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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.


SportsCity Slam Baseball

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Winter Hours
Mon-Fri 4-8p |  Sat 10a-4p | Sun 11a-5p
birthday parties at SportsCity!!
Call Kim to discuss packages for your birthday boy or girl - 815-355-0661   More info
Events At SportsCity Academy

Welcome -- Wyatt Mascarella - New SportsCity Baseball Catching Instructor
SportsCity is pleased to welcome Wyatt Mascarella to our baseball training staff.  Wyatt is a former two-time All-Conference Division I catcher with St. Johns University in New York.  He is currently in the farm system of the Kansas City Royals.  He is a graduate of Cary-Grove HS, and also played at MCC.  Wyatt is available for catching and hitting instruction.  To arrange a private lesson package, contact Wyatt at  

Welcome -- Jenna Malinauska - New SportsCity Girls Softball Pitching Instructor
SportsCity is pleased to welcome Jenna Malinauska to our softball training staff.  Jenna was a standout All Conference high school softball pitcher who is now bringing her instruction skills and passion for softball pitching to young athletes.   To arrange a private lesson package, contact Jenna at

Thank you - NECC Baseball &
Softball catching 
SportsCity hosted the  nationally renowned "The Catching Camp" intensive training session Oct 26-27th.  What a great camp!  Sold out with attendees from multiple States

We have a great partnership with this outstanding program.  Thank you Jay Weaver and all instructors for an incredible session.  We look forward to hosting you again next year.  For more info visit

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

Hitting "$5 Happy Hour" 4p-5p Every Weekday
All U Can Hit for just $5 every weekday from 4pm-5pm.  Iron Mike baseball, fastpitch softball and slow pitch softball.  Automatic ball return.  A great workout! A great deal!

2019/2020 Team Indoor Training at  SportsCity Very Limited Rental Time Available

SportsCity offers the best training option for your baseball, softball, soccer, lacrosse 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.  To check on remaining 2019/2020 workout time, Call Kim Turner directly at 815-355-0661 or by email

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

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.400 Hitters Club Card30 Day "All U CAn Hit" - Just $59
SportsCity has a great deal for softball and baseball players.  Hit for 30 days, all the time, for just $59.  No long term commitment -- just hit as much as you want for only $59.  Stop at SportsCity to pick up your card.   

birthday parties at SportsCity!  Reserve Fall Parties Now!

SportsCity hosts birthday parties!  Dodgeball, basketball, kickball, wiffleball, batting cages & more -- lots of fun!  Easy on parents!

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

SportsCity Travel
Baseball - 2020 Team & Program Info

SportsCity Travel Baseball tryouts are complete and teams are formed for the 2019/2020 season. 

Slam 9U, 11U, and 13U have room for one additional player to round out their rosters.  For full program information, and to arrange a private tryout with our 9U/11U/13U manager, visit  

SportsCity Slam offers an outstanding travel baseball experience.  Slam players get:

- Extensive indoor training Nov 1st -  early April.
- Professional team instruction from lead trainer Matt Schmidt
- Full League and Tournament schedule in 2020
- SportsCity Membership including UNLIMITED HITTING for all players thru July 31, 2020!
- and much more.

30 Day "All U CAn Hit" Card - $59
SportsCity has a great deal for softball and baseball players.  Hit for 30 days, all the time, for just $59.  No long term commitment -- just hit as much as you want for only $59.  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 $59
- 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