Youth Athletics

Groups will be no larger than 10 and masks are required. Multiple groups will be spaced out in the gymnasium at an appropriate social distance. View IDPH’s Sports Safety Guidance. 

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Micro T-Ball

AGE: 3-5 Years

Batter up! Our most popular micro program is a home run. Participants learn the fundamentals of baseball and interact with other players. 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 a baseball, but please bring your own glove.

Age Day Date Time Fee (R/NR)
3-4 Th Jun 10-Jul 29 5:30-6:30 pm $50/$60

Location: Championship Park, 9201 Crescent Drive 


Micro Sports

AGE: 3-5 Years

Keep your little ones active with sports! We have combined various indoor Micro Sports into a single session. Our experienced staff will teach kids how to shoot a basketball, kick a soccer ball, and play hockey.   

Day Date Time Fee (R/NR)
M Jun 7-Jul 26 6-6:45 pm $45/$55

Location: Community Center


Youth Basketball 

AGES: 6-14

Participants learn to shoot,, pass, dribble and defend through age appropriate drills and competitions. Players have fun meeting new friends and learning new skills. We have split the class into three levels. Level 1 is recommended for beginners, Level 2 for limited experience and Level 3 for experienced. 

Level 1:

Day Date Time Fee (R/NR)
W Jul 14-Aug 18 5-5:45 pm $35/$45

Level 2:

Day Date Time Fee (R/NR)
W Jul 14-Aug 18 6-6:45 pm $35/$45

Level 3:

Day Date Time Fee (R/NR)
W Jul 14-Aug 8 7-7:45 pm $35/$45

Location: Community Center


Youth Volleyball  

AGE: Grades 3-8

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.

Grades Day Date Time Fee (R/NR)
3-5 Tu  Apr 6-May 25 6-6:45 pm $45/$55
6-8 Tu Apr 6-May 25 7-7:45 pm $45/$55

 

Grades Day Date Time Fee (R/NR)
3-5 Tu  Jul 13-Aug 17 6-6:45 pm $35/$45
6-8 Tu Jul 13-Aug 17 7-7:45 pm $35/$45

Location: Community Center 


Baseball & Softball Camp

AGES: 7-14

The camp challenges everyone 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.

Age Day Date Time Fee (R/NR)
11-14 M-F Jun 7-11 9-10:30 am $40/$50
7-10 M-F Jun 7-11 10:45 am-12:15 pm  $40/$50

Location: North Park Baseball Fields 


Basketball Camp

AGES: 7-14

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. 

Age Day Date Time Fee (R/NR)
11-14 M-F Jun 14-18 9-10:30 am $40/$50
7-10 M-F Jun 14-18 10:45 am-12:15 pm  $40/$50

Location: Community Center


Volleyball Camp

AGES: 7-14

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

Age Day Date Time Fee (R/NR)
11-14 M-F Jun 21-25 9-10:30 am $40/$50
7-10 M-F Jun 21-25 10:45 am-12:15 pm  $40/$50

Location: Community Center


Tennis Lessons 

AGES: 5-14

Our Tennis Lessons are a hit! Lessons focus on fundamentals such as grip, stance and swing! Al 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:

Age Day Date Time Fee (R/NR)
5-7 Tu/Th Jun 8-Jul 1 2:30-3:15 pm $50/$60
8-11 Tu/Th Jun 8-Jul 1 3:30-4:15 pm  $50/$60
12-14 Tu/Th Jun 8-Jul 1 4:30-5:15 pm  $50/$60

Session II:

Age Day Date Time Fee (R/NR)
5-7 Tu/Th Jul 13-Aug 5 2:30-3:15 pm $50/$60
8-11 Tu/Th Jul 13-Aug 5 3:30-4:15 pm  $50/$60
12-14 Tu/Th Jul 13-Aug 5 4:30-5:15 pm  $50/$60

Location: East Leyden High School, 3400 Rose St. 


Kids Karate Club

AGE: 4-14 Years

The Kid’s Karate Club is a high energy, progressive, motivational martial arts program developed specifically for kids to have fun while learning. Students will learn stances, strikes, blocks, kicks and sparring techniques while building confidence. They will learn about strangers and how to combine the techniques they learn to protect themselves. 

In Person Kids Karate Club

This program comes with the “Never Miss a Class Guarantee.” If a student misses a class (i.e. schedule conflict, sick, etc.) or the center closes for any reason, the missed classes will be replaced with virtual online instructor led classes.

Virtual Learning Kids Karate Club

This 12 video series program includes games, drills and actual classes that mirror in person instruction. Students can participate on their own, or the whole family can participate together. Students will have access to the videos for one year. At the end of the course, students will be eligible for to test for their next color. 

Kids Karate Safety Guidelines can be read here

Beginners:

Day Date Time Fee (R/NR)
M May 17-Jul 5 6:15-7 pm $47/$62
M Aug 16-Oct 4 6:15-7 pm $47/$62

Advanced: Yellow Belts & Above

Day Date Time Fee (R/NR)
M May 17-Jul 5  7-7:45 pm $47/$62
M Aug 16-Oct 4 7-7:45 pm $47/$62

In Person Location: Community Center


Fencing ~ Olympic Swordplay

AGES: 8-65 Years

Enjoy competitive fun safely without “fighting”. This beginning class will provide you the basics for advancement. Fencing is one of the few sports that practices social distancing. However, due COVID-19, fencers must choose to rent personal equipment for the session or to purchase their own basic set (est. $140). 

To rent a personal set of equipment, contact Fencing Sports Club on voice only number 630-678-0035 to share size. When you rent a set, No one is guaranteed perfect fitting club equipment. 

If you prefer to purchase a personal beginner set, the club recommends ordering from Blue Gauntlet. Participants must attend first class with their new set in-hand. At the end of the session, you may have the club buy your equipment at 50% of purchase price. 

Day Date Time Fee
M May 24-Jun 28* 7:30-8:15 pm $48/$58
M Jul 12-Aug 2 7:30-8:15 pm $40/$50
M Aug 9-30 7:30-8:15 pm $40/$50

*No Class May 31

Additional family members receive half-off registration fee

Location: Community Center 


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