ISC Lightning

Recreational/Intermediate Soccer Program For 8U-12U Players
ISC Lightning Registration
  • Registration opens for the ISC Fall Lightning Program at 6:00 AM on on July 1, 2020.
  • Registration opens for the ISC Winter Lightning Program at 6:00 AM on October 24, 2020.
  • Registration opens for the ISC Spring Lightning Program at 6:00 AM on February 14, 2020.
  • We DO NOT accept walk-up registration! You MUST register online.
  • We will accept registrations up until the first session, or until each division closes.
  • Please read the additional registration requirements in the registration section below.
  • There are 10 practices scheduled in the Spring and Fall season and 16 practices scheduled for the winter season.
  • Spring and Fall ISC Lightning practices will be held on Friday evenings from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM.
  • Starting with the 2019-2020 Winter Lightning season, we will now hold Winter Lightning on Friday nights  from 7:00-8:30 PM in the Hawkeye Tennis and Recreation Center on the Iowa Turf-Cleats Allowed.
Player Eligibility
  • Players born in the following birth years can participate in the 2019/2020 ISC Lightning program:
    • 8U – 2012 birth year
    • 9U – 2011 birth year
    • 10U – 2010 birth year
    • 11U – 2009 birth year
    • 12U – 2008 birth year
    • 13U-2007 birth year (We added this older divisions for Fall 2019)
    • 14U-2006 birth year (We added this older division for Fall 2019)
Cost
  • The cost to participate in the Lightning program is season specific.
    • Fall 2019 fee is $130.00 – includes an ISC t-shirt and a soccer ball.
    • Winter 2019/2020 fee  is $250.00 – includes an ISC  t-shirt and a soccer ball.  All practices INDOORS.
    • Spring 2020 fee is TBD – includes an ISC t-shirt and a soccer ball.
  • A limited amount of financial assistance is available for those children that participate in the free and reduced lunch program in the school district. Please contact us using our Contact Form to inquire about the availability of funds.
  • Please note that the charge on your account will be listed as “HTG Sports,” not the Iowa Soccer Club.
Location
  • The Fall ISC Lightning program is held at the Iowa City Kicker’s Soccer Complex.
  • The first four sessions of the Spring ISC Lightning program are held indoors at the Hawkeye Tennis and Recreation Center (HTRC).
  • The remaining 6 sessions of the Spring ISC Lightning program are held at the Iowa City Kickers Complex.
  • The Winter ISC Lightning program is held INDOORS at the HTRC.
  • The Hawkeye Tennis and Recreation Center (HTRC) is located at 2820 Prairie Meadow Drive, Iowa City, Iowa.
  • The Iowa City Kickers Complex is 4400 Soccer Park Road, Iowa City, Iowa.
Additional Registration Information
  • When you register your child for the ISC Lightning program, please register your child in their birth year age group.
  • We will only accept 40 players for the Winter ISC Lightning program.
  • For the Fall and Spring Program we will accept a total of 100 soccer players.
Lightning Refund Policy

Due to the fact that we limit the number of children that we accept for each age group, refunds are only issued for the reasons listed below:

  • Your family moves out of town prior to the start of the Lightning program, but after you have registered.
  • Your child is injured prior to the start of the Lightning program and they cannot participate in any part of the program.
Questions?
  • Please contact Diana Arpey at registrar@iowasoccerclub.com
Spring Practice Dates

The Dates for the ISC Spring 2019 Lightning Program are listed below:

All Spring Practices are held on Friday nights:

Friday, April 5, 2019 (Indoors at the HTRC)
Friday, April 12, 2019 (Indoors at the HTRC)
Friday, April 19, 2019 (Indoors at the HTRC)
Friday, April 26, 2019 (Indoors at the HTRC)
Friday, May 3, 2019 @ IC Kicker’s
Friday, May 10, 2019 @ IC Kicker’s 
Friday, May 17, 2019 @ IC Kicker’s
Friday, May 24, 2019 @ IC Kicker’s
Friday, May 31, 2019 @ IC Kicker’s 
Friday, June 7, 2019 @  IC Kicker’s

Winter Practice Dates

Starting with the 2019/2020 Winter Lighting Season, the ISC Winter Lightning Program will now be held on Friday nights from 7:00-8:30 PM.

The 2019/2020 ISC Winter Program Dates are listed below.

Friday, November 8, 2019
Friday, November 15, 2019
Friday, November 22, 2019
Friday, December 6, 2019
Friday, December 13, 2019
Friday, December 20, 2019
WINTER BREAK
Friday, January 3, 2020
SKIP A WEEK
Friday, January 17, 2020
Friday, January 24, 2020
Friday, January 31, 2020
Friday, February 7, 2020
Friday, February 14, 2020
Friday, February 21, 2020
Friday, February 28, 2020
Friday, March 6, 2020
Friday, March 13, 2020

Fall Practice Dates

All Fall 2019 ISC Practices will be held on Friday nights from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM.

The Fall 2019 Practice Dates are listed below:

Friday, August 16, 2019 @ IC Kicker’s
Friday, August 23, 2019 @ IC Kicker’s
Friday, August 30, 2019 @ IC Kicker’s
Friday, Sept. 6, 2019 @ IC Kicker’s
Friday, Sept. 13, 2019 @ IC Kicker’s
Friday, Sept. 20, 2019 @ IC Kicker’s
Friday, Sept. 27, 2019 @ IC Kicker’s
Friday, October 4, 2019 @ IC Kicker’s
Friday, October 11, 2019 @ IC Kicker’s
Friday, October 18, 2019 @ IC Kicker’s