SSPP Athletics

GOAL Basketball (runs November through February)

As an extension of our Saints Peter & Paul Parish Family, we offer many wonderful opportunities for growth in fellowship, teamwork, Christian competition, and athletic excellence, including:

  • Greek Orthodox Athletic League Basketball (annually November through February)
  • Metropolis of Chicago Junior Olympics (Annually on Memorial Day Weekend)
  • Men’s Adult Pick-up Basketball (Wednesday Nights)
  • Women’s Adult Pick-up Basketball (Thursday Nights)

For more information on our Athletics Ministry, and to get involved, contact director Chris Atsaves at

Basketball practice schedules:
1-2nd Grade will practice Wednesday from 6:15-7:30 pm
3-4th Grade will practice Monday from 6:15-7:30 pm
5-6th Grade will practice Thursday from 6:15-7:30 pm
7-8th Grade will practice Tuesday from 6:30-7:45 pm
High School Boys will practice Monday from 8:00-9:15 pm
High School Girls will practice Thursday from 7:30-8:45 pm
Young Adult Men’s Team will practice Tuesday from 8:00-9:15 pm

Metropolis of Chicago Junior Olympics

The Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago’s Annual Junior Olympics Competition offers a weekend of Christian Fellowship, Fun, and Athleticism for Children ages 7-18 (including10K for all ages)! Every year the Junior Olympics take place at SS. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church in Palos Hills, IL.

Athletic activities include: Track & Field (ages 7+), Basketball (ages 7-13), Soccer (ages 7-18), Swimming (ages 7-18), Chess (ages 7-18), Checkers (ages 7-18), Backgammon/Tavli (ages 7-18), a 10K Run (ages 7-18), Tennis (ages 7-18), Bowling (ages 13-18), Table Tennis (ages 7-18), Softball (ages 13-18), Wrestling (ages 7-18), and Volleyball (ages 13-18).

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Men’s Gym: SS. Peter and Paul offers Drop-in Basketball on Wednesday Nights starting at 8:30 p.m. for our Adult Men


Women’s Gym: SS. Peter and Paul offers Drop-in Basketball on Thursday Nights starting at 7:30 p.m. for our Adult Women