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Sep, 2020

WSA Intramural Soccer Updates and Important Information

As of the date of this update, WSA fall Intramural programs are approved by Wilton’s Health Director and Wilton Parks & Recreation.  

 

This update contains everything (maybe!) you need to know about Intramural soccer this season.  We are excited to see our Wilton Soccer family back on the fields.  Thanks to all who have made that possible. Please review the below information carefully.  Please be considerate of our coaches, our volunteers and each other as we all navigate this new environment together.  Let’s help each other achieve the goal of safe and fun soccer from day one and going forward by communicating positively and openly throughout the season.  We are #onetownoneteam.  

 

LAST CALL: Registration closes Sept 3rd!

  • Register for Pre-K, TOTS, K-2nd/3rd Grade and 3rd-8th Grade Intramural Soccer at www.wiltonsoccer.com

 

First Clinics and Game Days Next Week!

  • First weekday clinics week of September 7th (incl. Labor Day)
  • First game day Saturday, September 12th
  • Updated schedule in Fall Update HERE on page 6
  • Please subscribe to Wilton Parks & Recreation alerts for Field updates HERE (setup account / sign in > My Account > Mailing Lists > check Field Closings).  Field status notifications will come directly from P&R, if fields are open WSA events are on unless you hear specifically otherwise. 

 

Shirts and Uniforms!

  • PreK, Tots, K-2nd/3rd shirts to be provided by coaches before first games, coaches will be in touch soon with team assignments
  • 3rd-8th participants can buy WSA uniform gear on our webstore HERE, we recommend blue and white shirts ($11.50 each), pinnie ($4.00) and mask ($8.00); old WSA or any soccer appropriate apparel may be worn if your player chooses. 
  • Please note WSA families receive 20% discount on all gear and apparel (non uniforms) purchased in store at Wilton Soccer & Rugby

 

Thanks to Volunteers, More Needed, Coaches Meeting Sept 9th

  • In need of Kindergarten Boys and 2nd/3rd Girls Volunteer Coaches (no experience required) 
  • Kindergarten Boys’ League Director needed to work with the WSA VP of Intramural to organize teams, coordinate among WSA and communicate with Volunteer Coaches.  It is a fun, easy and rewarding position. Ideally League Directors have player in the league and is connected to the families in the program.  No experience required and you do not need to be a Volunteer Coach to be League Director. 
  • Volunteer Coaches Meeting on Wednesday, September 9th at 8:00 PM on Zoom.  Details to follow, please be sure you have registered as a volunteer at www.wiltonsoccer.com in advance. 

 

Program Communications & Attendance Tracking App

 

  • We will be sharing a new app with all participants in coming days called “GameChanger” for all to download
  • The app will provide a convenient mobile tool for parents to indicate player attendance for each WSA session
  • Parents must indicate attendance prior to players participating in each event
  • By indicating attendance you are also confirming your player’s health for the day and providing WSA required record of player’s attendance 
  • In addition it will be used to send updates as needed
  • Further information and instructions to follow 

 

Important Clinic Reminders

 

  • Players must be registered to participate
  • Please read Return to Play ConsiderationsHERE prior to attending, prepare your player 
  • Monitor player health closely, confirm no fever and no other symptoms of illness prior to sending your player to every WSA event
  • If families or players have been in any state on CT’s travel advisory list or in contact with any person that has been infected with COVID-19 within the last fourteen days they must not participate for two weeks and have a negative test before they may participate
  • Players must bring their own water and ball, no sharing of these items will be permitted, especially water!
  • All players should wear soccer appropriate attire (shorts and t-shirts/ WSA practice gear if you own it), shin guards under socks and cleats
  • Players without shin guards will not be permitted to practice
  • Use restroom prior to leaving home, no facilities/porta potties are available at fields 
  • Arrive at practice 5 minutes before start time, ready to play and report directly to coach
  • Sanitize player hands prior to entering the field (use your own sanitizer)
  • Player water should be placed on sideline at a social distance from others, coaches will help
  • All players should wear a mask from car to field and leave mask on until start of practice, players may practice in masks if they so choose
  • Coaches will wear masks and maintain a social distance from all players at all times
  • Huddles, high fives and similar close contact or touching among players will be discouraged
  • Parents may stay at practices, they should either remain in cars, or if out of cars, stay socially distanced and wear masks
  • Pick up your players promptly after practice and depart the fields, no post practice gatherings permitted
  • A prompt post practice bath/shower and washing of clothing is recommended 
  • Please report any concerns or observations to [email protected] 

 

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Wilton Soccer Association

PO Box 311 
Wilton, Connecticut 06897

Email: [email protected]

Wilton Soccer Association

PO Box 311 
Wilton, Connecticut 06897

Email: [email protected]
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