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Youth Athletic Leagues

Youth athletic leagues are offered year round for players of all ages and skill levels.

Youth leagues include...

Basketball (winter) | Indoor Soccer (winter) | Outdoor baseball/softball (summer)

Please see sport specific tabs below to learn more.

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Participant Code of Conduct

DeKalb Park District requires all athletic staff, coaches, players, parents and spectators to abide by a "Code of Conduct" with the following guidelines:

  • Show respect to all participants, staff & spectator.
  • Refrain from using foul language.
  • Refrain from inflicting bodily harm upon other participants, staff & spectators.
  • Show respect for equipment, supplies and facilities.

Additional guidelines may be developed as deemed necessary. DeKalb Park District reserves the right to dismiss a participant or spectator for inappropriate conduct. Each situation will be evaluated on its own merit.

Boys & Girls Recreational Basketball Leagues

This instructional, recreational league includes practice times as well as game play. Volunteers are needed to coach in all the boys and girls leagues. Games and practices are held at Sports and Recreation.

LEAGUES: Co-ed 3rd - 4th grade | Boys 5th-6th grade | Girls 5th-6th grade

Player Fee: $60rs/$70nr | Registration NOW OPEN

Registration after Nov 26th subject to waiting list and $10 late fee.

Online Registration

  • Player Evaluations: Nov 5-15

  • Basketball Clinics: Nov 19 - Nov 29

  • Team Practices begin: Dec 3

  • Games begin: Jan 5

Practices held between 5pm and 8pm (week nights)

Games played between 9am and 4pm (Saturdays)

Player Evaluation and Clinics Calendar

3rd/4th Grade Basketball Rules

3rd/4th Grade Basketball Schedule 2019

5th/6th Grade Basketball Rules

5th/6th Grade Basketball Schedule 2019

Have a younger child interested in Basketball? Check out Little Hoopsters!


Online Team Registration-SESSION 2 Youth Soccer Team Roster Form


Indoor Soccer Team Fee & Registration Process
1. Pay Initial Team Fee** (must be paid in full)
$650 initial team fee includes 10 resident players ($750 ALL non-resident team).
The $650rs/$750nr team fee can be paid online, over the phone, via mail, or in-person.
Teams paying $650 will owe $10 per non-resident rostered player of the original 10 players.
Any additional player fees must be paid over the phone, via mail or in person.

2. Submit Completed Team Roster Minimum of 10 players (incomplete team rosters will not be accepted)
Via email
In-person or mailed to the Sports & Rec Center, 1765 S. 4th Street, DeKalb, IL 60115
Fax to (815)758-7956

3. Pay Additional Player Fees and Non-Resident Fees
Additional Player Fees (above 10 players) - $30rs/$40nr per player
Non-resident fees (if owed from initial 10 player roster) - $10 per player


Youth Summer Leagues

Recreational youth leagues teach fundamental skills, rules, and sportsmanship of youth baseball/softball from beginning through advanced levels. Teams will be formed after the registration closes.

Season: April - July 201
Registration Deadline: April 1st
Pony League: March 15th

Early-Bird Discount... SAVE $10! Early-Bird Deadline March 8th

Register Online or at Sports & Rec Center.

Registrations after April 1st are subject to a waiting list and $10 processing fee.

Questions: Call (815)-758-7756


League Age* Resident Non-Resident
T-Ball (coed) 5-6 yr olds $70 $80
Pinto (Coaches Pitch) League 7-8 yr olds $90 $100
Mustang League 9-10 yr olds $100 $110
Bronco League 11-12 yr olds $100 $110
Pony League 13-14 yr olds $149 $159

*League assignment is determined by participant's age on August 31st, 2019


League Resident Non-Resident
1st - 2nd grade (coaches pitch) $90 $100
3rd - 4th grade $100 $110
5th -6th grade $100 $110
7th - 8th grade $120 $130

*League assignment is determined by participant's grade during 2017-2018 school year

Pre-Season Clinics

League Time Date R/NR
Youth Softball (1st - 4th grades) Mondays| 6:15-7:15pm Apr 1 - Apr 22
$5 per session
Youth Softball (5th - 8thgrade) Mondays | 7:30-8:30pm Apr 1 - Apr 22
$5 per session
Youth Baseball (Pinto - Mustang) Wednesdays| 6:15-7:15pm Apr 3 - Apr 24
$5 per session
Youth Baseball (Bronco - Pony) Wednesdays | 7:30-8:30pm Apr 3 - Apr 24
$5 per session

Questions? Interested in Sponsoring a team? Call (779)777-7262
Volunteer to be a Coach...Do it for the kids...Do it for yourself

New Wiffle Ball Pilot Program, Wifflot!

This recreation team sport is open to all skill levels, competitive and non-competitive players.

Children are taught wiffle ball rules and skills as well as introduced to the game play.
This organized sport is lead by trained instructors from The Wifflot Inc. The Park District is looking to grow this program into an ongoing activity .
All dates are held indoor at the Sports and Recreation Center.

Registration is required

1st -5th grade | Tuesdays| Sports & Recreation Center
4:30 - 5:30pm | $20rs/nr

Session 1: Jan 8 - Jan 29
Session 2: Feb 5 - Feb 26
Session 3: Mar 5 - Mar 26

Registration Forms

Youth Basketball | Youth Indoor Soccer | Youth Baseball/Softball

14u Boys Baseball Fall Schedule 2018

12u Boys Baseball Fall Schedule 2018

10u Boys Baseball Fall Schedule 2018

10u Girls Softball Fall Schedule 2018

Other Documents

Indoor Soccer Rules | Friendship Request Form | Volunteer Handbook