Wheatland Athletics

Recreational Soccer

Program Information

Wheatland Athletic Association (WAA) fields over 250 teams with over 2,500 participants in the Spring and Fall recreational soccer program.

The program is made up of boys and girls from Kindergarten to 9th grade. Kindergarten program is co-ed. WAA has a separate Girls league and a Boys league for 1st – 9th grade teams.


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Registration Deadline for Special Requests is July 15th, 2015

Grade/Age Divisions

2015 Fall Recreational Leagues (1st – 9th grade)

An outdoor recreational soccer program for all skill levels in grades 1st – 9th grade. 1st – 9th grade teams will play an 8 game fall schedule. Please consider volunteering! Coaches are needed for each team! Coach meeting and clinic will be held on August 24th, 2015. Teams are formed based on gender, special request, participant school and neighborhood. Special requests are accepted but are not guaranteed and are based on a first come first serve basis by date received.

  • Ages: 1st – 9th grade
  • Fee: $85;  after Aug 1 - $95
  • Game Dates: Saturday's beginning Sep 12 - Oct 31
  • Days: Saturday games and generally weekday evening practices (practices arranged by coach)
  • Game Time: varies by schedule - posted in late August
  • Location: varies by division - posted in late August (Naperville/Aurora)

2015 Fall Kindergarten Outdoor Soccer (5 – 6 year olds)

WAA’s Kindergarten program has now joined Team Chicago’s Pro-Academy line-up of soccer. This 6-week beginning level program now incorporates a skills clinic AND small sided game each week. The program is scheduled on Saturday late mornings/early afternoons. Volunteer coaches needed! Coaches work with WAA professional trainers each Saturday.

  • Ages: 5 – 6 years old (Must be 5 years old by program start date
  • Fee: $85;  after Aug 1 - $95
  • Game Dates: Saturday's beginning Sep 12 - Oct 31
  • Game Time: varies by schedule
  • Location: There are 2 locations. You will be assigned to the location nearest your home location. Previous locations have been 2323 Liberty in Aurora and Patterson Elementary school in Naperville.

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Volunteer Opportunities

WAA is a volunteer non-profit organization and depends upon parents to volunteer as coaches in all of our sports.  Please consider volunteering as a head or assistant coach for your child's team.  Volunteers must be 18 years of age or older. 

  • Head Coach responsibilities include attending coach meeting, contacting player families, scheduling and running team practices and coaching at league games.  Coaches may ask for participant parent assistance as needed. 

  • Assistant Coach is responsible for helping the Head Coach with all of the above, and takes over for the Head Coach when needed.

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Schedule

Game Schedules

Game schedules can also be found on your family account under your child's team link.

  • Kindergarten Gentile
  • Kindergarten Patterson
  • 1st grade girls
  • 1st grade boys
  • 2nd grade girls
  • 2nd grade boys
  • 3rd grade girls
  • 3rd grade boys
  • 4th grade girls
  • 4th grade boys
  • 5th/6th grade girls
  • 5th/6th grade boys
  • 7/8/9 grade girls
  • 7/8/9 grade boys

Rules, Equipment & Directions

Rules
Equipment
  • WAA reversible jersey - Shirts are available for $15 in the WAA office. Shirts may also be available at The Soccer Edge, Play it Again Sports or Boomer T's.
  • Shin guards and socks to cover the shin guards - Any color sock is allowed. WAA green/gold socks are available in the WAA office for $7/pair.
  • Soccer Ball - Grades K-2 use size 3 ball, Grades 3-5 use size 4 ball, Grades 6-9 use size 5 ball. (Combination 5th/6th leagues will use size 5 ball for games).
  • White or Black athletic shorts, Gym shoes or outdoor soccer cleats (no metal cleats allowed).
Directions
  • Spring Kindergarten Outdoor Soccer - 2323 Liberty in Aurora and Patterson Elementary school
  • Spring Recreational Leagues - varies by division

Contact Us

Wheatland Athletic Association

WAA Office Hours:
November through March:
Monday through Friday — 9am–6pm
Saturday 8am–noon

“Summer Hours”
April through October:
Monday and Wednesday — 9am-6pm
Tuesday Thursday & Friday — 9am-3pm
Saturday 8am-noon
WAA Mailing Address:
2323 Liberty Street 
Aurora, Illinois 60502

Phone : 630-978-2855
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