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Fall / Spring Recreational Program

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2019 Fall / 2020 Spring Recreational Pricing
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Age Level

Gender

Regular Price

Season Dates

Home Field Location

U4/5

Co-Ed

Fall & Spring: $120
Fall ONLY: $90
Spring ONLY: $70
(payment plans available)

Fall: Sept. 8th – Oct. 27th
Spring: TBD

Northwood Middle School

U6

Co-Ed

Fall & Spring: $120
Fall ONLY: $90
Spring ONLY: $70
(payment plans available)

Fall: Sept. 8th – Oct. 27th
Spring: TBD

Northwood Middle School

U8

Co-Ed

Fall & Spring: $185
Fall ONLY: $145
Spring ONLY: $110
(payment plans available) 

Fall: Sept. 8th – Oct. 27th
Spring: TBD

Northwood Middle School

U10

Boys/Girls

Fall & Spring: $185
Fall ONLY: $145
Spring ONLY: $110
(payment plans available)

Fall: Sept. 8th – Nov. 3rd
Spring: TBD

Northwood Middle School

U12

Boys/Girls

Fall & Spring: $185
Fall ONLY: $145
Spring ONLY: $110
(payment plans available)

Fall: Sept. 8th – Nov. 3rd
Spring: TBD

Northwood Middle School

U14

Co-Ed

Fall & Spring: $185
Fall ONLY: $145
Spring ONLY: $110
(payment plans available)

Fall: Sept. 8th – Nov. 3rd
Spring: TBD

Northwood Middle School

High School

Girls: Fall Only
Boys: Spring Only

Both: $100

Fall: Sept. 8th – Nov. 3rd
Spring: TBD

Northwood Middle School

  


Recreational Game Format Summary

Age Group

U4-U6

U8

U10

U12

U14-HS

 Team Size 8 max / 4 min   12 max / 8 min 14 max / 9 min 16 max / 11 min 18 max / 13 min

Ball Size

3

3

4

4

5

Format

4 v 4

6 v 6
(5 players + Goalkeeper)

7 v 7
(6 players + Goalkeeper)

9 v 9
(8 players + Goalkeeper)

11 v 11
(10 players + Goalkeeper)

 Field Size
(Recommended)
50 ft(W) x 90 ft (L) 85 ft(W) x 185 ft(L) 120 ft(W) x 200 ft(L) 150 ft(W) x 250 ft(L) 210 ft(W) x 330 ft(L) 

Goalkeeper

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

 Goal Size  5 ft(W) x 3 ft(H) 12 ft(W) x 6 ft(H) 18 ft(W) x 6 ft(H) 21 ft(W) x 7 ft(H) 24 ft(W) x 8 ft(H)

Game Duration

30 min. practice w/
2 x 15 min. game

2 x 20 min.

2 x 25 min.

2 x 30 min.

2 x 35 min.

Off-side Rule

No

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

 AR(s)  No  No  No  Yes - If Available  Yes



Recreational Program Details

 

U4/5 Age Group
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Location:  ALL Practices/Games are Saturdays, 9:00am - 12:00pm at Northwood Middle School.

Uniform and Equipment:  
A uniform (jersey, shorts, and socks) is provided as part of the program for all players.  Each player should wear their own shin guards. Soccer cleats or tennis shoes should be worn. Each player should also bring their own size 3 soccer ball and a water bottle.

Program: 
This age group is designed to introduce players to the thrill of playing soccer and is coached by our parent volunteer coaches. The sessions last for 1 hour with the first 30 minutes for practice; focusing on fundamental techniques and skills. The final 30 minutes with a scheduled scrimmage game against another team in the age group.

 

U6 Age Group
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Location:  ALL Practices/Games are Saturdays, 9:00- 12:00pm at Northwood Middle School

Uniform and Equipment: 
A uniform (jersey, shorts, and socks) is provided as part of the program for all players.  Each player should wear their own shin guards. Soccer cleats or tennis shoes should be worn.  Each player should also bring their own size 3 soccer ball and a water bottle.

Program: 
This age group is designed to introduce players to the thrill of playing soccer and is coached by our parent volunteer coaches. The sessions last for 1 hour with the first 30 minutes for practice; focusing on fundamental techniques and skills. The final 30 minutes with a scheduled scrimmage game against another team in the age group.

 

U8 Age Group
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Location: ALL Practices are 1-2 times a week (coaches discretion) at Northwood Middle School (or other D200 facility). ALL Games are typically played Saturdays, 9:00am - 12:00pm at Northwood Middle School 

Uniform/Equipment:
A uniform (jersey, shorts, and socks) is provided as part of the program for all players.  Each player should wear their own shin guards. Soccer cleats or tennis shoes should be worn.  Each player should also bring their own size 3 soccer ball and a water bottle.

