9U-19U
recreational

Recreational soccer provides 9U-19U players an opportunity to stay active, learn new skills, and play with friends in a fun and relaxed environment to fuel a lifelong love of the game. Recreational soccer does not have tryouts and does not emphasize high-level competition. Players are assigned to teams in a random manner without regard to the ability of the players. All games are played in the Des Moines metro. Recreational soccer programming for 9U-15U is available in the fall and spring seasons. A fall season is available for high school aged players.

9U-10U Recreational

What

  • Players born in 2013 or 2014 are placed on either coed or all girl teams of typically 10-12 players of same age. Teams are coached by volunteers under the guidance of professional coaching staff.

  • Each team plays 8 games: Six league (one per weekend) + two matchup 7v7 games (on one weekend) against other local club teams within the same age group. Games consist of two 25 minute halves, and are refereed by certified referees. Playing time is no less than 50% of game time.

  • Teams typically have one to two 75 min training sessions per week led by volunteer coaches. Training is age appropriate based curriculum and drills developed by professional staff. It is focused on basic skill development with an emphasis on attacking and defending in pairs.

When

  • Girls Games, Saturday Afternoons, Sept 10th 2022 - Oct 23rd 2022

  • COED Games, Generally Sunday Afternoons, Sept 10th 2022 - Oct 23rd 2022

  • No Games on Labor Day Weekend

  • Training, One or Two Week Nights/Week, 5 PM or 6:30 PM, Sept 5th - Oct 21st 2022


Note: Coaches schedule training days and times. Rescheduled games due to weather related cancelations may be scheduled on other days. If needed, COED (boys) may have some games on Saturdays, and girls may have some games on Sunday afternoon for overflow.

Where

  • Johnston or Urbandale Soccer Complexes for training

  • Games played in Des Moines metro area

Cost

$100/season ($25 Late Fee on or after 7/15/2022)

11U-12U Recreational

What

  • Players born in 2011 or 2012 are placed on either coed or all girl teams of typically 14-16 players within the same age group. Teams are coached by volunteers under the guidance of professional coaching staff.

  • Each team plays 8 games: Six league (one per weekend) + two matchup 9v9 games (on one weekend) against other local club teams within the same age group. Games consist of two 30 minute halves, and are refereed by certified referees. Playing time is no less than 50% of game time.

  • Teams typically have one to two 90 min training sessions per week led by volunteer coaches. Training is age appropriate based curriculum and drills developed by professional staff. It is focused on basic skill development with an emphasis on attacking and defending in small groups.

When

  • Games, Generally Sunday Afternoons, Sept 10th 2022 - Oct 23rd 2022

  • No Games Labor Day Weekend

  • Training, One or Two Week Nights/Week, 5 PM or 6:30 PM, Sept 5th - Oct 21st 2022


Note: Coaches schedule training days and times. Rescheduled games due to weather related cancelations may be scheduled on other days. If needed, teams may have some games on Saturdays for overflow.

Where

  • Johnston or Urbandale Soccer Complexes for training.

  • Games played in Des Moines metro area

Cost

$115/season ($25 Late Fee on or after 7/15/2022)

13U-14U Recreational Small Sided

What

  • Players born in 2009 or 2010 are placed on either coed or all girl teams of typically 10-12 players within the same age group. Teams are coached by volunteers under the guidance of professional coaching staff.

  • Each team plays 8 games: Six league (one per weekend) + two matchup 7v7 games (on one weekend) against other local club teams within the same age group. Games consist of two 35 minute halves, and are refereed by certified referees. Playing time is no less than 50% of game time.

  • Teams typically have one or two 90 min training sessions per week led by volunteer coaches. Training is age appropriate based curriculum and drills developed by professional staff. It is focused on basic skill development with an emphasis on transitioning to the attack, defending in groups and decision making.

When

  • Games, Generally Saturday Afternoons, Sept 10th 2022 - Oct 23rd 2022

  • No Games Labor Day Weekend

  • Training, One or Two Week Nights/Week, 5 PM or 6:30 PM, Sept 5th - Oct 21st 2022


Note: Coaches schedule training days and times. Rescheduled games due to weather related cancelations may be scheduled on other days. If needed, teams may have some games on Sundays for overflow.

Where

  • Johnston or Urbandale Soccer Complexes for training.

  • Games played in Des Moines metro area

Cost

$120/season ($25 Late Fee on or after 7/15/2022)

15U-19U Recreational Small Sided

What

  • Players born in 2004 through 2008 are placed on either coed or all girl teams of typically 10-12 players within the same age group. Teams are coached by volunteers under the guidance of professional coaching staff.

  • Each team plays 8 games: Six league (one per weekend) + two matchup 7v7 games (on one weekend) against other local club teams within the same age group. Games consist of two 40 minute halves, and are refereed by certified referees. Playing time is no less than 50% of game time.

  • Teams typically have one or two 90 min training sessions per week led by volunteer coaches. Training is age appropriate based curriculum and drills developed by professional staff. It is focused on basic skill development with an emphasis on transitioning to the attack, defending in groups and decision making.

When

  • Games, Generally Sunday Afternoons, Sept 10th 2022 - Oct 23rd 2022

  • No Games Labor Day Weekend

  • Training, One or Two Week Nights/Week, 5 PM or 6:30 PM, Sept 5th - Oct 21st 2022


Note: Coaches schedule training days and times. Rescheduled games due to weather related cancelations may be scheduled on other days. If needed, teams may have some games on Saturdays for overflow.

Where

  • Johnston or Urbandale Soccer Complexes for training.

  • Games played in Des Moines metro area

Cost

  • 15U-16U -$125/season ($25 Late Fee on or after 7/15/2022)

  • 17U-19U - $130/season ($25 Late Fee on or after 7/15/2022)