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Register for Summer Saturday Soccer at Aliber! - Open to all U6-U14

Summer Saturday Soccer is a chance for players to continue practicing their skills between seasons in a fun, supervised environment.  Players will be divided into teams by age groups to play a series of pick up games each week.  The sessions take place on Saturday mornings from 8:30am -10:00am, June 14-August 16, 2014.  No games over the July 5th weekend.  Ages U6-U14 (spring ages).  Cost is $30 for entire summer plus all players receive a free SWSC T-Shirt.  Click here to register your player(s) online!

Already Registered?  Just show up on a Saturday at 8:30 and check in with the Supervisor to get assigned to a team.

Have questions or want to volunteer to help:  Email Kate the Registrar.  

Fall 2014 Registration is OPEN!

ONLINE REGISTRATION HAS OPENED for all ages.  You can register online for Fall 2014 soccer at Soccer West. Click here to register your player(s) online!

Have Questions?:  Email Kate the Registrar.  Or please download, print and fill our PDF form below.  You'll find the download link in the section below.

Please note that registrations for players received after July 1, 2014 will incur a $25 late fee. 

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Welcome to the Home of Soccer West Soccer Club

Thank you for visiting the Soccer West website, home of some of the best soccer players, coaches and fans in Iowa.  A volunteer based nonprofit organization promoting youth soccer in the Des Moines area.

We are proud of our partnership with the Des Moines Menace which include exclusive, world-class coaching and clinics for all Soccer West players and coaches. Please browse the website to find all the information you need to learn more about our top tier soccer club.

FALL 2014 AGE GROUPS, PROGRAMS AND DATES

Fall 2014 Season Dates

July 1, 2014 - $25 late fee takes effect for all U9 and up programs
July 1, 2014 - $25 late fee takes effect for U6-U8 programs
TBA, 2014 - Coaches Meeting - Time & Location TBD
TBA 2014 - Equipment Exchange - Field Clean Up Day
TBA, 2014 - All U6 and up players should be notified by coaches
September 6/7, 2014 - First Weekend of Games for U6 and up
TBA, 2014 - Kiddie players should be notified of team assignments
September 14, 2014 - First Day for Kiddie Program
October 19, 2014 - Last Day for Kiddie Program

October 25/26, 2014 - Last Weekend of Games

November 2, 2014 - Last Weekend for Make-up Games (if needed)

 

Program Descriptions

 

Kiddie Program:  Ages 3-5 years (mostly Pre-K and K age kids)

  • Description: Give your child the gift of playing the number #1 sport in the world.  The beautiful game brings agility, coordination, confidence and a TON OF FUN to all players!  For the first half-hour, teams will practice on a half-field. For the second half-hour, teams will scrimmage.Ages: 8/1/2009 to 7/31/2010; primarily for kids ages 4-5 (Pre-K and K)
  • Cost: $70 per player (no late fee)
  • Program Dates/Times: Sundays from 4:30-5:30pm, runs from Sunday Septber 14,  through TBA (begins and ends one week later/earlier than U6 and up)
  • Possible game day celebration will be played at Valley Stadium on the pro turf followed up by a free Menace Soccer game.  All  players get a free game t-shirt and a medal at the end of the season.

**Kiddie Registration Note: In order to register online, players must have turned 4 before August 1, 2013. If your child is now age 4, but misses the birthday cutoff, please fill out a paper registration and mail it in as your online registration may not go through.

 

 

U6-U8 Recreational

  • Ages: 8/1/2006 to 7/31/2009; primarily for kids ages 5-8 (K-3rd grades)
  • Cost: $95 per player (late fee of $25 effective January 20th)
  • Game Dates: Sunday games, running Sunday, April 6 through Sunday, June 8.
  • Game Times: U6-12:00, U7-1:15, U8-2:30 every Sunday
  • Description: Focus is on fun, soccer fundamentals and team building. All teams are coached by parent volunteers and are coed teams.


U9-U14 Recreational

  • Ages: 8/1/2001 to 7/31/2006; primarily for kids ages 8-14 (3rd-8th grades)
  • Cost: $95 per player (late fee of $25 effective January 20th)
  • Game Dates: Saturday or Sunday games, running weekend of April 5-6 through weekend of June 7-8.
  • Description: Continued focus on soccer development in a fun environment. All-girls teams are formed if there is enough interest. Teams are all parent coached.

 

U9-10 Academy Program

  • Ages: 8/1/2004 to 7/31/2006; primarily for kids ages 8-10 (3rd-4th grades)
  • Cost: $195 per player 
  • Game Dates: Saturday or Sunday games, running weekend of March 29-30 through weekend of May 31-June 1; season includes Academy Festival Tournament, weekend of May 17-18.
  • Description: This program is for players who are ready to compete at a higher level. Teams are coached by Menace staff coaches with assistance from "E" licensed parent volunteer coaches. There are 2 practices per week and the general expectation is greater than on a recreational team. For more detailed information on the program and to register, visit www.menacesoccer.com/u9u10.

 

Please email the registrar with questions or registration issues.

Field Practice Layout Schedule

For changes or request, please email Field Director, Kurt Weakland at Weakland@gmail.com or you may email Michael Tutty at Michael.Tutty@gmail.com. Field Map can be found here for viewing: http://www.scribblemaps.com/