Notes from the Dragon's Den

July 9th - ALL Practices CANCELLED

(This notice is updated daily at 3:00pm)

 Environment Canada is forecasting a humidex of 40 degrees at 6:30pm tonight. It’s just not any fun, and is not entirely safe, to play in this kind of heat and humidity, so we are cancelling all Dragons’ practices tonight. Thank you and Stay Cool!

  PRACTICE FIELDS AND TIMES

Click here for the practice field and times

COACHES: The information session presentations are now posted here.

If you would like to coach a team, we have a few U4 and U5 teams who need a coach on Friday nights. If you are interested in volunteering, please email us at info@dragonsoccer.ca

LATEST COVID-19 UPDATE
Due to Covid-19, the Dragons will require a number of staff to keep our players and parents safe and comfortable by guiding parent/player flow at the fields and providing clarification of Dragons Return to Play protocols. If this sounds like something you might be interested in, apply to be a Dragon Tamer today!

2020 TEAMS

We are in the final stages of planning for our 2020 season (forming teams, scheduling, etc.) You should receive a message from the Dragons about your team by Sunday, July 5. If on Monday, July 6, you have not received an email, contact the soccer office at info@dragonsoccer.ca.


Our 100% Fun season starts July 6. We are following the guidelines of Ontario Soccer and Ottawa Public Health:
Maximum of 10 players per field
For U4-U6, this means 5 children + 5 parents
For U7 and up, maximum team size of 9 players + 1 coach
Physical distancing in place
Fun activities (but no regular soccer games) in July.
Playing small-sided games (max 7v7) when physical distancing measures allow, hopefully in August
We are reducing our fees by 50%!! The new registration fees for 2020 are:
o U4 - U8: $75
o U9 - U18: $100
Every player will receive a T-shirt and training bib. 

For players who are already registered, refunds will be sent by cheque after we have confirmation from the City of Ottawa and Ontario Soccer that we will be able to start our season on July 6.

For other information, including nights of play, click here 

We are following the guidance of Ontario Soccer and Ottawa's Chief Medical Officer and more information will follow as it becomes available.

As a result of COVID-19, the Dragons we would ask that you register your children on-line – click here for information – or manually click here for information. For up-to-date information on the COVID-19 situation in Ottawa, click on this link - OttawaPublicHealth.ca/Coronavirus. Feel free to email (info@dragonsoccer.ca) or call (613-749-4029) if you need additional Dragons-related information.

DRAGONS VIDEOS
Our new five-week Backyard Soccer program will get your kids moving and help them maintain the awesome skills they developed last season. The age-specific videos will help your kids grow as soccer players and allow them to enjoy 100% fun soccer, no matter where they are.

DO YOU NEED SCHOOL VOLUNTEER HOURS
If you need volunteer hours for school credits, please click here

2020 SUMMER REGISTRATION NOW OPEN
Registration is now open - for information click herePlease note: Rowan's Law is now mandatory for all sports in Ontario - please see here
 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS, VOLUNTEER REQUIRED
The Dragons are seeking a volunteer to fill the position of Director of Micros U4-U6. If you are able to give some time to our soccer community and are interested in this position, please send a brief biography to info@dragonsoccer.ca.

David Bowyer Volunteer Of The Year Award Announced
For More Information, click here

Coach of the Year Awards Announced
To see the 2019 Coaches of the Year, click here.

Bob Moir Referee Awards Announced
To see the 2019 winners of the Small-sided and Entry Level Bob Moir Award, click here.   
   

Fun Facts
Fun is the number one reason kids play sports. According to the latest sport science, positive coaching and encouraging game time support from parents are key ingredients in the recipe for fun. Read the Fun Integration Theory to find out how you can help make soccer fun for your player.

OGSC Wins Club Development Award
The Ottawa Gloucester Soccer Club is this year's recipient of Ontario Soccer's Club Development Award. The club was recognized for its match official mentorship program developed by our head referee Jason Gauthier.

League And Soccer Day Champions
Click here to see league and Soccer Day champions.

Dragons Wear Now Available At Houle Sports!
Now you can show off your Dragons pride with some fun, stylish swag! View samples of our new ball caps, sweatshirts, T-shirts and sweatpants by visiting Houle Sports at their new location at 2055 Tenth Line Road in Orleans. To view a price list and items available, click here for the order form.

Ever Wonder How Your Soccer Equipment Gets To You?
To see what's involved in getting your equipment to you, click here.

 What Do Your Registration Fees Cover?
Here is what your registration fees are used for, based on the 2016-2017 audited financial statements.

  

Journey of Dragons Uniforms
Every year, the Dragons collect gently used jerseys to send to children who are less fortunate. Click here to see great pictures.

Benefits of playing with the Dragons, an Ontario Soccer member
To find out about the benefits of playing with the Dragons, an Ontario Soccer member, click here.

Our fields are smoke free
All City of Ottawa properties, including parks, playgrounds, sports fields, and outdoor areas around City facilities, are smoke-free. This includes ALL forms of smoking including water/hookah pipes, marijuana and e-cigarettes.

 
Partners
Office Hours
Regular Office Hours
Monday 9:00 am to 7:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am to 7:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am to 7:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am to 7:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am to 7:00 pm
Weekends Closed
Statutory Holidays Closed