ROSTERS, SCHEDULES and FIELD MAP may be found HERE. Please note the TABS for each grade division and section.
Registration deadline: August 26
After August 26, the registration fees will increase by $25.
The Ottawa Hills Youth Soccer Association (OHYSA) is once again offering recreational soccer to the youth of Ottawa Hills. This program's goal is to give the young soccer enthusiasts a fun experience while learning more about the game.
GAME & PRACTICE SCHEDULE
Games will be played on Saturday mornings for 6 weeks from Sept 17-22.
PreK-K division will play on Saturday mornings for 6 weeks from Sept 17-Oct 22. This time will include both practice and game play. (PreK players must be of the age to start kindergarten in fall 2023).
1st-5th grade division will play games on Saturday mornings for 6 weeks from Sept 17-Oct 22. Teams may have separate practice times as arranged by the coach.
New this year! There will be training sessions on the following dates for 1st-5th grade:
Wed Sept 14
Wed Sept 21
Wed Sept 28
Mon Oct 3
Wed Oct 12
Wed Oct 19
1st grade: 5:00-5:40
2nd/3rd grade: 5:45-6:30
4th/5th grade: 6:30-7:30
You will receive a game schedule after the registration period is over and teams are formed.
24 players per age group will be needed to make each age division work. If not enough players are registered for an age group, the best efforts will be made to combine age groups. If not enough in a certain age group are registered and it's not possible to combine, you will be notified and your registration fees will be refunded.
Each player will receive a green/white reversible jersey with their registration. Players are to provide their own black shorts, white or black socks, shin guards and cleats.
SOCCER BALL & WATER
Each player should have a soccer ball for practices.
PreK-2nd Grade: Size 3 Ball
3rd-5th Grade: Size 4 Ball
All players should bring their own water bottle to games and practices.
COACHES ARE NEEDED - CAN YOU HELP?
Volunteers are needed to coach or assist with coaching each team. On the registration form, you will have the option of signing up to help. Coaches will receive a coaches manual and also have the opportunity to participate in a training session with the high school coaching team.
Before coaching, all volunteer coaches must fulfill a few coaching requirements, including a background check*, concussion and sudden cardiac arrest training (all done online). All information for coaching credentials may be found HERE.
Coaches Training/Meeting - Sept 7 at 6:30 (OHES Location TBD)
*The soccer association will cover the cost of the background checks for soccer coaches.
OHYSA SEEKING PARENT VOLUNTEERS
The OHYSA is seeking more parents to play a vital role in helping with the future of the house soccer program - either by taking a position on the board or being willing to help with various tasks. If you are interested in being a part of this, please indicate this on the registration form.
Location: Geresy Field / OHES Fields
- Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
- Saturday, October 8, 2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
- Saturday, October 15, 2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
- Saturday, October 22, 2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am