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AYSO Region 418 is an all-volunteer organization providing Spring and Fall soccer programs for elementary through
high school kids on Chicago's north lakefront. Participation is open to all.

Game Status

Thanks for a great fall season!  Spring lakefront soccer will start again on April 9, 2016.  Until then, take advantage of our great winter indoor soccer program - see more details on this page.

Upcoming Events

Quick Contacts

Click the title below to e-mail AYSO 418 Division Administrators.  For more contacts, please see the Contact Us page.

DA Coordinator Carol Deely
U5 Brent Vincent
U6 Boys Michael Lingertat
U6 Girls Michael Lingertat
U8 Boys Eric Smith
U8 Girls Dan Long
U10 Boys Jamie Ellison
U10 Girls Blair Hughes
U12 John Patterson
U14 Gene Kinsella

Region 418 Strikes Gold!

Region 418 was awarded Gold status by AYSO National

Region 418 awarded Gold status by AYSO National assessment.

Kids Zone

AYSO 418 News

Submit an entry for our Region 418 logo - deadline is 11/30!

11/22/2015, 8:00pm CST
By Commissioner

What better way to keep the Region 418 fun flowing in November - a logo contest!  Use your creativity and Region 418 pride to develop ideas for our first ever logo design contest.  Two winning entires will be awarded prizes.
Click here for more information, including complete contest rules and an entry form.  All entries are due on or before November 30, 2015.

Winter soccer: don't miss your chance!

11/17/2015, 9:45pm CST
By Indoor Soccer Coordinator

Due to demand, we are expanding the roster for our popular winter soccer program this year to include U6 and U16.  Winter soccer?  Yes!  The weather is always perfect inside at Chicago Indoor Sports!  Click here to learn more about this popular program and how to register.  
With this roster change, we are expanding the special $175 registration fee thru the end of November.  Definitely act soon to secure your child's spot for this fun winter program.  Registration fees will increase December 1 - register now
If you haven't had a chance to take in winter soccer, visit the Chicago Indoor Sports website to see pictures of the facility and the fun, lively matches we have planned.

New winter camps

10/29/2015, 7:00am CDT
By Coach Administrator

See our new Winter Camps page for off-season soccer opportunities.  These are a great chance to keep soccer skills sharp for winter soccer and/or the spring season.


National Games tryouts update

10/25/2015, 8:30am CDT
By Ancillary Programs Director

We have completed all tryouts for the 2016 AYSO National Games teams. 
We will be sending invitations to the National Games teams over the next week or so.  While we do not have a spot for all, we do thank you for your participation and making our programs so respected throughout the Chicago area.

Re-register for this season's text alerts

09/09/2015, 10:30pm CDT
By Commissioner

Our text alert system allows us to send you a short text message to your cell phone in the event of game cancellations due to weather.  See our Rain-Out policy page for more information.  

Click here to sign up for MY 2015-related weather text alerts starting with the fall season on 9/12/15.  Even if you signed up for alerts last season, you will need to re-register to receive this year's alerts.  This annual registration process is the only way to target text messages to the specific membership year.


Safety awareness

09/08/2015, 10:15pm CDT
By Safety Director

Safety comes first!  As we prepare for the upcoming season, coaches, referees, and AYSO officials need to be aware of their important role in completing incident reports.  Please see the Safety Awareness page for more information and helpful links.

Game day reminders

09/07/2015, 11:00am CDT
By Commissioner

Please remember these guidelines:
  • All players must wear full equipment, including, uniform, soccer shoes, shin guards, and socks.
  • No jewelry is permitted on the field, so cut off friendship bracelets and remove ear rings before the game.
  • Bring a water bottle and stay hydrated!
  • Snacks are always an enjoyable part of the game, but please make them healthy and ask your team about any food related allergies.
  • Most of all play safe, play fair, and have fun!

Want to be a Coach?

We are always looking for motivated volunteers to become coaches! No coaching experience, or even soccer experience, is required. We will train you! Becoming an AYSO coach is a fun and incredibly rewarding experience. You will have the opportunity to teach kids both soccer skills and life lessons that they will carry with them the rest of their lives. Make an impact. Become a coach! Please see our "How to Become a Coach!" page.


Chicago Fire

Discounts & Coupons

  • AYSO 418 families can purchase Premier Tickets for any Chicago Fire match for a discounted price of $25 (regularly $40). Click here for more details and to purchase tickets.
  • Chicago Soccer, an AYSO Region 418 corporate sponsor, offers a 10% discount to AYSO 418 families. Mention AYSO 418 for the discount.

Questions or suggestions regarding this site may be directed to

 AYSO Region 418 Chicago Lakefront
4507 N Ravenswood Ave, Suite 101, Chicago, IL 60640