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
Tryouts for the 2017 VHCBS travel program will take place on Sunday August 21st at the Vernon Hills Athletic Complex (VHAC). Tryouts will be conducted for the 9U - 14U age level. (Note: 8U tryouts will be conducted in Feb / March 2017). Tryout times for the age groups and 2017 program fees will be communicated by the end of July. On-line registration will open up no later than July 15th The registration fee will be $20 and will include a tryout T-Shirt. If you decide to register and pay in person the day of the tryout the fee will be $50. Please note that the tryout fees will be non-refundable and only covers the cost of trying out.
The makeup date in the event we run into inclement weather or your child cannot attend on Sunday August 21st will take place on Sunday August 28th at the Vernon Hills Athletic Complex. (NOTE: Your child only needs to attend the session on the 28th if they cannot attend the session on the 21st) Times for the age groups will be communicated by the end of July.
Fees: Early Registration (by June 30th)- $375/player
Regular Registration (After July 6th)- $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.
Helmet with chin strap
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