Breaking Barriers - 2017 Summer Session

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Optimist Club of Oakville

The Oakville Soccer Club is proud to announce the 2017 Summer session of the Breaking Barriers Program. Designed for participants between the ages of U6-U15 with intellectual and/or physical disabilities, this program is facilitated by OSC’s Active Start certified staff and dedicated volunteers. Breaking Barriers will introduce participants to the fundamentals of physical literacy and the sport of soccer. Players will enjoy a comfortable and inclusive environment and will be able to learn and engage at their own pace while making new friends.


Breaking Barriers 2017 Summer Session

Program Day & Time: Fridays - 6:00 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.

Program Session: May 19, 2017 - August 18, 2017 - Exception Dates: June 30, August 4 - 12 weeks total.

Location: Pine Glen Soccer Centre – 1520 Pine Glen Road, Oakville, ON L6M 4P4 (Indoor Field)

Cost: $75/participant

Ages: U6 - U15 (2011 - 2002 birth years)

Equipment: All participants will be provided with a jersey, shorts and socks. Participants must wear appropriate footwear (running shoes, turf shoes or soccer cleats) and are required to wear shin pads at all times. Footwear and shin pads are not provided by the Oakville Soccer Club.

Accompaniment: Each participant must have a parent/guardian/caregiver present for the duration of each session to ensure their comfort. Parents are not required to engage in program, but are encouraged to provide support to their participant when necessary to encourage their engagement and comfort in the program.

Please return the completed Breaking Barriers registration form to Nick Vetro by email at, by fax to 905-849-3677 attn. Nick Vetro, or drop off in person at the Pine Glen Soccer Centre, 1520 Pine Glen Road, Oakville to the attention of Nick Vetro. If your child is a first time registrant with the Oakville Soccer Club, a copy of a document supporting proof of age of the participant is required (birth certificate, passport, etc.).
Once your registration has been completed, you will be contacted with payment options.

Program Refunds

Refunds requested before May 5, 2017 will be subject to a $35.00 administrative fee.

No refunds will be issued after May 5, 2017. Please click here to review OSC's Refund Policy.


Click here for the Breaking Barriers Registration Form

Volunteering with the Breaking Barriers Program

Are you interested in being a part of an incredible program that makes a difference in children's lives? If yes, then volunteer your time as a Breaking Barriers Coach! 

If you are passionate about physical literacy and working with youth with intellectual and/or physical disabilities, this is the role for you. Volunteer coaches are expected to be responsible, positive, supportive, engaging and outgoing to ensure that participants are having fun while being safe at all times.

Volunteer coaches should be available Friday evenings from 5:45 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.. for the full Breaking Barriers summer term. 

If you are interested in volunteering with the Breaking Barriers program, please complete the Breaking Barriers Volunteer Application Form.