Tampa Campus

In-House Rec Program (U5-U10)

IN-HOUSE RECREATIONAL PROGRAM

 

Our In-house Recreational Program is for children between the ages of U5 (Born in 2017) to U10 (born in 2012) playing against other teams within the club. 

To determine your child’s age group based on their birth year for this season, CLICK HERE for the 2021-22 Age Group Matrix. 

  • All practices and games are played at Benito Middle School, 10065 Cross Creek Boulevard, Tampa, FL  33647.
  • Match Formats (based on player attendance):
    • U5/U6 (Under 5/6 - 2017/2016) - 4 vs 4 without Goalkeepers
    • U7/U8 (Under 7/8 - 2015/2014) - 6 vs 6 with Goalkeepers
    • U9/U10 (Under 9/10 - 2013/2012) - 7 vs 7 with Goalkeepers
  • Teams are coached by volunteer coaches under the supervision of the Recreational Program Technical Director. 


CLICK HERE to return to the General TPA Rec Page


 

WHAT IS THE SOCCER REGISTRATION FEE?

To determine your child’s age group based on their birth year for this season, CLICK HERE for the 2021-22 Age Group Matrix. 

In-House Recreational Program Fees

  • U5/U6 - $195  (Full Uniform included)
  • U7/U8 - $230 (Full Uniform included)
  • U9/U10 - $260 (Full Uniform included)

LATE REGISTRATION:  After October 10, 2021 at 11:59pm - Additional Fee $25.00
** All late registrants will be placed on a wait-list and will not be guaranteed a roster spot.  Some age groups may fill up before the posted deadlines.  DO NOT DELAY!


 

WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE REGISTRATION FEE?

  • 13 Weeks Training Season
  • One/two practices per week (depending on age group)
  • Kid Safe Program - Background check for all Coaches/Technical and admin staff 
  • Full Uniform Kit - 2 jerseys, 1 pair of shorts, and 1 pair of socks
  • FYSA (Florida Youth Soccer Association) Player Registration Fee
  • End of the Year Jamboree and Awards
  • Club Overhead Costs (fields maintenance, equipment, lights, administrative expenses, website)
  • Proactive and visible Technical Director and Technical Staff
  • For the U7/U8 & U9/U10 age groups, End of Season Tournament (No Extra Cost)

Players are responsible for:

  • Shin guards
  • Soccer cleats
  • Soccer ball
    • U5/U6 - Size 3
    • U7/U8 & U9/U10 - Size 4

 

WHAT IS PLAYER EVALUATION DAY?

Player evaluations are not tryouts, but an identification process to ensure that all teams are properly balanced and are mandatory for the U7/U8 and U9/U10 age groups ONLY. As a recreational program for players of all skill levels, this is an effort to ensure a more enjoyable experience for all.

 


WHEN/WHERE ARE THE GAMES AND PRACTICES?

(DATES AND TIMES SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

  • Player evaluation Days - October 21st, 2021 (ONLY U7/U8 & U9/U10 AGE GROUPS)
  • Practices will begin November 1st, 2021
  • All games will be played on Saturdays beginning November 13th, 2021 – 13 weeks season. (U7/U8 & U9/U10 teams will have 14 weeks due to End of the Season Tournament AT NO EXTRA COST)

All practices and games will be held at Benito Middle School, 10065 Cross Creek Blvd, Tampa, FL 33647

@ If you have a special request for the training days and/or coach preference, YOU HAVE THE OPTION TO PROVIDE THIS INFORMATION DURING THE ONLINE REGISTRATION ONLY. After the registration deadline (10/10/21), no special requests will be accepted.

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE 

AGE GROUP

PRACTICES

GAMES

U5/U6 Coed

@ *Wed. or Thurs. 6:00pm to 7:00pm at Benito Middle 

Game: Sat. 10:00am or 11:30am

U7/U8 Coed

@ *Mon., Tues. or Wed. 6:00pm to 7:00pm at Benito Middle 

Game: Sat. 11:30am or 1:00pm

U9/U10 Coed

@ *Mon. & Wed. or Tues. & Thurs. 7:15pm to 8:15pm at Benito Middle 

 Game: Sat.  10:00am, 11:30am or 1:00pm

* Coach Determination


 

CAN I MAKE A SPECIAL REQUEST?

Special requests for Coach and practice nights are available during the online registration process. These requests must be placed in the player’s GotSport account during online registrationThis special request would be considered if requested before the deadline (10/10/21)

Special requests via e-mail or via phone call will not be accepted.

Special requests for a particular coach or practice nights are not a guarantee.

A $50.00 fee (in addition to the club’s standard refund policy) will be kept if a member decides to not participate when a special request is not granted. (This will only be allowed if the request is submitted before the deadline 10/10/21). 


 

REFUND POLICY

Chargers S.C. reserves the right to deny any partial or full registration fees once registration and payment has been completed (payment is due at time of registration).

However, in cases of reasonable documented excuse (illness, severe injury, family relocation, etc.) filed BEFORE October 10th, 2021 a partial refund may be granted.