Cross country is offered during the fall months. The season begins in late-August/early-September and runs through late-September/early-October. This sport is offered to all students in grades 4-8. Practices are generally held at Centennial Park in Park Ridge at 4pm, typically on Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout the season. Peter Block is the coach of Cross Country team and has been coaching at SPC for 15+ years. There will be 3 regular meets, plus a Conference Championship meet, typically all on Fridays.
CROSS COUNTRY FEE
4th Grade = $45 7th Grade = $45
5th Grade = $45 8th Grade = $45
6th Grade = $45
Uniforms: Fee includes new running shirt for 4th Graders. We use the same shirt as in past years, with no official shorts. Runners are expected to wear their SPC Gym shorts for all races. All runners in all grades wear the same shirt. We will not order new shirts for grades 5-8, unless specifically requested during the registration process for $10 each.
Soccer kicks off our school year! The season is played during August and September. This sport is offered to all students in grades 5-8. We typically have one Co-Ed team for each grade (5th and 6th grade teams play in the JV league; 7th and 8th grade teams play in the Varsity league). JV Teams generally play 10-12 games, plus playoffs. Varsity teams generally play 12-15 games, plus playoffs. Practices are limited, with times and locations at the discretion of the coach.
5th Grade = $60 7th Grade = $80
6th Grade = $60 8th Grade = $80
Uniforms: Fee includes new shirts for 5th and 7th grades. Those shirts are to be worn for two years. We use the same shirt as in past years, with no official shorts. Players are expected to wear their SPC Gym shorts for all games. If needed, a new shirt can be ordered during registration for an additional cost of $25 (5th/6th) or $30 (7th/8th).
Basketball is offered in the fall and early winter months. This sport is offered to all students in grades 4-8. Practices begin in mid-September. Games begin in October and run through the end of December, just before Christmas break.
4th/5th Grade (Instructional): All players receive equal playing time. Teams generally play 8-10 games, with no playoffs. Teams practice 1-2 times per week at SPC. Days and times are at the discretion of the coach.
6th/7th/8th (Competitive): All players must play the minimum required minutes (6th - 6 minutes; 7th/8th – 3 minutes). Teams generally play 12-18 regular season games, plus playoffs. Teams may also play in up to 3 non-conference tournaments in the area, at the discretion of the coach and Athletic Director. Teams practice 2-3 times per week at SPC. Days and times are at the discretion of the coach.
4th Grade = $65 7th Grade = $100
5th Grade = $65 8th Grade = $100
6th Grade = $75
Uniforms: Fee includes new uniforms (shorts and shirts) for 4th and 7th grades. 4th/5th/6th grades wear the same uniforms and 7th/8th grades wear the same uniforms. Players are expected to wear full uniforms for all games (SPC gym shorts or other athletic shorts ARE NOT considered part of the uniform). If needed, new shirts and/or shorts can be ordered during registration for an additional cost.
4th/5th/6th: shorts – $12; shirts - $24 7th/8th: shorts - $40; shirts - $40