Overview

Overview

Updated 7/14/2019

Fairhope Recreation Soccer is the recreational youth soccer program serving the Fairhope area as well as surrounding areas. Fairhope Soccer is a volunteer organization that has partnered with the City of Fairhope to provide the equivalent of city-league youth soccer. Fairhope Soccer is open to players of all skill and athletic levels and there are no try-outs required.  Our soccer program(s) gives players the opportunity to have fun playing soccer, learn fundamentals, and get some good fitness.


GENERAL INFORMATION

  • Teams are formed by age groups/birth years
    • U6 (2014)
    • U8 (2012-2013)
    • U10 (2010-2011)
    • U12 (2008-2009)
    • No coed teams.  
    • All players will be placed in their appropriate age group.
    • Request for playing up in age group will be allowed but subject to a staff evaluation.  
  • Playing Format 
    • U6-U8 will play 3v3 or 4v4
    • U10 will play 7v7
    • U12 will play 7v7 or 9v9 
    • All playing formats may be adjusted for registration numbers 
  • Coaches are need for all age groups.  Please indicate during registration. Equipment & coach shirt provided. For more information regarding coaching, visit Coaching Corner

  • Registration Fees:
    • League Fees: $95 includes game day jersey, shorts, socks, snack/drink after game from concession stand, player insurance and league fees

Additional Training Programs available during registration if you are seeking for something more above the traditional recreation model. Footies Training for 2012 & 2013 or FSC Challenge Program for 2011-2008  


PLAYER EQUIPMENT

  • Soccer Ball (Size 3 for U6-U8 / Size 4 for U10-U12)
  • Shin Guards
  • Water Bottle
  • Soccer Cleats (No baseball or football cleats allowed)

All players receive a game day uniform which includes, jersey, shorts & socks.  Players MUST have the above equipment for every practice & games during the season. 


PRACTICES/GAMES

  • All practices/games are located at Fairhope Soccer Complex. 18383 County Rd. 13 unless other specified 
  • Practice day & time depends on your volunteer coach.  Below are our practice day guidelines for our coaches.
    • U8 & below 1-2 days/week or at least 4 practices before games begin then 1 game/1 practice ratio is plenty for this age group for about 45 minutes.
    • U10 & above—2 days/week or at least 4 practices before games begin then 1-2 practices/1 game or 2 games/1 practice, no more than 3 touches per week for about an 1hour.
    • Depending on your coach, he/she will schedule Monday-Thursday either @ 5:30pm or 6:45pm
  • Game dates: TBA for Fall 2019
  • Game times vary:
    • Saturday Times--8:30am-12noon
    • Tuesday/Thursday--5:45pm, 6pm, 7:15pm
  • Schedules will be posted online at least one week prior to opening day. 

COACH/PLAYER NOTIFICATION

  • Teams formation begins after registration closes August 23rd
  • Coaches will receive rosters tentatively by August 30th
  • Practice may begin September 9th
  • Coaching Meeting--TBA

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