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.

Ninja Training {NEW!!}
On Sale December 1!

Ages 4-6 | Tuesdays Feb 22-Mar 29 | 5:30-6:15pm

Members $40 | Non Members $60

Get ready to have fun on this ninja training course! This high-octane combination of obstacle training, martial arts, gymnastics, and freestyle movement is designed ot harness the limitless energy of young children for a total body workout that builds strength, endurance, and character.

Register by February 14


Youth Volleyball

Info to come. Check back soon or contact

Adult Volleyball Leagues – Register by January 3

Ages 18+ | $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, Jan 10-Mar 14 | 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.

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

Tuesdays, Jan 11-Mar 15 |  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.

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

Fridays, Jan 14-Mar 18 | 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.

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


Men’s Basketball Leagues

Ages 18+ | Register by March 4

Tuesdays & Thursdays | March 22- May 12 | 6-10pm

Men’s Full-court 5 vs 5 Basketball Leagues

Games consist of two 20-minute halves with a running clock. The league is open to adults ages 18+. Teams may roster up to 10 players, players may only play on one team in the league. Teams are guaranteed 8 games.

Kroc Youth Madness 3 vs 3 Basketball Jam

Age Brackets: 3rd-4th | 5th-6th | 7th-8th | Register by February 20

$120 per 4-player team – includes t-shirt.

Get your friends together and join us for this fun 3 on 3 Basketball Jam!

Teams of 4. Double elimination tournament style. All teams guaranteed two 20-minute running clock games.

Please contact to sign up!

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.


Wednesdays, Jan 12- Mar 16 | 6–10pm

Doubles – Level 3.

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

Thursdays, Jan 13 – Mar 17 | 6–10pm

Doubles – Level 4.0+

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

Thursdays, Feb 3 – Mar 10 | 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 April 9 | 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

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

2022 Spring 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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