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Under 7 - 11 Skill Centre (Summer)

Our U7, U8 & U9 Skill Centre programs are designed to provide the players with a fun, social experience that continues to grow a love for soccer as well as beginning to teach the basic skills, and tactics of soccer. Practices will be based on the Skill Centre model where the players are split into groups each week, playing a series of games and drills to develop soccer skills. The players can then test these skills in the weekly jamborees Vs other clubs.  Check out the information sheet for a more detailed breakdown of the program. 

Information sheet Register Online

 

 

Birth Years
Under 7 – 2013 Under 8 – 2012 Under 9 – 2011 Under 10 – 2010 Under 11 – 2009

 

Fees

Under 7 & 8 - Full Registration - $440

Under 9,10 & 11 - Full Registration - $440
Cap of 40. If we go over, we will potentially add a 2nd group or an additional night
U7 & U8 separate groups

 

Dates
16 Week Program: May 4th and runs through August 17th

 

Practices

2 practices per week

Day/Time: TBD

Spring - 2x 11-aside field  - 1 hr (Turf) 
Summer (From June 2nd through Aug 17) - 2x 11-aside field  - 1 hr15 mins (grass)

We do our best to help families plan their schedules for the season however we cannot guarantee these will be the practice times or locations due to field availability and registration numbers.

 

Games

Jamborees instead of games. Jamborees held on turf with possibility of grass fields.  

- U7-8 - Play 5-aside jamborees

- U9, 10 & 11 - Play 7-aside jamborees


- Games played on most weekends except for holiday 
 
 

 

Locations

Spring: turf sessions will be at Harbour East Sports Facility in Burnside
   (half of 11-aside field) 1 hour on 1/2 turf may be substituted for 1.5 hours on a 1/3 of a turf and vice versa

Summer:  Grass field in the Dartmouth, Cole Harbour or Eastern Passage districts
 (half of 11-aside field) 1 hour 15 minutes 

We do our best to help families plan their schedules for the season however we cannot guarantee these will be the practice times or locations due to field availability and registration numbers.

 

Coaches

Head coach of these programs will be a CSA qualified Head Coach or appropriately qualified volunteer.

 

Program Additions

Festival on all weekends starting in mid May (excluding holidays)
United DFC will host our own festival


* In exceptional cases it may be recommended that a player move into the Community program if the Director of Soccer feels the child would be more successful at this level. 
 

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