Simsbury Soccer Club

Recreational Program Overview

Spring 2019 Registration is Open, see links to right


U5 Dinomites for Boys & Girls born in 2014

U5 Dinomites is an interactive educational soccer program for pre-school aged children. This 6-week program is supported by an age-appropriate, story-based curriculum that takes players on a different adventure every week with Dino and Deana (the male and female soccer balls). The Dinomites soccer ball has touch points to help children learn how to control and move the ball.

This program is a total of 6 weeks, the first session will provide players and families the chance to meet coaches and teammates. Each player new to the program will receive a uniform kit at the first session.

Parents are encouraged to help out and coach. Prior to the season there will be a coaching clinic to help parents become more comfortable on the field and understanding the skills being taught at this age group.

This program is only for children who were born in the year indicated above

  • Sessions
    • Saturdays, 9 - 10 at Henry James
    • Six (6) sessions total
    • No session holiday weekends (Labor Day, Columbus Day, Memorial Day)
  • Equipment
    • Supplied: shirt, shorts, socks, ball (distributed to new players at first session)
    • Required: shin guards & cleats

U6 FUNdamentals for Boys & Girls born in 2013

Introduce your child to soccer through a six-week, one-hour clinic facilitated by our professional trainer Ken Akien. The program will take place on Saturday mornings at Orkil Fields. The program will focus on individual skills and developing a level of comfort with the ball and the game of soccer.

This program is only for children who were born in the year indicated above.

Parents are encouraged to help out and coach. Prior to the season there will be a coaching clinic to help parents become more comfortable on the field and understanding the skills being taught at this age group.


Team placement will be announced upon all volunteer positions filled to assist with coaching. Please consider coaching your child's team for this season. It will truly be a rewarding experience for both you and your child.

  • Sessions
    • Saturdays, 8:30 - 9:30 at Orkli
    • Six (6) sessions total
    • No session holiday weekends (Labor Day, Columbus Day, Memorial Day)
  • Equipment
    • Supplied: shirt & socks (distributed at first session)
    • Required: players must wear shin guards, socks, cleats, size #3 ball, labeled water bottle.

The program will focus on individual skills and developing a level of comfort with the ball and the game of soccer. Parents are encouraged to volunteer and participate. Players will be divided into "teams" of 6-8 players along with a volunteer parent and assistant.

Each practice will follow a clinic format, where the professional trainer will demonstrate new skills and games for the volunteers to implement with their teams. The trainers will circulate through the teams assisting the volunteers in working with the players.

There will be no competitive games at this level.


U7 Soccer for Boys & Girls born in 2012

The U7 program provides a level-appropriate combination of clinic-style training and small-sided games. During the season, all teams attend a weeknight practice facilitated by a professional trainer who works with the players and coaches to develop basic, individual soccer skills.

During the season, all teams attend an academy style practice facilitated by a professional trainer who works with the players and coaches to develop basic individual and team soccer skills. The sessions provide players with an enjoyable and challenging opportunity to advance their soccer ability in a team format.

On Saturdays, the players will participate in 3v3 games in two 25-minute halves.

This program is only for children who were born in the year indicated above.

  • Volunteer opportunities
    • Parents are encouraged to help out and coach. Please consider coaching your child's team for this season. It will truly be a rewarding experience for both you and your child.
    • Prior to the season there will be providing a coaching clinic to help parents become more comfortable on the field and understand the skills being taught at this age group.
    • Team rosters will be announced once all volunteer positions are filled.
  • Practices & GamesW
    • U7 Practices are 5:30-7:00 - Wednesdays at Curtiss D
    • Games are Saturday mornings at 10:15 - 11:30 at Squadron Line
    • There will be a Friday evening clinic that players can also register for. Seperate fee and registration.
    • ​3v3 games in two 25-minute halves
    • No games on holiday weekends (Labor Day, Columbus Day, Memorial Day)
  • Equipment
    • Supplied: team shirt (distributed at first session)
    • Required: players must wear shin guards, socks, cleats, size #3 ball, labeled water bottle.

U8 Soccer for Boys & Girls born in 2011

The U8 program provides a level-appropriate combination of clinic-style training and small-sided games. During the season, all teams attend a weeknight practice facilitated by a professional trainer who works with the players and coaches to develop individual soccer skills.

The sessions are typically 90 minutes (depending on daylight) and provide players with an enjoyable and challenging opportunity to advance their soccer ability in a team format.

On Saturdays, the players will participate in 4v4 games in two 25-minute halves.

This program is only for children who were born in the year indicated above.

  • Volunteer opportunities
    • Parents are encouraged to help out and coach. Please consider coaching your child's team for this season. It will truly be a rewarding experience for both you and your child.
    • Prior to the season there will be providing a coaching clinic to help parents become more comfortable on the field and understand the skills being taught at this age group.
    • Team rosters will be announced once all volunteer positions are filled.
  • Practices & Games
    • U8 Practices are 5:30-7:00 - Mondays Curtiss D
    • Games are Saturday mornings, at Orkli.at 9:45 - 11
    • There will be a Friday evening clinic that players can also register for. Seperate fee and registration.
    • ​4v4 games in two 25-minute halves.
    • No games on holiday weekends (Labor Day, Columbus Day, Memorial Day).
  • Equipment
    • Supplied: team shirt (distributed at first session).
    • Required: players must wear shin guards, socks, cleats, size #3 ball, labeled water bottle.
 
  • Player: Rec & Farmington Valley

    U5 & U6 is $95; U7 & U8 is $110; FVL is $145 + uniform

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  • Coach & Volunteer: Rec & Farmington Valley

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Age Range Regulations
Fall 2018 / Spring 2019

Recreational Programs:
U5 - Dinomites born in 2014
U6 - FUNdamentals born in 2013
U7 - born in 2012
U8 - born in 2011

Farmington Valley League Programs:
U10 - born 1/1/09 - 12/31/10
U12 - born 1/1/07 - 12/31/08
U14 - born 1/1/04 - 12/31/06