Grassroots Community Outreach Clinics

300 youth | Boys & Girls ages 5-14

Heart of the City's "Grassroots" Community Camps & Clinics are our way of providing introductory soccer experiences for kids ages 5-14 in Lake County at no cost.

We serve nearly 300 kids annually with our clinics at local schools, park districts and the Boys & Girls Club.

The progressive training curriculum we created is heavily focused on player development and fun, free-flowing activities.

This program is supervised by our Director of Coaching with support from the HOTC Elite professional coaches and high schools players.

Upcoming Programs:

  • D56 Prairie Trail Soccer Program, September 5th
  • D112 Highland Park/Highwood Soccer Program, September 6th
  • Spaulding Elementary Taster Sessions, Coming Soon
  • River Trail Taster, Coming Soon

Get to know our professional coaches.

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Interested in hosting Heart of the City at your school or organization? Contact Sporting Director, Dean Smith, at 847-672-9556,