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ILLINOIS FC SUMMER MICRO SOCCER

Ages 3-6

Illinois FC and the Champaign Park District offer Micro Soccer. Players should bring a soccer ball (preferably size 3), water bottle, and shin guards to each session. Soccer cleats are optional. All players receive a free t-shirt. For more details on Illinois FC Micro Soccer, visit www.illinoisfc.com.

The 3-4 year old classes introduce players to soccer in a fun-filled learning environment. Games and activities promote soccer skills and overall athletic development.

The 4-5 year old classes introduce players to dribbling, passing, shooting, and coordination and body movement activities in a fun-filled environment. Games and practice activities promote soccer skills and overall athletic development.

The 5-6 year old classes prepare kids for the Youth Soccer League. Focus is on helping each player reach their potential in a fun-filled and challenging environment. Dribbling, passing, shooting, ball control, decision-making, and creativity are emphasized. Team play is fostered through group exercises and small-sided matches.

AgesDateDayTimeFee (R/NR)
3-4June 6 - July 18*Tu4:30-5:15p$61/$91.50
4-5June 6 - July 18*Tu5:15-6p$61/$91.50
5-6June 6 - July 18*Tu6-7p$67/$100.50
3-4June 7 - July 12W4:30-5:15p$61/$91.50
4-5June 7 - July 12W5:15-6p$61/$91.50
5-6June 7 - July 12W6-7p$67/$100.50

Program has been moved from 8 weeks to 6 weeks to accommodate for potential weather-related cancellations.

NOTE: No refunds will be issued due to weather cancellations. Reschedules will be made if possible.

No Program*: July 4
Location: Dodds Soccer Complex, F12
Late Registration: If there are openings, a $10 late fee will be added
Deadline: May 22, 2023
Max: 25
Instructors: Licensed Illinois FC Coaches
Questions: brittany.delmar@champaignparks.org or 217-819-3983


BITTY BALLERS CLINIC

Ages 3-6

This program is designed to help children learn basic dribbling, passing, and shooting skills using our mini basketball hoops and lowered rims.

DATE | DAY | TIME | DEADLINE

May 13 – June 10* | Sa | 9:30-10:15a | May 31

July 15 – August 5 | Sa | 9:30-10:15a | July 1

August 6 – August 27 | Su | 12:30-1:15p | August 1

No Program*: May 27
Fee (R/NR): $50/$75
Location: Martens Center
Questions: katherine.hicks@champaignparks@org or 217-819-3973


MINI DRIBBLERS BASKETBALL CLINIC

Ages 3-6

Calling all preschoolers – this is your chance to be a big star! Mini Dribblers is designed to practice basic dribbling, passing, and shooting skills. We’ll use 8′ hoops, just the right size to build skills. Players will be grouped with those of similar ability. 

DATE | DAY | TIME | DEADLINE

June 8 – 29 | Th | 6-6:45p | Deadline: May 24

July 13 – August 3 | Th | 6-6:45p | Deadline: June 26

Fee (R/NR): $54/$81, includes t-shirt
Late Registration: If there are still openings in the program, a $10 fee will be assessed. T-shirt not guaranteed with late registration.
Location: Leonhard Recreation Center
Questions: brittany.delmar@champaignparks.org or 217-819-3983


IDDY-BIDDY BASEBALL

Ages 3-5

Introduce your child to baseball. Using our “iddy-biddy” equipment and some fun games, we’ll help your child learn throwing, catching, and hitting. Parent participation is part of the fun, so we encourage parents to join us. Players need tp bring their own glove and a water bottle.

DATE | DAY | TIME | DEADLINE

June 5 – 26 | M | 5:30-6:30p | Deadline: May 24

June 7 – 28 | W | 5:30-6:30p | Deadline: May 24

July 10 – 31 | M | 5:30-6:30p | Deadline: June 26

July 12 – August 2 | W | 5:30-6:30p | Deadline: June 26

Fee (R/NR): $54/$81, includes t-shirt
Late Registration: If there are still openings in the program, a $10 fee will be assessed. T-shirt not guaranteed with late registration.
Location: Kenwest Field, south of Leonhard Recreation Center
Questions: brittany.delmar@champaignparks.org or 217-819-3983


Places to Play Pick Up Games

The Champaign Park District maintains ballfields in many area parks. Please visit our Parks page and search the park features for “ballfields” to find a field near you! Note: the Dodds Softball Complex is open for programming or by reservation only – there are no “open play” times at Dodds. For more information about neighborhood ballfields or for Dodds Softball Complex reservations, please call 217-398-2550.

Additional baseball leagues, tournaments, and programs may be started at any time. Be sure to check out the current Program Guide to find any programs not listed.

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