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Parks and Recreation


Northwest Little League
Come join the excitement at Northwest Little League!  We have Baseball and  Softball divisions for boys and girls from Advanced T-Ball (age 4+) all the way up through Juniors (age 15).  We offer all our registered players pre-season skills and development clinics taught by professional trainers and experienced coaches!  For 2017, we're expanding our Elite baseball program to include ages 8U through 13U.  We're also introducing Softball Tournament Teams for 2017.  All children who live in Pingree Grove and attend school here or in any Hampshire schools can join regardless of home town!  Our boundaries also include parts of Gilberts, Huntley, Hampshire, and New Lenox.  Check out our website for updates.  Be sure to register for an account to receive all the latest email news! 

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Youth Football and Cheerleading      

Hampshire Youth Lacrosse
The program's mission is to develop student athletes of character and integrity who demonstrate the ideals of good sportsmanship, honesty, loyalty and courage, and who will serve as positive members of the community.  Open to boys and girls 1st - 8th grades. Registration is open January - March.  Season runs late March - early June.

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Schools Out Program
Schools Out serves families and communities in three distinct ways. School's Out PM Fun provides after school activities during the school year; School's Out Summer Fun offers two-week camp sessions and School's Out Community Fun serves adults and families.  For more information, contact: Joshua Latimer, Diretor, School's Out Program, 900 Wester Blvd, Pingree Grove, IL, 847-464-4500,

Cambridge Lakes Running and Bicycle Trails

Cambridge provides numerous multi-use trails to be shared by runners, bicyclists, and walkers.



Hampshire Park District
The Hampshire Township Park District provides recreation programming for children, families, and adults. Program schedules are available on line. Pingree Grove is considered out of district for registration purposes.  Click here to see how you can participate as a resident!


Hampshire Park District Service Boundary Map


Bird Watching
The Pingree Grove Forest Preserve is home to Great Blue Herons, nesting Sand Hill Cranes, and a host of fine wetland birds. It is a popular visiting area for viewing the endangered Yellow-headed Blackbird and the American Bittern.


Horseback Riding Trails
The Pingree Grove Forest Preserve includes horseback riding trails. Most trails are natural surface - mowed grass paths. Limestone screening trails and asphalt bike trails are available in some of the preserves. These are multi-use trails shared with runners, bicyclists, dog walkers etc. Horse riders are required to stay on designated, forest preserve-maintained trails. Trail riding is not allowed in restricted natural areas.



Gilberts Branch YMCA

The new YMCA at 50 Industrial Drive in Gilberts, IL invites you to sign up for one or more classes this fall.

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