Des Plaines Park District

Youth Sports for ages 5–8

Whether you are looking for a beginner’s sports class or want to build on your current skills, we offer a wide range of enjoyable and lively athletic programs, for boys and girls, year-round. Classes emphasize skill development, building self-confidence, good sportsmanship, and safety. This page features the athletic programs for everyone ages 5–8. Come join the fun!

Don’t see the sports program you’re interested in? Let us know and we’ll try to add it.

–  Youth Athletic Programs for Ages 5–8  –

Click on the program name to read more about it, and register online.


Cheerleading   Winter, Spring, Summer

EVP Volleyball  Year-round

Girls Gymnastics  Winter, Summer, Fall

Group Basketball Training  Year-round

Hot Shots Sports: Basketball Skills Clinics  Year-round

Karate  Year-round

SportsKids: Archery   Spring, Summer, Fall

SportsKids Adult/Tot & Youth Tumbling  Year-round

SportsKids: Track and Field Skills and Events Clinic   Spring, Summer

Youth Basketball  Winter

Youth Floor Hockey League  Winter, Summer

Youth Fencing  Year-round

Youth NFL Flag Football League  Spring, Fall

Youth Soccer  Spring, Fall

Youth Tennis  Year-round

Administrative & Leisure Center2222 Birch Street • 847-391-5700

Golf Center Des Plaines353 N. River Road • 847-803-GOLF

Lake Park Golf Course & Marina1015 Howard Avenue • 847-391-5730

Mountain View Adventure Center510 E. Algonquin Road • 847-391-5733

Mystic Waters2025 Miner Street • 847-391-5740

Prairie Lakes Aquatic Center515 E. Thacker Street • 847-390-4949

Prairie Lakes Community Center515 E. Thacker Street • 847-391-5711