January 16 - January 31
*Limited space available
||March 6 - May 1
|First Touch Season
February 20 (9-11am)
|Coaches Meeting Rainout Date||February 23 (5:30-7:30pm)|
Fayetteville Parks and Recreation offers a recreation youth soccer program for girls and boys ages three to sixteen. The program emphasizes an environment that is fun for all ages and skill levels. The program aligns with the following core values: Everyone Plays, Positive Coaching, Good Sportsmanship, Emphasize Fun and Skill Development.
Due to the COIVD-19 pandemic, we have adjusted our programs format and added new safety precautions to provide the best experience possible. Please click here for more details
Ages: 3-16 years of age
We offer a 'First Touch' soccer program for those with birth dates between August 2016-July 2017.
Where: All games and practices will be played at Kessler Mountain Regional Park, located at 2600 W. Judge Cummings Rd.
Why: The core values for the youth soccer program: Everyone Plays, Positive Coaching, Good Sportsmanship, Emphasize Fun and Skill Development.
Registration: Includes Jersey, Shorts, and Socks or a t-shirt for First Touch participants. All players will need to purchase shin-guards as those are mandatory for practices and games. Once team assignments are made and uniforms ordered, registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.
Schedules: Teams play twice a week based on their league and gender. (Note: schedules are subject to change). The First touch program will play once a week for seven weeks.
Youth Soccer: CLICK HERE TO REGISTER NOW!
|League||If Born Between||Spring Fees|
|First Touch||August 2016- July 2017||$70|
|5 & Under||August 2015- July 2016||$70|
|6 & Under||August 2014 - July 2015||$70|
|7 & Under||August 2013 - July 2014||$70|
|8 & Under||August 2012 - July 2013||$70|
|9 & Under||August 2011 - July 2012||$80|
|10 & Under||August 2010 - July 2011||$80|
|12 & Under||August 2008 - July 2010||$85|
|16 & Under||August 2004 - July 2008||$85|
Need Financial Assistance: Apply for a Pagnozzi Parker Scholarship
Note: You must apply for a Pagnozzi Parker Scholarship at least two weeks before the early spring soccer registration deadline.
1. Call the Parks and Recreation office (479) 444-3471 to have staff help you fill out a soccer registration form.
2. Turn in a completed Pagnozzi Parker Scholarship form and a copy of the Soccer Registration receipt to Pagnozzi Parker Charities.
3. We wait to hear back from Pagnozzi Parker Charities whether the scholarship has been approved.
Recreation program registrations are non-refundable. Requests for refunds in exceptional cases may be considered on a case by case basis in the circumstance of: relocation, medical condition, or injury, or as stated in the specific program refund policy. Approved refunds are subject to a 10% administrative fee. All requests for refunds must be made within 60 days of the original transaction and must be within the same calendar year.
Youth soccer registrations are non-refundable and non-transferable after the early registration deadline. If you register for the full year and choose not to participate in spring soccer, no refund will be given. All refunds will accrue a 10% administrative fee.
2021 Kessler Field Map:
A field map will be posted here when available.
2021 Spring Soccer Schedules:
Mondays & Saturdays:
5U boys - 6:00-6:45pm/9:00-9:45am
6U boys - 6:00-6:45pm/9:00-9:45am
9U boys - 6:00-7:00pm/9:00-10:00am
10U boys - 6:00-7:00pm/9:00-10:00am
Tuesdays & Saturdays:
7U boys - 6:00-6:45pm/11:00-11:45am
8U boys - 6:00-6:45pm/11:00-11:45am
9U girls - 6:15-7:15pm/10:45-11:45am
10U girls - 6:15-7:15pm/10:45-11:45am
12U boys – 7:15-8:25pm/12:15-1:25pm
16U boys – 7:15-8:25pm/12:15-1:25pm
Thursdays & Saturdays:
5U girls - 6:00-6:45pm/10:00-10:45am
6U girls - 6:00-6:45pm/10:00-10:45am
7U girls - 6:15-7:00pm/12:00-12:45pm
8U girls - 6:15-7:00pm/12:00-12:45pm
12U girls - 6:15-7:25pm/10:45-11:55am
16U girls – 6:15-7:25pm/10:45-11:55am
Our First Touch Program is an introductory program for 3 year old children. A variety of activities and drills are used to introduce the fundamentals of soccer. Children in First Touch will play once a week for seven weeks. They will attend the session day and time they registered for. Each session consists of 15-20 participants and is instructed by Parks and Recreation staff. All sessions will be played at Kessler Mountain Regional Park.
Practices and games are held on Saturday mornings and one night during the week. Game times are based on age group, see the schedules tab. Games/practices will be played at Kessler Mountain Regional Park.
We are glad you are interested in volunteering! Please be sure to indicate on the online registration form that you would like to coach your child’s team. If you do not have a child, but would like to coach, please reach out to Recreation Program Manager, Lacie Ballard via email or phone 479-575-8369 for more information.
Here is the application link to fill-out a background check that is mandatory for all soccer coaches and assistant coaches: https://opportunities.averity.com/CFPR
Referees / First Touch Instructors:
Interested in being a referee or teaching soccer to little soccer stars? Reach out to Recreation Program Manager, Lacie Ballard via email or phone 479-575-8369 for more information.