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update 1-15-21 - tier 2 restrictions

Governor Pritzker announced that Region 1 is now in Tier 2 restrictions. This means the return back to some small, indoor group recreational sports, including soccer.

Everyone who signed up for the Fall Session will automatically be enrolled in the Winter Session. Exceptions to this are those who transferred to the Jr Raptors program, or those who requested a refund.

We are excited to welcome back our families. Please see the new dates below.

“The Indoor Kickers Academy of the Raptor Youth Soccer League is specifically designed with your child’s development in mind. Our focus is to enhance your child’s individual soccer skills. We want them to develop confidence in their playing ability, and have a strong base of skills to bring with them when they become part of a team dynamic in the outdoor seasons.”

Skill Development Topics that will be focused On:

  • Dribbling
  • Passing & Receiving
  • Shooting
  • Defending
  • Attacking & Finishing


rysl covid-19 expectations

RYSL to provide the following procedures expected for all participants to keep each other safe. Everyone is responsible to do their part to prevent the spread and minimize the risks associated with COVID19.

Before attending RYSL Indoor Kickers Academy at MercyHealth Indoor Sport Center:

  • Attendance will be limited to players and up to one(1) immediate family member.
  • Before attending, all participants should check for symptoms. Anyone exhibiting symptoms (fever, cough, shortness of breath, chills, headache, sinus congestion, sore throat, vomiting/diarrhea) should not attend.
  • Anyone with direct contact with a confirmed case of COVID19 should refrain from attending until confirmed negative for COVID19 or have quarantined for at least 10 days.
  • Refrain from carpools/traveling with other participants not in your immediate household.
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), including facial masks are required for all players (when not playing) and all coaches and spectators (when present in the building). Parents and coaches are expected to model this behavior and to observe social distancing.

While attending RYSL Indoor Kickers Academy at MercyHealth Indoor Sports Center:

  • The facility will be sanitized regularly.
  • All participants will observe and follow designated entry and exit plans.
  • All participants should exit the facility as soon as possible following the conclusion of your scheduled training.
  • Coaches are required to wear facial masks.
  • No post training huddles and no post training handshakes/high fives should take place among or between players/coaches before, during or following training.

Only those who can abide by these expectations, should register.

session dates

Tuesdays Thursdays
JAN 19 JAN 21
JAN 26 JAN 28
FEB 9 FEB 11
FEB 16 FEB 18
FEB 23 FEB 25

Session Details

  • Jan 19 - Feb 25
  • Tues & Thurs Evenings
  • Ages 4-12
  • 5:00pm - 5:50pm PK through 1st grade
  • 6:05pm - 6:55pm 2nd through 6th grades
  • Maximum 50 players per hour (spread out in small groups)
  • Jersey Included
  • $80/player
  • Online registration only

online registration now open

Prior to registering, please review our COVID-19 expectations; these must be followed in order to participate. Only sign up your child(ren) if you are willing to follow the guidelines. Thank You.

Equipment Needed

Players should come to trainings with:

  • outdoor cleats are recommended, but regular athletic shoes are fine
  • soccer ball (with name printed on it)
  • shin guards worn under socks
  • water bottle (with name printed on it) (drinking fountains NOT available)
What size ball is best for my child?

What size ball is best for my child?

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