What Boosters Are Doing For West Aurora Athletics

Since 1970, the Blackhawk Sports Boosters have provided volunteer and financial support for athletic programs across the West Aurora school district.


The West Aurora Blackhawk Sports Boosters consist of parent and community volunteers of West Aurora School District who strive to promote school spirit and pride. We take an active role in making the West Aurora High School athletic programs, along with the middle school programs, and events memorable experiences for our athletes and fans. 


Be A Part Of It!

The Blackhawk Sports Boosters have helped build one of the finest high school athletic programs in Illinois by:

  • Providing for our fans with concessions, souvenir programs, and spirit wear.  These are available at athletic events.
  • Providing volunteers to assist the high school home athletic events.
  • Providing on-going financial support by purchasing equipment and supplies helping benefit every sport, at every level.
  • Financially supporting significant capital projects to improve and enhance the athletic facilities at West High School.
  • Sponsoring; Jamboree Introduction Night for Fall and Winter sports, the Sports Hall of Fame, awards nights for all teams, and the year-end Excellence in Athletics Banquet.
  • Providing four scholarships for student-athletes.
  • Providing financial support to the four middle school athletic programs.

Matching Funds or Special Corporate Donations

The West Aurora Blackhawk Sports Boosters is a designated 501(c)3 charitable organization. Does your company or organization give matching money for donations to charitable organizations or have a program of donating funds to communities where they do business? If your company has such a program and you need additional documentation or information for an application for the funds, please contact the West Aurora Blackhawk Sports Boosters through the West High Athletic Director’s office – 630-301-5582 – or the Boosters at 2112 W. Galena Blvd., #8-187, Aurora, IL 60506.

Fund Raising Agenda

This year the Sports Boosters will contribute over $70,000 to all athletic teams and levels for overall financial support to the West Aurora Athletics.

  • The baseball, basketball, golf, soccer, and tennis teams will be equipped with new balls
  • The cross country teams with be equipped with new GPS chips and activity watches
  • The swim teams will be receiving new work out belts and timing watches
  • The wrestling team will be receiving a new easy move mat
  • The football team will be receiving sideline and pressbox communication headsets
  • The sports teams will also be receiving a membership renewal to HUDL.  The sports analysis program tailored for each team.
  • The Sports Boosters will continue to support the sports programs for middle school athletics with a contribution of $2400 total to their programs.
  • The Sports Boosters also provide scholarship awards for college-bound senior athletes.
  • In previous years, the Sports Boosters have also invested towards facility improvements and helped with facility trophy cases and framing for all-conference and conference championship photos that are displayed in the halls for all to see.

Please help us keep our athletic programs strong and competitive. Our Sports Boosters board meetings are generally held on the second Monday of every month. All members are welcome to attend.