The Bike Palatine Club's mission is to make Palatine a more bicycle-friendly community, through educational and outreach programs that encourage and increase bicycling. Working closely with other agencies Bike Palatine Club helps evaluate and recommends improvements to biking infrastructure to improve safety, convenience, and system integration with neighboring communities.
The Bike Palatine Club meets monthly on the third Thursday of the month at 7:00 pm. Meeting locations vary. For more information on how to get involved or for information on upcoming events visit www.bikepalatine.com.
The Palatine Celtic Soccer Club, which is affiliated with the Palatine Park District, provides youth soccer programs for girls and boys ages 6-18 years. Both the House and Travel Programs are governed by the Palatine Celtic Soccer Club Board of Directors, Director of Coaching, Paul Clapson, firstname.lastname@example.org. Please visit our website at www.palatinecelticsc.com for updated information.
Registrations are no longer taken through the Palatine Park District. Please register online at www.palatinecelticsc.com.
The Palatine Amateur Football Association, also known as PAFA, is an organized, full-contact youth travel football program. The program is for children in grades 3-8 (ages 8 to 14 as of 9/01/13). Teams are based on age, weight, and experience. Palatine plays communities in the Northwest Youth Football League. Registration for the 2013 season began in February. For further information, please visit the website at www.palatinepanthers.com.
PAFA refund policy is posted on our website at www.palatinepanthers.com.
PAFA Spirit squads perform at PAFA football games in support of the Palatine Amateur Football Association's travel football program. Football games are played in Palatine and surrounding suburbs on either Saturday or Sunday each weekend of the season. Cheer/Flag/Poms season begins each year in early August with a mandatory Clinic Week and then continues with weekly practices and games into November. Optional competitions for the older teams are offered.
Registration for the 2014 season began in March. For further information, please visit www.pafaspirit.com.
100% less $5 processing fee through July 30; 50% less $5 processing fee through August 2. No refunds will be given after August 3.
Palatine Baseball Association (PBA) is the Park District affiliate baseball/softball program for ages 13 years & over (7th grade and up). The House League provides a competitive, fun atmosphere for players including uniforms and certified umpires. Most games are played at Community Park including night games. Included in the season are all-star games, post season tournaments with trophies, a 14-year-old LaCrosse tournament team, and a 13-year-old tournament team. Register by team for the Young Women Division. For PBA baseball and softball information email@example.com.
Thirteen and fourteen year Tournament Teams are selected from players already registered and playing in the house program, and play June-July. The Travel Teams hold open try-outs each August for the following season. Notification of try-outs are provided to age appropriate registered participants, and notice is provided through the newspaper. Try-outs for the 2014 season are complete.
For questions visit our website at www.pbabaseballsoftball.com.
Full refund before draft, less $5 processing fee. After draft 50% refund, less $5 processing fee. No refunds after games begin.
The Penguins are a Travel Team for U9-U15 (3rd-8th grade). All levels of players are invited to learn the game of lacrosse and compete with towns throughout the Northwest Chicago Youth Lacrosse Federation (NWCYLF). The program provides structured training and development from the beginner to the experienced. The surrounding towns of Arlington Heights, Rolling Meadows, and others provide great depth to the program. Get involved in the fastest growing game in the USA with the Penguins.
The Palatine Youth Baseball & Softball (PYB/S) program is designed to teach the fundamentals of baseball & softball and sportsmanship to boys and girls ages 5 through 6th grade. Our program is run by over 100 volunteers and features the following for both baseball and softball:
- Full replica uniforms for all age groups
- Fair team and player selection
- Awards for all players
- Mandatory "at bats" and playing time
- Manager and coaches training clinics
- Playoffs, including Championship Games,for most leagues
- All-Star game for most leagues
- Travel Teams
The age cut off for five year olds is August 31, 2014. For all other leagues the appropriate league is based on their current grade in school.
Participants are assigned to teams in March. Games and practices begin mid April and end in early July. The culmination of the season is the Palatine Youth Baseball/Softball Day held at Community Park, featuring league All-Star games, team and individual trophy presentations, and other entertainment.
This recreational youth hockey program is an affiliate program of the Palatine, Rolling Meadows, and Arlington Heights Park Districts that allows all skaters the opportunity to play ice hockey. The program includes hockey tot classes (ages 3-5), pre-mite introduction hockey classes (ages 4-12), recreational youth House League teams (ages 6-17), and summer camps. For more information about teams or classes please contact Bob Veller, Rolling Meadows Park District Youth Hockey Director at 847-398-2700 x108 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Palatine Rugby Club provides full contact youth rugby programs for boys and girls in grades 5-12. As part of the Illinois Youth Rugby Association (iYRA) and USA Rugby, we play clubs throughout northern Illinois. All players that practice will play.
Our teams play in three separate seasons: Spring (March-May), Summer (June-July) and Fall (September-October). Registration opens for each season in: November, May & August. We accept new players at all times. Registration is through the Palatine Park District and USA Rugby.
Our MS-Jr. (grade 5 & 6) and MS-Sr. (grade 7 & 8) teams, the Palatine Pioneers, play 15-a-side rugby in the spring and Olympic (7's) Rugby in the summer.
Our HS Girls (grade 9-12), the Palatine Juggernauts, play 15-a-side rugby in the spring & fall. They play Olympic (7's) Rugby in the summer.
Our HS Boys (grade 9-12), the Palatine Barbarians, play 15-a-side rugby in the spring with Varsity, JV and Fresh-Soph teams. They play Olympic (7's) Rugby in the summer and 15-a-side rugby in a Fall Friendly season.