1. It’s friendly Softball attracts the friendliest and most welcoming people around. We’re only too eager to welcome new players into the fold and help them into the game. 2. Anyone can play and you don't need any experience Alex Dodd In softball there’s brief pauses in-between plays, so you can figure out the game easily. Can’t catch to save your life? We’ll teach you how! And you’ll never feel outmatched as most people won’t have decades of playing experience like with other mainstream sports. 3. You don’t need to be fit Alex Dodd Softball isn’t massively exerting, so we have players of all shapes and sizes in our squads. Rather than relying on physical ability, softball is a team game that rewards communication and teamwork. 4. It’s social and fun Alex Dodd Softball is a mixed team sport, so it cultivates a warm and fun playing environment - there’s so much camaraderie on and off the pitch. Plus, weekend tournaments are held across the country all year round, offering a real festival weekend vibe - ROAD TRIP! 5. It’s diverse Our sport attracts young and old players from all walks of life. We’re a motley and colourful bunch - together, our differences become our strengths. 6. It’s satisfying Alex Dodd Had a crappy day? Nothing feels quite as satisfying as slugging that ball with a metal bat. BOOM! 7. Finally, you'll meet some best friends Alex Dodd Oh yes, we have the best doggos. Softball leagues are run all over the country, so why not join a friendly community of more than 20,000 players? To find your nearest club, visit the BSUK Diamond Finder.