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Welcome to McHenry County‚Äôs Best Indoor Sports Facility.  SportsCity Academy offers 16,000 square feet of state-of-the-art training facilities for baseball, softball, basketball, volleyball, soccer, football, lacrosse & other sports.

SportsCity meets the needs of the coach and athlete, including high quality interior lighting, and fully netted training areas for live hitting.  Our Iron Mike hitting area features sloped, automatic ball return with 3 baseball, 2 fast-pitch softball, and 1 slow pitch softball machines.


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Winter Hours
Mon-Fri 4p-8p | Sat 10a-3p | Sun 11a-4p
birthday parties at SportsCity!!
Call Kim to discuss packages for your birthday boy or girl - 815-355-0661   More info
Events At SportsCity Academy

Team Indoor Training at  SportsCity - Limited Time Available Call to Reserve

SportsCity offers the best training option for your baseball, softball, soccer, lacrosse, basketball, volleyball, or other team sport.  We have a large indoor training field, configuration options with our movable nets, full LIVE HITTING, superior lighting (new LED's last year), training equipment (L-screens, bases, tees)and discounted Iron Mike hitting machines with team field rentals. 

Train at the best facility in the area.  Text or call Kim Turner directly at 815-355-0661 or by email

SportsCity Heatwave
Girls Travel Softball

SportsCity and McHenry County Heatwave girls travel softball have combined!
  The newest and best game in town for girls travel softball is the SportsCity Heatwave. 

Teams for 2020/2021 are finalized.  For more information about opportunities next season, Like us on Facebook or visit 

SportsCity Development Dugout - Expanded Training Facilities & Instructors
SportsCity is very pleased to announce our partnership with Matt Schmidt in the creation of SportsCity Development Dugout.  This new tunnel training facility is conveniently located in the same building complex as SportsCity Academy (just across the parking lot). 

The Development Dugout will provide dedicated training tunnels and allow us to substantially increase our instructor staff. 

Matt Schmidt leads the efforts of our Development Dugout in close coordination with SportsCity Academy.  Take a look at our expanded instructor team.  And contact Matt Schmidt to set up your training plan!

The Catching Camp:  Baseball &
Softball catching 
Training Camps
SportsCity is a proud host for "The Catching Camp" intensive training camps.  Due to Covid, we are working with the Catching Camp crew to schedule a Chicago area session for Fall 2021.  Keep and eye on our web site or Like us on Facebook.  

We have a great partnership with this outstanding program and look forward to doing more in 2021. For more info visit

Softball & Baseball Players - Are you Ready to Get Better?
Contact Matt or Kristin directly for individual training.  Package options available. 
- Contact Matt Schmidt (Baseball): 
- Contact Kirstin Holzbauer (Softball):

Hitting Happy Hour - Mondays & Friday "$5 Happy Hour" 4p-5p (Hit Until 530pm)
Happy Hour for just $5 on Mondays and Fridays from 4pm-5pm.  Iron Mike baseball, fastpitch softball and slow pitch softball.  Automatic ball return.  Happy Hour hitting ends at 530pm.  A great workout! A great deal!

Let's Hit!  SportsCity Baseball & Softball Cages
$10 All U Can Hit - Every day! 
SportsCity has the best cages for you.  Iron Mike cages with automatic ball return.  3 speeds for baseball (fast, medium, slow), 2 speeds for fast pitch girls softball, and 1 slow pitch softball machine (yes it does arc just like a real slow pitch softball pitch).

SportsCity Academy -
MCC Baseball & Softball Indoor Training Center

SportsCity Academy was pleased to be the indoor workout home of 2016 NCAA qualifying McHenry County College Scots baseball team.  Former MCC Coach Kim "Hoss" Johnson raves about SportsCity. 

"The facility and layout is first class.  Our team gets a terrific workout and most importantly SportsCity contributes to our preparation for the season.  SportsCity is a great facility, and great partner"

     -- Kim "Hoss" Johnson, former MCC Baseball Coach

SportsCity "Insiders" Club
Stay updated on SportsCity activities and "Insider" specials! "Like" SportsCity on Facebook

birthday parties at SportsCity!  Reserve Spring & Early Summer Parties Now!

SportsCity hosts birthday parties!  Dodgeball, basketball, kickball, wiffleball, batting cages & more -- lots of fun!  Easy on parents!  And the birthday boy or girl gets a free monthly hitting card (a $69 value!). 

Call Kim to discuss packages for your birthday boy or girl at 815-355-0661.  More info

Speed & Agility Training

Invest in becoming a better athlete.  Traci brings SportsCity her expertise in speed, agility, and strength training.  Now is the time to improve your athleticism!  Contact us at to set up a consultation, and individual or small group lessons with Traci. 

SportsCity Baseball Info
Learn more about our great program at  
SportsCity Baseball offers an outstanding travel baseball experience. 

SportsCity players get:

- Extensive indoor training Nov 1st -  early April.
- Professional team instruction from lead trainer Matt Schmidt and our catching instructor Wyatt Mascarella.
- Speed and agility training with Traci Klapperich of Phyt Athletics.
- Full League and Tournament schedule in 2020
- SportsCity Membership including UNLIMITED HITTING for all players. 
- Excellent uniform package.
- and much more.

As you consider your options for 2021/2022, consider SportsCity Baseball.  Tryout information for next season will be posted in July 2021.  Like us on Facebook to get updates. 

30 Day "All U CAn Hit" Card - $69
SportsCity has a great deal for softball and baseball players.  Hit for 30 days, all the time, for just $69.  No long term commitment -- just hit as much as you want for only $69.  Stop at SportsCity to pick up your card. 

SportsCity Gift Certificates
A great gift for your young athlete! 

- Gift certificates ($20 / $35 / $50).
- Monthly Hitting Cards $69
- Lesson Packages Tailored to Your Athlete

Great gifts for any kid!  Stop in today. 

"Host your Event at SportsCity" - Rent the Entire Facility!
Rent SportsCity!  The Entire Facility!

That's right.  SportsCity is available for large group events.  PTA's, sports organizations, family outings... you can rent the entire facility.  Bring your own food and beverages.  We can even bring in a local caterer who can serve adult beverages. 

Everything can be included -- the large infield, basketball, volleyball, all Iron Mike Hitting cages.  SportsCity is closed to the public -- you get it all for your group!  Packages start at just $250 for up to 30 people.  We can host up to 200 total. 

To discuss a private rental, contact Kim Turner directly at 815-355-0661 or by email 

Private lessons at sportscity
Learn, improve and practice with instruction from from SportsCity's outstanding trainers.  All lessons include free "All U Can Hit" in our Iron Mike cages the day of your session.  Baseball, softball and basketball lessons.  Learn more and see a complete list of SportsCity instructors Lesson costs and packages