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

2020/2021 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.  We are taking reservations for the 2020/2021 season with limited time slots still available.  Call Kim Turner directly at 815-355-0661 or by email

Hitting Clinic & Infield Clinic Saturday October 10th w/ Matt Schmidt

Fall is a great time to work on your game.  SportsCity Lead Baseball Instructor Matt Schmidt has two clinics on October 10th.  Work on your hitting with Matt's Hitting Clinic.  Or work on your defense at the Infielder Clinic.  Best of all, sign up for both at a discounted price.  Learn more and sign up!

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. 

Check out all of the benefits, including a full Membership at SportsCity with unlimited hitting through July 31, 2021! Learn more 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 will host the  nationally renowned "The Catching Camp" intensive training session Oct 24th-25th.  This is a terrific camp and see attendees from across the central US.

We have a great partnership with this outstanding program. For more info visit

Softball & Baseball Players - Are you Ready to Get Better this fall???
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):

New Hitting Happy Hour Starts October 1st - Mondays & Friday "$5 Happy Hour" 4p-5p Every Weekday (Hit Until 530pm)
We are updating our "All U Can Hit" Happy Hour effective October 1st. Happy Hour for just $5 will be 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

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Speed & Agility Training -
Next 4 Week Session Starts Oct 5th

Fall is the perfect time to train.  Invest in becoming a better athlete. 

Traci Klapperich has another 4 session Speed & Agility training class starting Oct 5th.  Learn more and sign up.  Private lessons available too.

Traci brings SportsCity her expertise in speed, agility, and strength training.  Now is the time to improve your athleticism!

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!  And the birthday boy or girl gets a free monthly hitting card (a $69 value!). 

With Illinois in Phase 4, we can host birthday parties

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

SportsCity Baseball - 2020/2021 Team Info

SportsCity Travel Baseball tryouts are complete for most teams.  The 11U, 13U, and 14U teams looking for one additional player per team.  Email if interested. 

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 thru July 31, 2021!
- Excellent uniform package.
- and much more.

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 $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