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..
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(Ages 4-12) Youth Soccer League

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

Important Dates:

  1. Registration Begins: January 23, 2018
  2. Registration Ends: April 1, 2018
  3. Coaches Meeting: March 29, 2018 (Mandatory for all interested in coaching)
  4. Player Evaluations: March 24: Between 8am-12:00pm (An assessment of skill to create fair and even teams, this is not a tryout)
  5. Practice Starts: April 11
  6. Games Start: April 21
  7. 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: 10:00am - 12:00pm

10-12 year olds: 7:30 - 8:30pm                        10 - 12 year olds: 12:00 - 2:00pm

  • Practice/game times may vary upon registration numbers.
  • 9 total practices, 7 regular season games, and 1-2 tournament games on June 16th.
  • Make up days available for Evaluations and Coaches Meeting, dates will be sent out after you register.

QUESTIONS: Please email the Athletics Manager of the Berwyn Park District, Nick Cronin at

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

Activity#: 309201
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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: Saturdays
  • 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 or the Berwyn Park Districts Athletics Manager, Nick Cronin at

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

Activity#: 317317
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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 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


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

Follow us on Facebook:  Berwyn Little League


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

Activity#: 309202
Co-ed Youth Flag Football League

Details Coming Soon!!!

We are excited to announce that our NEW Youth Flag Football League will begin in the Fall of 2018, for beginners and experienced participants. For boys and girls, Grades K-5th.

Registration will begin in the summer of 2018.

Questions: Please contact the Athletics Manager, Nick Cronin:

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
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
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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
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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
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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
About BPD
The Berwyn Park District is a separate municipal governing agency established for the purpose of providing parks, facilities and recreational programs for the residents of Berwyn.

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Our Mission
To enrich the quality of life of the community by providing superior parks, facilities and recreational services in a fiscally responsible manner.
Proksa Park
Activity Center

3001 S. Wisconsin Ave.
Freedom Park
Administration Office

3701 Scoville Avenue
Cultural Center

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