Children’s Athletics

ATTENTION: We regret to inform you that Hot Shots Sports Company is no longer offering classes in the southern suburbs, therefore all of the Hot Shots classes have been cancelled. We apologize for the inconvenience. Thank you for your understanding.

Pee-Wee Bumper Bowling

Ages 2-5  
Help your little ones learn the game and experience a family activity. All participants will be paired with 3-4 other children per lane. Bumper Bowling is the perfect way to introduce your child to a new activity with his/her peers. Please register at a Park District Office. This is NOT an instructional class. Fee includes one hour of bowling, shoes, ball, award and lunch on last day.
Activity        Day   Date            Time                      R/NR
30320-A1      TH    1/16-3/19     10:00-11:00am      $47
30320-A2      SU    1/12-3/15     11:00am-Noon      $47
Location: Laraway Lanes Bowling Center, 1009 Laraway Road

Lil Dribblers    

Ages 3-5
Spencer Trail School Gymnasium
This program includes exclusively designed equipment that is tailored to enhance the basketball experience for each participant. The program challenges children to develop new cognitive, physical and social skills. In addition, each child will experience social interaction with children and adults in a fun environment.
Activity         Day     Date               Time                          R/NR              Skip Dates
32205-A1      TU        4/7-5/12          5:15pm-6:00pm        $70                  4/28

           

Basketball 101

Ages 6-8
Spencer Trail School Gymnasium
This class will build upon the fundamentals taught in the Lil Dribblers class. A slightly faster-paced environment will be geared around competitive play, encouraging tactics such as attacking the basket and aggressive defense. Players should have basic knowledge of the rules and be able to dribble comfortably in order to succeed in the class.
Activity         Day     Date               Time                          R/NR              Skip Dates
32205-A2      T          4/7-5/12          6:00pm-7:00pm         $70                 4/28

STRIDER: Learn To Ride

Ages 2-4 
Administration Building (Lower Level Parking Lot)
STRIDER Balance Bikes are industry leading training bikes that help children learn to ride on two wheels by focusing on the fundamentals of balancing, learning and steering without the distraction and complications of pedals. The STRIDER Bike’s simple no pedal design builds unbelievable confidence, eliminates fear because kids have their feet solidly on the ground, teaches your child to balance on two wheels right from the start and eliminates the need for a tricycle or training wheels. Participants must bring a helmet for class. Check out StriderBikes.com to watch a video and learn more about Strider Bikes.
Activity       Day    Date           Time                   R/NR         Skip Dates
32273-A1    SU     4/19-5/17     9:30-10:30am     $39/$44     5/10

 

Summer T-Ball League

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, July 23 and Saturday, July 25. Registration deadline is Wednesday, May 6. This date guarantees T-shirt size. Player requests will not be granted. Fee includes jerseys, hat and award. Children must be the correct age by 9/1/20.

Ages 3-4
Activity       Day    Date            Time          R/NR          Skip Dates
12146-A1     TH     6/4-7/16       5:00pm      $60/$65      7/2
12147-A1     SA     6/6-7/18       9:00am      $60/$65      7/4
12147-A2     SA     6/6-7/18       10:00am    $60/$65      7/4

Ages 5-6
Activity        Day    Date            Time            R/NR        Skip Dates
12146-A2     TH      6/4-7/16       6:00pm        $60/$65    7/2
12147-A3     SA      6/6-7/18       9:00am         $60/$65   7/4
12147-A4     SA      6/6-7/18       10:00am       $60/$65   7/4

 

Summer 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, July 24. Registration deadline is Wednesday, May 6. This date guarantees T-shirt size. Player requests will not be granted. Two times are listed for each division as the game times vary each week. Fee includes jersey and award. Children must be the correct age by 9/1/20.

Ages 3-4
Activity       Day    Date            Time                     R/NR        Skip Dates
10303-A1     F        6/5-7/17       4:15 or 5:15pm    $53/$58     7/3

Ages 5-6
Activity       Day    Date            Time                        R/NR        Skip Dates
10303-A2     F        6/5-7/17       6:15 or 7:15pm       $53/$58     7/3

 

T-Ball Time

Ages 3-4                      
Cherry Hill School Gymnasium
T-Ball Time will feature parent/child introduction in T-Ball basics such as base running, field positions, batting and sportsmanship. This class will have a lot of repetitive drills to introduce the kids to the game. Adults must participate with children each week. Please bring a mitt to class. Sign up your little slugger today!
Activity        Day    Date             Time                  R/NR        Skip Dates
30141-A1      M       2/24-3/23      5:00-6:00pm     $46/$51
30141-A2      TH     3/5-4/9          5:00-6:00pm      $46/$51    4/2  *(Location of this session has been changed to Spenser Trail School Gym)

