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Autism Ontario - "Waterloo Stars" Adaptive Soccer Program

Children with ASD, ages 3-18, are invited to attend 10-weeks of soccer with the Waterloo Minor Soccer Club.  Siblings, ages 3-18 are also invited to join in on the fun!


The WMCS's Waterloo Stars is an adaptive program for children ages 3-18 to have a positive experience on a soccer team. 


For this event, there will be full and private use of indoor field for 1 hour weekly. Waterloo Minor Soccer Club will provide team jerseys, shorts, socks and a ball for each child registered. 


Children will go through warm up exercises, break out into skills training and then end with a short game.  Cues will be taken from the child, siblings and parents and activities can include balancing balls, Frisbees, volleyballs, softer balls, hula hoops, smaller nets, etc.  It can be a very diverse hour but it is an hour of physical activity.


**Parents must participate with their children on the field**

Please note shin guards are required.  Parents must provide shin guards for all participating.


Cost: $30 per child

Dates: January 12 - March 16

Time: 3:00 - 4:00pm


For more information or to register click here.

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