Sports

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After you have created an account, you will receive a confirmation email. Please click on the link in the email to activate your account. Once your account is activated you may login and register for activities.

Click on the "Register Online" button below to be directed to Activenet on-line registration system.

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Thursday Men’s Premier Softball League 
13100-01        $750.00 per team

*Online registration is not available. Please register at the Department of Recreation, Parks & Community Health.

Park Forest will continue to offer its quality Adult Men’s Softball League this season. Our Thursday Men’s Premier League is for those competitive teams looking to play against the best. League is ASA Sanctioned.

Team sign ups only. Registration deadline is Monday April 1, 2020. Season length depends on total number of teams registered. Team Rosters must be submitted via Quickscores. Website login information will be provided after registration and payment by league administrator.

*Payment Plan available: Half down ($375) at registration with the balance of ($375) due by April 29, 2020. An additional $10 payment plan processing fee is due at registration. Paperwork must be completed at the Department of Recreation, Parks & Community Health.

Ages 18 & Older          $750 per team   10 weeks
Central Park, Ballfields Fields A & B
13100-01         Th        6 – 10 pm        April 30-July 2


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Bitty Ball Winter League
Powered by Just Ballin Bitty Ball is a fundamentally driven division specifically for our smallest hoopers in grades Pre-Kindergarten to 2nd grade Boys and girls will learn the basics of basketball, build confidence, develop teamwork and learn social skills in a positive and structured setting. Youth will participate in games where coaches will continue to emphasize skill development while promoting healthy competition. Basketball goals are lowered to 8 feet, and appropriate youth-sized basketballs are used. All participants will receive a uniform, and awards will be distributed at the end of the season. Spectator fee may apply. No refunds will be given under any circumstance. Please ensure accuracy in child’s uniform size when registering as replacement uniforms will not be issued.  No class December 24, 25, 26, 31, 2019 and January 1, 2, 2020. Registration deadline: November 22, 2019. 

*Practices will be held during the week and players will be assigned teams and practice days on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday (depending on team and coach). Practice is held from 6:30-7:45pm. Practices held at Talala School, games are on Sundays at the Recreation Center. Visit www.quickscores.com/rpfybl for rosters and practice schedules.

There will be a MANDATORY parent meeting on Saturday, November 23, 2019 at Rich East High School at 1 pm. Volunteers help make our programs possible. If you are interested in coaching or refereeing, please contact Kevin Adams at (708)283-5650. There will be a Coaches Clinic on Saturday October 26, 2019 at 11 am for interested coaches at the Recreation Center.

*Payment plan available: $40 per child due at registration with the balance due by January 6, 2020. An additional $10 payment plan fee is due at registration.

Pre-Kindergarten children must be 4 years old to participant.

Grades Pre-K/Kindergarten  $80     10 weeks
Talala School
33003-01 *T, W, Th     6:30-7:45 pm     Dec 3-Feb 20

Grades 1-2   $80  10 weeks
Talala School
33003-02 *T, W, Th      6:30-7:45 pm     Dec 3-Feb 20



Richton-Park Forest Youth Basketall League (RPFYBL)

Two Communities. One League. One Goal. The RPFYBL is a recreational league for boys and girls in grade 3rd-8th. In addition to emphasizing the fundamentals of the sport - passing, shooting, ball handling and defense - participants will learn the importance of teamwork and good sportsmanship. Youth will be assigned to a team that will play in competitive games with standings being updated weekly. Most games are played on Saturday mornings/afternoon. Other participating communities may be included. All participants will receive a full uniform and basketball with awards being distributed at seasons end. Practices and game locations may vary. Spectator fee may apply. No refunds will be given under any circumstance. Please ensure accuracy in child’s uniform size when registering, as replacement uniforms will be issued at the parent’s expense ($45). Registration deadline is November 22, 2019.

BONUS!  FREE 3-Week Clinic! Clinic will be held Saturday, November 2-November 16, 2019 at 1 pm at Richton Park Community Center.

*Practices will be held during the week and players will be assigned teams and practice days on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday (depending on team and coach). Practice will be either 5:15-6:15 pm, 6:30-7:30 pm or 7:45-8:45 pm once assigned to a team. Participants may practice in Richton Park or Park Forest. Visit www.quickscores.com/rpfybl for rosters and practice schedules. League Draft and Parents Meeting will take place Saturday, November 23, 2019 at Rich East High School starting at 1 pm. Volunteers are needed. If you are interested in becoming a coach, please contact Kevin Adams at 708-748-2005. Coaches Meeting/Clinic will take place on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 11 am at the Recreation Center.

Payment Plan Available: $50 per child is due at registration with the remaining balance paid in full by January 6, 2020. A $10 payment plan processing fee is due at registration. Parent/Guardian must complete payment plan and registration paperwork at the Recreation & Parks Department.

Grades 3-4     $95    14 weeks
Recreation Center, Large Gym  
33008-01 *T, W, Th      *5:15-8:45 pm     Dec 3-Mar 19 

Grades 5-6     $95 14 weeks
Recreation Center, Large Gym  
33008-02 *T, W, Th      *5:15-8:45 pm     Dec 3-Mar 19 

Grades 7-8     $95 14 weeks
Recreation Center, Large Gym  
33008-03 *T, W, Th     *5:15-8:45 pm     Dec 3-Mar 19 



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March Madness Free Throw Challenge 
Test your skill in a Free throw challenge where you will go head to head competing to be Park Forest Free Throw Champion and win a $200 cash prize. Each participant will get 3 rounds, unlimited shots, 2minutes to win it and winner takes all. Registration deadline: March 16, 2020.

