Youth Athletics


Micro T-ball

AGE: 3-5 Years

Batter up! Your micro player is in store for a home run with our most popular micro program. Participants learn the fundamentals of baseball and interact with other players. Each week, participants work on basic skills and play an informal game. Classes are moved to the Community Center in case of inclement weather. Call the rainout hotline 847-451-8133, 30 minutes before the class. Each participant receives baseball, but please bring your own glove.

Beginners

Ages Day Date Time Fee (R/NR)
3-4 Sa Jun 6-Aug 1* 9-10am $40/$50

*No class Jul 4

Advanced

Ages Day Date Time Fee (R/NR)
4-5 Sa Jun 6-Aug 1* 10-11am $40/$50

*No class Jul 4

Location:  Championship Park (Rainout location Community Center) 


Baseball and Softball Camp

Ages 7-14 Years

This camp challenges anyone from beginners to experienced players. Players learn proper techniques in base running, hitting, throwing and fielding. In case of inclement weather, class moves to the Community Center. Please call the rainout hotline 847-451-8133, 30 minutes before the start of class.

Ages Day Date Time Fee (R/NR)
7-10 M-F Jun 15-19 10:30am-12pm $35/$45
11-14 M-F Jun 15-19 9-10:30am $35/$45

Location: North Park Baseball Fields 


Basketball Camp 

AGE: 7-14 Years

Break a sweat and sharpen your skills! Camp focuses on developing fundamentals like shooting, passing, dribbling and defense. After working on skills, games are played to reinforce everything learned. 

Ages Day Date Time Fee (R/NR)
7-10 M-F Jun 8-12 10:30am-12pm $35/$45
11-14 M-F Jun 8-12 9-10:30am $35/$45

Location: Community Center


Volleyball Camp 

AGE: 7-14 Years

Our energetic staff teaches your child the skills necessary to improve their game. Participants learn the mechanics of bumping, setting, spiking, serving and defense. After drills, games and scrimmages are played to reinforce the skills learned.

Ages Day Date Time Fee (R/NR)
7-10 M-F Jun 1-5 10:30am-12pm $35/$45
11-14 M-F Jun 1-5 9-10:30am $35/$45

Location: Community Center 


Tennis Lessons

AGE: 5-14 Years

Our Tennis lessons are a hit! Lessons focus on fundamentals such as grip, stance and swing! All players will receive a shirt. If classes are cancelled due to rain, makeups are held on the Friday of that week. The Park District has extra tennis racquets, but we recommend participants bring their own.

Session I

Ages Day Date Time Fee (R/NR)
5-7 Tu/Th Jun 2-25 2:30-3:15pm $55/$65
8-11 Tu/Th Jun 2-25 3:30-4:30pm $55/$65
12-14 Tu/Th Jun 2-25 4:30-5:30pm $55/$65

Session II

Ages Day Date Time Fee (R/NR)
5-7 Tu/Th Jul 7-30 2:30-3:15pm $55/$65
8-11 Tu/Th Jul 7-30 3:30-4:30pm $55/$65
12-14 Tu/Th Jul 7-30 4:30-5:30pm $55/$65

Location: West Leyden High School, 1000 Wolf Rd.


Kids Karate Club

AGE: 4-14 Years

The Kid’s Karate Club and Safety Time Programs are specifically designed for children ages 4 – 14 and focuses on safety, avoiding strangers and protecting oneself. This program is more than just kick, punch & yell. It targets many building blocks for children today; respect, self-esteem, building confidence, leadership, and making good choices. This is a year-round progressive martial arts program with belt progression through Black Belt. The students will learn the basics in karate, self-defense, sparring, kata & children’s safety.

If facilities close for any reason or a student misses a class, the missed classes will be replaced with online pre-recorded instructor led classes.

Parents may participate with their children at no cost as part of the Parent Helper Program, other than purchasing a club uniform. For more info: www.kidskarate.com

Beginners:

Day Date Time Fee (R/NR)
M May 11-Jul 6* 6:15-7pm $45/$60
M Aug 17-Oct 5** 6:15-7pm  $45/$60

Advanced: Yellow Belts & Above

Day Date Time Fee (R/NR)
M May 11-Jul 6 * 7-7:45pm $45/$60
M Aug 17-Oct 5** 7-7:45pm $45/$60

*No class May 25, Double classes Jun 1

**No class Sep 7, Double classes Sep 21. August classes take place at North School, 9500 Gage St. 

Location: Community Center 


Fencing

AGES: 8-65 Years

Fascinated by sword-play in the movies? This safe, fast-paced sport will be a wonderful new experience. Enjoy competitive fun safely without “fighting”. This beginning class will provide you the basics for advancement. All equipment provided. This program is designed for all fitness levels.

Day Date Time Fee
M May 18-Jun 29* 7:30-8:15pm $42/$52**
M Jul 20-Aug 10 7:30-8:15pm $32/$42**
M Aug 17-Sep 14* 7:30-8:15pm $32/$42**

*No class May 25 & Sep 7

**Additional family members receive half-off registration fee

Location: Community Center


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