The registration fee includes: A team uniform which consists of a team jersey, shorts, and socks. The fee also includes soccer ball, trophy, team picture, year end ceremony and 1 Azzurri Village parking pass. Note: players are responsible for their own shin pads and soccer shoes ( rubber cleats only).  Shin guards are mandatory.

The Code of Conduct is the expected and the only tolerated behavior to be displayed by all participants; players, referees, coaches, parents, conveners, volunteers; and visitors to the fields. If you find that the Code of Conduct is not being adhered to please notify a Toronto Azzurri member, convener, director, or the coach.

No personal data is shared or distributed to any third party organization for the purposes of marketing or any other purpose.  Credit card information collected for registration payment is never stored on the Toronto Azzurri servers.  We use the Stripe service to manage all payment processing.  For more information about your credit card security, read our Credit Card Security Statement.

When you first get your soccer jersey, it may be too small or too big.  Your shorts and/or socks may not be the right size or may be missing too.  If this happens, you need to tell your coach that the uniform doesn’t fit.  Your coach will then fill out a form requesting the new size and number of the jersey and hand it in at the office for a reorder to our supplier.  Please note that it can take up to 1 – 2 weeks to get your jersey replaced.  When you do get your new jersey you will then return the old jersey to your coach.

Academy nights have tentatively been scheduled for Monday nights. Academy nights are technical skill building nights where there will be specific skills taught to develop and further enhance the skill for each player and tailored for each age group. Game nights have been tentatively scheduled for Wednesday nights. Scores will be maintained for the 8/9, 10/11, 12/13 and older age divisions only.

Team Snack is part of the child’s team experience. For most kids, they are a big part. While you don’t want to get your kids all hyped up on sugar, neither do you want to reduce this fun aspect of being in a soccer league. For our family, team snacks were a big deal at the younger ages.  Wondering what the post game snack treat would be often overshadowed what was happening on the soccer pitch.

When it’s your turn to bring the team snacks, there is a balance between surprising the kids with a snack that they would love, and keeping the soccer moms happy too.  Moms may think that carrot sticks are a great healthy snack but junior may be hated by the rest of his team mates. However, there are some good tips you can follow when it’s your snack night. Here are some suggestions:

Be conscious of food allergies.

It’s nice for you to be conscientious of the kid who might feel left out. Make sure that you accomodate any dairy, gluten, or nut-allergies. Be sure to read labels carefully and to consult the child’s parents if you need help or have questions. If your child has any fiood allegies, let the coach and other parents know so that your child is not left out.

Don’t go overboard.

A drink and a small snack should be enough.

Prepackaged food is best.

While we want home food to be minimally processed, realistically, prepackaged is easier and more appropriate in some  circumstances.  You may want to stay away from homemade items on snack day because you want the other parents to feel comfortable and not wonder what your kitchen is like. That’s what would make me feel most comfortable as well. Plus, having pre-packaged convenience items makes it easy to pass out snack as well as store leftover items for another time.

When you do bring food with packaging, please don’t litter and leave your wrappers on the fields. Put all litter in the many garbage bins at the fields.

Consider younger siblings.

While you are in no way obligated to feed the families of the players, if it’s in your budget to bring extras for younger siblings, that is always a nice gesture. The mom or dad who’s been trying to keep the baby or toddler happy during the last hour will be so grateful that you have something to share with their little one.

Healthier Options for Team Snacks

Chilled beverages

  • Bottle water
  • Juice boxes or pouches
  • Dye-free sports drinks – while these still have processed sweeteners, they are a welcome alternative to drinks loaded with artificial coloring

 Snacks

  • Yogurt tubes – If you freeze them the night before they are kind of like a popsicle which is very cool (pun intended) for hot days.
  • Applesauce in the pouches – no need for a spoon and the GoGoSqueeZ brand is unsweetened
  • Cheese sticks, individually wrapped
  • Individual bags of crackers, and granola bars
  • Individually packaged fruit snacks, fruit leathers, dried fruit, apple slices, apple chips
  • Individually packaged baby carrots (yes, really)

Parity is basically the balancing of the teams. After 3 sessions there will be a parity shuffle of some players if necessary. Our goal of the house league is to maintain fair play, competition and fun for all involved. This enhances learning and the willingness to participate.

The Code of Conduct is the expected and the only tolerated behavior to be displayed by all participants; players, referees, coaches, parents, conveners, volunteers; and visitors to the fields. If you find that the Code of Conduct is not being adhered to please notify a Toronto Azzurri member, convener, director, or the coach.

The season starts after Victoria Day and will end with our Azzurri Play off day in August.  Please check the dates for the Azzurri Day tournament.

The club will try to accommodate all requests as best as possible BUT if the parity rule needs to be enforced the accommodation of the players may have to be revoked.

For safety and insurance reasons, requests may be also be denied if siblings ages fall within different age groups.

Schedules will be posted to the web approximately 2 weeks before the start of the season.

If we are experiencing severe weather which might impact soccer, a message will be…

  1. Posted on the front page of our website at www.torontoazzurri.com by 5:30 p.m.
  2. A message will be recorded on our Toronto Azzurri phone line 416.782.1578 by 5:30 p.m. Do not leave a message as will not be monitoring the phone..
  3. A message will be posted on TWITTER by 5:30 p.m.
  4. If you signed up for our mobile text alerts, you will be notified via your mobile text messaging.

If no messages have been posted assume the games are on.  The Toronto Azzurri will try their best to post messages as soon as possible.

Please refer to our policy on the registration form regarding refunds. The best way to deal with something that is not working for you in the league is to discuss it with your coach or Development Program Coordinators. The convener will raise the issue at head office and the Toronto Azzurri will try their ultimate best to resolve the problem as soon as possible with minimal disruptions.  You can also email or phone the head office.

Lost Something?  Contact the office at 416-782-1578 or email information@torontoazzurri.com to claim your goods or to report a found item.

Lost and Found list….

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Help us to keep the Azzurri fields clean by putting your litter in the trash cans located at the fields. You co-operation is appreciated.

If you are interested in coaching or being an assistant coach please contact Ron Smale at 416-782-1578

If you are interested to participate as a referee, please contact Ron Smale at 416-782-1578.

Note: Some higher level divisions will required experienced and or certified referees.

The Toronto Azzurri Soccer Club supports the initiative of Ontario Soccer and adopts its policy and procedures for “Volunteer Screening”.

Educating participants, coaches, managers, leaders, and volunteers about abuse and harassment is very important.  The Toronto Azzurri Soccer Club recognizes that the organization has a responsibility to appropriately educate and screen any person who will have access to vulnerable people. This responsibility is both moral and legal; it is not only the “right” thing to do but it is legislated under the “Duty of Care” concept.

“Duty of Care” is a legal principle that identifies the obligations of individuals and organizations to take reasonable measures to care for and protect their clients.  It is important to understand that Canadian courts will uphold organizations’ responsibilities to screen carefully. This is part of their “Duty to Care.”

It is understood that our Club requires from each leader / coach etc., a copy of the receipt proving that a current vulnerable sector report has been requested.  Vulnerable sector reports are required before sessions with athletes commence.  This receipt will suffice until such time as the official report is received by the applicant and shown to the Club.

Download the Screening Policy January 2021