Sports & Recreation

Sports & Recreation

The Kroc Sports & Recreation department is full of fun sports camps and leagues for all ages. Check out all the fun opportunities that we currently offer. Is there a sport or program that you would like to see offered at the Kroc? Drop us an email and let us know what sports programs you are interested in today!

Kristy Stegeman

Sports & Recreation Specialist | 217-231-5635

Advance registration is required for all leagues and registration deadlines do apply. Space is limited. Registration forms available at the Control Desk. The Kroc Center reserves the right to cancel any program if minimum participation requirements are not met.


Jr. Spikers Volleyball

$300 per team

Sundays Starting Sept 26


Girls, Grades 3-4  |  5-6  |  7-8

Play in youth girls volleyball league this fall! The league will follow IHSA girls volleyball rules.

All teams will get shirts provided to wear as uniforms for up to 8 players and 1 coach, additional player T-shirts can be purchased at $10/person.

Team sign-ups only. Incoming grades.

At this time, non-members need to call: 217-231-5635 to register.

Adult Volleyball

$200 per team

Adult volleyball leagues will consist of 7 regular season games and at least one playoff game. All teams are guaranteed 8 games total. Playoffs schedule will be released after week 7 of regular season play.


Mondays, Sept 20–Dec 6. | 6–10pm

Non-competitive league where games are laid-back rather than competitive. Standard co-ed rules apply. No spiking in front of the 10-foot line for both males and females.
No games Nov 22.

At this time, non-members need to call: 217-231-5635 to register.

Wednesday, Sept 22–Dec 8 |  6–10pm

Co-ed Power: 6 vs. 6. Both men and women can spike at the net. Net will be set at standard men’s volleyball height. No games Nov 24.

At this time, non-members need to call: 217-231-5635 to register.

Fridays, Sept 24–Dec 10 | 6–10pm

Competitive league with standard co-ed rules enforced. Women can spike at the net. Men can spike from behind the 10-foot line only. No games Nov 26.

At this time, non-members need to call: 217-231-5635 to register.

Members climb for FREE!

Rock Wall

Looking for a challenge and a unique workout? The Kroc Rock Climbing Wall is one of the exclusive features our facility offers free to our members and is the go-to wall in the area! 

Climbing builds confidence, focus, and critical thinking skills. Experienced instructors are always on hand, during climbing hours, to belay and show proper techniques.

The Rock Wall is available to ages 3 and up. Those 11 years & under must have a parent/guardian present. Ages 12–15 must have a parent in the building while ages 16+ may be alone. Additional optional shoe rental charges may apply.

Wednesdays 4-7pm

Saturdays Noon-5pm

Click here for current venue hours. Signed waivers are required.

Non-Member Youth $3 \ Adult (18+) $5

Youth Golf Club Rentals

Each set includes:

• Golf Bag & Youth Clubs

• Set size is based off the child’s height.

• Please have height info when registering.

• Limited availability.

• Must pick up at & deliver back to The Kroc Center

$25 Per set

Rental time frame: March 1 – October 31


Please contact Sports & Rec Specialist
Kristy Stegeman at 217.231.5635 or at


Our Kroc gymnasium is available for families, friends, individuals, etc. to play basketball and a variety of other sports. See class schedule or a Welcome Desk Attendant for details. Basketballs can be checked out at the Control Desk.

Adult Pickleball

$70 per team of 2

Compete in this unique league! Games and times will be scheduled in advance for each team. Each game will have a 35 minute time limit. Standard USAPA rules with adaptations will be followed. Equipment will be provided if needed. Register by Sept 12.


Tuesdays, Sept 21–Dec 7 | 6–10pm

Doubles – Level 3.
No games on Nov 23.

At this time, non-members need to call: 217-231-5635 to register.

Thursdays, Sept 23–Dec 9 | 6–10pm

Doubles – Level 4.0+
No games on Nov 25.

At this time, non-members need to call: 217-231-5635 to register.
Drop-In Pickleball

Thursdays, Oct 14-Nov 18 | 10-11:30am

Members Free | Non-Members $8.50 per session
Simply stop by the Welcome Desk to register each day.

No experience necessary! Learn the rules of pickleball, basic skills, and techniques. This class is geared toward beginners, but all levels are welcome to play and have fun. Equipment will be provided. Led by The Kroc Center’s recreational sports staff. No games on Nov 11.

Paddle Battle Pickleball Tournament

Saturday, November 6 | 8am–1pm

Show your paddle skills and compete in our fall pickelball tournament! This is a doubles tournament. Teams will be divided into divisions based on team’s skill level.

Contact Recreational Sports Specialist Kristy Stegeman at 217-231-5635 to register!

$60 per team of 2.

Browse Current Program Offerings & Class Schedules

October Class Schedule
NOTE: Non-members call 217-222-KROC to set up your Kroc account.

2021 Fall Program Guide
To see the upcoming schedules for The Kroc Center’s activities, check out the 2022 Fall Program Guide, Class Schedule, or visit our online registration system and click the “Get Started Here” button.

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