Athletic Fields & Youth Cricket Pitch

Athletic Fields

Vernon Township has three multi-use athletic fields (baseball, softball, football, soccer, etc.), located beside our Administration Building at 3050 N. Main St., in Buffalo Grove.

Interested in reserving a Vernon Township Athletic Field? Please fill out the Athletic Field Permit Request Application. 

Locate your field using the map of Vernon Township fields (PDF).

People in blue and white uniforms play baseball on a grassy field.

Youth Sized Cricket Pitch

Vernon Township installed a youth sized cricket pitch (58m with a 3.65m x 20m pitch) in the center of our athletic fields.  

If you are looking to reserve the cricket pitch for team play, please fill out the Youth Cricket Pitch Permit Request Application.  

We ask that all users of our youth cricket pitch follow our athletic field use rules as well as the following cricket pitch specific rules:

  1. Regulation cricket balls that are made of leather and/or hard materials are prohibited.
  2. Only tennis balls and cricket tennis balls are allowed.
  3. A permit is required for league play, competitive play, or any play with 11 or more players.

If you have questions about athletic field/cricket pitch use, rules, reservations, etc., please contact Chris DePalma at or 847-634-4600.