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Youth Athletics

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR YOUTH LEAGUES

The Bartlett Park District offers a wide range of youth sports leagues throughout the year, including Basketball, Flag Football (summer), Girls Softball, Soccer, T-ball, and Volleyball.

Our youth sports 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

In House Basketball

Co-ed  1st-2nd Grade Basketball
Players will learn the fundamentals and rules of basketball while playing in this recreational league. Each team will practice 11 times and play 8 games. Practices will be for 1 hour on a consistent weeknight starting the end of October, between Monday and Thursday (either at BCC or a local school), and games will be Saturdays (1st Grade – morning, 2nd Grade – afternoon) starting November 11th. No officials are used. This allows coaches to instruct their players and teach the rules of the game on the court.

ID# Reg Deadline Grade Season Fee Res/Reg  Coaches Meeting
19637-01 Sept. 29 12noon 1st Oct.-Jan. $109/$119 W, Oct. 11 5:30pm
19638-01 Sept. 29 12noon 2nd Oct.-Jan. $109/$119 W, Oct. 11 5:30pm

Girls K-2nd Grade Basketball
Players will learn the fundamentals and rules of basketball while playing in this recreational league. Each team will practice 11 times and play 8 games. Practices will be for 1 hour on a consistent weeknight starting the end of October, between Monday and Thursday (either at BCC or a local school), and games will be Saturdays starting November 11th. No officials are used. This allows coaches to instruct their players and teach the rules of the game on the court.

ID# Reg Deadline Grade Season Fee Res/Reg Coaches Meeting
19636-01 Sept. 29 12noon K-2nd Oct.-Jan. $109/$119 W, Oct. 11 5:30pm

Girls 3rd-8th Grade Basketball
This league practices 1 hour per week (at either BCC or a local school). Practices will begin in December. Games are primarily on Saturdays with an occasional weeknight game. Games are expected to start on January 6th. The season consists of a 10-game schedule. Games will be played with surrounding communities such as Streamwood, Barrington, Dundee & Hanover Park in an Inter-Village league. Travel to away games is required. Travel players are not permitted to play in the winter in-house leagues. All players are encouraged to attend the evaluation held at the BCC Gymnasium.

ID# Reg Deadline Grade Season Fee Res/Reg Evaluation in BCC Gym
19449-01 Nov. 3  12noon 3rd & 4th Dec.-March $130/$140 Tu, Nov. 14  6-7pm
19450-01 Nov. 3  12noon 5th & 6th Dec.-March $141/$151 W, Nov. 15  6-7pm

Boys 3rd-8th Grade Basketball
This league practices 1 hour per week (at either BCC or a local school). 7th/8th grade will start practices end of October, 3rd-6th grade will start practices end of January. Games are on Friday evenings and Saturdays. 7th/8th grade games will start on November 10th. 3rd-6th grade games will start on January 26th. The season consists of a 10-game schedule, all in-house and played at the BCC. Travel players are not permitted to play in the fall or winter in-house leagues. This league is designed for boys, but girls who are looking for a very competitive game are welcome to register. All players are encouraged to attend the evaluation held at the BCC Gymnasium.

ID# Reg Deadline Grade Season Fee Res/Reg Evaluation in BCC Gym
19433-01 Dec. 22  12noon 3rd Jan.-March $135/$145 M, Jan. 8  6-7pm
19434-01 Dec. 22  12noon 4th Jan.-March $135/$145 Tu, Jan. 9  6-7pm
19435-01 Dec. 22  12noon 5th Jan.-March $148/$158 W, Jan. 10  6-7pm
19436-01 Dec. 22  12noon 6th Jan.-March $148/$158 W, Jan. 10  6-7pm
19644-01 Sept. 29  12noon 7th Oct.-Jan. $148/$158 Tu, Oct. 10  6-7pm

In House Basketball 2023-2024
Below is a tentative timeline to let parents know when the seasons will begin for each grade level. Current game schedules are listed on Team Sideline at: Bartlett Park District Sports (teamsideline.com)For more information on basketball, please call  630-540-4831

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 Sept. 29 Dec. 22 Dec. 22 Sept. 29 Nov. 3 Nov. 3 Nov. 3 TBD
Practices Start Oct. Jan. Jan. Oct. Dec. Dec. Dec. TBD
Games Start Nov. Jan. Jan. Nov. Jan. Jan. Jan. TBD
Game Days Sat. Fri. and Sat. Fri. and Sat. Fri. and Sat. Sat. Sat. Sat. Fri.

