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Registration Open for Youth Fall Soccer,
and "Start Smart” Soccer
Submitted by Gail Whittaker

SSSoccer imageParents may register children ages 3-5 for York County Parks and Recreation's fall "Start Smart" instructional soccer class. Registration closes August 3, and age is based on how old a child is on Oct. 1, 2019.

Parents participate with their children in this coed program where boys and girls begin to learn the "FUNdamentals" of playing soccer! As the instructor teaches a skill or drill, children then get to practice it with their parent. The program also features the following:
  • Seven (7), 60-minute class sessions meeting on Saturdays from September 7 – October 19
  • Two different class times to choose from (9 and 10 a.m.) at two different locations (Tabb Elementary School and Wolf Trap Park)
  • Maximum of 30 children may be registered for each class time and location
The registration fee for this 7-week program is $55 per child for York County residents and $90 per child for non-residents.
  • Register your children – ages 5-18 (as of Oct. 1, 2019) for the Fall Youth Soccer program. Registration ends August 3.
  • Coed Leagues for ages 6 and Under (6U), 8 and Under (8U), 10 and Under (10U), and 12 and Under (12U): Orientation for parents and children in these leagues will take place Saturday, September 7, and team practices will begin the following week.
  • Coed Leagues for ages 15 and Under (15U) and 18 and Under (18U). Players in these leagues will have skill evaluations performed by coaches observing them on Monday, August 26, for 15U and Tuesday, August 27, for 18U. Coaches will select teams on August 29, and team practices will begin the week of September 2.
  • All league games (6U – 18U) will begin in September 2019. The season is scheduled to last through October, weather permitting.
The registration fee for York County residents for any of the above leagues is $55 for a family's first child and $50 for each additional child. Non-residents may register for $90 per child.

Families may register their children for these soccer programs either online or in person.Parents can take advantage of online registration with a credit card through the Parks and Recreation website at https://recreation.yorkcounty.gov/. NOTE: An online account must first be set up by parents through the above link before registering their children. If additional online account assistance is needed, call the Parks and Recreation office at 757-890-3500 during business hours or send an email to parksandrec@yorkcounty.gov. Parents may also register their children at the Parks and Recreation office, located at 100 County Drive, Yorktown (23692) in the York County Operations Center off of Goodwin Neck Road. Office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:15 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

For questions or additional information, please visit the Parks and Recreation website at www.yorkcounty.gov/parksandrec or call the Parks and Recreation office at (757) 890- 3500.


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