The Galesburg Parks and Recreation Department offers a wide variety of Athletics/Sports for the community to become involved in.  Call 309/345-3683 for more information.

Here are some of the opportunities we have.
Western Illinois Youth Basketball League (WIYBL) Winter 2017-2018
Registration Fee:  $80 per player (Galesburg Resident)
Registration Deadline:  10/20/17
Register:  Online or at Lakeside Recreation Office
Practice Starts:  Week of 11/6/17
Games Start:  12/2/17
Grades:  3rd/4th, 5th, 6th Grade Boys, 4th, 5th, and 6th Grade Girls
See WIYBL Flier for more details.  (located on the far right side of this page.)

Galesburg McDonald's Youth Team Tennis - Fall 2017
Fall Session:  October 24 - December 7, 2017
Tuesdays (4-10 years old)
Thursdays (11-14 years old)
5:30-6:30 p.m. (Ages 4-7)
6:30-7:30 p.m. (Ages 8-10)
5:30-6:30 p.m. (Ages 11-14)
Ages:  4-18 year olds
Location:  Lakeside Recreation Facility
Register by October 1st:  $45.00 per player
Register after October 1st:  $65.00 per player
Registration Closes on October 24th
Program Instructors:  Current and former GHS Varsity Tennis Players
All participants receive a team T-shirt and age appropriate racquet.  Register at
Fall Classic A.S.A. Slow Pitch Softball Leagues
League Site:  Lake Storey Park Softball Complex
Nights Offered:  Tuesday Men's Single Header
                        Wednesday Co-Recreation Single Header
Entry Fee:  $250.00 per team/open to the first eight teams in either league
Player's Fee:  $10.00 per player (due before playing)
Deadline:  Friday, August 25, 2017, by 5:00 p.m.
Season begins on Tuesday, September 12, 2017
The season will consist of 7 games including a single elimination tournament.  Awards will be determined by standings at the end of the season.  
Opens Singles Tennis League - Fall 2017
Cost:  $10 per participant, per session*
*Lakeside Tennis Court use not included in fee
Schedule:  10/1/2017-11/11/2017
Participants:  men and women age 15 & up
Register Online:
Each week participants will be paired off with a new opponent.  Pairs are responsible to contact each other, set up a time to play, pick up balls from Lakeside office and report scores to the Recreation Office.
Ladies Doubles Tennis League
Cost:  $50.00 per participant per session
Schedule:  Wednesdays, 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Location:  Lakeside Recreation Facility
Participants:  Women age 18+
Register On-line:
Fall Session
Registration Closes:  11/1/2017
Session Dates:  11/1/2017-12/20/2017
Winter Session
Registration Closes:  1/3/2018
Session Dates:  1/3/2018-2/21/2018
Spring Session
Registration Closes:  3/7/2018
Session Dates:  3/7/2017-4/25/2018
Volleyball Open Gym - Fall 2017
Dates:  10/16/2017-11/1/2017
Days:  Mondays and Wednesdays
Times:  6:00-8:00 p.m.
Location:  Lakeside Recreation Facility
Fee:  $2.00 per person
Free admission on October 16th and October 18th!  Volleyballs will be available.  Additional dates may be scheduled based on interest.  No preregistration required.  Get way to prepare for the winter volleyball league!
Adult Volleyball League Fall/Winter 2017/2018
Registration Ends:  10/18/2017
Season Begins:  11/8/2017
Team Fee:  $225.00 per team (Due by 10/18/17)
Player Fee:  $10 per player (Due by first night of play)
     *Once schedule has been made, no refunds will be issued.
Wednesday Co-Rec. Competitive and Co-Rec. Non-Competitive Leagues will be offered.
11 game season with a double elimination tournament. 
See Adult Volleyball League Flier for more details. (Located on far right of page.)
Adult Aqua-Fit Session - October 2017
Dates:  October 2-27, 2017
Location:  Hawthorne Pool
Fee:  $30.00 per Session (all classes included)
Times and Days:  See Document titled "Hawthorne Pool Aquatic Schedule - October 2017"


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