Vernon Hills Youth Sports Affiliates

The Vernon Hills Park District has several community sports affiliates that serve as partners to offer a comprehensive youth sports program in our community. Please note: the youth sports affiliates are independent agencies that are neither an agent for nor under the direction of the Vernon Hills Park District.


Vernon Hills Soccer Club

The Vernon Hills Soccer Club offers youth soccer leagues for boys and girls, ages 4-18, at both recreational and competitive (travel) levels. The club offers Vernon Hills area youngsters best in class teaching and coaching that develops players to realized potential and fosters a lifelong love of the game. For more information, email


Vernon Hills Stingers Softball

The Vernon Hills Stingers is a community based travel softball organization for girls, ages 9-18. They teach the fundamentals of softball and strive to win with pride, lose with style, and to always give their all. For information, email


Vernon Hills Lady Cougars Feeder Basketball LTD

The mission of the Lady Cougars is to provide an opportunity for girls that will attend Vernon Hills High School to participate in an organized competitive basketball program for grades 5-8. They develop each player to engage in a competitive level of basketball. They believe in giving girls a firm foundation in the many individual and team skills required to be a strong basketball player. For more information, email


Vernon Hills Community Baseball & Softball

The VHCBS offers community baseball and softball programs starting with a T-ball program for ages 4-5 and goes all the way up to ages 14 for boys baseball and age 15 for girls softball. We also offer a travel baseball experience starting at age 8 through age 14 where Vernon Hills teams travel to local communities to compete against. Our Community Baseball and Softball programs run from April through early July. Our travel baseball programs starts winter workouts in January and season play concludes in July. For more information, email


Vernon Hills Sports Club

The Vernon Hills Sports Club offers travel youth programs for grades 1-8. The goal is to provide teamwork, fundamentals and development. All registration is done at If you have any questions please contact Peter Lamberti at (847) 452-7413.

We have exciting changes for football in Vernon Hills. Tackle football has joined with LBC in Libertyville. Register now at Flag football registration will open the first week of June. Contact Peter Lamberti at with questions.

Flag Football Tackle Football
Grades K-8 Grades 3-8
August-October July-November
Vernon Hills Athletic Complex Butler Field, Libertyville

Boys and Girls Lacrosse
Registration opens in February for boys and girls spring lacrosse. Practices are held twice a week. Contact Vince Tran at with questions.

Grades 3-8
Spring: April – Mid-June
Fall: August-October
Deerpath Park

Boys Basketball
There are paid coaches for Grades 6-8 and parent coaches Grades 4-5. Tryouts take place mid October. Contact Stacie Brettner at with questions.

Grades 4-8
November -March
Vernon Hills High School


NAYS  National Alliance for Youth Sports

IPRA  Illinois Park and Recreation Association

IAPD Illinois Association of Park Districts

NRPA National Recreation and Park Association

IGFOA Illinois Government Finance Officers Association

SRACLC Special Recreation Association of Central Lake County

CAP – Community Alliance Project A coalition of business and community leaders formed to network and coordinate positive youth development efforts in the Vernon Hills community.