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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 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.

WINTER IN-HOUSE BASKETBALL 2021

*Updated 11/24/2020

*All leagues will play 6 intra-team scrimmages for the 2021 winter basketball season. Teams will be randomly selected and players will be placed into a pod up to 20 players. Coaches will practice with their pod each week and then divide them up on scrimmage days (Saturdays). Each player will receive a team jersey. Scrimmages will be self officiated, no referees will be used for the winter season. It is recommended players wear black shorts with the jersey.

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 Jan. 9 Jan. 9 Jan. 9 Jan. 9 Jan. 9 Jan. 9 Jan. 9 March 6
Practices Start Jan. 18 Jan. 18 Jan. 18 Jan. 18 Jan. 18 Jan. 18 Jan. 18 N/A
Games Start Jan. 30 Jan. 30 Jan. 30 Jan. 30 Jan. 30 Jan. 30 Jan. 30 March 14
Game Days Sat. Sat. Sat. 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

$50 for a 1hr session

 

NEW! WINTER SOCCER LEAGUE 2021

Registration is now available for the 5 v 5 Co-Ed Soccer League. Scrimmages will take place on Sundays starting January 17th and ending on February 28th. Recreational and competitive levels of play available. Each week, participants play in 2 games lasting 30 minutes each. Player statistics will be tracked for prizes and awards. The deadline to get registered for the soccer league is Saturday, January 9th. *Masks must be worn by all participants. 

Click here for Phase 4 Soccer League Guidelines

Click here to upload the youth sports league registration form with extra waiver

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

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

SOCCER LEAGUES (FALL & SPRING)

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.

GIRLS SOFTBALL

2021 Girls House Softball

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 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 14 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 Spring season. The registration deadline for residents and nonresidents is Friday, March 5th. Pricing and further league information can be found on pg. 49 of our winter guide:

Winter-2021-web-v2-11-18.pdf (bartlettparks.org)

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.

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE (FALL & SPRING)

This 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.

The season consists of a preseason evaluation followed by a team draft to ensure balanced teams. After that point, players can expect 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. Each player will receive a team t-shirt.

Volunteer 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 is now open for the spring season

ID# Grade Practice Dates Day Time Fee: Res/Reg
59697-01 5th/6th March 17-May 12* W 6-7:30pm $110/$125
59695-01 7th/8th March 17-May 12* W 7:30-9pm $110/$125

Games will be played on the following Saturdays: April 3, 10, 17, 24, May 1 and 8. The playoff tournament will take place on May 15.  The game schedule will be made available by the first team practice. Please note that practice times are subject to change based on the final number of registered players. *No practice on March 31 due to Spring Break.

 

*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. Once our plans are finalized, we will provide updated information on our district website, TeamSideline, and email registered participants with the information.

Click here for Phase 4  Girls Volleyball League Guidelines

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

For more information regarding the Girls Volleyball League, please view page 44 in the Fall 2020 program guide or contact Josh Handelsman at 630-540-4843 or by email at jhandelsman@bartlettparks.org.

OPEN GYM OPPORTUNITIES

*Masks must be worn by all open gym participants 

Youth Open Gym: 

Youth open gym for the winter will be broken up into 3 week sessions. Participants must be pre-registered in order to be apart of the open gym program. No participants may be added to an open gym session once the deadline has passed. Sessions will be cancelled if the minimum of 8 participants is not met. During open gym sessions, participants are welcome to play scrimmage games, have competitions or just shoot around. Online registration is currently available. Registration deadlines are January 6 for the January sessions, February 3 for the February sessions, and March 3 for the March sessions.

Below are the open gym sessions available for Winter 2021:

ID#                         Grade                   Dates                             Days                    Times                Price

49630-01              3rd-5th                    Jan. 12-28                           Tu/Th                    4-6pm                   $36

49630-02              6th-8th                    Jan. 12-28                          Tu/Th                   4-6pm                   $36

49630-03              9th-12th                  Jan. 11-27                           M/W                      4-6pm                   $36

49630-04              3rd-5th                    Feb. 9-25                            Tu/Th                    4-6pm                   $36

49630-05              6th-8th                    Feb. 9-25                            Tu/Th                    4-6pm                   $36

49630-06              9th-12th                  Feb. 8-24                            M/W                      4-6pm                   $36

49630-07              3rd-5th                    March 9-25                         Tu/Th                    4-6pm                   $36

49630-08              6th-8th                    March 9-25                        Tu/Th                    4-6pm                   $36

49630-09              9th-12th                  March 8-24                          M/W                     4-6pm                   $36