If you are interested in any of these programs, you may click on the button below to see class times and availability.
Mighty Hitters/Jr. Sluggers
These programs teach the basics of baseball in a fun, safe environment with no standing around. Throwing, catching, hitting, and fielding will be taught as well as running the bases and rules of the game. Games will be played based on participation. Players should bring their own gloves.
T-Ball Instructional League
This is a 10-week instructional league that teaches the fundamentals required for aspiring young players to develop solid baseball/softball skills. Players will be practicing skills and playing games. The first two weeks will be instructional practices and the following weeks will be scheduled games. Players will receive a t-shirt and a small trophy. Participants should bring their own glove. Parent coaches are needed. All requests are accommodated to our best ability.
Girl's Fast-Pitch Beginning Pitching Group Lessons
These group lessons will feature lessons in pitching for girls ages 12 - 14 that are beginning to pitch or show an interest in pitching in fast-pitch softball. This class is designed to enhance or begin to develop basic pitching skills. Participants will learn the fundamentals of pitching including: proper form, wrist snaps, stride, and accuracy. Throughout the class participants will receive drills, safety tips, and gear knowledge. Participants are recommended to have a parent catcher at each class but it is not required. Participants are to provide their own glove and gym shoes should be worn to each session.
Evening Super Draft Men's Softball Tournament
This is a draft style tournament. Each person signs up individually using special registration form and is then drafted onto a team fantasy league style for the tournament. The tournament will be a three game guarantee format. Open to all softball players from any division: tournament or league. Each team will have a captain that will draft players. Every player that signs up and pays will be drafted onto a team. Shirt awards for first and second place.
Come join the Joliet Park District fall softball men's, women's, and mixed leagues! Joliet Park District will provide the game balls.
Co-Ed Overnight Softball Tournament
This new tournament will is a double elimination tournament with USSSA Rules and some house rules. Paper rosters will be used for this tournament. Cash prizes will be awarded to first and second place teams. Tournament times will be announced depending on the number of teams but will start in the evening and run until Sunday afternoon at the latest.
City Softball Tournament
Seven divisions will be offered in this annual tournament. Only 2016 Joliet Park District league teams are eligible to participate. Game balls will be provided.
Adult Summer Softball
The Joliet Park District offers men's, women's, and mixed leagues ranging from recreational to competitive levels of play. USSSA rules apply with a few additional house rules.
2016 league participants have priority registration (February 1 - 28). New teams may register on a first come, first served basis beginning March 1. Registration ends on April 9.