Notes from the Dragon's Den

SOCCER TO START THURSDAY, MAY 23
Games and practices begin Thursday, May 23. Thank you for your patience while our fields dried out.

COACHING 101 Session
The Coaching 101 session is a 90 minute presentation / question and answer session for first time and beginner coaches. This year the session takes place at 7:00pm-8:30pm on Wednesday May 22nd at the Dragon's Clubhouse (5510 Canotek Road). For more information, please click here.

KEEPER CLINICS
The Dragons are once again offering our popular goalkeeping clinic for our players.  The Clinic begins on Sunday May 26 and continues every Sunday until June 16 - There is a $20.00 fee which includes all sessions.  For more information click here.

REGISTRATION
If you are trying to register your child on-line and you cannot access the appropriate age group, it means that we are now wait listing for that age.  It does NOT mean there is no space, it simply means that space is now limited and it will now be first-come, first-served.  To be placed on the wait list, come to the office in person, complete the registration form and leave either cash or cheque (neither of which will be deposited until space is found).  PLEASE NOTE, neither debit nor credit can be accepted in the office.

STANDARD FIRST AID CPR-C+AED blended and Soccer Injuries- JUNE 22
St-John Ambulance is running this first aid course for interested individuals 13 years of age and up. It will be held at the Dragons office on June 22 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at a cost of $147 per person.  Click here for information on how to register - Maximum 18 people.

JUNIOR DEVELOPMENT FOR U7 AND U8 PLAYERS - TUESDAY NIGHTS
This program is for players born in 2011 and 2012 who are registered for the regular Friday night program.  For more details and how to register, click here.   

2019 COACHING COURSES NOW AVAILABLE
Fundamentals, Learn to Train, and Soccer for Life courses are now available - click here for all relevant information.

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.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS VOLUNTEER REQUIRED
The Gloucester Dragons are seeking a Director of Marketing and Community Relations to join the volunteer board of directors. If you are able to give some time to our soccer community and might be interested in this position, please send a brief biography to info@dragonsoccer.ca. To see the description for this position, click here.

DAVID BOWYER AWARD WINNER ANNOUNCED
This award is presented each year to a volunteer who displays outstanding commitment and dedication to the Gloucester Dragons and to the community. This year's winner is Michel Beaulieu - congratulations and thank you Michel. To see a list of past winners, click here.

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.

2018 COACH OF THE YEAR AWARDS ANNOUNCED
To see this year's winners and a list of previous award winners, click here.

2018 BOB MOIR MEMORIAL REFEREE AWARDS ANNOUNCED
Congratulations to Carrisa Hawgood and Kate Sullivan, 2018 recipients of the Bob Moir Memorial Award. For details and a list of previous award winners, click here.

LEAGUE AND SOCCER DAY CHAMPIONS
Click here to see league and Soccer Day champions.

NEW! 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.

"SPARKY" VISITS DRAGONS
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DO YOU EVER WONDER HOW YOUR SOCCER EQUIPMENT GETS TO YOU?
To see what's involved in getting your equipment to you, click here.

 WHAT DO 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
Since 2012, all City of Ottawa properties, including parks, playgrounds, sports fields, and outdoor areas around City facilities, have been smoke-free, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Please note this includes ALL forms of smoking including, water/hookah pipes, marijuana, and e-cigarettes.

 
Office Hours
REGULAR OFFICE HOURS

Monday 

9:30 am to 6:00 pm

Tuesday 

9:30 am to 7:00 pm

Wednesday

9:30 am to 5:00 pm

Thursday

9:30 am to 7:00 pm

 Friday

9:30 am to 7:00 pm

Weekends

Closed

Statutory Holidays

Closed