Learn to Play Program


Softball Canada and Softball Manitoba are pleased to announce a Youth Development Program called Learn to Play. All Schools, Minor Softball Associations, coaches and Youth Organizations are welcome to contact us to learn more about this new and exciting program.  What is Learn To Play ?

  • introduces Softball to children in a Revolutionary way
  • ensures children have Fun while improving their fitness and developing their skills
  • is Action packed
  • fosters Success for all ability levels
  • has Easy to Follow lesson plans for new and experienced coaches
  • contains activities and lead up games that are patterned after informal Playground Games
  • gives every child more opportunities to develop softball skills because everyone is Active for every minute of every session
  • is Nationally recognized and approved


Players will want to come back for more non-stop Fun and Action !!

How it Works

Learn to Play is made up of two age appropriate levels. Each level takes into account the characteristics of children (both mentally and physically) to ensure that each child has fun, experiences success and is gradually introduced to a competitive environment.

Each level is designed to be delivered over a 8 week period with two sessions per week.



Session Length



3 to 6

60 mins.

One hour per session made up entirely of the prepared lesson plans

Penny Ball

7 and 8

75 mins.

30 minutes using the prepared lesson plans followed by a 45 minute modified game

Learn to Play Information and Lesson Plans

LTP 1 ages 3-6 Play Monday and Wednesday nights

LTP 2 ages 7-8 Play Tuesday and Thursday nights

Would you like to introduce youth to softball in a fun and exciting way? Would you like to increase your registration numbers? Download our guide to running a Learn to Play Skills Camp!

For further information on the Learn to Play Program, please feel free to contact Softball Manitoba Executive Director This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. at (204) 925-5674. Learn to Play Manuals (complete with Lesson Plans) can be purchased from Softball Manitoba for $5.00 each, or can be downloaded for free from the Softball Canada Website.