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Softball Clinics & Leagues


Ages 7-12 (as of January 1, 2022)
The Champaign Park District has joined the Greater Champaign County Girls Softball League. The league is an instructional girls fastpitch softball program that is designed to enhance players’ skills while enjoying recreational play. Teams will play home and away games against other teams in the area such as Mahomet, Urbana, St. Joseph, and Fisher.

  • Volunteer Coaches Needed.
  • All participants should be contacted by their coach by April 8.
  • Practices Begin – Week of April 18

Program Fee (R/NR) and Deadline: 

Early Bird Registration by 2/14:
8U: $74/$111
10U: $98/$147
12U: $118/$168

Registration between 2/15 and 3/7:
8U: $84/$126
10U: $108/$158
12U: $128/$178

In case of inclement weather, call the Rainout Line at 217-805-4100 or check our website.

Games: Game dates and days TBD. Season ends mid to late June. Games are held at Dodds Softball Complex and surrounding areas. Some short travel may be required (i.e. Mahomet, St. Joseph).
Practices: Practices start the week of April 18 and are held at neighborhood fields including Johnston, Dexter, Zahnd, and Dodds 3- and 4-Plexes.
Volunteer Coaches Meeting: TBD. If interested in coaching, contact volunteer@champaignparks.org or 217-819-3926 by March 29 at 6p.
Min/Max: 12/24
Questions: justice.miller@champaignparks.org or 217-819-3984


Ages 6-14
Now’s your chance to get in on the summer softball action early! Improve your skills with the Champaign Park District’s indoor Softball Clinics! These 4-week clinics focus on improving softball fundamentals before stepping on the field this spring. The curriculum emphasizes technique training that strengthens fielding, throwing, catching, and hitting mechanics through fun and interactive drills. Clinic is indoors but will move outside when the weather is nice.

Location: Dodds Softball 3-Plex, Field 1
Deadline: 2/15
Late Registration: If there are openings, a $10 late fee will be added
Min/Max: 6/25
Questions: justice.miller@champaignparks.org or 217-819-3984


PLEASE NOTE: We are not affiliated with the Kiwanis CU Little League program. For more information, please visit their website.



Pitching Clinic Video

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