One Hit Wonders: Girls Fastpitch in Santa Monica, CA.
Santa Monica Girls Fastpitch Softball League (SMGF) is a self-funded, all-volunteer organization dedicated to providing girls with a safe environment to play softball, develop strong personal values, and have fun. The league depends on contributions from our community members, in order to provide our girls with an affordable and safe softball experience.
SMGF a non-profit recreational softball league offering programs in Spring and Fall for girls ages 4-14. SMGF has been offering organized softball in the greater Santa Monica area for over 30 years.
According to youth softball organizations, there are a wide range of document health and emotional benefits for youth softball participation, including:
- Full body conditioning
- Improved hand-eye coordination
- Improved self-esteem
- Learning to deal with performance anxiety
- Sense of community
- Emphasis on cooperation and compromise
- Muscle development
The Nartey Sports Foundation is proud to co-sponsor the 12U Gold Santa Monica Girls Fastpitch (SMGF) All Star team. The has qualified for the USA Western National Championship tournament, which is the highest level of competition in recreational softball.