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Welcome to the home of the CKL!

The Columbia Khoury League offers recreational Baseball, Softball and Rookie Ball programs in Columbia, Illinois.  We also have a growing umpire program. 

2016 Registration

Registration is now open through February 29 for:


Team Volunteers



2016 Board of Directors

Congratulations to the 2016 Board of Directors!
We are still looking to fill our Treasurer role, which may be redefined to act as liaison with an accountant.  Please contact Jessica Whaley at or 618-409-4602 if you are interested in learning more about this position.  

President: Jessica Whaley
Vice President: Mike Darnell
Secretary: Stephanie Pulse
Treasurer: Open Position
Trustee (3 of 3 Years): Jerod Merz
Trustee (2 of 3 Years): Jim Von Der Haar
Trustee (1 of 3 Years): Nicole Crews
Trustee (1 Year): Jon Caron
Trustee (1 Year): Mark Swindle

You can contact board members directly via email from the Contact Us page.

2016 Season Volunteers Needed

The CKL is looking for volunteers to expand our committees and enhance the experience for our players and families.  

Visit to learn a little more about the areas of opportunity we have available.  

Visit and click on the Committee Chairs tab to find a specific contact for your area of interest. 

Upcoming Events

  • Feb
  • 29
Regular Registration Ends
  • Mar
  • 1
Late Fees Apply
  • Mar
  • 29
Practices Begin
  • Apr
  • 25
Regular Season Games Begin
  • May
  • 23
Cardinals vs. Cubs
  • 6:00pm-7:15pm CDT Ical_event_icon
  • Busch Stadium
  • Join the CKL at Busch Stadium to watch the Cards take on the Cubs on Monday, May 23.  Seats will be in right field loge and all players in uniform will be able to walk the track prior to the 7:15pm start of the game.  One lucky boy and girl will be drawn to throw out the ceremonial first pitch!  

    Stay tuned for additional information including how to order tickets. 

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Regular Registration Ends


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Contact Us

Visit our Contact Us page to email a specific CKL representative, or click on the envelope below to email us at

Columbia Khoury League

Park Addresses

Addresses for other parks in the district have been posted to the Fields page.

Columbia Khoury League
375 E Locust
Columbia, IL 62236