 

Super Sport Recess

Ages 4-6
Spencer Trail School Gymnasium  CHANGED TO CHERRY HILL SCHOOL GYM
What kid doesn’t love recess? Each week your child will play and learn different sports, games or activities. Let them burn off some energy and sign up today! Please bring a water bottle to class.
Activity       Day    Date            Time                   R/NR
37327-A1     M       2/24-3/23     6:00-7:00pm       $46/$51

 

Flag Football 101

Ages 5-8
Spencer Trail School Gymnasium
Is your little Tike the next star for the Chicago Bears? It starts here with learning the fundamentals in Flag Football! Class will consist of drills and games that introduce new and improve current fundamentals. Players will learn how to properly throw, catch and run with the football. Players will also learn offensive and defensive concepts. Please bring a water bottle to class.
Activity       Day    Date            Time                   R/NR         Skip Dates
30331-A1     TH     3/5-4/9         6:00-7:00pm       $46/$51     4/2

 

Lincoln-Way Area Youth Tennis

Ages 5-14                                                                    
Lincoln-Way Central High School Tennis Courts
Our play-based tennis instruction is designed for the next generation. Beginner players will use age-appropriate equipment and courts scaled to the size of players. Experienced players will work on refining fundamentals while focusing on drills and match play. 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! Loan rackets will be available to use.

Ages 5-8
Activity       Day    Date            Time                   R/NR 
34241-A1     SU     4/19-5/17     10:00-11:00am   $58

Ages 9-10
Activity       Day    Date            Time                   R/NR 
34241-A2     SU     4/19-5/17     11:00am-Noon    $58

Ages 11-14
Activity       Day    Date            Time                   R/NR  
34241-A3     SU     4/19-5/17     11:00am-Noon    $58

 

Flag Rugby Clinic & Games

Ages 6-8                                                             
Liberty Junior High Field
Rugby is one of the fastest growing youth sports in America. Sevens is a version of rugby that was recently brought back to the Summer Olympics and in 2020 the USA men’s and women’s teams will be favorites for Gold medals! This Flag Rugby Sevens League will include practice sessions on Tuesdays and games played on Thursdays.
NO EXPERIENCE IS REQUIRED. Kids will learn the fundamentals of rugby and have a lot of fun along the way. The program will be run by USA Rugby certified coaches from the South Suburban Rugby Club; parent involvement is also encouraged and welcomed.
Activity       Day          Date              Time                   R/NR
12159-A1    T & TH    5/26-6/25       5:30-6:30pm        $50

 

Drop-In Youth Open Gym

Ages 10-13
Lincoln-Way Central High School Field House
Get your friends together to enjoy a fun night with an open court! Stop by and start your own game of badminton, basketball or volleyball. Get off the couch and join the crowd. Check newlenoxparks.org for updated drop-in times and dates. Additional skip days are added at the discretion of District 210. Per night fee is paid on site at the Field House. In order to participate, a parent must complete the Parent Permission Slip, no exceptions will be made! This can found on our website or at either Lincoln West or Central Field House, during NLCPD hours.
Activity     Day    Date          Time                  LWR/NR
36291-A1  TH      4/2-5/21     7:00-9:00pm      $5/$10 per night

 

Ultimate Volleyball Skills Clinic

Ages 6-12                                                                       
Spencer Crossing Gymnasium
This clinic includes instruction on all major volleyball skills including serving, passing, setting and attacking. Players will receive a solid foundation of these fundamental skills through fun and active drills, building up to team play. This class is for the volleyball beginner looking to understand the game and learn new skills. Kneepads are recommended.

Ages 6-8
Activity         Day    Date           Time                    R/NR     Skip Dates
32206-A1      TH     4/9-5/14       6:30-7:15pm        $70        4/16

Ages 9-12
Activity       Day    Date           Time                   R/NR     Skip Dates
32206-A2    TH     4/9-5/14       7:15-8:00pm       $70        4/16

 

Kids First Blast Ball

Ages 4-5                                        
Spencer Trail School Gymnasium
Batter up! Blast Ball is an introduction to baseball. The game is very safe – it is played with a soft bat and ball so no glove is needed. Each player bats once an inning and no scores are kept. Blast Ball consists of one base and it makes a “honking” noise when a player steps on it. Major League Baseball recognizes Blast Ball as part of its campaign to promote the resurgence of baseball at the grass-roots level.
Activity       Day    Date              Time                  R/NR
36676-A1    T        2/25-3/24       5:00-6:00pm      $76

 

Kids First Basketball Fundamentals

Ages 5-12                                                                                 
Lincoln-Way West High School Field House
This basketball program focuses on fundamentals, game preparation and basketball games. Players will be taught new basketball skills and safety techniques to make them game ready. There will be skills contests, championship games and techniques taught on shooting, dribbling, passing, floor spacing, basketball safety and sportsmanship. Kids will be divided up into groups based on age and skill.

