GFSC Recreational Soccer Programs

GFSC Spring 2024 Rec Soccer

2024 Spring Rec Season Plan 

  • The U4, U6 and U8 programs will be trainer led this year.
  • The weekly format will be skills and drills (all ages), followed by weekly scrimmages (U6-U14).
  • Scrimmage teams will be set weekly by the trainers and coaches.
  • U10, U12, U14, U18 teams will be COED.
  • U10, U12, U14 will be led by parent volunteer coaches. Training on Saturdays and games on Sundays.
  • U18 will have training/scrimmage on Saturdays. Possible games on Sunday.

Times & Locations:

  • U4: 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Saturdays at Barley Sheaf School
  • U6 Boys and U8 Boys: 10:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Saturdays at Barley Sheaf School
  • U6 Girls and U8 Girls: 9 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Saturdays at Barley Sheaf School
  • U10, U12 practices to be held on Saturdays at Barley Sheaf School with games on Sundays.
  • U14-U18 practices and games to be held at Lenape Park.

Registration Cost:

  • U4: Birth years 2020 & 2021
    • Early Bird Registration (until 2/29) $140
    • Registration after 3/1 $150
  • U6-U14: Birth years 2019 - 2010
    • Early Bird Registration (until 2/29) $175
    • Registration after 3/1 $190
  • U6-U14: Birth years 2019 - 2010
    • Early Bird Registration (until 2/29) $175
    • Registration after 3/1 $190
  • U18: Birth years 2006 - 2009
    • Early Bird Registration (until 2/29) $50
    • Registration after 3/1 $75

NOTE: U10-U14 registration only available after March 31st if there’s room on the teams.

What's Needed:

U4/U6/U8

  • Shin guards are required; soccer cleats are recommended.
  • At the start of the season, each player will be given a reversible, washable pinnie that is yours to keep.  Plan to bring it each week.

U10/U12/U14/U18

  • Shin guards and soccer cleats are required.
  • Each player will need to order jerseys. The uniform kit will be reusable until a different size is required. A separate email link will be provided after registration.
    • Note: you only need to purchase jerseys if you do not have one from last season.

 

Dates:

  • The Season will start:
    • U10-U18:  April 6, 2024
    • U4-U8:  April 13, 2024
  • The season will run for 8-10 weeks, ending around mid-June.  Unfortunately, we cannot control Mother Nature so we do include a few weeks in case of weather cancellations.  You will be notified via TeamSnap of any rainouts.

Uniform Information - U10 - U14

Ordering Link: https://gfsc2024.itemorder.com/shop/home

  • Note: you only need to purchase a uniform if you do not have one from last season
  • All orders must be placed by March 31st

Rec Age Groups

Spring 2024 Birth Year Age Groups

U4 through U8

  • U8 = 2016, 2017
  • U6 = 2018, 2019
  • U4 = 2020, 2021

U10 through U18

  • U10 = 2014, 2015
  • U12 = 2012, 2013
  • U14 = 2010, 2011
  • U18 = 2006-2009

Frequently Asked Questions About Recreational Soccer