Youth Soccer

Fairhope Soccer Club offers a youth soccer program for 5-13. 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.

Spring 2023 Age Groups:

  • U6 Coed (2017)
  • U8 (2016-2015)
  • U10 (2014-2013)
  • U12 (2012-2011)

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 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
  • Shin Guards
  • Socks
  • 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.

 

Spring 2023 Timeline

Registration Opens: December 5th, 2022

Registration Closes: February 12th, 2023

Late registration/waitlist: February 13th-17th, 2023 (Players will only be added if we have space available)

Team formation & coach assignment: February 12th-22nd, 2023.  Please be patient during this process.  We may be recruiting more parents to volunteer coach during this time

Practice: Practice Day are Mondays, Tuesday, Wednesday &/or Thursdays. Times ranges from 5 pm-8 pm.  NOTE: Your coach will set up practice days & times during their initial contact with you.

8 Weeks of Games (Subject to Change)

  • Saturday, March 18th (Games will kick off at 11am after Spring Fever Chase)
  • Tuesday, March 21st or Thursday, March 23rd
  • Spring Break March 25th-April 2nd--NO GAMES
  • Tuesday, April 4th or Thursday, April 6th
  • NO GAMES Saturday, April 8th
  • Saturday, April 15th
  • Thursday, April 27th
  • Saturday, April 29th
  • Tuesday, May 2nd
  • Saturday, May 6th
  • End of Season-Saturday, May 13th

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.