Fairhope Recreation Soccer is the recreational youth soccer program serving the Fairhope area as well as surrounding areas. Fairhope Soccer is a volunteer organization that has partnered with the City of Fairhope to provide the equivalent of city-league youth soccer. Fairhope Soccer is open to players of all skill and athletic levels and there are no try-outs required. Our soccer program(s) gives players the opportunity to have fun playing soccer, learn fundamentals, and get some good fitness.
We offer both Fall and Spring soccer. Fall season begins after Labor Day and finishes by 2nd week of November. Spring season begins after Mardi Gras and finishes by the 2nd week of May. Each team plays 8-games during the season. (Some teams may have more or less depending on the amount of teams per division)
Divisions/Teams are formed by age Groups/Birth years:
- U6 Coed (2016)
- U8 (2015-2014)
- U10 (2013-2012)
- U12 (2011-2010)
All players will be placed in their appropriate age group. Request for playing up in age group will be allowed but subject to a staff evaluation.
Fairhope Recreation plays small-sided soccer each season.
- U6-U8 plays 3v3 or 4v4; No Goalkeeper
- U10 plays 4v4 or 5v5; No Goalkeeper
- U12 plays 5v5 with Goalkeeper
Note: All playing formats may be adjusted for registration numbers
Volunteer coaches are need for all age groups. Please indicate during registration.
We offer discount for multi-players, returning coach discount and player financial assistance.
REQUIRED PLAYER EQUIPMENT
- Soccer Ball (Size 3 for U6-U8/Size 4 for U10-U12)
- Shin Guards
- Water Bottle
- Soccer Cleats (No baseball or football cleats allowed)
- Black Shorts
PROVIDED: All players will receive a game day jersey and matching socks.
Players MUST have the above equipment for every practice & games during the season. Please label all equipment.