ISC Lightning

Intermediate Soccer Program For 9U-14U Players

REGISTRATION FOR THE WINTER 2022-2023 ISC LIGHTNING PROGRAM WILL OPEN IN LATE OCTOBER 2022.

ISC Lightning Registration
  • Registration for the ISC Fall 2022 Lightning Program will open at 10:00 AM on on JUNE 20, 2022.
  • Registration for the ISC Winter Lightning Program will open at 10:00 AM on October 25, 2021.   
  • Registration for the ISC Spring 2023 Lightning Program will open at 10:00 AM on February 14, 2022.  
  • We DO NOT accept walk-up registration! You MUST register online.
  • We will accept registrations up until the first practice, 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.  There are 15 practices scheduled for the winter season.  The Lightning program is a practice only program.  The kids do not play games against other opponents in the Lightning Program.  We always play small sided scrimmages, 3v3 or 4v4 with small goals, at the end of every practice.
  • Spring and Fall ISC Lightning practices will be held on Friday evenings from 6:35 PM-8:05 PM
  • We will 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 2022/2023 ISC Lightning program:
    • 9U – 2014 birth year
    • 10U – 2013 birth year
    • 11U – 2012 birth year
    • 12U – 2011 birth year
    • 13U- 2010 birth year
    • 14U- 2009 birth year
Cost
  • The cost to participate in the ISC Lightning program varies from season to season.
    • Fall 2022 fee is $135.  This includes expert coaching, an ISC t-shirt,  and a soccer ball.
    • Winter 2021/2022 fee is $250.00 – includes 15 INDOOR practices, an ISC  t-shirt and an indoor futsal soccer ball.
    • Spring 2022 fee is $145.  This is more expensive than the fall program due to more indoor training..
  • 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 will be held OUTDOORS at the Hawkeye Recreation Fields.  The fields are located at 2960 Hawkeye Park Road, Iowa City.
  • The Winter ISC Lightning program is held INDOORS at the HTRC.
  • The first 4 sessions of the Spring ISC Lightning program will be held indoors at the Hawkeye Tennis and Recreation Center (HTRC).
  • The remaining 6 sessions of the Spring ISC Lightning program will be held OUTDOORS at the Hawkeye Recreation Fields..
  • The Hawkeye Tennis and Recreation Center (HTRC) is located at 2820 Prairie Meadow Drive, Iowa City, Iowa.
  • The Hawkeye Recreation Fields are located at 2960 Hawkeye Park Road, Iowa City.
Additional Registration Information
  • When you register your child for the ISC Lightning program, please register your child in the correct birth year age group.
  • Kids that are entered in the wrong birth year group will not be accepted.
  • For the Fall and Spring Program we will accept a total of 82 soccer players.
  • We limit the number of kids we take in each birth year for the fall and spring program so that we can ensure that the program is organized and so that we have a good coach to player ratio.
    • 9U – Only 24 Kids Accepted (1 Adult Coach per 12 kids) (2 Mentor Coaches will assist)
    • 10U – Only 24 Kids Accepted (1 Adult Coach per 12 Kids) (2 Mentor Coaches will assist)
    • 11U-12U – Only 24 Kids Accepted (1 Adult Coach per 12 kids) (2 Mentor Coaches will assist)
    • 13U-14U -Only 10 Kids Accepted (1 Adult coach per 10 kids)
  • We will only accept 40 players for the Winter ISC Lightning program.  (1 Adult coach per 10 kids.) (2 mentor coaches will assist.)
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
Fall 2022 Practice Dates

 Fall 2022 ISC Lightning Practices will be held on Friday nights from 6:35 PM to 8:05 PM.

The Fall 2022 Practice Dates are listed below:

All Practices will be held at the Hawkeye Recreation Fields at 2960 Hawkeye Park Road, Iowa City.

Friday, August 19, 2022
Friday, August 26, 2022
FRIDAY OFF FOR LABOR DAY WEEKEND
Friday, September 9, 2022
Friday, September 16, 2022
Friday, September 23, 2022
Friday, September 30, 2022
Friday, October 7, 2022
Friday, October 14, 2022
Friday, October 21, 2022
Friday, October 28, 2022

 

Winter Practice Dates
2021-2022 ISC COVID INDOOR Protocol Updates (UPDATED ON OCTOVBER 30, 2021) :  1) Spectators are allowed in the HTRC to watch all ISC Indoor league games.  The ISC COVID ADVISORY group strongly recommends that spectators wear masks for the safety of all players, parents, and participants.  The participants, soccer players, are not required to wear masks either while playing or sitting on the sidelines. However, the ISC COVID advisory group has stated that if the COVID positivity rate changes in Johnson County, their recommendations on mask wearing for participants and coaches may change. 

The 2021/2022 ISC Winter Lighting practices will be held on Friday nights from 7:00-8:30 PM.

The 2021/2022 ISC Winter Program Dates are listed below. There are 15 practice dates for the 2021/2022 ISC Winter Lightning Program.

Friday, November 5, 2021
Friday, November 12, 2021
Friday, November 19, 2021
Friday, December 3, 2021
Friday, December 10, 2021
Friday, December 17, 2021
WINTER BREAK
Friday, January 7, 2022 (ADDED PRACTICE as a MAKE UP FOR January 14.)
Friday, January 21, 2022
Friday, January 28, 2022
Friday, February 4, 2022
Friday, February 11, 2022
Friday, February 18, 2022
Friday, February 25, 2022
Friday, March 4, 2022
Friday, March 11, 2022

Spring 2022 Practice Dates

All Spring Practices are held on Friday nights from 6:35 PM to 8:05 PM.

The Dates for the ISC Spring 2022 Lightning Program are listed below:

All Spring Practices are held on Friday nights:

Friday, April 1, 2022 (Indoors at the HTRC)
Friday, April 8, 2022 (Indoors at the HTRC)
WEEK OFF
Friday, April 22, 2022 (Indoors at the HTRC)

All Practices Listed Below are scheduled outdoors at the Hawkeye Recreation Fields at 2960 Hawkeye Park Road, Iowa City.
Friday, April 29, 2022
Friday, May 6, 2022 
Friday, May 13, 2022 
Friday, May 20, 2022 
Friday, May 27, 2022 
Friday, June 3, 2022  
Friday, June 10, 2022