CHICAGO LIONS RUGBY
Spearheading the Development of Rugby Union in the American Midwest
Established in 1964, the Chicago Lions are the premier rugby club in the Midwest and a consistent powerhouse in the USA for over 50 years.
The Lions are one of the only rugby clubs in the USA to have a fully-integrated rugby program starting with Rookie Rugby (ages 4-10), and continuing through Middle School, High School and Senior Rugby for both Men (Division 1 and 2) and Women (Division 1). The Lions also field competitive Sevens teams at High School and Senior levels, run after-school rugby programs in area Chicago middle schools, and recently-opened Nollman Field at the Lions for Hope Sports Complex, a rugby-specific community sports facility on Chicago Near West Side.
The Lions have an elite and experienced coaching staff and are fortunate to also have a full-service training staff partnership with AthletiCo for training sessions and matches. The Lions are a true community rugby club, with a large and engaged alumni group, a full social calendar, and deep involvement in our community.
Whatever you are looking for in a rugby club, the Lions are able to provide. Please check out specific information on this site on Senior Rugby (Men and Women, 15s and 7s), Youth and Community Rugby, the Lions for Hope Sports Complex, Lions Social and Community Events, Lions gear and kit, and the history of the Chicago Lions.
We also regularly update through our active social media accounts (links below). You can contact us directly through the website with questions or comments.
We look forward to hearing from you, and hope to see you at a game or event soon.
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