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Soccer

Community Soccer

The 2018 outdoor season is around the corner. 

Please register online by visiting www.emsasoccerportal.com.  For more information, visit emsasoutheast.com.

Overview of Outdoor Soccer

Strathearn has offered a community soccer program for children from our community for many years.  We typically host teams for younger aged children and once they get a bit older they join teams from adjacent communities.  Our soccer program relies on a strong group of dedicated volunteers to keep it running - a soccer director, coaches and parent supporters all come together to create a fun program for our kids.  Parents enjoy getting to know other community members as they cheer their kids on from the side-lines.

For those new to our program, here are a few points about how the outdoor season runs:

  • Runs roughly from the first week of May to the last week of June
  • Culminates in the fun, zone-wide Paul Johnston Tournament at the end of June
  • Is based on age groupings (Under 7,9,11,13 etc); boys and girls play together on a mixed team for U7 and are separated into gender specific teams for U9 and up
  • Has two games per week, on either Mon/Wed or Tue/Thur (same nights all season), with practices either scheduled before games (younger ages) or on separate nights (older ages)
  • Has games involving teams from the same and adjacent neighbourhoods for U7 kids.  Home games are in the field of Gabrielle Roy school on the southeast side of the school 
  • For U9 and up, kids from Strathearn are joined with kids from other communities to create a team (can be in any community in the southeast zone)
  • Relies on parents and other community volunteers for coaches, managers, field painting and coordinating activities.
  • Offers mandatory training for coaches.
  • Is affordable, costing between $145 and $255 per child, and is inclusive
  • Funding programs are available for those in need
  • Is a great way to meet other children and families in our neighbourhood

If more competitive soccer is of interest, the Southeast Storm (http://emsasoutheast.com/play/storm-01/) selects top players from our zone for teams U9 and up.

For more information, please contact our Strathearn soccer director at soccer@strathearncommunityleague.org.

Overview of Indoor Soccer

For those new to our program, here are a few points about how the Southeast Zone’s community indoor soccer program works:

  • Runs roughly from mid-October to end of February
  • Options for teams to try and make city finals and beyond
  • Is based on age groupings (Under 7,9,11 etc); boys and girls play together on a mixed team for U7 and are separated into gender specific teams for U9 and up
  • Has one game per week, on either Saturday or Sunday, and one practice per week
  • Games are played at one of the city’s indoor soccer centres (west,east,south) and practices are played in a southeast school gymnasium designated to the team
  • Relies on parents and other community volunteers for coaches, managers, field painting and coordinating activities.
  • Offers mandatory training for coaches.
  • Is affordable, costing between $185 and $265 per child and is inclusive
  • Funding programs are available for those in need.
  • Is a great way to meet other children and families in our neighbourhood.

If more competitive soccer is of interest, the Southeast Storm (http://emsasoutheast.com/play/storm-01/) selects top players from our zone for teams U9 and up.

For more information, please contact our Strathearn soccer director at soccer@strathearncommunityleague.org.