The programs listed below are independent, not-for-profit organizations, run by community volunteers. The St. Charles Park District assists a variety of groups in providing recreational opportunities for people of all ages. We do this by maintaining indoor and outdoor facilities and providing additional support to these organizations.
Campton United Soccer
A professionally coached, travel soccer club with 30+ years’ experience that offers outdoor/indoor training for year-round programming. Teams for boys/girls ages 5-22. Tryouts available year-round. Emphasis on skill and character development consistently produces many state/regional tournament championships, including a 2016 National Championship. Campton is the only soccer club in the western suburbs with membership to the prestigious U.S. Soccer Development Academy.
B 'N' B Singles Square Dance Club
Due to the construction at the Baker Community Center, ALL events through the end of 2016 will be held in the Pottawatomie Community Center.
The Bachelor 'N' Bachelorette's is a singles square dance club that meets on the 2nd and 4th Fridays of January to May and October to December from 8-10:30pm in the Baker Community Center. No partners needed. Couples are welcome. Lessons are held on Sunday evenings beginning in September. Please call for more information.
Fox Valley Mixers
630-762-9936Due to the construction at the Baker Community Center, ALL events through the end of 2016 will be held in the Pottawatomie Community Center.
Square dancing is friendship set to music. Today’s square dance music is a mix of traditional, popular, classics, and rock— basically, any music with a steady beat. Square dance is walking to the beat in coordination with other dancers. It’s great physical and mental exercise. Lessons for inexperienced or new dancers are held every Sunday evening beginning in September. The first two lessons are free. No partners are necessary. Participants are matched with experienced dancers to guide them to success at the direction of an expert caller. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Ages 8-17 must be accompanied by an adult. Round dance lessons are also available. Dances for experienced round and square dancers are held on most 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month. Rounds are at 8pm, squares at 8:30-10:30pm. Dances and lessons are held at the Baker Community Center.
Fox Valley Rugby Club
This organization provides boys and girls throughout the Fox Valley area the opportunity to learn, enjoy and compete in the sport of rugby while fostering the ideals of team work, discipline, respect and sportsmanship. The staff consists of certified coaches who work diligently to provide guidance and direction for four separate age levels of kids.
St. Charles Boys' Baseball Association
This program provides boys, ages 6-17, the opportunity to enjoy, participate, and develop baseball skills at all levels. Registration begins in December. Season runs the end of May-July. Traveling team tryouts are held in the fall.
St. Charles Canoe Club
The Club’s emphasis is on recreational canoeing with focus on fitness and racing. Everyone is welcome! Ages 12+ can participate in paddling activity along the Fox River. Members meet monthly, spring through fall, at the Ferson Creek Park beach area. After canoeing, all members are invited to enjoy dinner at a local establishment. Off-season meetings are held at Baker Community Center. The Club hosts two races - one held the first weekend in May and the other in September.
St. Charles Celtics Soccer Club
The St. Charles Celtics Soccer Club, part of the Celtics Sports Foundation, is committed to creating an atmosphere in which soccer players, supporters, spectators, enthusiasts and admirers of all ages and skill levels can enjoy the game. We provide the opportunity for League Play as well as pick-up games in both indoor and outdoor environments. The indoor games are played at the Sportsplex in St. Charles and our outdoor field at West Side Community Park. The majority of our members play in the Adult Over-30 leagues, but our organization is growing. We are now able to provide a place to enjoy soccer for a variety of age groups.
St. Charles Chess Club
The club meets every Thursday (except holidays) in Baker Community Center at 7 p.m. for off-hand or speed-chess games. Serious non-rated ladder play games start at 8 p.m. Players consist of beginners to experts, but currently no masters.
Girl's Softball Association
Providing instructional softball leagues for Fox Valley area girls, Kindergarten through 8th grade, for 40+ years. More than 450 girls take part in the league each summer. Registration begins in January and ends in early April. Practices begin in early May with games being played from early June to mid-July.
St. Charles Angels Fastpitch Softball
The focus of the Comets is developing players, ages 8-17. This leads to winning games! The Comets have highly competitive teams that compete in national tournaments and teams that play locally. Each team has the same access to training and facilities. This allows the coaches to give everyone the opportunity to improve. They hold pitching camps, catching camps, fielding camps, coaching camps, speed and agility training.
Strikers Fox Valley Soccer Club
This program promotes the game of soccer through the development of the individual player and team by providing professional and competent skill training in order to maximize the opportunities of the player, the team, and the organization. Approximately 600 youth players, ages 8-18, play on 40 teams. Open tryouts are held each season. Club teams have won three Illinois State Cup Championships as well as numerous local tournament championships.
Tri-City Youth Football
Tri-City Youth Football’s mission is to provide an opportunity for young people to learn the basic fundamentals of football in an environment which stresses safety, sportsmanship, teamwork and fun. Our hope is that our young athletes will gain skills and knowledge through our program that transcend football. Instilling in them the confidence to be successful not only in athletics, but in all fascets of their young life. Our season starts at the end of July and runs through the middle of November. In-House and UYFL travel leagues available. The program is available for ages 6-14. Home games are played at James O. Breen Community Park or East Side Sports Complex fields. To learn more please email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tri-City Cheer & Pom Association
Tri City Cheer & Pom (TCCPA) is a recreational cheer program for young athletes from Kindergarten through 8th grade. This program provides the athletes an opportunity to learn basic skills in cheerleading, various sideline cheers and performance routines. It is a great way for the athletes to show their team spirit and learn the crucial principle of working together for a common goal. The athletes are coached by parent volunteers and high school cheerleaders from area high schools. Cheer squads will be determined by grade level and all squads will cheer for the Tri City Youth Football Association (Charters). In addition to the football games, the cheerleaders will compete in one or more cheer competitions. The season begins in early August and continues through mid-November. Registration fees are $195 with additional accessory costs for shoes, socks and warm-up jackets. TCCPA is a member of the Illinois Recreational Cheer Association. For additional information, please call 630-669-6672. Come be a part of the best recreational football and cheer program in the area.
Children will learn the game of soccer from basic to advanced skill levels in a positive atmosphere of good sportsmanship while allowing participants to have fun and learn teamwork. Great for families with multiple children, those with multi-sports athletes and/or those dedicated to soccer all year long. Fall session begins the first week of September. Spring session begins the first week of April. The main office is located at James O. Breen Community Park.
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