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Fall 2020 VIP Program Has Been Cancelled

VIP Families and Friends
As discussed previously, we have been trying to design a Fall 2020 VIP program that is safe for players and families.
However, a combination of the concerns reported by many of you in response to our survey, combined with the restrictions that are being imposed by the county, have convinced us that a safe and healthy program is just not possible at this time.

We are very sad to have to cancel the program this season.

We do appreciate those of you who replied to our survey, and also to those of you who have signed up already.

If you have any questions or comments, you may contact us as at [email protected]

Richard and Sharon Boehl
VIP Coordinators

VIP



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The AYSO Region 65 VIP Soccer Program provides a quality soccer experience for children and adults whose physical or mental disabilities make it difficult to successfully participate on mainstream teams. VIP teams may include those who are: 

·          blind or visually impaired
·          amputees or conditions that impair mobility
·          mentally or emotionally challenged
·          autistic
·          Downs Syndrome
·          Cerebral Palsy

The VIPs are Very Important Players in AYSO. We recognize that all players need to feel a sense of belonging and acceptance. The VIP program offers that acceptance and carries our philosophy of Everyone Plays to new heights - giving everyone a chance to play.

The Region 65 AYSO VIP Soccer season runs from the end of August thru the middle of November, with 1-hour practices every Tuesday and Thursday night, and games every Saturday morning.

Registration begins in April. Players from neighboring cities and regions are also welcome to register and join in on all the fun! 



Program Goals

Kids with special needs are estimated to make up approximately 10% of the school-age population. Special schools and classrooms can isolate these children so the VIP Program has been structured to integrate our special kids into the rest of AYSO by using "buddies" from non-VIP teams to help these players both on - and off - the field. 
Our goals for every participating player are: 

  •  have fun playing soccer
  •  understand the fundamentals of the game
  •  learn teamwork and fair play
  •  increase positive self-esteem
  •  become more physically fit
  •  meet and be comfortable with new people

Everyone Plays 
VIP helps more than just the players. Buddies and other volunteers increase their appreciation and understanding of individuals with special needs. They find their lives greatly enriched by their involvement with their new VIP friends. 
For parents thinking they would never see their children playing a sport or making new friends, VIP gives them joy and hope.  They are able to relax and enjoy watching their children having fun like other kids, perhaps for the first time. 
Ensuring the success of players and volunteers in VIP is a priority, so our VIP program operates within the existing structure of our AYSO Region 65 to ensure that volunteers and players have the full support of this Region and resources.  Our VIP teams are balanced with players rated by size and physical ability. Older and younger players form their own divisions.  The program is designed to be flexible and creative, with teams that play a regular AYSO team. 



Contact Info
Richard Boehl- [email protected]

 

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AYSO Region 65, PO Box 9208
Alta Loma, California 91701

Email Us: [email protected]
Phone : 909-285-7625
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