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Little Sparks

2019 Little Sparks Soccer Program

This program is for ages 3-5

Illinois Fire Juniors is an official Juniors club of Major League Soccer’s professional club Chicago Fire.  We are excited to continue to offer the Little Sparks program to Bloomington/Normal this summer.

Little Sparks is an introduction to soccer, where children and parents can take their first steps in soccer together!

Specifically designed for children aged 3 to 5 years old and using the fun of play and imaginative stories, Little Sparks facilitates a child's physical, mental, social and emotional development through the game of soccer!

Little Sparks uses three key principles (experiential play, creative learning, and holistic activity) to build an environment for children to learn and explore different outcomes associated with soccer and self-development.

Players will have an opportunity to play an age appropriate scrimmage at each session.

Questions

Club Administrator Amanda Esparza

Phone: (309) 451-5800

Director of Coaching Myron King

Phone: (309) 807-7870

Parents Play Too! Program

This program is for 3 years old only

Little Sparks is unique in that it incorporates mom and dad into the child’s learning environment.

With the support of mom and dad, children are able to truly be comfortable and express themselves in order to maximize each session. This experience will not only strengthen the parent-child bond, but also elevate each child’s enjoyment and development

children will explore their capabilities to

  • Learn fundamental soccer skills (kicking, controlling, catching and throwing) 
  • Develop fundamental movement skills (agility, balance, coordination and speed) 
  • Experience key social and emotional attributes (self-esteem, self-awareness and teamwork)

Please bring a size 3 soccer ball to each practice.

We look forward to seeing you this summer.


2019 Illinois Fire Juniors Dates

Day of the Week Time Session Dates
Tuesday$30PP 9:15-10:15am 6/11, 6/18, 6/25, 7/2, 7/9, 7/16
Tuesday $30PP 5:00-6:00pm 6/11, 6/18, 6/25, 7/2, 7/9, 7/16
Thursday $30PP 9:15-10:15am 6/13, 6/20, 6/27, 7/11, 7/18, 7/25
Thursday $30PP 5:00-6:00pm 6/13, 6/20, 6/27, 7/11, 7/18, 7/25

Registration Available Soon

2019 Normal Parks and Recs Dates

Day of the Week Time Session Dates
Monday $38PP 9:15-10:15am 6/10, 6/17, 6/24, 7/1, 7/8, 7/15
Monday $38PP 5:00-6:00pm 6/10, 6/17, 6/24, 7/1, 7/8, 7/15
Tuesday $38 PP 9:15-10:15am 6/11, 6/18, 6/25, 7/2, 7/9, 7/16
Tuesday $38PP 5:00-6:00pm 6/11, 6/18, 6/25, 7/2, 7/9, 7/16
Wednesday $38PP 9:15-10:15am 6/12, 6/19, 6/26, 7/10, 7/17, 7/24
Wednesday $38PP
5:00-6:00pm  
6/12, 6/29, 6/26, 7/10, 7/17, 7/24
Friday $38PP
9:15-10:15am  
6/14, 6/21, 6/28, 7/12, 7/19, 7/26
Saturday $38PP
9:15-10:15am  
6/15, 6/22, 6/29, 7/6, 7/13, 7/20
Saturday $38pp 12.30-1.30pm 6/15, 6/22, 6/29, 7/6, 7/1, 7/20

Town of Normal Parks and Rec

Visit this link to register for our programs conducted through Normal Parks & Rec

2019 Bloomington Parks & Rec Dates

Day of the Week Time Session Dates
Friday $38PP 9:15-10:15am 6/14, 6/21, 6/28, 7/12, 7/19, 7/26
Saturday $38PP 9:15-10:15am 6/15, 6/22, 6/29, 7/6, 7/13, 7/20
Sunday $38PP 9:15-10:15am 6/9, 6/16, 6/23, 6/30, 7/7, 7/14

Bloomington Parks and Rec

Visit this link to register for our programs conducted through Bloomington Parks & Rec