Sports Programs

Overview of Sports Programs

Click a link on the left to view current sports offerings

 
 
Youth Recreational Basketball
Every winter, the Park District offers a recreational youth basketball program.  The League is available to boys Kindergarten - 8th grade and girls kindergarten - 5th grade.  The program utilizes EastSide Centre for grade levels 2nd - 8th grade and Armstrong School for Kindergarten & 1st grade.
 
Youth Recreational Soccer
In the fall, we offer outdoor soccer. This program is for boys and girls 4 years old through 8th grade. The program takes place is September to mid October. This program uses Eastside Centre for all the games.  Practices are typically area schools.  Games are typically held on Saturdays.
 
East Peoria United Soccer coordinates this independent competitive soccer program. All questions should be directed to members of this organization.
 
Tumbling
We offer our tumbling with Jon Williams at the Park District's Tumbling located in lower Veterans Park. Classes taught are Tumbling Tots (4 & under), Beginner and Intermediate/Advanced.  There are monthly sessions year-round.  Camps are also available during school holidays.  Please view our current tumbling webpage for specific schedule.
 
Swim Team
The Fon du Lac Park District offers Sonic Waves Swim team.  The team ultilizes Splashdown Water Park for morning practice.  Swim Meets are typically held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings and Saturday mornings.  There is some travel involved in going to the away meets. 

VFW Park Recreational Courts
Located in the lower portion of VFW Park (400 block Springfield Rd), these outdoor courts are open at sunrise with the lights shutting off at 10:00pm. Activities that can be done include tennis, basketball, skateboard, and rollerblade hockey.  No reservations are required for these courts.
 
In East Peoria, all youth baseball programs are coordinated by an independent organization separate from the Park District called East Peoria Community Baseball. This group operates completely independent from the Park District. All youth baseball questions should be directed to members of this organization.
 
Girls Fast Pitch Softball
In East Peoria, all youth softball programs are coordinated by an independent organization from the Park District called East Peoria Girls Fastpitch Association (EPGFA). This group operates completely independent from the Park District.  All girls fastpitch softball questions should be directed to members of this organization.
 
Wrestling
In East Peoria, all youth wrestling programs are coordinated by an independent organization from the Park District called East Peoria Crossface Wrestling Club.  This group operates completely independent from the Park District.  All youth wrestling questions should be directed to members of this organization.
 
In East Peoria, all youth football programs are coordinated by an independent organization from the Park District called East Peoria JFL.  This group operates completely independent from the Park District.  All JFL questions should be directed to members of this organization.