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introducing serve City GIRLS volleyball

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Tryouts Coming in September and October!

Mark your calendars for the following dates. Tryout registration has begun online. Join us for an amazing season of excellence, relationships, love and serious fun!

what age level should my daughter try out for?

Unless she would like to play up an age level, your daughter is:

  • 12U if she doesn't turn 13 until after August 31, 2019

  • 13U if she doesn't turn 14 until after August 31, 2019

  • 14U if she doesn't turn 15 until after August 31, 2019

  • 15U if she doesn't turn 16 until after August 31, 2019

  • 16U if she doesn't turn 17 until after August 31, 2019

  • 17U if she doesn't turn 18 until after August 31, 2019

  • 18U if she doesn't turn 19 until after August 31, 2019

Middle school: Sunday, Sept. 30

(make-up tryouts Oct. 1 and 6)

Wheaton tryouts:

  • 12U from 4-5:30 p.m. at Central Athletic Center, 500 S. Naperville Rd.

  • 13U from 5:45-7:15 p.m. at Central Athletic Center

  • 14U from 7:30-9 p.m. at Central Athletic Center

Des Plaines (Oakton Community College) tryouts:

  • 14U from 9-11 a.m. at Oakton Community College

Elgin tryouts:

  • 13U and 14U 3:30-5 p.m. at The Centre of Elgin, 100 Symphony Way

High school: Sunday, Oct. 21

(make-up tryouts Oct. 22 and 29)

Wheaton:

  • 15U 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Wheaton Community Center, 1777 S. Blanchard St.

  • 16U and 17U 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Wheaton Community Center

Des Plaines tryouts:

  • 15U to 17U 9 to 11 a.m. at Oakton Community College

Elgin tryouts:

  • 15U to 17U 3:30-5 p.m. at The Centre of Elgin, 100 Symphony Way

Make-up tryouts for middle school & high school

  • Middle school 7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 1 at Vineyard Church, 1900 Manchester Rd.

  • Middle school 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6 at Vineyard Church

  • High school 7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22 at Vineyard Church

  • High school 7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29 at Vineyard Church


2018-19 Girls Program Full Details

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Girls volleyball is Serve City's largest program, training nearly 150 female athletes in 2017-18 alone. We currently offer girls volleyball for ages 10-18 in our Wheaton/Carol Stream, Elgin and Des Plaines locations.

In 2018-19 we are offering two team levels:

  • National teams that will play in the Asics National Championships June 14-16 at Navy Pier in Chicago as well as a Chicago volleyball league and a handful of Chicago-area tournaments

  • Regional teams that will play in a Chicago volleyball league as well as a couple of Chicago-area tournaments

Contact Girls Director Jeff Smith at jsmith@servecityvolleyball.org for more details.


Middle School GIRLS Program

2018-19 National Season Dates: 

  • Nov. 26 - June 16 (off April 15-May 5)

2018-19 Regional Season Dates:

  • Nov. 26 - April 14

National Club Dues: $1,600
Regional Club Dues: $1,200
Uniform/Equipment: $150 - $200

Middle School Teams

  • Wheaton 12 National

  • Wheaton 12 Regional

  • Wheaton 13 National

  • Wheaton 13 Regional

  • Wheaton 14 National

  • Wheaton 14 Regional

  • Elgin 13 Regional

  • Elgin 13 National

  • Elgin 14 Regional

  • Elgin 14 National

  • Oakton 14 National

  • Oakton 14 Regional

High School girls Program

2018-19 National Season Dates: 

  • Nov. 26 - June 16 (off April 15-May 5)

2018-19 Regional Season Dates:

  • Nov. 26 - April 14

National Club Dues: $1,600
Regional Club Dues: $1,200
Uniform Package: $150 - $200 

High School Teams

  • Wheaton 15 National

  • Wheaton 15 Regional

  • Wheaton 16 National

  • Wheaton 16 Regional

  • Wheaton 18/17 Regional

  • Wheaton 18/17 National

  • Elgin 15 National

  • Elgin 15 Regional

  • Elgin 16 National

  • Elgin 16 Regional

  • Elgin 18/17 National

  • Oakton 15 National

  • Oakton 15 Regional

  • Oakton 16 National

  • Oakton 16 Regional

  • Oakton 17 National

*Regional teams will play in 9-10 single-day Chicago-area events. Two-hour practices occur twice a week from November 26 to April 12. Teams are off for Christmas break December 22 to January 6 as well as spring break March 24-31.

