RECREATIONAL SOCCER

The World's Most Popular Sport

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The Club’s recreational soccer program has grown in popularity every year. We believe this is because of the fun soccer experience the Club provides for players of all skill and ability levels.

The Club sponsors recreational soccer programs in the fall and spring of each year. The fall soccer season runs from September through November. The spring soccer season runs from February through May. Players can choose to play one or both seasons. For information on how to sign up to play recreational soccer with the Club, click on Registrations to register today.

To determine the appropriate recreational league for your child, please refer to the Age Group Chart (see chart below).

For cost information & pricing, please see below!

Important Dates

Spring 2018 Recreational Soccer Dates Please note the following dates for Spring 2018...
SPRING 2018 DATE NOTE
All Ages November 13 Registration opens
All Ages February 2 Registration closes
8U February 26 8U and older practice begins
6U March 4 6U begins
8U March 5-6 Soccericulum sessions begin
8U March 9 8U games begin
MK-6U March 10 Mini Kickers begin
All Ages March 17 CASL begins (TENTATIVE)
MK-6U March 24-25 No Mini Kickers or 6U (Spring Break)
8U March 30 No 8U Games (Spring Break)
MK-6U March 31-April 1 No Mini Kickers or 6U (Easter)
All Ages April 8 Central Spring Fling
8U April 23-24 Soccericulum sessions end
MK April 28 Mini Kickers end
8U May 4 8U ends
6U May 6 6U ends
All Ages May 19 CASL ends (TENTATIVE)
SOURCE: Vestavia Hills Soccer Club

PROGRAM INFORMATION

Vestavia Hills Soccer Club Recreational Soccer

Recreational Soccer Notes:

2009 Birth Year:  Players born between 8.1.2009 through 12.31.2009 will have the OPTION to play U8 or U9.  Please contact Ryan Ferris or Jennifer Weaver with any questions!

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One Child, One Team, One Community at a Time!

The Land O’Frost Youth Sports Program provides funds to local communities to help offset some of the costs associated with organizing and operating their youth sports programs for children up to 10 years old.  Land O'Frost is a proud partner of Vestavia Hills Soccer Club!

RECREATIONAL SOCCER RESOURCES

Rules for 6U

Under 6 Recreational Soccer:  please click to view rules

Rules for 8U

Under 8 Recreational Soccer:  please click to view rules

2017-2018 Recreational Soccer Age Group Chart
US Soccer Player Development Initiatives
DOB / Birth Year Age Group Format Field Size GK Offsides Duration Ball Size Note
8.1.2013 - 12.31.2014 Mini-Kickers NA 20x30 No No NA 3
8.1.2011 - 7.31.2013 Under 6 4v4 20x30 No No 4x8 min 3
8.1.2009 - 7.31.2011 Under 8 5v5 20x30 Yes No 4x8 min 3 GK can use hands at all times
2009 Under 9 7v7 40x60 Yes No 2x20 min 4 GK cannot pick up back passes
2008 Under 10 7v7 40x60 Yes No 2x25 min 4
2007 Under 11 9v9 50x80 Yes Yes 2x25 min 4
2006 Under 12 9v9 50x80 Yes Yes 2x30 min 4
2005 Under 13 11v11 Full Size Yes Yes 2x30 min 5
2004 Under 14 11v11 Full Size Yes Yes 2x35 min 5
2003 Under 15 11v11 Full Size Yes Yes 2x35 min 5
2002 Under 16 11v11 Full Size Yes Yes 2x40 min 5
2001 Under 17 11v11 Full Size Yes Yes 2x40 min 5
2000 Under 18 11v11 Full Size Yes Yes 2x45 min 5
1999 Under 19 11v11 Full Size Yes Yes 2x45 min 5
SOURCE: Vestavia Hills Soccer Club
Central Program Information
2018
Program Location Days Games & Practices Notes
4U Mini-Kickers Central Field Saturdays @ 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM 6 sessions We are limiting our numbers per session make a great experience, if the second session does not fill up, we will move all to the earlier 11:00 AM session.
4U Mini-Kickers Central Field Saturdays @ 10:45 AM -11:30 PM 6 sessions We are limiting our numbers per session make a great experience, if the second session does not fill up, we will move all to the earlier 11:00 AM session.
6U Central Field Sundays @ 1:00 PM, 3:00 PM, 5:00 PM 8 sessions
8U Central Field Monday + 1 Other session
Other session based on team schedule
8 games + practices All games on Fridays
9U Central Field All 9U and older soccer is played at Liberty Park unless their is absolute need to field teams at central. 8 games + practices All home games are at Liberty Park
All training is at Liberty Park
Away games are in Birmingham Metro Area
SOURCE: Vestavia Hills Soccer Club
Central Pricing & Dates
2018
Program Location Residents Non-Residents
4U Mini Kickers Central Field $80 $80
6U Central Field $115 $135
8U Central Field $170 $190
9U Central Field $185 $205
SOURCE: Vestavia Hills Soccer Club
Central
Soccer Clinics & 8U Games
What Location Age Gender Days Time
Session Central 8U-9U Girls Monday 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Session Central 8U-9U Boys Monday 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM
8U Games Central 8U Boys Fridays 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
8U Games Central 8U Girls Fridays 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
SOURCE: Vestavia Hills Soccer Club
Liberty Park Program Information
2018
Program Location Days Games & Practices Notes
4U Mini-Kickers Liberty Park Saturdays @ 8:00-8:45 AM 6 sessions
6U Liberty Park Sundays @ 1:30 PM or 2:45 PM 8 sessions
8U Liberty Park Tuesday + 1 other session 8 games + practices All games on Fridays
9U Liberty Park Tuesday + 1 other session 8 games + practices All home games are at Liberty Park
Away games are in Birmingham Metro Area
10U - 12U Liberty Park Only Tuesday + 1 other session 8 games + practices All home games are at Liberty Park
Away games are in Birmingham Metro Area
13U & Older Liberty Park Only 2 practices a week
Coaches choose day and time
8 games + practices All home games are at Liberty Park
Away games are in Birmingham Metro Area
SOURCE: Vestavia Hills Soccer Club
Liberty Park Pricing & Dates
2018
Program Location Residents Non-Residents
4U Mini Kickers Liberty Park $80 $80
6U Liberty Park $115 $135
8U Liberty Park $170 $190
9U Liberty Park $185 $205
10U-12U Liberty Park Only $185 $205
13U & Older Liberty Park Only $185 $205
SOURCE: Vestavia Hills Soccer Club
Liberty Park
Soccer Clinics & 8U Games
Session / Game Location Age Gender Days Time
Session Liberty Park 8U Boys & Girls Tuesdays 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Session Liberty Park 9U-12U Boys & Girls Tuesdays 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
8U Games Liberty Park 8U Boys Fridays 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
8U Games Liberty Park 8U Girls Fridays 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
SOURCE: Vestavia Hills Soccer Club
Uniform Pricing
2018
Program Cost What you get… Notes
4U Mini Kickers $0.00 T-Shirt Included in registration fees
6U $23.00 $23 includes 2 Jerseys NOT included in registration fees
8U $23.00 $23 includes 2 Jerseys NOT included in registration fees
9U & Older $35.00 $35 includes 2 Jerseys, 1 short, 1 pair of socks NOT included in registration fees
SOURCE: Vestavia Hills Soccer Club

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