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Coach of the Year

Did your child have a wonderful experience with a coach?  Then nominate that coach for an award! We are looking for coaches who embrace the ideals of leadership, fun, fair play, sportsmanship, and skill improvement. Please fill out  contact Greg Hooper (Softball) or Derek Dvorak (Soccer/Basketball) to nominate a coach for the award.

Team Formation Guidelines

For information on how team formation and friendship requests, click here. Please note that there are no guarantees that you will receive a requested coach.

Healthy Snacks

Through the years, it has become common for parents to bring after-game snacks for the youth athletic teams. In keeping with promoting health and fitness, we ask that you choose healthy items when doing so.

Registration Deadlines

Registrations made after the deadline will be placed on a waiting list. There is no guarantee a child will be accepted off the waiting list into the league. If a player is not placed on a team from the waiting list, a refund is granted minus a $10 processing fee.

Youth Basketball - Registration for 2015 season begins August 1.

Youth Soccer –  Deadline for spring season was March 1, but space is still available for most age levels. Please call (630) 620-7322 to check availability.

Youth Softball -  Deadline was March 1, but space is still available for some age levels. Please call (630) 620-7322 to check availability.

Youth T-Ball – Early Bird Deadline: 5/31;     Final Deadline: 6/14;     Season Starts: 6/16

Sports Hotline

For rainouts, please call (630) 415-3479 or view field conditions. The hotline is updated at 4:00 PM.

Coaches Wanted!

The Park District is always looking for Head and Assistant Coaches. Please call 630-620-7322 or email us if you are interested in coaching

Youth Soccer Game Schedules

Pre-K CoRec

Kindergarten CoRec

Grades 1-2 Boys

Grades 1-2 Girls

Grades 3-4 Boys

Grades 3-4 Girls

Grades 5-6 Boys

Grades 5-6 Girls

Grades 7-9 CoRec

Youth Softball Schedules

Division 1    Division 2    Division 3    Division 4 – schedule link

 

Gymnastics

Lombard Leapers Tumbling Program (Ages 5-14)

The Lombard Leapers is a dynamic tumbling program for tumblers of all skill levels.  Our instructors from locally-owned Tumbling Times Inc are passionate about providing a positive and productive tumbling experience for your child.  The program is equipped to accommodate a wide range of skills and age levels, and instructors are dedicated to helping your child learn and progress. From October-February, participants in the program have the option of competing in meets against tumblers from other park districts (for an additional fee).  The Tumbling Class is for students new to tumbling or without much tumbling experience.  The Tumbling Team is for students who are interested in competing in meets during the competition season. For information regarding class dates and times, visit our Activity Guide.

 

Lombard Leapers Gymnastics Program (Ages 5-14)

The Lombard Leapers Gymnastics program will focus on the four events of gymnastics:  Beam, Bars, Floor, and Vault. Our instructors from locally-owned Tumbling Times Inc are passionate about providing a positive and productive experience for your child.  The program is equipped to accommodate a wide range of skills and age levels, and instructors are dedicated to helping your child learn and progress. For the first time, participants in the program will have the option of competing in meets against tumblers from other park districts from December-May of 2014 (for an additional fee). The Gymnastics Beginner Class is for gymnasts with limited or no experience on the apparatuses or who are not ready to compete on the team.  The Gymnastics Advanced Beginner Class is for gymnasts who have received some instruction, but do not wish to participate competitively. The Gymnastics Team level is for participants who have demonstrated the necessary skills to perform basic routines and compete against other local park districts. Those who wish to compete on the Gymnastics Team must complete at least one session of Gymnastics Team prior to December and receive instructor approval. Instructors will assess gymnasts at the first class and will place them accordingly. Practices may occasionally be cancelled due to GEHS events. For information regarding class dates and times, visit our Activity Guide.

Little Leapers Classes

Adult & Tot (Ages 1.5 – 3)

This coed parent-assisted program is designed to provide basic movement education to toddlers and parents. Participants will learn movement skills related to jumping, skipping, rolling, crawling, climbing and balancing. Class will be conducted in a stimulating and safe environment while exploring the use of four areas in gymnastics: Balance Beam, Tumbling, Uneven Bars and Vaulting.  Active wear is recommended.

Juniors (Ages 3-4) & Seniors (Ages 4-6)

This coed program is designed for those Little Leapers that are ready to explore gymnastics on their own without parental guidance. Participants will learn basic movement skills such as jumping, skipping, hopping, crawling, climbing, rolling and balancing. Class will use the four basic apparatuses used for female gymnastics programs: balance beam, tumbling, uneven bars and vaulting. For safety reasons, all participants in this program must be potty trained and have the ability to follow directions without the help of their parent. To help keep participants fully engaged with the instructors, parents are not allowed inside the gymnasium during class, but can watch from outside the classroom. Active wear is recommended.

 

Attire for gymnastics programs

Gymnastics leotard with shorts or t-shirt and shorts without buttons, zippers, or snaps for your safety.

 

Adult Athletics & Leagues

The Lombard Park District has a variety of leagues and athletic programs for adults. Please view our Activity Guide for program descriptions. If you need additional information, please contact Greg Hooper, Program Manager at (630) 620-7322 or email him.

LPD Summer Softball 2014 info  Adult Softball Team Application 2014   2014 Athletics Roster-Waiver    2014 Lilac Tournament Team Application Form   Kickball Rules & Info  Adult Kickball Team Application 2014

LPD Over 30 Baseball 2014  Over 30 Team Application 2014

Adult Softball and Baseball Schedules

Click here for Adult League schedules.       Lilac Tournament Bracket 2014

For up-to-date field condition status, call the hotline at (630) 415-3479.

Coaches Corner

Coaches Corner is a new feature of the Athletics Website, meant to be used by coaches as a helpful resource.  If you have any items that you think would be helpful additions to Coaches Corner, please contact Derek or Greg.

General Coaching Resources

Better Practice Planning   Bullying and Hazing  CDC Coaches Fact Sheet   Concussion Recognition and First Aid     Concussions in Youth Sports   Guidelines for Teaching Sportsmanship   Hydration guidelines for exercise   Seven Principles for Technical Skill Practice

Basketball

Dynamic Warmup Exercises – Basketball   Making Basketball Practices Fun

Soccer

Coaches Manual Soccer   Coaches Supplemental Info    Coach Letter to Parents Template

Coach of the Year

Did your child have a wonderful experience with a coach?  Then nominate that coach for an award! We are looking for coaches who embrace the ideals of leadership, fun, fair play, sportsmanship, and skill improvement. Please contact Derek Dvorak to nominate a coach for the award.