Spring Soccer League - 7th/8th Grade Boys Division
Mar 12 - Apr 30 (Saturday)
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Ages 2-16 · Males Only
From Mar 12, 2022 to Apr 30, 2022
Each Saturday from 09:00 AM to 06:00 PM
This activity is closed to further registration.Covington Parks and RecreationSpring Soccer League7th/8th Grade Boys Division
Our spring soccer league is geared toward providing an opportunity for soccer players to sharpen skills and broaden their knowledge of soccer with an emphasis on fun, participation, and sportsmanship. This division is for our first time and returning soccer players that want to learn the fundamentals and learn about teamwork! Some skills that will be worked on include: shooting, dribbling, and passing.Sportsmanship and teamwork will also be strongly encouraged.
Games:Games will be played at Kentwood High School and Covington Community Park. A majority of soccer games will be on Saturdays. There may be an occasional weekday game.Kentwood High School: 25800 164th Ave SE, CovingtonCovington Community Park (CCP): 17649 SE 240th St. Covington
Game Days:March 12; March 19; March 26(Picture Day); April 2; April 16; April 23; April 30 (tentative, there may be an occasional weekday game as well)
Practices:Teams are scheduled to have one practice per week starting the second week of March. The practice day and time is determined by our volunteer coaches. The practice lengths are also determined by coaches, they generally run 45 - 90 minutes depending on the division. Practices will be held at local Covington schools and parks. If you have a certain practice day that works best for you please make that request during registration. We will try to match you with a coach that has a similar preference. NO REQUEST IS GUARANTEED.
Requests:We allow you to request playing with friends, playing for a specific coach, and certain practice days. We do receive many requests and try our best to meet all the requests. However, WE CANNOT GUARANTEE your request will be fulfilled.
Welcome to the League Email:An email will be sent out after the registration deadline with your coaches info, practice info, game schedule, and all the other important info you will need this season. It's very important you provide us with an email address that is monitored regularly. The coach will contact you to introduce themselves shortly after.
All Our Divisions:Sign up for the grade level your child is currently in:Toddler (ages 2 and 3, Co-Ed, recommended for first time soccer players)PreK (ages 3 and 4; Co-Ed)Kindergarten (Co-Ed)1st/2nd Grade (Gender Specific)3rd/4th Grade (Gender Specific)5th/6th Grade (Gender Specific)7th/8th Grade (Gender Specific)
Volunteer Coaches Needed:The more volunteer coaches we have, the more participants we can allow to enroll. You can find the coaching application on our website at http://www.covingtonwa.gov/athletics/coaches.php. Email it to our Athletics Specialist, Curtis Carlson, email@example.com once complete.
Facts About Becoming a Coach:
- 2-3 hours per week time commitment (practice, games, prep)
- We supply you with all your equipment and a coaches packet
- Attend the mandatory informational coaches meeting
- Seasons are generally 2 months long
- Non-competitive, fun and instructional
- You receive a coaches plaque as a thank you
- More info can be found on the 'Coaches Corner' at www.covingtonwa.gov/athletics
Early Bird Registration Window: *NEW*To encourage signing up early, we have created an early sign up window. Between Nov. 5th and Jan. 3rd will be considered the early bird registration window. After Jan. 3rd, the registration fee will increase by $10. Registration will close on Feb. 4th, After that all spots will be filled on a first come first served basis via the waitlist.
Equipment:We will provide each participant with a team jersey. You are required to provide sneakers, shin guards, and socks that cover the shin guards. Practice soccer balls will be given to coaches to use during practices. They need to stay with the coach. We do not give away balls to each participant.
Recreation and Athletics Refund Policy:Full refunds will be given for any Recreation and Athletics program postponed, rescheduled or cancelled by the Covington Parks and Recreation Department.
Recreation and Athletics program credits and refunds must be requested at least one week prior to the start of the program. An administrative fee of $10.00 per student will be assessed for each Recreation or Athletics program refund processed. This processing fee can be avoided by putting the refunded money back onto the account for future use.
All Recreation and Athletics program credits and refunds requests made less than one week prior to the start of a program must be pre-approved and will only be given due to an extended illness or injury when verified by a healthcare professional and will carry a $10.00 administrative fee per participant for processing.
No program make-ups or discounts will be given for absences. No refunds or credits will be given once a program has begun.
Important Websites:You can visit https://cityofcovingtonparksandrec.playerspace.com for schedules, documents, and updates. You can also visit www.covingtonwa.gov/parks to see what else the Parks Department is offering!
Questions?:If you have any questions, please email them to our Athletics Specialist, Curtis Carlson at firstname.lastname@example.orgIf you are unable to sign up online, you can sign up over the phone at 253-480-2480.
Your coach will contact you mid February after the coaches meeting. You will receive the 'Welcome to the League' email around the same time with all your team information. Game and practice schedules will be emailed out in the 'Welcome to the League' email. Your coach will have hard copies of the game schedule to pass out at your first practice.Please make sure to attend the first practice. Your coach will have a quick parent meeting to discuss what they need help with throughout the season.
Registration Deadline: Feb. 5. We cannot guarantee open spots on the deadline. SPACE IS LIMITED!
City of Covington Parks and Recreation