Rec Field Maps
Summer Recreation Program
(Click to download printable copy)
The purpose of the PSA Recreation Program
is to provide an opportunity for the participants to have
FUN, learn the sport and develop life skills including a
life-long love of the game. It is a program that is
primarily devoted to the enjoyment and development of soccer
players without the emphasis on travel or high level
provides a FUN, SAFE and HEALTHY
experience for ALL KIDS...big kids, little kids, tall
kids, short kids, young kids,
older kids...kids who want to play for one, or more
seasons. It’s for kids who want to play in a relaxed
atmosphere, strictly for FUN, while sharpening their
individual skills and learning more about the game of soccer.
Players have FUN in a healthy, stress-free program
Teach players soccer in a FUN, relaxed and enjoyable environment
FUN, participation and
allow our small-sided games approach to be the primary teacher
Develop players with an
age-appropriate curriculum and ensure equal playing time for all players
of May to late July
practices, 16 games and 3 “skills” sessions
Opens January 1st and CLOSES on APRIL 15th
Register your child for the grade they are CURRENTLY attending.
All “play-with” requests must be registered by March 15th-no
Late registrations will be accepted after March 15th on an as-available
basis with no guarantee of placement on a team.
Pre-K (4+ years old) to 10th grade
Pre-K to 2nd Grade and $175 for 3rd to 10th
Register by March 15th and receive a $25 discount
play on Monday & Wednesday, Boys play on Tuesday & Thursday
are formed by gender at the Pre-K, Kindergarten, 1st-2nd,
3rd-4th, 5th-6th and 7th-10th
Players are assigned to teams based on the grade they are
“Play-with” requests, school attended and random assignment are used to
finalize the teams
If players are registered in a different grade than they are currently
attending, they will be assigned to a team in the grade they were
If “play-with” requests involve children in different grades, the child
in the lower grade must play at the higher grade level.
PSA will field teams for Pre-K through
there are not enough players registered to field a
four teams per age group/gender, PSA will cancel these age groups and
refund your registration fee.
If a Coach is not available for a team, we may have to disband the team
and assign the players to other teams.
PSA relies totally on volunteer coaches for the teams
HEAD COACH only
will receive a refund for one standard fee ($130 or $150), at the end of the
program. Register through the Online Registration System (https://plymouthsoccer.cogran.com)
Training will be provided at the beginning of the program with clinics to be
hosted in collaboration with the Minnesota Youth Soccer Association (MYSA)
The PSA website (www.plymouthsoccer.com)
has a variety of Coach Education materials to assist you in coaching the
team. The “Coaches Corner” is located under the Site Navigation section of
the PSA Home Page.
If you are volunteering to coach, please see the appropriate
Recreation Program calendar for important dates.
Coaches are expected to attend the mandatory kick-off held in the
late April/early May timeframe.
Conduct the three “skills’ sessions on the schedule
Approx. 4 practices will be scheduled throughout the season, with 2
scheduled prior to the start of the summer games.
Practices are at either 6:00pm or 7:15pm and vary throughout the
No practices will be conducted the week of
All practices will
be outside. Players should dress appropriately for the weather.
should use their judgment on sending their children to practice.
PSA will notify
players if the practice/game is cancelled due to weather.
will not be re-scheduled.
Start in the middle of May and finish at the end of July.
Games are at either 6:00pm or 7:15pm and vary throughout the schedule.
No games will be played the week of
Rosters and schedules will be made available approximately two weeks
before the season begins.
All games are played in bad weather with the exception of lightening or
poor field conditions. Cancellations will be posted on the PSA website
and The Weather Hotline. If you are uncertain, please contact your
Cancelled games will not be re-scheduled
PSA provides three 1-hour sessions of “Skills Training”, included in the
cost of the program
Sessions are conducted by “professional” PSA Trainers.
Pre-K to 10th grade players are invited to participate
All players will receive a full uniform (Shirt, shorts and socks).
Uniforms will be distributed by the Coach at the first few practices.
IMPORTANT SAFETY NOTE:
A player must not use equipment or wear anything that is dangerous to
themselves or another player.
BE ADVISED THAT PLAYERS ARE NOT ALLOWED TO WEAR ANY JEWELRY/EARRINGS DURING
THE SOCCER GAMES.
If a player has earrings, even newly-pierced, they must be removed in
order to play-NO EXCEPTIONS.
Band-Aids or tape over the earrings is not allowed.
If a child wears glasses, they
must be secured with a head-band.
Shin guards are
MANDATORY for ALL players and
be completely covered by their socks.
Shorts or sweatpants may be worn. (Dress appropriately for the weather).
Soccer shoes (no toe-cleats) are recommended, but tennis shoes may be
A full uniform (Shirt, shorts and socks) will be provided for all
players and should be worn for all games.
Please bring enough water/sport drink (approx. 2 quarts), in an
appropriate/safe container, to all practices and games.
All players should bring a fully-inflated ball to each session.
Pre-K-2nd Grade uses a size 3 ball.
3rd-6th Grade uses a size 4 ball.
Grade uses a size 5 ball.
Team pictures will be scheduled in early June (date and location TBD).
will hand out team picture information, schedule and order forms when
you get your uniform.