Registration is now closed for the 2023 season.
TEAM ROSTERS, SCHEDULES AND FIELD MAP MAY BE FOUND HERE
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
The season will consist of 6 weeks of games. You will receive a game schedule after the registration period is over and teams are formed.
2nd-5th grade division will play games on Sunday afternoons (NEW for 2023) for 6 weeks from Sept 17 -Oct 22. Games will be played at 1:00, 2:00 or 3:00. Teams may have separate practice times as arranged by the coach.
There will be training sessions dates for 2nd-5th grade as follows:
Mon Sept 11
Mon Sept 18
Mon Sept 25
Mon Oct 2
Mon Oct 9
Mon Oct 16
Wed Sept 13
Wed Sept 20
Wed Sept 27
Wed Oct 4
Wed Oct 11
Wed Oct 18
All training sessions will be held at 5:15-6:15* at Geresy on the field closest to the tennis courts. Additional practices may be scheduled by coaches at their discretion. (*The time may be adjusted slightly, but this will be communicated before the start of the season).
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.
Green/white Ottawa Hills Soccer reversible jersey - this will be provided with your 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.
2nd-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 information on game day expectations, training tips and also have the opportunity to participate in weekly training sessions.
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 Meeting - Wed Sept 6 at 6:30 (OHES New Gym)
*The soccer association will cover the cost of the background checks for soccer coaches.
Location: Geresy Field / OHES Fields
- Sunday, October 8, 2023 at 1:00pm - 2:00pm
- Sunday, October 15, 2023 at 1:00pm - 2:00pm
- Sunday, October 22, 2023 at 1:00pm - 2:00pm