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Under 8

Under 8 Soccer Development League

Available for 2011 and 2012 birthyear boys and girls  

To view an age chart to determine your child's age group, please click HERE

Fall 2018 Registration:  Opens May 15, 2018 through July 31, 2018,  ($10 early bird registration discount May 15th through June 30th)

Registration Deadline for Fall 2018 Season:  July 31, 2018

Waitlist Begins: August 1, 2018  (please note  divisions may fill up prior to registration deadline so register early to avoid waitlist)

Season Ends: Mid-November 2018


Under 8 SDL continues to provide an exciting introduction to soccer in a friendly and non-competitive environment while consisting of a mixture of beginners and moderately experienced players. With this in mind, the program creates an enjoyable and challenging environment for players to develop their soccer skills and understanding of the game through reinforcing aspects of soccer coached in Under 6 and introducing players to more advanced aspects of soccer. Dribbling, shooting, passing, receiving, juggling and movement education, such as running, jumping, turning, balancing are incorporated into age appropriate soccer activities.

At this age group coed teams continue to be formed and are led by a volunteer head coach that conducts practice with support from the SSA staff. teams practice once or twice a week for an hour and play regularly scheduled 4v4 (including goalkeepers) small sided-soccer games on Saturday.

Program Information
Program Length: 8-10 week non-competitive program

Division: Players placed in coed division

Roster Size: up to 10

Ball Size: 3
Equipment:  Shin guards required

Coaches: Volunteer Head Coach

Practice Sessions Per Week: 1 or 2 practices (coach's choice)*

Practice Days: Coach's choice

Practice Time: TBA

Practice/Game Location: Central Park for games/Both Whitlock and Central for practices

Game Schedule: Saturday, between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm as determined by schedule*

Game Format: 5 v 5 (including GK)

Game Duration: 1 game, consisting of 4 x 12 minute quarters

Field Size: approx. 30 x 40 yards

*Practice and game schedules are subject to effects of the weather and cannot be guaranteed. In the event of rain-outs, the club will look to ensure that a minimum of 8 game dates are played across the season. Make-up practices are subject to field and coach availability.

Fee Information
  • Cost:CLICK HERE.
  • Uniform: For more information, please click HERE   
Equipment Needed:
  •  Shin guards (required)
  •  Size 3 soccer ball (required)
  •  Soccer cleats (required)
  • Water bottle (recommended)


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