Soccer Programs take place at LoVerde Sports & Rec Center, 7847 Caldwell.
The basics of soccer will be covered throughout this 4 week program. Basic soccer skills will be covered in these soccer academies and above all, how to have fun while becoming a passionate soccer player. All players are encouraged to participate as Coach Halsema will make sure you are challenged according to your current skill level. 4 week academy.
|Pre Academy Age 2||320309-01||Wed||May 2-May 23||10:00-10:30a||55/70|
|Pre Academy Age 2||320309-02||Wed||May 2-May 23||2:00-2:30p||55/70|
|Level 1 Age 3-4||320309-03||Wed||May 2-May 23||10:30-11:00a||55/70|
|Level 1 Age 3-4||320309-04||Wed||May 2-May 23||2:30-3:00p||55/70|
|Level 2 Age 5-6||320309-05||Tues||May 1-22||5:00-5:45p||55/70|
|Level 3 Age 7-8||320309-06||Tues||May 1-22||6:00-6:45p||55/70|
|Level 4 Age 9-10||320309-07||Thurs||May 3-24||5:00-6:00p||55/70|
|Level 5 Age 11-14||320309-08||Thurs||May 3-24||6:00-7:00p||55/70|
|Pre Academy Age 2||320309-09||Mon||Aug 6-27||10:00-10:30a||55/70|
|Pre Academy Age 2||320309-10||Mon||Aug 6-27||2:00-2:30p||55/70|
|Level 1 Age 3-4||320309-11||Mon||Aug 6-27||10:30-11:00a||55/70|
|Level 1 Age 3-4||320309-12||Mon||Aug 6-27||2:30-3:00p||55/70|
|Level 2 Age 5-6||320309-13||Tues||Aug 7-28||5:00-5:45p||55/70|
|Level 3 Age 7-8||320309-14||Tues||Aug 7-28||6:00-6:45p||55/70|
|Level 4 Age 9-10||320309-15||Thurs||Aug 9-30||5:00-6:00p||55/70|
|Level 5 Age 11-14||320309-16||Thurs||Aug 9-30||6:00-7:00p||55/70|
1v1 Specialist Series
Boys & Girls Ages 6-13
This will be a 4-week class that will revolve around developing 1v1 skills for the individual. 1v1 skills are a vital part of the game of soccer. We will focus on moves and abilities to beat the opponent from head on, the side, and from behind. We will also implement 1v1 games into this class in order to get players comfortable executing the moves they have learned in game situations.
|Level 1 Age 6-8||320312-01||Sat||7/21, 7/28, 8/4, 8/11||9:00-10:00a||62/77|
|Level 2 Age 9-10||320312-02||Sat||7/21, 7/28, 8/4, 8/11||10:00-11:00a||62/77|
|Level 3 Age 11-13||320312-03||Sat||7/21, 7/28, 8/4, 8/11||11:00a-Noon||62/77|
Ball Control Series
Boys & Girls Ages 6-13
This will be a 4-week class that will revolve around developing ball control for the individual player. We will focus on how to master the ball at your feet as well as how to control the ball from the ground and air with all different parts of the body. We will develop these skills in game like situations by playing 1v1 and 2v2 games with different ball control elements being implemented throughout the game.
|Level 1 Age 6-8||320312-04||Thurs||Jun 7-28||4:30-5:15p||55/70|
|Level 2 Age 9-10||320312-05||Thurs||Jun 7-28||5:30-6:30p||62/77|
|Level 3 Age 11-13||320312-06||Thurs||Jun 7-28||6:30-7:30p||62/77|
Boys & Girls Ages 8-14
In this 4-week class, we will teach each participant the basics of playing the goalkeeper position in soccer. Getting to roll around on the ground and keep the ball out the goal is the best part of being a goalkeeper. This class will be inside at the LoVerde Center so long pants and long sleeves are recommended. Level 2 must complete Level 1 or have pre-approval to enroll.
|Level 1 Age 8-14||320312-07||Mon||Jun 4-24||4:30-5:30p||95/119|
|Level 2 Age 8-14||320312-08||Mon||Jun 4-24||5:30-6:30p||95/119|
|Level 1 Age 8-14||320312-09||Mon||Aug 6-27||4:30-5:30p||95/119|
|Level 2 Age 8-14||320312-10||Mon||Aug 6-27||5:30-6:30p||95/119|
3v3 Micro Series
Boys & Girls Ages 7-12
This will be an 8 week class. Kids will come to play 3v3 games and learn the art of spacing, moving with and without the ball, and playing under pressure. Kids will get an amazing amount of touches on the ball all while developing their technical skills and start to learn the tactical side of the game. No class July 3.
