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Youth Athletics

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR YOUTH LEAGUES

Leagues and Tryouts will be modified, as needed, to meet the current COVID-19 state guidelines. Guideline are posted on our website under each sport.

The Bartlett Park District offers a wide range of youth sports leagues throughout the year including dodgeball, soccer, softball, basketball and girls volleyball.

Our youth sport leagues depend on volunteer head coaches, assistant coaches and team coordinators. We provide all the necessary training, resources and equipment to ensure you are prepared to coach and have a fun and rewarding experience.  Please consider volunteering to coach a team.

Youth Team Sports Refund Policy: Refunds requested after the registration deadline will be issued only if a replacement is found and registered. A $5 administrative fee is charged per person. The uniform portion of the registration fee is not guaranteed to be refunded.

Youth Soccer Hotline   630-540-4892
Youth Softball Hotline  630-540-4891

Local Youth Athletic Associations Links:

Bartlett Baseball and Sports Association

BASKETBALL

On July 29, the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity released a new All Sports Policy effective August 15, 2020. This guidance under the Restore Illinois Plan pertains to all youth and adult recreational sports including but not limited to school-based sports (IHSA & IESA), travel clubs, private leagues and clubs, recreational leagues, centers, and park district sports programs.

The Bartlett Park District is reviewing this information, and our staff will be restructuring programs to meet the guidelines as quickly as possible. Thank you for your patience as we work to provide valuable alternatives to areas that do not allow for competitive play and other new restrictions.

The safety of our staff, patrons, and participants continue to be of the utmost importance as we adjust to offer safe, fun, and developmental recreational experiences for the community. Once our plans are finalized, we will provide updated information on our district website (bartlettparks.org), TeamSideline, and email registered participants with the information.

Thank you for your patience and understanding as we work through these changes.

Travel Basketball Tryouts

All tryouts will be held at the Bartlett Community Center (700 S. Bartlett Road).

Boys Tryouts:

3rd-5th Grade: Mon. August 24 and Wed. August 26 from 6-7:15pm

6th-8th Grade: Mon. August 24 and Wed. August 26 from 7:45-9pm

Girls Tryouts: 

5th-8th Grade: Tues. August 25 and Thurs. August 27 from 6-7:15pm

FALL AND WINTER IN-HOUSE BASKETBALL 2020-2021

Our in-house program caters to 1st grade through High School (novices to seasoned players). 1st and 2nd Grade teams are randomly selected, balancing the number of boys and girls on each team. All other teams are formed following an evaluation of player’s skills and then a coaches draft. A maximum of 10 players are assigned to each team. Each player will receive a team jersey. It is recommended players wear black shorts with the jersey. The season includes a 10 game season for each age group (1st and 2nd grade play 8 games). Summer basketball seasons will consist of a 6 game season.

Click here to be taken to the athletics homepage for schedules and important documents

Contact Eric Eichholz 630-540-4831 for more information on basketball

Below is a tentative timeline to let parents know when the seasons will begin for each grade level:

League 1st/2nd Co-Ed 3rd/4th Boys 5th/6th Boys 7th/8th Boys 3rd/4th Girls 5th/6th Girls 7th/8th Girls High School
Reg. Deadline Oct. 3 Jan. 2 Jan. 2 Oct. 3 Nov. 7 Nov. 7 Nov. 7 March 6
Practices Start Oct. 19 Jan. 18 Jan. 18 Oct. 19 Dec. 7 Dec. 7 Dec. 7 N/A
Games Start Nov. 14 Jan. 29 Jan. 30 Nov. 13 Jan. 9 Jan. 9 Jan. 9 March 14
Game Days Sat. Fri. and Sat. Fri. and Sat. Fri. and Sat. Sat. Sat. Sat. Sun.

Options Basketball Trainings

1 on 1 basketball trainings should be set up with head trainer Josh Walker at info@optionsbasketball.com

 

 

SOCCER LEAGUES (FALL & SPRING)

On July 29, the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity released a new All Sports Policy effective August 15, 2020. This guidance under the Restore Illinois Plan pertains to all youth and adult recreational sports including but not limited to school-based sports (IHSA & IESA), travel clubs, private leagues and clubs, recreational leagues, centers, and park district sports programs.

