Grassroots & Skill Centre

(Pricing lists for each program are at the bottom of the page)
 
U4 to U10 Grassroots Community Programs

Open for any players born 2010 to 2016

  • Participants will register according to their year of birth in the following girls’ or boys’ programs:
    • U10 – players born 2010
    • U9 – players born 2011
    • U8 – players born 2012
    • U7 – players born 2013
    • U6 – players born 2014
    • U5 – players born 2015
    • U4 – players born 2016 (Parent and Tot)
  • The programs will be offered in two eight-week blocks over the fall and winter.
  • These programs include one one-hour training session per week at a local gym in Bedford, Fall River, or Sackville, (date, time and location to be determined).
  • Suburban FC coaching staff with (at a minimum) the LTPD Active Start, FUNdamentals, or Learning to Train certifications will conduct all sessions.

U12B Grassroots Community Program

Open for any players born 2008

  • These programs include two training sessions per week: one gym session at a local gym in Bedford, Fall River, or Sackville and one indoor turf session (date, time and location of both to be determined).
  • Teams will participate in the Nova Scotia Soccer League (NSSL) and will play weekly 7v7 games in the Halifax Regional Municipality.  Games will be scheduled on weekends with the date, time, and location to be determined by the NSSL. 
  • To be a coach in this program requires LTPD Learning to Train certification at a minimum

U8 to U11 Grassroots Skill Centre Programs

Open for any players born 2009 to 2012

  • Participants will register according to their year of birth in the following girls’ or boys’ programs:
    • U11 Skill Centre – players born 2009
    • U10 Skill Centre – players born 2010
    • U9 Skill Centre – players born 2011
    • U7/U8 Skill Centre – players born 2012/2013
       
  • These programs include two training sessions per week: one gym session at a local gym in Bedford, Fall River, or Sackville; and one indoor turf session (date, time, and location to be determined).
  • Teams will participate in weekly festival-style games on weekends.  Games will be structured as 5v5 for U8 and U9, and 7v7 for U10 and U11.  Festival locations may include: Halifax, Highland, Dartmouth, South Shore, and Valley. 
  • Team composition for the festivals will be set monthly based upon criteria determined by the CSA and SNS. 
  • To be a coach in a Skill Centre requires the following LTPD certifications at a minimum: 
    • GU8, BU8, and BU9 – FUNdamentals.
    • GU9-GU11, and BU10-BU11 – Learning to Train

U12A Grassroots Performance Program

Open for any players born 2008

  • These programs include a minimum of three sessions per week: two training sessions on turf and one fitness session in a gym (date, time, and location of all to be determined).
  • Teams will participate in the Nova Scotia Soccer League (NSSL) and will play weekly 7v7 games across Nova Scotia (Halifax, Highland, Dartmouth, South Shore, and Valley; and possibly Cape Breton). Games will be scheduled on weekends with the date, time, and location to be determined by the NSSL.
  • To be a coach in this program requires LTPD Learning to Train certification at a minimum.

Grassroots Price List

Team 2019/20 Winter Program Cost Notes
Skill Centre / U12A
Girls U8 $310.00  
Boys U8 $310.00  
Girls U9 $415.00  
Boys U9 $415.00  
Girls U10 $415.00  
Boys U10 $415.00  
Girls U11 $485.00  
Boys U11 $485.00  
U12A $610.00  
Community
Girls U4 $40.00 Two blocks of 8-week sessions
Boys U4 $40.00 Two blocks of 8-week sessions
Girls U5 $40.00 Two blocks of 8-week sessions
Boys U5 $40.00 Two blocks of 8-week sessions
Girls U6 $40.00 Two blocks of 8-week sessions
Boys U6 $40.00 Two blocks of 8-week sessions
Girls U7* $40.00 Two blocks of 8-week sessions
Boys U7* $40.00 Two blocks of 8-week sessions
Girls U8 $40.00 Two blocks of 8-week sessions
Boys U8 $40.00 Two blocks of 8-week sessions
Girls U9 $60.00 Two blocks of 8-week sessions
Boys U9 $60.00 Two blocks of 8-week sessions
Girls U10 $60.00 Two blocks of 8-week sessions
Boys U10 $60.00 Two blocks of 8-week sessions
Girls U12B $475.00  
Boys U12B $475.00  
Girls U11/U12C $275.00  
Boys U11/12C $275.00  
     
Notes:    

* Parents at this age group may wonder about playing U8 Skill Centre.  In the past the U8 Academy included U7 and U8 players.  The U7 group is critical as a feeder to the U8 Skill Centre, and ultimately the Club performance streams. *