Children’s Athletics

SUMMER

Lil’ Sluggers

Ages 3-6
Walker Country Estates Park
Sign your little slugger up to improve his/her basics of T-Ball and socialization in a non-competitive environment. This instructional program will teach the fundamental skills of throwing, catching, hitting and socialization in an athletic setting. Please bring a baseball glove with your child’s name on it.
Day/Dates: Tues., June 11-July 2
ACTV#12148-B1 5:00pm-6:00pm
ACTV#12148-B2 6:00pm-7:00pm   FULL

Day/Dates: Wed., June 12-July 3
ACTV#12148-B3 5:00pm-6:00pm
ACTV#12148-B4 6:00pm-7:00pm

Fee: $36/R • $41/NR (Fee includes T-shirt & hat)

Kick Start Soccer League 

Ages 3-6
Walker Country Estates Park
Volunteer coaches are needed to help run this program and it cannot run without the generous sponsorship of Burns Photography! Soccer provides your son/daughter the opportunity to have fun while learning the skills of running, kicking and teamwork. Everyone plays! The first day will consist of a practice and meeting the team. After the first week, teams will practice before each game and will play a full game. Players must wear shin-guards. In case of cancellations, the final make-up day will be Friday, August 2. Registration begins Wednesday, May 1. Registration deadline is Wednesday, May 15. This date guarantees T-shirt size. Player requests will not be granted.
Ages 3-4
Day/Times: Fri., 4:15pm or 5:15pm Start Times
ACTV#10303-A1 June 14-July 26 (Skip 7/5)  FULL

Ages 5-6
Day/Times: Fri., 6:15pm or 7:15pm Start Times
ACTV#10303-A2 June 14-July 26 (Skip 7/5)  FULL

Fee: $51/R • $56/NR (Fee includes jersey and award)

T-Ball Leagues

Ages 3-6
Walker Country Estates Park
Volunteer coaches are needed to help run this program! T-Ball provides your child the opportunity to have fun while learning the skills of throwing, fielding, hitting and base-running. Everyone plays! The first day will consist of a practice and meeting the team. After the first week, teams will practice before each game and will play as many innings as they can within the hour allotted. Please bring a baseball glove and a helmet is required for batting. Only one helmet will be provided per game. In case of cancellations, the final make-up day will be Thursday, August 1 and Saturday, August 3. Registration begins Wednesday, May 1. Registration deadline is Wednesday, May 15. This date guarantees T-shirt size. Player requests will not be granted.
Thursday League
Ages 3-4
Game Time: 5:00pm
ACTV#12146-A1 June 13-July 25 (Skip 7/4)  FULL

Ages 5-6
Game Time: 6:00pm
ACTV#12146-A2 June 13-July 25 (Skip 7/4)  FULL

Saturday League
Ages 3-4
Game Time: 9:00am
ACTV#12147-A1 June 15-July 27 (Skip 7/6)  FULL
Game Time: 10:00am
ACTV#12147-A2 June 15-July 27 (Skip 7/6)  FULL

Ages 5-6
Game Time: 9:00am
ACTV#12147-A3 June 15-July 27 (Skip 7/6)  FULL
Game Time: 10:00am
ACTV#12147-A4 June 15-July 27 (Skip 7/6)  FULL

Fee: $59/R • $64/NR (Fee includes jersey, hat and award)

Hot Shots: T-Ball Skills Clinic

Ages 3-6
Lions Den Park Softball Field
This introductory T-Ball program is perfect for a child who wants to have fun, make new friends and be introduced to baseball. Each participant has the opportunity to hit, field, throw, catch and run bases in this fun-filled skills clinic. Participants are also introduced to the basic rules of the game. The program stresses teamwork over competition. All you need to bring is a baseball glove!
Day/Times: Mon., 4:30pm-5:15pm
ACTV#12232-A1 July 8-Aug. 5
Day/Times: Mon., 5:15pm-6:00pm
ACTV#12232-A2 July 8-Aug. 5
Fee: $50 R/NR

Hot Shots: Basketball Class

Ages 3-12
Spencer Park Basketball Court
Join us for an introduction to the game of basketball in a safe, fun and exciting environment! Using age appropriate activities and games, along with a lower basket, participants are introduced to the basics of basketball. Development of early skills such as proper ball handling, passing, shooting and defense is combined with the basic knowledge of the rules of the game and principles of teamwork and sportsmanship. All instruction is game/drill oriented with mini games and scrimmages played each day.
Lil Dribblers
Ages 3-6
Day/Time: Tues., 4:30pm-5:15pm
ACTV#12205-A1 July 9-Aug. 6
Day/Time: Tues., 5:15pm-6:00pm
ACTV#12205-A2 July 9-Aug. 6

Basketball Skills 101
Ages 7-12
Day/Time: Tues., 6:00pm-6:45pm
ACTV#12205-A3 July 9-Aug. 6

Fee: $50 R/NR

Lincolnway Area Youth & Junior Tennis Class

Ages 5-14
Countryview/Royal Meadows Park
Our play-based tennis instruction is designed for the “next generation.” U10 players will use age appropriate equipment and courts scaled to the size of players. Our program makes the game more accessible by allowing kids to get involved right from the start. Players actively acquire tennis skills and technique by working with each other! Age appropriate equipment will be available to use.
Ages 5-7
Day/Time: Mon., 4:30pm-5:30pm
ACTV#14241-A1 June 10-July 15

