2018 Youth Summer Outdoor Soccer

Thank you to our amazing players, coaches and parents for a fantastic Summer House League season!
Information regarding the 2019 Youth Summer Outdoor season will be available in December 2018.
Stay tuned for some exciting program news!

 

 

HOUSE LEAGUE PROGRAMS (U4 - U18)


Active Start – Ages U4 & U5

The Summer Outdoor U4 & U5 Active Start Program begins in mid-May and runs once a week for 12 weeks. U4/U5 teams will work with their volunteer coach and a designated OSC Facilitator, participating in fun games and activities designed to improve their physical literacy. All players participate in an end-of-season Festival Day with fun games and activities provided by OSC and corporate partners. Each player will receive a medal/trophy to celebrate the season. For more information about the U4/U5 Active Start program, please click here.

2018 Active Start Program Improvements:

  • U4-U5 Active Start & U6 FUNdamentals will start at 6:00 p.m. midweek based on positive feedback from parents in 2017.
  • Midweek and weekend games will take place at a centralized venue (Queen Elizabeth Park) every week.
  • U4-U5 Active Start Program will see an emphasis on parent/guardian involvement to a comfortable environment where players are motivated to engage and learn new skills.
  • U4-U5 Active Start Program Curriculum has been improved to follow Long Term Player Development.
  • U4-U5 Active Start sessions will be facilitated by the volunteer coach and will be overseen by an OSC Facilitator.
  • Refer-a-Friend Incentive Program for current OSC players.
  • Free boot bag for all new registants (while supplies last, see below for details).

FUNdamentals – Ages U6

The Summer Outdoor U6 program begins in mid-May and runs once a week for 12 weeks. U6 teams will work with their volunteer coach and will continue to hone their physical literacy skills while playing soccer games and activities with the support of a Game Leader. All players participate in an end-of-season Festival Day with fun games and activities provided by OSC and corporate partners. Each player will receive a medal/trophy to celebrate the season. For more information about the U6 FUNdamentals program, please click here.

FUNdamentals U7-U8

The Summer Outdoor U7 – U8 Youth House League programs begin in mid-May and runs for 14 weeks. Players will participate in one scheduled game per week. Game Leaders will facilitate the game under the OSA Game Leader guidelines. Teams will work with a volunteer coach on individual development and become familiar with the rules of the game. All teams participate in an end-of-season Festival Day in which they play their last game, receive their medal/trophy and celebrate the season with fun games and activities provided by OSC and corporate partners.

Learn to Train U9-U12

The Summer Outdoor U9-U12 Youth House League programs begin in mid-May and runs for 14 weeks. Players will participate in one scheduled game per week. Match Officials are introduced at the U9 age group and will follow OSA small sided game rules. Teams work with a volunteer coach on individual development and become familiar with the rules of the game. All teams will participate in an end-of-season Festival Day in which they play their last game, receive their medal/trophy and celebrate the season with fun games and activities provided by OSC and corporate partners.

NEW FOR 2018 - Please note that U11 & U12 Volunteer Coaches have been mandated by the Ontario Soccer Association to complete the Respect in Sport Certificate. As part of OSC's commitment to the development of its volunteer coaches, the Oakville Soccer Club will reimburse the head coach of each team once the certificate has been achieved and submitted to OSC. If you have already completed the course for another sport organization, please submit a copy of your certificate to Nick Vetro, the Youth House League & Special Programs Coordinator. To begin the certification process, click here.

Soccer for Life (U13 - U18)

The Summer Outdoor U13 – U18 Youth House League program begins in mid-may and runs for 14 weeks. Teams participate in one scheduled, refereed game per week. At this level participants are encouraged to develop their existing skills and build new skills while enjoying the social and team building aspect of the game. All teams will participate in the INARIA Cup Tournament where each team will be guaranteed three games and have the chance to advance to the championship game in their age group! The 2018 INARIA Cup Tournament will be held on July 14 & July 15, 2018.

Please note that U13 – U18 Volunteer Coaches have been mandated by the Ontario Soccer Association to complete the Respect in Sport Certificate. As part of OSC's commitment to the development of its volunteer coaches, the Oakville Soccer Club will reimburse the head coach of each team once the certificate has been achieved and submitted to OSC. If you have already completed the course for another sport organization, please submit a copy of your certificate to Nick Vetro, the Youth House League & Special Programs Coordinator. To begin the certification process, click here.

HOUSE LEAGUE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM (U7 - U12)

FUNdamentals U7-U8, Learn to Train U9-U12

OSC’s House League Development Program provides players and their teams with one scheduled game and one scheduled practice each week with their volunteer coach. Games and training sessions are conducted in line with Long Term Player Development. A 14-week curriculum will be provided to all coaches along with the support of an HLDP Coordinator. The HLDP Coordinator will also have one Staff Coach on each field supporting the volunteer coaches. HLDP teams will play within their own league, and will not crossover with House League teams. All teams will participate in an end-of-season Festival where each player will receive a medal/trophy and celebrate the season with a final game provided by OSC and corporate partners.
 
Summer Outdoor Player Equipment

All players registered in the Youth Outdoor House League program will receive one jersey, one pair of shorts and one pair of socks which must be worn at every game.

All players registered in the Youth Outdoor House League Development Program will receive one game jersey (to be worn during games), one training top (to be worn during practice), one pair of shorts and one pair of socks.

Players are to provide their own shoes and shin pads. Soccer cleats are suggested but not mandatory; appropriate running shoes are acceptable. Please note that is it mandatory that shin pads are worn during all games and practices.


Coach & Convenor Incentive

Sign up to be a volunteer House League coach or convenor for the 2018 Youth Summer Outdoor season and receive a $50 credit or volunteer House League Development Program coach and receive a $100 credit to be used towards a future OSC program registration! Credits will be distributed upon completion of the Youth Outdoor season and must be used within one year of issue.


Play Soccer with Friends! - Friend Requests

Please note that the 2018 Friend Request deadline has now passed.


Coach Requests

The Oakville Soccer Club does not accept requests for a specific coach. House League coaches from U7-U12 can request 3 players in total for their team. U13-U18 House League coaches can request 4 players in total for their team.



Two Sport Play Initiative

Attention all Oakville Rangers players! Present your receipt from last season and receive a 10% discount on your Youth Summer Outdoor Registration! Receipt must be presented at time of registration in person at the Pine Glen Soccer Centre. Each receipt can only be used for one registration.


Out-of-Town Residency Fee

Please be advised that all registrants that reside outside of the town of Oakville will be required to pay an out-of-town residency fee of $10.00