An activity requiring physical ability, physical fitness, or technique
and strategy in which usually, but not always, involves competition
between two or more people
Importance of sports in
your child's life:
else can a young, impressionable youth learn values like discipline,
responsibility, self confidence, sacrifice, leadership and
determination? Yes, as parents we try to instill these
values in our children but it is much more effective if they are
learning as they are having fun. Sports, in an invisible way, will
teach your child each of these extremely valuable principles.
Most importantly your children
learn what it is to have fun and how it feels to be successful.
Soccer is you child's first introduction to
the sport. Cost will be about 60.00 - 75.00 dollars.
Boys and Girls age 3-5
is 6 - 8 weeks long.
You will meet once or twice a week for about 45 minutes to an
Recreational Soccer focuses more on fun than competition. Your child will not have
to try out for this league. Cost is approximately 75.00 - 90.00 dollars.
Boys and Girls age 7-18
Soccer - Middle of September to Thanksgiving.
Spring season - Beginning of April to the middle of June.
once per week for about 1 hour.
will consist of about
eight regular season games, once per week on Saturday or Sunday.
In addition, your team will participate in a tournament at the
end of each season.
requires high skill
level. Tryouts are mandatory for a position on the team. If you
have a very active team that does several out of town tournaments and
the two winter sessions it will probably cost you about 1000.00 -
1200.00 dollars for the year.
Boys and Girls age 9-18
soccer is an all year round sport.
Practice in the summer can be from 1 -3 times a week for
1 - 2 1/2 hours. In the Fall practices will be held two
nights each week for approximately 1 1/2 to 2 hours.
will begin in Mid
September and the play consist of approximately eight regular
season games, once per week on Saturday or Sunday. Once
your child reaches U11 there will be a local playoff tournament
weekend following the normal season.
Indoor Winter soccer
season starts once the Fall season is over. Play time will be
once per week at night or on Saturday at a local indoor
soccer facility. Practice will continue through the winter
one time per week at an indoor facility.
normally jut a few scrimmages and tournaments, there is no
formal game schedule.
Equipment for Soccer
Soccer cleats are required.
Shin guards are necessary. A water bottle is needed and you must
provide your child with a soccer ball. Travel players will also be
required to purchase a soccer uniform from your league.