The Oakville Soccer Club is pleased to offer the Breaking Barriers program for the 2023 Summer season!
Breaking Barriers provides opportunities for players with intellectual and/or physical disabilities to learn the FUNdamentals of the game of soccer, physical literacy and have fun on the field!
Facilitated by experienced staff and enthusiastic volunteers, the Breaking Barriers program provides a integrated and inclusive experience for all participants, letting players engage and grow within the game at their own pace.
All players are welcome to join us on the field and enjoy the beautiful game!
Program Details & Registration
Day of Play: Wednesday
Game Start Time: 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Season Length & Dates: 8 weeks – July 12th – August 30th
Additional Program Information
Oakville Soccer Club – Pine Glen Indoor Soccer Center
1520 Pine Glen Rd., Oakville
U5-U14 (2018 – 2009 year of birth)*
*If you have a player who is outside of the age bracket but would still like to participate, please contact the program administrator
Coach structure: Breaking Barriers coaches and volunteers will facilitate activities and games.
Accompaniment: Each participant must have a parent/guardian/caregiver present for the duration of each session to ensure their comfort. Volunteers will integrate with players and assist them with activities, but caregivers are required to participate in programming should their player need assistance.
Session Length: 45 minutes
Equipment Included: Jersey
Equipment Required: Players should wear comfortable, recreational clothing and running shoes or soccer cleats to each session. Shin pads are encouraged.
Please send the completed Breaking Barriers Registration Form to Leah Sherrett at email@example.com.
You will then receive further registration instructions.
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 Wednesday evenings from 4:45 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.. for the full Breaking Barriers term.
If you are interested in volunteering with the Breaking Barriers program, please complete the Breaking Barriers Volunteer Application Form.