To provide more Canadians with the chance to experience the joys of sport, Canada Soccer has announced an investment of over $1.2 million in grassroots programming with support from the Government of Canada’s Community Sport For All initiative.
As Ontario Soccer and its membership works to meet the Club Licensing mandate from Canada Soccer, we are announcing the re-opening of the application window for the Canada Soccer Club Licensing Program in Ontario that will be executed by each respective District Association.
Along with their partner Sport Canada, Canada Soccer will be selecting 100 Clubs from across the nation to participate in the new Free Kicks Grant program, aimed at reducing barriers for all participants new to Canada and promoting inclusion in organized soccer.
Ontario Soccer and its premier partner, the Dairy Farmers of Ontario, are proud to announce the recipients of the MilkUP Ontario Soccer Future Leaders “Class of ‘23” initiative, which is an integral element of the innovative MilkUP Future Leaders Youth Leadership Development Framework
The Ontario Player Development League (OPDL) is one of four standards-based programs currently recognized as part of Canada Soccer's new Player Development Program (PDP) network, with the first national PDP Championship to take place in August 2024.
The University of British Columbia (UBC), supported by Canada Soccer, BC Soccer and Ontario Soccer, is currently running a research project to learn more about the paths and reasons for continued participation and success in girls' and women's soccer.
To enhance the many year-end Grassroots Festivals that Districts and Clubs organize for their membership, Ontario Soccer, in partnership with Circle K, is pleased to offer - up to fifty (50) hosting grants to support such events during the 2024 Outdoor Season.
In its first year, BMO Girls Play ON! garnered the support of diverse leaders in the Ontario Soccer community. In this story, some of the program’s male allies discuss the importance of the initiative and the crucial role they can play in promoting the growth and empowerment of girls and women.
The MilkUP Ontario Soccer Future Leaders “Class of ‘23” bursary applications are now open! Award winners will embody the Ontario Soccer tagline of “Play. Inspire. Unite.” in both their soccer community and their home community.
Canada Soccer has announced the mandate that all member clubs (inclusive of not-for-profit and for-profit organizations) must hold a minimum Club Licence of “Quality Soccer Provider” by Outdoor Season 2023
Ontario Soccer is encouraging coaches and activity leaders at your organization to take advantage of the Keeping Girls in Sport learning resource, which aims to empower them to create safe and respectful environments for girls to participate in sport and physical activity
The Club Discovery Tool allows individuals searching for a community soccer organization to locate all registered Clubs or Academies within their area to help them make an informed decision, where to seek quality soccer programming for themselves and their families.
Today the league boasts Men’s and Women’s Premier Divisions as well as a growing reserve league competition and has seen its clubs graduate more than 150 players, male and female, into professional leagues worldwide.
Attendees will hear from Nancy Spotton, CEO of MPWR, Sonia Denoncourt, Former FIFA Referee and Carmelina Moscato, TV Analyst and Former National team player on topics such as female empowerment and leadership on Sept. 22
The May camp also provides the Women’s EXCEL Program with an opportunity to work hand in hand with Regional EXCEL Centre coaches and staff who in turn help deliver the Women’s National EXCEL curriculum across the country
Ontario Soccer has added an additional page to its website where regular updates and changes to OSCAR can be found for those who are active in using the registration platform on a more a consistent basis