annual Development Camp runs March 23 to 25, 2017 at Arbutus Meadows. This camps is broken up into hour and a half modules for each age group with each module costing $25

The modules are:
Hitting, Pitching, Catching, Infielding and Outfielding

To register click on the registration Tab at the top of the page

For accommodations, Parksville is very close to Arbutus Meadows

Preferred accommodation rates are set up at Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort & Conference Centre for your accommodation needs in Parksville!  Quote account #10Q4LX or Oceanside Softball when making your reservation. You can give a call into reservations at 1-800-663-7373 at anytime to qualify for a discounted rates.