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Wheatland Athletics

Outdoor Rec Soccer

Program Information

Outdoor Recreational Soccer (K-8th Grade) - Team Chicago Juniors! 

The Wheatland Athletic Association (WAA) runs outdoor fall and spring recreational soccer leagues for youth K through 8th grade.
The emphasis of the program is for participants to have fun learning the basic skills and rules of the game of soccer.
Leagues are held outdoors on local fields in the fall and spring seasons. Registration is open to all experience and skill levels. 
The Kindergarten program is trainer led with co-ed teams.  Teams for 1st - 8th grade have separate leagues for boys and girls, however dependent on numbers, divisions may be merged. WAA is a volunteer non-profit organization and all recreational coaches are volunteer. 
PLEASE consider volunteering!  Special discounts for our valuable volunteer HEAD COACHES! 


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

Special Requests

Remember: Special requests for team placement will be considered carefully, but there is NO GUARANTEE they will be honored.  For requests to be considered, the registration should be submitted as early as possible.  Requests are considered on a first come, first serve priority.  Each participant is limited to two requests (eg, friend, coach) per registration.   WAA tries to place children based on special requests, neighborhood and school.   However, we also have to make balanced teams and and are limited by the number of volunteer head coaches.  Please spell names of requested players/coaches correctly.

Fall 2022 Season Photos

Fall 2023 Photos




More Training For your Player!

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Pro Academy is designed to build the fundamentals of soccer in a fun and exciting environment. Skills such as dribbling, shooting and passing will be taught, with an emphasis on skill development and ball control.

Click here to Register!  
Next session starts August 29th! 

Equipment, Rules & Directions


    • WAA Soccer Kit - $20 Kit contains yellow shirt, green shirt, black shorts and soccer socks.  WAA Soccer Kits are available at the WAA Sports Center, 2323 Liberty St. Aurora, IL. Sizes are: Youth S-M-L and Adult S-M-L
    •  Shin guards and socks to cover the shin guards - Any color sock is allowed.
    •  Soccer Ball - Grades K-2 use size 3 ball, Grades 3-5 use size 4 ball, Grades 6-7-8 use size 5 ball.
    •  White or Black athletic shorts (no pockets or belt loops), Gym shoes or outdoor soccer cleats (no metal cleats allowed).



  • Recreational Leagues - varies by division. Please see our Directions Page on this website.

Registration Information

2023 Fall Outdoor Rec Soccer Registration is closed

Coaches Corner

Links for Coaches:

WAA is now a partner of MOJO Sports!  Download the app and plan your practices now! 
Instructions on how to find and utilize the MOJO App
Video information HERE

Practice Session Plans from Massachusetts Youth Soccer

Training Sessions from Washington Youth Soccer

WAA Rules:

Soccer Ref's & Trainers!

WAA needs YOU to be an Outdoor Recreational Soccer Referee 

Click Here for more Information! 

DSG Special Offers!


Contact Us

Wheatland Athletic Association

2323 Liberty St 
Aurora, Illinois 60502

Email Us: [email protected]
Phone : 630-978-2855
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