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.

McDonald's Youth Tennis
Session Dates: Tuesdays, March 6 - April 12, 2018
Site: Lakeside Recreation Facility
Early Bird Fee: $45 per player
Registration deadline: February 18, 2018
Using the USTA Youth Tennis play format, participants use modified equipment and courts, tailored to their age and size, making it easier to play, rall and succeed right from the start! Drills and gales help develop more tennis skills within a fin, yet structured enviornment. All players receive an age appropriate racquet and team t-shirt.
G-Force Volleyball
Registration Fee:  $30 per student before February 19th, $40 for late registration
Early Bird Registration Deadline: February 19, 2018
Late Registration Deadline: February 23, 2018
Register: In person at Lakeside Recreation Facility, online at, or via phone 309/345-3683.
League Dates: March 19, 2018 - May 3, 2018
Grades:  2 - 8 grade girls
Galesburg girls will learn the fundamentals of volleyball, taught by qualified instructors. Activities will be caterd to age group ability level. Clinic will include scrimmages. T-shirts included in the cost of registration.
The primary goal of G-force Volleyball is to provide a fun outlet for young girls in the Galesburg area to participate in volleyball before junior high school teams begin. To meet these goals, changes were made to this year's program.
Please see attached flyers to the right or click here for more information.
Ladies Doubles Tennis League
Cost:  $50 per participant per session
Schedule:  Wednesdays, 6:30 - 8 p.m.
Location:  Lakeside Recreation Facility
Participants:  Women age 18+
Register On-line:

Spring Session
Registration Closes: March 7, 2018
Session Dates: March 7, 2018 - April 25, 2018
Ladies 18 years and older may enroll in this tennis league, which provides the opportunity for competition and fun on indoor courts. Fresh tennis balls are provided each week for this league.
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City of Galesburg, 55 W. Tompkins Street, Galesburg, IL 61402-1387, Phone: 309-343-4181