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Overview

The philosophy of the Vernon Hills Community Baseball and Softball Program is to increase the players' confidence and self-esteem; help them develop an understanding of the value of teamwork, honesty, courage, respect for authority and good sportsmanship; and maximize the potential of each player's skill and knowledge of the games of baseball and softball

Softball Info

Registration opens first week of January.

Please see below for information regarding this program:

  • At least 1 practice per week 
  • Outdoor Practice Start Week of April 1st - Weather Permitting
  • Opening Day Saturday May  7th

Freshman

  • All Coach Pitch - Skill Development Focus (Throwing, Catching, Fielding, Hitting)
  • 12 - 14 games scheduled
  • Teams formed by friend/school requests.
  • Games will be scheduled for Tuesday's & Saturday's (Note: Some Sunday's will be scheduled for rainouts)
  • Season ends by July 4th
  • Program Fee: $185

Sophomore

  • All Kids/Coach pitch
  • 14 -16 games scheduled
  • Opening Day Saturday May 14th
  • Games primarily played on Wednesday and Saturday's.  A game or two will be scheduled under lights at VHAC.  Some makeup games may be scheduled on Sunday's.
  • Ages for this program are 9 and 10 year olds (Current grade must be 3rd and 4th Grade)
  • Teams formed by coach selection with friend/school requests considered but not guaranteed
  • Program Fee: $220* 

Juniors

  • 14 - 16 games - Games to be played against neighboring communities (Libertyville, Mundelein, Lake Forest)
  • Opening Day - likely to start in late May after HS season.
  • Games will be played on Thursday's and the weekend.
  • Season ends by July
  • Ages for this program are 11 - 12 years old (Current grade must be 5th - 6th grade)
  • Teams formed by coach selection with friend/school requests considered but not guaranteed
  • Program Fee: $245*

PLEASE NOTE WE WILL START A WAITLIST AFTER 36 KIDS REGISTER.  WE ARE DOING THIS SO THAT WE CAN FORM TEAMS WITH NO MORE THAN 13 KIDS AT THIS LEVEL.  IF WE RECEIVE ENOUGH REGISTRATIONS TO FORM ADDITIONAL TEAMS WE WILL CERTAINLY DO SO. 

Seniors

  • 14 - 16 games - Games to be played against neighboring communities (Libertyville, Mundelein, Lake Forest)
  • Opening Day - likely to start in mid to late May
  • Games will be played on Thursday's, Friday's and the weekend.
  • Season ends by July
  • Ages for this program are 13 - 17 years old (Current grade must be 7th - 11th grade)
  • Teams formed by coach selection with friend/school requests considered but not guaranteed
  • Program Fee: $245*

PLEASE NOTE WE WILL START A WAITLIST AFTER 36 KIDS REGISTER.  WE ARE DOING THIS SO THAT WE CAN FORM TEAMS WITH NO MORE THAN 13 KIDS AT THIS LEVEL.  IF WE RECEIVE ENOUGH REGISTRATIONS TO FORM ADDITIONAL TEAMS WE WILL CERTAINLY DO SO.

**There is a 25.00 early bird discount if registered by January 28th

*** $50.00 late fee  if registered after February 28th

Refund policy:

We will not issue a full refund once teams are formed. If you have a one off situation please reach out to us.

We always need coaches please volunteer this season.  Also, note all board members and coaches are volunteering there time to make a great experience for your child this season.

Steve Yates

Commissioner of Community Softball