Located in the heart of Chastain Park, the center of North Atlanta, NYO (an acronym for the Northside Youth Organization) provides high-quality youth fastpitch softball to girls ages 5-17. If you are interested in an extremely organized and competitive league that allows players to develop to their fullest potential through dedicated coaching and quality competition, then NYO Fastpitch at Chastain Park is the league for you and your children. Our commitment is to provide the finest in-park program in the State of Georgia with an emphasis on community involvement, volunteerism, teamwork, sportsmanship, providing first class facilities and above all, fun and camaraderie. Our mission is to provide the best opportunity for players of all levels to enjoy the game of fastpitch softball through non-stop encouragement, instructive guidance and positive role models. Below are a few specifics on NYO Fastpitch. You may also click on your daughter's specific league from our Fastpitch pull-down menu above to see more details on the individual leagues (ages 5-6 for Kit Kats, 7-8 for Rookies, 9-10 for Minors, 11-13 for Majors and 14-17 for Seniors). We hope you choose to be a part of NYO Fastpitch this spring!
What are the advantages of NYO Fastpitch?
Centrally located at Chastain Park in North Atlanta, adjacent to tennis, golf and a great jogging path around Chastain Park.
Continually improved and maintained state-of-the-art fields and common areas. We feature five dedicated fastpitch fields (all lighted), turf batting cages with pitching machines, and two fully functional concession stands.
No league boundaries - everyone who can get to the park is eligible to play. Come join your schoolmates without the restrictions of artificial league boundaries (most of our players live throughout Buckhead, North Atlanta and Sandy Springs, but we also have players from as far away as Decatur, Alpharetta and Marietta).
Fun and social events for players and parents throughout the year, including a gala Opening Day parade and related activities, end of year parties and other events to be scheduled. Our younger players receive trophies and players ages 9 and up receive a specially-designed NYO Fastpitch t-shirt (you can spot them all over town!).
Equitable distribution of players for evenly matched teams.
Official umpires (for ages 9 and up).
Rules for each league specially designed to promote the age-appropriate goals of each league.
Quality coaches who participate in coaches workshops and attend training from the Positive Coaching Alliance--a national organization dedicated to teaching coaches to coach in a positive, encouraging manner.
Weekly pitching clinic offered for girls ages 8 and up.
Opportunity to compete in the annual MLB Pitch, Hit and Run competition (and advance to competition at Turner Field!).
Ages 7 and up will participate in exciting season-ending tournaments at NYO.
Well-planned and organized season which runs early-mid February through early-mid May, taking off private and public school spring break weeks and holidays.
Numerous opportunities for post-season All-Star teams with (a) the possibility of multiple teams per age group, and (b) multiple tournament opportunities for each All-Star team.
An opportunity for players with physical and mental challenges to participate in our Christopher League (with great opportunities for our older players to volunteer their assistance through a buddy program).
A condensed and enriching Fall Fastpitch program for those players looking to maintain their skills year round.
Off-season conditioning offered at Titus Sports Academy (located at the NYO Gym) with discounted rates for fastpitch players.
Winter workouts at NYO for players who want to keep sharp between the end of fall softball and the start of the spring season.