Fairhope Soccer Club offers a youth soccer program for 5-14. All volunteer coaches are parents of players. Fairhope Youth 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. Fall 2022-Spring 2023 Age Groups:
- U6 Coed (2017)
- U8 (2016-2015)
- U10 (2014-2013)
- U12 (2012-2011)
- U14 (2010-2009)
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 Youth Soccer plays small-sided soccer each season.
- U6-U8 plays 3v3 or 4v4; No Goalkeeper
- U10 plays 4v4 or 5v5; No Goalkeeper
- U12-U14 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 discount assistance.
REQUIRED PLAYER EQUIPMENT
- Soccer Ball (Size 3 for U6-U8/Size 4 for U10-U12/Size 5 for U14)
- 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.
Fall 2022 Timeline
Registration closes: Sunday, August 14th
Late registration/waitlist: Monday, August 15th-18th
Team formation & coach assignment: August 15th-August 29th. Please be patient during this process. We may be recruiting more parents to volunteer coach during this time
Practice: Tentatively begins the week of August 29th. Practice Day are Mondays, Tuesday &/or Thursdays. Times ranges from 5 pm-7:30 pm. NOTE: Your coach will set up practice days & times during their initial contact with you.
8 Weeks of Games:
- Opening Day-Saturday, September 17th
- Saturday, September 24th
- Saturday, October 1st
- Tuesday, October 4th or Thursday, October 6th
- Saturday, October 15th
- Saturday, October 22nd
- Saturday, November 5th
- End of Season--Saturday, November 12th
Game Times: Saturdays-8:30am, 9:30am or 10:30am Tuesday/Thursdays-5:30pm or 6:30pm
Rainouts: Will be scheduled on Tuesday/Thursdays if there is not a game already scheduled.