This instructional soccer program is designed to acquaint young boys and girls with the game of soccer, learning basic fundamentals such as team work, kicking, passing, throw-ins, positioning and rules. The season runs for approximately six weeks beginning in late March and ending mid/late May.
KINDERGARTEN division is co-ed (must be currently attending kindergarten or 5 years of age before September 1, 2020) This program runs Saturdays & Sundays for ONE hour. The goal is to develop motor skills and coordination. Players will learn basic motor skills during the first 40 minutes of practice followed by a 20 minute scrimmage. Depending on coaches availability, this division may have an opportunity to have some practice during the weekdays.
1st & 2nd DIVISION -This division runs Saturday & Sunday games with one evening a week for practice. (Practice is determined by the coaches availability) A schedule is established only for the purpose of control. Scores and standings will not be kept in this division. The competitive pressures of winning or losing the game is eliminated to assure that each player benefits from participation and has fun! Pending the number of participants registered, divisions will be broken by gender and grade level:
Girls 1st grade
Boys 1st grade
Girls 2nd grade
Boys 2nd grade
The health and safety of our community are of utmost importance. With the spread of Coronavirus the instructional soccer program will be modified to follow state and local guidelines.
Any questions or concerns please feel free to contact the Belchertown Recreation Department.
The Belchertown Recreation Dept.