Youth Athletics

The Berwyn Park District will keep you active with a variety of challenging and fun learning-based sports programs. Highlights include soccer, lacrosse, and Little League Softball, as well as instructional youth sports clinics all year long..
New Dates!
New Time
(Ages 4-12) Youth Soccer League

Soccer Practice is cancelled today (4/18) and will be moved to Saturday (4/21). Games are cancelled for (4/21). Please check www.quickscores.com/berwynparks for the schedule updates.

Current 2018 Spring Players: Visit www.quickscores.com/berwynparks for Team information and Schedules.

The Berwyn Park District offers an exciting youth instructional soccer league for ages 4-12 of all skill levels. Our league will emphasize on having fun, skill development of basic fundamentals, equal participation, teamwork and sportsmanship through practices and games.

Registration: Please visit Proksa or Freedom Park to register in person.

Registration Fee: $70 Resident / $77 Non-Resident

Co-ed League: This league is offered for boys and girls, but we will create separate leagues for each gender, if enough boys and girls register.

Location: All practices and games will be on our synthetic soccer field turf at Freedom Park.

Uniform: Each player will receive a jersey, shorts and socks included in registration fee.

Coaches Needed: Volunteer Coaches are an integral part of our soccer league and coaching clinics will be available to new and returning coaches. If you are interested in being a head or assistant coach, please email the new Athletics Manager of the Berwyn Park District, Nick Cronin at ncronin@berwynparks.org

Important Dates:

  1. Registration Begins: January 23, 2018
  2. Registration Ends: April 7th, 2018
  3. Registrations after April 7th, may result in your childs uniform to NOT be ready for the first game on April 21st
  4. Coaches Meeting:
    1. March 29 or April 5th
    2. Time: 7-8:15pm
    3. Location: Proksa Park
  5. Player Evaluations: UPDATED 4/2

    Saturday, April 7th:

    Ages 4-6: 10-10:40am

    Ages 7-9: 11-11:40am

          Ages 10-12: 12-12:40pm

  1. Location: Freedom Park Turf Field: 3701 S. Scoville – Berwyn, IL

  2. Practice Starts: April 11
  3. Games Start: April 21
  4. No games on Memorial Day weekend (reservered for make-ups)

Soccer Practice Dates                                  Soccer Game Dates

Wednesdays, April 11 - June 13                       Saturdays, April 21 - June 16

4-6 year olds: 5:30 - 6:30pm                            4 - 6 year olds: 8:00 - 10:00am

7-9 year olds: 6:30 - 7:30pm                            7 - 9 year olds: 9:00am - 11:00am

10-12 year olds: 7:30 - 8:30pm                        10 - 12 year olds: 11:00 - 1:00pm

  • Practice/game times may vary upon registration numbers.
  • 9 total practices, 7 regular season games, and 1-2 tournament games on June 16th.

QUESTIONS: Please email the Athletics Manager of the Berwyn Park District, Nick Cronin at ncronin@berwynparks.org

Location: Freedom Park
3701 Scoville Ave. Berwyn, IL 60402
Min: 30   Max: 250


Activity#: 309201
New!
All Sports Camp

Your child will learn the basic fundamentals and techniques of a variety of sports and activities in this instructional camp, with friendly scrimmages at the end of each day. Sports and activities include basketball, soccer, flag football, field hockey, and sports conditioning. Each day will consist of proper warm up techniques, skill development, age appropriate exercise, rules of each game and most of all, fun! This camp is for all skill levels and we encourage you to try these sports for the first time or to continue to develop your skills.

AGE: 6-10

Program #            Day        Date                      Time Fee              R/NR

303998-01             Tu,W,Th Jun 26-28              9:00am-12:00pm $55/$60

303998-02             Tu,W,Th Jul 31-Aug 2          9:00am-12:00pm $55/$60

Location: Varies from Proksa, Liberty & Freedom




Activity#: 303998
New Dates!
New Time
New!
Berwyn Bombers Lacrosse

This all experience level program will focus on learning lacrosse skills in offense, defense and game strategies. Emphasis in practices will be on skill development, teamwork, and sportsmanship. We will participate in the Illinois Boys Lacrosse Association League this year. We will have a U10, U12, and a U14 team Co-ed for grades 3rd-8th.

