2022 Rec Schedule

2022 Rec Schedule

Fond du Lac Youth Rec League Soccer

Fondy Rec Soccer

The Fond du Lac Soccer Association Recreational League represents all youth recreational teams playing in Fond du Lac. On an annual basis we have 1,300+ players ages 4-18 that span 120+ teams and 150+ coaching volunteers participating in May, June, and July. There are no tryouts for rec league and all players are welcome to particpate. On top of an 8 week season we hold two weekend events for the rec league. Our Spring Games (aligned with Picture Day weekend) and the popular End of the Year Tournament. Registration opens in January each year for the upcoming Rec League Season.

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2022 Youth Rec League Season: May - July

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The 2022 Recreational Spring/Summer Season will begin with pre-season scrimmages the week of May 10th and regular season games will begin on May 23rd and conclude July 16th/17th with our end of the year tournament. The season will be 8 weeks, (plus potential of 2 pre-season games), spring games on June 4th and/or 5th and the end of the year tournament July 16th and/or 17th. 

Online Registration for the 2022 season is now open (click here to register). Early-bird player registration fee for U4-U8 is $70 and for U9-U14 is $80. For U4-U8, the price will increase to $80 on February 14th and $90 on April 1st. For U9-U14, the price will increase to $90 on February 14th and $100 on April 1st. The High School (U15/19) League is $50 if registered before May 1st or $60 after that. The U15/19 High School League start date is June 15th and will conclude July 27th.  The High School League will not participate in Spring Games or the End of the Year tournament. The High School League does not incur any fees for volunteers.

Additional costs to participate in the FDLSA rec league include a $10 "Keeper Card" Fundraising Fee where you will receive (2) cards with discounts to local area businesses that you may keep or sell (valued at $10 each). Also, there is a $25 volunteer buyout deposit this year for all participants (except HS players). After you fulfill your volunteer hours, you are eligible to receive your $25 deposit back at the end of the season. The FDLSA will hold 1-2 volunteer payouts during and after the season is complete. 

Nights of Play

Times

All Games are at the Fond du Lac Soccer Complex and start at either 5:30pm or 6:45pm. Below is a listing of which age group plays on which nights. These scheduled nights of play remain consistent throughout the 8 week season.

Rec League Nights of Play

Age to Team Matrix

Below is a guide to determine what age group your child may fall into:

2022 Rec Age Matrix

Program and Age Group Overview

Rec Overview

Age Group: U4

The U4 Boys/Girls program has been designed and implemented specifically to give our Pre-K players an instructional and fun opportunity to get into the world’s most popular sport. It teaches the fundamental skills through the application of fun games.

This program is designed to introduce the very basics of the game of soccer to children in these early years. Each week (Tuesdays), teams will conduct a team style training with fun games, activities, and game-style action. (Play - Practice - Play) Teams will consist of a max of 8 players.


A jersey is provided as part of the program.  Each player will need size 3 soccer ball, black shorts, soccer cleats, soccer socks, shin guards, and a water bottle. U4 Soccer is held at the FDLSA complex on the small fields (Field 12). Mini-Kicker Training + Games are held on Tuesday nights at 5:30pm or 6:45pm.

 

Age Group: U5
The U5 Boys/Girlsprogram has been designed and implemented specifically to give the next generation of soccer players an instructional and fun insight into the world’s most popular sport. It teaches the fundamental skills through the application of fun games. This will ensure that you are able to give your future soccer star the correct coaching points while in your very own backyard! 

This program is designed to introduce the game of soccer to children in the early years. Teams will hold one practice per week and each week, the games are played in a 4v4 format without goalkeepers and they play 4 quarters of 10 minutes. A pinnie is awarded to the player who scores and they are not allowed to score again until another player on their team scores, or the quarter ends, whichever comes first. Volunteer parent coaches learn how to teach fundamental skills and lead their team through the skills shown by the trainer. Teams will consist of a max of 8 players.

A jersey is provided as part of the program.  Each player will need size 3 soccer ball, black shorts, soccer cleats, soccer socks, shin guards, and a water bottle. U5 Soccer is held at the FDLSA complex on the U5 and U6 small fields (Field 12). Games are held on Wednesday nights at 5:30pm or 6:45pm.


Age Group:  U6

The U6 Boys/Girls program is designed to introduce players to the thrill of playing soccer. It is the same format as the U5 program. Teams will hold one practice per week and each week, the games are played in a 4v4 format without goalkeepers and they play 4 quarters of 10 minutes. A pinnie is awarded to the player who scores and they are not allowed to score again until another player on their team scores, or the quarter ends, whichever comes first. Volunteer parent coaches learn how to teach fundamental skills and lead their team through the skills shown by the trainer. Teams will consist of a max of 8 players.

A jersey is provided as part of the program. Each player should wear shin guards, black shorts, soccer socks and soccer cleats. Each player should also bring their own size 3 soccer ball and a water bottle. . Games are held on Monday nights at 5:30pm or 6:45pm.

