Children’s Athletics

Fall Kick Start Soccer League

Ages 3-6
Lions Den Park
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 for ten-minutes before playing a thirty-minute game with a five-minute halftime. This program cannot run without the help from our volunteer coaches, so consider helping this season! In case of cancellations, the final make-up day will be Saturday, October 2. Game times are random each week and player/team requests are not permitted. Players must wear shin-guards. Registration deadline is Monday, July 12. This date guarantees T-shirt size. Fee includes jersey.

Activity Day Date Times  R/NR Skip Dates
Ages 3-4
20303-A1 SA 8/14-9/25 9:00-9:45am
10:15-11:00am
$57/$62 9/4
Ages 5-6
20303-A2 SA 8/14-9/25 11:30am-12:15pm
12:45-1:15pm
$57/$62 9/4

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. This is NOT an instructional class and a parent or guardian is required to stay during class. Please register at the Park District Office. Fee includes one hour of bowling, shoes, ball, award and lunch on the last day.

Activity Day Date Times  R/NR
20320-A2 SU 9/12-11/14 11:00am-Noon $48/$53
 Location:      Laraway Lanes Bowling Center
1009 Laraway Road, New Lenox

T-Ball Time

Ages 3-4
Spencer Trail School Gymnasium (Entry N)
T-Ball Time will feature parent/child introduction to T-Ball basics such as base running, field positions, batting and sportsmanship. This class will include a lot of repetitive drills to introduce the kids to the game. Adults must participate with children each week. Bring a mitt to class. Sign up your little slugger today!

Activity Day Date Times  R/NR
20141-A2  W 9/8-9/29 5:00-6:00pm $45/$50
20141-A3  TU 10/5-10/26 5:00-6:00pm $45/$50
20141-A4    W 10/6-10/27 5:00-6:00pm $45/$50

Sports of All Sorts

Ages 5-8
Spencer Trail School Gymnasium (Entry N)
Not sure what sport you like or want to try them all? This is the class for you. Each week your child will play and learn the fundamentals of different sports, games, or activities. Class may cover such activities as soccer, basketball, flag football, T-ball and relay games.

Activity Day Date Times  R/NR
20193-A1   TU 9/7-9/28 6:00-7:00pm $45/$50

T-Ball 101

Ages 5-8
Spencer Trail School Gymnasium (Entry N)
Introduce your little slugger to the game of T-Ball! Build on basic skills previously learned in T-Ball Time such as base running, field positions, batting and sportsmanship. This class will go through repetitive drills to introduce the kids to new skills and lead up to a T-Ball game. Bring a mitt to class.

Activity Day Date Times  R/NR
20155-A1  W 9/8-9/29 6:00-7:00pm $45/$50
20155-A2   TU 10/5-10/26 6:00-7:00pm  $45/$50

Soccer 101

Ages 5-8
Spencer Trail School Gymnasium (Entry N)
Introduce your tiny kicker into the game of soccer! Learn basic skills such as passing, dribbling, shooting, defense, positions and sportsmanship. This class will go through repetitive drills to introduce the kids to new skills and lead up to a soccer game. Shin guards are required for class.

Activity Day Date Times  R/NR
20302-A1   TU 10/5-10/26  7:00-8:00pm $45/$50

Lincoln-Way Area Youth Tennis

Ages 5-10
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 will actively acquire tennis skills and technique by working with each other! Players must bring their own racket and hand sanitizer.

Activity Day Date Times  R/NR
Ages 5-7
24241-A1   SU 9/12-10/10 10:00-11:00am $63/$68
Ages 8-10
24241-A2  SU 9/12-10/10 11:00am-Noon $63/$68
Ages 11-14
24241-A3 SU 9/12-10/10 11:00am-Noon $63/$68

Kids First Soccer Fundamentals

Ages 5-12
Spencer Trail School Gymnasium (Entry N)
See the Goal! This soccer program teaches fundamentals that all players need to understand when kicking the ball. This prepares kids how to play the game! Coaches will demonstrate ball handling, goalie positioning, first step directional movements, kicking, player positioning, and how to play the game with fundamentals. This program is ideal for beginners to advanced players that will enjoy learning through fun team competitive soccer drills. A championship game will conclude the program.

Activity Day Date Times  R/NR
26674-A1   TH 9/23-10/21 5:00-6:00pm $93/$98

Kids First Flag Football Fundamentals

Ages 5-12
Spencer Trail School Gymnasium (Entry N)
Are you ready for some football? Combining flag football fundamental preparation with flag football games. Coaches will teach football techniques with body balance and safety positioning, giving a player confidence to enjoy the game of football. The first two weeks are dedicated to understanding the game through team competitive drills of how to play various positions. Flag Football games will be played once the coach feels everyone is ready to play. A championship game will conclude the program.

