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New VH Sports Club and VHCBS

Welcome to the new home of the Vernon Hills Sports Club and Vernon Hills Community Baseball and Softball (VHCBS) Organizations.  Our organizations are committed to providing quality youth sports programs in Vernon Hills.  Our programs include Basketball, Poms, Football, Lacrosse, Community Softball, and Community and Travel Baseball.  We are in the process of updating our website with both content and branding for each organization which we expect to complete over the next few months.  

Please continue to visit the site to see the exciting new changes and for more up to date information. 

2017 VHCBS Travel Tryouts - Save The Date

Please read below for baseball tryouts registration information:

The tryout fee is $20.00 per player (payment required at time of registration) if you register online before August 21st.
** For those who do not pre-register online before August 21st, the tryout fee will be $50. 

Tryout dates and times:

Sunday 8/21

11:00am - 1:00pm for age levels 9U, 10U, 11U
1:30pm - 3:30pm for age levels 12U, 13U, 14U


Sunday 8/28 ** -- This is only for exceptions that will be pre-approved through Brian Mahler and Bill Polisson.  Please send email to travel_baseball@vhcbs.com if you are in need of an alternative tryout date.  If you are approved for tryout date on the 28th we will inform you of the time and location.

Note: Sunday August 28th will also be the contingency date in the event we run into inclement weather on Sunday August 21st.   If we have to conduct tryouts on the 28th due to weather the times for the age groups will be the same as listed above on the 21st.    


Please note 8u tryouts will be done at a later date.

Note: All tryouts will be held at VHAC fields (1-4) . (300 Nike Parkway)

If you have any questions please contact us at travel_baseball@vhcbs.com.

by posted 06/22/2016
Flag and Tackle football registration - Now Open!

Registration for 2016 Flag and Tackle Football is now open! Register now before 7/31 deadline for possible late fees

Click here to register online

Click here for more information on flag football

Click here for more information on tackle football

by posted 05/11/2016
2016 Poms registration is now open!

Registration for 2016 Fall/Winter Poms is now open!

Click here to register online

Click here for more information on the program

by posted 04/27/2016
Tackle & Flag Football Registration - NOW OPEN


Registration open !!!


Registration:      Online registration OPEN


Fees:                      Early Registration (by June 30th)- $375/player

                                Regular Registration (After July 31st)- $450/player

Refund Policy:   Prior to the start of practice, the Vernon Hills Sports Club pays league fees, insurance fees, trainers, and officials that cover all participants. These fees are not reduced or refundable to any Jr. Cougar's football participant. Participants who experience injuries during preseason practice or season games will not receive a refund. NO REFUND OF REGISTRATION FEES WILL BE GIVEN AFTER AUGUST 1, 2016.

Athletic Trainer: A certified athletic trainer will be at each league game to ensure athletes receive speedy and top quality medical attention for any on filed injury.


VHSC Provided

Family Provided

Helmet with chin strap

Game socks

Shoulder pads

Mouth guard

Game Jersey

Practice jersey

Game Pants

Practice pants

Thigh pads

Cleats (molded)

Hip pads

Athletic supporter/cup

Knee pads


                                Once again for the 2016 football season, the VHSC will provide a discounted helmet purchase program for families that wish to purchase their own helmets

Insurance:          The VHSC carries insurance on all of its players and coaches.  This coverage is designed to supplement individual medical coverage.  Each family is required to acknowledge and sign the VHSC waiver form prior to participating in any practice or game.

Tentative Schedule: Practice will begin the week of August 8th.  The first 2 weeks of practice will consist of 5-6 practices per week.  Once school starts, practice will be 3 times per week, plus a walk through the day before each game.  Practices generally last 1 ½ hrs.

Games:                 The Jr. Cougars is a member of the Central Suburban Youth Football League.  We are scheduled to play teams from Buffalo Grove, Evanston, Glenview, Highland Park, Kenilworth, Lake Forest, Northbrook, Skokie, Niles, Norridge, Winnetka, and Wilmette.

                                Games will be held on Sundays from the beginning of September through the end of October.  We are tentatively scheduled to play an 8-game season.  Additional games may be added.

Coaching:             If you are interested in volunteering to coach one of the teams, please check the box during online registration



CSYFL Weight Limits




Grade as of September 1, 2016

Maximum Ball Carrier Weight


3rd & 4th Grade

No Limit


5th Grade under 100 lbs

100 lbs


6th Grade under 90 lbs

90 lbs


5th Grade over 100 lbs

115 lbs


6th Grade over 90 lbs

115 lbs


7th Grade under 140 lbs

115 lbs


8th Grade under 130 lbs

115 lbs


7th Grade over 140 lbs

150 lbs


8th Grade over 130 lbs

150 lbs




by posted 04/18/2016
Field Updates
Field status will be determined by 3:30 pm for weekday games (Mon – Fri), 7:30 am for weekend morning games, and 12:00 pm for weekend afternoon and evening games.
Field Status
Century Park #1 - Vernon Hills OPEN (7/24) 
Century Park #2 - Vernon Hills OPEN (7/24) 
Century Park #3 - Vernon Hills OPEN (7/24) 
Deerpath #3 - Vernon Hills OPEN (7/24) 
Deerpath #4 - Vernon Hills OPEN (7/24) 
VHAC - Vernon Hills TBD (7/24) 
VHAC Baseball Field 1 - Vernon Hills TBD (7/24) 
VHAC Baseball Field 2 - Vernon Hills TBD (7/24) 
VHAC Baseball Field 3 - Vernon Hills TBD (7/24) 
VHAC Baseball Field 4 - Vernon Hills TBD (7/24) 
VHAC Baseball Field 5 - Vernon Hills TBD (7/24) 
VHAC Baseball Field 6 - Vernon Hills TBD (7/24) 
VHAC Lacrosse Field 7 - Vernon Hills OPEN (7/24) 
VHAC Varsity Football - Vernon Hills OPEN (7/24) 
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