League Information:

  • League Duration: March 12 - June 16
  • Location: Freedom Park (Synthetic Field Turf)
  • Game Days: Weekends
  • Practice Days: Monday/Thursday
  • Time: 6:30 – 8:30pm
  • Ages:  7 - 14 (Grades 3-8)
  • Fee: $90 /$125 with equipment rental
  • Registrations: In person at Freedom or Proksa Park.
  • Uniform/Equipment Fitting Days: (Mandatory)
    • Feb 25 at Proksa Park Center: 9:00am-2:00pm
    • Feb 26 at proksa Park Center: 5:00-8:00pm

For more information or details please contact: Coach Rich Fantozzi at Richard.fantozzi@berwynbombers.com or the Berwyn Park Districts Athletics Manager, Nick Cronin at ncronin@berwynparks.org

Location: Freedom Park
3701 Scoville Ave. Berwyn, IL 60402
Min: 15   Max: 80


Activity#: 317317
New Dates!
Berwyn Little League Softball

Berwyn Little League ("BLL") is the oldest sanctioned Little League charter in Illinois, District #9. We are a fully volunteer 501 (c)(3) organization that operates a spring/summer softball program for children who live or attend school in the City of Berwyn. BLL's mission to not only teach children the fundamentals of softball, but also to provide a solid foundation based on sportsmanship, teamwork and building self-esteem, which they will take with them throughout their lives.  Sponsorship opportunities are available.  

Registration: In person at Proksa or Freedom Park.

Please email berwynlittleleaguedistrict9@gmail.com for more information.

We are proud that our Minor Division Team (9/10 year old girls) are 2017 District #9 Champions.

Day: Monday- Sunday
Session: 4/1 - 8/1
Age: 7-14

Fees:

ages 7-8       $85

ages 9-10     $95

ages 11-12   $95

ages 13-14   $100

Season:  mid - April - July 1

Games:   Sat & Sun (times vary)

Practices: Mon - Fri (dates/times vary)

Our website is http://sports.bluesombrero.com/berwynll

Follow us on Facebook:  Berwyn Little League

 

Location: Proksa Park
3001 S. Wisconsin Ave Berwyn, IL 60402
Min: 10   Max: 100


Activity#: 309202
New!
Kids First Baseball

Baseball preparation it's a Hit!  Fundamental instruction for Games!  This program prepares and challenges all players through fun competitive baseball drills to develop skills that will maximize player potential!

Program teaches:  Batting, fielding, pitching, base running and throwing.

Day:       Wednesday
Dates:    4/11 - 5/16
Time: 4:30 - 5:45pm 
Ages: 6-11
Fee: $58 Berwyn Resident / $65 Non-Resident

Location: Proksa Park
3001 S. Wisconsin Ave Berwyn, IL 60402
Min: 6   Max: 32


Activity#: 103230
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Kids First Football

6 week season of flag football! - Combining preparation with games. The entire league will focus on safety and skills preparation for the first 2 weeks and prior to the games.

Day: Saturday

Dates:     4/7 -5/12
Time: 9:00 - 10:15am
Ages: 6 - 12
Fee: $64 Berwyn Resident / $70 Non-Resident

Location: Proksa Park
3001 S. Wisconsin Ave Berwyn, IL 60402
Min: 8   Max: 38


Activity#: 103226
New!
Kids First Multi Sport

This program creates new learning experiences for all participants. Sports activities with affordable prices make this a wonderful "Multi - Sport" choice for the kids in your family. Kids love it!  Certified Kids First Coaches will be at designated locations throughout Proksa Park, check listings.  Children should bring a water bottle, sack lunch, snack and beverage daily.  Participants can check into the front desk.

Day: Saturday

Dates:     4/21 -5/19
Time: 12:00 - 3:00pm
Ages: 6 - 12
Fee: $74 Berwyn Resident / $80 Non-Resident

Location: Proksa Park
3001 S. Wisconsin Ave Berwyn, IL 60402



Activity#: 103225
New Dates!
Kids First Sports: Basketball

Let’s Hoop it up! This Basketball Program focuses on fundamentals! Basketball Games & Preparation; Players will be fulfilled with new basketball skills and safety techniques to make them game ready. Kids Love It! Program offers: Skills Contest & Championship Basketball game. PLUS techniques on Shooting, Dribbling, Passing, floor spacing, basketball safety awareness and sportsmanship.

Day: Sunday
Session 1:  1/7 - 2/7

Session 2:  2/11 - 3/11

Session 3:  3/18 - 4/22 (No class on 4/1)

Session 4:  4/29 - 6/3 (No class on 5/27)  
Time: 11:45 - 1:00pm 
Ages: 5 - 12
Fee: $58 Berwyn Resident / $65 Non-Resident

Location: Liberty Cultural Center
6445 W. 27th Pl. Berwyn, IL 60402
Min: 6   Max: 24


Activity#: 103227
New Dates!
Kids First Tennis

Experience the competition of tennis! This program will help raise the skill and excitement level for the players using preparation time devoted to fundamentals of the game. This program is designed for beginners to advanced players through competitive instructional drills with a focus on individual skill. Racket skill positions training, techniques on ball spins, speed & quickness techniques, body balance, first step directional movements, tennis safety awareness and sportsmanship.

