WAUKEGAN – Heart of the City, a Waukegan nonprofit, invites boys and girls ages 5 to 6 to discover the fun of soccer in Adventure Academy, a five-week program for young beginners looking to get an early start in soccer in an encouraging, low-key environment.
The program will run from 2 to 3 p.m. Saturdays, Feb. 16 through March 16, at the Libertyville Sports Complex.
Sessions involve themed adventure games such as Red Light, Green Light; Around the World; Disney Characters; Sharks and Minnows; and Pac Man.
The focus will be on developing muscle memory, socializing with other kids, learning how to kick, dribble and score goals, and most of all, for everyone to have a fun, positive experience.
Cost for the program is $25 and includes a T-shirt. Adventure Academy is led by the professional coaching staff at Heart of the City. Staff is United States Soccer Federation certified.
To register, contact the program office at 847-623-6200 or firstname.lastname@example.org from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays. Register by Feb. 8 to reserve a spot.