Youth Soccer

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Fall 2021 Youth Soccer

The Village of Hawthorn Woods Youth Soccer League offers young soccer players an opportunity to learn the game of soccer and build upon their existing skills. This program provides instruction in a recreation-based environment where players learn by playing together on the field. Our program focuses on player skill development through training, drills, and scrimmage games. All levels welcome. Instructed by Coach Tom and Hawthorn Woods Elite Soccer. 

September 8 - October 30
Wednesdays, 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Saturdays, 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Location
Heritage Oaks Park - Soccer Fields
310 Fairfield Road, Hawthorn Woods, IL 60047

Pre-K - Kindergarten

Program + Uniform
Fees: $145/res; $165/non-res
Code: 3141

Program Only
Fees: $120/res; $140/non-res    
Code: 3142

Grades 1-3

Program + Uniform
Fees: $145/res; $165/non-res
Code: 3143

Program Only
Fees: $120/res; $140/non-res    
Code: 3144

Grades 4-6

Program + Uniform
Fees: $145/res; $165/non-res
Code: 3145

Program Only
Fees: $120/res; $140/non-res    
Code: 3146

Schedule
Practices will be 1-hour on Wednesdays at Heritage Oaks Park starting at 4:30 p.m. Games will be played 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. on Saturdays at Heritage Oaks Park. 

Make-Ups
All missed practices or games will be attempted to be rescheduled. But due to inclement weather, field conditions and instructor availability, some practices are games may not be able to be rescheduled.

Uniforms
All players must have a uniform which includes jersey, shorts and socks. All players must have a uniform. Previous players may register for the program only and wear their old uniform. New players must register for program + uniform. Click here to view the uniform size charts

Registration


More Information

Player Communication

In order for the league or camp to communicate to parents and players, all should register to receive text or email alerts for unforeseen schedule changes. To register for this free service:

Parents/players must register for this service; you will not be automatically signed up. Returning participants must re-register. Register for this prior to the first practice. Relatives assisting with drop-off and pick-up may register as well. Please communicate any messages to those assisting with your player who are not registered for the service.

Equipment:

Please make sure your player brings the following (these items are not provided):

  • Rubber soccer cleats or a sturdy athletic shoe
  • Shin guards
  • Soccer ball
  • Water Bottle

COVID-19 Precautions

  • Players must bring their own ball & water bottle.
  • Spectators must maintain 6-feet of social distance from those who do not reside in the same household as them. 
  • Players should self-screen before every practice and game. If a player is or anyone living in the same household as the player is experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19, the player should not attend. Symptoms include (but not limited to): cough, fever over 100.4, shortness of breath, body aches, headache, loss of taste or smell. 

Coaches & Referees

Practices and training sessions led by Coach Tom Chmela:

  • Hawthorn Woods Resident
  • Owner/Director Hawthorn Woods Elite Soccer Club
  • Owner Kits Sports Center
  • Retired P.E. Teacher - Evanston Township High School
  • Experienced coach at all level including high school & college

Games coached and refereed by: Hawthorn Woods Elite Soccer Staff & Players

Contact:

Village of Hawthorn Woods
Parks & Recreation Department
(847) 847-3533
Email