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'KICS Promotes Soccer As An Opportunity To Build Community & Empower Youth'


About KICS


KICS started off as the Near South Soccer League (NSSL) and was founded in 2006 as a non-profit, all volunteer youth soccer league to promote a healthy sport environment for children that is focused on equal playtime, fun soccer education and community engagement.

In the beginning, our league started with only 50 players from the surrounding Near South area.  As our community spirit grew with our participation, there was a need to offer more programs. KICS Development Program (KDP) was created to prepare our recreational players for competitive soccer and KICS Toddlers  was created to spark the interest of a budding soccer player.   

KICS is proud to now have over 1600+ families annually from South Loop, West Loop, Printer's Row, University Village, Pilsen, Chinatown, Bridgeport, Bronzeville and beyond participating in our Recreational League, KDP/Toddler programs and local events and outings.  We look forward to continuing our growth and doing our part to enhance the local community through our soccer organization. 

Additionally, we are proud members of the the Kids' In Chicago Sport Foundation "KICS" (see here).
To read more about the KICS Community Academy, a 501 (c) (3) Non-Profit organization,
click here.

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Mission


'KICS Promotes Soccer As An Opportunity To Build Community & Empower Youth.'

Chicago KICS Community Academy gives every child a positive environment to learn the game of soccer and all families the opportunity to help build a sense of community spirit through our three unique KICS programs (Community League, KDP, Toddlers and TOPSoccer).


Seasonal Dates: 2018-19

Below are the seasonal dates for all of our KICS programs

Season Program Info:

Season 2018-19 Program: Start Date End Date # Weeks Field Location:
Fall 2018 Community League September 4 October 27 8 Weeks Near South - Dunbar Park Complex
Near West - Skinner Park
Near West - UIC
KDP August 27 October 27 9 Weeks Dunbar Park Complex
Near West - Skinner Park
Near West - UIC
Toddlers September 8 October 27 8 Weeks Dunbar Park Complex
TOPSoccer September 8 October 27 8 Weeks Dunbar Park Complex
Winter 2018-19 Community League December 7 March 1 10 Weeks Chicago Indoor Sports
KDP January 8 March 15 10 Weeks Chicago Indoor Sports
Toddlers December 7 March 15 12 Weeks Chicago Indoor Sports
TOPSoccer January 11 March 15 10 Weeks Chicago Indoor Sports
Spring 2019 Community League April 8 June 7 8 Weeks Near South - Dunbar Park Complex
Near West - Skinner Park
Near West - UIC
KDP June 7 June 7 8 Weeks Near South - Dunbar Park Complex
Near West - Skinner Park
Near West - Jefferson Playlot Park
Chicago Private League April 13 June 7 8 Weeks Near West - UIC
Toddlers April 13 June 8 8 Weeks Near South - Dunbar Park Complex
TOPSoccer April 12 June 7 8 Weeks Near South - Dunbar Park Complex

2018 Camp Dates Coming Soon

Season Program: Start Date: End Date: # Days: Times: Field Location:
Summer Holiday Camps June June 4 5-7:30PM (Evening Half Day) Dunbar Park Sports Complex (North)
June June 5 9-12PM (Half Day) Dunbar Park Sports Complex (North)
9-3PM (Full Day)
9-4PM (E-Full Day)
June June 5 9-12PM (Half Day) Dunbar Park Sports Complex (North)
9-3PM (Full Day)
9-4PM (E-Full Day)
July July 5 9-12PM (Half Day) Dunbar Park Sports Complex (North)
9-3PM (Full Day)
9-4PM (E-Full Day)
July July 5 9-12PM (Half Day) Dunbar Park Sports Complex (North)
9-3PM (Full Day)
9-4PM (E-Full Day)
High School Prep July August 5 1-4PM (Half Day) Dunbar Park Sports Complex (North)
August August 5 9-12PM (Half Day) Dunbar Park Sports Complex (North)
9-3PM (Full Day)
9-4PM (E-Full Day)
August August 5 9-12PM (Half Day) Dunbar Park Sports Complex (North)
9-3PM (Full Day)
9-4PM (E-Full Day)
August August 5 9-12PM (Half Day) Dunbar Park Sports Complex (North)
9-3PM (Full Day)
9-4PM (E-Full Day)

For more information on KICS Camp, click here


1245 S. Michigan Ave. #152, Chicago, IL 60605