What we do:
Heart of the City strives to level the playing field for kids in Lake County, IL by providing access to quality soccer and educational programs that can serve as a youth development pathway.
We use soccer as a medium to teach kids important life skills that will help them succeed -- on and off the field!
affordable, high quality programs
support for post-secondary success
volunteer stewardship opportunities
Who we serve:
Youth ages 4-19 in Lake County, IL, with approximately 70% qualifying for free & reduced lunch.
- Aug. 30: Deadline to register for Soccer Academy Fall League
- Aug. 30 - Sept. 2: HOTC Elite HS girls tournament
- Sept. 7-8: HOTC Elite YSSL/WSL League begins
- Sept. 13, Friday: Paint & Sip night at Heart of the City!
- Sept. 14 - Oct. 19, Saturdays, 9am-12:30pm: Soccer Academy Fall League with Foss Park District
- Oct. 14: High school boys HOTC Elite supplemental tryout