Day: Saturday
Session 1: 4/14 - 5/19
Time: 9:00 - 10:30am (ages 6-8)
Time:10:30 - 12:00pm (ages 9-14)
Fee: $64 Berwyn Resident | $70 Non-Resident

Location: Proksa Park
3001 S. Wisconsin Ave Berwyn, IL 60402
Min: 6   Max: 24


Activity#: 103222
New Dates!
Kids First Track and Field

Excellent coaches will focus on teaching sprints, hurdles, jumps, distance running, and throws in a safe fundamental way. The program consists of body balance techniques; speed, quickness and agility drills, producing a quicker, safer more powerful performer.

Day: Saturday
Dates:  4/14 - 5/19
Time: 10:30 -11:30am (ages 5-6)
Time: 11:30 - 12:30pm (ages 7-13)
Fee: $64 Berwyn Resident | $70 Non-Resident

Location: Proksa Park
3001 S. Wisconsin Ave Berwyn, IL 60402
Min: 6   Max: 24


Activity#: 103231
New!
Soccer Skills Camp

Your child will learn the basic fundamentals and techniques of soccer in this instructional camp, with a friendly scrimmage at the end of each day. This camp will emphasize on the development of passing, receiving, offense and defense. Each day will consist of proper warm up techniques, skill development, age appropriate exercise, rules of the game and most of all, fun! This camp is for all skill levels and we encourage you to try these sports for the first time or to continue to develop your skills.

AGE: 6-10 (CO-ED)

Program #            Day        Date                      Time                     Fee R/NR

303997-01             Tu,W,Th Jul 10-12               9:00am-12:00pm $55/$60

Register by Jul 6

Location: Freedom Park




Activity#: 303997
New!
Tennis Skills Camp

Your child will learn the basic fundamentals and techniques of striking, footwork and scoring of tennis in this instructional camp, with a friendly scrimmage at the end of each day. Each day will consist of the following proper warm up techniques, skill development, age appropriate exercise, rules of the game and most of all, fun! This camp is for all skill levels and we encourage you to try this sport for the first time or to continue to develop your tennis skills.

AGE: 6-10

Program #            Day        Date                     Time                        Fee R/NR

303999-01             Tu,W,Th Jun 19-21              9:00am-12:00pm    $55/$60

303999-02             Tu,W,Th Jul 24-26               9:00am-12:00pm    $55/$60

Location: Proksa Park Tennis Courts




Activity#: 309999
New!
Ultimate Sports Camp

Your child will learn the basic fundamentals and techniques of a variety of sports and activities in this instructional camp, with friendly scrimmages at the end of each day. Sports and activities include ultimate frisbee, kickball and dodgeball. Each day will consist of age appropriate competition, learning the rules of each game and most of all, fun! This camp is for all skill levels.

AGE: 6-10 (CO-ED)

Program #            Day        Date                      Time Fee              R/NR

303996-01             Tu,W,Th Jul 17-19               9:00am-12:00pm $55/$60

303996-02             Tu,W,Th Aug 7-9                 9:00am-12:00pm $55/$60

Location: Proksa Park




Activity#: 303996
New!
Youth Flag Football League Co-ed

We are excited to announce our new and fun instructional flag football league for boys and girls, grades K-5th. Our league is for all skill levels with an emphasis on having fun, basic skill development, equal participation, teamwork and sportsmanship through practices and games. Our league is a great opportunity for your child to learn the skills and rules of football WITHOUT tackling!

Uniforms: Each player will receive one jersey and flag belts will be provided.

Coaches Needed: Volunteer coaches are an integral part of our new flag football league and coaching clinics will be available to new coaches. If you are interested in being a head or assistant coach, please email Nick Cronin: ncronin@berwynparks.org

Player Evaluations: Jul 28

Practices: Tuesdays: 5:30-8:30pm

Games: Sundays: 8:00am-1:00pm

Younger ages will begin practices and games at the earlier time slot.

Practice/game times may vary upon program registration.

No games on Labor Day weekend

AGE: 5-11

Program #            Grades Days      Dates Fee            R/NR

408123-01             K-1st       Tu,Sa     Aug 7-Oct 7          $60/$70

408123-02             2nd-3rd   Tu,Sa     Aug 7-Oct 7          $60/$70

408123-03             4th-5th    Tu,Sa     Aug 7-Oct 7          $60/$70

Register by July 28

 

Location: Freedom Park
3701 Scoville Ave. Berwyn, IL 60402



Activity#: 408123
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Proksa Park
Activity Center

3001 S. Wisconsin Ave.
708-795-2892
Freedom Park
Administration Office

3701 Scoville Avenue
708-788-1701
Liberty
Cultural Center

6445 W. 27th Place
708-795-2891
The Berwyn Park District is proud to be a partner and supporter of the West Suburban Special Recreational Association.