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.
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Ages: 3-16 years of age
We offer a 'First Touch' soccer program for those with birth dates between August 2017-July 2018.
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||Fall / Full Year|
|First Touch||August 2017- July 2018||$70 / $90|
|5 & Under||August 2016- July 2017||$75 / $100|
|6 & Under||August 2015 - July 2016||$75 / $100|
|7 & Under||August 2014 - July 2015||$75 / $100|
|8 & Under||August 2013 - July 2014||$75 / $100|
|9 & Under||August 2012 - July 2013||$85 / $110|
|10 & Under||August 2011 - July 2012||$85 / $110|
|12 & Under||August 2009 - July 2011||$90 / $125|
|14 & Under||August 2007 - July 2009||$90 / $125|
|16 & Under||August 2005 - July 2007||$90 / $125|
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:
2021 Fall Soccer Schedules:
*Schedules are subject to change. Schedules are listed below according to age group and gender.
Mondays & Saturdays:
5U boys - 6:00-6:45pm/9:00-9:45am
7U boys - 6:15-7:00pm/9:00-9:45am
9U boys - 6:15-7:15pm/9:30-10:30am
12U girls - 6:00-7:15pm/9:00-10:15am
Tuesdays & Saturdays:
6U boys - 6:00-6:45pm /11:00-11:45am
8U boys - 6:15-7:00pm /11:00-11:45am
9U girls - 6:00-7:00pm/12:00-1:00pm
10U girls - 6:15-7:15pm/12:00-1:00pm
12U boys - 7:15-8:30pm/10:30-11:45am
14U boys – 7:15-8:45pm/1:30-3:00pm
16U boys – 7:15-8:45pm/1:30-3:00pm
Thursdays & Saturdays:
5U girls - 6:00-6:45pm/10:00-10:45pm
6U girls - 6:00-6:45pm/10:00-10:45pm
7U girls - 6:15-7:00pm/12:00-12:45pm
8U girls - 6:15-7:00pm/12:00-12:45pm
10U boys - 6:15-7:15pm/10:45-11:45am
14U girls – 6:00-7:30pm/12:00-1:30pm
16U girls – 6:00-7:30pm/12:00-1:30pm
First Touch (Session Options):
- Tuesdays at 5pm
- Tuesdays at 6pm
- Thursdays at 5pm
- Thursdays at 6pm
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.
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.