SPRING 2017 YOUTH SOCCER

 

 Youth Soccer 

 

 

Welcome to the Spring 2017 Recreation Soccer League at Dunwoody UMC. 

 

We are pleased to offer recreation soccer for children ages 3 through 12 years. Please click the link below to learn more about our program.

 

SPRIING SOCCER IMPORTANT DATES

 

 

 

Meet and Greet for U4/U5 only: Saturday, March 4

 

PRACTICES: Kickeroos (U4/U5) begin Saturday, March 11; U6-U12 begin week of February 27.

 

GAMES : March 11, 18, 25, April 22, 29, May 6, 13. Weeks of May 8-20 reserved for makeups.

 


PHOTO DAY: Saturday, April 22. Rain (gym) or Shine (field).

 

UNIFORMS:

 

  • All players must wear shin guards covered with socks. Cleats are encouraged but not required.
  • Every player will receive a team jersey to be distributed before first games. The league does not require that names be added to the jerseys. If your team decides to have names put on the back, a team parent often collects all the jerseys after the first game and brings the order for imprinting. The league does not offer name imprinting.
  • Coaches will receive a DUMC coach shirt to be worn on game days.

 

SOCCERFEST End of Season Celebration:   Saturday, May 13 (Dunwoody UMC field)

 

 

LEAGUE POLICIES

 

RAIN OUT INFORMATION/CANCELLATION: Please check your email for weather-related cancellations. You may also visit the Leisure Ministry page of our website at www.dunwoodyumc.org/leisure and our Facebook page (Dunwoody UMC Sports and Leisure Ministry). To the extent possible, we will also communicate any cancellations by email to coaches and team parents no later than 4:30pm weekdays and 7:30 a.m. on Saturdays, with updates throughout the day as needed.

 

RESTROOMS: Portable restrooms are available near the field on game day and practices. Please have someone accompany each player to the restroom and help us keep the bathrooms clean.

 

TEAM MEETING: Kickeroos (U4/U5) teams meet once per week on Saturdays. U6-U12 teams meet only twice per week (once for practice and once for scheduled game.) If successive practices are cancelled due to bad weather, every effort will be made to reschedule practice time. We cannot offer additional practice time for teams due to safety and space concerns.

 

REFEREES: The coaches will serve as referees for the Kickeroos (U4/U5) and U6 league. Referees are provided for U8 and older teams.

 

CONDUCT: Unsportsmanlike conduct by players, coaches or fans will not be tolerated. This includes dangerous play, profanity, disrespect or yelling at the referees or players. Any violation of conduct rules will result in immediate expulsion from the game and a 1-game suspension for the following game. Two violations in this area during a season will result in expulsion from the league. This applies to coaches, parents, players, fans, and siblings!

 

SAFE SANCTUARY TRAINING: Dunwoody UMC is a Safe Sanctuary Facility. All volunteer coaches, including assistant coaches, are required to be Safe Sanctuary certified.

 

DEVOTION: Each game will begin with the home team coach leading both teams in a prayer at center field. At the conclusion of the game, each team will form a line to shake hands with each other at mid-field.

 

CONCUSSION TRAINING: HEADS UP Concussion in Youth Sports is a free, online course available to coaches, parents, and others helping to keep athletes safe from concussion. It takes less than 30 minutes! http://www.cdc.gov/headsup/youthsports/training/.    Please note:  a youth player who has been removed from play, during games or practices, for any concern regarding a possible head injury must receive written clearance from an approved or assigned health care professional before being allowed to return to play.

 

We are pleased to offer programs for children ages 3 through 14 years (age is determined as of July 31, 2016).

 

FEES:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

Kickeroos (Saturday –only co-ed league) for U4’s and U5’s                      

Before Jan 28:  $105.00                  After Jan 28: $115.00

 

U6 through U14 boys and girls leagues                                                          

Before Jan 28: $165.00                   After Jan 28: $180.00

 

Sibling Discount of $10 will be applied at checkout.

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

QUESTIONS? CONTACT THE LEISURE MINISTRY AT This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. OR 770.394-0675 ext. 137.

 

 

 


 

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Worship Times

Traditional Services
9:00 & 10:30 a.m. in the Sanctuary

Contemporary Service
9:00 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall

Contact Information

Dunwoody UMC
1548 Mt. Vernon Road
Dunwoody, GA. 30338
770-394-0675
770-394-8492 FAX
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