|Level 1 Age 7-9||320312-11||Tues||Jun 5-Jul 31||5:00-6:00p||95/119|
|Level 2 Age 10-12||320312-12||Tues||Jun 5-Jul 31||6:00-7:00p||95/119|
Summer Soccer Camp
Boys & Girls Grade 1-5
Summer Soccer Camp will be one week long and will be offered in half-day or full-day options. We will have instruction on all phases of soccer as well as games to learn how to apply what you have be taught. With 2018 being a World Cup summer, we will have World Cup themes and videos during break times.
|Sess 1 Grade 1-5||320313-01||M-F||Jul 9-13||9:00a-Noon||125/188|
|Sess 1 Grade 1-5||320313-02||M-F||Jul 9-13||9:00a-3:00p||225/280|
|Sess 2 Grade 1-5||320313-03||M-F||Jul 23-27||9:00a-Noon||125/188|
|Sess 2 Grade 1-5||320313-04||M-F||Jul 23-27||9:00a-3:00p||225/280|
One Day Fun Day
Each date will consist of soccer activities for children to participate in. There will be some instruction on various soccer topics and plenty of fun pick-up games to play. Pay when you enter.
| July 6, 18, 20, 30
August 1, 3, 10, 17
|10:00am-Noon|| $20 per day or
$125 for all 8 dates
Pick Up Soccer
Boys & Girls Grade 6-High School
Pick up soccer is a great way to come out and play soccer without any organization and make new friends or even keep old ones. You pay the fee at the door and can stay for as long as you would like according to the scheduled time for each age group. Please check out NPDSoccerCenter on Facebook for open/pick up soccer days & times.
18 & Over
We will be kicking off our inaugural women's league this spring/summer. Games will be played at the LoVerde Sports and Recreation Center. This league will be a maximum of 10 teams with a minimum of 6 teams needed to run the league. Play will consist of 8v8 games on a 66 x 32 yard field. 10-week game schedule with 9 weeks of regular season and one week of playoffs.
|320314-01||Tues||Starting May 29||7:00p||$750|
Adult Co-Ed Soccer League
18 & Over
This league will be a maximum of 10 teams with a minimum of 6 teams needed to run the league. Play will consist of 8v8 games on a 66 x 32 yard field. Teams will need to have a minimum of 3 females on the field at all times. 10-week game schedule with overall standings determining the league champion.
|320314-02||Wed||Starting June 6||7:00p||$750|
Fall Soccer League
Boys & Girls Grade Pre-K-8 (as of Sept. 1)
The program is designed to provide a fun and safe environment, teach the game of soccer, promote social interaction and teach team concepts. Soccer develops individual skills and teamwork and is vigorous and continuous exercise for the young athlete. Uniform will be an additional cost. Universal reversible jerseys will be used for all NPD Soccer Leagues year round. The participant must purchase soccer spikes and leg guards. This league is for recreational soccer players. Club soccer players should not register for Niles Park District recreational soccer. We are always looking for volunteer coaches. Registration deadline is August 8. Please visit our website for additional information- www.niles-parks.org.
Location: To Be Determined
Co-Ed Tiny Tot Soccer (Pre-K)
|420301-05||Sat||Sept 8-Oct 27||TBD||77/98|
Co-Ed Tot Soccer (Kindergarten)
|420301-01||Sat||Sept 8-Oct 27||TBD||77/98|
Co-Ed Small Fry Soccer (Grade 1 & 2)
|420301-02||Sat||Sept 8-Oct 27||TBD||77/98|
Co-Ed Big Shot Soccer (Grade 3 & 4)
|420301-03||Sat||Sept 8-Oct 27||TBD||77/98|
Co-Ed JV Soccer (Grade 5 & 6)
|420301-04||Sat||Sept 8-Oct 27||TBD||77/98|
Co-Ed Varsity Soccer (Grade 7 & 8)
|420301-06||Sat||Sept 8-Oct 27||TBD||77/98|
Niles Park District is now offering private sessions for the serious soccer player who is looking to get 1 on 1 attention to further their soccer game. Topics for private sessions will be geared towards the individuals wants and needs by our Director of Soccer, Jeff Halsema. Each private training session will be 1 hour long and can be set up according to the individual schedule. Coach Halsema brings over 15 years of coaching experience at the club and college levels to help you attain your desired goals.
Private Training Session Fees:
$50 per one hour session
$175 for four one hour sessions
Please call Jeff Halsema at (847) 583-2751 for more information or email him at email@example.com