Ages 5-6
Activity        Day    Date           Time                    R/NR
32120-A1      SA     4/4-5/2        2:00-3:00pm         $76

Ages 7-12
Activity         Day    Date           Time                    R/NR
32120-A2      SA     4/4-5/2       2:00-3:00pm         $76

 

Kids First Soccer Fundamentals

Ages 5-10                                                                            
Spencer Trail School Gymnasium
Feel the excitement of scoring a goal! Soccer games are played daily with instruction. Kids will have plenty of fun with Kids First experienced coaches teaching soccer techniques that give kids confidence and skills. Coaches will combine body balance and speed drills with soccer drills, making this program ideal for beginners to advanced players.
Activity       Day    Date            Time                   R/NR
32111-A1     TU     2/25-3/24     6:00-7:00pm       $76

 

Kids First Baseball Fundamentals

Ages 5-12                                                                            
Lincoln-Way West High School Field House
This baseball program prepares and challenges all players through fun and competitive drills to develop skills that will maximize your player’s potential. Players will experience drills in, batting, fielding, pitching, base running and throwing. Kids will be divided up into groups based on age and skill.

Ages 5-6
Activity        Day    Date            Time                    R/NR     Skip Dates
36677-A1     SA     1/11-2/29     2:00-3:00pm          $76        1/25, 2/1, 2/22

Ages 7-12
Activity       Day    Date            Time                    R/NR     Skip Dates
36677-A2     SA     1/11-2/29     2:00-3:00pm        $76        1/25, 2/1, 2/22

 

Kids First Indoor Track and Field

Ages 5-14                                                                            
Lincoln-Way West High School Field House
Coaches will focus on teaching outdoor/indoor sprints, hurdles, jumps, running and throws in a safe and fundamental way. The program consists of body balance techniques and speed, quickness and agility drills to produce a quicker and safer more powerful performer. A series of team relay races makes Indoor Track & Field fun and entertaining. Program concludes with an event championship series. Speed and quickness training helps for many sports.

Ages 5-8
Activity        Day   Date            Time                    R/NR     Skip Dates
36678-A1      SA    1/11-2/29     1:00-2:00pm        $76        1/25, 2/1, 2/22
36678-A2      SA    4/4-5/2         1:00-2:00pm        $76

Ages 9-14
Activity         Day   Date           Time                    R/NR     Skip Dates
36678-A3      SA    1/11-2/29     1:00-2:00pm         $76        1/25, 2/1, 2/22
36678-A4      SA    4/4-5/2         1:00-2:00pm         $76

 

Floor Hockey

Ages 7-12
Spencer Trail School Gymnasium
The Chicago Blackhawks have reintroduced kids to the game of hockey! Off the ice, fast-paced and always exciting, floor hockey gives your child a great way to participate in an athletic activity. Each class will start with warm up drills that will teach puck handling, passing, shooting and defense. The remaining time will consist of scrimmages and games. This class offers 60 minutes of nonstop hockey fun! Please bring a water bottle to class.
Activity       Day    Date           Time                   R/NR         Skip Dates
38390-A1    TH     3/5-4/9         7:00-8:00pm       $46/$51     4/2

 

Volleyball 101

Ages 7-13
Lincoln-Way Central High School Field House
This volleyball class is open to boys, girls, beginners and experts. Instruction will cover the basic fundamentals of volleyball and also build on your current skills. Class will consist of a variety of drills and games that will focus on passing, setting, serving, spiking, team play and rules of the game. Instructed by Lincoln-Way Central Volleyball Coach, Catrina Cimaroli. Please bring a water bottle to class.

Ages 7-9
Activity       Day    Date            Time                   R/NR
38211-A1     M       4/6-5/4         6:15-7:15pm       $46/$51

Ages 10-13
Activity       Day    Date            Time                   R/NR
38211-A2     M       4/6-5/4         7:15-8:15pm       $46/$51

 

Archery Class

Ages 8-17
Staff at BowDoc Archery are USA Archery certified coaches. All levels of shooters from total beginners to world class competitors are welcome. BowDoc Archery will supply all of the equipment necessary for class. They will have bows that fit the minimum age of 8.
Activity       Day    Date            Time                   R/NR  
32341-A1     T        2/4-2/25       7:00-8:00pm       $73
32341-A2     T        4/7-4/28       7:00-8:00pm       $73
Location: BowDoc Archery 18815 Wolf Road, Unit 4, Mokena