Please download the 2020 Free Throw Challenge Registration Packet. The entry forms must be completed and returned with the participant onFriday, March 27, 2020 during check-in. The entry form will be used for eachparticipant score sheet. Packets are also available at the Department ofRecreation, Parks & Community Health Department at Village Hall.

Ages 11 & Older     $25 per person      1 day
Recreation Center, Gym
19701-01   F   6-10 pm   Mar 27


PF Excite! Cheer League
Go Park Forest! Go Fight Win! The PF Excite! Cheer League is designed for our young dancers and cheerleaders. Participants in this program will combine cheers, jumps, dances and stunts and will cheer at Bitty Ball and RPFYBL basketball league games during the season on Saturdays.  All participants will receive uniform and year end awards. Practice location may vary. Program is led by Shaunita Jones and staff. No class during Holiday Break (December 25, 2019 and January 1, 2020) . Registration Deadline: December 6, 2019. Kindergarten children must be 4 years old to participate in the program.

*Payment plan available: $45 per child due at registration with the balance due by January 8, 2020. An additional $10 payment plan fee is due at registration.

Grades Kindergarten-8th   *$90     14 weeks
Recreation Center, Lower Level (Door #21)
33017-01   W   6:30-8 pm     Dec 4-Mar 18

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Taekwondo
Taekwondo is a Korean style method of unarmed self-defense and sport. The word Tae means leg (foot); Kwon means hand (or fist) and Do stands for the way of mental discipline to repel aggression. It is also an Olympic Sport. Taekwondo does not mean fighting, but it symbolizes the cultivation of a well-rounded character in its practitioners, through self-respect, indomitable spirit of discipline, coordination and control. Program is led by World Champion, Master Ben Effiok.

Uniform is required at an additional fee of $65 due first day of class to the instructor (One-time uniform fee. Fee subject to change).

Ages 4 years & Older     $60       6 weeks
Village Hall, Lower Level - Rooms 1 & 2
13201-01   Th      6-7:30 pm    Jan 9-Feb 13      
13201-02   Th      6-7:30 pm    Feb 27-Apr 2        
13201-03   Th      6-7:30 pm    Apr 16-May 21  


Bitty Soccer Spring Camp
Coach Ben, former Nigerian and Indian pro, is proud to present Bitty Soccer! This introductory fundamental skills based 4-week program introduces your little kicker to ball skills, passing and defense.

Ages 3-4     4 weeks    $50
Somonauk Park
13007-01   Th   6-7 pm   Apr 9-30
13007-02   Th   6-7 pm   May 7-28
13007-03   Th   6-7 pm   June 4-25


SESSL Spring Soccer League
The SESSL is led by Coach Ben Oparanozie, a US Soccer Class B Coach who has played and coached professionally in India and Nigeria. The 4-week training program features ball skills, advanced passing and amazing defense. Let the SESSL grow your soccer game to the next level!

Sign up for multiple sessions and receive a $10 discount!  To receive the discount you must register in-person or over the phone with a credit card.

Ages 5-10    4 weeks    $60
Somonauk Park
13023-01     W   6-7 pm   Apr 8-29
13023-02     W   6-7 pm   May 6-27
13023-03     W   6-7 pm   June 3-24

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Just Ballin’ Spring Bitty Camp
The Just Ballin’ Bitty Spring League is a 6-week basketball league for youth grades Pre-K through 2nd grade. The league features practices on Wednesdays with games being played on Sunday afternoons. Spectator fee may apply for Sunday games. Shirt is included. Limited spots available for this program, so sign up early!

Pre-Kindergarten children must be 4 years old to participate.

Grades Pre-K/Kindergarten    $65     6 weeks
Recreation Center, Large Gym
13018-01  W     6:30-7:30 pm   Apr 8-May 13

Grades 1-2      $65     6 weeks
Recreation Center, Large Gym
13018-02  W    7:30-8:30 pm   Apr 8-May 13



Spring Cheerleading Camp
Go Park Forest! Go Fight Win! The PF Excite! Cheer Program is designed for our young dancers and cheerleaders. Participants in this program will combine cheers, jumps, dances and stunts and will cheer at 4th of July Parade.  All participants will receive shirt. Program is led by Shaunita Jones and staff.

Grades 1-8    $67     6 weeks
Recreation Center, Lower Level
13017-01   Sa    10-11:15 am   May 23-June 27


Just for Girls Sports Camp
This 6-week camp is designed to foster a love of sport and physical activity through the introduction of various programs for beginning girl athletes. This low-cost program includes 2 weeks each of the following sports: Softball, Basketball, and Soccer. There are only 25 Spots for each program, so don’t delay register today! Program is led by various qualified coaches.

Ages 5-8    $25     6 weeks
Recreation Center, Lower Level
13028-01  Sa  11-11:45 am  Apr 25-May 30

Ages 9-12    $25     6 weeks
Recreation Center, Lower Level
13028-02  Sa  11:45 am-12:30 pm  Apr 25-May 30






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