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Recreational Soccer Program

Sporting Columbia administers Columbia's largest outdoor recreational soccer program in partnership with Columbia Parks and Recreation at Cosmopolitan Park.  Our rec program is currently home to over 1200 youth soccer players ranging in age from 3 to 16.  Our goal is to provide Columbia youth an opportunity to be active, healthy, and have fun learning the game of soccer!  If you're looking for a program for your child to develop new friends and more confidence, recreational soccer is the perfect choice!

For questions about our recreational soccer program, please email our Rec Coordinator at rec@sportingcolumbia.net.


RECREATIONAL SOCCER - FALL 2024

Fall 2024 recreational registration is open now through June 30th!

Registration Fees
U4 - U7                          Fall 2024     $125.00
U8 - U17                       Fall 2024     $145.00

Players will receive a team jersey and soccer ball included with registration.    

Please note:  Refund requests can be made via email to rec@sportingcolumbia.net.  All requests will be reviewed.  No refunds offered after the June 30th registration deadline. 

Fall 2024 Game Dates (6 games)

Saturday, September 7
Saturday, September 14
Saturday, September 21
Saturday, September 28
Saturday, October 5
Saturday, October 12
Saturday, October 26 (Rain date)
Saturday, November 2 (Rain date)

 

Recreational Soccer Divisions

Sporting Columbia Recreational Soccer offers U4-U17 Coed divisions and U7-U11 Girls divisions.  Please make sure to specify Coed or Girls on your player's registration.  Age groups correspond with the school year and are outlined below for the Fall 2024 & Spring 2025 seasons.   

COED

DIVISIONS

DATE OF BIRTH 
U4 8/1/2020-7/31/2021
U5 8/1/2019-7/31/2020
U6 8/1/2018-7/31/2019
U7 8/1/2017-7/31/2018
U8 8/1/2016-7/31/2017
U9 8/1/2015-7/31/2016
U10 8/1/2014-7/31/2015
U11 8/1/2013-7/31/2014

U12/U13

(Combined)

8/1/2011-7/31/2013

U14-U17

(Combined)

8/1/2008-7/31/2011

 

GIRLS

DIVISIONS

              DATE OF BIRTH          

U7 Girls

 

8/1/2017-7/31/2018

U8/U9 Girls

(Combined)

8/1/2015-7/31/2017

U10/U11 Girls

(Combined) 

8/1/2013-7/31/2015

Additional Information

When are games?
Games are generally held on Saturdays.  An occasional weeknight game may be scheduled to accommodate the number of teams in a division. Game times begin at 8:30 AM and continue through the day as necessary.

Where are games?
Games are played at Cosmopolitan Park located at 1615 Business Loop 70 West.

When and Where are practices?
Coaches determine practice days, times, and locations. 
Practice limits are as follows:

U4 - U7 First 30 minutes of game time
U8-U9 One 60-90 minute session per week
U10+ Two 60-90 minute sessions per week

 

What are the rec seasons and when is registration open?
Sporting Columbia currently hosts fall and spring rec seasons.  Fall registration is open May 1-June 30 and the season is late August through October.  Spring registration is open November 15-February 15 and the season is late March through May.

Is financial assistance available for rec soccer?
Yes, please click on the form linked below for financial aid submission requirements and deadline to apply.

Fall 2024 Rec Soccer Financial Aid Application


INTERESTED IN BECOMING A VOLUNTEER REC COACH?

Being a coach is a great way to spend quality time with your child and help out a great cause. All coaches must register online, complete and pass a background check processed though Missouri Youth Soccer Association.  Please email rec@sportingcolumbia.net if interested in volunteering!