 

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Travel Basketball

The boys and girls travel basketball leagues are designed for those players wanting to take the next step from in-house. It’s a great opportunity to develop skills and strategy in a more structured and competitive environment. Players typically practice twice a week in addition to 1-2 games per week. Most teams play approximately 30-40 league games a season and 3-4 tournaments. Home games are played at Bartlett Community Center, but traveling to away games, up to approximately 30 minutes away, is required. Season is September thru March. Fee includes up to 4 tournaments. An additional uniform cost of approx. $90 will be required. Travel players are not permitted to play in the in-house leagues.

To be considered for the Travel Basketball program:

Tryout on the date(s) as advertised. Sign the on-site waiver at the tryout. Attendance is encouraged on both days. If placed on a team after trying out you must register.
Gender Grade Day Date Time
Girls Tryouts  4th-8th
Boys Tryouts  3rd-5th
Boys Tryouts 6th-8th

Travel Basketball Payment Information: Players will be ineligible to participate in all team activities until payment has been made or payment play setup.

Payment options:

  • Full fee of $595/$620
  • 4 monthly EFT payments $148.75 Resident/$155 Regular per month (plus $3 monthly administrative fee) processed on the 15th of each month October/November/December/January
    This option must be set up with Amy McKinley, Office Manager, and she can be reached at amckinley@bartlettparks.org.

GIRLS SOFTBALL

2024 Girls Spring House Softball

Season will consist of a 14 game schedule. Home games will be played at the Community Park Fields. Away games will be played at fields in Carol Stream, Streamwood, Roselle and Bloomingdale. Each player will receive a jersey and matching socks. The age levels will coincide with ASA age regulations. A player’s age on December 31, 2023 will be the playing age for the 2024 season. In order to draft fair/even teams, all players are required to attend the evaluation held at the BCC Gymnasium (date and time below). Participants registering after the registration deadline (March 4th) will be waitlisted and subject to the waitlist fee.

Season: End April-End June
Required equipment: Athletic shoes or rubber molded cleats, mitt, and softball pants (shorts acceptable in 14U only)
Game Locations: Bartlett Community Center (700 S Bartlett Rd)
Softball: 8U and 10U: 11” softball, 12U, 14U, HS: 12” softball
Locations: Bartlett, Carol Stream, Streamwood, Bloomingdale, Roselle

ID#   Age  Division    Fee Res/Reg Waitlist Fee Res/Reg Evaluation
19722-01 8 and under 8U-Junior $141/$151 $161/$171 NONE
19723-01 10 and under 10U-Minor  $177/$187 $197/$210 Mon., March 18  6-7pm
19724-01 12 and under 12U-Major  $177/$187 $197/$210 Tues., March 19  6-7pm
19725-01 14 and under 14U-Senior  $177/$187 $197/$210 Wed., March 20  6-7pm

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

10U, 12U and 14U Drafts:
All girls, regardless if they played last spring should attend the evaluation and will be evaluated and drafted on a team. Girls who do not show up for the draft will be randomly placed on a team, no requests will be taken. Friendship and carpool requests will not be honored. This draft was put in place to eliminate the possibility of “stacking” a team and to allow girls to gain experience from new coaches each year. ASA rules will be followed with a few age specific league modifications. Uniforms will be distributed by the team coach before the first game. Any uniform questions/concerns should be directed to adunfee@bartlettparks.org

SOCCER LEAGUE (FALL & SPRING)

FALL DEADLINE: FRIDAY, JUNE 7TH AT 6PM

Those registered by the deadline are guaranteed to play. Registrations received after the registration deadline will be placed on a waitlist and are not guaranteed placement on a team. Placement will only be done when an opening occurs. No players will be added to teams once games have begun. Due to the size and nature of the program, we cannot accept coach, player, friendship, or carpool requests. Please do not list these on the registration form.

The league provides an excellent opportunity for children of all ages and abilities (no experience necessary!) to stay fit, improve their motor skills, learn teamwork and have a great time. Grade-based teams ensure that players make new friends and play with their peers at all skill levels. The league is structured to limit roster size, maximize playing time on the field, and increase player development.

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.

