Sharpen your lacrosse skills or learn a new sport during the Lacrosse Winter Skills Camp at the DISC! In this 6-week clinic, participants aged 7 – 18 will learn passing, catching, shooting, cradling, and scooping, along with the basic rules of lacrosse. All necessary equipment is provided. Participants will receive a long-sleeved tee. The boys’ camp is on Saturdays, November 10 – December 15 from 9 – 11 a.m., and the girls’ camp is on Sundays, November 11 – December 16 from 3 – 5 p.m. at the DISC. Fee is $52 ($45 with resident discount; $43 for DISC members). For more information, call Tony Albertina at 429-3472.
Author: Lisa Gillen
Illini United Volleyball Club HS Tryouts
If you’re a high school volleyball player who wants to gain a competitive edge, join the Decatur Park District’s Illini United Volleyball Club! On Sunday, November 11 at the DISC, check-in and warm-ups begin at 2 p.m., with tryouts from 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. Alternative tryout date is Tuesday, November 13 from 6 – 7 p.m. Players are asked to pre-register and pay a $20 non-refundable tryout fee by November 9, but same-day payments will be accepted. For more information or to pre-register, contact Traci Dyer Townsend at IlliniUnited@decparks.com or 429-3472.
Illini United Volleyball Club – High School Tryouts
Date: Nov. 11 (alternate date: Nov. 15)
Time: Nov. 11 check-in/warm ups at 2 p.m. with tryouts at 2:30 p.m.; Nov. 13 check-in/warm ups at 5:30 p.m. with tryouts at 6 p.m.
Fee: $20 non-refundable tryout fee
Location: DISC, 1295 W. Wood
2018 Decatur Games Begin on Sept. 18!
Looking for a fun way to boost employee morale and get involved in the community? Registration for the 2018 Decatur Games is now open at the DISC. Scheduled for September 18, 20, 25, 27 and 29, the Games include events on Tuesdays/Thursdays at various facilities, with a day-long finale at Rotary Park on Saturday, September 29. Team size limit is 20; fee is $199 per team. For details or to register, stop by the DISC, contact Tony at Talbertina@decparks.com or call 429-3472
Youth aged 7 – 18 can now play the high-energy, fast-paced sport of lacrosse during the Decatur Park District’s Fall Lacrosse League! Girls will practice on Tuesdays and Thursdays, September 18 – October 25 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. and boys will practice on Wednesdays, September 19 – October 24 from 6 – 8 p.m. All sessions are led by our US Lacrosse certified coaches at Hess Park. Cost for girls is $100 for two practices per week or $50 for one practice per week and $50 for boys. Protective equipment and a stick may be rented for an additional $25 (plus a $50 deposit for boys/$10 deposit for girls). Register at the DISC (1295 W. Wood) or online at decatur-parks.org. For more information, call Tony at 429-3472 or email email@example.com.