The Bartlett Park District is reviewing this information, and our staff will be restructuring programs to meet the guidelines as quickly as possible. Thank you for your patience as we work to provide valuable alternatives to areas that do not allow for competitive play and other new restrictions.

The safety of our staff, patrons, and participants continue to be of the utmost importance as we adjust to offer safe, fun, and developmental recreational experiences for the community. Once our plans are finalized, we will provide updated information on our district website (bartlettparks.org), TeamSideline, and email registered participants with the information.

Thank you for your patience and understanding as we work through these changes.

 

The soccer program is designed to appeal to a wide range of soccer abilities, from introducing the game to novices with no prior experience, to challenging more experienced players. The following divisions are available: Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd/4th Grade, 5th/6th Grade, and 7th/8th Grade. Kindergarten through 2nd grade is co-ed. All other leagues are divided up by gender.

Teams are newly formed for the Fall season. Fall players return to the same team in the Spring or are combined with another returning Fall team. New Spring players are added to existing Fall teams, or new Spring teams are created. Teams wear professional-looking soccer uniforms (included in the registration fee).

Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd Graders receive a new uniform in the Fall and Spring. 3rd-8th Grade players wear the same uniform for both Fall and Spring.

In-house games are all played at various nearby Park District fields. Inter-Village divisions require teams to travel up to 20 minutes away to play surrounding communities such as Carol Stream, Elgin, Bloomingdale, Hanover Park, Hoffman Estates, and Streamwood.

Many coaches are needed to make this a great league. Please consider volunteering as a coach. We provide equipment, training, and resources. Complete the bold section on the registration form, and be sure to provide an email address. If not enough coaches volunteer, the league is forced to have large teams, reducing playing time or limiting the number of teams within the league.

ID# Grade Gender Fee: Res/Reg
50000-01 Kindergarten Coed $78/$88
50001-01 1st Coed $98/$108
50002-01 2nd Coed $98/$108
50003-01 3rd/4th Boys $98/$108
50004-01 5th/6th Boys $98/$108
50005-01 7th/8th Boys $98/$108
50006-01 3rd/4th Girls $98/$108
50007-01 5th/6th Girls $98/$108
50008-01 7th/8th Girls $98/$108

Click here for Phase 4 Soccer League Guidelines

Click here to upload the youth sports league registration form

Click here to be taken to the athletics home page for schedules and important documents

Contact Josh Handelsman 630-540-4843 for more information on soccer

GIRLS SOFTBALL

2020 Girls House Softball

On July 29, the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity released a new All Sports Policy effective August 15, 2020. This guidance under the Restore Illinois Plan pertains to all youth and adult recreational sports including but not limited to school-based sports (IHSA & IESA), travel clubs, private leagues and clubs, recreational leagues, centers, and park district sports programs.

The Bartlett Park District is reviewing this information, and our staff will be restructuring programs to meet the guidelines as quickly as possible. Thank you for your patience as we work to provide valuable alternatives to areas that do not allow for competitive play and other new restrictions.

The safety of our staff, patrons, and participants continue to be of the utmost importance as we adjust to offer safe, fun, and developmental recreational experiences for the community. Once our plans are finalized, we will provide updated information on our district website (bartlettparks.org), TeamSideline, and email registered participants with the information.

Thank you for your patience and understanding as we work through these changes.

Phase 4 House Softball Guidelines

The softball program is designed to appeal to a wide range of softball abilities, from introducing the game to novices with no prior experience, to challenging more experienced players. Teams are newly formed for the Spring season. Bartlett is part of the MRF league with Carol Stream, Streamwood, Bloomingdale, Roselle and Glendale Heights. Age levels will coincide with ASA age regulations. Fall players return to the same team in the Spring if they choose to play.  New Fall players are added to existing Spring teams or new Fall teams are created. Each player will receive a sleeveless professional jersey, visor and matching socks (included in the registration fee).  Due to the size and nature of the program, we do not accept carpool or friendship requests nor can we guarantee coach requests. The Spring season includes a 12-16 game season for each division, followed by single elimination playoffs for all divisions. The Fall season includes an 8 game season for each division.

Registration is now open for the Fall season. The registration deadline for residents and nonresidents is July 18th at 12noon. Refer to page 43 of the Summer guide for further information.

Contact Eric Eichholz 630-540-4831 for more information on softball

Click here to be re-directed to the Athletics homepage which includes schedules and season specific information.

