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

2018/2019 Indoor
Team Training Limited Space 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.

SportsCity is taking reservations for 2018/2019 indoor team workouts.  Call Kim to discuss a package for your team or organization. 

Train at the best facility in the area.  Call Kim Turner directly at 815-355-0661 or by email kim.turner@sportscityacademy.com

Matt Schmidt Baseball camps - Hitting, Fielding, Catching
Refresh and improve your baseball skills!  Here are three great camps from SportsCity instructor Matt Schmidt.  Great training, great price.  Learn More

HITTING CAMP -
Two age groups (9-13 & 14+).  Improve your hitting mechanics, improve contact, and learn to hit with more power.  Group instruction with plenty of one-on-one as well. 

Sun Aug 26th - Hitting Camp
100p - 230p (9-13)
230p - 400p (14+)

FIELDING CAMP --
Two age groups (9-13 & 14+).  Upgrade your fielding techniques and fundamentals in all positions.  There will be group work with position-specific drills for both infield and outfield. 

Sun Sept 9th - Fielding Camp
100p - 230p (9-13)
230p - 400p (14+)

CATCHING CAMP --
Two age groups (9-13 & 14+).  Develop your catching skills.  Work on home plate defense, blocking, footwork and receiving.  Great camp for introduction to catching and for development for existing catchers.  Must have your own catcher's gear. 

Sun Sept 16th - Catching Camp
100p - 230p (9-13)
230p - 400p (14+)

Camp size is limited.  Cost:  $30 per camp ($75 for all three camps)
Register by email - kim.turner@sportscityacademy.com
 

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 has the Best Hitting Cages!

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 can host your next event!
SportsCity is a great place for graduations, birthdays, fundraisers, and other group outings.  Contact Kim for details - 815-355-0661 or by email kim.turner@sportscityacademy.com

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

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

.400 Hitters Club CardMonthly "All U CAn Hit" - Just $59
SportsCity has a great deal for softball and baseball players.  Hit all month, 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 are 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

NECC Baseball &
Softball catching 
camp - October 27th & 28th
SportsCity and The Catching Camp are holding a Catching Camp this fall!   This is an outstanding learning and training experience for any baseball or softball catcher.  Highly experience trainer and excellent skills development and training.  Sign Up and learn more at -- (www.catchingcamp.com )

Softball Hitting CLinic w/ Kristin Holzbauer - Aug 19th
Kristin Holzbauer, SportsCity softball instructor and former D-I softball player, has a softball hitting clinic on Sunday August 19th.  In this clinic, Kristin will work with each girl individually while providing drills that will help them become a better offensive player. 

Sunday Aug 19th, 1p-3pm

Cost:  $40
Age:  6-13 (players will be paired up with similar ages for drills)
Register by email - kim.turner@sportscityacademy.com
   

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 Slam 2019
Travel Baseball

SportsCity Slam 2018/2019 teams are formed.  We will have tryouts again in July 2019 for the 2020 season.   SportsCity Slam offers an outstanding travel baseball experience.  Slam players get:

- Extensive indoor training Nov 1st - April 7th
- Professional team instruction with Matt Schmidt
- Full League and Tournament schedule in 2019
- SportsCity Membership including UNLIMITED HITTING for all players thru July 2019
- and much more.

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!

 

SportsCity Gift Certificates
A great gift for your young athlete! 

- Gift certificates ($20 / $35 / $50).
- Monthly Hitting Cards $59
- "Academy" Memberships $90
- Lesson Packages Tailored to Your Athlete

Great gifts for any kid!  Stop in today. 

"Saturday Night @ SportsCity" - Rent the Entire Facility!
Rent SportsCity!  The Entire Facility!  For you and up to 40 guests!
That's right.  SportsCity is offering a Saturday night private rental special of our entire facility.  It's all included for your group -- the large infield, basketball, volleyball, all Iron Mike Hitting cages.  SportsCity is closed to the public -- you get it all for your group!

Rental slots available each Saturday night from 6pm-8pm.  The regular price to rent the entire facility is $490 for two hours.  SPECIAL Saturday Night Private Rental -- Just $250 for 2 hours.  A discount of over 50%!  To book a Saturday night private rental, contact Kim Turner directly at 815-355-0661 or by email kim.turner@sportscityacademy.com