Ages 8-10
Day/Time: Mon., 5:30pm-6:30pm
ACTV#14241-A2 June 10-July 15

Ages 11-14
Day/Time: Mon., 6:30pm-7:30pm
ACTV#14241-A3 June 10-July 15

Fee: $72 R/NR

Archery Class

Ages 8-17
Whether you are brand new to archery or an experienced shooter, come out and enjoy four sessions of archery fun. You will learn safety, proper technique and form and shooting etiquette. There will be a lot of shooting in these sessions with shooting games and competitions mixed in. Staff at BowDoc Archery are USA Archery certified coaches. All levels of shooters are welcome from total beginners to experienced archers. BowDoc Archery will supply all of the equipment necessary for class.
Day/Time: Tues., 7:00pm-8:00pm
ACTV#12341-A3 June 11-July 2
Fee: $71 R/NR
Location: BowDoc Archery
18801 Wolf Road, Unit 4, Mokena

Drop-In Open Gym

Ages 12 & Older
Lincoln-Way West High School Field House
Stop by and start your own game of volleyball or basketball. Get off the couch and join the crowd! In order to participate, patrons from ages 12-17 must submit a signed Parent Permission Slip. Patrons 18 and older must follow drop-in procedures and show a valid picture ID. Check newlenoxparks.org for updated drop-in times and dates. Additional skip days are added at the discretion of District 210. Pay at the door.
Day/Time: Tues., 6:00pm-9:00pm
Dates: June 18-Aug. 27 (Skip 6/25 & 7/2)
Fee: $5/LWR per Night • $10/NR per Night

Kids First Track & Field

Ages 5-13
Liberty Junior High School Track
Coaches will focus on teaching sprints, hurdles, jumps, distance running and throws in a safe and fundamental way in this program. Fundamentals taught in class will build the foundation for a quicker, safer and more powerful performer. A wide variety of timed events will take place daily concluding with an event championship series on the final day.
Ages 5-8
Day/Time: Tues., 4:15pm-5:30pm
ACTV#12551-A1 June 11-July 2
Day/Time: Mon., 4:15pm-5:30pm
ACTV#12551-A2 July 8-July 29

Ages 9-13
Day/Time: Tues., 5:30pm-6:45pm
ACTV#12551-A3 June 11-July 2
Day/Time: Mon., 5:30pm-6:45pm
ACTV#12551-A4 July 8-July 29

Fee: $59 R/NR

Kids First Baseball

Ages 5-12
Walker Country Estates Park
Kids First Baseball prepares and challenges all players through fun, competitive baseball drills and games that will maximize player potential. Program offers position training, batting techniques, body balance, throwing, fielding, base running and sportsmanship.
Ages 5-6
Days/Time: Sun., 9:00am-10:15am
ACTV#12547-A1 June 16-July 7
ACTV#12547-A2 July 14-Aug. 4

Ages 7-12
Days/Time: Sun., 10:15am-11:30am
ACTV#12547-A3 June 16-July 7
ACTV#12547-A4 July 14-Aug. 4

Fee: $59 R/NR

Kids First Girls Softball

Ages 7-12
Walker Country Estates Park
Kids First Softball challenges all players through fun, competitive drills and games that will maximize player potential. Program offers position training, batting techniques, body balance, throwing, fielding, base running and sportsmanship. This program includes a softball skills competition in pitching, hitting, fielding and running and a championship softball game.
Day/Time: Sun., 11:30am-12:45pm
ACTV#13120-A1 June 16-July 7
ACTV#13120-A2 July 14-Aug. 4
Fee: $59 R/NR

Flag Football League

Grades K-8 (2019-2020 School Year)
NEW AGE DIVISIONS!
Walker Country Estates Park
The recent success of the Chicago Bears is bringing football back to its place as America’s favorite sport! Flag Football is melded with valuable football lessons such as fair play and teamwork. Weeknight practices will focus on basic skills and game development. The Flag Football League consists of 5-on-5 games with players wearing flag belts that must be snatched by the opponent to record a “tackle.” Mouth guards will not be provided but are required to participate. They will be sold at the concession stand.

Volunteer coaches are needed to help run this program! There will be a mandatory coaches’ meeting before the season begins. Details regarding the meeting will be emailed to all of the coaches. All coaches will be required to submit a state-mandated background check. Check newlenoxparks.org for more information.

Games begin Saturday, August 17 and end Saturday, October 12 (Skip 8/31). Early start times and Sunday games may be scheduled if needed for make-ups.

Registration Information:
Registration begins Monday, May 13 at the Administration Building and Lions Community Center. You are able to register at any time during regular business hours.
Late registration begins Monday, June 10 with a non-refundable $50 added fee per participant.
Registration is not guaranteed as this league can reach a maximum.

NEW! Volunteer Information:
A volunteer fee of $15 will be added to your total.
Each family will be required to volunteer for at least one hour during the season. When this has been completed, you will receive a $15 credit to your household account.

ACTV# Division Grades Fee
72230-A1 Tike Kindergarten $99/R • $119/NR
72230-A2 Pee-Wee 1-2 $107/R • $127/NR
72230-A3 Youth 3-4 $107/R • $127/NR
72230-A4 Junior 5-6 $107/R • $127/NR
72230-A5 Teen 7-8 $122/R • $142/NR

*Fee includes jersey.
($15 volunteer fee is not included in the above fees)