 

Age Group:  U7

The U7 Boys/Girls in house program is a program where players learn through the application of playing in small sided games. The games are played in a 4v4 format without a goalkeeper and they play 4 quarters of 12 minutes. The 4v4 format is designed to increase the player’s touches on the ball and provide every player an opportunity to be involved in the game. A pinnie is awarded to the player who scores and they are not allowed to score again until another player on their team scores, or the quarter ends, whichever comes first.Players who participate within the U7 program typically practice at least once a week with their team and coaching is carried out by a volunteer coach. Teams will consist of a max of 8 players.

We offer both a boys league and girls league. Games are played on Monday for boys and Wednesday for girls. Game times are at 5:30pm and 6:45pm. A team uniform consisting of a jersey will be provided.  Each player should wear their own black shorts, shin guards, soccer socks and soccer cleats.  Each player should also bring their own size 3 soccer ball and a water bottle. 

 Age Group:  U8

The U8 Boys/Girls in house program is a program where players learn through the application of playing in small sided games. The games are played in a 4v4 format without a goalkeeper and they play 4 quarters of 12 minutes. The 4v4 format is designed to increase the player’s touches on the ball and provide every player an opportunity to be involved in the game. A pinnie is awarded to the player who scores and they are not allowed to score again until another player on their team scores, or the quarter ends, whichever comes first.Players who participate within the U8 program typically practice at least once a week with their team and coaching is carried out by a volunteer coach. Teams will consist of a max of 8 players.

We offer both a boys league and girls league. Games are played on Tuesdays for girls and Thursdays for boys. Game times are at 5:30pm and 6:45pm. A team uniform consisting of a jersey will be provided.  Each player should wear their own black shorts, shin guards, soccer socks and soccer cleats.  Each player should also bring their own size 3 soccer ball and a water bottle. 

Age Group:  U9 + U10

The U9 and U10 programs are the next step in the developmental ladder. Players will now be exposed to a slightly larger field where they shall compete in a 7v7 format (including goalkeepers) and they play 2 equal halves of 25 minutes. Players who participate within the U9 and U10 program typically practice once a week with their team and trained by volunteer coaches. Teams will consist of 12-14 players.

We offer both a boys league and girls league. Games are played on Tuesdays for girls and Thursdays for boys. Game times are at 5:30pm and 6:45pm. A team uniform consisting of a jersey will be provided.  Each player should wear their own black shorts, shin guards, soccer socks and soccer cleats.  Each player should also bring their own size 4 soccer ball and a water bottle. 


Age Group:  U12

The U12 program is yet another step developmentally. Players will now be exposed to a larger field where they shall compete in an 9v9 format (including goalkeepers) and they play 2 equal halves of 30 minutes each. Offside rule (FIFA Law 11) is introduced and enforced. Players who participate within the U12 program typically practice once a week with their team and are trained by volunteer coaches.Teams will consist of 14-16 players.

We offer both a boys league and girls league. Games are played on Mondays for boys and Wednesday for girls at 5:30pm and 6:45pm. A team uniform consisting of a jersey will be provided.  Each player should wear their own black shorts, shin guards, soccer socks and soccer cleats.  Each player should also bring their own size 4 soccer ball and a water bottle. 


Age Group:  U14 

This is where the players now experience the thrill of playing full sided 11v11 soccer!  Players who participate within the U14 program typically practice at once a week with their team. 

Games are played on Tuesdays for girls and Thursday for boys at 5:30pm and 6:45pm (two 30 minute halves). We offer a boys league and a girls league. A team uniform consisting of a jersey will be provided.  Each player should wear their own black shorts, shin guards, soccer socks and soccer cleats.  Each player should also bring their own size 5 soccer ball and a water bottle.
 

Age Group:  U15-U19 Coed (High School)
 

U15-U19 Coed teams play in the recreational high school league. Teams play 11v11 and play 2 equal halves of 30 minutes each.

 League games are played on Wednesday at 5:30pm and 6:45pm and starts after high school sports have ended.  A team uniform consisting of a t-shirt jersey will be provided.  Each player should wear their own black shorts, shin guards, soccer socks and soccer cleats.  Each player should also bring their own size 5 soccer ball and a water bottle.  

 Note: The U15/19 League will start later than U5-14 to allow for the HS Girls to finish their season. Typically early/mid June. 

Tournament Standings

Rec League Tournament

Rec League Tournament

Key Dates for Rec Soccer

Rec Registration Open

Rec Registration Open

Key Dates for Rec Soccer

  • Week of May 9th + 16th: Pre-Season Scrimmage Matchups
  • Week of May 23rd: Rec League Season Begins
  • June 4th: Picture Day and Spring Games (U4-U14 Girls Teams)
  • June 5th: Picture Day and Spring Games (U4-U14 Boys Teams)
  • June 15th: High School Rec League Teams Begin
  • July 16-17: End of Year Tournament (U4-U14)

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