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Outdoor Rec Soccer

Playing It Safe-Outdoor Soccer

The Wheatland Athletic Association follows the guidelines issued by the State of Illinois under the Restore Illinois Plan in the operation of programs and facilities. Please click here for up to date information and guidance.

Free Soccer Clinic

This clinic is for players born between 2013-2015 boys and girls. All of our members are encouraged to attend and as an added bonus, bring a friend too. It’s free for them as well. Players must be registered.
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What: 2021 Fall Soccer Skills Clinic
Who: Players born in 2015, 2014 and 2013
Where: Saturday, August 21, 2021
When: 9:00am to 10:15am
Gentile Fields, 2323 Liberty Street, Aurora, IL. 60502

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NEW! Team Chicago Juniors - Recreational Soccer with a Pathway!

WAA Fall Soccer - Playing IT Safe! 

1st grade through 8th grade – Saturday Training and Games

• Team Chicago trainers will be assigned to each site
• Each age group will have 75 minutes of activity
o First 15-30 minutes will be skills instruction and training
o Last 45-60 minutes will be game play
• Team Chicago trainers will lead instruction and referee games
Volunteer coaches are needed! Coaches are encouraged to schedule one additional practice per week 


Kindergarten Soccer – Saturday Training and Games
• Teams will be assigned to sites – Sites will be finalized in early April  
• Team Chicago trainer(s) will be assigned to each site
• First 15-30 minutes will be skills instruction and training.  Last 30-45 minutes will be game play
• Team Chicago trainers will lead instruction and facilitate games
•  We still need volunteer coaches!  Please volunteer!

Registration Listing

2021 Fall Recreational Soccer-Team Chicago Juniors

Come and Play at WAA!!! New Name, Same great Program!

Team Chicago Juniors Fall Outdoor Recreational Soccer for Kindergarten through 8th grade. Practices begin in August! 

1st - 8th Grade
Eight game season, played on Saturdays, August 28 through October 23, NO GAMES ON SEPTEMBER 4. October 30 will be reserved as a rain-out date.
Team practice days, times and locations are set and communicated by the volunteer coach
All skill levels are invited to participate. 
Teams are coached by parent volunteers.  
Coach and teammate requests are accepted in the registration.


Kindergarten
Games played on Saturdays, September 11 through October 16. October 23 will be reserved as a rain-out date.
All skill levels are invited to participate. 
A 6-game season plays on Saturdays. Play includes training session and game. No additional practices.
Teams are coached by parent volunteers.  
Coach and teammate requests are accepted in the registration.

HEAD COACH RECEIVES A $25 DISCOUNT UPON EQUIPMENT RETURN AFTER THE SEASON.
Divisions may be combined to accommodate registrations.

Kindergarten - $50
1st-8th - $85

Kindergarten - Coed

Registration closes on 09/27/2021 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 09/11/2021 to 10/23/2021
$50.00

1st grade Coed

Registration closes on 09/06/2021 at 12:00 PM
Season Dates: 08/28/2021 to 10/31/2021
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$85.00

2nd grade Coed

Registration closes on 09/06/2021 at 12:00 PM
Season Dates: 08/28/2021 to 10/31/2021
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$85.00

3rd grade Coed

Registration closes on 09/06/2021 at 12:00 PM
Season Dates: 08/28/2021 to 10/31/2021
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$85.00

4/5th Grade Coed

Registration closes on 09/06/2021 at 12:00 PM
Season Dates: 08/28/2021 to 10/31/2021
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$85.00

6/7/8th Grade Coed

Registration closes on 09/06/2021 at 12:00 PM
Season Dates: 08/28/2021 to 10/31/2021
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$85.00

Program Information

Outdoor Recreational Soccer (K-8th Grade)

The Wheatland Athletic Association (WAA) runs outdoor fall and spring recreational soccer leagues for youth K through 8th grade.
The Kindergarten program is co-ed. Teams for 1st - 8th grade have separate leagues for boys and girls. WAA is a volunteer non-profit organization and all recreational coaches are volunteer. 
Leagues are held outdoors on local fields in the fall and spring seasons. Additional training opportunities are available for registrants and coaches. Registration is open to all experience and skill levels. The emphasis of the program is for participants to have fun learning the basic skills and rules of the game of soccer.
 
                                                

Playing IT Safe-Photos

Our Rec Soccer teams played it SAFE during the 2021 Spring Season!





At home Soccer

What to do while waiting to play soccer? 

Coach Magno has created training videos to help you work on your skills at home!  Watch them here!

WAA Rec Soccer Training Video #1
WAA Rec Soccer Training Video #2
WAA Rec Soccer Training Video #3
WAA Rec Soccer Training Video #4
WAA Rec Soccer Training Video #5

(Be patient with youtube videos; high demand is causing load errors)

Watch some past soccer matches:  
Full Match Brazil vs Argentina 2018 Fifa World Cup Qualifiers 11 10 2016 

The men's soccer final of the Olympic Games 2016 was between the host nation Brazil and the reigning World Cup Champion Germany.
Brazil vs Germany - FULL match - Men's Football Final Rio 2016


Train in you
r backyard
Soccer dribbling video






Summer Programs

Looking for a summer soccer program?
Check out our summer camps, or summer Pro Academy or for the younger crowd our summer Feet First.

Registration Information

2021 Fall Recreational Soccer

Kindergarten - $50,  Saturdays, September 11 through October 16
1st-8th - $85, Saturdays, August 28 through October 23, NO GAMES ON SEPTEMBER 4.

Coach Meeting - August 10th 7pm.  Rosters and Equipment available at or after meeting.
Rec Soccer Coaching Clinic, August 14, 8:30AM (time is tentative) for everyone interested in coaching youth soccer.

Volunteer Opportunities

Coach Meeting - August 10th 7pm.  Rosters and Equipment available at or after meeting.
Rec Soccer Coaching Clinic, August 14, 8:30AM (time is tentative) for everyone interested in coaching youth soccer.


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

Equipment, Rules & Directions

    Prior to Attending:
    • Parents must make sure participants are symptom free prior to attending. 
    • Players should wash hands with soap and water or use hand sanitizer before participating
    • Parents must review State of Illinois All Sports Policies prior to participating.

     

    Equipment

    • All players must have hand sanitizer and face mask .
    • 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).

Rules

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

Soccer Referees

WAA needs YOU to be an Outdoor Recreational Soccer Referee 

Click Here for more Information! 

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 Schedules

Schedules:

TBA

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Wheatland Athletic Association

2323 Liberty St 
Aurora, Illinois 60502

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