Recreation or In-House Soccer Overview
Recreation soccer is the entry level of soccer that Soccer Club of St. Cloud offers. This level is available to players from age 4 through 12. Recreation soccer is intended for players just entering soccer or those who simply enjoy the game and do not wish to participate in the more competitive Select program.
2016/2017 Recreational/In-House Fees
|U5/U6||$215 – Includes Uniform (Fall and Spring Season)|
|U7/U8||$235 – Includes Uniform (Fall and Spring Season)|
|U9/10||$245 – Includes Uniform (Fall and Spring Season)|
|U11/U12||$255 – Includes Uniform (Fall and Spring Season)|
Fall Recreation registration generally opens in May until Mid. August or until teams are full. Spring Recreational registration generally opens in December until February 1st or until teams are full.
Formation of teams is dependent on Volunteer Coaches, and players are placed on a first come first serve basis. When a team is full, players will be placed on a wait list until a space becomes available or another volunteer coach is found.
Players must register according to the following Age Classifications table using their legal birthdate. For more information on how to register, please go to the Registration Overview and follow the instructions there.
Teams are formed by placing registered players of the age level on teams using the following criteria:
- Date of completed registration and payment
- Request for a specific coach or player
Practices – Practice schedules are set by the volunteer coaches and typically begin in Mid August for Fall Season. Spring team practice begins mid to late February depending on field conditions. Teams are asked to train using the following age based guidelines.
- U-5 –U-6 1 x per week for 45 min
- U-7 – U-8 2 x per week for 45 min to 1 hour each session
- U-9 – U-10 2 x per week for 1 hour each session
- U-11 – U-12 2 x per week 1 hour to 1-1/2 hours per session
- U-13 – U-14 2 x per week 1 hour to 1-1/2 hours per session
Games – The Fall season begins the first weekend after Labor day and runs until early November. The Spring season starts the 1st week of March. Although it is rare, there have been a few games canceled due to field conditions. Games may also be postponed or canceled due to lightning or hail. If cancellations are known in advance, then the club will place the information on the website and on our Facebook.
Player Time – The club’s philosophy is to try to provide players with the opportunity to play equal time during the games. However, this may vary due to illness, injury, etc.
Game Schedules – Fall schedules are due out at the end of August and will be available to all members online. Spring schedules are due out the end of February and will be available to all members online.