Programs & Benefits
- We offer both indoor and outdoor minor soccer programs for all skill levels, including Premier/Club competition.
- Each year specific years of birth are assigned to each age level from U5 to U19.
- Our goal is to provide a program for each age level, each indoor & outdoor season.
- The safety of our players in important to us!
- At least one Coach or Assistant Coach of every team has been certified.
- All Coaches, Assistant Coaches & Team Managers have passed a vulnerable sector check.
- Our program is run by hundreds of volunteers who work hard to ensure your child has an enjoyable experience, on & off the field.
- We foster program change through constructive feedback from our parents, players & team officials.
- Be part of a team!
- Active kids = Happy kids!
The main objective of Mini Soccer (U5, U7, U9) is to be enjoyable so that children can have fun! It introduces children to the sport & helps them understand the rules & play in a team setting. Children get the opportunity to develop a good sporting interest that lasts for life. They will receive quality coaching & learn new skills while being encouraged to play fair.
What it is:
- A place where Basic Soccer skills are developed.
- A place where fair play and honor are instilled.
- A place to have fun and form new friendships.
- A place to develop good sportsmanship.
- A place to develop teamwork.
- A place where all children are accepted regardless of ability, gender, or cultural background.
- A place where they will enjoy soccer in a PRESSURE FREE environment.
What it is not:
- A place to form rep-like teams.
- A place to bring imports.
- A place where scoring is kept (statistics are noted for seeding purposes only and scores are not publicly displayed).
- A place where discouragement takes place due to a player not participating in the games or practices because they are not good enough.
- A place where coaches are paid or gain financially from coaching.
- A place where winning is the only goal.
- Play the game for the game’s sake.
- Be generous when you win.
- Be gracious when you lose.
- Be fair always, no matter what the cost.
- Obey the Laws of the Game.
- Work for the good of the team.
- Accept the decisions of the Officials with good grace.
- Believe in the honesty of your opponents.
- Conduct yourself with honour and dignity.
- Honestly and wholeheartedly applaud the efforts of you teammates and opponents.
- Soccer is a game for happiness.
- The laws of soccer should be regarded as mutual agreements, the spirit or letter of which no one should try to avoid or break.
- Visiting teams and spectators are honored guests.
- No advantages except those of superior skill should be sought.
- Official and opponents should be treated and regarded as honest in intention.
- Official decisions should be accepted without looking angry no matter how unfair they may seem.
- Winning is desirable, but winning at any cost defeats the purpose of the game.
- Losing can be a triumph when the team has given its best.
- The ideal is the greatest good to the greatest number.
- In soccer, as in life, do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
- Children have more need for example than criticisms.
- Make athletic participation for your child and other a positive experience.
- Attempt to relieve pressure of competition, not increase it. A child is easily affected by outside influences.
- Be kind to your child’s coach and officials. The coach is a volunteer giving personal time and money to provide a recreational activity for your child. The coach is providing a valuable community service, often without regard other than the personal satisfaction of having served their community.
- The opponents are necessary friends. Without them your child could not participate meaningfully.
- Applaud good plays by your team and by members of the opposing team.