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Spring Rec Soccer

By Admin, 12/05/23, 2:00PM EST


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Jim Miller

Jim Miller

Rec Soccer Commissioner


Please consider coaching when registering your child for spring rec soccer! We're always in need of volunteers to accommodate the many children who want to play soccer each season.  Help us get our children out on the field and away from their phones, tablets, and video games and volunteer this spring! 

Is your child a new soccer player (U6/U7 age group)? Check out this video that shows you that you can coach!

season dates

Start Date:   

  • U5 Cubs: Week of April 7th
  • U6 and Up:
    • Practices may begin no earlier than the week of  March 17. Many teams will start a week or two later. First practice will depend on coach availability.
    • First Games tentatively scheduled for April 6

End Date:

  • U5 Cubs: May 18th
  • U6 and Up: Early June

registration fee

NOTE: Uniform Fee is a separate fee for U6 and up. See Equipment/Uniform chart.
Early Bird through December 31
  • U5 Cubs (Coed) ($150) Includes shirt and ball
  • U6-U19 ($145)
On-time: Jan 1st - Feb 29th
  • U5 Cubs (Coed) ($150) Includes shirt and ball
  • U6-U19 ($155)
Late: Mar 1st - Until Capacity Reached.
  • U5 Cubs (Coed) ($150) Includes shirt and ball
  • U6-U19  and U12 Girls ($175)

$10 3rd child discount; $20 4th child discount in same program


U5 Cubs:

U6 and Up:

  • Elementary schools or county fields in the Greater Springfield area.

PLEASE NOTE: To the extent possible, teams are formed from players living in the same general neighborhood. Because of the large number of children in the REC program, SYC can not guarantee consideration of special requests for placement, coaches or teams. Issues such as carpools, day care, work schedules, etc., should be worked out by the individual parents. 


Ages:  4 – 18 as of 12/31/2023



  • U5 Cubs: Tuesdays (Select Mondays or Wednesdays, 5:45PM - 6:30PM)
  • U-6 and U-7 REC teams are limited to one 1-hour practice per week, early evenings. 5PM or later, in general, start times should be no later than 7PM
  • U-8, U-9, and U-10 REC teams are limited to two 1-hour practices per week, early evenings. 5PM or later, in general, start times should be no later than 7PM
  • U-11 and above REC teams may have two 1-1/2 hour sessions per week, early evenings. 5PM or later, in general, start times should be no later than 7PM

Day/time/location is selected by coaches in March.


  • U5 Cubs: Saturday Scrimmages, Time 9AM.
  • U6 and Up: Saturdays. Game schedule available late-March

Uniform Fee

$40 - Includes two soccer shirts and two pairs of soccer socks. (1 white, 1 blue)  (Required purchase during registration for players who did not play soccer with SYC this past fall 2023.) These uniforms can be used for subsequent seasons.

If you'd like to purchase optional shorts or additional socks, ORDER HERE.

SYC teamed up with Capelli Sport beginning the fall of 2023. Capelli Sport will be the official and exclusive provider of uniforms, training and select coaching apparel, and equipment for SYC Soccer.  Players will purchase their Capelli uniform set during registration.

SIZING: Sizing charts are provides during registration and shown below to help you determine the correct jersey and socks sizes for your player. We have sample sizes available in the office! Please feel free to stop by during offices hours to see the sample sizes. Deadline for any sizing changes is February 29th.

Sports Equipment/Uniform Items

Equipment/Uniform Provided by SYC Required?
2 soccer shirts, 2 soccer socks (1 navy set, 1 white set) Purchased during registration. Yes for U6 and Up
Soccer Shirt For U5 players.
Soccer cleats - Shoes must have molded rubber soles. No Yes.
Shin Guards No Yes.
Game Ball Yes, for team use for U6 and Up.
Practice Ball Some. All U5s receive a ball to keep. Recommended
Goalie shirt U9 & Above: Yes, one goalie shirt per team for team use.
Shorts Optional purchase in on-line store. Navy or Black recommended.

Please Note: Information is subject to change.