Activity Day Date Times  R/NR
26675-A1  TH 9/23-10/21 6:00-7:00pm $93/$98

Kids First Indoor Track & Field

Ages 5-12
Lincoln-Way West High School Field House
Coaches will focus on teaching indoor sprints, hurdles, jumps, running and throws in a safe and fundamental way. The program consists of body balance techniques such as speed, quickness and agility drills. A series of team relay races makes Indoor Track & Field fun and entertaining. The program concludes with an event Championship Series. Speed and quickness training will translate to many other sports as well.

Activity Day Date Times  R/NR Skip Days
26678-A1  SU 9/19-10/24 Noon-1:15pm $95/$100 10/10

Kids First Basketball Fundamentals

Ages 5-12
Lincoln-Way West High School Field House
Let’s hoop it up! This basketball program focuses on fundamentals, basketball games and game preparation. Players will learn techniques on shooting, dribbling, passing, floor spacing, basketball safety awareness and sportsmanship. These basketball skills and safety techniques will make your player game ready!

Activity Day Date Times  R/NR
22120-A1  SU 9/19-10/24 1:15pm-2:30pm $95/$100

 

Rookie Rugby

Ages 6-8
Lincoln-Way Central High School Field House
Rugby continues to grow in popularity and is expanding to include first, second and third graders. Rookie Rugby is a non-contact program that will introduce rugby skills through fun activities and games. This is a fun and fast-paced program taught by USA Rugby certified coaches from the South Suburban Rugby Club.

Activity Day Date Times LWR/NR Skip Dates
22159-A1 TH 11/4-12/16 6:15-7:15pm $56/$61 11/18 & 11/25

Rugby 101

Ages 9-13
Lincoln-Way Central High School Field House
Rugby is one of the fastest growing youth sports in America. Rugby 101 is a non-contact program that will teach new and experienced players the fundamentals of the game while focusing on skills development and game simulations. This is a fun and fast-paced program taught by USA Rugby certified coaches from the South Suburban Rugby Club.

Activity Day Date Times LWR/NR Skip Dates
27220-A1 TH 11/4-12/16 7:15-8:15pm $56/$61 11/18 & 11/25

Ultimate Beginner Volleyball Class

Ages 6-13
Spencer Crossing School Gymnasium (Entry L)
This program is open to all boys and girls who are beginners and those who want to review fundamental skills. Instruction will cover passing, setting, serving, spiking, team play and rules of the game. Skills will be broken down into simple steps and give players maximum ball contact. Games will be played every session, too!

Activity Day Date Times R/NR Skip Dates
Ages 6-7
22210-A1   M  9/13-11/1 6:30-7:30pm $73/78 9/27,10/11
Ages 8-9
22210-A2   TU 9/14-10/26  6:30-7:30pm $73/78 10/19
Ages 10-13
22210-A3  M 9/13-11/1 7:30-8:30pm $73/78 9/27, 10/11

Ultimate Volleyball Game Play

Ages 10-13
Spencer Crossing School Gymnasium (Entry L)
This program is open to all boys and girls who are looking to improve their skills in a game-like setting. Practice your skills of passing, setting, serving and spiking through game simulation drills. Play together as a team by learning in-game strategies by Ultimate Volleyball Coaches. Show off your fresh skills in this new Ultimate Volleyball Game Play Program.

Activity Day Date Times R/NR Skip Day
22210-A4 TU 9/14-10/26 7:30-8:30pm $73/78 10/19

Pre-Season Fall Basketball

Ages 6-13
Spencer Crossing School Gymnasium (Entry L)
This fall league will give your child the opportunity to improve his/her skills before moving to the Recreational Basketball League. This league is designed for the player that just wants to get out and play. Each week a basic skill will be taught and then games will be played. This is meant to be a learning opportunity mixed with game play.

Activity Day Date Times R/NR
Ages 6-9
28333-A1 W 10/6-10/27  6:30-7:30pm $45/$50
Ages 10-13
28333-A2  W 10/6-10/27 7:30-8:30pm  $45/$50

It’s Game Day!

Ages 7-12
Spencer Trail School Gymnasium (Entry N)
Every day is Game Day! Each class will start with warm up drills that will teach the fundamentals of a new sport. The remaining time will consist of scrimmages and games. Class may cover such activities as soccer, basketball, flag football, T-ball and Floor Hockey. This class offers 60 minutes of nonstop fun!

Activity Day Date Times R/NR
25141-A1  TU 9/7-9/28 7:00-8:00pm $45/$50

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, 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 the equipment necessary for class.

Activity Day Date Times R/NR
22341-A1    TU 9/7-9/28 7:00-8:00pm $75/$80
22341-A2 TU 11/9-11/30 7:00-8:00pm $75/$80
Location:      BowDoc Archery
18815 Wolf Road, Unit 4, Mokena