The Chicago Union is committed to advancing the sport of ultimate by enhancing and promoting character, community and competition. We offer a wide variety of youth options - especially at the middle school level - including the winter academy in January/February and leagues and elite clinics in April/May
Indoor Winter Hat Tournament
January 6th, the Union will be hosting a youth hat tournament at the Chicago Fire Pitch at 3626 N Talman Ave from 7-10:15pm. The middle school division will start at 7pm and end at 8:30, while the high school division will start at 8:45 and end at 10:15. During this time, we will also be hosting an adult tournament at the same field site so feel free to stay and watch some adult ultimate (many pro players will be in attendance). Registration is open here. You can register as an individual, a pair, or if you are a girl-matching player a trio, to make sure you have some friends on your team!!
Winter Academy Training Program
This program is open to middle school players with some prior ultimate experience. We are offering 7 weeks of elite ultimate practices, with opportunities to play in tournaments, at the Levy Senior Center in Evanston from 5-7pm on Friday nights. Practice will start 1/12 and end 3/1 (no practice 2/16). Registration is open here
Elite Training Clinics, designed for intermediate to advanced Chicago area Middle School and High School Ultimate players, will help you excel on the field through specific skill development, while making new friends and playing with the pro’s.
Woodridge: March 17th, March 30th, April 6th, April 17th from 10am-12pm at Orchard Hill Park. Registration is live here
Dates for the spring are still TBD but will be available at this link.
Park District Clinics
Tuesday 3/19 4pm-6pm - Wheaton, IL
Wednesday 3/20 5-7pm - River Forest, IL TBD
Monday 3/25 3:15-5:15pm - Warrenville/Winfield link here
River Forest, Wednesdays 4-6pm, 4/3-5/8
The Chicago Union offer week-long camps introducing basic rules, throwing and catching techniques, and offensive/defensive strategies to develop skills through games and activities that emphasize teamwork, good spirit, and the joy of play. Participants also receive a Union disc, replica jersey, and 4 tickets to a home game. All ability levels are encouraged to join. Check back periodically for updates as we add more camps!
6/10-6/14 9-11:30am - Evanston
6/10-6/14 1-3:30pm - Glen Ellyn
6/17-6/21 9-11:30am - Oak Park
6/17-6/21 1-3:30pm - Lincolnwood
6/24-6/28 9-11:30am - Evanston
6/24-6/28 1-3:30pm - Glen Ellyn
6/24-6/28 1-3:30pm - Elmhurst
7/8-7/12 9-11:30am - Evanston
7/15-7/19 9-11:30am - Oak Park
7/15-7/19 1-3:30pm - Oakbrook Terrace
7/22-7/26 9-11:30am - Evanston
7/29-8/2 1-3:30pm - Lincolnwood
8/5-8/9 9-11:30am - Evanston
8/5-8/9 1-3:30pm - Monee