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High School Boys Church League Basketball

Calling All High School Boys! 

Our beloved basketball tradition is BACK!  

Come one, Come all high school-aged boys in 9th-12th grade, to play friendly, competitive basketball games against other church teams in the vicinity.  There are two divisions: an underclass (9th-10th grades) and an upper class (11th-12th). Practices are one night/week and games are played on Saturday nights. Practices start in November and games begin in December. The cost is $125 per person and includes gym practice time and a T-shirt. Recruit your friends and spread the word! We will follow the Archdiocese COVID protocol for practices and games.

Registration for the 2021-22 season is open until NOVEMBER 5th, 2021


Church League Basketball 2021-2022

Parental Permission and Release Form


I parent /guardian give my teen, permission to play for a Church League Basketball team.  I am aware that games will be played PRIMARILY on Saturday nights from December through March at one of several possible locations (SUCH AS... St. John of the Cross Parish gym, St. Francis Xavier gym, The Western Springs Recreation Center gym, Congress Park Elementary School Gym, LaGrange Christian Assembly Gym).  In giving my permission, I hereby agree to RELEASE, INDEMNIFY, AND HOLD HARMLESS St. John of the Cross Parish, St. Cletus Parish, St. Francis Xavier Parish, Holy Guardian Angels Parish (St. Louise Gym location and St. Barbara Gym location), Notre Dame Parish, St. Isaac Jogues Parish, Western Springs Recreation Center, Park District of LaGrange, Congress Park Elementary School and Elementary District 102, Davis Memorial A.M.E. Church, First Congregational Church of LaGrange, First Congregational Church of Western Springs, Grace Lutheran Church of LaGrange, LaGrange Christian Assembly, and any facilities or churches added to this list, their employees & agents, the Archdiocese of Chicago, and the Catholic Bishop of Chicago (a Corporate Sole) from ANY and ALL liability which may arise from my teen's participation in the above-mentioned league.  Liability to extend to any accidents, illnesses, or injuries, (including the possibility of death) which may either directly or indirectly befall my teen while participating in the above-mentioned league, or while on the property of the above-mentioned indemnities. 

I also give permission for my son to be transported to and from practice and games by persons volunteering to provide such transportation.  Otherwise, we will provide our own transportation for our son and/or give him permission to get to and from practices and games on his own.

In the event that my teen shall become a discipline problem during practices or games, I realize that such behavior will not be tolerated and could result in my teen being asked to leave the team.  In the event that my teen shall be found to be in the possession and/or usage of alcohol and/or other drugs, I realize that I will be notified and that my teen may/will be subject to dismissal from the team and subject to any & all applicable laws of the State of Illinois regarding such matters.

In the event that a medical emergency shall befall my teen and immediate attention is required, I now provide his Church League coach the ACTING POWER OF ATTORNEY, to initiate and oversee any emergency medical care that may be deemed necessary on my teen's behalf, until such time when I may be present to authorize the same.  To assist in the administration of such care, I now provide insurance & medical information which may be necessary:

Please note:  you cannot play Church League if you play for your high school.  If you plan on trying out for your high school team, please check yes on the online registration form and list the tryout dates:

If you do not make/decide to play for your school team, then payment will be due.  If you make your school team and decide to play with them, your registration will be withdrawn.

Any questions please contact Mary Freeman at mfreeman@sfxlg.org.  Financial assistance is available if needed. 


Click here for online registration.


Click here to pay online via credit card or electronic check.


Click here for printable Church League Basketball 2021-2022 Parental Permission and Release Information.