The Great Lakes Conference is a geographic region of play over the entirety of the Great Lakes Region. It contains Men's Developmental within the Great Lakes Region which is meant for second and third teams of schools.
In the 2016 College Season, this conference contained 11 teams with the following breakdown: 5 Women's D-III and 10 Men's Developmental.
The Great Lakes Conference contains the following teams:
- Women's D-III
- Kalamazoo, Know, North Park, Olivet Nazarene, Valparaiso
- Men's Developmental
- Chicago-B, Illinois-B, Illinois-C, Indiana-B, Kalamazoo-B, Michigan State-B, Michigan-B, Northwestern-B, Notre Dame-B, Purdue-B