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Join us for the 2018/2019 Basketball Season! No matter what your child’s skill level or age — you will find a basketball program to fit your needs.

Travel Leagues

In the Travel/House League program, players  develop offensive and defensive fundamentals while working in a team setting and competing with friends.  The programs include officiated games, trained/certified coaches, team uniforms and championship/participation awards. Practices and games are assigned a 60-90 minute time slot within the listed time period.

House Leagues

For those looking for a more competitive program, players in the Elite and Feeder Basketball program  play against teams and participate in tournaments throughout the Chicagoland area. Teams  practice 2 days a week. The day, time and location of practices vary depending on the program. Home games are played at the Rec Center of Highland Park, Northwood Jr. High, or Highland Park High School. Games are held primarily on the weekends, but there is the possibility of weeknight games.

Contacts

Chris Maliszewski
Recreation Manager, Centennial Ice Arena and Athletics
847.579.3124
cmaliszewski@pdhp.org

Troy Hoffmann
Athletic Supervisor
847.579.3124
thoffmann@pdhp.org

Eric Golmon
Athletic Supervisor
847.579.3129
egolmon@pdhp.org

Mike Divincenzo
Athletics Coordinator
847.579.3198
mdivincenzo@pdhp.org

League

Registrations are open for Spring and Summer!
Registration LinkGradesProgram Dates & TimesLocation/FeesSchedulesTeam RostersSupervisor
Preseason Basketball Clinic
Co-Ed

Register Here! Grades

1-2
3-4
5-6
Sep 23-Oct 28
Mon
5-6p
6-7:15p
7:15-8:30p
Recreation Center

$105
$120
$120
Troy Hoffmann
847-579-3124
thoffmann@pdhp.org
Girls Feeder Clinic

Register Here! Grades

7-8
Oct 2-Nov 13
Wed
6:30-7:45p
West Ridge Gym

$90
Troy Hoffmann
847-579-3124
thoffmann@pdhp.org

 

 

Boys 6th Feeder Teams:

The 6th grade Boys Feeder team will play games starting in Mid January with the Boy 7th and 8th grade Feeder teams. Teams will start practicing one day a week starting in October and two days a week starting in November. Teams will also participate in tournaments in December and early part of January before the feeder season gets underway in mid January.

Boys 7th and 8th Grade Feeder teams:

Highland Park High School Varsity Coach, Paul Harris and his staff will introduce the high school system (attitude, dedication, loyalty and communication). Practices will be held on Wednesday evenings and Sunday afternoons at Highland Park High School. Games will be scheduled against other feeder programs such as Niles North, Stevenson and Buffalo Grove. Games will begin in mid January after the middle school season has been completed. They will be primarilty on weekends but their will be some weeknight games. Players will be selected to an “A”, “B” or Developmental team. Players who make the “A” or “B” team will pay an additional fee of $470. Players who are selected to the Development team do not pay an additional fee.

Girls 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th Grade Feeder teams:

The Girls 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grade Feeder teams will participate in the Northern Illinois Girls Basketball Feeder Association. Each team will practice two days a week. Those days will be determined by the players, coach and gym availability. Games will begin in mid January after the middle school season has been completed. They will be primarilty on weekends but their will be some weeknight games.

2018/2019 Boys & Girls Feeder Tryout Schedule:

Grade Level Registration Boys or GirlsDay Date TimeLocationRosters
6th Register Now!Boys
Fri
Sat
Sun
Sep 20
Sep 21
Sep 22
7-9pm
4-6pm
2-3pm
HPHS
HPHS
Rec Center
7th Register Now!Boys

Fri
Sat
Sun

Nov 8
Nov 9
Nov 10
7-8:30pm
1-2:30pm
10-Noon
Highland Park
High School
8th Register Now!Boys

Fri
Sat
Sun
Nov 8
Nov 9
Nov 10
7-8:30pm
1-2:30pm
10-Noon



Highland Park
High School
7th Register Now!GirlsNo Tryout
Registration Deadline: Oct 14
December 1
8th Register Now!GirlsNo Tryout
Registration Deadline: Oct 14
December 1

 

Boys and Girls, Grades K-8 develop offensive and defensive fundamentals while working in a team setting and competing with friends.

Here is what our families are saying about our House League Basketball program:

“My son had a wonderful experience participating in this program! Although this program met my expectations, I think they exceeded his and that is awesome!”

“The coaches this season were fantastic! I love the emphasis they placed on learning the game, being positive, and being a good team mate!!!”

Program Information
Registration LinkProgram Dates and DaysTimesLocation and FeesSchedulesSupervisor
Parent & Tot Bball
(Ages 3-5)
Register Here!Oct 26- Dec 14
Sat

9-9:45a
West Ridge Gym
$108
Mike Divincenzo
mdivincenzo@pdhp.org
All Star League
Co-Ed (Grades 1&2)
Register Here! Nov 7-Feb 15
Th (Practice)
Sat (Game)

5:30-7:30p
10a-3p
West Ridge Gym
$206 Before 9/25
$226 After 9/26
Mike Divincenzo
mdivincenzo@pdhp.org
NCAA Boys House
(Grades 3&4)
Register Here! Nov 4-Feb 22
Wed (Practice)
Sat (Game)

5-8:30p
9-11a
Recreation Center
$328 Before 9/25
$348 after 9/26
Mike Divincenzo
mdivincenzo@pdhp.org
NCAA Girls House
(Grades 3&4)
Register Here! Nov 4-Feb 22
M (Practice)
Sat (Game)

5-7p
10a-Noon
Recreation Center
$328 Before 9/25
$348 after 9/26
Mike Divincenzo
mdivincenzo@pdhp.org

 

 

 

Boys Elite Basketball League

  • Players compete in the North Suburban Basketball League (NSBL) and tournaments in the Chicagoland area.
  • Teams play 16 league games and 1 to 3 tournaments depending on the grade level
  • Players must attend both tryouts and pay the $50 tryout fee by the registration deadline
  • Teams are posted on this page at 5pm on Tue, Sept 11

Tryout information for the 3rd, 4th and 5th grade Boys Elite teams is as follows:

Grade LevelRegistration LinkBoy or GirlDayDateTimeLocationRoster
3rd Grade Register Now!Boys
SatSep 284-6pmRec Center
4th GradeRegister Now!BoysFri
Sat
Sun
Sep 20
Sep 21
Sep 22
7-9pm
4-6pm
Noon-1pm
HPHS
HPHS
Rec Center
5th GradeRegister Now!Boys
Fri
Sat
Sun
Sep 20
Sep 21
Sep 22
7-9pm
4-6pm
1-2pm
HPHS
HPHS
Rec Center

 

 

 

 

 

 

Welcome to the Park District of Highland Park Tournaments page! For tournament information please see below. We take pride in hosting our tournaments at some of the best facilities on the North Shore.

 

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