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The Elmhurst Park District offers a variety of sports programs for all ages.  Whether you're looking to refine an existing skill set or learn an entirely new sport, you're sure to find the perfect fit.  We offer both formal and informal instructional programs, as well as drop-in activities. 

Biddy & Youth Sports

These sports classes for ages 2-6 are designed to teach the fundamentals of specific sports while also providing children the opportunity to participate with others in a structured environment. Classes are organized, run and staffed by the Elmhurst Park District utilizing the Start Smart curriculum created by the National Alliance of Youth Sports. Sports featured include basketball, baseball and soccer. 

Early Childhood

Gain skills and have time for game play. Lit’l Dribblers combines skill instruction with game experience for girls and boys. Our introductory soccer ‘league’, Lit'l Kickers, is designed to teach basic ball handling skills, positioning and team play.

Ultimate Sports Camp & Sports Summer Camps

A summer camp for ages 5-10, Ultimate Sports Camp emphasizes skill development and fundamental knowledge of various sports.  In addition to the classics of soccer, baseball, and basketball, campers will have the chance to experience unique sports such as Ultimate Frisbee, Kickball, Lacrosse, Capture the Flag, and Wiffle Ball.  Once participants acquire a basic skills foundation, we'll implement their learnings in small sided games.  On the last day of camp, campers meet at The Hub at Berens Park for sand volleyball and batting cages. Campers should bring a water bottle with their name on it each day. Each camper will receive a camp t-shirt during their first week of camp.

Why end your day at Half-Time? Let the fun continue! Pack a healthy sack lunch and water bottle and refuel on the sideline before participating in one of our afternoon sessions of Ultimate Sports Camp! Participants must be registered for AM Ultimate Sports Camp and PM Ultimate Sports Camp to partake in Half-Time.

NEW in 2024 - SuperTots Motor Skills Camp! Ages 3-5 are invited to a summer of building their strength as they learn to control their running, jumping, balancing, and ball coordination. Developing gross motor skills helps a child grow in the ability to perform more complex skills. We help parents discover their child’s superpowers and build future-ready kids who are confident making friends and engaging in an active lifestyle.

Summer is also a great time to try a new sport! The Park District offers camps in football, lacrosse, volleyball and more. 

Ice Skating

The Park District has partnered with Edge Ice Skate Arena in Bensenville to offer Ice Skating Lessons. Learn to skate classes are available for all ages and abilities.

Community Sports Groups

Community Sports Groups are organized and run by volunteer-led community groups.  Games and practices are held at Elmhurst Park District facilities but are not Elmhurst Park District programs.  The Elmhurst Park District has formed the Athletic Field Advisory Committee to act as a liaison between the District's staff and the Elmhurst community in order to communicate citizen opinions, making the District more responsive to athletic field users.

The Elmhurst Park District takes safety very seriously. As with any active sport or recreation, injuries can take place. Please see the following information related to concussions.