Prairie Cities Soccer League, in partnership with Illinois Fire Juniors, is pleased to announce our new U5 Program beginning in the Fall 2017/Spring 2018.
PCSL’s new U5 program will provide players, parents and coaches who are new to the game an introduction to soccer in a positive nurturing environment. Illinois Fire Juniors professional staff will oversee the program and help get players, coaches and fans off to a great start in soccer.
- Separate divisions for boys & girls
- Friday evenings only
- Fall dates: Aug. 25, Sept. 8, 15, 22, 29, Oct. 6
- Teams will consist of 6-7 players
- A volunteer parent is needed as Coach for each team
- Game format 3 v 3, no goalie, size 3 ball
- Teams will practice for 30 min. then scrimmage another team
- Uniforms not required
Week One – Players, parents and coaches will attend a session where they will meet their teammates & coach, learn about the laws of the game, what they will be practicing over the course of the season and how a scrimmage works. Parents will have a chance to work with their child, one on one, on some simple soccer skills. The session will be led by Fire staff.
Week Two to Six – Players will train and play with their teams. Coach will run sessions. Illinois Fire staff member will be on site to help coaches and players. Practice plans and step-by-step instructions on what to do will be provided by the Fire staff. Each team coach will be supplied with cones and pinnies to run their sessions.
$50 (Full year, Fall & Spring)
$30 (Fall or Spring only)
Friday evenings 5:30pm – 6:30pm
6 sessions in Fall, 6 sessions in Spring
Community Fields, 3808 Ireland Grove Rd
Boys & Girls who fall within the U5 age division birth date range: 8/1/12 to 9/1/13