Required Equipment: Shinguards, water bottle, soccer cleats (not required for Kindy)

Soccer Ball Sizes: K, 1st & 2nd Grade – Size 3           3rd-6th – Size 4             7th -8th – Size 5

Division # of Players League
Kindergarten 4v4 In-House
1st & 2nd Grade 5v5 In-House
3rd/4th Grade Boys & Girls 7v7 Inter-Village
5th/6th Grade Boys & Girls 9v9 Inter-Village
7th/8th Grade Boys & Girls 11v11 Inter-Village

Practices:  Practice times and locations are determined by coaches and are typically 45minutes-1.5 hours, one or two nights a week.

Games: Games are typically played on Saturdays, but occasional weeknight games may be scheduled. Games canceled due to inclement weather are not guaranteed to be made up. 3rd/4th grade – 7th/8th grade teams play in an intervillage league with surrounding communities up to 20 minutes away.

Please visit www.teamsideline.com/bartlettparkdistrict for all-season specific documents, game rules, schedules, important dates, etc.

For more information, please contact Andrew Wenz at email.

VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE (FALL & SPRING)

2024 Spring Season: Youth Volleyball Registration Deadline: Wednesday February 28 or until max is reached. 
Those registered by the deadline are guaranteed to play. Registrations received after the registration deadline will be placed on a waitlist and are not guaranteed placement on a team. Placement will only be done when an opening occurs. No players will be added to teams once games have begun.

The league includes eight practices and six regular-season games against Carol Stream, Streamwood, and Roselle Park District, leading up to a single-elimination tournament to end the season. Teams consist of a maximum of 12 players. T-shirt included. It is recommended that players have some experience playing volleyball before joining the league.

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.

Grade: 5th-8th          Limit:  12/30 per grade

ID# Reg Deadline Grade Season Fee Res/Reg
59699-01 Feb. 28 or until filled 5th/6th March-May $136/$156
59700-01 Feb. 28 or until filled 7th/8th March-May $136/$156

Games will be played on Saturdays starting in April. Home and away game schedules will be posted when available. Practice times are subject to change based on the final number of registered players.

Please visit www.teamsideline.com/bartlettparkdistrict for all-season specific documents, game rules, schedules, important dates, etc.

For more information, please contact Andrew: email.

OPEN GYM (November-March)

The Bartlett Park District offers Open Gym opportunities yearly from November-March. For Basketball open gyms, you should bring your basketball. If posted Open Gym rules are not followed, participants may be asked to leave and potentially suspended from participation depending on the infraction. Once the maximum number of participants has been reached, additional participants will be allowed to enter only when someone leaves.

Basketball Open Gym
This Open Gym option allows for shooting hoops and pickup games. 1-2 courts are reserved each time. On busier days, open gym staff will divide up the courts based on grades. Adults are not permitted to participate in this open gym.

Grade: 3rd-12th
Location: BCC Gymnasium

Date   Day Time      Fee
Nov. 2-Dec. 21* Tu/Th/F/Su 3:30-5:30pm $6/visit

*No Open Gym Nov. 23, Dec. 1, 24, & 31

Youth School Day Off Basketball Open Gym
Enjoy your day off from school with some basketball in the afternoon. 2-3 courts are reserved each time. On busier days, open gym staff will divide up the courts based on grades. Adults are not permitted to participate in this open gym. School Day Off Basketball Open Gym will also take place on emergency closing days for U-46.

Grade: 3rd-12th
Location: BCC Gymnasium

Date   Day Time      Fee
Nov. 22 W 12-5:30pm $6/visit
Nov. 24 F 12-5:30pm $6/visit
Dec. 22 F 12-5:30pm $6/visit
Dec. 26 Tu 12-5:30pm $6/visit
Dec. 27 W 12-5:30pm $6/visit
Dec. 28 Th 12-5:30pm $6/visit
Dec. 29 F 12-5:30pm $6/visit

For more information call 630-540-4831.

Athletic Classes & Camps

The Bartlett Park District offers a wide range of youth classes and camps for all ages throughout the year. Whether you are looking to try something new or wanting to build on upon your skills in a certain sport, we have what you are looking for!

Here is a list of athletic classes and camps that we offer. Please be sure to check the seasonal program guide, as some of the classes and camps listed below do not run year-round.

  • Archery
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Baton Twirling
  • Flag Football
  • Floor Hockey
  • Golf
  • Gymnastics
  • Horseback Riding Lessons
  • National Karate & Kickboxing
  • Shotokan Karate
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • T-ball
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

If interested in a sport class or camp not listed above, please contact Andrew Wenz email.