Palatine Park District affiliates consist of various volunteer parent organizations or special interest groups that provide programs and services to the community and utilize park district facilities, parks, and/or athletic fields. Each affiliate organization is assigned a Park District staff member who serves as the liaison to the assigned affiliate.
Algonquin Longhouse, Inc. NFP
P.O. Box 603, Palatine, IL 60078
847.261.4113 • firstname.lastname@example.org
A group of over 1,000 families in the Northwest Suburbs of Chicago that have joined together to celebrate and build upon the bonds with our children within the proud Native American theme. Algonquin Longhouse offers different programs for children of all ages.
Palatine Celtic Soccer Club
PO Box 305, Palatine, IL 60078
Palatine Celtic Soccer Club provides youth soccer programs for girls and boys ages 4-18. Many of the players on the William Fremd and Palatine High School varsity soccer teams have played either recreational and/or travel soccer under the Celtic banner. Palatine Celtic Soccer Club is also home to the Celtic Cup Labor Day Tournament featuring over 400 teams.
Palatine Amateur Football Association
Founded in 1966 to provide local boys a fun supervised environment to learn and participate in football. Season starts during the last week of July or the first week of August. Practice is five days a week (Monday-Friday) during the month of August. Once school begins, tackle football switches to a ‘school’ practice schedule; three days a week based on the coach’s schedule.
For information on PAFA Spirit Cheerleading (a Palatine Park District program), visit pafaspirit.com.
Palatine Youth Baseball/Softball
PYB/S is structured to gradually introduce competition to young boys and girls as they grow and mature as players. From ages 5-8 we do not keep score or maintain standings. Emphasis is placed on fundamentals and letting children learn how much fun playing baseball and softball can be. Beginning at age 9 scoring, standings and playoffs are introduced. The focus throughout PYB/S is teaching fundamentals, giving all children opportunities to play key positions and letting the players enjoy the game.
Palatine Baseball Association &
Girls Fastpitch Softball
P.O. Box 818, Palatine, IL 60078
A baseball/softball program for ages 13-29 (7th grade and up). House League provides a competitive, fun atmosphere for players with 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 tournament team, and a 13-year-old tournament team.