Neighborhood Sports Little Village (NSLV)


Neighborhood Sports Little Village is a sports collaborative that offers sports leagues, practices and curriculum based group sessions. New Life Centers is one of several organizations in Little Village that participate in this initiative to offer youth in Little Village access to safe spaces and quality programming.



Youth are trained in the basics of boxing. After mastering those skills, they will begin training for competitions with local boxing gyms. While learning the disciplines of the sport, the boxers are taught how to be disciplined and strive for excellence outside of the ring as well. Latest Updates [...]

Little Village Little League


Building relationships and community through sports Little Village Little League is excited to be able to offer quality baseball programming to Little Village and its surrounding communities. The league seeks to grow a love for the game and take youth off the streets and involve them in the positive world of sports. The [...]

Little Village Basketball


Building relationships and community through sports 100+ high school youth participate in our basketball league each year. We also host late night open gyms two nights a week. Each of our leagues take youth off the streets and involved them in the positive world of sports. Latest Updates [...]

Running Forward


Young people in this running program train for a variety of races throughout the year but it isn’t just a running program, while it focuses on the physical and emotional benefits of running, it is also a space to grow in character and self-confidence. Together, they set goals and hold one another accountable to face challenges and achieve success.

Little Village Summer Softball


Building relationships and community through sports 22 teams and 350 players participate in our community based softball league. We "play for peace" and break down walls between neighborhood and gang divisions through sports. Latest Updates Staff



Open Gym has been a staple at the Humboldt Park location for generations. CrossOver expands that tradition of open play basketball, incorporating greater elements of mentoring, career preparation, and life skills training for participating apprentices.

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