 

2020-2021 Girls Travel Softball 

Phase 4 Travel Softball Guidelines

11U Tryouts: Sat. Aug. 1 at AO #2 (700 S Bartlett Rd.) 11:30am-1pm

11U Travel Softball Flyer

13U Tryouts: Thurs. July 30 at KF (2255 Southwind Blvd.) 6pm-8pm and Sat. Aug. 1 at AO #7 (700 S Bartlett Rd.) 11am-1pm

14U Tryouts: Private tryout available upon request.

Please see flyer below for 13U and 14U tryout details:

13U and 14U Travel Softball Flyer 

 

 

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE (FALL & SPRING)

On July 29, the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity released a new All Sports Policy effective August 15, 2020. This guidance under the Restore Illinois Plan pertains to all youth and adult recreational sports including but not limited to school-based sports (IHSA & IESA), travel clubs, private leagues and clubs, recreational leagues, centers, and park district sports programs.

The Bartlett Park District is reviewing this information, and our staff will be restructuring programs to meet the guidelines as quickly as possible. Thank you for your patience as we work to provide valuable alternatives to areas that do not allow for competitive play and other new restrictions.

The safety of our staff, patrons, and participants continue to be of the utmost importance as we adjust to offer safe, fun, and developmental recreational experiences for the community. Once our plans are finalized, we will provide updated information on our district website (bartlettparks.org), TeamSideline, and email registered participants with the information.

Thank you for your patience and understanding as we work through these changes.

Leagues will be modified, as needed, to meet the current COVID-19 state guidelines. Once we have those guidelines we will share them through our website and email registered participants.

The girls’ volleyball league is designed to appeal to a wide range of volleyball abilities, from introducing the game to beginners with minimal experience to challenging more experienced players. The following divisions are available: 5th/6th Grade and 7th/8th Grade. New teams are drafted each season following an evaluation of the player’s skills. Each player will receive a team t-shirt.

The season consists of approximately 8 practices and 6 regular-season games ending with a single-elimination tournament. With this league, you can expect to travel up to 20 minutes to play against teams from Carol Stream, Streamwood, and Roselle Park District.

Many coaches are needed to make this a great league. Please consider volunteering as a coach. We provide equipment, training, and resources. Complete the bold section on the registration form, and be sure to provide an email address. If not enough coaches volunteer, the league is forced to have large teams, reducing playing time or limiting the number of teams within the league.

Registration will be open for the Fall Girls Volleyball League in August. The registration deadline for all will be announced in the Autumn Program Guide.

Click here to be re-directed to the Athletics homepage which includes schedules and season specific information.

Contact Josh Handelsman 630-540-4843 for more information on volleyball

OPEN GYM

The Bartlett Park District offers a wide variety of Open Gym opportunities.

Youth Basketball Open Gym is for 3rd through 12th Graders to shoot hoops or play pick-up basketball games; no other sports are permitted. Please bring your own basketball. Balls are not provided. Once the maximum number (limit) of participants has been reached; additional participants will be allowed to enter only when someone leaves. Adults are not permitted to participate in youth open gym.

We also offer Adult/Child Basketball Open Gym (5-17 years with Adult) & Pickleball (all ages). Balls, mats, toys, and sports equipment are available for use during Adult/Tot Fun Gym & Pickleball. Please bring your own basketball during Adult/Child Basketball Open Gym. Once the maximum number (limit) of participants has been reached; additional participants will be allowed to enter only when someone leaves.

These Open Gym opportunities run from November-March.

Youth Basketball Open Gym 

Open Gym at the Bartlett Community Center is supervised, open play for shooting hoops, and pick-up games. One to Two courts are reserved for open gym and participants will be divided between the courts based on grade. Adults are not permitted to participate in Youth Open Gym.

Grade: 3rd-12th
Location: BCC Gymnasium

Youth School Day Off Open Gym 

Enjoy your day off from school with some basketball in the afternoon. 2-3 courts are reserved for open gym and participants will be divided between the courts based on grade.

Grade: 3rd-12th
Location: BCC Gymnasium

Adult/Child Basketball Open Gym

This open gym is designed for kids to come and play basketball with their favorite adults! Children MUST be accompanied by an adult (18 years or older). Adults WITHOUT children will not be admitted. Adult photo identification required.

Age: 5-17 w/adult
Location: BCC Gymnasium Courts 1