2020 Summer Outdoor Season Return to Play


The WLYSA is excited to be able to offer modified soccer activities for a 2020 Summer Outdoor Season. In line with BC Soccer, viaSport, Canada Soccer, and the Ministry of Health, we will be running socially distanced soccer training sessions. Players will work on their individual and team skills in a non-contact environment. At this time, we are unable to play traditional soccer games. 

2020 Summer Outdoor Season 

Sessions will be offered for U10 to U18 members beginning the week of June 22nd and finishing the last week of August. We will play through Canada Day for those interested in attending. 

Tuesdays U10 (2010) - U13 (2007) 5:45PM - 7:00PM Tolko Field
Wednesday U10 (2010) - U18 (2002)

Additional Session for skills/fitness 

5:45PM - 7:00PM

Peterson Field

Thursdays U14 (2006) - U18 (2002) 5:45PM - 7:00PM Peterson Field

**The schedule is subject to change based on registration numbers. 

If you choose to participate in one session per week for the season, the cost is $70.00. 

If you choose to participate in two sessions per week for the season, the cost is $90.00 

Please read through the following prior to registering. The online registration link is included after all the information on this webpage. 

 

Return to Play Information

As we welcome member back to modified soccer programming, there are several Return to Play information items that members must be aware of and adhere to for the success of our programs. Please take a moment to read through all documents before registering. 

Documents for Members

WLYSA Complete Return to Play Plan

New BC Soccer Waiver - May 2020 - This is included in the signature section of the online registrations. You do NOT have to print and hand in this waiver. 

Participant Agreement - This is also included in the signature section of the online registrations. You do NOT have to print and hand in this agreement. 

WLYSA COVID-19 Illness Policy

BC Soccer Return to Play Information

viaSport Return to Sport Guidelines for BC

 

Arrival and Departure at Esler Soccer Fields

Participants are asked to arrive no earlier than 20 minutes prior to the practice/activities scheduled start time.

Participants are asked to arrive dressed and prepared to participate in soccer activities. No changing is allowed at the fields. This includes footwear.  

Each field has a designated pick up/drop off point for participant sessions. Please refer to the maps below for clarity.

Traffic flow for Tolko Field:

Tolko Field Traffic Flow

Traffic Flow for Peterson Field:

Traffic Flow for Peterson Field

Players must only enter the field at the point indicated on the above maps. They will be provided with hand sanitizer. Players will then proceed to the player waiting area where they can drop their belongings in their designated space and be greeted by the coaches.

After the participant is dropped off, parents/guardians may park or leave the premises. No spectators are allowed at this time.

At the end of their scheduled practice/activity time slot, participants must immediately leave the Esler Soccer Complex. Participants will be dismissed from the waiting area as their parent is pointed out to the coaches. Parents/guardians may drive up to the pick-up point to collect their participant. Players will be provided hand sanitizer as they leave.

 Practices/activities will be scheduled with one session per night.

 

Restricted Areas at Esler Soccer Complex

To reduce contact among members, the upstairs of the clubhouse, the clubhouse deck and picnic tables, and the bleachers are closed to all participants. 

 

Washrooms

 Washrooms will be cleaned prior to the beginning of each session. One person at a time will be allowed in each washroom. 

 

Attendance

All participants, including players, coaches, volunteers, staff and parents/guardians, will be recorded for their presence at each session in case of an infected person being identified. 

 

Equipment

Participants are advised to bring enough water in their personal water bottles to sustain them throughout the scheduled practice/activities. WLYSA will not be providing refill stations at this time. 

Participants will be required to bring their own soccer ball. Players will use their own ball for individual skills and the WLYSA balls for passing. 

Participants are asked to bring their own hand sanitizer. Masks and gloves are optional. 

Players are asked to avoid touching the equipment with their head and hands (other than when goal keeping gloves worn).

 

Player Health

All participants must read the Illness Policy that outlines procedures for participants that may be experiencing COVID-19 Symptoms. 

All participants will be subject to wellness screenings by answering a wellness questionnaire or completing a self assessment when arriving at the Esler Soccer Fields. 

All Participants must read and sign the Participant Agreement prior to participating in WLYSA activities. (Under 18 years of age a parent/guardian is required to sign). This will be included in the docuements that require signatures during the registration process. 

 

Group Size 

WLYSA will maintain the maximum 50 person per 11 v 11 full-sized soccer field currently allowed by the B.C. Public Health Authority. The 50 person maximum includes all players, coaches, volunteers, staff, and parents/guardians. No spectators will be allowed during the initial return to soccer. 

 

 

 

Registration

As per BC Soccer and viaSport Return to Play Guidelines, we will only be accepting Online Registrations paid by credit card. 

All online registrations are subject to a 4% admin/convenience fee to assist WLYSA in covering the costs of the credit card fees. 

Pre-registration is required. 

To register, please follow the link: http://wlysa.rampregistrations.com

If you paid by cash/cheque for your last registration and have a credit - Alexis will need to issue you a promo code for the amount of the registration you choose. Please email admin@wlysa.com with the number of sessions (1 - $70.00 or 2- $90.00) you would like to promocode to be used for. 

If you paid by credit card and your credit is not showing on the players account: please contact Alexis at admin@wlysa.com 

 

Jumpstart and KidSport Applicants

We are accepting Jumpstart  and KidSport payments for the 2020 Summer Outdoor Season. As we are unable to accept paper registrations, please submit your Jumpstart and KidSport Applications, then email Alexis at admin@wlysa.com to confirm you have completed the application. Alexis will work with you to complete the WLYSA online player registration. 

 

KidSport 

KidSport Williams Lake is a group of volunteers who raise money to help athletes and families break down the financial barriers that would otherwise prevent children from participating in organized sports.

If you require financial assistance to cover registration fees, KidSport paper applications are available in the school offices in Williams Lake, at the Recreation Complex, and online by clicking the link below. 

KidSport Williams Lake Website: http://www.kidsportcanada.ca/british-columbia/williams-lake/  

 

Jumpstart

The Canadian Tire Jumpstart Applications are available at Big Brothers and Big Sisters Williams Lake. 

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