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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.

Athletic Field Report/Weather Alert

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.

2019 Youth Co-Op Fall Ball League

10 game season & Post Season Tournament

Practices begin middle of August, games played September - October
One practice/two games a week (primarily weekend games)

League will be formed in conjunction with Sycamore and Genoa. Teams will be divided by towns, practices will be based in DeKalb with games rotating between DeKalb, Genoa and Sycamore.

Open League! Travel & Club players welcome!

2019 Fall 14u Boys Baseball Schedule

2019 Fall 12u Boys Baseball Schedule

2019 Fall 10u Boys Baseball Schedule

2019 Fall 8u Boys Baseball Schedule

2019 Fall 12u Girls Softball Schedule

2019 Fall 10u Girls Softball Schedule

Tips For Being A Great Coach

Parents Code Of Conduct

Sports & Rec Center
Boys and Girls leagues U-10, U-12, U14, U16 AND U19

Winter League (Session 1) - Saturdays, Nov 2 - Jan 11 no games 12/28
Team Registration/Roster Deadline: Oct 18th
Team Fee: $650rs/$750nr (10 rostered players)
Additional Players Fees (above 10 players) $30rs/$40nr per player


Online Team Registration-SESSION 1 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

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 4-14

  • Basketball Clinics: Nov 18 - Nov 27

  • Team Practices begin: Dec 2

  • Games begin: Jan 6

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

Games played between 10am and 2pm (Saturdays)

Click to view Youth Basketball Skills Clinics

3rd/4th Grade Basketball Rules

5th/6th Grade Basketball Rules

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

Registration Forms

Youth Basketball | Youth Indoor Soccer | Youth Baseball/Softball

Other Documents

Indoor Soccer Rules | Friendship Request Form | Volunteer Handbook