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Spring 2022 Rec Program


A summary of Spring 2022 Rec Registration Fees:

  • Mini-kickers (2017 and 2018) - $75
  • 2016 (U6)  and 2015 (U7) - $125
  • 2014 (U8) - $125
  • 2012 and 2013 (U10) - $150
  • 2010 and 2011 (U12) - $150
  • 2008 and 2009 (U14) - $150
  • 2006 and 2007 (U16) - $150  (Waitlist until we have enough players)
  • 2005 and earlier (U19) - $150 (Waitlist until we have enough players)

*A volunteer fee will apply if you are not able to donate a few hours during the Spring Season (the opt out button will be seen during Registration) 

Important Dates

  • Monday February 7, 2022- Player Wait List Opens
  • Tuesday February 15, 2022 - Spring Coach Meeting
  • Monday February 21, 2022 - First day of Spring Practices
  • Tuesday March 1, 2022 - Game Schedules published
  • Wednesday March 2nd, 2022 - Mini-Kickers Parent Meeting and uniforms hand out
  • Saturday March 5, 2022 - Opening Day  / First game of the Season
  • March 14, 2022 - Weekly Skills Clinics commence (U6-U12)
  • March 20 & 27  - Signature/Select Tryouts
  • Saturday June 5 -  Last Day of Regular Season Play (Most Age groups)

    PLEASE REFER TO THE LEAGUE CALENDAR FOR A LIST OF ALL KEY DATES IN THE SPRING SEASON 

Information about the LNYSA Spring Recreational Season

2017 and 2018 "Mini-Kickers"- A great introduction to soccer with the emphasis on FUN, with weekly Saturday morning skills sessions, starting at 8:30am at Bear Brand Park for a 60 minute session for 8 weeks.  The first session is on Saturday March 5, 2022.   Players are assigned to a micro-field each visit and play fun soccer games, with frequent water breaks followed by a scrimmage played at the end of the 60 minute session.  Soccer patches are handed out each week based on the skills completed that week. Uniforms (jersey, shorts, socks) are provided at the Spring Mini-Kicker parent meeting on March 2nd 2022 at 6pm. Each Parent will need to provide their player with a size 3 soccer ball and bring plenty of water to the field each Saturday. 

2016 (U6)  and 2015 (U7) -  League Play – Players will be assigned to a set team and play 4v4 or 5v5 without goalkeepers.  Recreational Coaches and Volunteers will be present on the field to assist with the general flow of the game. Emphasis will be on implementing soccer skills learned in the midweek Skills Clinics held at Marina Hills Park (4-5pm starting on Tuesday March 16 2022 for 6 weeks).  The Saturday games consist of a practice period of 30 minutes prior to the game.  Saturday games  consist of  four (4) ten (10) minute quarters with 2-4 minute breaks. The Saturday session lasts for 90 minutes in total. All Saturday games will be played in the mornings at Bear Brand Park. The first game will be Saturday March 5, 2022. A game schedule outlining the 8-week period will be published by March 1, 2022. Each player should bring a size 3 soccer ball to the Saturday games and the midweek Skills Clinics. 

2014 (U8) Champions' League - Players will be assigned to a set team and play 5v5 or 6v6 with goalkeepers.  Rec Coaches and Volunteers will be present on the field to assist with the general flow of the game.  There will be four (4) ten (10) minute quarters. The Saturday session lasts for 90 minutes in total. Emphasis will be on implementing soccer skills learned in the midweek Skills Clinics. The skills clinics will start on Wednesday March 2, 2022 (4pm-5pm hosted at Marina Hills Park for U8)  Each player should bring a size 3 soccer ball.

2012-2013 (Under 10) - A great developmental program for players as they start to understand positions on the field, tactics and compete in Saturday games managed by paid Adult and Youth Referees. Players will be assigned to a set team with a maximum roster of nine (9) and play 7v7 including the goalkeeper. There will be two (2) twenty (25) minutes halves. One practice with the coach and one optional Skills Session will be held during the week. Players should bring a size 4 Soccer ball. In addition to the games, each team practice will have one or two practices during the week, starting from February 21st, 2022. Teams in these divisions will be balanced teams, with the roster selected through a player balancing draft.

2010-2011 (Under 12) - Players will be assigned to a set team with a maximum roster of nine (9) and play 7v7 including the goalkeeper. There will be two (2) thirty (30) minutes halves. One practice with the coach and one optional Skills Session will be held during the week. Practice can start the week of February 21st, 2022.  Teams in these divisions will be balanced teams, with the roster selected through a player balancing draft.  Uniforms (jersey, shorts, socks) are provided. Players should bring a size 4 Soccer ball. 

2008-2009 (Under 14) -  Two options may apply for U14 based upon team counts in this division. All teams may play in the local circuit, with all games in Laguna Niguel, or the teams may play in the Travel Circuit. Teams will travel every other weekend with half the games at home and the other half away.  Typically,  9 of the 10 games are on Saturday’s with 1 on a Sunday depending upon the number of teams in the circuit & format.   Teams must be registered by the Jan 30, 2022 deadline.  Travel Teams Spring Cup - Girls May 7,14,15. Boys will be played May 15,21,22.  A decision on format will be made by the Division Director in consultation with the Coaches prior to the start of the season.

2006-2007 (U16) and 2003-2005 (U19) - Travel Circuit. Teams will travel every other weekend with half the games at home and the other half away.   Typically,  9 of the 10 games are on Saturday’s with 1 on a Sunday depending upon the number of teams in the circuit & format. Teams must be registered by the Jan 30, 2022 deadline.  Travel Teams Spring Cup - Girls May 7,14,15. Boys will be played May 15,21,22.

For ages 2003 through 2012 additional Referee Fees will apply , these fees are collected at the field during the Season. 

If you have any additional questions please email the 2022 Spring Season Divisional & League Contacts  click here 


Age Matrix Template

LNYSA Birth Year and Season Matrix

When determining the age group for a season, the year the season ends should be used for determining the birth year. Also note that the format "U" followed by age really means that age and younger. For example, U8 should be read as 8 and younger. 

Note: 

The Recreational program starts at U5 (mini-kickers) through U19.
Select Soccer teams start from U9 through U16. 
Our Club program starts at U8 through U19. 

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30025 Alicia Parkway, #188
Laguna Niguel, California 92677

Phone: 877-385-6972
Email: [email protected]

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