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RECREATIONAL SOCCER

The World's Most Popular Sport

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

Fall 2017 Recreational Soccer Important Dates
PROGRAM DATE NOTE
8U Week of August 22 First team practices
6U August 27 (Sunday) First game/practice
Holiday September 3 (Monday) Labor Day Holiday (No Practices)
8U September 8 (Friday) First 8U games
8U-12U September 11 (Monday) First professional training session for Central
8U-12U September 12 (Tuesday) First professional training session for Liberty Park
Last Updated 08/11/2017
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
2017
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
2017
Program Location Residents Non-Residents Begins Ends
4U Mini Kickers Central Field $80 $80 September 2017 November 2017
6U Central Field $115 $135 August 2017 November 2017
8U Central Field $170 $190 August 2017 November 2017
9U Central Field $185 $205 August 2017 Novmeber 2017
SOURCE: Vestavia Hills Soccer Club
Central
Soccer Clinics & 8U Games
What Location Age Gender Days Time
Session Central 8U-9U Boys Monday 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Session Central 8U-9U Girls 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
2016-2017
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
2017
Program Location Residents Non-Residents Begins Ends
4U Mini Kickers Liberty Park $80 $80 September November
6U Liberty Park $115 $135 August November
8U Liberty Park $170 $190 August November
9U Liberty Park $185 $205 August November
10U-12U Liberty Park Only $185 $205 August November
13U & Older Liberty Park Only $185 $205 August November
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
2017
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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