*National teams will play in 12-13 single-day Chicago-area events plus the Asics National Championships at Navy Pier in Chicago June 14-16, 2019. National teams practice twice a week for two hours per practice with 2-3 extra practices offered for additional training. They are off for Christmas break December 22 to January 6 as well as spring break March 24-31 and one in-season break April 15 to May 5.

Most of our national and regional teams will compete in either the Chicago Volleyball League or the Windy City Power League. Each league features weekend pool play with other Chicago-area clubs followed by the league playoffs spread over 8 dates from January to April.


2018-19 Middle School Girls Volleyball

Vineyard Church | 1900 Manchester Road, Wheaton 60187
Community Fellowship Church | 28W240 North Avenue, West Chicago 60185
Simkus Recreation Center | 849 W. Lies Road, Carol Stream 60188
Fountain View Recreation Center | 910 N. Gary Ave., Carol Stream 60188

Oakton Community College | 1600 East Golf Road, Des Plaines 60016
The Centre of Elgin | 100 Symphony Way, Elgin 60120
Harvest Christian Academy | 1000 N. Randall Rd., Elgin 60123
Lifezone 360 | 999 W. Main St., West Dundee 60118


Ages: 10 to 14 (players ranging from fifth to eighth grade)
Age levels: 12U, 13U, 14U
Team levels: National, Regional

Tryouts: September 30 in Wheaton, Elgin and Des Plaines
Make-up tryouts: Oct. 1 and Oct. 6 in Wheaton

Season starts: week of Nov. 26, 2018 (first practices)
Regional season ends: April 14, 2019
National season ends: June 16, 2019 (at Asics Jr. National Championships in Chicago)

Practices per week: 2x
Breaks: 

  • Christmas: Dec. 22 - Jan. 6

  • Spring Break: March 25-31

  • National Break: April 15 - May 5

Annual End-of-Season Club Banquet: Saturday, April 27, 2019
Regional player registration: $1,195 (lowest regional team fee in Chicago area)
National player registration: $1,595 (lowest national team fee in Chicago area)

Other required fees:

  • $45 club banquet fee (paid before first practice)

  • $150 - $200 uniform package fee (paid upon acceptance)

  • $45 volleyball fee (fee is waived for those that already have a ball)

  • $55 USAV membership

  • $100 fundraiser buyout (or participate in raising $100 through our fundraisers)

Financing and monthly payment plans are available.
Most athletes will be 25% of fees per month. Extended plans are available at request.

Do you want to be a practice player?

  • Cost: $650

  • Athlete is allowed to train at any practice and attend tournaments if starters are absent.

  • This position still requires tryout attendance.

  • Contact Jeff Smith at jsmith@servecityvolleyball.org for more information or to sign up.


2018-19 Practice Schedule*

* Subject to change

Wheaton/Carol Stream teams:

Wheaton 12 National: Tuesdays 5-7 p.m. and Fridays 5-7 p.m. at Vineyard Church
Wheaton 12 Regional: Tuesdays 7-9 p.m. and Fridays 5-7 p.m. at Vineyard Church
Wheaton 13 National: Mondays 5-7 p.m. at Vineyard Church, Thursdays 5-7 p.m. in Carol Stream
Wheaton 13 Regional: Mondays 7-9 p.m. at Vineyard Church, Thursdays 5-7 p.m. in Carol Stream
Wheaton 14 National: Mondays 5-7 p.m. Simkus Center, Fridays 5-7 p.m. Community Fellowship
Wheaton 14 Regional: Mondays 5-7 p.m. Simkus Center, Fridays 7-9 p.m. Community Fellowship

Des Plaines:

Oakton 14 National: Mondays and Thursdays 7-9 p.m. at Oakton Community College
Oakton 14 Regional: Mondays and Thursdays 7-9 p.m. at Oakton Community College

Elgin:

Elgin 13/14 Regional: Wednesday 7-9 p.m. Harvest Christian, Friday 7-9 p.m. The Centre of Elgin
Elgin 13/14 National; Wednesday 7-9 p.m. Harvest Christian, Friday 7-9 p.m. The Centre of Elgin


tournament schedule

Total tournaments: 9-10 local events for regional teams and 11-12 for national teams
+ Asics Jr. National Championships June 14-16 at Chicago's Navy Pier (national teams only)

Most of our regional and national teams will compete in the Chicago Volleyball League. The league features weekend pool play followed by playoffs over four weekends between January and April.




