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 December each year for the upcoming Rec League Season.

2021 Youth Rec League Season: May - July

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The 2021 Recreational Spring/Summer Season will begin with pre-season scrimmages the week of May 10th and regular season games will begin on May 24th and conclude July 17th/18th with our end of the year tournament. The season will be 8 weeks, (plus potential of 2 pre-season games), spring games on June 5th/6th and the end of the year tournament. 

Online Registration for the 2021 season will open early January. Early-bird player registration fee for U5-U14 is $75. For U5-U14, the price will increase to $90 on February 15th and $100 on April 1st. The High School (U15/19) League is $60. The U15/19 League start date is still TBD as we the schedules for the spring WIAA seasons are determined but we anticipate a late June/early July start. This season we are also adding a U4 "min-kickers" league for our Pre-K players. This will entail fun training activities and small games each week. That cost to play is a reduced $50. 

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. After you fulfill your volunteer hours, you will receive your $25 deposit back. 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.

Nights of Play

Age Group Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
U4     U4 Coed        
U5       U5 Coed      
U6   U6 Coed          
U7   U7 Boys   U7 Girls      
U8     U8 Girls   U8 Boys    
U10     U10 Girls   U10 Boys    
U12   U12 Boys   U12 Girls      
U14     U14 Girls   U14 Boys    
High School       HS Coed      

 

 

 

 

Program and Age Group Overview

Rec Overview

Age Group: U4 Coed (Mini-Kickers)

The U4 Coed 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.  Teams will consist of a max of 6 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. Mini-Kicker Training + Games are held on Tuesday nights at 5:30pm or 6:45pm.

 

Age Group: U5 Coed
The U5 Coed program 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. Games are held on Wednesday nights at 5:30pm or 6:45pm.


Age Group:  U6 Coed

The U6 Coed 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:  U10

The U10 program is 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 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 8v8 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 June. 

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