For Residents EastSide Centre (pages turned off) EastSide Sports
Baseball teams from across Illinois come to East Peoria to take advantage of EastSide Centre's state-of-the-art facilities. East Peoria baseball sports tournaments are recognized for their fun atmosphere and lively competitions.
EastSide Centre baseball tournaments offer a wide range of ages and skill levels. One of the premiere baseball tournaments is the Illinois Elementary School Association's State Baseball Tournament, when the best junior high baseball teams in the state travel to East Peoria in the fall, usually during the end of September and into the beginning of October. EastSide Centre hosts tournaments for the Class 1A, 2A and 3A teams. Typically in each of the baseball tournaments there are eight title contenders, providing three rounds of competition in each level of play.
Community Baseball, Inc.
President - Phil Hornung, (309) 699-2407
Website and game schedules - www.epcbaseball.com
Rain line - (309) 427-7778
East Peoria Community Baseball offers a progressive program for boys age 5 through 16. The program serves 450 youths living in the boundaries of East Peoria Community High School District 309. In-house teams are offered, as well as three travel teams (ages 9-10, 11-12 and 13-14). Games are played on the baseball fields at EastSide Centre.
Baseball program registration traditionally occurs during the first three Saturdays of February at the Fon du Lac Park District Administration Building. The player draft for all teams is generally in April, and the season runs from May through the end of July.