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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 19.  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

Recreational Soccer - Fall 2023

Fall 2023 registration is now closed.  Late registrants will be accepted as roster space allows.  Please email to be added to the waitlist for the fall season.     

Late Registration Fees (after June 30)
U4 - U8                          Fall     $130.00
U9 - High School      Fall     $140.00

All players will be placed on new rosters for the Fall 2023 season and receive a team jersey and soccer ball included with registration.     

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

Fall 2023 Game Dates (6 games)

Saturday, September 9
Saturday, September 16
Saturday, September 23
Saturday,  September 30
Saturday, October 7
Saturday, October 14
Saturday, October 28 (Rain date)
Saturday, November 4 (Rain date)


Recreational Soccer Divisions

Sporting Columbia Recreational Soccer offers U4-High School Coed divisions and U8, U10, & 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 2023 & Spring 2024 seasons.   



U4 8/1/2019-7/31/2020
U5 8/1/2018-7/31/2019
U6 8/1/2017-7/31/2018
U7 8/1/2016-7/31/2017
U8 8/1/2015-7/31/2016
U9 8/1/2014-7/31/2015
U10 8/1/2013-7/31/2014
U11 8/1/2012-7/31/2013










        DATE OF BIRTH          

U7/U8 Girls



U9/U10 Girls


U11 Girls*  8/1/2012-7/31/2013

*NEW U11 Girls Division will be offered for Fall 2023!  Minimum of 50 registrants required to form the U11 Girls Division.      

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 2023 Rec Soccer Financial Aid Application


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 if interested in volunteering!