Youth Soccer

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Fall 2023 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 5 - October 28
Tues, 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Sat, 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

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

Pre-K - Kindergarten

Program + Uniform
Fees: $165/res; $190/non-res
Code: 3658

Program Only
Fees: $135/res; $155/non-res    
Code: 3655

Grades 1-3

Program + Uniform
Fees: $165/res; $190/non-res
Code: 3659

Program Only
Fees: $135/res; $155/non-res   
Code: 3656

Grades 4-6

Program + Uniform
Fees: $165/res; $190/non-res
Code: 3660

Program Only
Fees: $135/res; $155/non-res    
Code: 3657

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

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

All players must have a uniform, which includes a jersey, shorts, and socks. Previous players may wear their old uniform. Sizes are not guaranteed. 


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.


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

Health & Safety Precautions

  • 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 illness, 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


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