2016 Spring Soccer Registration

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Registrations for the 2016 Spring Soccer season are now being accepted at the WLYSA office – Room #204 – 197 2nd Avenue N (Phoenix Building – kitty corner to Rona). Register your child before March 4 2016 to receive the early registration discount. Family rates apply when registering 3 or more players from the same household. Click on the link for a registration form WLYSA 2016 Soccer Registration Form
*Please note that the WLYSA is open on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays – 9:30 am until 1:30 pm*

BC Soccer Scholarship Applications and Award Nominations now being accepted

AWARD NOMINATIONS

On an annual basis the BC Soccer Board of Directors is able to recognize just a few of the many exceptional volunteers within the membership. These award winners represent the hundreds of volunteers across the province who are the heart of soccer in BC. In addition, BC Soccer is also very pleased to recognize and provide awards for various outstanding players and officials from our membership base.

To make an Award Nomination, please visit the https://bcsoccer.net/awards page of the BC Soccer website. Nominations can be submitted online, hard copy to the BC Soccer Office (250-3410 Lougheed Hwy, Vancouver, BC, V5M 2A4), or via email to the attention of Lynda Mulder, Member Services Coordinator: lyndamulder@bcsoccer.net Please note, the deadline to nominate individuals for a BC Soccer Award is March 31st, 2016.

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS

BC Soccer is also proud to provide scholarships every year to players and referees proceeding on to post-secondary education and are pleased to have various organizations, both partners and member associations, sponsor the Scholarships Program.

To access the Scholarship Application form, please visit the https://bcsoccer.net/scholarships page of the BC Soccer website and submit applications to Lynda Mulder, Member Services Coordinator via email at lyndamulder@bcsoccer.net or in hard copy to the BC Soccer Office (250-3410 Lougheed Hwy, Vancouver, BC, V5M 2A4). Please note the Scholarships Application deadline is March 31st, 2016.

2016 Coaching Clinics Information

Coaching course are free of charge to all WLYSA coaches.

The following courses have been scheduled for WLYSA coaches that wish to participate:

–  Active Start (coaching 4 to 6 year old players) on Tuesday February 23rd (6 to 9:30 pm at TRU)

–  Fundamentals (coaching 7 & 8 year old players) on Friday/Saturday April 1st & 2nd (6:30 to 9:30 pm on the 1st and 9:00 am until 1:00 pm on the 2nd at TRU)

Soccer for Life (coaching the 13 year old and up player) on Saturday/Sunday April 9th & 10th (9:00 am until 5:00 pm both days at TRU)

Active Start (coaching 4 to 6 year old players) on Saturday April 16th (9:00 am until 1:00 pm at the Esler Soccer Clubhouse)

Participants are reminded to please wear suitable clothing to participate in on-field activity.

More clinics will be offered this season and will be posted on the WLYSA website and Facebook pages.

If you wish to register in any of the coaching clinics listed or need more information contact Rob at the WLYSA office admin@wlysa.com or by phone 250-392-1103

2016 Kidsport Funding Application

KidSport™ is a community based sport-funding program established by Sport BC. KidSport™ provides grants for children ages 18 and under to participate in a sport season of their choice. KidSport™ works to fulfill its mission of eliminating the financial barriers to sport participation, ‘So ALL Kids Can Play!’ For more information or to download the application, please follow this link KidSport 2016 Williams Lake application

Esler Fields Map/Diagram – Directions to Esler Fields

Esler Fields Diagram

Directions to Esler Fields – Google Maps

when coming from the North … at the junction of Hwy 97 and Hwy 20… continue through the lights on Hwy 20 …. Approximately 6 to 7 miles along hwy 20 turn right on Hodgson Road to the Esler Recreational complex …. Follow Hodgson Road approximately 2 miles … turn right on Wilkie Road (this road shows as unnamed road on google maps) and the fields are located there.

WLYSA Two-Deep Policy

The Williams Lake Youth Soccer Association requires two-deep adult supervision at all times in order to protect the interests of both the youth and the volunteers. This means that all WLYSA volunteers, whether they are a coach, an assistant coach, a team parent, a phoning parent, or a team manager, must always have another adult with them when they are with one or more WLYSA players. The second person can be another WLYSA volunteer or a parent/guardian, but must be a person over the age of 19.

Parents/guardians should never leave their child alone with a single adult. The parents/guardians of a child in the Mini Division must remain with their child at all times. It is recommended that parents/guardians of youth players in the Senior Division and parents/guardians of players on rep teams remain with their child at all times.

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