The Oceanside Youth Soccer Society is holding a Fall 2020 Game Shape Training program. (PQB file photo)

Oceanside youth soccer set to stage training program

Organization excited to welcome back players

After cancelling its summer season due to COVID-19, the Oceanside Youth Soccer Society is excited to welcome players back onto the field.

The OYSS is now offering a Fall 2020 Game Shape Training program. Registration is now open and will go through to Sept. 4. It is open to age categories U9-U11, U12-U14, and U15-U18.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the number of participants will be limited at all age groups. A waiting list option will be created should a register player, for any reason, is unable to participate.

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The program will be staged at the Qualicum Community Field and it take place every Wednesday from Sept. 16 to Nov. 4. The times are: 6-7 p.m. for U9-U11, 6:20:7:20 p.m. for U12-U14, 6:40-7:40 p.m. for U-15-U18.

Several coaches will be on hand to help players improve overall fitness, ball control, passing and receiving.

The society has come up with its Return to Play policy that they encourage all participants to adhere to and strictly follow. Details can be found in the OYSS website,

Only participants are allowed at the field and spectators are not encouraged.

The program is expected to fill up quick. To register go to OYSS website

— NEWS staff

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