Coed Recreational Soccer
Winter 2023 – 2024

Youth girls and boys soccer program designed for players in *Kindergarten – 6th grade who want to improve their foot skills and compete in league soccer games during the Illinois winter months.

All players are grouped by school grade!

*Travel soccer players and teams are not  accepted for Winter II league games. 


Winter II Schedules

** All u12 teams  have a BYE on January 27**

Registration Options

Youth soccer players have the option of participating in skills (practice), league games, or both. Sessions are open for kids in Kindergarten to 6th grade. Please see below for your child’s age group. All skills groups and teams are coed.

If your child is enrolled in the Naperville Yard After School Sports Program, they may participate in soccer at a discounted rate! 

Age Groups
u6 – Kindergarten, size 3 ball
u8 – 1st & 2nd grade , size 3 ball
u10 – 3rd & 4th grade, size 4 ball
u12 – 5th & 6th grade, size 5 ball

Effective October 19, 2023
Birth certificate is required for all players during Winter 1. These are for manager eyes only. Please send a copy of your player’s birth certificate to Jackie Clore, Youth Sports Manager.

Referees

*1 center official

*3 – 6 games per Saturday

If you are interested in officiating our youth soccer leagues please email Jackie.Clore@napervilleyard.com 

ILLINOIS YOUTH SOCCER NEEDS REFEREES! There is a nationwide shortage on officials! Click here for information on how you can become a certified Grassroots official! Individuals Must be 13 yrs of age. 

Parent Info

Acceleration Speed School

Our Acceleration Speed School program is designed to focus on Running Mechanics, Jumping, Agility, Coordination, Confidence and More. This program is for kids ages 7-12 enrolled in Winter Soccer at Naperville Yard. With this program, you get 8 sessions with an 8 week expiration and the program costs $135. 

Speed School is offered Monday-Friday 4-5pm or 5-6pm and Saturdays 9-10am

Winter Skills Training

Our unique training curriculum blends player development with fun. Training will focus on fundamental skills, which will be taught through drills and small-sided games. 

*Available for players in Kindergarten – 6th grade 

*Training is held on Tuesday and Thursday night. See schedule below for practice times. Click here to view practice calendar. 

*Training sessions are lead by Naperville Yard soccer coaches

*1 practice shirt included in registration. 

Shin guards are mandatory. 

Winter COED League Games, 5v5

Travel soccer players and teams are not  accepted for the Winter II session. 

*Games take place on Saturday evening between 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm starting with the u6 division. 

  Winter I: 8-game season             Winter II: 12-game season

*Format: 5v5 (4 field players + 1 goalie) on 17 x 30 yard field

*Roster max: 12 players + 2 coaches

*Length: 43-minute game, running clock and subs on the fly

*No out of bounds – play continues over touch & end lines

*No offside rule

*Players in Pre-K are welcome to participate in league games and will be placed on a u6 Kindergarten team. 

*Players who register as individuals will be placed on a Naperville Yard house team and receive a game day jersey. 

*Parent volunteer coaches and/or Naperville Yard coaching staff will coach NY House Teams.

*Trophies are awarded in Winter II to the first and second place u8, u10, and u12 teams. All u6 players will receive a medal regardless of finish. 

Registering Teams

*Registering teams are not  guaranteed practices. Parents must register their player individually for skills training. 

*Registering teams must provide their own game jerseys. Jersey must have a number on the back. 

*Teams must register for the division of their oldest player.

    Example: If your team has 2nd and 3rd graders, you must register for the u10 3rd & 4th grade division. 

*Teams may request to play up in the next age group.

Winter Soccer II

1x / wk 

Options

Kindergarten
Skills Only or 5v5 Games Only $200/$220

1st – 6th Grade 
*u8 Thurs Skills Only $200 / $220

Skills Only $300/$330
5v5 Games Only $200/$220

2x / wk

Options

Kindergarten
Skills + 5v5 Games $340/$380

1st – 6th Grade 

*u8 Thurs Skills + 5v5 Games $340 / $380

2 Skills $510/$570
Skills + 5v5 Games $425/$475

3 x / wk 

Options

Kindergarten 
2 Skills + 5v5 Games $425/$475

1st – 6th Grade 
2 Skills + 5v5 Games $570/$640

Tuesday Skills

4:30pm – 5:25pm U6

5:30pm – 6:55pm U8, FULL

7:00 pm- 8:25pm U10 & U12, FULL 

Thursday Skills

4:30pm – 5:25pm U6

5:30pm – 6:25pm U8, FULL 

6:30pm – 7:55pm U10 & U12, FULL

Questions? Contact the Youth Sports Manager