Community Organizations

Affiliate Groups

Palatine Park District affiliates consist of various volunteer parent organizations or special interest groups that provide programs and services to the community and utilize park district facilities, parks, and/or athletic fields. Each affiliate organization is assigned a Park District staff member who serves as the liaison to the assigned affiliate.

Palatine Celtic Soccer Club

Palatine Celtic Soccer Club provides youth soccer programs for girls and boys ages 4-18.

House Program Spring Season: April – June

House Program Fall Season: September – October

Travel Program Season: August – June



Palatine Celtics Club

Palatine Amateur Football Association

The Palatine Amateur Football Association (PAFA) offers tackle football for third through eighth graders.

Registration: February–May

Season: August–November

PAFA Spirit Cheerleading (a Palatine Park District program) is listed under our Athletic Programs Page


PAFA Football

Palatine Community Baseball & Softball

Palatine Community Baseball & Softball offers three distinct leagues designed to accommodate all the baseball and softball needs for the players of our community.

Registration for Spring/Summer Leagues occurs in January. Registration for Fall Ball occurs in July.

Registration for PCBS can be completed at Palatine Park District on our Athletic Programs Page


Palatine Tiger Sharks Swim Team

The Palatine Park District Tiger Sharks is a USA Swimming year-round competitive swim team offering high-quality professional coaching and technique instruction for all ages and abilities.

Registration for Palatine Tiger Sharks Swim Team can be completed at Palatine Park District on our Aquatics Programs Page


Tiger Sharks

Rolling Meadows Renegades Hockey

Renegades Youth Hockey is a recreational program through the Rolling Meadows Park District that allows all skaters the opportunity to play hockey.


Renegades Hockey

Palatine Pack Community Track & Field/Cross Country

Palatine Pack Community TFCC is open to any athletes in 5th-8th grade. Focus is on the fundamentals of distance running through drills, group runs and games.

Palatine Pack

Bike Palatine Club

Bike Palatine Club offers a variety of rides and works to make Palatine more bicycle friendly. The club meets on the second Wednesday of the month at 7 pm.  Casual rides are held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings as weather permits.

Bike Palatine Club

Palatine Township Senior Citizens Council

Provides programs and services which support older adult and their families by encouraging independence, well-being and connection to the community.


Senior Center

Palatine Historical Society

The primary purpose of the Palatine Historical Society is to collect, preserve, study, and exhibit significant materials relating to Palatine and to provide related educational services.

Historical Society

Palatine Concert Band

The Palatine Concert Band is a volunteer adult organization. The ensemble provides an outlet for both avocational and professional musicians to perform fine wind band literature and serves the Chicagoland area.


Associated Organizations

Palatine Park District associated organizations consist of various local or correlated special-purpose organizations that provide programs and services to the community, as well as additional support to the Palatine Park District.

Northwest Special Recreation Association

NWSRA provides opportunities through recreation for children and adults with disabilities. The vision is to be a leading force, creating greater options that enrich the life experiences of the participants, families, and communities they serve.


Palatine Library District

Serving over 90,000 patrons residing primarily in Palatine and north Hoffman Estates, the Library District’s mission is to enrich lives through events, classes, services, resources, and technology.


Palatine Library

Partner For Our Communities

POC mobilizes schools, churches, government, businesses, and individuals to build stronger and healthier communities.




Palatine Area Chamber of Commerce

The Palatine Area Chamber of Commerce’s mission is to foster the advancement of commercial, industrial and civic interests that contribute to the growth and development of its members, the business environment, and a stronger community in the Palatine area.

Palatine Chamber

Illinois Parks & Recreation Association

IPRA leads the nation in providing premier education, networking, and resources for professionals in parks, recreation, and conservation.


Illinois Association of Park Districts

The Illinois Association of Park Districts is a nonprofit service, research and education organization that serves park districts, forest preserves, conservation, municipal park and recreation, and special recreation agencies.


Village of Palatine

Village of Palatine is committed to providing the best to its citizens by improving upon an already superior built environment.

Village of Palatine