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Grades 1 - 8

Outdoor Grades 1 through 8 Highlights...

The Outdoor Recreational Program strives to instruct the youth of Orland Park in the skills and team-oriented atmosphere that is soccer. The rules and regulations that have been put in place allowing members to experience all positions at all age levels while allowing members to excel at positions that augment their individual skill set.

Eligibility is open to all players. 

General

This year OPSC will be operating under the Illinois Youth Soccer Association (IYSA) guidelines which govern field size and the number of players on each team. For more information, visit the IYSA site at http://www.usyouthsoccer.org/aboutus/illinoisyouthsoccerassociation/.

 

Registration

Registration open in late winter or early spring for the fall outdoor recreational program.   

All registrations will be through sportsengine on the OPSC site.  

Any player in eligible age groups may register for recreational play.  

Soccer is a contact sport. Please do not register your child for our programs if they are unable to participate in activities that involve contact with other players or equipment.

Divisions for fall, winter indoor, and spring outdoor seasons  will be developed based upon interest level (registrations) in each grade pairing.

 

Fees

Registration fees for each year season will be listed in the registration area during the season registration period.    

The Non-Resident Fee is mandated by the Village of Orland Park.

Proof of Residency is verified by the Village of Orland Park water bill number that is entered by the registrant. If the water bill account number provided by the registrant cannot be verified against the Village's water bill records, your child will not be placed on a roster. If residency cannot be verified against the Village's water bill records by the end of the Late Registration period, all fees paid will be refunded. 

Registrants that have a Non-Resident Program Card issued by the Village of Orland Park will be given an opportunity to enter the card expiration date at the time of registration to waive the Non-Resident Fee.


NOTE: The Non-Resident Program Card expiration date provided at the time of registration must be valid during the entire program time frame (April through November). If the card expiration date entered expires during this period, the registrant's account will be assessed the Non-Resident rate.

Multiplayer discounts are offered during some registration periods.  

All fees subject to change without notice and at the discretion of the Board of Directors.

Refunds

Registrations are non-refundable. If you withdraw from the program, your fees are considered a donation to our not-for-profit organization.

Coaches

Volunteer Coaches are an integral part of this program, so please consider volunteering!

 

ALL Coaches, Referees and Volunteers are required to pass a background check with our partner NCSI every season prior to the first day of practice. Those individuals not in compliance will not be assigned to a volunteer role.

Required Equipment

Every player must have the following equipment:

Soccer Spikes (molded rubber; no screw-in cleats, no toe cleat)

Shin Guards

Prescription Sports Goggles intended for soccer (must meet or exceed the ASTM F803 standard); if applicable (Standard and flex-frame eyewear will not be allowed)

Division-Appropriate Ball (#3 - Grades Pre-K through 2; #4 - Grades 3 through 6; #5 - Grades 7 through 12)

Water Bottle or comparable sports drink

Special Requests

Special Requests will not be honored.

Game and Practice fields.

OPSC will use  Orland Park soccer fields at Centennial, Schussler, Cachey, and Eagle Ridge 2.   

 

Safety

For safety, participants are required to wear prescription sports goggles intended for soccer (must meet or exceed the ASTM F803 standard) if they are required to wear glasses while playing (Standard and flex-frame eyewear will not be allowed). Shin guards and spikes are also required for play.

Jewelry of any kind will not be permitted and should be removed by a parent prior to a game. 

All schedule changes are at the discretion of the OPSC Board of Directors.

If you have any additional questions that are not addressed on this page, please send an email to orlandparksc@gmail.com and a Board Member will respond within 48 hours.

Content Subject to Change at the discretion of the Board of Directors.