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The Glenview Park District provides additional youth sports opportunities to the community through the following recognized organizations: JR. TITANS FOOTBALL GLENVIEW YOUTH BASEBALL Go to glenviewjuniortitan.org to learn more. Glenview Youth Baseball has offered base- ball for more than 50 years to boys and girls from kindergarten to age 18. We field more than 90 house league teams, more than 15 travel teams, and even a few fall league teams. Learn the value of: • Team Work • Self Discipline • Perseverance • Commitment • Sportsmanship • Goal Setting The Junior Titans football program creates a SAFE and POSITIVE environment for all players to learn these values through the game of football. Our season starts in August and runs through the end of October. We are open to kids in grades 3-8 in the following divisions: Pee Wee – 3rd and 4th Grade Fly Weights and Middle Weights – 5th and 6th Grade Light and Heavy Weights – 7th and 8th Grade Sign up for the Fun and Fitness and learn what it is like to become a part of our Football Family! Visit glenviewjuniortitan.org to register. GLENVIEW AYSO AYSO is a non-profit organization providing youth soccer programs for participants all over the United States. Consisting of over 50,000 teams and 500,000 players nationwide, AYSO is one of the leading youth soccer organizations in the world. The Glenview AY SO recreational soccer region serves girls and boys ages 3-17. Our competitive league, known as EXTRA, is available for boys and girls in 3rd through 8th grade and competes against other EXTRA teams in the Northshore and Chicago. EXTRA tryouts are held annually in May. Register now for tryouts! In addition to league play, we offer a Playground Program for the preschool ages 3 and 4. Additional training opportunities with our professional coaches are offered throughout the sea- son along with team practices. All training clinics and practices are included in our registration fee. Join the fun! Registration for the 2018-19 season opens on May 15. AYSO is based on six guiding principles: • Balanced teams • Open registration • Everyone plays • Positive coaching • Good sportsmanship • Player development To learn more, go to glenviewayso.org RECOGNIZED SPORTS ORGANIZATIONS More than 1,000 players participated in Glenview Youth Baseball programs in the most recent season. Our goal is to provide a positive learning experience for all of our youth. We emphasize teamwork, sportsmanship, improving players’ and umpires’ fundamental skills, and of course, improving life skills such as winning and losing with class. But above all, participating in our program is just plain fun. For more information, visit glenviewyouthbaseball.com. GLENVIEW TITANS FASTPITCH ASSOCIATION Glenview Titans Fastpitch Association is a nonprofit organiza- tion devoted to competitive travel fastpitch softball for girls ages 8-16. Our teams play in the North Suburban Fastpitch League (NSFPL) and generally adhere to the American Softball Association (ASA) rules and regulations. GTFA was founded in 1982 and is run by a volunteer Board of Directors. The Glenview Titans Fastpitch Association’s mission is to pro- vide players with a competitive, fun and rewarding experience in league and tournament play, with quality instruction in skills, strategies, sportsmanship and teamwork. For more information, visit titansfastpitch.com. GLENVIEW SOCCER CLUB Glenview Soccer Club and FC-1 Academy offer competitive soccer coached by licensed, professional staff, and overseen by a board of parent volunteers. Boys and girls ages 6-11 focus on skill development. Boys and girls ages 11-19 transition to FC-1 Academy focusing on technical, tactical and physical skills. All teams participate in fall and spring leagues and tournaments. Winter teams play indoors on turf fields in Glenview. Tryouts yearly in May/June and, for High School Boys, a supplemental tryout in October. Our goal is to field two to four teams at every age group and find a spot for all interested players. Need based scholarships are available. Join one of the highest-performing and fastest-growing travel soccer clubs in the area; visit glenviewsoccerclub.com or fc1academy.com. Youth Athletics ▪ glenviewparks.org 53