Middle School Teams

Wheaton/Carol Stream practice locations:

  • Wheaton 12 National

  • Wheaton 12 Regional

  • Wheaton 13 National

  • Wheaton 13 Regional

  • Wheaton 14 National

  • Wheaton 14 Regional

Elgin practice locations:

  • Elgin 13 Regional

  • Elgin 13 National

  • Elgin 14 Regional

  • Elgin 14 National

Oakton Community College practice locations:

  • Oakton 14 National

  • Oakton 14 Regional


Current information updated on Sept. 20, 2018 and subject to change.

2018-19 High School Girls Volleyball

Vineyard Church | 1900 Manchester Road, Wheaton 60187
Community Fellowship Church | 28W240 North Avenue, West Chicago 60185
Simkus Recreation Center | 849 W. Lies Road, Carol Stream 60188
Fountain View Recreation Center | 910 N. Gary Ave., Carol Stream 60188

Oakton Community College | 1600 East Golf Road, Des Plaines 60016
The Centre of Elgin | 100 Symphony Way, Elgin 60120
Harvest Christian Academy | 1000 N. Randall Rd., Elgin 60123
Lifezone 360 | 999 W. Main St., West Dundee 60118


High School Program

Ages: 14 to 18 (players ranging from ninth to 12th grade)
Age levels: 15U, 16U, 17U, 18U
Team levels: National, Regional

Tryouts: October 28 in Wheaton, Elgin and Des Plaines

Season starts: week of Nov. 26, 2018 (first practices)
Regional season ends: April 14, 2019
National season ends: June 16, 2019 (at Asics Jr. Nationals in Chicago)

Practices per week: 2x (occasional extra practice for national teams)
Breaks: 

  • Christmas: Dec. 22 - Jan. 6

  • Spring Break: March 25-31

  • National Break: April 15 - May 5

Annual End-of-Season Club Banquet: Saturday, April 27, 2019
Regional player registration: $1,200 (lowest regional team fee in Chicago area)
National player registration: $1,600 (lowest national team fee in Chicago area)

Other required fees:

  • $40 club banquet fee (paid before first practice)

  • $150 - $200 uniform package fee (paid upon acceptance)

  • $45 volleyball fee (fee is waived for those that already have a ball)

  • $55 USAV membership

  • $100 fundraiser buyout (or participate in raising $100 through our fundraisers)

Financing and monthly payment plans are available.
Most athletes will be 25% of fees per month. Extended plans are available at request.

Do you want to be a practice player?

  • Cost: $650

  • Athlete is allowed to train at any practice and attend tournaments if starters are absent.

  • This position still requires tryout attendance.

  • Contact Jeff Smith at jsmith@servecityvolleyball.org for more information or to sign up.


2018-19 high school PRACTICE SCHEDULE

Wheaton/Carol Stream teams:

Wheaton 15 National: Mondays 7-9 p.m. Simkus Rec Center, Fridays 7-9 p.m. Vineyard Church
Wheaton 15 Regional: Mondays 5-7 p.m. Simkus Rec Center, Wednesdays 4:30-6:30 Vineyard
Wheaton 16 National: Mondays 7-9 p.m. Simkus Rec Center, Thursdays 5-7 p.m. Vineyard Church
Wheaton 16 Regional: Mondays 5-7 p.m. Simkus Rec Center, Wednesdays 4:30-6:30 Vineyard
Wheaton 18 National: Mondays 7-9 p.m. Simkus Rec Center, Thursdays 7-9 p.m. Vineyard Church
Wheaton 18 Regional: Mondays 7-9 p.m. Simkus Rec Center, Thursdays Vineyard Church

Des Plaines:

Oakton 15 National and Regional: Mondays and Thursdays 7-9 p.m. Oakton Community College
Oakton 16 Regional: Mondays and Thursdays 7-9 p.m. Oakton Community College
Oakton 17 National: Mondays and Thursdays 7-9 p.m. Oakton Community College

Elgin:

Elgin 15 Regional and National: Fridays 7-9 p.m. The Centre of Elgin; Mondays 5-7 p.m. Lifezone 360
Elgin 16 National and Regional: Fridays 5-7 p.m. The Centre of Elgin; Mondays 5-7 p.m. Lifezone 360
Elgin 17/18 National: Fridays 5-7 p.m. The Centre of Elgin; Mondays 7-9 p.m. Lifezone 360


tournament schedule

Total tournaments: 9-10 local events for regional teams and 11-12 for national teams
+  Asics Jr. National Championships June 14-16 at Chicago's Navy Pier (national teams only)

Most of our high school regional and national teams will play in the Windy City Power League. It features weekend pool play followed by the league playoffs over 8 dates between January and April.


Current information updated on September 5, 2018 and subject to change.