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Fastpitch Softball


The West Chicago Park District offers a variety of athletic programs for youth and adults to enjoy indoor and outdoor sports. Learn soccer, basketball, baseball, pickleball, golf and more, and develop skills such as coordination, team work and resilliance.

Questions? Reach out to Recreation Manager, Ben Nelson, to learn more at

Youth Athletics
"Let the Work Show" Basketball Skills Training

In this 5-week program, players will improve fundamental Basketball skills. Each week will focus on one of the five key skills (dribbling, finishing, passing, shooting, and defense), with participants leaving with increased self-esteem and a better understanding of the game. Classes are taught by TS Basketball Skills Training instructors. 

Youth Tee-Ball League

In this coed league, participants will learn the basics of Baseball and Softball. Practices at Cornerstone Lakes Park and Games at Reed-Keppler Park are each held once per week. Actual game and practice times are scheduled once teams are formed. Fees include a team hat and t-shirt. Requests for teams, players, coaches, and practice days are accepted but cannot be guaranteed.


Registration Dealine: April 23

Beginning Golf Clinic for Kids

The class is designed for the beginner and will introduce basic golf techniques and proper from for putting, chipping and full swing. If you do not have your own clubs, a set can be provided for use at this clinic. Located at St. Andrews Golf & Country Club in West Chicago.

Adult Athletics
Adult 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament

Players will participate in a Round Robin tournament followed by single-elimination playoffs. Players must register individually but will form their own teams. Games are self-officiated. Located at the ARC Center.

Recreational Adult Pickleball Tournament

Join us at the ARC Center for some fun and friendly competition! This tournament will feature a mixed-doubles Round Robin tournament followed by single-elimination playoffs. Fee includes game-play, lunch and prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. Players must form their own teams and have their Team Captain register. Games are self-officiated. Located at the ARC Center.  

Instructional Pickleball Classes

In this introduction to pickleball class, participants will learn basic skills, including posture, ready position, grip, paddle angle, serve and return of serve, forehand and backhand shots, court positioning, scoring and basic strategy. This class is designed for new pickleball players rated 1.0 through 2.5 per USAPA.

Beginning Golf Clinic for Adults

This highly-demanded program is designed for the relative newcomer to golf. Each session will specialize in putting, chipping and full swing techniques. Range balls will be provided. Please bring putter and clubs to the first class (if you have one). If you do not have clubs, they can be provided. This class is taught by Dave Erickson, PGA Head Professional at St. Andrews Golf & Country Club in West Chicago.

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