Program/Game Format: 
The games are played in a 5v5 format with a goalkeeper and they play 2 halves of 20 minutes each. The 5v5 format is designed to increase the player’s touches on the ball and provide every player an opportunity to be involved in the game. There is NO offside rule enforced.

 

U10 Age Group
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Please note there are away games requiring travel at this age level.

League: Players will compete in the Northwest Recreational Soccer League (NRSL), which is made up of teams from local communities from McHenry, Lake, and Kane Counties.  

Location:  Practices are 1-2 times a week (coaches discretion) at Northwood Middle School (or other D200 facility). Games are typically played Saturdays, 9:00am - 12:00pm, with home games played at Northwood Middle School and away games played out-of-town at other NRSL facilities.

Uniform/Equipment: A uniform (jersey, shorts, and socks) is provided as part of the program for all players.  Each player should wear their own shin guards. Soccer cleats or tennis shoes should be worn.  Each player should also bring their own size 4 soccer ball and a water bottle.

Program/Game Format:
The games are played in a 7v7 format with a goalkeeper and they play 2 halves of 25 minutes each. The 7v7 format is designed to increase the player’s touches on the ball and provide every player an opportunity to be involved in the game. The off-side rule is introduced; but is enforced more as a teaching objective.

 

U12 Age Group
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Please note there are away games requiring travel at this age level.

League: Players will compete in the Northwest Recreational Soccer League (NRSL), which is made up of teams from local communities from McHenry, Lake, and Kane Counties.  

Location:  Practices are 1-2 times a week (coaches discretion) at Northwood Middle School (or other D200 facility). Games are typically played Saturdays, 9:00am - 12:00pm, with home games played at Northwood Middle School and away games played out-of-town at other NRSL facilities.

Uniform/Equipment:
A uniform (jersey, shorts, and socks) is provided as part of the program for all players.  Each player should wear their own shin guards. Soccer cleats or tennis shoes should be worn.  Each player should also bring their own size 4 soccer ball and a water bottle.

Program/Game Format:
The games are played in a 9v9 format with a goalkeeper and they play 2 halves of 30 minutes each. The 9v9 format is designed to increase the player’s touches on the ball and provide every player an opportunity to be involved in the game. The off-side rule is enforced.

 

U14 Age Group
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Please note there are away games requiring travel at this age level.

League: Players will compete in the Northwest Recreational Soccer League (NRSL), which is made up of teams from local communities from McHenry, Lake, and Kane Counties.  

Location:  Practices are 1-2 times a week (coaches discretion) at Northwood Middle School (or other D200 facility). Games are typically played Saturdays, 9:00am - 12:00pm, with home games played at Northwood Middle School and away games played out-of-town at other NRSL facilities.

Uniform/Equipment:
A uniform (jersey, shorts, and socks) is provided as part of the program for all players.  Each player should wear their own shin guards. Soccer cleats or tennis shoes should be worn.  Each player should also bring their own size 5 soccer ball and a water bottle.

Program/Game Format:
The games are played in a 11v11 format with a goalkeeper and they play 2 halves of 35 minutes each. All applicable rules are enforced.

 

High School Age Group
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Please note there are away games requiring travel at this age level.

Location:  Practices are 1-2 times a week (coaches discretion) at Northwood Middle School (or other D200 facility). Home games are played at Northwood Middle School or Emricson Park in Woodstock and away games played at other out-of-town  facilities.

Fall Season (Girls): Girls High School rec teams play in the Northern Illinois High School Recreational Soccer League (a.k.a. Blackmore League).  Teams will travel to  play teams in other communities. Teams may also participate in NIHSRSL or other sponsored tournaments and is at the discretion of the team coach and the WUSA Board  of Directors. Some additional costs may be incurred.

Spring Season (Boys): Boys Rec High School Soccer rec teams play in the CLSF Boys High School Soccer League. Teams will travel to Lippold Park in Crystal Lake to play all games. Games.  Teams may also participate in IYSA or other sponsored tournaments and is at the discretion of the team coach and the WUSA Board of Directors. Some additional  costs may be incurred.

Uniform/Equipment:
A uniform (jersey, shorts, and socks) is provided as part of the program for all players.  Each player should wear their own shin guards. Soccer cleats or tennis shoes should be worn.  Each player should also bring their own size 5 soccer ball and a water bottle.

Program/Game Format:
The games are played in a 11v11 format with a goalkeeper and they play 2 halves of 35 minutes each. All applicable rules are enforced.